Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.57% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
West Sussex median daily rate £325 - £235
10th Percentile £250 - £218
90th Percentile £350 - £259
South East median daily rate £400 £431 £475
% change year-on-year -7.25% -9.21% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £36.00
South East median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 318 398 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 30.31% 31.56% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 216 310
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £210 £260 £240
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 10
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +125.81% -4.62%
10th Percentile £24.02 £13.25 £12.61
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £36.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +18.88%

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in West Sussex

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in West Sussex

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex 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
Gatwick - 3 £350 -
Crawley - 2 £250 -
Reference Data
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 5 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) Document Management
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) Documentum
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) SAP FI
3 4 (66.67%) SAP MM
3 4 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (66.67%) Maximo
3 4 (66.67%) SAP CO
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center

Reference Data
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maximo
1 4 (66.67%) SAP CO
1 4 (66.67%) SAP FI
1 4 (66.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (66.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 6 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Traceability Matrix
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) Document Management
2 5 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) SAP