Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 11 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - +88 +7
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% - 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate £550 - -
Scotland median daily rate £519 £325 £295
% change year-on-year +59.62% +10.17% -13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 531 416 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 30.80% 32.86% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 205 188
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £263 £214 £142
90th Percentile £538 £475 £454
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.25 £18.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.84% -2.67% -62.28%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.38 £9.23
90th Percentile £42.05 £26.50 £41.23
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.41% -3.76% +12.00%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Glasgow

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Derivative
3 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Data Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) XPath
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (53.85%) AquaLogic BPM
3 7 (53.85%) Apache MINA
3 7 (53.85%) BPMN
3 7 (53.85%) Apache Camel
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (53.85%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (53.85%) Front Office
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) OOP
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) JMS
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) DAO
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (38.46%) Domain Models
5 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) AquaLogic BPM
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Lead Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Apache Camel
1 7 (53.85%) Apache MINA
1 7 (53.85%) Hibernate
1 7 (53.85%) JMS
1 7 (53.85%) SOAP
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Derivative
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
4 2 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (7.69%) DTCC
5 1 (7.69%) Eurex
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) BPMN
2 7 (53.85%) Data Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) OOP
2 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Deployment
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Domain Models
5 4 (30.77%) Refactoring
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) XPath
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) IBM