Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 24 November 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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 91 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 31.93% 27.94% 20.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.73% 29.14% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 59 49
Canary Wharf median daily rate £588 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.56% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £455 £313 £444
90th Percentile £695 £640 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +27.78% -14.29% +16.67%
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 278 302 366
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 95.87% 98.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 213 261
Canary Wharf median daily rate £508 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -10.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.65 £22.50
90th Percentile £123.74 £11.95 £36.33
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 54 (59.34%) Java
2 46 (50.55%) Finance
3 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (39.56%) Banking
3 36 (39.56%) SQL
4 30 (32.97%) Linux
5 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (25.27%) Unix
7 23 (25.27%) Investment Banking
8 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
8 22 (24.18%) Spring
8 22 (24.18%) Scrum
8 22 (24.18%) C#
8 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (23.08%) TDD
10 20 (21.98%) Front Office
11 19 (20.88%) HTML
11 19 (20.88%) OO
12 18 (19.78%) Perl
12 18 (19.78%) NoSQL
13 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
14 16 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (16.48%) JMS
15 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
15 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (15.38%) HTML5
16 14 (15.38%) Big Data
16 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
17 13 (14.29%) Test Automation

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 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Apache Solr
3 10 (10.99%) Apache Spark
4 9 (9.89%) Apache Pig
5 6 (6.59%) CMS
5 6 (6.59%) JBoss
5 6 (6.59%) OpenStack
5 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.59%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.40%) Apache
7 3 (3.30%) NServiceBus
8 2 (2.20%) Confluence
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.10%) DataSynapse
9 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.10%) IIS
9 1 (1.10%) Jupyter
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.89%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.30%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.10%) npm
5 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Extranet
3 1 (1.10%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.68%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.38%) Big Data
4 11 (12.09%) Hadoop
4 11 (12.09%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (10.99%) Apache Hive
5 10 (10.99%) Impala
6 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (9.89%) MarkLogic
6 9 (9.89%) Riak
7 8 (8.79%) Blockchain
7 8 (8.79%) Data Mining
7 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
8 7 (7.69%) KDB
9 6 (6.59%) DB2
9 6 (6.59%) MySQL
9 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.20%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) JUnit
3 10 (10.99%) NUnit
4 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.69%) JIRA
5 6 (6.59%) Maven
5 6 (6.59%) MSTest
6 4 (4.40%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.40%) Mockito
6 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.30%) Gradle
7 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.30%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.30%) Selenium
7 3 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.20%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.10%) Redmine
General
1 46 (50.55%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) Banking
3 23 (25.27%) Investment Banking
4 20 (21.98%) Front Office
5 8 (8.79%) Games
6 7 (7.69%) Marketing
7 6 (6.59%) Retail Banking
8 4 (4.40%) Retail
9 1 (1.10%) Law
9 1 (1.10%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) Spring
2 19 (20.88%) HTML
3 15 (16.48%) JMS
4 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.38%) HTML5
5 12 (13.19%) .NET
6 11 (12.09%) jQuery
7 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
7 9 (9.89%) Kafka
7 9 (9.89%) Lucene
8 8 (8.79%) Natural Language Processing
8 8 (8.79%) OSGi
8 8 (8.79%) Play Framework
9 7 (7.69%) CSS
9 7 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.59%) J2EE
10 6 (6.59%) Swing
11 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.49%) J2SE
11 5 (5.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (9.89%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.89%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.79%) Fintech
4 8 (8.79%) Replication
5 6 (6.59%) Equities
5 6 (6.59%) Fixed Income
6 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.40%) Derivative
7 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.30%) User Experience
9 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (2.20%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.10%) Life Science
10 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.97%) Linux
2 23 (25.27%) Unix
3 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.79%) CentOS
5 4 (4.40%) Android
5 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.40%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (4.40%) Windows
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (24.18%) Scrum
3 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
4 21 (23.08%) TDD
5 19 (20.88%) OO
6 13 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 13 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.09%) Mathematics
8 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.99%) Kanban
8 10 (10.99%) MapReduce
8 10 (10.99%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) BDD
9 9 (9.89%) Change Management
9 9 (9.89%) ETL
9 9 (9.89%) Project Management
9 9 (9.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (59.34%) Java
2 36 (39.56%) SQL
3 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.18%) C#
5 18 (19.78%) Perl
6 13 (14.29%) Python
6 13 (14.29%) Scala
7 12 (13.19%) C++
8 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
8 10 (10.99%) R
9 7 (7.69%) C
10 6 (6.59%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.10%) ABAP
13 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.10%) Korn
13 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
1 1 (1.10%) HDFS
1 1 (1.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.59%) Ansible
3 6 (6.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) Adobe
2 9 (9.89%) Sybase
3 8 (8.79%) hybris
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.30%) Solace
6 2 (2.20%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.10%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.10%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.10%) Perforce
7 1 (1.10%) Reuters
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) Sencha
7 1 (1.10%) Talarian
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO