Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 6 months to 13 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 > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 192 187
Rank change year-on-year -35 -5 +29
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.39% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
South West median daily rate £575 £558 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +6.19% +19.32%
10th Percentile £458 £406 £344
90th Percentile £694 £737 £654
England median daily rate £531 £545 £525
% change year-on-year -2.52% +3.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £22.00 - -
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,914 1,548 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.59% 27.57% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,200 949 1,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £251 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £546 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 120
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.85% +24.53% -29.33%
10th Percentile £14.94 £11.83 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.25 £58.75 £44.58
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Reference Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in the South West

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in the South West

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reference Data in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reference Data in the South West

Reference Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reference Data in the South West

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 13 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
Dorset +2 3 £650 +80.56%
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 -
Bristol -25 1 - - 1
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 South West region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 20022
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) BPR
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modeller
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) BPR
2 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 20022
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau