Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Java Developer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 12.54% 10.69% 6.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.09% 11.61% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 14
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £595 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.04% +7.21% +11.00%
10th Percentile £450 £438 £474
90th Percentile £650 £650 £626
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £600 £555
% change year-on-year +4.17% +8.11% +9.90%
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 275 267 287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 92.07% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 183 219
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £300
90th Percentile £653 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +63.79% -7.20%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -68.42% +63.79% -7.20%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018, 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (66.67%) Finance
3 18 (50.00%) OO
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 15 (41.67%) Banking
4 15 (41.67%) Spring
5 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) Unix
6 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (36.11%) SDLC
7 12 (33.33%) JMS
8 11 (30.56%) J2SE
8 11 (30.56%) OOD
8 11 (30.56%) Perl
8 11 (30.56%) Sybase
8 11 (30.56%) DB2
8 11 (30.56%) JUnit
8 11 (30.56%) TDD
8 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
9 10 (27.78%) Equities
9 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
9 10 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (19.44%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
11 7 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (19.44%) Front Office

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 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) DB2
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
4 6 (16.67%) MySQL
4 6 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.56%) KDB
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) Impala
6 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) JUnit
2 6 (16.67%) MSTest
2 6 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 7 (19.44%) Front Office
5 6 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Spring
2 12 (33.33%) JMS
3 11 (30.56%) J2SE
4 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) Swing
6 2 (5.56%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.56%) HTML5
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) JSP
6 2 (5.56%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) RESTful
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) JSTL
7 1 (2.78%) Lucene
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (2.78%) OAuth
7 1 (2.78%) OSGi
7 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.78%) Equities
2 10 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Derivative
5 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.78%) Life Science
6 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) OO
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) SDLC
4 11 (30.56%) OOD
4 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (19.44%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (16.67%) Low Latency
7 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.89%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.56%) BDD
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.56%) Market Making
10 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.56%) Scrum
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) R
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
1 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Sybase
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Solace
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce