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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 18 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.69% 1.50% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 1.69% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £650 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £550 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
107 118 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.59% 88.72% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 81
Average daily rate £480 £510 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (61.54%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Front Office
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Equities
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Go
5 3 (23.08%) Back Office
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) Test-First Development
5 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
5 3 (23.08%) Fidessa
5 3 (23.08%) Tcl
5 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Front Office
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Fidessa Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Python Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Fidessa Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Equities
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
3 3 (23.08%) Test-First Development
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Go
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (23.08%) Tcl
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) iptables
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Fidessa
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk