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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 305 336 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.27% 4.56% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 6.00% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 300 241
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£444 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +8.39%
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
4340 5599 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.05% 76.01% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 4197 4466
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 87
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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.

1 272 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (37.62%) TDD
3 196 (30.72%) Java
4 159 (24.92%) BDD
5 146 (22.88%) Finance
6 145 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 140 (21.94%) HTML
8 124 (19.44%) .NET
9 123 (19.28%) C#
10 112 (17.55%) CSS
11 104 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
12 98 (15.36%) Banking
13 95 (14.89%) Web Services
13 95 (14.89%) Kanban
14 94 (14.73%) SQL
15 91 (14.26%) OO
16 90 (14.11%) MVC
17 79 (12.38%) jQuery
18 75 (11.76%) HTML5
19 72 (11.29%) XML
19 72 (11.29%) SQL Server
20 69 (10.82%) Project Management
21 68 (10.66%) E-Commerce
22 66 (10.34%) REST
23 65 (10.19%) Oracle
24 64 (10.03%) RESTful
25 61 (9.56%) Spring
26 60 (9.40%) QA
27 59 (9.25%) SOAP
27 59 (9.25%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (5.49%) CMS
2 26 (4.08%) Node.js
3 15 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.04%) Drupal
4 13 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.41%) Apache
6 9 (1.41%) Confluence
7 7 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.78%) SAS
9 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.63%) Mule
10 4 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.47%) nginx
11 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 25 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.78%) MS Project
4 5 (0.78%) MS Office
5 2 (0.31%) Stata
5 2 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.16%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Temenos T24
1 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.16%) Endur
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.94%) SaaS
4 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Heroku
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Force.com
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.70%) HTTP
2 12 (1.88%) SSL
3 11 (1.72%) Internet
4 7 (1.10%) Intranet
5 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.47%) DNS
6 3 (0.47%) Firewall
6 3 (0.47%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.31%) AMQP
7 2 (0.31%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.31%) LAN
7 2 (0.31%) WAN
7 2 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.16%) LDAP
8 1 (0.16%) 4G
8 1 (0.16%) 2G
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.64%) NoSQL
3 30 (4.70%) MySQL
4 29 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 18 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (2.66%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.04%) Big Data
8 13 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.94%) Redis
13 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 58 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.62%) Cucumber
3 51 (7.99%) Selenium
4 44 (6.90%) JIRA
5 40 (6.27%) Subversion
6 39 (6.11%) Jenkins
7 38 (5.96%) Maven
8 36 (5.64%) JUnit
9 26 (4.08%) WebDriver
10 20 (3.13%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (2.82%) Visual Studio
12 15 (2.35%) Ant
13 14 (2.19%) Calabash
14 12 (1.88%) NUnit
15 11 (1.72%) JMeter
15 11 (1.72%) Mercurial
15 11 (1.72%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.72%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.57%) Hudson
General
1 146 (22.88%) Finance
2 98 (15.36%) Banking
3 40 (6.27%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.55%) Back Office
5 24 (3.76%) Front Office
6 22 (3.45%) Retail
7 19 (2.98%) Publishing
7 19 (2.98%) Marketing
8 13 (2.04%) Games
9 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.25%) Legal
11 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 269 (42.16%) Developer
2 99 (15.52%) Analyst
3 76 (11.91%) Java Developer
4 73 (11.44%) Project Manager
5 69 (10.82%) Business Analyst
6 50 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 47 (7.37%) .NET Developer
7 47 (7.37%) ScrumMaster
8 33 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 29 (4.55%) Tester
10 26 (4.08%) Architect
11 23 (3.61%) Agile Project Manager
12 19 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (2.98%) Test Analyst
13 18 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
14 17 (2.66%) Front-End Developer
15 16 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (2.35%) Software Engineer
17 14 (2.19%) Senior .NET Developer
17 14 (2.19%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (21.94%) HTML
2 124 (19.44%) .NET
3 112 (17.55%) CSS
4 95 (14.89%) Web Services
5 79 (12.38%) jQuery
6 75 (11.76%) HTML5
7 72 (11.29%) XML
8 66 (10.34%) REST
9 64 (10.03%) RESTful
10 61 (9.56%) Spring
11 59 (9.25%) SOAP
11 59 (9.25%) ASP.NET
12 56 (8.78%) JSON
13 55 (8.62%) AngularJS
14 54 (8.46%) CSS3
15 40 (6.27%) J2EE
16 39 (6.11%) .NET Framework
16 39 (6.11%) Ajax
16 39 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (5.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.31%) Open Source
2 38 (5.96%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.51%) Fixed Income
5 14 (2.19%) Market Risk
5 14 (2.19%) Derivative
6 13 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.88%) Credit Risk
8 11 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
8 11 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
9 10 (1.57%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.41%) Online Games
11 8 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.78%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.78%) Wiki
13 5 (0.78%) Statistics
13 5 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.11%) Apple iOS
2 35 (5.49%) Linux
3 34 (5.33%) Android
4 26 (4.08%) UNIX
5 24 (3.76%) Windows
6 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.63%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (37.62%) TDD
3 159 (24.92%) BDD
4 104 (16.30%) Continuous Integration
5 95 (14.89%) Kanban
6 91 (14.26%) OO
7 90 (14.11%) MVC
8 69 (10.82%) Project Management
9 68 (10.66%) E-Commerce
10 54 (8.46%) Software Engineering
11 46 (7.21%) User Stories
12 45 (7.05%) PRINCE2
13 43 (6.74%) Unit Testing
14 39 (6.11%) DevOps
15 38 (5.96%) Test Automation
16 37 (5.80%) Business Analysis
17 33 (5.17%) SOA
18 28 (4.39%) UML
19 24 (3.76%) Migration
19 24 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (30.72%) Java
2 145 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 123 (19.28%) C#
4 94 (14.73%) SQL
5 51 (7.99%) Ruby
6 41 (6.43%) Python
7 37 (5.80%) PHP
8 26 (4.08%) Groovy
9 24 (3.76%) Scala
10 22 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.88%) C
12 12 (1.88%) Perl
13 11 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.41%) C++
15 8 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.25%) Clojure
16 5 (0.78%) VB
17 4 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 46 (7.21%) Degree
2 34 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.66%) ISEB
5 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) CBAP
7 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MCITP
9 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) IIBA
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CISM
10 1 (0.16%) CEH
10 1 (0.16%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.40%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.31%) HL7
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) EMIR
4 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) vCloud
3 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (4.70%) Puppet
2 24 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.10%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.78%) Salt
4 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.47%) Oozie
6 2 (0.31%) Control-M
6 2 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (10.19%) Oracle
2 42 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.72%) Adobe
4 11 (1.72%) Google
5 9 (1.41%) Apple
6 7 (1.10%) Business Objects
7 6 (0.94%) Sybase
7 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.94%) Zend
7 6 (0.94%) hybris
7 6 (0.94%) Rackspace
8 5 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.78%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.78%) HP
8 5 (0.78%) IBM
8 5 (0.78%) Informatica
9 4 (0.63%) Temenos
9 4 (0.63%) JBoss
9 4 (0.63%) EPiServer
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 9 hours ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
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Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + benefits
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Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £451 per day
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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