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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 10 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.94% 3.45% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.39% 4.23% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
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£463 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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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
152 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 83.06% 81.61% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 62 60
Average daily rate £450 £434 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +23.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 20 (45.45%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 16 (36.36%) jQuery
5 16 (36.36%) Ubuntu
5 16 (36.36%) Maven
5 16 (36.36%) Linux
6 15 (34.09%) HTML
6 15 (34.09%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (34.09%) VMware
6 15 (34.09%) CentOS
7 14 (31.82%) Puppet
7 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (31.82%) Tomcat
8 13 (29.55%) JBoss
8 13 (29.55%) CSS
8 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
9 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 12 (27.27%) Ansible
9 12 (27.27%) DevOps
10 11 (25.00%) Docker
10 11 (25.00%) HAProxy
10 11 (25.00%) BDD
10 11 (25.00%) Gerrit
10 11 (25.00%) vCloud
10 11 (25.00%) nginx
10 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (31.82%) Tomcat
2 13 (29.55%) JBoss
3 11 (25.00%) Apache
3 11 (25.00%) nginx
4 10 (22.73%) Node.js
5 8 (18.18%) Jetty
5 8 (18.18%) Confluence
6 5 (11.36%) Mule ESB
7 4 (9.09%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (9.09%) Apache Qpid
7 4 (9.09%) Alfresco
7 4 (9.09%) Mule
7 4 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (9.09%) Tornado
7 4 (9.09%) WildFly
7 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
7 4 (9.09%) GlassFish
7 4 (9.09%) iPlanet
8 3 (6.82%) CMS
8 3 (6.82%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (9.09%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) VPN
1 7 (15.91%) DMZ
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (25.00%) MySQL
3 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (9.09%) Redis
4 4 (9.09%) Riak
4 4 (9.09%) Infinispan
5 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 16 (36.36%) Maven
4 11 (25.00%) Gerrit
5 10 (22.73%) JMeter
5 10 (22.73%) JIRA
5 10 (22.73%) Selenium
5 10 (22.73%) Gradle
6 9 (20.45%) Artifactory
7 8 (18.18%) Jasmine
8 6 (13.64%) PhantomJS
8 6 (13.64%) Ant
9 5 (11.36%) Mercurial
9 5 (11.36%) SonarQube
10 4 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (9.09%) Mocha
10 4 (9.09%) Hudson
10 4 (9.09%) CruiseControl
10 4 (9.09%) Subversion
10 4 (9.09%) FishEye
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) UI Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) jQuery
2 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 9 (20.45%) J2EE
4 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
5 8 (18.18%) Java EE
6 7 (15.91%) Spring
6 7 (15.91%) LAMP
7 6 (13.64%) JSON
7 6 (13.64%) HTML5
7 6 (13.64%) REST
7 6 (13.64%) CSS3
7 6 (13.64%) Backbone.js
7 6 (13.64%) Ember.js
7 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (13.64%) Apache Camel
8 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (11.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) W3C
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Tandem
4 3 (6.82%) Animation
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Social Media
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.55%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Linux
1 16 (36.36%) Ubuntu
2 15 (34.09%) CentOS
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (27.27%) DevOps
4 11 (25.00%) BDD
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) Open Source
6 9 (20.45%) Document Management
6 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) DSDM
9 6 (13.64%) MVC
10 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) Microservices
11 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Build Automation
11 4 (9.09%) Data Virtualisation
11 4 (9.09%) Validation
12 3 (6.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) Perl
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Ruby
3 11 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.91%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) PHP
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PMP
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.27%) APMP
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) vCloud
1 11 (25.00%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Varnish
3 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) Puppet
2 12 (27.27%) Ansible
3 11 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 6 (13.64%) Salt
4 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (11.36%) ZABBIX
5 5 (11.36%) Kibana
5 5 (11.36%) Rundeck
5 5 (11.36%) logstash
6 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.91%) Google
4 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.09%) Pega
4 4 (9.09%) Splunk
4 4 (9.09%) Twitter
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 4 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Guidewire
5 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.27%) Progress
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint