The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 94
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 6 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% - 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £553 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £536 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +12.35% -6.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -

Reference Data is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 373 504 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.42% 33.87% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 497 486
Median daily rate £400 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £576 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.98% -65.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Leeds

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (83.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) NHS
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (33.33%) Riak
5 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) Flask
6 1 (16.67%) People Management
6 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (33.33%) Riak
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) People Management
6 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible