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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
London / City of London
Rank 21 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 229 191 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.81% 6.26% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.08% 7.38% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 156 224
Median daily rate £500 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
2523 2588 4197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.08% 84.77% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2039 3297
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +77.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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.

1 507 (91.68%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (46.84%) TDD
3 177 (32.01%) Java
4 161 (29.11%) JavaScript
5 146 (26.40%) Finance
6 144 (26.04%) HTML
7 142 (25.68%) Kanban
8 140 (25.32%) BDD
9 121 (21.88%) CSS
10 119 (21.52%) SQL
11 115 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (18.99%) Web Services
13 103 (18.63%) C#
14 100 (18.08%) Git (software)
15 90 (16.27%) HTML5
16 83 (15.01%) Banking
17 81 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
18 80 (14.47%) REST
19 79 (14.29%) SQL Server
20 78 (14.10%) Scala
20 78 (14.10%) AngularJS
21 76 (13.74%) .NET
22 73 (13.20%) Software Engineering
23 72 (13.02%) DevOps
23 72 (13.02%) MongoDB
24 68 (12.30%) NoSQL
24 68 (12.30%) Automated Testing
25 66 (11.93%) JIRA
26 63 (11.39%) Big Data
27 58 (10.49%) Jenkins

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 31 (5.61%) Apache Spark
2 23 (4.16%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (3.07%) IIS
5 12 (2.17%) CMS
5 12 (2.17%) Confluence
5 12 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.99%) Apache
7 7 (1.27%) JBoss
8 6 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.90%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.54%) Drupal
11 3 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.16%) PaaS
4 22 (3.98%) IaaS
5 14 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.81%) TestFlight
7 9 (1.63%) SaaS
8 7 (1.27%) GitHub
9 6 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.90%) Office 365
11 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.18%) Akamai
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.18%) Heroku
13 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.18%) Route 53
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.88%) HTTP
2 13 (2.35%) Internet
3 7 (1.27%) RTP
3 7 (1.27%) RTSP
4 5 (0.90%) Firewall
5 4 (0.72%) DMZ
6 3 (0.54%) DKIM
6 3 (0.54%) DMARC
6 3 (0.54%) Intranet
6 3 (0.54%) SMTP
6 3 (0.54%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) DNS
7 2 (0.36%) FTP
7 2 (0.36%) LAN
7 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 2 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.36%) SSL
7 2 (0.36%) WAN
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 72 (13.02%) MongoDB
3 68 (12.30%) NoSQL
4 63 (11.39%) Big Data
5 49 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (8.68%) Hadoop
7 46 (8.32%) MySQL
8 38 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (2.89%) CouchDB
13 14 (2.53%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (1.99%) SQLite
15 10 (1.81%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (1.45%) HBase
17 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 100 (18.08%) Git (software)
2 66 (11.93%) JIRA
3 58 (10.49%) Jenkins
4 45 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (5.24%) Cucumber
6 25 (4.52%) Maven
6 25 (4.52%) Selenium
7 22 (3.98%) IntelliJ
8 21 (3.80%) Subversion
9 20 (3.62%) Gradle
10 19 (3.44%) NUnit
11 16 (2.89%) Visual Studio
12 14 (2.53%) MSTest
13 12 (2.17%) Jasmine
13 12 (2.17%) Mocha
13 12 (2.17%) WebDriver
14 11 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 10 (1.81%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.81%) TeamCity
15 10 (1.81%) Xcode
General
1 146 (26.40%) Finance
2 83 (15.01%) Banking
3 39 (7.05%) Front Office
4 36 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.06%) Retail
6 19 (3.44%) Advertising
7 18 (3.25%) Marketing
8 16 (2.89%) Back Office
8 16 (2.89%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.81%) Games
10 6 (1.08%) Legal
11 4 (0.72%) Publishing
11 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.54%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (57.14%) Developer
2 106 (19.17%) Java Developer
3 85 (15.37%) Senior Developer
4 51 (9.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (8.32%) Analyst
6 44 (7.96%) Scrum Master
7 40 (7.23%) Business Analyst
7 40 (7.23%) Scala Developer
8 34 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (5.06%) Agile Developer
11 26 (4.70%) Architect
12 25 (4.52%) C# Developer
13 24 (4.34%) Java Scala Developer
14 22 (3.98%) iOS Developer
15 19 (3.44%) Microsoft Developer
16 18 (3.25%) .NET Developer
16 18 (3.25%) Agile Coach
16 18 (3.25%) Big Data Developer
16 18 (3.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (26.04%) HTML
2 121 (21.88%) CSS
3 105 (18.99%) Web Services
4 90 (16.27%) HTML5
5 80 (14.47%) REST
6 78 (14.10%) AngularJS
7 76 (13.74%) .NET
8 54 (9.76%) jQuery
9 53 (9.58%) CSS3
10 52 (9.40%) Node.js
11 50 (9.04%) RESTful
12 46 (8.32%) JSON
12 46 (8.32%) Spring
13 45 (8.14%) React
14 40 (7.23%) WCF
15 39 (7.05%) XML
16 34 (6.15%) Ajax
17 33 (5.97%) .NET Framework
18 32 (5.79%) SOAP
19 30 (5.42%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.50%) User Experience
2 31 (5.61%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.98%) Equities
5 22 (3.98%) Virtual Team
6 19 (3.44%) Fintech
7 18 (3.25%) Derivative
8 17 (3.07%) Fixed Income
8 17 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.17%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.81%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.63%) iPad
11 9 (1.63%) iPhone
11 9 (1.63%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.45%) Streaming Video
13 7 (1.27%) MPEG
14 6 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.13%) Linux
2 49 (8.86%) Windows
3 46 (8.32%) Apple iOS
4 28 (5.06%) Android
5 20 (3.62%) Unix
6 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.08%) CentOS
8 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (91.68%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (46.84%) TDD
3 142 (25.68%) Kanban
4 140 (25.32%) BDD
5 115 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (13.20%) Software Engineering
7 72 (13.02%) DevOps
8 68 (12.30%) Automated Testing
9 54 (9.76%) MVC
10 50 (9.04%) Pair Programming
11 48 (8.68%) OO
12 44 (7.96%) Data Modelling
12 44 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 44 (7.96%) Test Automation
13 42 (7.59%) User Stories
14 41 (7.41%) Analytics
14 41 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (7.05%) Waterfall
16 38 (6.87%) SOA
17 37 (6.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 177 (32.01%) Java
2 161 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 119 (21.52%) SQL
4 103 (18.63%) C#
5 78 (14.10%) Scala
6 39 (7.05%) Python
7 35 (6.33%) Ruby
8 32 (5.79%) PHP
9 23 (4.16%) Apple Swift
9 23 (4.16%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.98%) Objective-C
11 19 (3.44%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.53%) Groovy
12 14 (2.53%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.35%) Perl
14 12 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.99%) Haskell
16 9 (1.63%) Clojure
16 9 (1.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (7.23%) Degree
2 22 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.90%) ISEB
5 5 (0.90%) PMP
6 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CITP
8 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.04%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) SDET
3 3 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) Basel III
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) FINREP
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (5.42%) Docker
2 6 (1.08%) HDFS
3 5 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Postfix
6 1 (0.18%) Squid
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (3.25%) Puppet
2 11 (1.99%) Ansible
3 4 (0.72%) Kibana
3 4 (0.72%) logstash
3 4 (0.72%) Terraform
4 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.54%) Salt
4 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.36%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.36%) Rancher
5 2 (0.36%) Rundeck
5 2 (0.36%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.18%) Control-M
6 1 (0.18%) Grafana
6 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.18%) Nagios
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.97%) Oracle
3 21 (3.80%) Netezza
4 17 (3.07%) New Relic
5 16 (2.89%) Google
6 10 (1.81%) Apple
6 10 (1.81%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.81%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.45%) VMware
8 7 (1.27%) Brightcove
8 7 (1.27%) SAP
9 6 (1.08%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.08%) Tableau
10 4 (0.72%) IBM
10 4 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.72%) Solace
11 3 (0.54%) Adobe
11 3 (0.54%) OpenText
11 3 (0.54%) RedDot
11 3 (0.54%) Sonatype
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £625 - £650 per day
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 4 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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