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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 381 292 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.51% 5.03% 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 6.49% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 224 306
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 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 619 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (35.40%) TDD
3 180 (27.23%) Java
4 166 (25.11%) Finance
5 162 (24.51%) .NET
6 158 (23.90%) HTML
7 156 (23.60%) C#
7 156 (23.60%) JavaScript
8 149 (22.54%) BDD
9 122 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
10 119 (18.00%) CSS
11 115 (17.40%) Kanban
12 108 (16.34%) Banking
13 107 (16.19%) HTML5
14 100 (15.13%) SQL
15 98 (14.83%) MVC
16 97 (14.67%) SQL Server
17 96 (14.52%) Web Services
18 80 (12.10%) E-Commerce
19 75 (11.35%) JIRA
20 73 (11.04%) Git (software)
21 72 (10.89%) Project Management
22 71 (10.74%) OO
22 71 (10.74%) AngularJS
23 68 (10.29%) REST
23 68 (10.29%) ASP.NET
24 67 (10.14%) Microsoft
25 66 (9.98%) SDLC
26 65 (9.83%) Oracle
27 63 (9.53%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (4.54%) Confluence
2 29 (4.39%) CMS
3 27 (4.08%) Apache
4 25 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 22 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 20 (3.03%) Node.js
7 19 (2.87%) JBoss
8 14 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.82%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.82%) Kentico
9 12 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.51%) Apache Spark
11 8 (1.21%) Jetty
11 8 (1.21%) Drupal
12 7 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.91%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.91%) SAS
14 5 (0.76%) IIS
14 5 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.66%) MS Office
4 10 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.06%) MS Project
6 6 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.30%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.06%) SaaS
4 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.30%) GitHub
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.15%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.87%) Internet
2 12 (1.82%) HTTP
3 9 (1.36%) AMQP
4 5 (0.76%) MVNO
5 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.45%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.15%) WebEx
8 1 (0.15%) DMZ
8 1 (0.15%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) X.509
8 1 (0.15%) RTSP
8 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.81%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.35%) MySQL
4 41 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.90%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (4.24%) Big Data
9 26 (3.93%) Hadoop
10 24 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (2.42%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.51%) OLAP
16 9 (1.36%) ProClarity
17 7 (1.06%) QlikView
17 7 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 75 (11.35%) JIRA
2 73 (11.04%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 54 (8.17%) Subversion
5 53 (8.02%) Cucumber
6 43 (6.51%) Maven
7 40 (6.05%) Selenium
8 33 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (4.99%) JUnit
9 21 (3.18%) SpecFlow
10 19 (2.87%) Mockito
11 17 (2.57%) JMeter
11 17 (2.57%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.27%) Mercurial
13 14 (2.12%) NUnit
13 14 (2.12%) Visual Studio
13 14 (2.12%) WebDriver
13 14 (2.12%) Gradle
14 12 (1.82%) Hudson
15 11 (1.66%) Eclipse
General
1 166 (25.11%) Finance
2 108 (16.34%) Banking
3 33 (4.99%) Retail
4 32 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.87%) Marketing
6 18 (2.72%) Advertising
7 16 (2.42%) Front Office
7 16 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.97%) Games
9 10 (1.51%) Back Office
10 9 (1.36%) Publishing
11 7 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.76%) Legal
12 5 (0.76%) Billing
13 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.30%) Law
15 1 (0.15%) Electronics
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 307 (46.44%) Developer
2 83 (12.56%) Java Developer
3 72 (10.89%) Analyst
4 65 (9.83%) Project Manager
5 64 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 56 (8.47%) Business Analyst
7 54 (8.17%) Senior Developer
8 48 (7.26%) ScrumMaster
9 43 (6.51%) C# Developer
10 29 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (3.93%) Architect
12 20 (3.03%) SQL Developer
12 20 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
15 16 (2.42%) Agile Project Manager
16 15 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
16 15 (2.27%) SQL Server Developer
17 14 (2.12%) Software Engineer
17 14 (2.12%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (24.51%) .NET
2 158 (23.90%) HTML
3 119 (18.00%) CSS
4 107 (16.19%) HTML5
5 96 (14.52%) Web Services
6 71 (10.74%) AngularJS
7 68 (10.29%) REST
7 68 (10.29%) ASP.NET
8 63 (9.53%) CSS3
9 57 (8.62%) Spring
10 56 (8.47%) jQuery
11 51 (7.72%) .NET Framework
12 49 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (7.11%) XML
14 45 (6.81%) SOAP
14 45 (6.81%) RESTful
15 38 (5.75%) Entity Framework
15 38 (5.75%) JSON
16 35 (5.30%) WCF
17 34 (5.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.41%) User Experience
2 48 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.81%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (1.66%) Clustering
5 8 (1.21%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (1.06%) Derivative
6 7 (1.06%) Market Risk
6 7 (1.06%) N-Tier
7 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (0.61%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.61%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.87%) Linux
2 32 (4.84%) Windows
3 28 (4.24%) UNIX
4 25 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.63%) Android
6 12 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) MVS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (35.40%) TDD
3 149 (22.54%) BDD
4 122 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (17.40%) Kanban
6 98 (14.83%) MVC
7 80 (12.10%) E-Commerce
8 72 (10.89%) Project Management
9 71 (10.74%) OO
10 66 (9.98%) SDLC
11 53 (8.02%) Software Engineering
12 49 (7.41%) Unit Testing
13 46 (6.96%) Waterfall
14 44 (6.66%) PRINCE2
14 44 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (6.51%) Pair Programming
16 40 (6.05%) Open Source
16 40 (6.05%) Mentoring
16 40 (6.05%) DevOps
17 39 (5.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 180 (27.23%) Java
2 156 (23.60%) JavaScript
2 156 (23.60%) C#
3 100 (15.13%) SQL
4 39 (5.90%) Ruby
5 32 (4.84%) Scala
6 29 (4.39%) Python
7 27 (4.08%) PHP
8 19 (2.87%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.57%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.12%) Groovy
12 13 (1.97%) Perl
13 12 (1.82%) VBA
14 10 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.51%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.21%) PHP5
16 6 (0.91%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.91%) C++
16 6 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.78%) Degree
3 15 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.36%) PMP
6 7 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.06%) ISEB
7 6 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) MCPD
9 2 (0.30%) CAPM
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.62%) QA
2 6 (0.91%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.45%) MiFID
3 3 (0.45%) Basel III
3 3 (0.45%) EMIR
3 3 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.15%) Basel II
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (2.42%) Docker
2 7 (1.06%) Varnish
3 6 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.76%) HDFS
5 3 (0.45%) GridGain
6 2 (0.30%) vCloud
6 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (4.08%) Puppet
2 18 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.21%) Vagrant
4 7 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.61%) Nagios
5 4 (0.61%) Ansible
6 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.30%) yum
7 2 (0.30%) Mesos
7 2 (0.30%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.15%) nmon
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.15%) Graphite
8 1 (0.15%) Salt
8 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.83%) Oracle
3 23 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (2.72%) IBM
5 16 (2.42%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.42%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.27%) Adobe
7 13 (1.97%) EPiServer
8 12 (1.82%) Cognos
8 12 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.51%) SAP
9 10 (1.51%) Coverity
9 10 (1.51%) Twitter
10 7 (1.06%) VMware
11 6 (0.91%) hybris
11 6 (0.91%) HP
11 6 (0.91%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.76%) Google
12 5 (0.76%) Zend
12 5 (0.76%) Guidewire
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