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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 304 358 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.62% 6.48% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.01% 7.91% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 309 237
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -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
3038 4525 4621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.18% 81.90% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3573 3439
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 42 47
Median hourly rate £16.08 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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.

1 550 (94.66%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (38.55%) TDD
3 215 (37.01%) Java
4 145 (24.96%) JavaScript
5 144 (24.78%) HTML
6 137 (23.58%) Finance
7 127 (21.86%) Kanban
8 126 (21.69%) CSS
9 119 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (19.45%) SQL
11 112 (19.28%) Git (software)
12 110 (18.93%) BDD
13 93 (16.01%) .NET
14 92 (15.83%) AngularJS
15 87 (14.97%) REST
16 86 (14.80%) HTML5
17 84 (14.46%) Web Services
18 76 (13.08%) DevOps
19 74 (12.74%) C#
19 74 (12.74%) Software Engineering
20 73 (12.56%) Pair Programming
20 73 (12.56%) Banking
21 68 (11.70%) MongoDB
22 66 (11.36%) Spring
23 65 (11.19%) QA
23 65 (11.19%) SQL Server
23 65 (11.19%) Node.js
24 64 (11.02%) Scala
25 62 (10.67%) JIRA
26 61 (10.50%) jQuery

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 22 (3.79%) CMS
2 21 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.72%) Confluence
4 10 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.38%) Apache
6 8 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.20%) JBoss
7 7 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.03%) nginx
9 4 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.69%) Mule
10 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.34%) Jetty
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.86%) MS Office
4 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.69%) MS Project
5 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.34%) HipChat
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.69%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) Maximo
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.07%) TestFlight
4 9 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.20%) GitHub
6 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.86%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.86%) PaaS
7 4 (0.69%) Lucidchart
7 4 (0.69%) Office 365
8 3 (0.52%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.52%) IaaS
9 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) SaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.41%) HTTP
2 5 (0.86%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) Firewall
3 4 (0.69%) Intranet
3 4 (0.69%) Network Security
4 3 (0.52%) SNMP
4 3 (0.52%) SSH
4 3 (0.52%) SSL
4 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) Broadband
5 1 (0.17%) DMZ
5 1 (0.17%) DNS
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.70%) MongoDB
2 65 (11.19%) SQL Server
3 61 (10.50%) NoSQL
4 50 (8.61%) Big Data
4 50 (8.61%) MySQL
5 44 (7.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (5.34%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.75%) CouchDB
11 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (2.07%) SQLite
13 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 112 (19.28%) Git (software)
2 62 (10.67%) JIRA
3 61 (10.50%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.85%) Selenium
5 33 (5.68%) Cucumber
6 32 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (5.16%) Maven
8 25 (4.30%) gulp
9 24 (4.13%) IntelliJ
10 23 (3.96%) Gradle
11 22 (3.79%) Grunt
12 19 (3.27%) Subversion
13 18 (3.10%) TeamCity
14 17 (2.93%) Bower
14 17 (2.93%) JUnit
14 17 (2.93%) Visual Studio
15 16 (2.75%) Artifactory
16 12 (2.07%) WebDriver
16 12 (2.07%) Xcode
17 11 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 137 (23.58%) Finance
2 73 (12.56%) Banking
3 33 (5.68%) Marketing
4 27 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 26 (4.48%) Games
6 25 (4.30%) Advertising
7 23 (3.96%) Retail
8 22 (3.79%) Legal
9 20 (3.44%) Front Office
10 13 (2.24%) Law
10 13 (2.24%) Publishing
11 9 (1.55%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.38%) Back Office
13 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 324 (55.77%) Developer
2 106 (18.24%) Java Developer
3 89 (15.32%) Senior Developer
4 51 (8.78%) Agile Developer
5 47 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 41 (7.06%) Analyst
7 40 (6.88%) Scrum Master
8 33 (5.68%) Project Manager
9 32 (5.51%) Business Analyst
10 31 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (4.48%) .NET Developer
12 24 (4.13%) Web Developer
13 23 (3.96%) Architect
13 23 (3.96%) iOS Developer
14 22 (3.79%) Agile Java Developer
14 22 (3.79%) Scala Developer
15 19 (3.27%) C# Developer
16 16 (2.75%) Angular Developer
16 16 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (2.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (24.78%) HTML
2 126 (21.69%) CSS
3 93 (16.01%) .NET
4 92 (15.83%) AngularJS
5 87 (14.97%) REST
6 86 (14.80%) HTML5
7 84 (14.46%) Web Services
8 66 (11.36%) Spring
9 65 (11.19%) Node.js
10 61 (10.50%) jQuery
11 52 (8.95%) CSS3
12 43 (7.40%) XML
13 42 (7.23%) JSON
14 40 (6.88%) Ajax
14 40 (6.88%) RESTful
15 39 (6.71%) SOAP
16 35 (6.02%) Sass
17 25 (4.30%) ASP.NET
18 24 (4.13%) J2EE
19 23 (3.96%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.78%) User Experience
2 36 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.99%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.10%) Virtual Team
6 14 (2.41%) Fintech
7 12 (2.07%) iPhone
8 11 (1.89%) Equities
8 11 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.38%) Derivative
10 8 (1.38%) iPad
11 7 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.03%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.03%) Semantic Web
12 6 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.61%) Linux
2 27 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 26 (4.48%) Unix
4 24 (4.13%) Windows
5 14 (2.41%) Android
6 5 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.69%) CentOS
8 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.52%) Solaris
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (94.66%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (38.55%) TDD
3 127 (21.86%) Kanban
4 119 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (18.93%) BDD
6 76 (13.08%) DevOps
7 74 (12.74%) Software Engineering
8 73 (12.56%) Pair Programming
9 61 (10.50%) Automated Testing
10 58 (9.98%) MVC
11 56 (9.64%) User Stories
12 46 (7.92%) Web Development
13 43 (7.40%) Project Management
14 42 (7.23%) Mentoring
14 42 (7.23%) SDLC
14 42 (7.23%) Test Automation
15 41 (7.06%) Analytics
15 41 (7.06%) OO
16 40 (6.88%) E-Commerce
17 39 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 215 (37.01%) Java
2 145 (24.96%) JavaScript
3 113 (19.45%) SQL
4 74 (12.74%) C#
5 64 (11.02%) Scala
6 44 (7.57%) Ruby
7 36 (6.20%) Python
8 27 (4.65%) Apple Swift
9 22 (3.79%) Objective-C
10 19 (3.27%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.27%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.75%) PHP
12 14 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.24%) TypeScript
14 12 (2.07%) Groovy
15 11 (1.89%) Clojure
16 10 (1.72%) C++
17 9 (1.55%) Jython
18 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
19 6 (1.03%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 54 (9.29%) Degree
2 15 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.20%) PMP
5 6 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.86%) ISEB
7 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (11.19%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) SDET
3 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.52%) FATCA
3 3 (0.52%) MiFID
4 2 (0.34%) WCAG
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (2.93%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) Ceph
3 3 (0.52%) etcd
3 3 (0.52%) flannel
3 3 (0.52%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.34%) HDFS
4 2 (0.34%) Xen
4 2 (0.34%) XenServer
5 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) GridGain
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
5 1 (0.17%) Postfix
5 1 (0.17%) Varnish
5 1 (0.17%) vCloud
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (5.34%) Puppet
2 16 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.24%) Ansible
4 6 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.03%) logstash
5 5 (0.86%) Nagios
5 5 (0.86%) Terraform
6 4 (0.69%) Graphite
6 4 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.69%) Kibana
7 3 (0.52%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.52%) rkt
7 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.34%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.34%) Rancher
8 2 (0.34%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.85%) Oracle
3 26 (4.48%) Google
4 19 (3.27%) Netezza
5 16 (2.75%) New Relic
6 13 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.24%) Tableau
7 11 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.55%) Apple
8 9 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.20%) Splunk
9 7 (1.20%) VMware
10 6 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.86%) Adobe
12 3 (0.52%) Canoo
12 3 (0.52%) Citrix
12 3 (0.52%) HP
12 3 (0.52%) Rally
13 2 (0.34%) SOASTA, Inc
13 2 (0.34%) Solace
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