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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 16 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.13% 5.10% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 5.68% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
154 88 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.01% 89.80% 86.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 52 206
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Solace
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Core Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2SE
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Equities
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Solace