The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 137 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.11% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.41% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £498 £200 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.75% -41.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £200 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £516 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
654 731 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.96% 25.60% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 503 428
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 41
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £10.26 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £18.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reference Data across the Yorkshire region.

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Yorkshire region.

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +18 2 £520 +160.00%
Humberside - 1 £475 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) DataStage
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) DataStage
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
1 1 (25.00%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Tez
1 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk