Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 111 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 32.36% 26.61% 31.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.58% 28.05% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 60
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £616 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.77% +29.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £385 £366 £324
90th Percentile £630 £736 £675
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £621 £475
% change year-on-year -19.42% +30.63% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies in Canary Wharf with a recognized job title 321 221 250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 94.85% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 147 186
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £284 £316
90th Percentile £639 £650 £666
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £550 £444
% change year-on-year -9.09% +23.94% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.75 £88.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.25% +222.73% +13.99%
10th Percentile £15.00 £29.13 £17.60
90th Percentile £18.70 £153.38 £31.00
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £17.60 £88.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -80.17% +222.73% +13.99%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

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 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 67 (60.36%) Finance
2 53 (47.75%) JavaScript
3 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (34.23%) Git (software)
5 37 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (30.63%) Java
7 31 (27.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (27.03%) REST
8 30 (27.03%) JIRA
8 30 (27.03%) SQL
8 30 (27.03%) DevOps
9 29 (26.13%) HTML
10 27 (24.32%) React
11 25 (22.52%) AngularJS
12 24 (21.62%) Scrum
12 24 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (20.72%) CSS
13 23 (20.72%) Python
14 22 (19.82%) NoSQL
15 21 (18.92%) Microservices
15 21 (18.92%) User Experience
16 20 (18.02%) Apple iOS
16 20 (18.02%) JSON
16 20 (18.02%) Linux
17 19 (17.12%) C++
17 19 (17.12%) Perl
17 19 (17.12%) OAuth
17 19 (17.12%) Machine Learning
17 19 (17.12%) SDLC
18 18 (16.22%) React Native

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 10 (9.01%) Ethereum
1 10 (9.01%) Hyperledger
2 8 (7.21%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.31%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.41%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.50%) Confluence
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.51%) PaaS
4 10 (9.01%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (5.41%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.60%) GitHub
7 3 (2.70%) Office 365
8 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.80%) Serverless
9 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Kerberos
1 5 (4.50%) SSL
1 5 (4.50%) VPN
2 3 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) DHCP
3 1 (0.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.61%) Cosmos DB
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.91%) Blockchain
5 10 (9.01%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.21%) Big Data
6 8 (7.21%) MongoDB
7 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.41%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.41%) Data Mining
8 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.50%) DB2
9 5 (4.50%) HBase
9 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.50%) Power BI
9 5 (4.50%) Redis
9 5 (4.50%) Riak
9 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (34.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (27.03%) JIRA
3 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
3 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (12.61%) Mercurial
4 14 (12.61%) Sublime Text
4 14 (12.61%) Subversion
5 10 (9.01%) Maven
6 8 (7.21%) Selenium
7 6 (5.41%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.50%) FishEye
9 4 (3.60%) NUnit
9 4 (3.60%) ReSharper
9 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.90%) JUnit
10 1 (0.90%) Mocha
10 1 (0.90%) QUnit
General
1 67 (60.36%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Front Office
3 7 (6.31%) Investment Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Games
5 3 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.03%) REST
2 29 (26.13%) HTML
3 27 (24.32%) React
4 25 (22.52%) AngularJS
5 23 (20.72%) CSS
6 20 (18.02%) JSON
7 19 (17.12%) OAuth
8 18 (16.22%) React Native
8 18 (16.22%) XML
9 17 (15.32%) OAuth2
10 16 (14.41%) HTML5
10 16 (14.41%) OpenID
11 15 (13.51%) .NET
11 15 (13.51%) jQuery
12 12 (10.81%) Ajax
13 11 (9.91%) Spring
14 9 (8.11%) XHTML
15 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
16 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
16 7 (6.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) User Experience
2 16 (14.41%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.01%) Bitcoin
4 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.11%) Fintech
5 6 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.50%) CMDB
6 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.60%) Derivative
8 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.80%) Equities
9 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Apple iOS
1 20 (18.02%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Android
3 9 (8.11%) Unix
4 6 (5.41%) Windows
5 4 (3.60%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (27.03%) DevOps
4 24 (21.62%) Scrum
5 21 (18.92%) Microservices
6 19 (17.12%) Machine Learning
6 19 (17.12%) SDLC
7 17 (15.32%) Release Management
8 15 (13.51%) TDD
8 15 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (12.61%) API Integration
9 14 (12.61%) Benchmarking
10 12 (10.81%) BDD
10 12 (10.81%) OO
10 12 (10.81%) Use Case
11 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (9.91%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.75%) JavaScript
2 34 (30.63%) Java
3 30 (27.03%) SQL
4 23 (20.72%) Python
5 19 (17.12%) C++
5 19 (17.12%) Perl
6 15 (13.51%) C
7 14 (12.61%) C#
7 14 (12.61%) JSX
8 11 (9.91%) Ruby
9 10 (9.01%) Scala
10 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
11 6 (5.41%) PHP
11 6 (5.41%) R
12 5 (4.50%) Java 8
13 3 (2.70%) ES6
13 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.80%) VBA
15 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) GCP
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) Docker
2 5 (4.50%) HDFS
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Ansible
2 6 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.50%) Terraform
4 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.90%) logstash
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) ServiceNow
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.50%) Hortonworks
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Tableau
4 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.60%) Snow
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
5 2 (1.80%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.90%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) Reuters
6 1 (0.90%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.90%) Solace
6 1 (0.90%) Splunk
6 1 (0.90%) Talend
6 1 (0.90%) VMware