Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 18 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.

Software Developer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.73% 0.32% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.33% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.98% -1.05% -
10th Percentile £513 £470 £463
90th Percentile £738 £470 £488
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +32.98% -1.05% -
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 266 303 382
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 95.89% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 218 264
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £602 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Canary Wharf

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Canary Wharf

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) React Native
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) React Native
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C