Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing SDLC 45 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 10.95% 7.90% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.57% 8.68% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 16
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £638 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +8.51% +11.90%
10th Percentile £503 £430 £463
90th Percentile £750 £650 £675
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £638 £600
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

SDLC 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 389 265 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.65% 91.07% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 226 190
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £531 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £411 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £547 £500
% change year-on-year +0.55% +9.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 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% -

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Canary Wharf

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Canary Wharf

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) Java
3 35 (77.78%) SQL
3 35 (77.78%) Banking
4 34 (75.56%) JIRA
4 34 (75.56%) Confluence
5 33 (73.33%) RESTful
6 30 (66.67%) BDD
6 30 (66.67%) Microservices
7 29 (64.44%) Test Automation
7 29 (64.44%) TDD
8 28 (62.22%) Web Services
8 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
8 28 (62.22%) Python
8 28 (62.22%) Bitbucket
8 28 (62.22%) Machine Learning
8 28 (62.22%) Splunk
8 28 (62.22%) MongoDB
8 28 (62.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (62.22%) NoSQL
8 28 (62.22%) Pandas
8 28 (62.22%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (62.22%) Open Source
8 28 (62.22%) SaaS
8 28 (62.22%) Web Development
8 28 (62.22%) pytest
8 28 (62.22%) React
8 28 (62.22%) Pylint
8 28 (62.22%) Elastic Stack
8 28 (62.22%) Redux

SDLC
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 34 (75.56%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (62.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 28 (62.22%) MongoDB
1 28 (62.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) JIRA
2 28 (62.22%) Bitbucket
2 28 (62.22%) Pylint
3 6 (13.33%) Maven
4 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.11%) JUnit
4 5 (11.11%) Mockito
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (77.78%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 28 (62.22%) Python Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.22%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) RESTful
2 28 (62.22%) Elastic Stack
2 28 (62.22%) Pandas
2 28 (62.22%) pytest
2 28 (62.22%) React
2 28 (62.22%) Redux
2 28 (62.22%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Dropwizard
3 5 (11.11%) EJB
3 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 5 (11.11%) Java EE
3 5 (11.11%) JAX-RS
3 5 (11.11%) JDBC
3 5 (11.11%) Kafka
3 5 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (11.11%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) BDD
2 30 (66.67%) Microservices
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
3 29 (64.44%) Test Automation
4 28 (62.22%) Machine Learning
4 28 (62.22%) Open Source
4 28 (62.22%) Task Automation
4 28 (62.22%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) OO
5 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) Java
2 35 (77.78%) SQL
3 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (62.22%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) Java 8
5 1 (2.22%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Splunk
2 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.11%) Sybase
3 4 (8.89%) Aderant
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.22%) Solace
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO