Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Java Developer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 55 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 14.21% 12.83% 10.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.47% 13.18% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 26
Canary Wharf median daily rate £600 £625 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.93% -1.67%
10th Percentile £550 £496 £425
90th Percentile £759 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £600 £625 £595
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.04% +1.28%
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 380 296 279
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 97.37% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 241 201
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £381 £263 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £515 £450
% change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £39.38 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.50% -68.42% +80.95%
10th Percentile £18.28 £15.00 £17.15
90th Percentile £134.47 £18.70 £52.25
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £39.38 £15.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +162.50% -68.42% +80.95%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Canary Wharf

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Canary Wharf

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Canary Wharf

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (72.73%) TDD
3 40 (72.73%) Spring
4 39 (70.91%) Maven
4 39 (70.91%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (69.09%) RESTful
5 38 (69.09%) Hibernate
6 34 (61.82%) NoSQL
6 34 (61.82%) Java 8
7 33 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (60.00%) Spring Boot
7 33 (60.00%) Microservices
7 33 (60.00%) Jenkins
8 29 (52.73%) Git (software)
8 29 (52.73%) BDD
8 29 (52.73%) Docker
9 28 (50.91%) Java 9
9 28 (50.91%) MongoDB
9 28 (50.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 28 (50.91%) Scala
9 28 (50.91%) Couchbase
9 28 (50.91%) Play Framework
9 28 (50.91%) REST
9 28 (50.91%) MQSeries
9 28 (50.91%) JMS
9 28 (50.91%) Web Services
9 28 (50.91%) Spring MVC
9 28 (50.91%) MVC
10 19 (34.55%) OO

Java 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 28 (50.91%) MQSeries
2 11 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.91%) OpenStack
4 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
5 5 (9.09%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 39 (70.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) NoSQL
2 28 (50.91%) Apache Cassandra
2 28 (50.91%) Couchbase
2 28 (50.91%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.91%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (70.91%) Maven
2 33 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (52.73%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) MSTest
4 6 (10.91%) NUnit
5 5 (9.09%) JIRA
5 5 (9.09%) JUnit
5 5 (9.09%) Mockito
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
2 7 (12.73%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) Spring
2 38 (69.09%) Hibernate
2 38 (69.09%) RESTful
3 33 (60.00%) Spring Boot
4 28 (50.91%) JMS
4 28 (50.91%) Play Framework
4 28 (50.91%) REST
4 28 (50.91%) Spring MVC
4 28 (50.91%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) Dropwizard
5 5 (9.09%) EJB
5 5 (9.09%) Java EE
5 5 (9.09%) JAX-RS
5 5 (9.09%) JDBC
5 5 (9.09%) Kafka
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE
6 2 (3.64%) J2SE
7 1 (1.82%) CSS
7 1 (1.82%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 33 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 5 (9.09%) Fintech
3 4 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) TDD
3 33 (60.00%) Microservices
4 29 (52.73%) BDD
5 28 (50.91%) MVC
6 19 (34.55%) OO
7 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
8 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
8 7 (12.73%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) Java 8
3 28 (50.91%) Java 9
3 28 (50.91%) Scala
4 8 (14.55%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Ansible
1 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 5 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Solace
3 1 (1.82%) Splunk
3 1 (1.82%) TIBCO