The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.78% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £36.51
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.83%
Programmer
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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
117 121 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.31% 93.80% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 87 274
Average daily rate £500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.65% -45.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Canary Wharf region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Programmer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase