The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 30 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.52% - 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 108 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 96.86% 87.10% 92.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 52 196
Average daily rate £475 £450 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £645 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.75 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Canary Wharf region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Reuters
1 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg