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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 6 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Scrum 60 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.98% 16.58% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.39% 19.51% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 4
Median daily rate £438 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £421 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
246 164 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.11% 84.97% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 113 111
Median daily rate £420 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 100 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.96%) JIRA
3 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
4 49 (48.04%) SC Cleared
4 49 (48.04%) Linux
5 48 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 46 (45.10%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (43.14%) SonarQube
8 43 (42.16%) Jenkins
9 38 (37.25%) Java
10 37 (36.27%) JUnit
10 37 (36.27%) DevOps
11 36 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (34.31%) Apache
13 33 (32.35%) CentOS
14 32 (31.37%) Maven
15 31 (30.39%) Ruby
16 30 (29.41%) VMware
16 30 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (28.43%) Continuous Delivery
18 28 (27.45%) Ansible
18 28 (27.45%) Docker
18 28 (27.45%) Confluence
18 28 (27.45%) ZABBIX
18 28 (27.45%) Workflow
18 28 (27.45%) Ant
18 28 (27.45%) JIRA Agile
19 27 (26.47%) Sonatype
19 27 (26.47%) Sonatype Nexus
19 27 (26.47%) Oracle

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 35 (34.31%) Apache
2 28 (27.45%) Confluence
3 20 (19.61%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 14 (13.73%) JBoss
6 8 (7.84%) nginx
7 7 (6.86%) IIS
7 7 (6.86%) Mule ESB
7 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
7 7 (6.86%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.94%) Alfresco
8 3 (2.94%) CMS
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.98%) Jetty
10 1 (0.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.76%) GitHub
3 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) DNS
1 20 (19.61%) OpenLDAP
1 20 (19.61%) OpenVPN
1 20 (19.61%) SSH
2 15 (14.71%) HTTP
3 10 (9.80%) Kerberos
3 10 (9.80%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (7.84%) DMZ
4 8 (7.84%) Firewall
4 8 (7.84%) LDAP
4 8 (7.84%) VPN
5 3 (2.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (21.57%) Hadoop
3 18 (17.65%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.86%) DB2
6 7 (6.86%) Redis
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.98%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (51.96%) JIRA
2 48 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 44 (43.14%) SonarQube
4 43 (42.16%) Jenkins
5 37 (36.27%) JUnit
6 32 (31.37%) Maven
7 28 (27.45%) Ant
7 28 (27.45%) JIRA Agile
8 27 (26.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 20 (19.61%) Liquibase
10 17 (16.67%) Bitbucket
11 16 (15.69%) JMeter
12 15 (14.71%) SoapUI
13 14 (13.73%) Gerrit
14 9 (8.82%) Selenium
15 8 (7.84%) Mercurial
16 7 (6.86%) Artifactory
16 7 (6.86%) Subversion
16 7 (6.86%) Toad
17 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Tester
4 13 (12.75%) Automation Tester
5 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) DevOps Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) Scrum Master
7 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.92%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) REST
2 20 (19.61%) ELK Stack
2 20 (19.61%) MCollective
2 20 (19.61%) Software Packaging
3 18 (17.65%) CSS
3 18 (17.65%) HTML
4 15 (14.71%) LAMP
5 13 (12.75%) RESTful
6 11 (10.78%) Web Services
7 10 (9.80%) OAuth
7 10 (9.80%) SAML
8 9 (8.82%) J2EE
9 8 (7.84%) LAPP Stack
9 8 (7.84%) LEMP Stack
10 7 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (6.86%) SailPoint
10 7 (6.86%) SOAP
10 7 (6.86%) Spring
10 7 (6.86%) XHTML
11 6 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.94%) User Experience
4 2 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Linux
2 33 (32.35%) CentOS
3 16 (15.69%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.86%) Solaris
4 7 (6.86%) Windows
5 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) DevOps
3 36 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (28.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 28 (27.45%) Workflow
6 23 (22.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (20.59%) Configuration Management
8 20 (19.61%) Case Management
8 20 (19.61%) Coaching
8 20 (19.61%) Identity Management
8 20 (19.61%) Service Management
8 20 (19.61%) TDD
9 17 (16.67%) BDD
9 17 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
10 15 (14.71%) Defect Tracking
10 15 (14.71%) Functional Testing
11 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
11 11 (10.78%) Smoke Testing
11 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.80%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 31 (30.39%) Ruby
3 20 (19.61%) Shell Script
4 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.69%) Python
5 15 (14.71%) Perl
6 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.82%) Scala
6 9 (8.82%) SQL
7 8 (7.84%) Groovy
7 8 (7.84%) PHP
8 3 (2.94%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (50.98%) Security Cleared
2 49 (48.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.69%) CTC Cleared
4 15 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (12.75%) BC Cleared
6 11 (10.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SDET
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (27.45%) Docker
2 27 (26.47%) vCloud
3 20 (19.61%) Postfix
3 20 (19.61%) Squid
4 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
5 8 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.96%) vSphere
8 1 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) Ansible
1 28 (27.45%) ZABBIX
2 27 (26.47%) Kibana
2 27 (26.47%) logstash
3 24 (23.53%) Puppet
4 21 (20.59%) Kubernetes
5 20 (19.61%) Rancher
5 20 (19.61%) Terraform
6 8 (7.84%) HAProxy
7 7 (6.86%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (6.86%) Rundeck
7 7 (6.86%) Salt
8 3 (2.94%) Consul
8 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) VMware
2 27 (26.47%) Oracle
2 27 (26.47%) Sonatype
3 25 (24.51%) Atlassian
4 8 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.86%) Black Duck
5 7 (6.86%) ForgeRock
5 7 (6.86%) IBM
5 7 (6.86%) Veracode
6 4 (3.92%) Google
7 3 (2.94%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.98%) Remedy