The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum 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 Scrum over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.25% 4.20% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 4.63% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate
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£525 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £523 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £643 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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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
167 108 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.98% 90.76% 86.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 175
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Use Case
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) Kanban
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
6 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) NUnit
6 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) Maven
6 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Scrum 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 Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Hazelcast
2 1 (5.26%) Impala
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 3 (15.79%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Mockito
3 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Market Risk Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
1 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) TDD
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) Use Case
4 4 (21.05%) Kanban
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.79%) RUP
5 3 (15.79%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) AOP
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) GridGain
2 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Blue Prism
4 2 (10.53%) Solace
5 1 (5.26%) Perforce
5 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse