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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 23 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.38% 7.25% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 8.47% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £613 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £420 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £664 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
112 118 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.89% 85.51% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 97 79
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Derivative
3 3 (42.86%) Market Risk
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
4 2 (28.57%) Degree

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Impala
2 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSD
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Lucene
3 1 (14.29%) Silex
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Derivative
2 3 (42.86%) Market Risk
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) GoldenSource
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase