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ipaydf3Last pay unusual: included tax refund
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30C : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included a tax refund
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010987.098.7
Incl tax refund115.11.3
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaydf4Last pay unusual: included sick pay
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30D : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included statutory sick pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned011057.199.3
Incl stat sick pay18.1.7
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaydf5Last pay unusual: sick without pay
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30E : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Absent due to sickness, no statutory sick pay included
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010786.996.9
Abs/no sick pay incl135.23.1
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaydf6Last pay unusual: included maternity pay
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30F : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included statutory maternity pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010987.098.7
Incl maternity pay115.11.3
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaydf7Last pay unusual through overtime
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30G : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Unusual amount of overtime
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06554.258.8
Unusual amt overtime14582.941.2
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaydf8Last pay unusual for other reason
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30I : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06714.360.3
Other14422.839.7
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaydf9Last pay unusual: Bonus/tips/commission
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE30H : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included a bonus payment, tips or commission
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned09726.287.3
Inc. Bonus/tip/comm1141.912.7
Missing-95.0Missing
Not applicable-81407090.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1113Missing cases14510
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYGL GE 0 AND IPAYNL GE 0 AND IPAYUSL = 2 AND IPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaytypSalaried or hourly paid
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE31 : How is your pay calculated, in particular are you salaried or paid by the hour?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9250.16Missing
inapplicable-8724546.37Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Salaried1405425.9551.2
Basic salary + comm.21781.142.25
Hourly pay3352322.5544.49
Other41631.042.06
Total15623100.00
Valid cases7918Missing cases7705
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


iovtpayAdditional pay for extra hours
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text IE32 : If you were to work more hours than usual during some week, would you receive additional pay for these extra hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1163410.537.7
No2263916.960.8
Other365.41.5
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-81076868.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-180.5Missing
Valid cases4338Missing cases11285
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is not paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


iextrateExtra pay hourly rate
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text IE33 : About how much would you be paid per hour for those extra hours?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001.0.1
Amount stated1.009556.199.9
Missing-9.004.0Missing
Not applicable-8.001355286.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.004352.8Missing
No set amount-3.001771.1Missing
Refused-2.0057.4Missing
Don't know-1.004422.8Missing
Valid cases956Missing cases14667
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4 AND IOVTPAY =1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is not paid hourly and would receive additional pay if worked extra hours
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


iextrestEstimated amount for extra hours worked
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text IE33 : About how much would you be paid per hour for those extra hours?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given14142.643.7
Estimated amount giv25343.456.3
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Inapplicable-81422891.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
-16.0Missing
Valid cases948Missing cases14675
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4 AND IOVTPAY =1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is not paid hourly and would receive additional pay if worked extra hours
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ibasrateBasic pay hourly rate
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text IE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003.0.1
Amount stated1.00313220.099.9
Missing-9.003.0Missing
Not applicable-8.001166374.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.004352.8Missing
No set amount-3.0035.2Missing
Refused-2.0095.6Missing
Don't know-1.002571.6Missing
Valid cases3135Missing cases12488
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 3) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ibasrestEstimated amount - hourly basic pay rate
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text IE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given1242715.578.0
Estimated amount giv26854.422.0
Missing or wild-917.1Missing
Inapplicable-81205077.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
-19.1Missing
Valid cases3112Missing cases12511
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 3) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


iovtrateOvertime pay: hourly rated
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text IE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No paid overtime.001.0.1
Amount stated1.00180411.599.9
Missing-9.0014.1Missing
Not applicable-8.001175875.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.004352.8Missing
No set amount-4.0010987.0Missing
No paid overtime-3.001951.2Missing
Refused-2.007.0Missing
Don't know-1.003112.0Missing
Valid cases1805Missing cases13818
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 3 AND IBASRATE GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


iovtrestEstimated amount - hourly overtime rate
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text IE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given112207.868.2
Estimated amount giv25683.631.8
Missing or wild-927.2Missing
Inapplicable-81336985.6Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
-14.0Missing
Valid cases1788Missing cases13835
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYTYP = 3 AND IBASRATE GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


iovtchcOvertime compulsary or not
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text IE36 : Do you feel you have to work the overtime hours required by your employer or do you have free choice?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-91561.00Missing
inapplicable-8724546.37Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Overtime req. by employer1203113.0026.08
Free choice2533734.1668.54
Neither34192.685.38
Total15623100.00
Valid cases7787Missing cases7836
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9


ipaynmw1Pay below minimum wage
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text IE37 : The National Minimum Wage was introduced in April 1999. Do you believe that your pay is currently below the level of the National Minimum Wage that you are entitled to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12111.42.7
No2755548.497.3
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-11761.1Missing
Valid cases7766Missing cases7857
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteNational Minimum Wage introduced in Britain in April 1999 at $3.60 per hour for those aged 22 years and older, $3.00 for those aged 17-22 years. Increased in October 2000 to $3.70 and $3.20 respectively.
Variable OccurrenceW9


ipaynmw2Pay reported to enforcement agency
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text IE38 : Have you reported this to your employer or to the enforcement agency?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81497695.86Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Reported to employer1380.2418.45
Reported to both310.010.49
Reported to neither41500.9672.82
Other5170.118.25
Total15623100.00
Valid cases206Missing cases15417
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IPAYNMW1 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and believes pay is below National Minimum Wage
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


ijbperfpPay includes performance related pay
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text IE39 : Does your pay include performance related pay?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9300.19Missing
inapplicable-8724546.37Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes113958.9317.63
No2651841.7282.37
Total15623100.00
Valid cases7913Missing cases7710
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhraWork arrangement: flexitime
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Flexitime (flexible working hours)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned011407.351.8
Yes110626.848.2
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhrbWork arrangement: annualised hours
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Annualised hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned015249.869.2
Yes26784.330.8
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhrcWork arrangement: term time only
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Term time working
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0191712.387.1
Yes32851.812.9
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhrdWork arrangement: job share
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Job sharing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0211013.595.8
Yes492.64.2
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhreWork arrangement: nine day fortnight
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). A nine-day fortnight
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0218014.099.0
Yes522.11.0
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhrfWork arrangement: 4 1/2 day week
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). A four-and-a-half day week
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0209813.495.3
Yes6104.74.7
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhrgWork arrangement: zero hours contract
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Zero hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0217813.998.9
Yes724.21.1
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-81292982.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2202Missing cases13421
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbwkhrhWork arrangement: none
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). None of these
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes8568436.4100.0
Missing-957.4Missing
Not applicable-8944760.5Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases5684Missing cases9939
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbbgdDay started current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text IE52D : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Day
Valid cases3932Missing cases11691
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteThis refers to job recorded in IJBSOC. Length of job spell is found in derived variables ICJSTEN and ICJSWK9.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbbgmMonth started current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text IE52M : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January16234.08.5
February24633.06.3
March35233.37.2
April46974.59.5
May55283.47.2
June66013.88.2
July75253.47.2
August87504.810.3
September911427.315.6
October106624.29.1
November115143.37.0
December122791.83.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-16354.1Missing
Valid cases7307Missing cases8316
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for IJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbbgy4Year started current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text IE52Y : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1994.616.0819432000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1792150.7100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-121.1Missing
Valid cases7921Missing cases7702
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for IJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbbglyStarted job after 1.9.98
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text IE53 : Interviewer check: Is date at E44 September 1st 1998 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.09.98 or before1528333.866.5
After 01.09.982265917.033.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy-74352.8Missing
Valid cases7942Missing cases7681
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for IJBBGD. This is a key routing variable which between Wave 2 and 4 filtered those whose job has not changed away from most of this section. Wave 5 and after used to determine who is asked starting pay in present job.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbsectEmploying organisation: current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text IE9 : Which of the types of organisations on this card (E1) do you work for (in your main job)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-990.06Missing
inapplicable-8745347.71Missing
Private firm/company1570936.5469.95
Civil Srv/Cntrl Govt23011.933.69
Local Govt/town hall311117.1113.61
NHS or higher educ45923.797.25
Natnalised industry5570.360.7
Non-profit orgs.62431.562.98
Armed forces7320.200.39
Other81160.741.42
Total15623100.00
Valid cases8161Missing cases7462
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbonusPay includes bonuses or profit share
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text IE40 : In the last 12 months have you received any bonuses such as a Christmas or quarterly bonus, profit-related pay or profit sharing bonus, or an occasional commission?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-8724546.37Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes1242115.5030.5
No2551635.3169.5
Total15623100.00
Valid cases7937Missing cases7686
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes any extra payments, incl. performance bonuses and sales commissions, but not overtime. From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. Excludes shares and payments in kind.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbonamAmount of bonus
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text IE41 : What was the total amount of bonus you received over the last twelve months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1188.043300.87199999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1214313.7100.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81276681.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Refused-295.6Missing
Don't know-11831.2Missing
Valid cases2143Missing cases13480
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBONUS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and has received a bonus in past twelve months.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbongBonus payment: Gross or Nett
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text IE42 : Was this/these amount(s) before tax or after tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before tax114099.068.3
After tax26544.231.7
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81304483.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-180.5Missing
Valid cases2063Missing cases13560
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBONUS = 1 AND IJBONAM GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and has received a bonus in past twelve months and has Given total amount.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbrisePay includes annual increments
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text IE43 : Some people can normally expect their pay to rise every year by moving to the next point on the scale, as well as receiving negotiated pay rises. Are you paid on this type of incremental scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1343622.045.2
No2416226.654.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-13442.2Missing
Valid cases7598Missing cases8025
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


itujbplUnion or staff association at workplace
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text IE44 : Is there a trade union, or a similar body such as a staff association, recognised by your management for negotiating pay or conditions for the people doing your sort of job in your workplace?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1366523.548.3
No2392525.151.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-13522.3Missing
Valid cases7590Missing cases8033
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteIncludes "in-house" staff associations, but excludes employers' organisations (e.g. National Farmers' Union). From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ituin1Member of workplace union
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text IE45 : Are you a member of this trade union/association?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-81152273.75Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes1231514.8263.22
No213478.6236.78
Total15623100.00
Valid cases3662Missing cases11961
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND ITUJBPL = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and there is a trade union or equivalent in workplace
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijboppsPromotion opportunities in current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text IE46 : In your current job do you have opportunities for promotion?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1383224.549.0
No2398225.551.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1128.8Missing
Valid cases7814Missing cases7809
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbtimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE47 : Which of the categories on this card (E4) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-8724546.37Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Mornings only14082.615.14
Afternoons only21320.841.66
During the day3503032.2063.37
Evenings only42661.703.35
At night51761.132.22
Both lunch/eves6760.490.96
Other times/day7240.150.3
Rotating shifts86934.448.73
Varies/no pattern93612.314.55
Daytime and evenings106724.308.47
Other111000.641.26
Total15623100.00
Valid cases7938Missing cases7685
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. New category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaysStarting pay: job start after 1.9.98
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text IE54 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4463.779441.01275000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated18015.1100.0
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-81252880.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Same as now-3169810.9Missing
Refused-262.4Missing
Don't know-192.6Missing
Valid cases801Missing cases14822
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBBGLY = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and R started present position after 1.9.98
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text IE46OC : And what period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.4221.330.2088.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.007014.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.009.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001438092.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Per hour-4.0096.6Missing
Don't know-1.002.0Missing
Valid cases701Missing cases14922
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBBGLY = 2 AND IPAYS GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and R started present position after 1.9.98 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text IE48 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions made at all from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions14813.160.3
After deductions22271.528.4
No deductions390.611.3
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-81438092.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases798Missing cases14825
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBBGLY = 2 AND IPAYS GT 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and R started present position after 1.9.98 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbpenPension: employer runs a pension scheme
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE49 : Does your present employer run a pension scheme or superannuation scheme for which you are eligible?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1497931.964.4
No2274817.635.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-12151.4Missing
Valid cases7727Missing cases7896
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbpenmPension: member of employers scheme
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text IE50 : Do you belong to your employer's pension scheme?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1381424.476.8
No211527.423.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81020865.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-112.1Missing
Valid cases4966Missing cases10657
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBPEN = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and employer runs a pension or superannuation scheme for which R is eligible
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaylyUsual pay at 1.9.98
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text IE59 : Thinking back to September 1st last year, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5074.039077.95257000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated18175.2100.0
Missing or wild-920.1Missing
Inapplicable-81343986.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Same as now-34663.0Missing
Refused-2141.9Missing
Don't know-13052.0Missing
Valid cases817Missing cases14806
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IIVLYR = 2 AND IJBBGLY = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.98
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for IPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaylywUsual pay at 1.9.98: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text IE60OC : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.202.0.3
.401.0.1
.601.0.1
.701.0.1
1.002341.530.7
2.0017.12.2
4.0046.36.0
4.332621.734.4
52.001971.325.9
Missing or wild-9.0021.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001435191.9Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Per hour-4.0055.4Missing
Valid cases761Missing cases14862
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IIVLYR = 2 AND IJBBGLY = 1 AND IPAYLY GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.98 and usual pay at 1.9.98 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaylygUsual pay at 1.9.98: gross/net deduction
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text IE61 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions14532.955.8
After deductions23062.037.7
No deductions353.36.5
Missing or wild-920.1Missing
Inapplicable-81435191.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases812Missing cases14811
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IIVLYR = 2 AND IJBBGLY = 1 AND IPAYLY GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.98 and usual pay at 1.9.98 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


inmwchkIC: Job started before 1st April 1999
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (52)
Question Number and Text IE65 : (Interviewer check) Did respondent start working in their current job or position BEFORE April 1st 1999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, before 1.4.199918675.532.8
No, after 1.4.19992177811.467.2
Missing-915.1Missing
Not applicable-81252880.2Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases2645Missing cases12978
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND IJBBGLY = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position after 1.9.98
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Time Use
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwhrchMinimum wage: Basic hours changed
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (52)
Question Number and Text IE66 : Have your basic hours of work in your current job been increased or reduced because of the introduction of the National Minimum Wage or not been affected?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Basic hours increase151.3.8
Basic hours reduced252.3.9
Basic hours not affe3598438.398.3
Missing-911.1Missing
Not applicable-8902357.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-167.4Missing
Valid cases6087Missing cases9536
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwpachRate increased to meet minimum wage
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (52)
Question Number and Text IE67 : Has your pay or hourly rate in your current job been increased to bring you up to the National Minimum Wage or has it remained the same?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13472.25.8
No2567936.494.2
Missing-911.1Missing
Not applicable-8902357.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Refused-212.1Missing
Don't know-1116.7Missing
Valid cases6026Missing cases9597
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwopchMinimum wage: overtime pay changed
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (52)
Question Number and Text IE68 : Has the premium paid for overtime hours in your job risen or fallen since the introduction of the National Minimum Wage or has it remained the same?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Premium risen1138.92.3
Premium fallen222.1.4
Premium the same3306619.651.8
No premium paid45593.69.4
No paid overtime5212913.636.0
Other67.0.1
Missing-911.1Missing
Not applicable-8903557.8Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-12211.4Missing
Valid cases5921Missing cases9702
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 1,2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and disclosed or does not know whether pay has increased since introduction of National Minimum Wage.
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwgbefEarning more than min wage before
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text IE70 : In your current job, were you earning more than the National Minimum Wage before it was introduced in April 1999?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1528333.893.4
No23722.46.6
Missing-914.1Missing
Not applicable-8938260.1Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1137.9Missing
Valid cases5655Missing cases9968
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and pay has not increased because of introduction of National Minimum Wage.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwgfxPay increased since 1st April 1999
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text IE71 : Even though you were earning more than the National Minimum Wage in your current job before it was introducd in April 1999, has your pay increased since then for any reason?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1193412.437.0
No2329421.163.0
Missing-914.1Missing
Not applicable-8989163.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-151.3Missing
Valid cases5228Missing cases10395
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 2 AND INMWGBEF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and pay has not increased because of introduction of National Minimum Wage but was earning more before.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwgfxaPay increase: Annual increase
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text IE72A : Was this pay increase due to any of the following reasons? A normal annual or regular pay increase?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1169910.988.2
No22271.511.8
Missing-916.1Missing
Not applicable-81324084.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases1926Missing cases13697
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 2 AND INMWGBEF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and pay has not increased because of introduction of National Minimum Wage but was earning more before but pay has increased for another reason.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwgfxbPay increase: How pay made up
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text IE72B : Was this pay increase due to any of the following reasons? A change in how your pay is made up e.g. additional bonus
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes184.54.4
No2183511.795.6
Missing-919.1Missing
Not applicable-81324084.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases1919Missing cases13704
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 2 AND INMWGBEF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and pay has not increased because of introduction of National Minimum Wage but was earning more before but pay has increased for another reason.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwgfxcPay increase: Maintain differentials
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text IE72C : Was this pay increase due to any of the following reasons? To maintain the difference (gap) between your pay and that of lower paid workers in your organisation or outside who were affected by the National Minimum Wage?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes135.21.8
No2187412.098.2
Missing-919.1Missing
Not applicable-81324084.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-120.1Missing
Valid cases1909Missing cases13714
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 2 AND INMWGBEF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and pay has not increased because of introduction of National Minimum Wage but was earning more before but pay has increased for another reason.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwgfxdPay increase: Other
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (53)
Question Number and Text IE72D : Was this pay increase due to any of the following reasons? Some other reason
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12441.612.8
No2165610.687.2
Missing-917.1Missing
Not applicable-81324084.7Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-131.2Missing
Valid cases1900Missing cases13723
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 1 AND (IJBBGLY = 1 OR (IJBBGLY = 2 AND INMWCHK = 1) AND INMWPACH = 2 AND INMWGBEF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and began in current position before 1.4.99 and pay has not increased because of introduction of National Minimum Wage but was earning more before but pay has increased for another reason.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for IPAYNMW1.
Variable OccurrenceW9


ijsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text IE73 : First of all, do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-81454793.11Missing
Yes, has employees13272.0930.5
No, no employees27454.7769.5
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1072Missing cases14551
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSelf-employed covers people who do not receive wage or salary from employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text IE74 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-81529497.89Missing
1 - 211621.0449.85
3 - 921000.6430.77
10 - 243360.2311.08
25 - 494130.084.0
50 - 99540.031.23
100 - 199660.041.85
200 - 499710.010.31
1000 or more910.010.31
DK/under 251020.010.62
Total15623100.00
Valid cases325Missing cases15298
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSBOSS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and has employees
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteCovers anyone directly employed by R, to whom R pays wages and is responsible for NI and tax. Excludes consultants, partners. Excludes R as employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text IE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.1519.25199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19826.3100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-133.2Missing
Valid cases982Missing cases14641
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable IJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (54)
Question Number and Text IE76 : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would earn the same amount per hour as at present would you prefer to
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours14442.844.3
Work more hours279.57.9
Contin same hrs34793.147.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases1002Missing cases14621
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text IE77 : Which of the categories on this card (E6) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only120.12.0
Afternoons only211.11.1
During the day35293.452.1
Evenings only411.11.1
At night510.11.0
Both lunch/eves610.11.0
Other times day73.0.3
Rotating shifts85.0.5
Varies/no pattern91571.015.5
Daytime and evenings102431.623.9
Other1116.11.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1015Missing cases14608
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteNew category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text IE78 : Please look at this card (E7) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81417290.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Own business/practise12001.2819.72
Partner in business/practice21761.1317.36
Working for self34232.7141.72
Sub-contractor4780.507.69
Freelance5880.568.68
Other6490.314.83
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1014Missing cases14609
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteThis variable replaces wJSTYPE (W1-W6) and gives more detail.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18