The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 28 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 6 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.049% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.14% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £553 - £468
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 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 444 696 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 30.77% 34.20% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 636 600
Median daily rate £400 £423 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 32
Median hourly rate £13.86 £15.00 £20.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.60% -27.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.09 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.28 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in West Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in West Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reference Data in West Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 6 £553 -
Reference Data
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire 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