The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
London / Croydon
Rank 9 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 32 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.29% 5.78% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 6.50% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £493 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £460 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
200 200 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.29% 88.89% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 152 59
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 76 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (68.60%) SC Cleared
2 59 (68.60%) Security Cleared
3 51 (59.30%) JIRA
4 50 (58.14%) DevOps
5 46 (53.49%) Linux
6 38 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (44.19%) Confluence
7 36 (41.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (41.86%) VMware
8 35 (40.70%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (40.70%) Puppet
9 34 (39.53%) vCloud
10 33 (38.37%) Hadoop
10 33 (38.37%) Amazon AWS
11 32 (37.21%) Jenkins
11 32 (37.21%) Workflow
12 31 (36.05%) JIRA Agile
13 30 (34.88%) CentOS
13 30 (34.88%) Git (software)
14 27 (31.40%) ZABBIX
14 27 (31.40%) SonarQube
14 27 (31.40%) Docker
14 27 (31.40%) JUnit
15 26 (30.23%) Oracle
15 26 (30.23%) Apache
15 26 (30.23%) Configuration Management
15 26 (30.23%) Maven
15 26 (30.23%) Kubernetes
16 25 (29.07%) Ansible

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 38 (44.19%) Confluence
2 26 (30.23%) Apache
3 23 (26.74%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (10.47%) nginx
5 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.33%) Jetty
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.33%) WildFly
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (1.16%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) HipChat
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (38.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) DNS
2 23 (26.74%) OpenLDAP
2 23 (26.74%) OpenVPN
2 23 (26.74%) SSH
3 14 (16.28%) VPN
4 13 (15.12%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (11.63%) IPsec
5 10 (11.63%) LDAP
6 4 (4.65%) Firewall
6 4 (4.65%) HTTP
7 3 (3.49%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.33%) DMZ
8 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.70%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (38.37%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (11.63%) Big Data
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (59.30%) JIRA
2 32 (37.21%) Jenkins
3 31 (36.05%) JIRA Agile
4 30 (34.88%) Git (software)
5 27 (31.40%) JUnit
5 27 (31.40%) SonarQube
6 26 (30.23%) Maven
7 25 (29.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 24 (27.91%) Ant
9 23 (26.74%) Liquibase
10 13 (15.12%) Bitbucket
11 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
12 4 (4.65%) JMeter
12 4 (4.65%) SoapUI
13 2 (2.33%) Gerrit
13 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
13 2 (2.33%) Selenium
13 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
14 1 (1.16%) GitLab
14 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Legal
2 1 (1.16%) Local Government
2 1 (1.16%) Marketing
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Consultant
3 10 (11.63%) Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Scrum Master
5 7 (8.14%) Big Data Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Data Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Release Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.65%) Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.65%) Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Scala Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Business Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) Software Packaging
2 23 (26.74%) ELK Stack
2 23 (26.74%) MCollective
3 11 (12.79%) REST
4 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
5 3 (3.49%) LAMP
5 3 (3.49%) Node.js
5 3 (3.49%) OAuth
5 3 (3.49%) RESTful
5 3 (3.49%) SAML
5 3 (3.49%) Sass
5 3 (3.49%) Spring
5 3 (3.49%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.16%) LESS
7 1 (1.16%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.16%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.16%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (53.49%) Linux
2 30 (34.88%) CentOS
3 10 (11.63%) Ubuntu
4 9 (10.47%) Unix
5 7 (8.14%) RancherOS
5 7 (8.14%) VyOS
6 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.81%) Windows
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (58.14%) DevOps
3 38 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (41.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 32 (37.21%) Workflow
6 26 (30.23%) Configuration Management
7 25 (29.07%) Service Management
8 23 (26.74%) Identity Management
9 21 (24.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (18.60%) Case Management
11 14 (16.28%) Coaching
12 11 (12.79%) User Stories
13 10 (11.63%) TDD
14 9 (10.47%) Build Automation
14 9 (10.47%) Change Management
14 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
15 8 (9.30%) BDD
15 8 (9.30%) Process Management
16 6 (6.98%) Kanban
16 6 (6.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Shell Script
2 21 (24.42%) Java
3 14 (16.28%) Ruby
4 8 (9.30%) Groovy
5 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) Scala
7 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.49%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (68.60%) SC Cleared
1 59 (68.60%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.07%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (13.95%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (12.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SDET
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (39.53%) vCloud
2 27 (31.40%) Docker
3 23 (26.74%) Postfix
3 23 (26.74%) Squid
4 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
5 9 (10.47%) HDFS
6 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (40.70%) Puppet
2 27 (31.40%) ZABBIX
3 26 (30.23%) Kubernetes
4 25 (29.07%) Ansible
5 24 (27.91%) Kibana
5 24 (27.91%) logstash
6 23 (26.74%) Rancher
6 23 (26.74%) Terraform
7 10 (11.63%) Consul
7 10 (11.63%) Packer
8 9 (10.47%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.33%) FortiGate
10 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) VMware
2 26 (30.23%) Oracle
3 23 (26.74%) Atlassian
3 23 (26.74%) Sonatype
4 10 (11.63%) AppDynamics
5 8 (9.30%) Hortonworks
6 7 (8.14%) Vyatta
7 2 (2.33%) AlienVault
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) Juniper
7 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.16%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.16%) IBM
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft