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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 20 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.58% 4.65% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 5.88% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £444 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
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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
109 102 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 83.21% 79.07% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 80 248
Average daily rate £500 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (30.00%) OOP
6 6 (30.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) User Stories
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (25.00%) Use Case
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) Quantitative Investing
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Maven
8 4 (20.00%) Analytics
9 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hazelcast
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML5
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) SVG
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Physics
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) BDD
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (30.00%) OOP
3 6 (30.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) User Stories
4 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 5 (25.00%) Use Case
4 5 (25.00%) Quantitative Investing
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Solace
4 1 (5.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM