The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 24 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 141 131
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10  
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.14% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.44% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £553 £350 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.85% -26.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £475
% change year-on-year +2.27% -7.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 619 913 868
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 31.14% 32.43% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 592 582
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Reference Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reference Data in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +28 6 £553 - 2
Reference Data
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 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 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