The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 67 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.84% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £750 £270 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +177.77% -46.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £504 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +13.52% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 205 272 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 25.12% 30.06% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 197 112
Median daily rate £375 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £448 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £11.16 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.24% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.70 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.96 £41.80 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Reference Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Bristol

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Bristol

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (75.00%) HBase
2 3 (75.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) MapR
2 3 (75.00%) Data Enrichment
2 3 (75.00%) Nuix
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) HBase
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) Neo4j
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 2 (50.00%) ETL Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Hadoop Architect
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Enrichment
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Reference Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (75.00%) MapR
1 3 (75.00%) Nuix
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk