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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 40 19 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.83% 15.97% 26.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.39% 18.10% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 63
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £343 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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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
187 105 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 97.40% 88.24% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 49 190
Average daily rate £475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.75 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 34 (41.98%) Java
3 33 (40.74%) SQL
4 23 (28.40%) Banking
5 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (25.93%) Oracle
6 21 (25.93%) Maven
7 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
8 17 (20.99%) J2EE
9 16 (19.75%) C#
9 16 (19.75%) UNIX
9 16 (19.75%) Adobe
10 15 (18.52%) JBoss
10 15 (18.52%) .NET
10 15 (18.52%) Multithreading
10 15 (18.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 14 (17.28%) JSP
11 14 (17.28%) Servlets
11 14 (17.28%) Tomcat
11 14 (17.28%) SDLC
12 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.05%) CMS
12 13 (16.05%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (16.05%) Adobe Analytics
12 13 (16.05%) JSR 170
12 13 (16.05%) Investment Banking
12 13 (16.05%) Degree
12 13 (16.05%) JSTL
13 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
13 12 (14.81%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (18.52%) JBoss
1 15 (18.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 14 (17.28%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.05%) CMS
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Global One
2 2 (2.47%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.23%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) DB2
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.94%) Big Data
6 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.70%) Informix
7 3 (3.70%) UniData
7 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (2.47%) HBase
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Maven
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 3 (3.70%) Selenium
4 3 (3.70%) JUnit
4 3 (3.70%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.47%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Mockito
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) MSI
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Ivy
General
1 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 23 (28.40%) Banking
3 13 (16.05%) Investment Banking
4 10 (12.35%) Front Office
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) J2EE
2 15 (18.52%) .NET
3 14 (17.28%) JSP
3 14 (17.28%) Servlets
4 13 (16.05%) JSTL
4 13 (16.05%) JSR 170
5 8 (9.88%) Spring
6 6 (7.41%) XML
7 5 (6.17%) Dojo
7 5 (6.17%) WCF
8 4 (4.94%) WPF
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.94%) Middleware
8 4 (4.94%) CSS
8 4 (4.94%) Web Services
8 4 (4.94%) HTML
9 3 (3.70%) Apache Flex
9 3 (3.70%) HTML5
9 3 (3.70%) REST
9 3 (3.70%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.41%) Derivative
4 4 (4.94%) Equities
4 4 (4.94%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.23%) Physics
7 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) UNIX
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) Multithreading
3 14 (17.28%) SDLC
4 13 (16.05%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (14.81%) TDD
6 11 (13.58%) OO
7 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.11%) ETL
8 9 (11.11%) Analytics
9 8 (9.88%) Low Latency
10 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.64%) Scrum
11 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Migration
11 6 (7.41%) OOP
11 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.17%) SOA
12 5 (6.17%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) Java
2 33 (40.74%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) C++
5 10 (12.35%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.88%) Perl
7 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.94%) VBA
8 4 (4.94%) Python
9 3 (3.70%) UniBasic
9 3 (3.70%) Korn
10 2 (2.47%) VB
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) R
11 1 (1.23%) COBOL
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.23%) F#
11 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) GridGain
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Oracle
2 16 (19.75%) Adobe
3 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.17%) Solace
4 5 (6.17%) Sybase
5 3 (3.70%) SunGard
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
6 2 (2.47%) Teradata
6 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.23%) Talarian
7 1 (1.23%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.23%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.23%) Informatica
7 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.23%) Perforce