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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 29.69% 30.83% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.15% 34.17% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 16
Average daily rate £500 £518 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -17.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.59% +7.85%
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
122 120 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 95.31% 90.23% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 90
Average daily rate £493 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.00% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 26 (40.00%) Java
1 26 (40.00%) Banking
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) Finance
4 15 (23.08%) C#
4 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 13 (20.00%) Oracle
5 13 (20.00%) .NET
5 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 13 (20.00%) Front Office
6 12 (18.46%) C++
6 12 (18.46%) Investment Banking
7 10 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.85%) Python
8 9 (13.85%) Spring
9 8 (12.31%) BDD
9 8 (12.31%) Big Data
10 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.77%) OO
10 7 (10.77%) ETL
10 7 (10.77%) HTML
10 7 (10.77%) CSS
10 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
10 7 (10.77%) Scrum
10 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) SAS
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.08%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Endur
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.54%) Global One
2 1 (1.54%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Big Data
3 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.69%) HBase
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.15%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.15%) DB2
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) MySQL
8 2 (3.08%) FileMaker
8 2 (3.08%) KDB
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.54%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Grunt
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) JUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Log4j
3 1 (1.54%) NUnit
3 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (40.00%) Banking
2 20 (30.77%) Finance
3 13 (20.00%) Front Office
4 12 (18.46%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Back Office
6 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) Spring
3 7 (10.77%) CSS
3 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
3 7 (10.77%) HTML
4 6 (9.23%) REST
4 6 (9.23%) WPF
4 6 (9.23%) XML
5 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.69%) J2EE
6 4 (6.15%) jQuery
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) ATL
7 3 (4.62%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (4.62%) JSON
7 3 (4.62%) MFC
7 3 (4.62%) WCF
8 2 (3.08%) JSP
8 2 (3.08%) Servlets
8 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Derivative
3 5 (7.69%) Equities
4 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.62%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.54%) Fintech
7 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Unix
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) TDD
3 10 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 8 (12.31%) BDD
5 7 (10.77%) ETL
5 7 (10.77%) Low Latency
5 7 (10.77%) OO
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.77%) Scrum
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.15%) Functional Programming
8 4 (6.15%) High Availability
8 4 (6.15%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) OOP
8 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 15 (23.08%) C#
4 12 (18.46%) C++
5 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.85%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) Scala
7 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.15%) VB
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
9 3 (4.62%) Ruby
9 3 (4.62%) Tcl
9 3 (4.62%) VC++
10 2 (3.08%) Go
10 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.08%) VB6
10 2 (3.08%) VBA
10 2 (3.08%) XAML
11 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) HDFS
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Control-M
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Fidessa
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.54%) Palantir
5 1 (1.54%) Pega
5 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.54%) Sencha
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase