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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 22 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.13% 9.59% 12.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.78% 11.73% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 27
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£450 £465 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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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
101 179 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.83% 81.74% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 134 243
Average daily rate £450 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
4 8 (21.62%) ETL
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.92%) Scala
5 7 (18.92%) Big Data
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) Puppet
6 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 6 (16.22%) Ruby
6 6 (16.22%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) Cognos
6 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) FTP
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (18.92%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.70%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Maven
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) Jtest
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) ETL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Communications Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) JSON
3 4 (10.81%) MCollective
4 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (5.41%) WCF
4 2 (5.41%) WPF
4 2 (5.41%) LINQ
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) JSP
4 2 (5.41%) JavaBeans
4 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) DTCC
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Scrum
2 8 (21.62%) TDD
2 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
2 8 (21.62%) ETL
3 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Data Transformation
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Content Management
7 3 (8.11%) RUP
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Scala
4 6 (16.22%) Ruby
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) R
8 1 (2.70%) C++
8 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Salt
4 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Cognos
3 5 (13.51%) Rackspace
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) hybris
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow