The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Reference Data
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf - - 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £480
% change year-on-year +2.27% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +3.33%  

Reference Data is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 51 47 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 46.79% 37.90% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 55
Median daily rate £575 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £630 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Reference Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Reference Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Reference Data in Canary Wharf

Reference Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reference Data in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (66.67%) HBase
2 2 (66.67%) Protocol Buffers
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Avro
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica

Reference Data
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) HBase
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Avro
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Protocol Buffers
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle