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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 19 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.69% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -5.33%
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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
102 201 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.44% 92.63% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 135 266
Average daily rate £425 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Salt
3 3 (60.00%) MCollective
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Mesos
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) SPDY
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JSON

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SPDY
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) MCollective
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Salt
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Mesos
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Rackspace