The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.74% 1.71% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.97% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£638 £563 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £480 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £589 £495
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 £42.50 £39.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +19.08%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 203 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 73.04% 86.75% 79.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 165 126
Average daily rate £550 £500 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £41.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Docklands, London region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) jMock
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) jMock
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle