The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 23 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.90% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -0.68%
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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
97 173 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.39% 95.05% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 119 237
Average daily rate £430 £528 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.56% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Engineer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Mesos
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MCollective
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MCollective
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Mesos
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Rackspace