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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 34 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 270 360 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.94% 5.80% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 7.51% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 278 232
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.09%
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
4247 4794 4805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.68% 77.19% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 3519 3656
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 53
Average hourly rate £27.37 £25.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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.

1 486 (92.57%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (43.05%) TDD
3 147 (28.00%) Java
4 138 (26.29%) BDD
5 134 (25.52%) .NET
6 128 (24.38%) C#
7 116 (22.10%) Finance
8 108 (20.57%) JavaScript
9 106 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (18.86%) HTML
11 91 (17.33%) MVC
12 87 (16.57%) SQL
13 82 (15.62%) E-Commerce
13 82 (15.62%) Kanban
14 80 (15.24%) SQL Server
15 77 (14.67%) CSS
16 70 (13.33%) ASP.NET
16 70 (13.33%) Banking
17 66 (12.57%) HTML5
18 61 (11.62%) RESTful
19 58 (11.05%) XML
19 58 (11.05%) .NET Framework
20 57 (10.86%) Microsoft
21 56 (10.67%) Web Services
22 55 (10.48%) QA
23 53 (10.10%) Test Automation
24 49 (9.33%) Selenium
24 49 (9.33%) REST
25 48 (9.14%) Unit Testing
26 47 (8.95%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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 38 (7.24%) CMS
2 28 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 20 (3.81%) Kentico
3 20 (3.81%) Umbraco
4 18 (3.43%) Node.js
5 13 (2.48%) Apache
5 13 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.29%) JBoss
7 10 (1.90%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.71%) Confluence
9 8 (1.52%) IIS
10 6 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.95%) nginx
12 4 (0.76%) Drupal
13 3 (0.57%) Mule
13 3 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.52%) MS Project
4 6 (1.14%) MS Office
5 4 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.76%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.48%) Internet
2 10 (1.90%) HTTP
3 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.57%) LDAP
5 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.19%) MVNO
6 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) X.509
6 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.19%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.19%) Big Data
5 20 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.81%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.62%) MySQL
6 19 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.14%) SSDT
15 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.95%) DB2
15 5 (0.95%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 49 (9.33%) Selenium
2 44 (8.38%) Cucumber
3 42 (8.00%) JIRA
3 42 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.95%) SpecFlow
6 23 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (4.00%) Maven
8 19 (3.62%) WebDriver
9 18 (3.43%) JMeter
10 17 (3.24%) Subversion
11 16 (3.05%) Hudson
12 14 (2.67%) Visual Studio
13 13 (2.48%) JUnit
14 10 (1.90%) NUnit
14 10 (1.90%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.71%) Moq
16 8 (1.52%) MSTest
16 8 (1.52%) Calabash
16 8 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (22.10%) Finance
2 70 (13.33%) Banking
3 25 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.24%) Retail
4 17 (3.24%) Front Office
5 11 (2.10%) Marketing
6 9 (1.71%) Games
7 8 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.52%) Advertising
8 7 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Legal
9 5 (0.95%) Publishing
10 4 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.76%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 256 (48.76%) Developer
2 62 (11.81%) Analyst
2 62 (11.81%) Java Developer
3 51 (9.71%) .NET Developer
4 47 (8.95%) Business Analyst
5 43 (8.19%) Project Manager
6 42 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 26 (4.95%) Architect
9 22 (4.19%) ScrumMaster
10 20 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.05%) Test Leader
13 15 (2.86%) Tester
14 12 (2.29%) Agile Business Analyst
15 11 (2.10%) Delivery Manager
16 10 (1.90%) Consultant
16 10 (1.90%) iOS Developer
16 10 (1.90%) AWS Developer
17 9 (1.71%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (25.52%) .NET
2 99 (18.86%) HTML
3 77 (14.67%) CSS
4 70 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 66 (12.57%) HTML5
6 61 (11.62%) RESTful
7 58 (11.05%) XML
7 58 (11.05%) .NET Framework
8 56 (10.67%) Web Services
9 49 (9.33%) REST
10 47 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (8.95%) jQuery
11 46 (8.76%) Spring
11 46 (8.76%) JSON
12 43 (8.19%) AngularJS
13 37 (7.05%) WCF
14 36 (6.86%) Entity Framework
14 36 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (6.29%) CSS3
15 33 (6.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.00%) User Experience
3 21 (4.00%) Open Source
4 11 (2.10%) Derivative
4 11 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.71%) Clustering
6 8 (1.52%) Video on Demand
7 7 (1.33%) Kindle
8 6 (1.14%) iPad
8 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.14%) Streaming Video
8 6 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.95%) Apple iOS
2 25 (4.76%) Linux
3 24 (4.57%) Windows
4 23 (4.38%) Android
5 16 (3.05%) UNIX
6 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (92.57%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (43.05%) TDD
3 138 (26.29%) BDD
4 106 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (17.33%) MVC
6 82 (15.62%) E-Commerce
6 82 (15.62%) Kanban
7 53 (10.10%) Test Automation
8 48 (9.14%) Unit Testing
9 46 (8.76%) Project Management
10 40 (7.62%) Mentoring
11 39 (7.43%) OO
12 35 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 34 (6.48%) Waterfall
14 31 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (5.90%) DevOps
15 29 (5.52%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.33%) Automated Testing
17 27 (5.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 147 (28.00%) Java
2 128 (24.38%) C#
3 108 (20.57%) JavaScript
4 87 (16.57%) SQL
5 33 (6.29%) Ruby
6 21 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.00%) Scala
7 20 (3.81%) PHP
8 16 (3.05%) Python
9 12 (2.29%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.90%) C++
11 8 (1.52%) C
11 8 (1.52%) VBA
12 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.14%) Perl
13 6 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.76%) Groovy
14 4 (0.76%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.57%) Haskell
15 3 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.38%) Degree
3 14 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.10%) ISEB
5 10 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.76%) PMP
9 3 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) CBAP
11 1 (0.19%) MCPD
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.48%) QA
2 7 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) GxP
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) FATCA
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.76%) Varnish
3 3 (0.57%) Docker
3 3 (0.57%) HDFS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (2.86%) Puppet
2 6 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.95%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.57%) Ansible
4 3 (0.57%) yum
5 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.19%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.19%) nmon
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.19%) Mesos
Vendors
1 57 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.90%) Oracle
2 31 (5.90%) Sitecore
3 22 (4.19%) EPiServer
4 9 (1.71%) Twitter
5 8 (1.52%) Business Objects
5 8 (1.52%) SAP
5 8 (1.52%) IBM
6 7 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.14%) Google
7 6 (1.14%) Zend
8 5 (0.95%) VMware
8 5 (0.95%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.95%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.76%) Netezza
9 4 (0.76%) Pega
9 4 (0.76%) Coverity
9 4 (0.76%) hybris
9 4 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.76%) Cognos
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £325 - £475 per day + Dependant on XP
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago