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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 23 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.78% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.96% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -24.03%
Applications Support
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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
122 120 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 95.31% 90.23% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 90
Average daily rate £493 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.00% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Contact Management
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Contact Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau