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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 361 297 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.27% 5.09% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 6.57% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 228 290
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £616 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +17.55%
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
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 582 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (37.00%) TDD
3 174 (28.11%) Java
4 157 (25.36%) Finance
5 155 (25.04%) .NET
6 152 (24.56%) BDD
7 151 (24.39%) C#
8 144 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 137 (22.13%) HTML
10 117 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
11 109 (17.61%) Kanban
12 104 (16.80%) CSS
13 99 (15.99%) HTML5
14 96 (15.51%) MVC
15 95 (15.35%) SQL Server
16 94 (15.19%) Banking
17 91 (14.70%) SQL
18 86 (13.89%) Web Services
19 84 (13.57%) E-Commerce
20 75 (12.12%) ASP.NET
21 72 (11.63%) Microsoft
22 68 (10.99%) OO
22 68 (10.99%) SDLC
23 67 (10.82%) JIRA
24 66 (10.66%) REST
25 62 (10.02%) Project Management
25 62 (10.02%) Git (software)
26 60 (9.69%) CSS3
27 59 (9.53%) Oracle
27 59 (9.53%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 35 (5.65%) CMS
2 26 (4.20%) Confluence
3 23 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.39%) Apache
5 20 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (2.75%) Umbraco
6 17 (2.75%) Kentico
6 17 (2.75%) Node.js
6 17 (2.75%) JBoss
7 11 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.13%) nginx
10 6 (0.97%) MQSeries
10 6 (0.97%) SAS
10 6 (0.97%) Drupal
11 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.81%) Jetty
12 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.29%) MS Project
3 8 (1.29%) MS Office
4 7 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.32%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.81%) SaaS
4 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 2 (0.32%) GitHub
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.16%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.23%) Internet
2 11 (1.78%) HTTP
3 9 (1.45%) AMQP
4 5 (0.81%) MVNO
5 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.48%) LDAP
7 2 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.16%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.16%) DMZ
8 1 (0.16%) X.509
8 1 (0.16%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.46%) MySQL
4 38 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 25 (4.04%) Big Data
8 24 (3.88%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.45%) ProClarity
12 7 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.13%) DB2
12 7 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (10.82%) JIRA
2 62 (10.02%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.24%) Cucumber
3 51 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 45 (7.27%) Subversion
5 44 (7.11%) Selenium
6 36 (5.82%) Maven
7 31 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (4.20%) JUnit
9 24 (3.88%) SpecFlow
10 18 (2.91%) JMeter
11 16 (2.58%) WebDriver
12 15 (2.42%) Hudson
13 14 (2.26%) Mercurial
14 13 (2.10%) Mockito
15 12 (1.94%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.78%) Visual Studio
16 11 (1.78%) Ant
17 10 (1.62%) NUnit
17 10 (1.62%) Eclipse
General
1 157 (25.36%) Finance
2 94 (15.19%) Banking
3 29 (4.68%) Retail
4 27 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.58%) Marketing
5 16 (2.58%) Front Office
6 15 (2.42%) Advertising
7 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.62%) Publishing
8 10 (1.62%) Games
9 9 (1.45%) Back Office
10 5 (0.81%) Legal
10 5 (0.81%) Billing
10 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 284 (45.88%) Developer
2 73 (11.79%) Java Developer
3 66 (10.66%) Project Manager
4 64 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 63 (10.18%) Analyst
6 55 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 50 (8.08%) Business Analyst
8 43 (6.95%) ScrumMaster
9 39 (6.30%) C# Developer
10 30 (4.85%) Architect
11 27 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 22 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (2.91%) SQL Developer
13 18 (2.91%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (2.75%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
17 13 (2.10%) SQL Server Developer
18 12 (1.94%) Consultant
18 12 (1.94%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (25.04%) .NET
2 137 (22.13%) HTML
3 104 (16.80%) CSS
4 99 (15.99%) HTML5
5 86 (13.89%) Web Services
6 75 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 66 (10.66%) REST
8 60 (9.69%) CSS3
9 59 (9.53%) .NET Framework
10 56 (9.05%) AngularJS
11 52 (8.40%) RESTful
12 51 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (8.08%) Spring
14 49 (7.92%) jQuery
15 47 (7.59%) XML
16 41 (6.62%) JSON
17 40 (6.46%) SOAP
18 39 (6.30%) Entity Framework
19 38 (6.14%) J2EE
20 35 (5.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.75%) Mobile App
2 45 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.33%) User Experience
4 8 (1.29%) Clustering
5 7 (1.13%) Derivative
5 7 (1.13%) Market Risk
5 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (0.97%) N-Tier
6 6 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 5 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 5 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (0.65%) Kindle
8 4 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.65%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.56%) Linux
2 34 (5.49%) Windows
3 26 (4.20%) Android
4 25 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.72%) UNIX
6 12 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.48%) AIX
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) MVS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (94.02%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (37.00%) TDD
3 152 (24.56%) BDD
4 117 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
5 109 (17.61%) Kanban
6 96 (15.51%) MVC
7 84 (13.57%) E-Commerce
8 68 (10.99%) OO
8 68 (10.99%) SDLC
9 62 (10.02%) Project Management
10 48 (7.75%) Unit Testing
11 46 (7.43%) Software Engineering
12 43 (6.95%) Mentoring
13 42 (6.79%) PRINCE2
14 40 (6.46%) DevOps
15 39 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (6.14%) Open Source
17 35 (5.65%) Waterfall
18 34 (5.49%) Test Automation
18 34 (5.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (28.11%) Java
2 151 (24.39%) C#
3 144 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 91 (14.70%) SQL
5 40 (6.46%) Ruby
6 27 (4.36%) Python
6 27 (4.36%) Scala
7 26 (4.20%) PHP
8 18 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.58%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.10%) Perl
11 12 (1.94%) Groovy
12 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.45%) VBA
14 8 (1.29%) C++
15 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.81%) PHP5
15 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.55%) Degree
3 15 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.42%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.29%) ISEB
6 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.13%) PMP
6 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.32%) MCPD
8 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.37%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) Basel III
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (1.78%) Docker
2 7 (1.13%) Varnish
3 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.48%) HDFS
4 3 (0.48%) GridGain
5 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.32%) vCloud
5 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (4.68%) Puppet
2 21 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.62%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.65%) Nagios
6 3 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.48%) yum
6 3 (0.48%) Ansible
7 2 (0.32%) Mesos
7 2 (0.32%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.16%) nmon
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.16%) Graphite
8 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.53%) Oracle
3 24 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 18 (2.91%) EPiServer
5 17 (2.75%) IBM
6 15 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.94%) Cognos
7 12 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 12 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.78%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.62%) Coverity
10 9 (1.45%) SAP
11 7 (1.13%) Zend
11 7 (1.13%) Twitter
12 6 (0.97%) VMware
12 6 (0.97%) hybris
12 6 (0.97%) Adobe
12 6 (0.97%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.81%) Pega
13 5 (0.81%) Guidewire
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + immediate start
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Spa
Rate: £500 - 550 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago