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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 13 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.78% 4.15% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 5.08% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £595 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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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
104 177 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 88.14% 81.57% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 131 257
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) SAP
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 4 (28.57%) Puppet
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 4 (28.57%) hybris
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Salt
7 3 (21.43%) MCollective
7 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) JavaBeans
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) Cognos
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (28.57%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Jtest
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) MCollective
3 2 (14.29%) JavaBeans
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) ATDD
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Salt
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
1 4 (28.57%) hybris
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) HP