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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 30 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.62% 19.80% 9.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.52% 23.26% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 9
Average daily rate £475 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £725 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.93% +0.41%
Agile Software Development
London

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
109 86 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.83% 85.15% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 106
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 32 (42.11%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) Finance
3 26 (34.21%) Scrum
4 24 (31.58%) Banking
5 23 (30.26%) TDD
6 20 (26.32%) BDD
7 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
9 12 (15.79%) Hadoop
9 12 (15.79%) SQL
9 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 12 (15.79%) Big Data
10 11 (14.47%) Cucumber
10 11 (14.47%) Linux
11 10 (13.16%) JIRA
11 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.84%) Apache Spark
12 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
12 9 (11.84%) QA
12 9 (11.84%) Selenium
12 9 (11.84%) Visualisation
12 9 (11.84%) Windows
12 9 (11.84%) HTML
12 9 (11.84%) .NET
12 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
13 8 (10.53%) Front Office
13 8 (10.53%) C#
13 8 (10.53%) OO
13 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (11.84%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.58%) Confluence
3 3 (3.95%) CMS
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (7.89%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (7.89%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) DNS
1 6 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) DSL
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) Multicast
3 1 (1.32%) SNA
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Big Data
1 12 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.58%) QlikView
5 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.63%) HBase
6 2 (2.63%) Impala
6 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.32%) Parquet
7 1 (1.32%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.16%) JIRA
3 9 (11.84%) Selenium
4 8 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.26%) JBehave
7 4 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.95%) Maven
8 3 (3.95%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.32%) Ant
10 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.32%) JMeter
10 1 (1.32%) JUnit
10 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 24 (31.58%) Banking
3 13 (17.11%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.53%) Front Office
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Core Java Developer
8 3 (3.95%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
1 9 (11.84%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) Spring
3 5 (6.58%) HTML5
4 4 (5.26%) Drools
4 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (3.95%) CSS
5 3 (3.95%) JSP
5 3 (3.95%) REST
5 3 (3.95%) SOAP
6 2 (2.63%) Akka
6 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.63%) J2EE
6 2 (2.63%) Java EE
6 2 (2.63%) Middleware
6 2 (2.63%) Servlets
6 2 (2.63%) Struts
6 2 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (1.32%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Visualisation
3 6 (7.89%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.58%) Derivative
5 4 (5.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.95%) Equities
6 3 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.63%) Wiki
8 1 (1.32%) CMDB
8 1 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.32%) iPad
8 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) Scrum
2 23 (30.26%) TDD
3 20 (26.32%) BDD
4 14 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.53%) OO
7 8 (10.53%) SDLC
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) User Stories
9 6 (7.89%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.89%) DevOps
9 6 (7.89%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.58%) Agile Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Analytics
10 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) Java
2 12 (15.79%) SQL
3 8 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 8 (10.53%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) Scala
4 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.89%) Python
4 6 (7.89%) Ruby
5 4 (5.26%) Perl
6 3 (3.95%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Go
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) R
7 2 (2.63%) VBA
7 2 (2.63%) VC++
8 1 (1.32%) Clojure
8 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) ISEB
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.95%) SDET
3 1 (1.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) iptables
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Splunk
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 5 (6.58%) Google
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Sybase
6 2 (2.63%) Informatica
6 2 (2.63%) Perforce
6 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.32%) OpenText
7 1 (1.32%) Palantir
7 1 (1.32%) Quark
7 1 (1.32%) Solace
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec
7 1 (1.32%) Thunderhead
7 1 (1.32%) TIBCO