Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 23 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.

Senior Developer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 16 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.61% 3.85% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 4.01% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £475 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -11.63% +19.44%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £442
90th Percentile £756 £588 £555
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £475 £575
% change year-on-year +31.58% -17.39% +27.78%
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 278 299 365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 95.83% 98.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 213 260
Canary Wharf median daily rate £508 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -7.69% +10.80%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -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%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Canary Wharf

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Canary Wharf

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Canary Wharf

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) C
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
5 6 (37.50%) JUnit
5 6 (37.50%) JMS
5 6 (37.50%) OO
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) OOD
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework

Senior 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) KDB
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Impala
4 1 (6.25%) MarkLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) Spock
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) JMS
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (25.00%) J2SE
3 4 (25.00%) React Native
4 3 (18.75%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.25%) Kafka
6 1 (6.25%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) OOD
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) R
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) Solace
3 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft