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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 16 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.27% 5.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 6.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £600 £701 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.34% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

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 120 107 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 90.91% 88.43% 89.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 93 63
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 £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) R
4 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Impala
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Lucene
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Market Risk

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Impala
2 1 (16.67%) MarkLogic
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Riak
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Lucene
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) R
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN