Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 20 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.

Java Developer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 18 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 11.68% 7.40% 7.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 7.72% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 22
Canary Wharf median daily rate £600 £525 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.20% +15.28%
10th Percentile £508 £395 £422
90th Percentile £650 £650 £634
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £600 £550 £545
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +21.11%
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 267 298 375
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 95.82% 98.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 213 264
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Banking
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Spring
4 12 (37.50%) OO
5 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
7 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
7 9 (28.13%) Front Office
8 8 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Unix
8 8 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
9 7 (21.88%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (21.88%) JUnit
10 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
10 6 (18.75%) MySQL
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) Swing
10 6 (18.75%) JMS
10 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL

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 11 (34.38%) Tomcat
2 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.63%) JBoss
4 4 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.13%) Apache
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) DB2
4 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.25%) Impala
5 2 (6.25%) KDB
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.13%) HBase
6 1 (3.13%) Infinispan
6 1 (3.13%) MarkLogic
6 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JUnit
2 6 (18.75%) MSTest
2 6 (18.75%) NUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Gradle
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.13%) Spock
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Banking
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Front Office
4 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) JMS
2 6 (18.75%) Swing
3 5 (15.63%) JSON
3 5 (15.63%) JSP
3 5 (15.63%) RESTful
4 4 (12.50%) J2SE
4 4 (12.50%) JSTL
4 4 (12.50%) OSGi
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 2 (6.25%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.50%) Equities
3 4 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.25%) Derivative
5 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.13%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.13%) Life Science
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) OO
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 8 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (21.88%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
7 5 (15.63%) OOD
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Business Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Content Management
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) R
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
1 1 (3.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
1 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Adobe
2 4 (12.50%) hybris
2 4 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) Solace
4 1 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce