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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 4 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.44% 1.15% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.83% 1.42% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £444 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -26.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £419 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £469 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £38.90
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.25%
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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
72 141 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.72% 81.03% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 99 212
Average daily rate £500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) Finance
4 14 (51.85%) Adobe
5 13 (48.15%) Spring
6 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
7 10 (37.04%) hybris
8 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) BDD
9 8 (29.63%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (22.22%) SAP
11 5 (18.52%) HTML
11 5 (18.52%) OOP
11 5 (18.52%) OO
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) User Stories
11 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Investing
11 5 (18.52%) HTML5
11 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
11 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
12 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (14.81%) Maven
12 4 (14.81%) Apache
12 4 (14.81%) Linux
13 3 (11.11%) J2EE
13 3 (11.11%) Ant
13 3 (11.11%) JUnit

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (29.63%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) AMQP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) Hazelcast
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Ant
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) TestNG
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Release Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 3 (11.11%) J2EE
3 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) Ext JS
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) JSP
5 1 (3.70%) SVG
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.41%) Physics
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) OOP
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Investing
5 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Scala
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Mesos
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Adobe
2 10 (37.04%) hybris
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft