Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 190 215
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -47
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.79% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 8
South West median daily rate £590 £525 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.38% +19.32% -16.98%
10th Percentile £406 £338 £425
90th Percentile £758 £662 £653
England median daily rate £545 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £140.00 £100.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +177.78% -

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 1535 1648 1808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.19% 28.88% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 1123 1148
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £225 £212
90th Percentile £544 £563 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 117 103
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.53 £13.45
90th Percentile £57.31 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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
Wiltshire -11 4 £590 +12.38%
Bristol -5 3 £750 +114.29%
Dorset - 1 £360 -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
1 7 (87.50%) Data Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Data Architecture
1 7 (87.50%) Data Quality
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Data Enrichment
4 2 (25.00%) Nuix
4 2 (25.00%) Reference Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Data Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (25.00%) MapR
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ETL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) HBase
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Neo4j
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 6 (75.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Strategy Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Architecture
1 7 (87.50%) Data Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Enrichment
3 2 (25.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (25.00%) MapR
1 2 (25.00%) Nuix
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk