The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.60% 1.65% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 1.69% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £750 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +18.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

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 107 118 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.40% 97.52% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 82 115
Median daily rate £570 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 June 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 June 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%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (37.50%) KDB
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (25.00%) Fintech
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) TDD

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 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) KDB
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Vertica