The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 19 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.51% 9.50% 7.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 10.34% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
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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
98 203 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.96% 91.86% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 139 213
Average daily rate £450 £485 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (20.00%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft