The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 282 360 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.33% 6.27% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 7.85% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 294 230
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £599 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2869 4587 4737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.73% 79.94% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2348 3611 3556
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the City of London region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 495 (94.65%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (42.45%) TDD
3 202 (38.62%) Java
4 146 (27.92%) Finance
5 123 (23.52%) HTML
6 120 (22.94%) JavaScript
7 115 (21.99%) CSS
8 109 (20.84%) Kanban
9 107 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (19.31%) SQL
11 99 (18.93%) .NET
12 96 (18.36%) Banking
13 94 (17.97%) REST
14 91 (17.40%) Pair Programming
15 84 (16.06%) NoSQL
16 81 (15.49%) Git (software)
17 80 (15.30%) BDD
18 70 (13.38%) Spring
19 68 (13.00%) SDLC
20 67 (12.81%) AngularJS
21 66 (12.62%) C#
22 64 (12.24%) Web Services
23 63 (12.05%) HTML5
24 60 (11.47%) DevOps
25 59 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
25 59 (11.28%) SQL Server
25 59 (11.28%) JIRA
26 56 (10.71%) jQuery
26 56 (10.71%) QA
27 55 (10.52%) MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.78%) CMS
2 12 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.10%) Confluence
3 11 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.34%) Apache
6 7 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.34%) nginx
7 6 (1.15%) JBoss
8 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.57%) Jetty
9 3 (0.57%) Mule
9 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.53%) MS Office
4 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.96%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) Eloqua
1 7 (1.34%) Unica
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (1.91%) GitHub
5 9 (1.72%) TestFlight
6 6 (1.15%) PaaS
7 5 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.96%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.76%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.76%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
9 2 (0.38%) SaaS
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.19%) Force.com
10 1 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.19%) Office 365
10 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.57%) Firewall
1 3 (0.57%) HTTP
1 3 (0.57%) Internet
1 3 (0.57%) Network Security
1 3 (0.57%) SNMP
1 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.38%) Intranet
2 2 (0.38%) Skype
2 2 (0.38%) SSH
2 2 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.19%) Broadband
3 1 (0.19%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) LDAP
3 1 (0.19%) NAS
3 1 (0.19%) SAN
3 1 (0.19%) VPN
3 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.06%) NoSQL
2 59 (11.28%) Apache Cassandra
2 59 (11.28%) SQL Server
3 49 (9.37%) MySQL
4 45 (8.60%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (4.59%) Big Data
7 13 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.91%) CouchDB
10 10 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (1.72%) SQLite
12 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 59 (11.28%) JIRA
3 48 (9.18%) Jenkins
4 37 (7.07%) Selenium
5 34 (6.50%) Cucumber
6 29 (5.54%) Maven
7 25 (4.78%) gulp
7 25 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (4.40%) Grunt
9 21 (4.02%) TeamCity
10 19 (3.63%) JUnit
11 15 (2.87%) Artifactory
11 15 (2.87%) Bower
11 15 (2.87%) IntelliJ
12 14 (2.68%) SpecFlow
12 14 (2.68%) Subversion
12 14 (2.68%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.49%) Gradle
14 12 (2.29%) Visual Studio
15 11 (2.10%) Mockito
General
1 146 (27.92%) Finance
2 96 (18.36%) Banking
3 26 (4.97%) Games
4 21 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.44%) Advertising
5 18 (3.44%) Front Office
5 18 (3.44%) Marketing
6 16 (3.06%) Legal
7 13 (2.49%) Publishing
8 12 (2.29%) Law
9 10 (1.91%) Retail
10 9 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.96%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 292 (55.83%) Developer
2 115 (21.99%) Java Developer
3 75 (14.34%) Senior Developer
4 69 (13.19%) Agile Developer
5 50 (9.56%) Agile Java Developer
6 41 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 40 (7.65%) Analyst
8 30 (5.74%) Project Manager
9 28 (5.35%) .NET Developer
10 27 (5.16%) Scrum Master
11 22 (4.21%) Web Developer
12 21 (4.02%) C# Developer
13 20 (3.82%) Business Analyst
13 20 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (3.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (3.25%) Architect
15 17 (3.25%) Scala Developer
16 16 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
16 16 (3.06%) Lead Developer
16 16 (3.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (23.52%) HTML
2 115 (21.99%) CSS
3 99 (18.93%) .NET
4 94 (17.97%) REST
5 70 (13.38%) Spring
6 67 (12.81%) AngularJS
7 64 (12.24%) Web Services
8 63 (12.05%) HTML5
9 56 (10.71%) jQuery
10 45 (8.60%) CSS3
10 45 (8.60%) Node.js
11 41 (7.84%) RESTful
12 37 (7.07%) Ajax
13 36 (6.88%) SOAP
14 34 (6.50%) ASP.NET
15 33 (6.31%) XML
16 31 (5.93%) Sass
17 28 (5.35%) Hibernate
18 26 (4.97%) JSON
19 25 (4.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.69%) User Experience
2 26 (4.97%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.15%) Derivative
7 6 (1.15%) Fintech
7 6 (1.15%) Semantic Web
8 5 (0.96%) Equities
8 5 (0.96%) IVR
8 5 (0.96%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.96%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.76%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.76%) Social Media
9 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.46%) Linux
2 22 (4.21%) Unix
2 22 (4.21%) Windows
3 17 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.68%) Android
5 7 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.57%) CoreOS
6 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.57%) Solaris
7 2 (0.38%) CentOS
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (94.65%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (42.45%) TDD
3 109 (20.84%) Kanban
4 107 (20.46%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (17.40%) Pair Programming
6 80 (15.30%) BDD
7 68 (13.00%) SDLC
8 60 (11.47%) DevOps
9 55 (10.52%) MVC
10 49 (9.37%) User Stories
11 42 (8.03%) Project Management
11 42 (8.03%) Software Engineering
12 41 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 41 (7.84%) Web Development
13 39 (7.46%) Automated Testing
14 36 (6.88%) E-Commerce
15 32 (6.12%) Test Automation
16 31 (5.93%) Analytics
16 31 (5.93%) OO
17 30 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 202 (38.62%) Java
2 120 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 101 (19.31%) SQL
4 66 (12.62%) C#
5 43 (8.22%) Scala
6 30 (5.74%) Ruby
7 26 (4.97%) Python
8 20 (3.82%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.06%) PHP
10 13 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.29%) Apple Swift
11 12 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.91%) C++
12 10 (1.91%) Groovy
12 10 (1.91%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.15%) ES6
15 5 (0.96%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.96%) Clojure
15 5 (0.96%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 31 (5.93%) Degree
2 17 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.34%) ISEB
4 7 (1.34%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.96%) PMP
7 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.57%) SDET
3 2 (0.38%) FATCA
3 2 (0.38%) HL7
3 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.38%) WCAG
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (3.25%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Ceph
2 3 (0.57%) etcd
2 3 (0.57%) flannel
2 3 (0.57%) GlusterFS
2 3 (0.57%) Varnish
2 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.57%) vSphere
3 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.38%) Xen
3 2 (0.38%) XenServer
4 1 (0.19%) GridGain
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (4.78%) Puppet
2 14 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.10%) Ansible
4 7 (1.34%) Nagios
5 5 (0.96%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.76%) Graphite
6 4 (0.76%) logstash
7 3 (0.57%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.57%) rkt
7 3 (0.57%) Terraform
8 2 (0.38%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.38%) Kibana
8 2 (0.38%) Salt
8 2 (0.38%) SCCM
8 2 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.54%) Oracle
3 15 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (2.68%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.10%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.91%) Netezza
7 9 (1.72%) Adobe
7 9 (1.72%) New Relic
8 7 (1.34%) Google
8 7 (1.34%) Tableau
9 6 (1.15%) Splunk
9 6 (1.15%) VMware
10 4 (0.76%) Citrix
10 4 (0.76%) Rally
11 3 (0.57%) Canoo
11 3 (0.57%) Cisco
11 3 (0.57%) HP
11 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.38%) hybris
12 2 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
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