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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 279 292 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.25% 5.36% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.71% 6.68% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 234 252
Median daily rate £450 £429 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
2874 4371 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.95% 80.22% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2355 3440 3602
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 466 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (44.02%) TDD
3 195 (39.55%) Java
4 147 (29.82%) Finance
5 112 (22.72%) JavaScript
6 108 (21.91%) HTML
7 101 (20.49%) SQL
8 100 (20.28%) .NET
9 97 (19.68%) CSS
9 97 (19.68%) Pair Programming
9 97 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (19.07%) Banking
11 93 (18.86%) Kanban
12 86 (17.44%) NoSQL
13 82 (16.63%) BDD
14 81 (16.43%) REST
15 75 (15.21%) SDLC
16 72 (14.60%) C#
17 71 (14.40%) Spring
18 65 (13.18%) SQL Server
19 64 (12.98%) Git (software)
20 62 (12.58%) AngularJS
21 57 (11.56%) Apache Cassandra
22 54 (10.95%) JIRA
23 50 (10.14%) jQuery
23 50 (10.14%) Web Services
24 49 (9.94%) HTML5
24 49 (9.94%) Jenkins
25 48 (9.74%) DevOps
26 47 (9.53%) MVC

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 37 (7.51%) Node.js
2 24 (4.87%) CMS
3 10 (2.03%) Confluence
3 10 (2.03%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.01%) Apache
7 5 (1.01%) JBoss
7 5 (1.01%) nginx
8 4 (0.81%) Jetty
9 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.62%) MS Office
4 5 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.81%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Eloqua
1 7 (1.42%) Unica
2 2 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.62%) GitHub
5 5 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.01%) PaaS
6 4 (0.81%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.81%) Lucidchart
6 4 (0.81%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) Firewall
2 3 (0.61%) HTTP
2 3 (0.61%) Network Security
2 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.41%) Intranet
3 2 (0.41%) Skype
3 2 (0.41%) SSH
3 2 (0.41%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) Broadband
4 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.20%) LAN
4 1 (0.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.20%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.44%) NoSQL
2 65 (13.18%) SQL Server
3 57 (11.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (7.10%) MySQL
5 29 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.25%) Big Data
9 14 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.23%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.03%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.62%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.95%) JIRA
3 49 (9.94%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.10%) Selenium
5 34 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 31 (6.29%) Maven
7 25 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (4.46%) gulp
9 18 (3.65%) Grunt
9 18 (3.65%) TeamCity
10 16 (3.25%) JUnit
10 16 (3.25%) SpecFlow
11 15 (3.04%) Subversion
11 15 (3.04%) WebDriver
12 13 (2.64%) Artifactory
12 13 (2.64%) IntelliJ
13 12 (2.43%) Visual Studio
14 11 (2.23%) Gradle
14 11 (2.23%) NUnit
15 10 (2.03%) Bower
General
1 147 (29.82%) Finance
2 94 (19.07%) Banking
3 22 (4.46%) Games
4 18 (3.65%) Marketing
5 17 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.45%) Publishing
6 15 (3.04%) Advertising
7 14 (2.84%) Front Office
8 11 (2.23%) Retail
9 10 (2.03%) Legal
10 9 (1.83%) Law
10 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.42%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 282 (57.20%) Developer
2 119 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 73 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 66 (13.39%) Agile Developer
5 55 (11.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 43 (8.72%) Analyst
7 40 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 35 (7.10%) .NET Developer
9 32 (6.49%) Project Manager
10 28 (5.68%) C# Developer
11 24 (4.87%) Business Analyst
12 23 (4.67%) Scrum Master
13 21 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (3.45%) SQL Developer
15 17 (3.45%) Web Developer
16 16 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (3.25%) Test Analyst
17 14 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
17 14 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.91%) HTML
2 100 (20.28%) .NET
3 97 (19.68%) CSS
4 81 (16.43%) REST
5 71 (14.40%) Spring
6 62 (12.58%) AngularJS
7 50 (10.14%) jQuery
7 50 (10.14%) Web Services
8 49 (9.94%) HTML5
9 45 (9.13%) RESTful
10 38 (7.71%) XML
11 33 (6.69%) ASP.NET
11 33 (6.69%) CSS3
12 29 (5.88%) SOAP
13 28 (5.68%) .NET Framework
13 28 (5.68%) Hibernate
14 27 (5.48%) Sass
15 25 (5.07%) Ajax
16 24 (4.87%) J2EE
17 23 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.29%) User Experience
2 25 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.42%) Derivative
8 6 (1.22%) IVR
8 6 (1.22%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.22%) Smartcard
9 5 (1.01%) Fintech
9 5 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.01%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.81%) iPad
10 4 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (0.81%) Social Media
11 3 (0.61%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.51%) Linux
2 25 (5.07%) Windows
3 22 (4.46%) Unix
4 13 (2.64%) Android
5 9 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.61%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (94.52%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (44.02%) TDD
3 97 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (19.68%) Pair Programming
4 93 (18.86%) Kanban
5 82 (16.63%) BDD
6 75 (15.21%) SDLC
7 48 (9.74%) DevOps
8 47 (9.53%) MVC
9 46 (9.33%) Project Management
10 38 (7.71%) User Stories
11 37 (7.51%) OO
12 36 (7.30%) Web Development
13 35 (7.10%) Automated Testing
14 32 (6.49%) E-Commerce
14 32 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 32 (6.49%) Software Engineering
15 26 (5.27%) Analytics
16 25 (5.07%) OOP
16 25 (5.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 195 (39.55%) Java
2 112 (22.72%) JavaScript
3 101 (20.49%) SQL
4 72 (14.60%) C#
5 28 (5.68%) Scala
6 23 (4.67%) Python
7 21 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 20 (4.06%) Ruby
9 15 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.23%) PHP
10 11 (2.23%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.83%) C++
12 8 (1.62%) Groovy
13 6 (1.22%) ES6
13 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.01%) ECMAScript
15 4 (0.81%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.81%) Clojure
15 4 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 25 (5.07%) Degree
2 14 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.83%) ISEB
4 8 (1.62%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.22%) PMP
7 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) CAPM
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.53%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) SDET
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.41%) HL7
3 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.41%) WCAG
4 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (3.25%) Docker
2 4 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) vSphere
4 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.41%) Ceph
4 2 (0.41%) etcd
4 2 (0.41%) flannel
4 2 (0.41%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.41%) Varnish
4 2 (0.41%) Xen
4 2 (0.41%) XenServer
5 1 (0.20%) GridGain
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (4.26%) Puppet
2 13 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.03%) Ansible
4 6 (1.22%) Nagios
5 4 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.61%) Graphite
6 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.61%) logstash
6 3 (0.61%) Terraform
7 2 (0.41%) Cobbler
7 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.41%) Kibana
7 2 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.41%) Oozie
7 2 (0.41%) Salt
7 2 (0.41%) SCCM
7 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (6.69%) Oracle
2 31 (6.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.64%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.03%) Adobe
5 8 (1.62%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.42%) Google
6 7 (1.42%) New Relic
6 7 (1.42%) VMware
7 6 (1.22%) Splunk
7 6 (1.22%) Tableau
8 5 (1.01%) Citrix
8 5 (1.01%) Netezza
9 4 (0.81%) Charles River
9 4 (0.81%) HP
9 4 (0.81%) Rally
9 4 (0.81%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.61%) Cisco
10 3 (0.61%) hybris
11 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
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Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day + 3 - 6 MONTH EXTENSION!!
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 17 days ago