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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 126 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 13 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.52% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.84% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 14
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£475 £500 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +62.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £416 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £566 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £493 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +45.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
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England

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
825 653 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.69% 28.49% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 416 308
Average daily rate £370 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 44
Average hourly rate £13.94 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.24% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -22 11 £460 -8.00%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data.

1 14 (53.85%) Data Integration
2 10 (38.46%) Data Architecture
2 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 9 (34.62%) Trillium
3 9 (34.62%) CRM
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Data Management
4 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Management
4 8 (30.77%) Data Quality
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Retail
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) QA
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Ab Initio
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Middleware
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) NHS
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) ITSM
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Ab Initio Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Author
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Author
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Integration
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Data Modelling
1 10 (38.46%) Data Architecture
2 9 (34.62%) CRM
3 8 (30.77%) Data Management
3 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Management
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.85%) ERP
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (19.23%) QA
3 3 (11.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Trillium
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Ab Initio