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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 16 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.31% 0.94% 2.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.90% 2.13% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate
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£300 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £315 £575
% change year-on-year
+53.96% -45.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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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
42 94 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 36.21% 44.13% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 62 110
Average daily rate £450 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Credit Risk
1 4 (80.00%) Market Risk
1 4 (80.00%) Stress Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Degree

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Credit Risk
1 4 (80.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Stress Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft