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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 30 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.39% 24.75% 24.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.03% 27.47% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 33
Average daily rate £500 £508 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £475 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
London

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
111 91 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.24% 90.10% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 66 107
Average daily rate £465 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £800
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 - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 37 (50.00%) Banking
2 36 (48.65%) Java
3 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (37.84%) Finance
5 26 (35.14%) SQL
6 24 (32.43%) C#
7 22 (29.73%) .NET
8 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 18 (24.32%) TDD
9 18 (24.32%) Front Office
10 17 (22.97%) HTML
10 17 (22.97%) Investment Banking
11 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 15 (20.27%) BDD
13 13 (17.57%) CSS
13 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
13 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.51%) XML
14 10 (13.51%) OO
14 10 (13.51%) jQuery
15 9 (12.16%) Multithreading
15 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
15 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
15 9 (12.16%) Big Data
16 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
16 8 (10.81%) Python
16 8 (10.81%) MVC
16 8 (10.81%) Degree
16 8 (10.81%) Spring
16 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.41%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) SNA
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.16%) Big Data
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
7 5 (6.76%) DB2
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.41%) HBase
8 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.41%) Spotfire
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.05%) Impala
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.05%) MS Access
9 3 (4.05%) QlikView
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.41%) Selenium
3 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.05%) Grunt
4 3 (4.05%) JBehave
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
5 2 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.70%) jMock
5 2 (2.70%) Mockito
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
6 1 (1.35%) NUnit
6 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.35%) VTune
General
1 37 (50.00%) Banking
2 28 (37.84%) Finance
3 18 (24.32%) Front Office
4 17 (22.97%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Back Office
6 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.70%) Retail
8 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 17 (22.97%) HTML
3 13 (17.57%) CSS
4 10 (13.51%) jQuery
4 10 (13.51%) XML
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 8 (10.81%) Spring
7 7 (9.46%) WPF
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.11%) HTML5
9 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.76%) WCF
10 4 (5.41%) Drools
10 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.41%) XBRL
11 3 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (4.05%) JMS
11 3 (4.05%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.46%) Equities
3 5 (6.76%) Derivative
4 4 (5.41%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.05%) User Experience
6 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.35%) Fintech
7 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.35%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) TDD
3 15 (20.27%) BDD
4 10 (13.51%) OO
5 9 (12.16%) Multithreading
6 8 (10.81%) MVC
7 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.11%) OOP
8 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) Data Management
9 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.76%) ETL
9 5 (6.76%) MVVM
9 5 (6.76%) SDLC
9 5 (6.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 26 (35.14%) SQL
3 24 (32.43%) C#
4 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.81%) Python
6 7 (9.46%) Perl
6 7 (9.46%) Scala
7 6 (8.11%) C++
8 5 (6.76%) Ruby
9 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.41%) VBA
10 3 (4.05%) Tcl
10 3 (4.05%) VC++
11 2 (2.70%) Clojure
11 2 (2.70%) Go
11 2 (2.70%) VB
12 1 (1.35%) C
12 1 (1.35%) PHP
12 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SDET
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) Basel III
3 1 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Control-M
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Sybase
4 3 (4.05%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.05%) Fidessa
4 3 (4.05%) Syncfusion
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) Perforce
6 1 (1.35%) Actimize
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) LANSA
6 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.35%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.35%) Palantir
6 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO