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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 13 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.50% 1.98% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% 2.30% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £625 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
Software Engineering
London

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
106 87 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.18% 86.14% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 108
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 £350 £405 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
4 7 (36.84%) Big Data
4 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark
5 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (31.58%) iptables
5 6 (31.58%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (31.58%) Splunk
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon EMR
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) DNS
5 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (36.84%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon Kinesis
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
1 6 (31.58%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (31.58%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
1 7 (36.84%) Hadoop
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Front Office
4 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (15.79%) Back Office
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) AWS Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Fidessa Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Fidessa Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Akka
3 1 (5.26%) J2SE
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
4 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Test-First Development
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Go
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) Tcl
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) R
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) iptables
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) Fidessa
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase