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 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
Senior Developer
Rank 24 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.05% 2.02% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 2.17% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 20
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£475 £575 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
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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%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Senior 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 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Low Latency
3 5 (62.50%) ETL Development
3 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) DB2
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) OOD

Senior 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 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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Low Latency
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) ETL Development
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) AOP
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) GridGain
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Solace