The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 22 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.79% 6.45% 7.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 7.14% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £650 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £48.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +95.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 112 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 90.32% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 91 62
Median daily rate £550 £480 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -6.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Canary Wharf

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Canary Wharf

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Canary Wharf

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) International Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) DNA
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) FileMaker
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) International Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 3 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Case Management
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) DNA
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix