The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 24 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.63% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £625 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 336 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 91.77% 91.80% 90.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 262 241
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 £233 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Engineer
London

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 14 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) MCollective
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MCollective
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace