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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 25 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 335 304 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.22% 5.14% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.73% 6.65% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 231 295
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £613 £606
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
4335 4574 5722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.52% 77.34% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3443 3389 4251
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 72
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.38 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £35.00 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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.

1 608 (94.85%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (35.26%) TDD
3 179 (27.93%) Java
4 168 (26.21%) JavaScript
5 164 (25.59%) HTML
5 164 (25.59%) Finance
6 154 (24.02%) .NET
7 148 (23.09%) C#
8 139 (21.68%) BDD
9 126 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
10 125 (19.50%) CSS
11 109 (17.00%) HTML5
12 108 (16.85%) Banking
13 105 (16.38%) Kanban
14 104 (16.22%) SQL Server
15 97 (15.13%) SQL
16 96 (14.98%) Web Services
17 92 (14.35%) MVC
18 73 (11.39%) Project Management
18 73 (11.39%) AngularJS
19 70 (10.92%) E-Commerce
20 69 (10.76%) OO
20 69 (10.76%) Git (software)
21 68 (10.61%) REST
22 67 (10.45%) CSS3
23 66 (10.30%) SDLC
24 64 (9.98%) ASP.NET
24 64 (9.98%) JIRA
25 63 (9.83%) jQuery
25 63 (9.83%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (3.90%) Apache
2 24 (3.74%) Confluence
2 24 (3.74%) Node.js
3 23 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 21 (3.28%) CMS
6 20 (3.12%) JBoss
7 11 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.56%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.40%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.25%) Drupal
10 8 (1.25%) Kentico
11 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.94%) Jetty
11 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.94%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.78%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.18%) MS Office
3 13 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.87%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.62%) MS Project
8 2 (0.31%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.31%) InDesign
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.31%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.62%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.47%) GitHub
5 2 (0.31%) Force.com
5 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.31%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.72%) HTTP
3 9 (1.40%) AMQP
4 5 (0.78%) MVNO
5 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.31%) DSL
7 1 (0.16%) RTSP
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.16%) DMZ
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.16%) WebEx
7 1 (0.16%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 40 (6.24%) MySQL
3 40 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (4.21%) Hadoop
8 27 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (3.90%) Big Data
10 23 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.34%) Oracle Database
13 13 (2.03%) HBase
13 13 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.72%) OLAP
16 9 (1.40%) ProClarity
17 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 69 (10.76%) Git (software)
2 64 (9.98%) JIRA
3 57 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 56 (8.74%) Subversion
5 51 (7.96%) Cucumber
6 41 (6.40%) Maven
7 39 (6.08%) Selenium
7 39 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (5.77%) JUnit
9 21 (3.28%) SpecFlow
10 19 (2.96%) Mockito
11 18 (2.81%) Gradle
11 18 (2.81%) Visual Studio
12 16 (2.50%) TeamCity
12 16 (2.50%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.50%) Mercurial
13 14 (2.18%) NUnit
14 13 (2.03%) JMeter
14 13 (2.03%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.72%) RSpec
General
1 164 (25.59%) Finance
2 108 (16.85%) Banking
3 40 (6.24%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.99%) Retail
5 20 (3.12%) Marketing
6 19 (2.96%) Advertising
7 14 (2.18%) Games
8 13 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.87%) Front Office
9 12 (1.87%) Back Office
10 9 (1.40%) Publishing
11 7 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.78%) Billing
13 4 (0.62%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.47%) Legal
14 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Law
16 1 (0.16%) Electronics
16 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 295 (46.02%) Developer
2 79 (12.32%) Java Developer
3 70 (10.92%) Analyst
4 61 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 57 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 54 (8.42%) Senior Developer
7 52 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 48 (7.49%) ScrumMaster
9 39 (6.08%) C# Developer
10 31 (4.84%) Architect
11 27 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 22 (3.43%) Senior .NET Developer
14 21 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
15 18 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
16 17 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
17 16 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
17 16 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
18 14 (2.18%) Digital Project Manager
19 13 (2.03%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (25.59%) HTML
2 154 (24.02%) .NET
3 125 (19.50%) CSS
4 109 (17.00%) HTML5
5 96 (14.98%) Web Services
6 73 (11.39%) AngularJS
7 68 (10.61%) REST
8 67 (10.45%) CSS3
9 64 (9.98%) ASP.NET
10 63 (9.83%) jQuery
11 60 (9.36%) Spring
12 47 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (6.71%) SOAP
14 41 (6.40%) .NET Framework
15 40 (6.24%) XML
16 34 (5.30%) RESTful
17 33 (5.15%) J2EE
18 32 (4.99%) JSON
18 32 (4.99%) WCF
19 30 (4.68%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.49%) User Experience
2 47 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.71%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.50%) Clustering
5 12 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
7 9 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.40%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.25%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.25%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.94%) Replication
9 6 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.78%) Derivative
11 4 (0.62%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.47%) PMI
12 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.27%) Linux
2 32 (4.99%) Windows
3 27 (4.21%) UNIX
4 24 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.59%) Android
6 14 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (94.85%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (35.26%) TDD
3 139 (21.68%) BDD
4 126 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
5 105 (16.38%) Kanban
6 92 (14.35%) MVC
7 73 (11.39%) Project Management
8 70 (10.92%) E-Commerce
9 69 (10.76%) OO
10 66 (10.30%) SDLC
11 56 (8.74%) Pair Programming
12 53 (8.27%) Software Engineering
13 47 (7.33%) DevOps
14 45 (7.02%) Waterfall
15 42 (6.55%) PRINCE2
15 42 (6.55%) SOA
16 39 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (6.08%) Open Source
16 39 (6.08%) Continuous Delivery
17 38 (5.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 179 (27.93%) Java
2 168 (26.21%) JavaScript
3 148 (23.09%) C#
4 97 (15.13%) SQL
5 42 (6.55%) Ruby
6 27 (4.21%) Python
7 24 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.74%) PHP
7 24 (3.74%) Scala
8 20 (3.12%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.65%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.34%) Groovy
12 12 (1.87%) VBA
13 9 (1.40%) PHP5
13 9 (1.40%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.09%) Perl
15 6 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.68%) Degree
3 15 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.25%) ISEB
7 7 (1.09%) PMP
8 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.31%) MCPD
10 2 (0.31%) CAPM
10 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.58%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) Basel III
2 5 (0.78%) SLA
2 5 (0.78%) EMIR
2 5 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.47%) MiFID
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Basel II
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (3.43%) Docker
2 7 (1.09%) Varnish
3 6 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.94%) HDFS
4 4 (0.62%) GridGain
5 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (4.99%) Puppet
2 22 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 9 (1.40%) Ansible
5 6 (0.94%) Mesos
5 6 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.78%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.47%) Nagios
8 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.31%) Salt
8 2 (0.31%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.16%) Graphite
9 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.16%) yum
9 1 (0.16%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (9.83%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.05%) Oracle
3 26 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (2.65%) IBM
5 16 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.50%) Adobe
6 13 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.03%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.87%) Cognos
8 11 (1.72%) SAP
9 10 (1.56%) Coverity
9 10 (1.56%) Twitter
9 10 (1.56%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.09%) VMware
11 6 (0.94%) hybris
11 6 (0.94%) HP
11 6 (0.94%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.78%) Google
12 5 (0.78%) Guidewire
12 5 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: Up to £350 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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IT Rockstars Recruitment
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IT Rockstars Recruitment
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Rate: £425 - £467.50 per day
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Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £401 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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The Creative Emporium
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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The Creative Emporium
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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