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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 10 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 47 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.95% 7.02% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.36% 7.89% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 3
Median daily rate £493 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £371 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +14.37%
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
220 152 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.71% 88.89% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 105 116
Median daily rate £450 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £502 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 98 (91.59%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (62.62%) JIRA
3 65 (60.75%) SC Cleared
3 65 (60.75%) Security Cleared
4 58 (54.21%) Linux
5 55 (51.40%) DevOps
6 47 (43.93%) Jenkins
7 45 (42.06%) Git (software)
8 44 (41.12%) Confluence
8 44 (41.12%) SonarQube
8 44 (41.12%) PostgreSQL
9 43 (40.19%) JUnit
9 43 (40.19%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (39.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 42 (39.25%) VMware
11 40 (37.38%) Puppet
12 39 (36.45%) Amazon AWS
12 39 (36.45%) vCloud
13 38 (35.51%) Hadoop
13 38 (35.51%) Maven
13 38 (35.51%) Apache
14 37 (34.58%) Oracle
14 37 (34.58%) Workflow
14 37 (34.58%) CentOS
14 37 (34.58%) JIRA Agile
15 35 (32.71%) Ant
15 35 (32.71%) Java
16 34 (31.78%) ZABBIX
17 32 (29.91%) Ansible
17 32 (29.91%) Docker

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 44 (41.12%) Confluence
2 38 (35.51%) Apache
3 29 (27.10%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (9.35%) nginx
4 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.54%) JBoss
6 6 (5.61%) IIS
6 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.87%) CMS
7 2 (1.87%) Jetty
7 2 (1.87%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.87%) WildFly
8 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (27.10%) HipChat
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (36.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.97%) DNS
2 29 (27.10%) OpenLDAP
2 29 (27.10%) OpenVPN
2 29 (27.10%) SSH
3 14 (13.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (13.08%) VPN
4 13 (12.15%) HTTP
5 10 (9.35%) IPsec
5 10 (9.35%) LDAP
6 9 (8.41%) Kerberos
7 5 (4.67%) Firewall
8 3 (2.80%) DMZ
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.12%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (35.51%) Hadoop
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (8.41%) Big Data
4 9 (8.41%) MySQL
5 6 (5.61%) DB2
6 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.93%) Redis
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 67 (62.62%) JIRA
2 47 (43.93%) Jenkins
3 45 (42.06%) Git (software)
4 44 (41.12%) SonarQube
5 43 (40.19%) JUnit
6 38 (35.51%) Maven
7 37 (34.58%) JIRA Agile
8 35 (32.71%) Ant
9 32 (29.91%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (27.10%) Liquibase
11 19 (17.76%) Bitbucket
12 14 (13.08%) JMeter
13 13 (12.15%) SoapUI
14 8 (7.48%) Cucumber
14 8 (7.48%) Gerrit
14 8 (7.48%) Selenium
15 6 (5.61%) Subversion
15 6 (5.61%) Toad
16 3 (2.80%) Mercurial
17 2 (1.87%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (14.95%) Consultant
3 14 (13.08%) Developer
4 13 (12.15%) Tester
5 10 (9.35%) Automation Tester
6 9 (8.41%) DevOps Consultant
6 9 (8.41%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.61%) Release Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.67%) Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.97%) Software Packaging
2 29 (27.10%) ELK Stack
2 29 (27.10%) MCollective
3 20 (18.69%) REST
4 11 (10.28%) RESTful
5 10 (9.35%) CSS
5 10 (9.35%) HTML
6 9 (8.41%) LAMP
6 9 (8.41%) OAuth
6 9 (8.41%) SAML
7 6 (5.61%) SailPoint
7 6 (5.61%) XHTML
8 5 (4.67%) Spring
9 4 (3.74%) SOAP
9 4 (3.74%) Web Services
10 3 (2.80%) HTML5
10 3 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (2.80%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (1.87%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.87%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.93%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.21%) Linux
2 37 (34.58%) CentOS
3 11 (10.28%) Ubuntu
4 10 (9.35%) Windows
5 7 (6.54%) RancherOS
5 7 (6.54%) Unix
5 7 (6.54%) VyOS
6 6 (5.61%) Solaris
7 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (91.59%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (51.40%) DevOps
3 43 (40.19%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (39.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 37 (34.58%) Workflow
6 32 (29.91%) Configuration Management
7 31 (28.97%) Service Management
8 29 (27.10%) Identity Management
9 27 (25.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (20.56%) Case Management
11 20 (18.69%) Coaching
12 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
13 14 (13.08%) Identity Access Management
14 13 (12.15%) Defect Tracking
15 12 (11.21%) Functional Testing
16 11 (10.28%) BDD
16 11 (10.28%) TDD
16 11 (10.28%) User Stories
17 10 (9.35%) Automated Testing
17 10 (9.35%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.71%) Java
2 29 (27.10%) Shell Script
3 26 (24.30%) Ruby
4 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.35%) Python
6 9 (8.41%) Perl
7 8 (7.48%) Groovy
8 7 (6.54%) SQL
9 5 (4.67%) Scala
10 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.87%) C++
12 1 (0.93%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (60.75%) SC Cleared
1 65 (60.75%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.50%) DV Cleared
3 18 (16.82%) CTC Cleared
4 15 (14.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (10.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) SDET
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (36.45%) vCloud
2 32 (29.91%) Docker
3 29 (27.10%) Postfix
3 29 (27.10%) Squid
4 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
5 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (6.54%) HDFS
7 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.87%) Xen
9 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (37.38%) Puppet
2 34 (31.78%) ZABBIX
3 32 (29.91%) Ansible
4 31 (28.97%) Kibana
4 31 (28.97%) logstash
5 30 (28.04%) Kubernetes
6 29 (27.10%) Rancher
6 29 (27.10%) Terraform
7 10 (9.35%) Consul
7 10 (9.35%) HAProxy
7 10 (9.35%) Packer
8 6 (5.61%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (1.87%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.93%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) VMware
2 37 (34.58%) Oracle
3 30 (28.04%) Sonatype
4 29 (27.10%) Atlassian
5 10 (9.35%) AppDynamics
6 7 (6.54%) Vyatta
7 6 (5.61%) ForgeRock
7 6 (5.61%) Hortonworks
7 6 (5.61%) IBM
8 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.87%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) Juniper
9 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.93%) Black Duck
10 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy
10 1 (0.93%) Veracode