The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.73% 0.51% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.64% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate
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£575 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 156 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.36% 79.19% 86.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 109 273
Average daily rate £450 £575 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +5.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Salt
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Mesos
4 2 (28.57%) MCollective
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) SPDY
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) C#

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) MCollective
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) CGI
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ATDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
2 2 (28.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO