Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 188 210
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 +5
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 7 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.72% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
South West median daily rate £575 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -14.29% +19.32%
10th Percentile £458 £376 £230
90th Percentile £694 £716 £728
England median daily rate £523 £545 £550
% change year-on-year -4.13% -0.91% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South West median hourly rate £22.00 - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £140.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year -84.29% +40.00% -

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 1,754 1,535 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.01% 28.10% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,091 931 1,142
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.22% -2.33%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 109
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +21.54% -16.13%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.79 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £44.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +71.05%
Gloucestershire - 3 £500 -
Wiltshire -17 1 - -
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 20022
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
3 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL

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
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modeller
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
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%) 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%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) BPR
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Reference Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
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%) Teradata