The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.89% - 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.69% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£444 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +27.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
127 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.81% 68.60% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 56
Average daily rate £438 £430 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £660 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Croydon region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 12 (36.36%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 11 (33.33%) jQuery
4 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (30.30%) Maven
5 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) CSS
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
5 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
5 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
6 9 (27.27%) Gerrit
6 9 (27.27%) vCloud
6 9 (27.27%) nginx
6 9 (27.27%) CentOS
6 9 (27.27%) HAProxy
6 9 (27.27%) JBoss
6 9 (27.27%) Apache
6 9 (27.27%) J2EE
6 9 (27.27%) MySQL
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Document Management
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
2 9 (27.27%) JBoss
2 9 (27.27%) Apache
2 9 (27.27%) nginx
3 8 (24.24%) Node.js
4 6 (18.18%) Jetty
4 6 (18.18%) Confluence
5 5 (15.15%) Mule ESB
6 4 (12.12%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (12.12%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (12.12%) Alfresco
6 4 (12.12%) Mule
6 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (12.12%) Tornado
6 4 (12.12%) WildFly
6 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
6 4 (12.12%) GlassFish
6 4 (12.12%) iPlanet
7 2 (6.06%) CMS
7 2 (6.06%) DNN
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (12.12%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) VPN
1 5 (15.15%) DMZ
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 4 (12.12%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (27.27%) MySQL
3 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.12%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (12.12%) Redis
4 4 (12.12%) Riak
4 4 (12.12%) Infinispan
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Maven
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (27.27%) Gerrit
4 8 (24.24%) Gradle
4 8 (24.24%) JIRA
4 8 (24.24%) Selenium
4 8 (24.24%) JMeter
5 7 (21.21%) Artifactory
6 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
7 5 (15.15%) SonarQube
8 4 (12.12%) PhantomJS
8 4 (12.12%) Ant
8 4 (12.12%) JUnit
8 4 (12.12%) Mocha
9 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
10 2 (6.06%) Hudson
10 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
10 2 (6.06%) PVCS
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Java Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) UI Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (30.30%) CSS
4 9 (27.27%) J2EE
5 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
6 6 (18.18%) Java EE
6 6 (18.18%) JSON
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 6 (18.18%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 5 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (15.15%) Spring
7 5 (15.15%) Spring MVC
7 5 (15.15%) LAMP
7 5 (15.15%) JDBC
8 4 (12.12%) Struts
8 4 (12.12%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) W3C
2 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Tandem
3 2 (6.06%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
1 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
2 9 (27.27%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (27.27%) Document Management
4 8 (24.24%) DSDM
4 8 (24.24%) Open Source
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) MVC
6 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) DevOps
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Microservices
7 5 (15.15%) SOA
8 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.12%) Validation
8 4 (12.12%) Data Virtualisation
8 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) vCloud
2 5 (15.15%) Docker
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) Squid
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HAProxy
2 8 (24.24%) Puppet
3 6 (18.18%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) Salt
4 5 (15.15%) Kibana
4 5 (15.15%) Rundeck
4 5 (15.15%) logstash
4 5 (15.15%) ZABBIX
5 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Google
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Pega
4 4 (12.12%) Splunk
4 4 (12.12%) Twitter
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Guidewire