The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.23% 2.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 249 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.52% 85.27% 78.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 179 167
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
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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 25 July 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) MCollective
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Salt
3 3 (42.86%) Rackspace
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (14.29%) Flash
5 1 (14.29%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (42.86%) 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 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) MCollective
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) CGI
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) CSLA
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
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%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) 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 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Rackspace
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO