Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 83 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +106
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.68% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% - -
North West median daily rate £506 £513 -
% change year-on-year -1.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 295 378 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.91% 28.51% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 283 296
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.54% -5.76%
10th Percentile £211 £215 £200
90th Percentile £566 £549 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 15
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.30 £24.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.27% +22.29% +13.24%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.65 £53.50
North West median hourly rate £23.67 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +12.71% +15.07% +2.82%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Cheshire

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Cheshire

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reference Data in Cheshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -10 3 £506 +55.77%
Warrington -3 1 £438 -12.50%
Reference Data
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) Slack
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (25.00%) Trello
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft