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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
London / City of London
Rank 16 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 257 212 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.67% 6.63% 5.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.21% 7.64% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 173 211
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
2518 2776 4300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 86.83% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2205 3354
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 £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 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 24 February 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.

1 477 (91.55%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (47.22%) TDD
3 164 (31.48%) Java
4 148 (28.41%) Finance
5 144 (27.64%) JavaScript
6 132 (25.34%) Kanban
6 132 (25.34%) BDD
7 123 (23.61%) HTML
8 106 (20.35%) CSS
9 105 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
10 104 (19.96%) SQL
11 99 (19.00%) C#
12 95 (18.23%) Web Services
13 87 (16.70%) Banking
14 81 (15.55%) SQL Server
15 79 (15.16%) .NET
15 79 (15.16%) Git (software)
16 77 (14.78%) AngularJS
17 73 (14.01%) HTML5
17 73 (14.01%) DevOps
18 70 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
19 68 (13.05%) REST
20 66 (12.67%) NoSQL
21 64 (12.28%) JIRA
22 61 (11.71%) MVC
22 61 (11.71%) Scala
23 59 (11.32%) MongoDB
23 59 (11.32%) Software Engineering
24 56 (10.75%) Microsoft
25 52 (9.98%) Spring

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 30 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 23 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (3.84%) Confluence
4 19 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.26%) IIS
6 10 (1.92%) Apache
7 8 (1.54%) CMS
8 7 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.15%) JBoss
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.96%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.58%) Drupal
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.38%) nginx
13 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) HipChat
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 70 (13.44%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.41%) PaaS
4 21 (4.03%) IaaS
5 11 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (1.73%) GitHub
6 9 (1.73%) SaaS
6 9 (1.73%) TestFlight
7 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.58%) Slack
9 2 (0.38%) Office 365
10 1 (0.19%) Akamai
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.19%) Route 53
10 1 (0.19%) Trello
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.26%) HTTP
2 13 (2.50%) Internet
3 7 (1.34%) RTP
3 7 (1.34%) RTSP
4 5 (0.96%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) DKIM
5 3 (0.58%) DMARC
5 3 (0.58%) DMZ
5 3 (0.58%) LAN
5 3 (0.58%) SMTP
5 3 (0.58%) VPN
5 3 (0.58%) WAN
6 2 (0.38%) DNS
6 2 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.38%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.67%) NoSQL
3 59 (11.32%) MongoDB
4 48 (9.21%) Big Data
5 42 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 38 (7.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (7.10%) MySQL
8 29 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.11%) CouchDB
12 11 (2.11%) Data Lake
12 11 (2.11%) SQLite
13 10 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.15%) HBase
16 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 79 (15.16%) Git (software)
2 64 (12.28%) JIRA
3 46 (8.83%) Jenkins
4 43 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 23 (4.41%) Selenium
6 20 (3.84%) Maven
7 18 (3.45%) NUnit
8 15 (2.88%) IntelliJ
8 15 (2.88%) JUnit
8 15 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 14 (2.69%) gulp
9 14 (2.69%) Subversion
10 13 (2.50%) MSTest
11 12 (2.30%) Gradle
11 12 (2.30%) Jasmine
11 12 (2.30%) Mocha
11 12 (2.30%) webpack
12 11 (2.11%) Grunt
12 11 (2.11%) TeamCity
General
1 148 (28.41%) Finance
2 87 (16.70%) Banking
3 39 (7.49%) Front Office
4 36 (6.91%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.84%) Retail
6 16 (3.07%) Back Office
7 14 (2.69%) Advertising
7 14 (2.69%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.69%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Games
8 5 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.58%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (55.85%) Developer
2 106 (20.35%) Java Developer
3 72 (13.82%) Senior Developer
4 48 (9.21%) Analyst
5 43 (8.25%) Scrum Master
6 42 (8.06%) Business Analyst
7 41 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 39 (7.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 39 (7.49%) Scala Developer
9 35 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (5.57%) Agile Developer
11 25 (4.80%) C# Developer
12 23 (4.41%) Agile Coach
13 22 (4.22%) Architect
14 21 (4.03%) .NET Developer
14 21 (4.03%) Java Scala Developer
15 19 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
16 16 (3.07%) Agile Java Developer
16 16 (3.07%) Dynamics AX Developer
16 16 (3.07%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (23.61%) HTML
2 106 (20.35%) CSS
3 95 (18.23%) Web Services
4 79 (15.16%) .NET
5 77 (14.78%) AngularJS
6 73 (14.01%) HTML5
7 68 (13.05%) REST
8 52 (9.98%) Spring
9 45 (8.64%) Node.js
10 43 (8.25%) CSS3
11 41 (7.87%) React
12 40 (7.68%) WCF
13 39 (7.49%) jQuery
14 38 (7.29%) RESTful
15 35 (6.72%) JSON
16 34 (6.53%) ASP.NET
17 32 (6.14%) .NET Framework
18 27 (5.18%) Akka
19 26 (4.99%) Ajax
19 26 (4.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.53%) User Experience
2 27 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.84%) Virtual Team
6 19 (3.65%) Derivative
6 19 (3.65%) Equities
7 18 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.45%) Fixed Income
8 16 (3.07%) Fintech
9 15 (2.88%) Market Risk
10 8 (1.54%) Streaming Video
11 7 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.34%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.34%) MPEG
12 5 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.96%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.77%) NHS
13 4 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (9.79%) Windows
2 46 (8.83%) Linux
3 37 (7.10%) Apple iOS
4 30 (5.76%) Android
5 20 (3.84%) Unix
6 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.96%) CentOS
8 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (91.55%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (47.22%) TDD
3 132 (25.34%) BDD
3 132 (25.34%) Kanban
4 105 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
5 73 (14.01%) DevOps
6 61 (11.71%) MVC
7 59 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 48 (9.21%) Automated Testing
9 46 (8.83%) E-Commerce
10 40 (7.68%) Coaching
10 40 (7.68%) OO
11 39 (7.49%) User Stories
12 38 (7.29%) Data Modelling
13 37 (7.10%) SOA
14 36 (6.91%) Analytics
14 36 (6.91%) Microservices
15 35 (6.72%) Project Management
15 35 (6.72%) Test Automation
16 34 (6.53%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 164 (31.48%) Java
2 144 (27.64%) JavaScript
3 104 (19.96%) SQL
4 99 (19.00%) C#
5 61 (11.71%) Scala
6 28 (5.37%) PHP
6 28 (5.37%) Python
7 20 (3.84%) Ruby
7 20 (3.84%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.69%) Groovy
8 14 (2.69%) Objective-C
9 13 (2.50%) Apple Swift
10 12 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.92%) ES6
12 10 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.73%) Haskell
13 9 (1.73%) Perl
14 8 (1.54%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (6.14%) Degree
2 20 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.77%) ISEB
6 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.58%) PMP
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CITP
8 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.87%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.58%) SEPA
4 2 (0.38%) MiFID
4 2 (0.38%) SDET
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) FINREP
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) WAI
5 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (5.37%) Docker
2 6 (1.15%) HDFS
3 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.58%) vCloud
6 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Postfix
7 1 (0.19%) Squid
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.11%) Puppet
2 9 (1.73%) Ansible
3 3 (0.58%) Kibana
3 3 (0.58%) logstash
3 3 (0.58%) Salt
3 3 (0.58%) Terraform
3 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.38%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.38%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.19%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.19%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.19%) Rancher
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.53%) Oracle
3 17 (3.26%) Netezza
4 14 (2.69%) New Relic
5 13 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.11%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.54%) VMware
8 7 (1.34%) Brightcove
8 7 (1.34%) SAP
9 6 (1.15%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.96%) Google
10 5 (0.96%) IBM
11 4 (0.77%) Adobe
11 4 (0.77%) Apple
12 3 (0.58%) Charles River
12 3 (0.58%) Cisco
12 3 (0.58%) OpenText
12 3 (0.58%) RedDot
12 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.58%) Sybase
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talendrone.com
Rate: £350 - £370 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago