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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 24 52 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.24% 27.08% 36.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.24% 28.42% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 80
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £468 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £800 £625
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 £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Developer
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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
99 183 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.61% 95.31% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 127 247
Average daily rate £450 £528 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £400
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 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -37.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Java
3 23 (41.07%) SQL
4 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.79%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) SAP
6 14 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (25.00%) Adobe
6 14 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (25.00%) hybris
6 14 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
7 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.21%) HTML
8 12 (21.43%) .NET
9 9 (16.07%) Scrum
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
10 8 (14.29%) Analytics
10 8 (14.29%) HTML5
10 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
11 7 (12.50%) CSS
11 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
11 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.50%) Spring
12 6 (10.71%) TDD
12 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (10.71%) OO
12 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Degree
13 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.79%) GemFire
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.14%) QlikView
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.57%) OLAP
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.79%) Big Data
7 1 (1.79%) HBase
7 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.79%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JDeveloper
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Grunt
2 3 (5.36%) Bower
3 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.79%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) TestNG
4 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.79%) Toad
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 36 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) HTML
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 8 (14.29%) HTML5
4 7 (12.50%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) Spring
5 5 (8.93%) XML
6 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.14%) CSS3
7 3 (5.36%) WCF
7 3 (5.36%) WPF
7 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) Web Services
7 3 (5.36%) ActiveX
7 3 (5.36%) XSD
7 3 (5.36%) XSL
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.57%) J2EE
8 2 (3.57%) JMS
8 2 (3.57%) LINQ
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.36%) RIA
4 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.79%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.79%) Derivative
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) UNIX
2 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.07%) Scrum
4 8 (14.29%) Analytics
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) TDD
6 6 (10.71%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) MVC
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
8 4 (7.14%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) BDD
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.36%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.36%) ETL
9 3 (5.36%) RAD
9 3 (5.36%) UML
9 3 (5.36%) OOP
9 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 3 (5.36%) VB
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) VB6
7 2 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Basel III
1 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.79%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.79%) HDFS
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) SAP
2 14 (25.00%) Adobe
2 14 (25.00%) hybris
3 4 (7.14%) Perforce
4 3 (5.36%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Applix