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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 37 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 299 343 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.08% 4.76% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 6.23% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 284 242
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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.

1 545 (89.93%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (38.28%) TDD
3 186 (30.69%) Java
4 156 (25.74%) BDD
5 144 (23.76%) Finance
6 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
7 134 (22.11%) HTML
8 125 (20.63%) .NET
9 120 (19.80%) C#
10 107 (17.66%) CSS
11 99 (16.34%) Kanban
12 96 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (15.84%) MVC
13 87 (14.36%) Web Services
14 85 (14.03%) OO
15 83 (13.70%) Banking
16 79 (13.04%) jQuery
16 79 (13.04%) SQL
17 77 (12.71%) E-Commerce
18 73 (12.05%) SQL Server
19 71 (11.72%) HTML5
20 69 (11.39%) Project Management
21 67 (11.06%) XML
22 64 (10.56%) Spring
23 62 (10.23%) REST
24 60 (9.90%) RESTful
25 59 (9.74%) Oracle
26 56 (9.24%) QA
26 56 (9.24%) AngularJS
27 55 (9.08%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (4.62%) CMS
2 24 (3.96%) Node.js
3 15 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.15%) Drupal
5 12 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.65%) Apache
6 10 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 10 (1.65%) Confluence
7 9 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.83%) Mule
10 4 (0.66%) SAS
10 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.50%) nginx
11 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.17%) Mingle
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.50%) Office 365
3 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.50%) SaaS
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.33%) Heroku
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.17%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.96%) HTTP
2 10 (1.65%) Internet
2 10 (1.65%) SSL
3 8 (1.32%) Intranet
4 4 (0.66%) DNS
4 4 (0.66%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.50%) Firewall
6 2 (0.33%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) WAN
6 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.33%) AMQP
7 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.95%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.79%) MySQL
4 25 (4.13%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (2.64%) Big Data
7 15 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.65%) Redis
10 10 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.75%) Cucumber
3 48 (7.92%) JIRA
4 45 (7.43%) Selenium
5 39 (6.44%) Maven
6 37 (6.11%) Jenkins
7 33 (5.45%) Subversion
8 29 (4.79%) JUnit
9 19 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 17 (2.81%) TeamCity
11 15 (2.48%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.98%) Ant
12 12 (1.98%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.82%) Calabash
14 10 (1.65%) Hudson
15 9 (1.49%) Mercurial
15 9 (1.49%) jMock
15 9 (1.49%) NUnit
15 9 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 144 (23.76%) Finance
2 83 (13.70%) Banking
3 30 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.96%) Front Office
5 22 (3.63%) Back Office
6 21 (3.47%) Retail
7 17 (2.81%) Publishing
8 16 (2.64%) Marketing
9 13 (2.15%) Games
10 11 (1.82%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.49%) Legal
12 6 (0.99%) Advertising
13 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.50%) German Language
14 3 (0.50%) Law
15 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 277 (45.71%) Developer
2 83 (13.70%) Analyst
3 79 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 72 (11.88%) Project Manager
5 58 (9.57%) Business Analyst
6 56 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 49 (8.09%) ScrumMaster
8 45 (7.43%) .NET Developer
9 32 (5.28%) C# Developer
10 24 (3.96%) Agile Project Manager
11 23 (3.80%) Architect
12 19 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (3.14%) Tester
13 18 (2.97%) Test Analyst
14 17 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 16 (2.64%) Front-End Developer
15 16 (2.64%) Agile Business Analyst
16 15 (2.48%) PHP Developer
17 14 (2.31%) Senior .NET Developer
18 13 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (22.11%) HTML
2 125 (20.63%) .NET
3 107 (17.66%) CSS
4 87 (14.36%) Web Services
5 79 (13.04%) jQuery
6 71 (11.72%) HTML5
7 67 (11.06%) XML
8 64 (10.56%) Spring
9 62 (10.23%) REST
10 60 (9.90%) RESTful
11 56 (9.24%) AngularJS
12 55 (9.08%) JSON
12 55 (9.08%) ASP.NET
13 50 (8.25%) CSS3
14 49 (8.09%) SOAP
15 39 (6.44%) .NET Framework
16 38 (6.27%) Ajax
16 38 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
17 37 (6.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.25%) Open Source
2 47 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.96%) User Experience
5 21 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.15%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.98%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (1.82%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.82%) Derivative
11 10 (1.65%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.49%) Online Games
13 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.32%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.99%) Social Media
15 5 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.27%) Apple iOS
2 36 (5.94%) Linux
3 31 (5.12%) Android
4 25 (4.13%) Windows
5 23 (3.80%) UNIX
6 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.83%) CentOS
7 5 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.50%) AIX
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (89.93%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (38.28%) TDD
3 156 (25.74%) BDD
4 99 (16.34%) Kanban
5 96 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (15.84%) MVC
6 85 (14.03%) OO
7 77 (12.71%) E-Commerce
8 69 (11.39%) Project Management
9 47 (7.76%) Software Engineering
10 41 (6.77%) User Stories
11 38 (6.27%) Unit Testing
11 38 (6.27%) DevOps
12 36 (5.94%) PRINCE2
13 35 (5.78%) SOA
14 33 (5.45%) Business Analysis
15 29 (4.79%) Test Automation
16 27 (4.46%) UML
17 25 (4.13%) Web Development
18 24 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 186 (30.69%) Java
2 140 (23.10%) JavaScript
3 120 (19.80%) C#
4 79 (13.04%) SQL
5 48 (7.92%) Ruby
6 38 (6.27%) PHP
7 35 (5.78%) Python
8 28 (4.62%) Scala
9 19 (3.14%) Groovy
9 19 (3.14%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.65%) Perl
11 10 (1.65%) C
12 9 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.99%) C++
15 5 (0.83%) Clojure
15 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.66%) XAML
17 3 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (5.78%) Degree
2 33 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.81%) ISEB
5 6 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.33%) PMP
8 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.33%) MCITP
8 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) GISP
9 1 (0.17%) IIBA
9 1 (0.17%) CBAP
9 1 (0.17%) CEH
9 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.24%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) HL7
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.33%) Basel III
3 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.33%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) vCloud
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (4.29%) Puppet
2 17 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.83%) Salt
3 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.50%) Oozie
5 2 (0.33%) Control-M
5 2 (0.33%) Ansible
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.17%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (9.74%) Oracle
2 40 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.65%) Google
4 9 (1.49%) Sitecore
4 9 (1.49%) Adobe
5 8 (1.32%) JBoss
6 7 (1.16%) Apple
7 6 (0.99%) Zend
7 6 (0.99%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.99%) Rackspace
7 6 (0.99%) hybris
7 6 (0.99%) New Relic
8 5 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 5 (0.83%) Informatica
9 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.66%) HP
9 4 (0.66%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.50%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.50%) Splunk
10 3 (0.50%) Tableau
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago