The median contractor rate for a Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 26.32% 30.08% 26.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.46% 33.33% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 20
Median daily rate £575 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.79% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £678 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 123 111 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.48% 90.24% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 66
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Canary Wharf

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 36 (49.32%) Java
3 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.99%) SQL
5 25 (34.25%) Banking
6 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
6 23 (31.51%) HTML
7 21 (28.77%) Investment Banking
8 20 (27.40%) Unix
9 19 (26.03%) Linux
10 18 (24.66%) Spring
11 16 (21.92%) Front Office
12 15 (20.55%) Scrum
12 15 (20.55%) OO
12 15 (20.55%) Python
13 14 (19.18%) CSS
13 14 (19.18%) Derivative
13 14 (19.18%) SDLC
14 13 (17.81%) HTML5
14 13 (17.81%) XML
14 13 (17.81%) Perl
15 12 (16.44%) Open Source
15 12 (16.44%) Degree
15 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
15 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
16 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
17 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
17 10 (13.70%) C#
17 10 (13.70%) .NET

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (6.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Drupal
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) DHCP
1 5 (6.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.96%) DB2
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.85%) Big Data
4 5 (6.85%) KDB
4 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.11%) Impala
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.74%) HBase
7 2 (2.74%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.74%) Riak
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.85%) JUnit
4 4 (5.48%) Gradle
4 4 (5.48%) JIRA
4 4 (5.48%) Maven
5 3 (4.11%) Ant
5 3 (4.11%) Grunt
5 3 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.74%) gulp
6 2 (2.74%) Hudson
6 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.74%) jspm
6 2 (2.74%) NUnit
6 2 (2.74%) Selenium
6 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.37%) Concordion
7 1 (1.37%) JBehave
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 25 (34.25%) Banking
3 21 (28.77%) Investment Banking
4 16 (21.92%) Front Office
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) HTML
2 18 (24.66%) Spring
3 14 (19.18%) CSS
4 13 (17.81%) HTML5
4 13 (17.81%) XML
5 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.70%) .NET
7 8 (10.96%) CSS3
7 8 (10.96%) SOAP
8 7 (9.59%) REST
9 6 (8.22%) J2EE
9 6 (8.22%) Kafka
9 6 (8.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.85%) JMS
10 5 (6.85%) JSON
10 5 (6.85%) Node.js
11 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.48%) jQuery
11 4 (5.48%) PhoneGap
11 4 (5.48%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Derivative
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.96%) CMDB
4 8 (10.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (9.59%) Data Structures
5 7 (9.59%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.48%) Equities
6 4 (5.48%) Grid Computing
6 4 (5.48%) Market Risk
7 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (2.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.74%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.74%) User Experience
8 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.37%) iPad
9 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Unix
2 19 (26.03%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Android
3 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) OO
2 15 (20.55%) Scrum
3 14 (19.18%) SDLC
4 12 (16.44%) Open Source
5 10 (13.70%) DevOps
5 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
6 9 (12.33%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (9.59%) Front End Development
7 7 (9.59%) High-Frequency Trading
7 7 (9.59%) Low Latency
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.22%) High Availability
8 6 (8.22%) Migration
8 6 (8.22%) OOD
9 5 (6.85%) Android Development
9 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.85%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.85%) ITSM
9 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) Python
5 13 (17.81%) Perl
6 10 (13.70%) C#
7 8 (10.96%) Scala
8 6 (8.22%) C++
8 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.11%) R
10 2 (2.74%) PHP
10 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.74%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.37%) sed
11 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (4.11%) EMIR
2 3 (4.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) NFS
2 3 (4.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Ansible
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.48%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
1 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.85%) Sybase
3 4 (5.48%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.11%) Cloudera
4 3 (4.11%) hybris
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.74%) Adobe
5 2 (2.74%) BMC
5 2 (2.74%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) Perforce
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 2 (2.74%) Solace
6 1 (1.37%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.37%) FXall
6 1 (1.37%) Reuters
6 1 (1.37%) Talarian