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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 16 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.33% 2.31% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 2.92% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £431 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £625 £700
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 £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- +12.43%
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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
100 137 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.33% 79.19% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 102 229
Average daily rate £500 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +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 £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) Adobe
5 9 (34.62%) Spring
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (23.08%) User Stories
8 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 6 (23.08%) hybris
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (19.23%) Use Case
9 5 (19.23%) OOP
9 5 (19.23%) OO
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Investing
9 5 (19.23%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) Apache
10 4 (15.38%) Linux
10 4 (15.38%) Maven
10 4 (15.38%) Project Management
10 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Analytics
10 4 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (19.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) Hazelcast
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) TestNG
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Release Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) HTML5
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Ext JS
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) SVG
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.85%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.69%) Physics
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (30.77%) BDD
3 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) User Stories
4 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Investing
4 5 (19.23%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) Use Case
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Adobe
2 6 (23.08%) hybris
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) DataSynapse
6 1 (3.85%) Rackspace