Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 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
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 184 182
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 20 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 1.06% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 14
East of England median daily rate £550 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +21.05% +1.33%
England median daily rate £525 £545 £525
% change year-on-year -3.67% +3.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year -84.29% - -

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 1,570 1,608 1,557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.70% 31.80% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 953 873
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £190 £180
90th Percentile £598 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 94 116
East of England median hourly rate £18.35 £28.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.46% -11.11% +43.18%
10th Percentile £12.90 £10.93 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.38 £52.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.12 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.87% +2.50% +5.26%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 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
Hertfordshire +2 16 £550 -4.35% 1
Essex -19 4 £538 +4.88%
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 East of England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 20 (100.00%) Data Mapping
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 18 (90.00%) Oracle
3 18 (90.00%) XML
3 18 (90.00%) Migration
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (90.00%) Data Migration
4 17 (85.00%) ETL
5 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (80.00%) C#
5 16 (80.00%) PL/SQL
5 16 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (80.00%) Subversion
5 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (80.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 15 (75.00%) Talend
6 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
6 15 (75.00%) JIRA
6 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (75.00%) BDD
6 15 (75.00%) TDD
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (50.00%) JSON
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
10 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Subversion
2 15 (75.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) PowerDesigner
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Data Migration Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) ETL Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
2 15 (75.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Developer
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) XSD
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Mapping
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Data Migration
2 18 (90.00%) Migration
3 17 (85.00%) ETL
4 16 (80.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 15 (75.00%) BDD
5 15 (75.00%) TDD
5 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Coaching
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) People Management
8 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 2 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 15 (75.00%) Talend