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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 23 53 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.90% 28.80% 31.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.73% 32.12% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 56
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
93 165 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.57% 89.67% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 112 222
Average daily rate £500 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.00%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Oracle
5 16 (29.09%) HTML
6 14 (25.45%) Scrum
7 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.82%) .NET
8 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
8 12 (21.82%) Spring
8 12 (21.82%) Adobe
9 11 (20.00%) HTML5
10 10 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
10 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
11 9 (16.36%) CSS
12 8 (14.55%) XML
12 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
12 8 (14.55%) SAP
12 8 (14.55%) OO
12 8 (14.55%) Analytics
12 8 (14.55%) hybris
12 8 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (14.55%) Degree
13 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.73%) TDD
14 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (10.91%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (14.55%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.64%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) AMQP
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.27%) QlikView
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.64%) OLAP
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.82%) Impala
8 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.82%) HBase
8 1 (1.82%) Big Data
8 1 (1.82%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.09%) JDeveloper
1 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 3 (5.45%) Bower
2 3 (5.45%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) Ant
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.82%) TestNG
4 1 (1.82%) Mockito
4 1 (1.82%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.82%) Toad
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Front Office
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) HTML
2 12 (21.82%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) Spring
3 11 (20.00%) HTML5
4 9 (16.36%) CSS
5 8 (14.55%) XML
6 6 (10.91%) Web Services
6 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (10.91%) CSS3
7 5 (9.09%) XSL
7 5 (9.09%) JMS
7 5 (9.09%) J2EE
8 3 (5.45%) REST
8 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.45%) WCF
8 3 (5.45%) WPF
8 3 (5.45%) jQuery
8 3 (5.45%) ActiveX
8 3 (5.45%) XSD
8 3 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) RIA
4 2 (3.64%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.64%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Scrum
3 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.55%) OO
4 8 (14.55%) Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.73%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.09%) BDD
7 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.09%) OOP
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) CRM
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Quantitative Investing
9 3 (5.45%) RAD
9 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 3 (5.45%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) VB6
7 2 (3.64%) VBA
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.82%) Basel III
1 1 (1.82%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.82%) HDFS
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) Adobe
3 8 (14.55%) SAP
3 8 (14.55%) hybris
4 4 (7.27%) Perforce
5 3 (5.45%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.82%) Cognos
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) Applix