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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 40 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.42% 22.47% 26.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.25% 25.97% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 51
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£508 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £495 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £650
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
80 154 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 93.02% 86.52% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 92 223
Average daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 28 (62.22%) Java
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (37.78%) SQL
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 15 (33.33%) Spring
7 12 (26.67%) Oracle
7 12 (26.67%) HTML
7 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 10 (22.22%) Adobe
8 10 (22.22%) HTML5
9 9 (20.00%) Analytics
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) Maven
10 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 8 (17.78%) XML
10 8 (17.78%) OO
10 8 (17.78%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
11 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) JMS
11 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
12 6 (13.33%) XSL
12 6 (13.33%) OOP
12 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
12 6 (13.33%) SAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (17.78%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.44%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.22%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) AMQP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.67%) QlikView
4 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) Hazelcast
5 2 (4.44%) OLAP
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.22%) HBase
6 1 (2.22%) Big Data
6 1 (2.22%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.22%) FileMaker
6 1 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Maven
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Ant
3 3 (6.67%) JUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Grunt
3 3 (6.67%) Bower
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Mockito
5 1 (2.22%) TestNG
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Spring
2 12 (26.67%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) HTML5
4 8 (17.78%) .NET
4 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) XML
5 7 (15.56%) JMS
6 6 (13.33%) XSL
6 6 (13.33%) CSS3
6 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (11.11%) SOAP
7 5 (11.11%) J2EE
7 5 (11.11%) REST
8 4 (8.89%) JPA
8 4 (8.89%) jQuery
8 4 (8.89%) JTA
8 4 (8.89%) Java EE
9 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.44%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.67%) RIA
3 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Physics
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
5 1 (2.22%) Equities
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Scrum
3 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.00%) Analytics
5 8 (17.78%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.33%) OOP
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.33%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Quantitative Investing
9 4 (8.89%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.89%) CRM
10 3 (6.67%) SOA
10 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (6.67%) Monte Carlo Method
10 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.89%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) C#
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) VB6
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GAAP
1 1 (2.22%) Basel III
1 1 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Adobe
3 6 (13.33%) SAP
3 6 (13.33%) hybris
4 4 (8.89%) Perforce
5 3 (6.67%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.22%) Informatica
7 1 (2.22%) Cognos
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Sybase
7 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.22%) Applix
7 1 (2.22%) Cloudera