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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 12 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 2 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.81% 1.10% 9.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.90% 1.33% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £520 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
93 150 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.78% 82.42% 90.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 107 229
Average daily rate £450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £363 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 29 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 10 (52.63%) Spring
5 9 (47.37%) Adobe
5 9 (47.37%) hybris
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) BDD
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
9 5 (26.32%) SAP
9 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (26.32%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) OOP
10 4 (21.05%) OO
10 4 (21.05%) Apache
11 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 3 (15.79%) JUnit
11 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) Oracle
11 3 (15.79%) Maven
11 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
11 3 (15.79%) Ruby
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Puppet

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (26.32%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (21.05%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) Hazelcast
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) TestNG
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Release Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) SVG
3 1 (5.26%) JavaBeans
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) MCollective
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Investing
6 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 1 (5.26%) Monte Carlo Method
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Mesos
3 1 (5.26%) Salt
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe
1 9 (47.37%) hybris
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) Rackspace
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) HP