Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 22 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 181 201
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 +15
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 19 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.03% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 6
East of England median daily rate £550 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +7.04% -6.58%
10th Percentile £489 £441 £425
90th Percentile £600 £521 £481
England median daily rate £545 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £140.00 £100.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +177.78% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1653 1548 1638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.03% 31.77% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 877 873
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £190 £181 £205
90th Percentile £556 £538 £555
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 123 178
East of England median hourly rate £19.38 £32.40 £22.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.19% +44.40% -7.70%
10th Percentile £10.93 £14.13 £12.18
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.14
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the East of England

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in the East of England

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reference Data in the East of England

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Hertfordshire - 11 £575 -
Suffolk +1 4 £525 +10.53%
Essex - 4 £513 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 15 (78.95%) Data Quality
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) Data Mapping
3 13 (68.42%) Data Migration
3 13 (68.42%) Migration
4 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (57.89%) Talend
5 11 (57.89%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Database Tuning
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
9 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Middleware
9 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
9 4 (21.05%) User Stories
10 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.53%) N-Tier

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (10.53%) PowerDesigner
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Reference Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) XML Schema
3 2 (10.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Data Mapping
2 13 (68.42%) Data Migration
2 13 (68.42%) Migration
3 6 (31.58%) Database Tuning
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (10.53%) Break/Fix
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Talend
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft