Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 92 81
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +35
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.15% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.51% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Cheshire median daily rate £538 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -27.78% -35.71%
10th Percentile £484 £313 £425
90th Percentile £581 £338 £475
North West median daily rate £500 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +53.85% -27.78% +2.86%
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 331 392 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.89% 30.22% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 247 235
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% -9.88%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £173
90th Percentile £562 £547 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £24.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +33.33% +16.07%
10th Percentile £17.23 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.20 £67.50 £60.50
North West median hourly rate £21.05 £21.70 £17.25
% change year-on-year -3.02% +25.80% -17.42%

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
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 19 May 2019. 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 0 1 £575 +76.92%
Reference Data
North West

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft