The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 14 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.17% 5.03% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 5.86% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 15
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 256 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.66% 85.91% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 185 167
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 £320 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 23 July 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Salt
6 3 (27.27%) Rackspace
6 3 (27.27%) MCollective
6 3 (27.27%) Scala
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
8 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) Big Data

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) WATIR
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) RSpec
2 1 (9.09%) JBehave
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Jtest
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) MCollective
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
3 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) CSLA
3 1 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) MVVM
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Puppet
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Salt
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Rackspace
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) HP