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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 313 273 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.11% 5.82% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.42% 6.92% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 232 234
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
3005 3947 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.51% 84.18% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3148 3491
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 566 (95.29%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (38.38%) TDD
3 210 (35.35%) Java
4 158 (26.60%) JavaScript
5 156 (26.26%) HTML
6 134 (22.56%) Finance
7 132 (22.22%) CSS
8 125 (21.04%) Kanban
9 124 (20.88%) Git (software)
10 122 (20.54%) BDD
11 116 (19.53%) SQL
12 110 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (17.34%) HTML5
14 90 (15.15%) AngularJS
15 87 (14.65%) Web Services
16 86 (14.48%) MongoDB
16 86 (14.48%) REST
17 79 (13.30%) Scala
17 79 (13.30%) .NET
18 72 (12.12%) Software Engineering
18 72 (12.12%) Node.js
18 72 (12.12%) DevOps
19 71 (11.95%) Banking
19 71 (11.95%) C#
20 66 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
21 65 (10.94%) CSS3
21 65 (10.94%) User Stories
22 64 (10.77%) Big Data
23 62 (10.44%) jQuery
24 61 (10.27%) Automated Testing

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 30 (5.05%) Apache Spark
2 22 (3.70%) CMS
3 15 (2.53%) Apache
4 13 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (1.68%) Confluence
7 6 (1.01%) JBoss
7 6 (1.01%) nginx
8 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.67%) Mule
9 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.34%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.67%) MS Office
4 3 (0.51%) HipChat
4 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.51%) Unica
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.36%) TestFlight
4 7 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.18%) GitHub
5 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.67%) IaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Office 365
6 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.51%) PaaS
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.34%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.17%) Heroku
8 1 (0.17%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.86%) HTTP
2 9 (1.52%) Internet
3 5 (0.84%) Network Security
4 4 (0.67%) Firewall
4 4 (0.67%) SSH
5 3 (0.51%) DMZ
5 3 (0.51%) Intranet
5 3 (0.51%) SNMP
5 3 (0.51%) VPN
6 2 (0.34%) DNS
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.34%) LAN
6 2 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.34%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (14.48%) MongoDB
2 64 (10.77%) Big Data
3 60 (10.10%) SQL Server
4 57 (9.60%) NoSQL
5 53 (8.92%) MySQL
6 49 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 43 (7.24%) Hadoop
9 22 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.20%) CouchDB
11 17 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (2.53%) Relational Database
12 15 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.53%) SQLite
13 14 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.35%) HBase
16 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 124 (20.88%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.60%) Jenkins
2 57 (9.60%) JIRA
3 35 (5.89%) Selenium
4 31 (5.22%) Cucumber
4 31 (5.22%) Maven
5 28 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (4.21%) IntelliJ
7 23 (3.87%) Gradle
7 23 (3.87%) gulp
8 20 (3.37%) Grunt
8 20 (3.37%) Subversion
9 18 (3.03%) TeamCity
10 17 (2.86%) JUnit
11 16 (2.69%) Bower
11 16 (2.69%) Visual Studio
12 14 (2.36%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.19%) SonarQube
14 12 (2.02%) Ant
14 12 (2.02%) Xcode
General
1 134 (22.56%) Finance
2 71 (11.95%) Banking
3 33 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.05%) Marketing
5 26 (4.38%) Games
5 26 (4.38%) Retail
6 25 (4.21%) Advertising
7 24 (4.04%) Front Office
8 21 (3.54%) Legal
9 12 (2.02%) Law
9 12 (2.02%) Publishing
10 7 (1.18%) Back Office
10 7 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 336 (56.57%) Developer
2 110 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 87 (14.65%) Senior Developer
4 48 (8.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (7.74%) Analyst
6 43 (7.24%) Agile Developer
7 41 (6.90%) Scrum Master
8 40 (6.73%) Business Analyst
9 35 (5.89%) Scala Developer
10 32 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (4.88%) Java Scala Developer
12 28 (4.71%) Project Manager
13 27 (4.55%) iOS Developer
14 25 (4.21%) Architect
15 24 (4.04%) Web Developer
16 22 (3.70%) .NET Developer
17 20 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
18 19 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
18 19 (3.20%) Senior iOS Developer
19 18 (3.03%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (26.26%) HTML
2 132 (22.22%) CSS
3 103 (17.34%) HTML5
4 90 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 87 (14.65%) Web Services
6 86 (14.48%) REST
7 79 (13.30%) .NET
8 72 (12.12%) Node.js
9 65 (10.94%) CSS3
10 62 (10.44%) jQuery
11 54 (9.09%) Spring
12 51 (8.59%) JSON
13 48 (8.08%) XML
14 40 (6.73%) Ajax
15 37 (6.23%) RESTful
16 36 (6.06%) Sass
16 36 (6.06%) SOAP
17 28 (4.71%) Play Framework
18 27 (4.55%) React
19 25 (4.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.43%) User Experience
2 38 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 21 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.86%) Fintech
7 13 (2.19%) Equities
7 13 (2.19%) iPhone
8 12 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.68%) Semantic Web
10 9 (1.52%) Derivative
10 9 (1.52%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.52%) iPad
10 9 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.35%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.01%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.84%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.42%) Linux
2 31 (5.22%) Apple iOS
3 23 (3.87%) Windows
4 22 (3.70%) Unix
5 14 (2.36%) Android
6 7 (1.18%) CentOS
7 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (95.29%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (38.38%) TDD
3 125 (21.04%) Kanban
4 122 (20.54%) BDD
5 110 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (12.12%) DevOps
6 72 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 65 (10.94%) User Stories
8 61 (10.27%) Automated Testing
9 59 (9.93%) MVC
10 57 (9.60%) Pair Programming
11 52 (8.75%) Web Development
12 50 (8.42%) Test Automation
13 49 (8.25%) Analytics
14 47 (7.91%) E-Commerce
15 45 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
16 44 (7.41%) Mentoring
17 43 (7.24%) OO
18 37 (6.23%) Project Management
18 37 (6.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 210 (35.35%) Java
2 158 (26.60%) JavaScript
3 116 (19.53%) SQL
4 79 (13.30%) Scala
5 71 (11.95%) C#
6 48 (8.08%) Ruby
7 35 (5.89%) Python
8 30 (5.05%) Apple Swift
9 26 (4.38%) Objective-C
10 24 (4.04%) PHP
11 17 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.69%) Groovy
12 16 (2.69%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.53%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.36%) TypeScript
15 13 (2.19%) Clojure
16 10 (1.68%) Jython
17 9 (1.52%) Perl
18 7 (1.18%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.18%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 58 (9.76%) Degree
2 14 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.18%) PMP
5 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.51%) ISEB
6 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.10%) QA
2 5 (0.84%) SDET
3 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.51%) FATCA
3 3 (0.51%) MiFID
4 2 (0.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.36%) Docker
2 6 (1.01%) HDFS
3 5 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.51%) Ceph
4 3 (0.51%) etcd
4 3 (0.51%) flannel
4 3 (0.51%) GlusterFS
4 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.34%) Postfix
5 2 (0.34%) Squid
5 2 (0.34%) vCloud
5 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) GridGain
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (4.88%) Puppet
2 12 (2.02%) Ansible
3 8 (1.35%) logstash
4 7 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.01%) Kibana
5 6 (1.01%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.84%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.67%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.67%) Nagios
7 4 (0.67%) Terraform
8 3 (0.51%) Graphite
8 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.51%) Rancher
8 3 (0.51%) rkt
9 2 (0.34%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.72%) Oracle
3 27 (4.55%) Netezza
4 24 (4.04%) Google
5 19 (3.20%) New Relic
6 13 (2.19%) Tableau
7 11 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.68%) Apple
9 9 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.35%) VMware
11 6 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.01%) SAP
12 5 (0.84%) Splunk
13 4 (0.67%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.67%) Solace
14 3 (0.51%) Adobe
14 3 (0.51%) Canoo
14 3 (0.51%) Cisco
14 3 (0.51%) HP
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago