The median contractor rate for a Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 32 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 28.83% 28.93% 26.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.91% 29.66% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 41
Median daily rate £625 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.20% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 107 118 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.40% 97.52% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 82 115
Median daily rate £570 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Canary Wharf

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Canary Wharf

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Canary Wharf

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Canary Wharf

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 34 (50.75%) Banking
2 28 (41.79%) SQL
3 25 (37.31%) Investment Banking
4 24 (35.82%) Finance
5 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.33%) Unix
6 22 (32.84%) HTML
6 22 (32.84%) Java
7 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (31.34%) Linux
8 20 (29.85%) Front Office
9 16 (23.88%) HTML5
9 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
10 14 (20.90%) OO
10 14 (20.90%) Perl
11 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
12 12 (17.91%) Electronic Trading
12 12 (17.91%) Python
12 12 (17.91%) Front End Development
13 11 (16.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (16.42%) Multithreading
13 11 (16.42%) Big Data
14 10 (14.93%) C++
14 10 (14.93%) XML
14 10 (14.93%) Spring
14 10 (14.93%) Scrum
15 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
15 9 (13.43%) DevOps
15 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (13.43%) High Availability

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.49%) Drupal
2 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) IaaS
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) DHCP
1 5 (7.46%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.42%) Big Data
3 7 (10.45%) KDB
4 5 (7.46%) DB2
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.99%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.99%) HBase
6 2 (2.99%) Kdb+
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) Impala
7 1 (1.49%) Infinispan
7 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.45%) JUnit
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Gradle
5 3 (4.48%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Ant
6 2 (2.99%) Grunt
6 2 (2.99%) gulp
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
6 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.99%) jspm
6 2 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.99%) Selenium
6 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.49%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
General
1 34 (50.75%) Banking
2 25 (37.31%) Investment Banking
3 24 (35.82%) Finance
4 20 (29.85%) Front Office
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) HTML
2 16 (23.88%) AngularJS
2 16 (23.88%) HTML5
3 10 (14.93%) Spring
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 8 (11.94%) .NET
4 8 (11.94%) CSS
5 7 (10.45%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (8.96%) SOAP
7 5 (7.46%) CSS3
7 5 (7.46%) Protocol Buffers
7 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.97%) J2EE
8 4 (5.97%) Node.js
8 4 (5.97%) REST
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.48%) PhoneGap
9 3 (4.48%) Web Services
9 3 (4.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Derivative
3 7 (10.45%) Fixed Income
4 6 (8.96%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.46%) CMDB
6 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.99%) Equities
7 2 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.99%) Fintech
7 2 (2.99%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.99%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.99%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Unix
2 21 (31.34%) Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Solaris
4 3 (4.48%) Android
4 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) OO
3 12 (17.91%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (17.91%) Front End Development
4 11 (16.42%) Multithreading
5 10 (14.93%) Scrum
6 9 (13.43%) DevOps
6 9 (13.43%) High Availability
6 9 (13.43%) High-Frequency Trading
7 8 (11.94%) Low Latency
7 8 (11.94%) Open Source
7 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 8 (11.94%) TDD
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.79%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) Perl
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 10 (14.93%) C++
7 8 (11.94%) C#
8 6 (8.96%) Scala
8 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.96%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.48%) C
10 2 (2.99%) PHP
10 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.99%) VB
11 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.49%) Groovy
11 1 (1.49%) Korn
11 1 (1.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) MiFID
2 2 (2.99%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.99%) EMIR
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) NFS
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
1 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.97%) SaltStack
2 4 (5.97%) Sybase
3 3 (4.48%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Perforce
5 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.49%) FXall
5 1 (1.49%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Reuters
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Sencha
5 1 (1.49%) Solace
5 1 (1.49%) Vertica