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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 14 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.19% 5.13% 6.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.76% 5.83% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
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£525 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £484
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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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
158 103 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 85.41% 88.03% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 51 123
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
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 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
4 7 (29.17%) SOA
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (25.00%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Use Case
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (16.67%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Derivative
7 4 (16.67%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Blue Prism
8 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 3 (12.50%) User Experience

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.17%) HBase
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Impala
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) Maven
3 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Mockito
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Coach
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Market Risk Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.17%) Drools
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Derivative
1 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Equities
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.17%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) SOA
3 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) Use Case
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Kanban
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) RUP
6 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
6 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) GridGain
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Blue Prism
4 2 (8.33%) Solace
5 1 (4.17%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) Thunderhead
5 1 (4.17%) DataSynapse