The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data 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 Reference Data over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 30 17 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.51% 3.42% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 6.56% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +58.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 61 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.82% 52.14% 57.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 105
Average daily rate £465 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Reference Data also 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 that cited Reference Data.

1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) ION MarketView
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Reference Data also 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 that cited Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Reuters
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading