The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 40 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.39% 16.67% 15.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.32% 18.45% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 16
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£513 £525 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £428 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 103 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 84.49% 90.35% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 50 129
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Canary Wharf region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Banking
3 22 (33.33%) TDD
3 22 (33.33%) Scrum
4 21 (31.82%) SQL
5 18 (27.27%) Java
6 17 (25.76%) Investment Banking
6 17 (25.76%) Degree
7 15 (22.73%) SDLC
8 14 (21.21%) C#
8 14 (21.21%) .NET
8 14 (21.21%) JIRA
9 13 (19.70%) QA
9 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.70%) BDD
10 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 12 (18.18%) Front Office
11 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.64%) Oracle
13 9 (13.64%) OO
13 9 (13.64%) Migration
13 9 (13.64%) Derivative
14 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
14 8 (12.12%) Equities
14 8 (12.12%) SOA
14 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.61%) Analytics

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.55%) JBoss
1 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.06%) MS Office
5 2 (3.03%) MS Project
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) Intranet
2 2 (3.03%) DSL
3 1 (1.52%) SSH
3 1 (1.52%) Multicast
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.55%) QlikView
5 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.55%) HBase
5 3 (4.55%) Impala
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) MS Access
7 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) JIRA
2 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.61%) Maven
5 6 (9.09%) Selenium
5 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.06%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.55%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.55%) NUnit
9 2 (3.03%) CruiseControl
9 2 (3.03%) Subversion
9 2 (3.03%) JUnit
9 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.03%) JBehave
9 2 (3.03%) Robotium
9 2 (3.03%) Calabash
9 2 (3.03%) Appium
9 2 (3.03%) Mockito
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Banking
3 17 (25.76%) Investment Banking
4 12 (18.18%) Front Office
5 4 (6.06%) Back Office
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) AWS Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Coach
9 2 (3.03%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) Spring
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 4 (6.06%) HTML5
3 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 4 (6.06%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) Middleware
3 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 3 (4.55%) Dojo
4 3 (4.55%) WCF
5 2 (3.03%) WPF
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Avro
5 2 (3.03%) J2SE
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Derivative
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Equities
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 6 (9.09%) User Experience
4 5 (7.58%) Data Integration
4 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (3.03%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.03%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.52%) Physics
8 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) UNIX
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Scrum
1 22 (33.33%) TDD
2 15 (22.73%) SDLC
3 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (19.70%) BDD
4 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.64%) OO
5 9 (13.64%) Migration
6 8 (12.12%) SOA
7 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.61%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.61%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.61%) Analytics
7 7 (10.61%) User Stories
7 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
8 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.09%) Time Management
8 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.09%) UML
8 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) SQL
2 18 (27.27%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (10.61%) Scala
5 5 (7.58%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) C++
6 4 (6.06%) C
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.55%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Clojure
9 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) GridGain
1 2 (3.03%) HDFS
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) Solace
4 3 (4.55%) Blue Prism
4 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.55%) Sybase
4 3 (4.55%) Perforce
5 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) Informatica
5 2 (3.03%) Teradata
6 1 (1.52%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.52%) Thunderhead