The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 16.23% 24.86% 27.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.61% 26.91% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 72 71
Average daily rate £600 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 327 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 92.21% 92.37% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 253 238
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 40 (51.95%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) Finance
3 27 (35.06%) Banking
4 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 22 (28.57%) Multithreading
6 20 (25.97%) Computer Science
7 18 (23.38%) Oracle
8 15 (19.48%) Investment Banking
9 14 (18.18%) OOD
10 13 (16.88%) OOP
10 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
10 13 (16.88%) Akka
10 13 (16.88%) Play Framework
11 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (14.29%) HTML
12 11 (14.29%) UNIX
12 11 (14.29%) Derivative
13 10 (12.99%) C++
13 10 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (11.69%) C#
14 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
14 9 (11.69%) Linux
14 9 (11.69%) Back Office
15 8 (10.39%) Spring
15 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (10.39%) .NET
15 8 (10.39%) ETL
15 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.60%) Node.js
1 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.60%) Mule
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.30%) Documentum
2 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) LDAP
1 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.90%) KDB
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) QlikView
7 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.30%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Subversion
1 2 (2.60%) NUnit
1 2 (2.60%) CruiseControl
1 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) TestNG
2 1 (1.30%) FxCop
2 1 (1.30%) Build Forge
2 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.30%) Toad
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) JUnit
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 27 (35.06%) Banking
3 15 (19.48%) Investment Banking
4 9 (11.69%) Back Office
5 6 (7.79%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.90%) Front Office
8 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) Akka
1 13 (16.88%) Play Framework
2 11 (14.29%) HTML
3 8 (10.39%) Spring
3 8 (10.39%) .NET
4 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.79%) XML
5 6 (7.79%) Guice
5 6 (7.79%) HTML5
5 6 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (7.79%) Guava
6 5 (6.49%) jQuery
7 4 (5.19%) Ajax
7 4 (5.19%) Web Services
7 4 (5.19%) CSS
7 4 (5.19%) WPF
8 3 (3.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.90%) Ext JS
8 3 (3.90%) Cairngorm
8 3 (3.90%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Derivative
3 10 (12.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
4 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.90%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.60%) RIA
6 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Wiki
7 1 (1.30%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) UNIX
2 9 (11.69%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 14 (18.18%) OOD
3 13 (16.88%) OOP
4 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.39%) ETL
5 8 (10.39%) Analytics
6 6 (7.79%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (7.79%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (7.79%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.19%) OO
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.90%) MVVM
8 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.60%) MVC
9 2 (2.60%) Scrum
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) SQL
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.99%) C++
5 9 (11.69%) C#
5 9 (11.69%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.79%) Scala
7 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
2 3 (3.90%) Sybase
2 3 (3.90%) SunGard
3 1 (1.30%) Sencha
3 1 (1.30%) Twitter
3 1 (1.30%) Cognos
3 1 (1.30%) Reuters
3 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.30%) Informatica
3 1 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.30%) Perforce