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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 26 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.69% 16.56% 25.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.76% 18.06% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 78
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £406 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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% -
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
116 144 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 90.63% 91.72% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 103 262
Average daily rate £500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 26 (45.61%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) SQL
4 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.09%) Banking
6 16 (28.07%) Oracle
6 16 (28.07%) Degree
7 14 (24.56%) Analytics
8 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (21.05%) HTML5
8 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
8 12 (21.05%) .NET
8 12 (21.05%) HTML
8 12 (21.05%) UNIX
8 12 (21.05%) OO
8 12 (21.05%) Scrum
9 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
9 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
10 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
10 10 (17.54%) C++
10 10 (17.54%) Front Office
11 9 (15.79%) Spring
11 9 (15.79%) TDD
11 9 (15.79%) OOP
11 9 (15.79%) Maven
12 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
12 8 (14.04%) Linux
12 8 (14.04%) CSS
12 8 (14.04%) C#

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (12.28%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.51%) Global One
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.75%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) AMQP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) QlikView
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.51%) FileMaker
6 2 (3.51%) UniData
6 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) DB2
6 2 (3.51%) OLAP
6 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Maven
2 8 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Ant
4 3 (5.26%) Grunt
4 3 (5.26%) Bower
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) Banking
3 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 10 (17.54%) Front Office
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Games
7 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
1 12 (21.05%) HTML5
2 9 (15.79%) Spring
3 8 (14.04%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) CSS3
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) JMS
6 5 (8.77%) J2EE
6 5 (8.77%) jQuery
6 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (8.77%) REST
7 4 (7.02%) JPA
7 4 (7.02%) JTA
7 4 (7.02%) Java EE
7 4 (7.02%) SOAP
7 4 (7.02%) XSL
8 3 (5.26%) JSP
8 3 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.28%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.02%) Visualisation
4 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.02%) Equities
4 4 (7.02%) Derivative
5 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.26%) RIA
5 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.51%) Physics
7 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) UNIX
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Analytics
3 12 (21.05%) Scrum
3 12 (21.05%) OO
4 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
5 9 (15.79%) OOP
5 9 (15.79%) TDD
6 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.53%) BDD
8 5 (8.77%) Quantitative Investing
8 5 (8.77%) ETL
9 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
10 3 (5.26%) Monte Carlo Method
10 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 25 (43.86%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) C++
4 8 (14.04%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.26%) VBA
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) UniBasic
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
9 1 (1.75%) R
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Basel III
2 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.75%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Adobe
3 3 (5.26%) Cognos
3 3 (5.26%) Perforce
4 2 (3.51%) Teradata
4 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.51%) Actian
4 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) SunGard
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.75%) Apple
5 1 (1.75%) Sybase
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.75%) Applix
5 1 (1.75%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.75%) hybris
5 1 (1.75%) Cloudera