Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 194 192
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 13 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.07% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
East of England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +13.16%
10th Percentile £476 £485 £496
90th Percentile £618 £573 £600
England median daily rate £550 £523 £550
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.30 - £140.00

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 1,320 1,586 1,567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.03% 31.46% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 871 913
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +5.81%
10th Percentile £223 £213 £200
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 116
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £22.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.67% +28.17% -6.58%
10th Percentile £11.15 £13.70 £10.51
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.13 £47.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
Cambridgeshire +4 11 £525 +223.08%
Norfolk - 1 £575 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £320 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 12 (92.31%) Data Modelling
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Data Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Data Entry
3 7 (53.85%) User Experience
3 7 (53.85%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
7 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy
8 2 (15.38%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) CRM
8 2 (15.38%) MODAF
8 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
8 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Data Modelling
2 11 (84.62%) Data Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) Dashboard Development
3 7 (53.85%) Data Entry
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
4 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (15.38%) ArchiMate
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) MODAF
6 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security
7 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy