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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 13 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.54% 0.54% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.25% 0.64% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £520 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
80 157 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.33% 84.86% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 114 209
Average daily rate £500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (77.78%) Java
3 18 (66.67%) 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%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (25.93%) TDD
10 7 (25.93%) BDD
11 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (22.22%) SAP
12 5 (18.52%) HTML
12 5 (18.52%) HTML5
13 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
13 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
13 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
13 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
13 4 (14.81%) User Stories
13 4 (14.81%) Quantitative Investing
13 4 (14.81%) J2EE
13 4 (14.81%) Linux
13 4 (14.81%) OOP
13 4 (14.81%) OO
13 4 (14.81%) Apache
13 4 (14.81%) Degree
13 4 (14.81%) Maven
14 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
14 3 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Ant
2 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) TestNG
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Release Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
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 4 (14.81%) J2EE
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) Ext JS
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) JSP
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) SVG
6 1 (3.70%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.70%) MCollective
6 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
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 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
5 4 (14.81%) Quantitative Investing
5 4 (14.81%) OOP
5 4 (14.81%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
2 3 (11.11%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Mesos
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Salt
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Adobe
2 10 (37.04%) hybris
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) HP