Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 119 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 34.69% 28.24% 26.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.50% 29.02% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 62 51
Canary Wharf median daily rate £450 £616 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.89% +36.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £368 £466 £313
90th Percentile £612 £699 £625
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £475 £615 £450
% change year-on-year -22.76% +36.67% -14.29%
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 326 255 280
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 97.33% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 189 199
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £515 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +21.18% -10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £313
90th Percentile £625 £650 £602
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £515 £425
% change year-on-year -2.91% +21.18% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £18.70 £88.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.93% +349.37% -21.00%
10th Percentile £15.60 £29.13 £13.43
90th Percentile £35.90 £153.38 £27.08
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £18.70 £88.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year -78.93% +349.37% -21.00%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 62 (52.10%) Finance
2 58 (48.74%) JavaScript
3 52 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (30.25%) SQL
5 34 (28.57%) Java
6 33 (27.73%) REST
7 31 (26.05%) Git (software)
7 31 (26.05%) React
8 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 29 (24.37%) HTML
9 28 (23.53%) JIRA
10 27 (22.69%) CSS
11 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (21.85%) DevOps
11 26 (21.85%) Microservices
11 26 (21.85%) AngularJS
12 25 (21.01%) User Experience
13 24 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (19.33%) OO
14 23 (19.33%) Scrum
15 21 (17.65%) JSON
16 20 (16.81%) OAuth
17 19 (15.97%) TDD
17 19 (15.97%) OAuth2
18 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio
18 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio Team System
19 17 (14.29%) PaaS
19 17 (14.29%) NoSQL
19 17 (14.29%) Apple iOS
19 17 (14.29%) XML

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 7 (5.88%) Ethereum
1 7 (5.88%) Hyperledger
2 6 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.36%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.36%) CMS
3 4 (3.36%) Confluence
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.52%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 29 (24.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (14.29%) PaaS
4 8 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.20%) GitHub
6 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.52%) Office 365
7 3 (2.52%) Serverless
8 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.84%) IaaS
9 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Kerberos
1 4 (3.36%) SSL
1 4 (3.36%) VPN
2 3 (2.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.68%) SSH
4 1 (0.84%) DHCP
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.76%) Cosmos DB
3 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.40%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.56%) Big Data
6 8 (6.72%) Blockchain
6 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 6 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (4.20%) DB2
9 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.36%) Data Lake
10 4 (3.36%) Data Mining
10 4 (3.36%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.36%) HBase
10 4 (3.36%) Parquet
10 4 (3.36%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (26.05%) Git (software)
2 28 (23.53%) JIRA
3 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio
3 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 14 (11.76%) Sublime Text
4 14 (11.76%) Subversion
5 10 (8.40%) Maven
6 4 (3.36%) FishEye
6 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.52%) webpack
8 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.84%) Hudson
9 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.84%) Xdebug
General
1 62 (52.10%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Back Office
3 6 (5.04%) Front Office
3 6 (5.04%) Games
3 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.73%) REST
2 31 (26.05%) React
3 29 (24.37%) HTML
4 27 (22.69%) CSS
5 26 (21.85%) AngularJS
6 21 (17.65%) JSON
7 20 (16.81%) OAuth
8 19 (15.97%) OAuth2
9 17 (14.29%) XML
10 16 (13.45%) React Native
11 15 (12.61%) Node.js
11 15 (12.61%) OpenID
12 14 (11.76%) RESTful
13 13 (10.92%) .NET
13 13 (10.92%) HTML5
13 13 (10.92%) Spring
14 11 (9.24%) Ajax
14 11 (9.24%) jQuery
15 9 (7.56%) XHTML
16 8 (6.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.01%) User Experience
2 16 (13.45%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.08%) Fintech
5 7 (5.88%) Bitcoin
6 6 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.20%) CMDB
7 5 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.36%) Derivative
8 4 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.52%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.68%) Wiki
11 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.84%) Equities
11 1 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.84%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 16 (13.45%) Android
3 14 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (4.20%) Unix
5 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (21.85%) DevOps
2 26 (21.85%) Microservices
3 23 (19.33%) OO
3 23 (19.33%) Scrum
4 19 (15.97%) TDD
5 17 (14.29%) SDLC
6 16 (13.45%) Machine Learning
7 14 (11.76%) API Integration
7 14 (11.76%) Benchmarking
7 14 (11.76%) Release Management
7 14 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.24%) Analytics
10 10 (8.40%) Configuration Management
10 10 (8.40%) ITIL
10 10 (8.40%) OOP
11 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.74%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.25%) SQL
3 34 (28.57%) Java
4 17 (14.29%) Python
5 14 (11.76%) JSX
6 13 (10.92%) Perl
7 12 (10.08%) C#
8 9 (7.56%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.56%) Java 8
9 8 (6.72%) C++
9 8 (6.72%) ES6
9 8 (6.72%) PHP
9 8 (6.72%) Scala
10 7 (5.88%) C
10 7 (5.88%) Ruby
11 5 (4.20%) R
12 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.36%) VBA
13 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Docker
2 6 (5.04%) HDFS
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Ansible
2 4 (3.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.68%) Terraform
5 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.84%) Puppet
5 1 (0.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) ServiceNow
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.36%) Hortonworks
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) Snow
4 4 (3.36%) Tableau
5 3 (2.52%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.68%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.68%) Talend
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) Informatica
7 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.84%) RedGate
7 1 (0.84%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.84%) Solace
7 1 (0.84%) Splunk
7 1 (0.84%) Zend