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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.30% 2.91% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 3.57% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Average daily rate £413 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +56.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.97% 81.55% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 64 38
Average daily rate £425 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £635 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +136.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (73.17%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
4 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (43.90%) TDD
4 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
5 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
5 16 (39.02%) Linux
6 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
7 13 (31.71%) Puppet
7 13 (31.71%) DevOps
7 13 (31.71%) Maven
7 13 (31.71%) Ruby
7 13 (31.71%) Ubuntu
7 13 (31.71%) CentOS
8 12 (29.27%) VMware
8 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
8 12 (29.27%) Perl
8 12 (29.27%) Docker
9 11 (26.83%) Ansible
9 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
10 10 (24.39%) BDD
11 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.95%) MCollective
11 9 (21.95%) Build Automation
11 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
12 8 (19.51%) JBoss
12 8 (19.51%) Web Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) JBoss
2 8 (19.51%) Node.js
3 5 (12.20%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) Confluence
4 4 (9.76%) nginx
5 3 (7.32%) Jetty
6 2 (4.88%) Alfresco
6 2 (4.88%) CMS
6 2 (4.88%) Mule
7 1 (2.44%) DNN
7 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) GitHub
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DMZ
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Git (software)
2 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
3 13 (31.71%) Maven
4 6 (14.63%) JIRA
4 6 (14.63%) Selenium
5 5 (12.20%) Artifactory
5 5 (12.20%) Gerrit
6 4 (9.76%) Ant
6 4 (9.76%) Gradle
6 4 (9.76%) Jasmine
6 4 (9.76%) JMeter
6 4 (9.76%) PhantomJS
6 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (7.32%) ClearCase
7 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
7 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.32%) JUnit
7 3 (7.32%) PVCS
7 3 (7.32%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) MCollective
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.63%) HTML
4 6 (14.63%) Spring
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) REST
6 4 (9.76%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (9.76%) J2EE
6 4 (9.76%) RESTful
6 4 (9.76%) SOAP
6 4 (9.76%) XML
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.32%) Java EE
7 3 (7.32%) JMS
7 3 (7.32%) LAMP
7 3 (7.32%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (7.32%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (4.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Tandem
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Biometrics
3 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) Animation
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) CentOS
2 13 (31.71%) Ubuntu
3 9 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
5 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (43.90%) TDD
3 13 (31.71%) DevOps
4 10 (24.39%) BDD
5 9 (21.95%) Build Automation
5 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) OO
8 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Kanban
10 3 (7.32%) EAI
10 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
10 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
3 13 (31.71%) Ruby
4 12 (29.27%) Perl
5 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) SQL
8 3 (7.32%) C++
8 3 (7.32%) Scala
9 2 (4.88%) Go
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) PMP
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Puppet
2 11 (26.83%) Ansible
3 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) HAProxy
4 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (7.32%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.44%) Kibana
5 1 (2.44%) logstash
5 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) VMware
2 4 (9.76%) Google
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) Rally
3 3 (7.32%) Sun
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.44%) Progress
5 1 (2.44%) Sonatype
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