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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 282 392 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.39% 6.63% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.77% 8.19% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 329 223
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
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
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 530 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (38.93%) TDD
3 217 (38.75%) Java
4 141 (25.18%) JavaScript
4 141 (25.18%) Finance
5 132 (23.57%) HTML
6 121 (21.61%) CSS
7 116 (20.71%) Kanban
8 113 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (18.93%) SQL
10 96 (17.14%) .NET
11 92 (16.43%) Git (software)
12 90 (16.07%) REST
13 88 (15.71%) BDD
14 86 (15.36%) AngularJS
15 84 (15.00%) Banking
16 81 (14.46%) Pair Programming
17 80 (14.29%) NoSQL
18 78 (13.93%) Web Services
19 75 (13.39%) HTML5
20 73 (13.04%) C#
21 68 (12.14%) Software Engineering
22 64 (11.43%) Node.js
23 63 (11.25%) Spring
23 63 (11.25%) SQL Server
24 62 (11.07%) QA
24 62 (11.07%) DevOps
25 60 (10.71%) JIRA
26 59 (10.54%) jQuery
27 58 (10.36%) SDLC

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 26 (4.64%) CMS
2 18 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.96%) Confluence
4 10 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (1.25%) Apache
7 7 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.07%) nginx
9 5 (0.89%) JBoss
10 4 (0.71%) Mule
10 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.36%) Jetty
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.07%) MS Office
4 5 (0.89%) MS Project
5 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.36%) HipChat
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.25%) Eloqua
2 7 (1.25%) Unica
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.96%) TestFlight
4 9 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (1.61%) GitHub
5 6 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.89%) Lucidchart
6 5 (0.89%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.89%) PaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.54%) SaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.36%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.18%) Force.com
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
10 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.25%) HTTP
2 3 (0.54%) Firewall
2 3 (0.54%) Internet
2 3 (0.54%) Network Security
2 3 (0.54%) SNMP
2 3 (0.54%) SSH
2 3 (0.54%) SSL
2 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.36%) Skype
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.18%) LAN
4 1 (0.18%) NAS
4 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.18%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 63 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 56 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 52 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 49 (8.75%) MySQL
6 36 (6.43%) Big Data
7 32 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.93%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.96%) CouchDB
12 11 (1.96%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.96%) SQLite
13 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 92 (16.43%) Git (software)
2 60 (10.71%) JIRA
3 50 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 35 (6.25%) Selenium
5 32 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 30 (5.36%) Maven
6 30 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (4.82%) gulp
8 26 (4.64%) Grunt
9 20 (3.57%) IntelliJ
9 20 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 19 (3.39%) JUnit
11 18 (3.21%) Bower
11 18 (3.21%) Gradle
12 15 (2.68%) Artifactory
12 15 (2.68%) Visual Studio
13 14 (2.50%) Subversion
14 13 (2.32%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.96%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.79%) Mockito
General
1 141 (25.18%) Finance
2 84 (15.00%) Banking
3 35 (6.25%) Marketing
4 27 (4.82%) Games
5 23 (4.11%) Investment Banking
6 22 (3.93%) Advertising
7 21 (3.75%) Legal
8 17 (3.04%) Front Office
9 14 (2.50%) Retail
10 13 (2.32%) Law
11 12 (2.14%) Publishing
12 8 (1.43%) Back Office
12 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 313 (55.89%) Developer
2 111 (19.82%) Java Developer
3 79 (14.11%) Senior Developer
4 62 (11.07%) Agile Developer
5 41 (7.32%) Analyst
5 41 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 38 (6.79%) Scrum Master
7 37 (6.61%) Agile Java Developer
8 30 (5.36%) Project Manager
9 28 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (4.82%) Business Analyst
11 26 (4.64%) .NET Developer
11 26 (4.64%) Web Developer
12 21 (3.75%) Scala Developer
13 20 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.39%) C# Developer
15 18 (3.21%) Architect
16 17 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.86%) Lead Developer
18 15 (2.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (23.57%) HTML
2 121 (21.61%) CSS
3 96 (17.14%) .NET
4 90 (16.07%) REST
5 86 (15.36%) AngularJS
6 78 (13.93%) Web Services
7 75 (13.39%) HTML5
8 64 (11.43%) Node.js
9 63 (11.25%) Spring
10 59 (10.54%) jQuery
11 50 (8.93%) CSS3
12 39 (6.96%) RESTful
13 36 (6.43%) Ajax
13 36 (6.43%) SOAP
14 35 (6.25%) Sass
14 35 (6.25%) XML
15 29 (5.18%) JSON
16 27 (4.82%) ASP.NET
17 24 (4.29%) Hibernate
17 24 (4.29%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.50%) User Experience
2 30 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 11 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.96%) Fintech
7 9 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.25%) Equities
9 6 (1.07%) Derivative
9 6 (1.07%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.07%) Semantic Web
10 5 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.89%) iPhone
10 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.71%) IVR
11 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.96%) Linux
2 26 (4.64%) Windows
3 23 (4.11%) Unix
4 19 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.68%) Android
6 5 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.54%) CentOS
8 3 (0.54%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.54%) Solaris
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (38.93%) TDD
3 116 (20.71%) Kanban
4 113 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (15.71%) BDD
6 81 (14.46%) Pair Programming
7 68 (12.14%) Software Engineering
8 62 (11.07%) DevOps
9 58 (10.36%) SDLC
10 55 (9.82%) MVC
11 53 (9.46%) User Stories
12 51 (9.11%) Automated Testing
13 44 (7.86%) Web Development
14 41 (7.32%) Mentoring
15 40 (7.14%) Project Management
16 38 (6.79%) E-Commerce
17 37 (6.61%) Analytics
18 36 (6.43%) Test Automation
19 34 (6.07%) OOP
20 33 (5.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 217 (38.75%) Java
2 141 (25.18%) JavaScript
3 106 (18.93%) SQL
4 73 (13.04%) C#
5 56 (10.00%) Scala
6 33 (5.89%) Ruby
7 28 (5.00%) Python
8 18 (3.21%) Apple Swift
9 17 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.50%) Objective-C
10 14 (2.50%) PHP
10 14 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.14%) Groovy
11 12 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.96%) C++
12 11 (1.96%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.43%) Clojure
13 8 (1.43%) Jython
14 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 48 (8.57%) Degree
2 17 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.89%) ISEB
5 5 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.89%) PMP
6 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.07%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) SDET
3 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.54%) MiFID
4 2 (0.36%) FATCA
4 2 (0.36%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.21%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) Ceph
2 3 (0.54%) etcd
2 3 (0.54%) flannel
2 3 (0.54%) GlusterFS
2 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.54%) vSphere
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) Xen
3 2 (0.36%) XenServer
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) GridGain
4 1 (0.18%) Postfix
4 1 (0.18%) Squid
4 1 (0.18%) Varnish
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (4.64%) Puppet
2 15 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.14%) Ansible
4 5 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.89%) logstash
4 5 (0.89%) Nagios
5 4 (0.71%) Graphite
5 4 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
5 4 (0.71%) Terraform
6 3 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.54%) Kibana
6 3 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.54%) rkt
6 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.36%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.36%) Salt
7 2 (0.36%) SCCM
7 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.18%) Oracle
3 23 (4.11%) Google
4 15 (2.68%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.50%) Netezza
5 14 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.32%) New Relic
7 10 (1.79%) Tableau
8 9 (1.61%) Adobe
9 8 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.07%) Splunk
10 6 (1.07%) VMware
11 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.54%) Apple
12 3 (0.54%) Canoo
12 3 (0.54%) Cisco
12 3 (0.54%) Citrix
12 3 (0.54%) Rally
12 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.36%) hybris
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Harvey Nash plc
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TEKsystems
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Experis Ltd
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Arrows Group
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