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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 20 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 248 225 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.75% 6.50% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 7.73% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 188 248
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £324 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
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
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
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 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 534 (94.51%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (41.77%) TDD
3 191 (33.81%) Java
4 164 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 148 (26.19%) HTML
6 130 (23.01%) Kanban
7 129 (22.83%) Finance
8 128 (22.65%) CSS
9 127 (22.48%) SQL
10 116 (20.53%) Git (software)
10 116 (20.53%) BDD
11 115 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
12 103 (18.23%) Web Services
13 95 (16.81%) HTML5
14 92 (16.28%) REST
15 90 (15.93%) AngularJS
16 89 (15.75%) MongoDB
17 87 (15.40%) Scala
18 86 (15.22%) C#
19 85 (15.04%) Banking
20 83 (14.69%) Software Engineering
21 78 (13.81%) Big Data
22 77 (13.63%) DevOps
22 77 (13.63%) Amazon AWS
23 76 (13.45%) .NET
24 72 (12.74%) NoSQL
25 69 (12.21%) Automated Testing
26 66 (11.68%) Node.js
27 65 (11.50%) CSS3
28 64 (11.33%) SQL Server

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 38 (6.73%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.65%) Apache
3 14 (2.48%) CMS
4 13 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.95%) Confluence
5 11 (1.95%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.06%) JBoss
6 6 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.71%) Mule
7 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
8 3 (0.53%) nginx
8 3 (0.53%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.35%) HipChat
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 77 (13.63%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.19%) TestFlight
4 9 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (1.59%) SaaS
5 7 (1.24%) GitHub
5 7 (1.24%) IaaS
5 7 (1.24%) PaaS
6 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.53%) Office 365
9 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.18%) Trello
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.72%) HTTP
2 11 (1.95%) Internet
3 5 (0.88%) Firewall
4 4 (0.71%) DMZ
5 3 (0.53%) DKIM
5 3 (0.53%) DMARC
5 3 (0.53%) DNS
5 3 (0.53%) Intranet
5 3 (0.53%) RTP
5 3 (0.53%) RTSP
5 3 (0.53%) SMTP
5 3 (0.53%) SNMP
5 3 (0.53%) VPN
6 2 (0.35%) Network Security
6 2 (0.35%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.35%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.35%) SSH
6 2 (0.35%) WAN
6 2 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.75%) MongoDB
2 78 (13.81%) Big Data
3 72 (12.74%) NoSQL
4 64 (11.33%) SQL Server
5 58 (10.27%) Hadoop
5 58 (10.27%) MySQL
6 55 (9.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 43 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (4.07%) CouchDB
10 19 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 19 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (3.36%) SQLite
11 17 (3.01%) Relational Database
12 14 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.59%) HBase
14 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.42%) Data Lake
16 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 116 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 56 (9.91%) Jenkins
3 55 (9.73%) JIRA
4 30 (5.31%) Cucumber
4 30 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (4.78%) Maven
5 27 (4.78%) Selenium
6 24 (4.25%) Gradle
7 22 (3.89%) IntelliJ
8 21 (3.72%) Visual Studio
9 20 (3.54%) Subversion
10 16 (2.83%) JUnit
11 15 (2.65%) NUnit
11 15 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (2.65%) WebDriver
12 12 (2.12%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.95%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.95%) Mocha
13 11 (1.95%) MSTest
13 11 (1.95%) Xcode
General
1 129 (22.83%) Finance
2 85 (15.04%) Banking
3 42 (7.43%) Investment Banking
4 39 (6.90%) Front Office
5 30 (5.31%) Marketing
6 28 (4.96%) Retail
7 19 (3.36%) Advertising
8 17 (3.01%) Back Office
9 14 (2.48%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.48%) Legal
10 12 (2.12%) Games
11 7 (1.24%) Publishing
12 5 (0.88%) Law
12 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.53%) Electronics
13 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 326 (57.70%) Developer
2 109 (19.29%) Java Developer
3 82 (14.51%) Senior Developer
4 46 (8.14%) Analyst
4 46 (8.14%) Scrum Master
4 46 (8.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (7.08%) Business Analyst
5 40 (7.08%) Scala Developer
6 38 (6.73%) Agile Developer
7 34 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (5.49%) iOS Developer
8 31 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 30 (5.31%) Java Scala Developer
10 26 (4.60%) Architect
11 23 (4.07%) Senior iOS Developer
12 20 (3.54%) .NET Developer
12 20 (3.54%) Big Data Developer
12 20 (3.54%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.54%) Netezza Developer
13 17 (3.01%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (26.19%) HTML
2 128 (22.65%) CSS
3 103 (18.23%) Web Services
4 95 (16.81%) HTML5
5 92 (16.28%) REST
6 90 (15.93%) AngularJS
7 76 (13.45%) .NET
8 66 (11.68%) Node.js
9 65 (11.50%) CSS3
10 54 (9.56%) jQuery
11 51 (9.03%) JSON
12 47 (8.32%) RESTful
13 44 (7.79%) XML
14 40 (7.08%) Spring
15 39 (6.90%) Ajax
15 39 (6.90%) SOAP
16 38 (6.73%) React
17 29 (5.13%) Akka
18 27 (4.78%) Cocoa
19 26 (4.60%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.85%) User Experience
2 35 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.25%) Virtual Team
5 22 (3.89%) Equities
6 20 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (3.36%) Fintech
8 18 (3.19%) Management Information System
9 17 (3.01%) Derivative
10 14 (2.48%) Fixed Income
11 13 (2.30%) Market Risk
12 11 (1.95%) iPhone
13 10 (1.77%) Semantic Web
14 9 (1.59%) iPad
14 9 (1.59%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
15 6 (1.06%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.06%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.09%) Linux
2 46 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 31 (5.49%) Windows
4 24 (4.25%) Unix
5 23 (4.07%) Android
6 9 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.06%) CentOS
8 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (94.51%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (41.77%) TDD
3 130 (23.01%) Kanban
4 116 (20.53%) BDD
5 115 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (14.69%) Software Engineering
7 77 (13.63%) DevOps
8 69 (12.21%) Automated Testing
9 56 (9.91%) MVC
10 50 (8.85%) Test Automation
11 49 (8.67%) OO
11 49 (8.67%) User Stories
12 47 (8.32%) Pair Programming
13 45 (7.96%) Continuous Delivery
14 44 (7.79%) Analytics
14 44 (7.79%) E-Commerce
15 42 (7.43%) Coaching
15 42 (7.43%) Unit Testing
16 41 (7.26%) Data Modelling
17 40 (7.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 191 (33.81%) Java
2 164 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 127 (22.48%) SQL
4 87 (15.40%) Scala
5 86 (15.22%) C#
6 46 (8.14%) Ruby
7 39 (6.90%) Python
8 33 (5.84%) Apple Swift
9 31 (5.49%) PHP
10 30 (5.31%) Objective-C
11 22 (3.89%) T-SQL
12 19 (3.36%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.36%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.48%) Groovy
13 14 (2.48%) Perl
14 13 (2.30%) Haskell
15 11 (1.95%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.95%) Clojure
15 11 (1.95%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 54 (9.56%) Degree
2 19 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.95%) DV Cleared
3 11 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.71%) ISEB
4 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.71%) PMP
5 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.18%) CITP
6 1 (0.18%) PhD
6 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.20%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) SDET
3 3 (0.53%) FATCA
3 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) MiFID
4 2 (0.35%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (4.07%) Docker
2 6 (1.06%) HDFS
3 5 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) vCloud
4 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.35%) Postfix
5 2 (0.35%) Squid
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Varnish
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (3.89%) Puppet
2 11 (1.95%) Ansible
3 5 (0.88%) Kibana
3 5 (0.88%) logstash
3 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.71%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.53%) Nagios
5 3 (0.53%) Rancher
5 3 (0.53%) Salt
5 3 (0.53%) Terraform
6 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.35%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.35%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.18%) Control-M
7 1 (0.18%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.02%) Oracle
3 27 (4.78%) Google
4 23 (4.07%) Netezza
5 16 (2.83%) New Relic
6 11 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.77%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.77%) Tableau
8 9 (1.59%) Apple
8 9 (1.59%) VMware
9 7 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.24%) SAP
10 6 (1.06%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.88%) Solace
12 4 (0.71%) Sonatype
13 3 (0.53%) Black Duck
13 3 (0.53%) Brightcove
13 3 (0.53%) Canoo
13 3 (0.53%) IBM
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
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JM
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Talendrone.com
Rate: £350 - £370 / Day
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago