Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Reference Data
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 -23 +9
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% 0.066% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.23% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Birmingham median daily rate £464 - £490
10th Percentile £452 - £436
90th Percentile £484 - £491
West Midlands median daily rate £464 - £468
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Reference Data is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 434 437 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.91% 28.73% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 289 223
Birmingham median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £228 £200 £213
90th Percentile £500 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £364
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.59% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +17.54% +9.20%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.92
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.29% -5.12% -17.00%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Birmingham

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) GoldenSource
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Qlik Sense
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) GoldenSource