The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 29 March 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 8.46% 8.87% 11.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 9.57% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Median daily rate £600 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £399 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £650 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 120 115 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.31% 92.74% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 93 66
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 30 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Finance
3 17 (56.67%) Spring
4 14 (46.67%) Banking
5 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Investment Banking
5 12 (40.00%) Unix
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) Derivative
7 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (26.67%) SDLC
8 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 8 (26.67%) OO
8 8 (26.67%) Front Office
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) Fixed Income
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) DB2
9 7 (23.33%) Scala
10 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (20.00%) Perl
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) OOD
10 6 (20.00%) Kafka
10 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
11 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 5 (16.67%) JMS
11 5 (16.67%) Python
11 5 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (23.33%) DB2
3 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.00%) Big Data
6 3 (10.00%) KDB
6 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.67%) HBase
7 2 (6.67%) Impala
7 2 (6.67%) MarkLogic
7 2 (6.67%) Riak
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
8 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Gradle
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) Ant
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) Concordion
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.33%) JBehave
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 12 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (26.67%) Front Office
5 3 (10.00%) Legal
6 2 (6.67%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Spring
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) Kafka
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) JMS
5 4 (13.33%) J2EE
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
5 4 (13.33%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (13.33%) SOAP
6 3 (10.00%) Akka
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Avro
7 2 (6.67%) J2SE
7 2 (6.67%) Lucene
7 2 (6.67%) Middleware
7 2 (6.67%) REST
7 2 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (33.33%) Derivative
2 7 (23.33%) Fixed Income
3 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (13.33%) Equities
4 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (10.00%) Grid Computing
5 3 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (6.67%) Market Risk
6 2 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Unix
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) OO
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) SDLC
3 6 (20.00%) OOD
4 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Programming
7 2 (6.67%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.67%) Market Making
7 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Scala
4 6 (20.00%) Perl
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) R
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (10.00%) EMIR
1 3 (10.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) hybris
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
1 3 (10.00%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) Perforce
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.33%) FXall
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Reuters
3 1 (3.33%) Solace
3 1 (3.33%) Vertica