Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £527 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 151 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 36.74% 33.68% 25.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.56% 35.13% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 94 61
Canary Wharf median daily rate £527 £553 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +3.76% +1.43%
10th Percentile £413 £450 £369
90th Percentile £600 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £527 £555 £550
% change year-on-year -5.14% +0.91% +4.76%
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 402 279 268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.81% 95.88% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 231 184
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £263 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £81.25 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +441.67% -68.42% +63.79%
10th Percentile £27.38 £15.00 £17.15
90th Percentile £142.13 £18.70 £52.25
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £81.25 £15.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +441.67% -68.42% +63.79%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019, 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.

1 103 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (62.91%) Java
3 79 (52.32%) TDD
3 79 (52.32%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (50.33%) NoSQL
5 73 (48.34%) RESTful
6 70 (46.36%) BDD
6 70 (46.36%) Microservices
7 67 (44.37%) MongoDB
8 62 (41.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 62 (41.06%) Web Services
9 60 (39.74%) JavaScript
10 58 (38.41%) Test Automation
11 52 (34.44%) Git (software)
12 51 (33.77%) SQL
13 45 (29.80%) Banking
13 45 (29.80%) React
14 44 (29.14%) Spring
14 44 (29.14%) REST
15 43 (28.48%) Maven
16 41 (27.15%) Hibernate
17 39 (25.83%) Finance
17 39 (25.83%) Jenkins
18 37 (24.50%) Docker
18 37 (24.50%) Machine Learning
18 37 (24.50%) Java 8
19 36 (23.84%) Greenfield Project
19 36 (23.84%) Spring Boot
19 36 (23.84%) Confluence
19 36 (23.84%) JIRA

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 36 (23.84%) Confluence
2 31 (20.53%) MQSeries
3 11 (7.28%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.97%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.31%) CMS
6 5 (3.31%) Ethereum
6 5 (3.31%) Hyperledger
7 4 (2.65%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.99%) Endur
4 1 (0.66%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 79 (52.32%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (18.54%) SaaS
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.31%) Serverless
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) HTTP
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.32%) SSL
3 2 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (50.33%) NoSQL
2 67 (44.37%) MongoDB
3 62 (41.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (20.53%) Couchbase
5 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.64%) Blockchain
7 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.97%) MySQL
9 4 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.99%) Parquet
11 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.32%) Big Data
11 2 (1.32%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.32%) HBase
11 2 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (34.44%) Git (software)
2 43 (28.48%) Maven
3 39 (25.83%) Jenkins
4 36 (23.84%) JIRA
5 28 (18.54%) Bitbucket
5 28 (18.54%) Pylint
6 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.97%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.97%) JUnit
7 6 (3.97%) MSTest
7 6 (3.97%) NUnit
7 6 (3.97%) webpack
8 5 (3.31%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.31%) Mockito
9 4 (2.65%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.32%) FishEye
10 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.66%) Selenium
11 1 (0.66%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (29.80%) Banking
2 39 (25.83%) Finance
3 12 (7.95%) Games
4 10 (6.62%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.31%) Front Office
6 3 (1.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) French Language
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (48.34%) RESTful
2 62 (41.06%) Web Services
3 45 (29.80%) React
4 44 (29.14%) REST
4 44 (29.14%) Spring
5 41 (27.15%) Hibernate
6 36 (23.84%) Spring Boot
7 33 (21.85%) Play Framework
8 32 (21.19%) HTML
9 31 (20.53%) JMS
9 31 (20.53%) Spring MVC
10 29 (19.21%) Pandas
10 29 (19.21%) Redux
11 28 (18.54%) Elastic Stack
11 28 (18.54%) pytest
12 25 (16.56%) CSS
12 25 (16.56%) HTML5
13 22 (14.57%) AngularJS
14 18 (11.92%) Node.js
15 9 (5.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.84%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.61%) Fintech
4 7 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.64%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.31%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.99%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.66%) Mashup
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.99%) Unix
1 3 (1.99%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Linux
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (52.32%) TDD
3 70 (46.36%) BDD
3 70 (46.36%) Microservices
4 58 (38.41%) Test Automation
5 37 (24.50%) Machine Learning
6 35 (23.18%) SDLC
7 34 (22.52%) OO
8 33 (21.85%) Open Source
9 32 (21.19%) MVC
10 29 (19.21%) Web Development
11 28 (18.54%) Front End Development
11 28 (18.54%) Task Automation
12 23 (15.23%) DevOps
13 21 (13.91%) Workflow
14 18 (11.92%) Software Engineering
15 15 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (7.95%) Disruptive Innovation
17 12 (7.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (62.91%) Java
2 60 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 51 (33.77%) SQL
4 37 (24.50%) Java 8
5 35 (23.18%) Scala
6 31 (20.53%) Java 9
6 31 (20.53%) Python
7 23 (15.23%) TypeScript
8 17 (11.26%) C#
9 5 (3.31%) ES6
9 5 (3.31%) Solidity
10 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.99%) Perl
12 2 (1.32%) R
12 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) C
13 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 37 (24.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) Ansible
2 6 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Splunk
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.30%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.64%) Oracle
5 5 (3.31%) Infragistics
5 5 (3.31%) Sybase
6 4 (2.65%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.32%) Tableau
7 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.66%) IFS
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Solace