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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 21 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.82% 1.00% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.85% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 - -
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
48 54 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 39.34% 54.00% 58.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 79
Average daily rate £470 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £220 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016, 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%) Investment Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) KYC
2 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) FATCA
2 1 (33.33%) EMIR
2 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DTS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) KYC Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Reference Data Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Documentation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Onboarding Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) KYC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce