The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior Developer
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.03% 5.79% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 6.25% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £550 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 122 112 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 92.56% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 67
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 £650
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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) R
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) Kafka
4 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (25.00%) Fintech
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (25.00%) Riak
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Impala
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive

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 3 (37.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Impala
3 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Riak
4 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) Kafka
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Lucene
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) iBATIS
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) R
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Vertica