The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 298 354 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.05% 4.98% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 6.54% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 310 209
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 276 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (38.91%) TDD
3 209 (31.76%) Java
4 155 (23.56%) BDD
5 152 (23.10%) Finance
6 142 (21.58%) HTML
7 140 (21.28%) JavaScript
8 121 (18.39%) .NET
9 116 (17.63%) CSS
10 114 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
11 113 (17.17%) C#
12 99 (15.05%) SQL
12 99 (15.05%) Banking
13 96 (14.59%) Web Services
14 95 (14.44%) Kanban
15 93 (14.13%) OO
16 85 (12.92%) MVC
17 84 (12.77%) HTML5
18 74 (11.25%) Project Management
19 73 (11.09%) jQuery
20 67 (10.18%) CSS3
21 66 (10.03%) Oracle
22 64 (9.73%) SQL Server
22 64 (9.73%) Spring
23 63 (9.57%) XML
23 63 (9.57%) E-Commerce
24 59 (8.97%) QA
24 59 (8.97%) Selenium
24 59 (8.97%) REST
25 58 (8.81%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (4.41%) CMS
2 24 (3.65%) Node.js
3 15 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.98%) Drupal
5 11 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 11 (1.67%) Apache
5 11 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (1.52%) Confluence
7 9 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.76%) SAS
10 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.61%) Liferay
11 4 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.61%) Mule
11 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.91%) MS Project
5 5 (0.76%) MS Office
6 2 (0.30%) Stata
6 2 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.15%) Mingle
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Temenos T24
1 4 (0.61%) Magento
1 4 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.22%) SaaS
4 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.46%) Office 365
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
7 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.26%) HTTP
2 14 (2.13%) Internet
3 12 (1.82%) SSL
4 6 (0.91%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.76%) DNS
5 5 (0.76%) Intranet
6 4 (0.61%) Firewall
7 2 (0.30%) 2G
7 2 (0.30%) 3G
7 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.30%) AMQP
7 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.30%) 4G
7 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.30%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) LAN
7 2 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) SAN
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.69%) NoSQL
3 34 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 32 (4.86%) MySQL
4 32 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.04%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.98%) Big Data
9 10 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.76%) Redis
13 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 59 (8.97%) Selenium
2 58 (8.81%) Cucumber
3 54 (8.21%) Git (software)
4 47 (7.14%) Maven
5 46 (6.99%) Subversion
6 39 (5.93%) JIRA
7 38 (5.78%) Jenkins
8 37 (5.62%) JUnit
9 31 (4.71%) WebDriver
10 22 (3.34%) Ant
11 20 (3.04%) Visual Studio
12 18 (2.74%) Apache Ivy
13 17 (2.58%) TeamCity
14 16 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (2.28%) Calabash
16 14 (2.13%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.98%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.98%) NUnit
18 12 (1.82%) JMeter
18 12 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 152 (23.10%) Finance
2 99 (15.05%) Banking
3 38 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.41%) Back Office
5 26 (3.95%) Front Office
6 25 (3.80%) Retail
7 22 (3.34%) Marketing
8 17 (2.58%) Publishing
9 14 (2.13%) Games
10 12 (1.82%) Legal
11 7 (1.06%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.61%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 278 (42.25%) Developer
2 85 (12.92%) Analyst
3 84 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 80 (12.16%) Java Developer
5 59 (8.97%) Business Analyst
6 56 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 46 (6.99%) ScrumMaster
8 42 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 36 (5.47%) C# Developer
10 35 (5.32%) Tester
10 35 (5.32%) Architect
11 27 (4.10%) Agile Project Manager
12 24 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
15 17 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
15 17 (2.58%) PHP Developer
16 15 (2.28%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.28%) iOS Developer
16 15 (2.28%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (21.58%) HTML
2 121 (18.39%) .NET
3 116 (17.63%) CSS
4 96 (14.59%) Web Services
5 84 (12.77%) HTML5
6 73 (11.09%) jQuery
7 67 (10.18%) CSS3
8 64 (9.73%) Spring
9 63 (9.57%) XML
10 59 (8.97%) REST
11 58 (8.81%) SOAP
11 58 (8.81%) JSON
12 57 (8.66%) RESTful
13 53 (8.05%) ASP.NET
14 45 (6.84%) AngularJS
15 41 (6.23%) J2EE
16 36 (5.47%) Hibernate
16 36 (5.47%) Ajax
17 35 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (5.02%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.81%) Open Source
2 37 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.65%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.28%) Derivative
5 15 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.82%) Credit Risk
7 12 (1.82%) Market Risk
8 11 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (1.37%) Online Games
9 9 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.22%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.76%) Social Media
11 5 (0.76%) iPhone
11 5 (0.76%) Wiki
11 5 (0.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.78%) Apple iOS
2 36 (5.47%) Linux
3 32 (4.86%) Windows
4 30 (4.56%) Android
5 29 (4.41%) UNIX
6 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.46%) ThreadX
8 3 (0.46%) CentOS
9 2 (0.30%) AIX
9 2 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (38.91%) TDD
3 155 (23.56%) BDD
4 114 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
5 95 (14.44%) Kanban
6 93 (14.13%) OO
7 85 (12.92%) MVC
8 74 (11.25%) Project Management
9 63 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 55 (8.36%) Software Engineering
11 51 (7.75%) PRINCE2
12 47 (7.14%) Test Automation
13 44 (6.69%) Unit Testing
14 43 (6.53%) Business Analysis
15 42 (6.38%) User Stories
16 39 (5.93%) DevOps
17 34 (5.17%) SOA
18 32 (4.86%) UML
19 26 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (3.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 209 (31.76%) Java
2 140 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 113 (17.17%) C#
4 99 (15.05%) SQL
5 57 (8.66%) Ruby
6 45 (6.84%) Python
7 43 (6.53%) PHP
8 26 (3.95%) Groovy
9 25 (3.80%) Scala
10 23 (3.50%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 16 (2.43%) C
12 14 (2.13%) Perl
13 12 (1.82%) C++
14 10 (1.52%) Delphi
14 10 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.22%) Clojure
17 6 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (7.14%) Degree
2 30 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.28%) ISEB
5 7 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.76%) CBAP
8 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.46%) PMP
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) GISP
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.97%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) Basel III
3 2 (0.30%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) vCloud
3 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (4.56%) Puppet
2 23 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.91%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.76%) Salt
5 3 (0.46%) Oozie
6 2 (0.30%) Control-M
6 2 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.15%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (10.03%) Oracle
2 42 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.67%) Adobe
3 11 (1.67%) Apple
4 10 (1.52%) Google
4 10 (1.52%) Zend
5 8 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 6 (0.91%) TIBCO
6 6 (0.91%) Business Objects
6 6 (0.91%) HP
7 5 (0.76%) Sybase
7 5 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.76%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.61%) hybris
8 4 (0.61%) jBASE
8 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.61%) SAP
8 4 (0.61%) Temenos
8 4 (0.61%) Informatica
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: £475 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Competitive
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