Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 -26
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 9 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Cheshire median daily rate £450 - £635
10th Percentile £275 - £525
90th Percentile £615 - £670
North West median daily rate £513 - £625
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 367 433 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 27.68% 32.46% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 291 410
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -6.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £299
90th Percentile £545 £663 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.63 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.29% +13.24% +6.65%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £13.56
90th Percentile £40.65 £53.50 £18.01
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +13.51% +4.23% +14.52%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 - 6 £325 -
Warrington - 3 £500 -
Reference Data
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Statistics
3 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Trello
3 4 (44.44%) Slack
3 4 (44.44%) Reference Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) GitLab

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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Slack
1 4 (44.44%) Trello
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
1 4 (44.44%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) GitLab
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solr Architect
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) State Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Reference Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft