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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.25% 13.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 16.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Average daily rate £463 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
Scrum
London

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
106 87 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.18% 86.14% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 64 108
Average daily rate £475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Finance
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) BDD
6 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (23.08%) Splunk
7 6 (23.08%) Big Data
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
7 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
7 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon S3
7 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (23.08%) iptables

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon EMR
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon Kinesis
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon S3
1 6 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
1 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Reference Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Drools
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) BDD
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) DevOps
9 2 (7.69%) QA Automation
9 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) OO
10 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) iptables
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Splunk
2 2 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Thunderhead