Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 23 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 6.20% 8.05% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.53% 8.60% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 4
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £520 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -15.10% +36.11%
10th Percentile £413 £463 £423
90th Percentile £750 £669 £790
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £520 £613
% change year-on-year +0.96% -15.10% +25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 279 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.88% 93.62% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 224 204
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £271 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £609
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +522.92% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +522.92% - -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Fintech
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) OO
4 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
4 9 (39.13%) Data Science
5 8 (34.78%) Analytics
6 7 (30.43%) React
6 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) Node.js
7 6 (26.09%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
7 6 (26.09%) Docker
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 5 (21.74%) People Management
8 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
8 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
8 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 5 (21.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (21.74%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (21.74%) Serverless
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.70%) Blockchain
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
1 5 (21.74%) Jasmine
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) webpack
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
2 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 4 (17.39%) Mockito
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Games
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Full Stack Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (21.74%) React Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Core Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) React
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
3 5 (21.74%) Compass CSS Framework
3 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 5 (21.74%) Sass
3 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (17.39%) Dropwizard
4 4 (17.39%) EJB
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) JAX-RS
4 4 (17.39%) JDBC
4 4 (17.39%) Kafka
4 4 (17.39%) RESTful
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Fintech
2 5 (21.74%) Algorithms
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Data Science
2 9 (39.13%) Machine Learning
2 9 (39.13%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
5 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (21.74%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Disruptive Innovation
6 5 (21.74%) People Management
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
1 4 (17.39%) Sybase
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google