Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Problem-Solving
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 26 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.58% 12.37% 11.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 13.31% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 20
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £366 £375 £395
90th Percentile £750 £650 £653
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £625 £575
% change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 377 278 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 95.44% 92.98% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 233 199
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £404 £285 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £464
% change year-on-year +4.76% +13.21% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £81.25 £15.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +441.67% -69.23% -
10th Percentile £27.38 £15.00 £44.13
90th Percentile £142.13 £15.00 £52.38
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £81.25 £15.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +441.67% -69.23% -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Canary Wharf

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Canary Wharf

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Canary Wharf

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) Banking
5 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (34.62%) OO
7 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
7 8 (30.77%) Fintech
7 8 (30.77%) RESTful
8 7 (26.92%) Confluence
8 7 (26.92%) Kafka
8 7 (26.92%) SDLC
8 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
8 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (26.92%) JIRA
8 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
9 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) BDD
10 5 (19.23%) Mockito
10 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
10 5 (19.23%) Scala
10 5 (19.23%) Hadoop

Problem-Solving
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 (26.92%) Confluence
2 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) Apache Hive
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.54%) Power BI
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.69%) Data Lake
4 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (7.69%) HBase
4 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Parquet
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.85%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) JUnit
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
3 5 (19.23%) Mockito
4 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.69%) FishEye
7 1 (3.85%) CF BOSH
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Core Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Platform Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Data Scientist
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) RESTful
2 7 (26.92%) Kafka
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
4 5 (19.23%) Dropwizard
4 5 (19.23%) EJB
4 5 (19.23%) Entity Framework
4 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
4 5 (19.23%) Java EE
4 5 (19.23%) JAX-RS
4 5 (19.23%) JDBC
4 5 (19.23%) WinForms
5 4 (15.38%) NHibernate
6 3 (11.54%) React
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) Middleware
7 2 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 2 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 8 (30.77%) Fintech
3 7 (26.92%) Data Structures
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (19.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.85%) Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
6 1 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (3.85%) PMI
6 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Creative Thinking
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) ETRM
7 4 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Scala
5 4 (15.38%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) R
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) Groovy
8 1 (3.85%) Java 8
8 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.85%) CBAP
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
1 1 (3.85%) PhD
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) LXC
2 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Atlassian
2 5 (19.23%) Sybase
3 4 (15.38%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) Infragistics
3 4 (15.38%) Tableau
4 3 (11.54%) DevExpress
5 2 (7.69%) Alteryx
5 2 (7.69%) Hortonworks
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Workday