The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 21 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.95% 0.85% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.92% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £588 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% -2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 327 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 92.21% 92.37% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 253 238
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% -34.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Developer
London

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 18 April 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Symfony
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) Struts
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft