The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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.

Software Engineering
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.65% 1.61% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 1.94% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.50% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 99 103 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 87.61% 83.06% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 109
Median daily rate £535 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Canary Wharf

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Fintech
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) MiFID
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2SE
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase