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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 29 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.63% - 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% - 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£550 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £463
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -
Reference Data
London

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
74 50 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.54% 45.05% 51.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 164
Average daily rate £520 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) ION MarketView
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

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%) Pentaho
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
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 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
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%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (33.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (33.33%) Actian