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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 144 142 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% 0.32% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 1.06% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Median daily rate £475 £400 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £480
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Reference Data
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
947 944 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.73% 29.92% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 611 449
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 44
Median hourly rate £13.81 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Derivative
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) EMIR
5 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) MiFID
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE

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 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Lineage
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (20.00%) EMIR
2 2 (20.00%) MiFID
3 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) DataFlux
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel