The median contractor rate for a Unix Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 24 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.26% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £373 £325
% change year-on-year +18.12% +14.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 123 111 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.48% 90.24% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 66
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 £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Developer in Canary Wharf

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Developer in Canary Wharf

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Unix 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 Unix Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 2 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) EMIR
3 2 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) MiFID
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Perforce
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD

Unix Developer Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Protocol Buffers
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (50.00%) EMIR
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat