Period
to 26 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 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
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 95 79
Rank change year-on-year +40 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.68% 0.24% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.73% 0.71% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Essex median daily rate £450 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -8.70% +9.26%
East of England median daily rate £513 £550 £575
% change year-on-year -6.82% -4.35% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 231 280 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.09% 33.02% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 152 183
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +46.43%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 16
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £16.63 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.47% -62.00% +19.63%
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.55 £14.80
90th Percentile £31.50 £48.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £24.70 £19.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year +28.31% -27.36% +26.19%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Essex

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Essex

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. 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
Southend-on-Sea +25 1 - - 1
Reference Data
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Public Sector

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JDBC
1 4 (100.00%) Kafka
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle