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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 45 15 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.01% 15.15% 29.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.44% 16.30% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 87
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £660 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -2.85%
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
164 92 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 94.80% 92.93% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 53 226
Average daily rate £475 £500 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 45 (60.81%) Finance
2 36 (48.65%) Java
3 30 (40.54%) SQL
4 23 (31.08%) Maven
5 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.38%) Oracle
6 21 (28.38%) Adobe
7 20 (27.03%) Banking
8 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
8 19 (25.68%) J2EE
9 18 (24.32%) UNIX
9 18 (24.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (20.27%) JSP
10 15 (20.27%) JBoss
10 15 (20.27%) Tomcat
11 14 (18.92%) Servlets
11 14 (18.92%) SDLC
12 13 (17.57%) C#
12 13 (17.57%) Investment Banking
12 13 (17.57%) CMS
12 13 (17.57%) Adobe Analytics
12 13 (17.57%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (17.57%) Degree
12 13 (17.57%) JSTL
12 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.57%) JSR 170
13 12 (16.22%) Scrum
13 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
13 12 (16.22%) .NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 18 (24.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (20.27%) JBoss
2 15 (20.27%) Tomcat
3 13 (17.57%) CMS
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Global One
2 2 (2.70%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.35%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) DB2
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.05%) Informix
7 3 (4.05%) UniData
7 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
9 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) NUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
4 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.70%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.70%) Mockito
5 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 45 (60.81%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Banking
3 13 (17.57%) Investment Banking
4 10 (13.51%) Front Office
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) J2EE
2 15 (20.27%) JSP
3 14 (18.92%) Servlets
4 13 (17.57%) JSTL
4 13 (17.57%) JSR 170
5 12 (16.22%) .NET
6 11 (14.86%) Spring
7 7 (9.46%) XML
8 6 (8.11%) HTML
8 6 (8.11%) Web Services
8 6 (8.11%) HTML5
9 5 (6.76%) WCF
9 5 (6.76%) jQuery
9 5 (6.76%) CSS
10 4 (5.41%) WPF
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.41%) CSS3
11 3 (4.05%) Middleware
11 3 (4.05%) REST
11 3 (4.05%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Derivative
3 4 (5.41%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.41%) Equities
4 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.05%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Physics
6 1 (1.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) UNIX
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.92%) SDLC
3 13 (17.57%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (16.22%) Scrum
4 12 (16.22%) OO
5 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
6 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.51%) TDD
7 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.81%) ETL
7 8 (10.81%) Analytics
8 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.46%) OOP
9 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.11%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.76%) ETL Development
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.76%) SOA
10 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 30 (40.54%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.81%) C++
5 8 (10.81%) Perl
6 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.41%) Python
8 3 (4.05%) UniBasic
8 3 (4.05%) Korn
8 3 (4.05%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.35%) JCL
9 1 (1.35%) COBOL
9 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Oracle
1 21 (28.38%) Adobe
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Solace
4 4 (5.41%) Sybase
5 3 (4.05%) SunGard
6 2 (2.70%) Cognos
6 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.70%) Teradata
7 1 (1.35%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.35%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.35%) hybris
7 1 (1.35%) Talarian
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Informatica
7 1 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.35%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.35%) Perforce