The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 29 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.95% 24.79% 31.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.60% 28.71% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 51
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £386 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 101 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 97.27% 86.32% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 48 137
Average daily rate £475 £450 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £324 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 51 (55.43%) Finance
2 43 (46.74%) Java
3 36 (39.13%) SQL
4 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (31.52%) Banking
6 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 23 (25.00%) Oracle
8 20 (21.74%) C#
9 19 (20.65%) J2EE
9 19 (20.65%) Maven
10 17 (18.48%) TDD
10 17 (18.48%) .NET
11 16 (17.39%) JBoss
11 16 (17.39%) Adobe
11 16 (17.39%) Investment Banking
11 16 (17.39%) Multithreading
11 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (16.30%) SDLC
12 15 (16.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (16.30%) OO
12 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
12 15 (16.30%) JSP
13 14 (15.22%) Servlets
13 14 (15.22%) UNIX
13 14 (15.22%) Degree
14 13 (14.13%) JSTL
14 13 (14.13%) JSR 170
14 13 (14.13%) Adobe Analytics
14 13 (14.13%) CMS
14 13 (14.13%) Kalman Filter

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.39%) JBoss
2 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 15 (16.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (14.13%) CMS
4 4 (4.35%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.09%) CICS
7 1 (1.09%) Confluence
7 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Global One
2 2 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.87%) DB2
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.70%) Big Data
6 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.35%) QlikView
9 4 (4.35%) HBase
9 4 (4.35%) Impala
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.26%) Apache Hive
10 3 (3.26%) Informix
10 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.26%) UniData
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Maven
2 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.35%) Selenium
3 4 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.26%) NUnit
4 3 (3.26%) Mockito
5 2 (2.17%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.17%) JUnit
5 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.09%) JBehave
6 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.09%) MSI
6 1 (1.09%) jMock
General
1 51 (55.43%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) Banking
3 16 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 12 (13.04%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) J2EE
2 17 (18.48%) .NET
3 15 (16.30%) JSP
4 14 (15.22%) Servlets
5 13 (14.13%) JSTL
5 13 (14.13%) JSR 170
6 9 (9.78%) Spring
7 8 (8.70%) HTML
8 7 (7.61%) XML
9 6 (6.52%) WCF
9 6 (6.52%) HTML5
10 5 (5.43%) WPF
10 5 (5.43%) Dojo
10 5 (5.43%) Middleware
10 5 (5.43%) CSS
11 4 (4.35%) Web Services
11 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.35%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.26%) Moose
12 3 (3.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.52%) Derivative
4 5 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.35%) Equities
6 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.26%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.26%) User Experience
7 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
8 1 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) UNIX
2 9 (9.78%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) TDD
3 16 (17.39%) Multithreading
4 15 (16.30%) OO
4 15 (16.30%) SDLC
5 13 (14.13%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.87%) ETL
8 9 (9.78%) Scrum
9 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.70%) BDD
9 8 (8.70%) Analytics
10 7 (7.61%) Low Latency
10 7 (7.61%) Migration
10 7 (7.61%) SOA
11 6 (6.52%) OOP
11 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) Java
2 36 (39.13%) SQL
3 20 (21.74%) C#
4 12 (13.04%) C++
4 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.78%) Perl
7 6 (6.52%) Python
7 6 (6.52%) Scala
8 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.35%) VBA
10 3 (3.26%) UniBasic
10 3 (3.26%) Korn
11 2 (2.17%) VB
12 1 (1.09%) COBOL
12 1 (1.09%) Ruby
12 1 (1.09%) JCL
12 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.09%) VC++
12 1 (1.09%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) GridGain
1 2 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.09%) Oozie
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) Adobe
3 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) Sybase
4 5 (5.43%) Solace
5 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.26%) Perforce
5 3 (3.26%) Cognos
5 3 (3.26%) SunGard
6 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.17%) Teradata
7 1 (1.09%) Actimize
7 1 (1.09%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.09%) Talarian
7 1 (1.09%) Informatica
7 1 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.09%) Apple