The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3848 2929 2689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.71% 5.63% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 6.94% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2034 1879
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 13
Median hourly rate £48.00 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -0.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £44.35 £76.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -4.98%
Scrum
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in England

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the England region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in England

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in England

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the England region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in England

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 1998 £475 +5.55% 441
South East +16 595 £450 +12.50% 157
Yorkshire +33 295 £430 +5.72% 71
West Midlands +31 241 £400 +3.22% 61
North West +3 203 £420 -3.72% 124
South West +9 202 £375 - 83
East of England +6 133 £450 +9.09% 86
East Midlands +16 88 £400 - 36
North East -16 82 £390 -8.23% 15
Midlands - 11 £525 - 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6581 (92.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2324 (32.82%) Java
3 2152 (30.40%) TDD
4 1604 (22.66%) JavaScript
5 1516 (21.41%) HTML
6 1411 (19.93%) Kanban
7 1393 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
8 1319 (18.63%) BDD
9 1275 (18.01%) CSS
10 1180 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 1157 (16.34%) Finance
12 1073 (15.16%) SQL
13 956 (13.50%) JIRA
14 938 (13.25%) .NET
15 926 (13.08%) C#
16 916 (12.94%) Jenkins
17 890 (12.57%) Linux
18 888 (12.54%) Spring
19 865 (12.22%) REST
20 863 (12.19%) HTML5
21 849 (11.99%) Web Services
22 800 (11.30%) AngularJS
23 794 (11.21%) DevOps
24 790 (11.16%) User Stories
25 764 (10.79%) MVC
26 740 (10.45%) RESTful
27 722 (10.20%) User Experience
28 654 (9.24%) Scala
29 631 (8.91%) Oracle
30 627 (8.86%) E-Commerce

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 438 (6.19%) Confluence
2 309 (4.36%) Apache
3 294 (4.15%) Tomcat
4 220 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
5 216 (3.05%) CMS
6 141 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 124 (1.75%) Apache Spark
8 122 (1.72%) JBoss
9 96 (1.36%) nginx
10 95 (1.34%) IIS
11 86 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 71 (1.00%) Mule
13 61 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 54 (0.76%) Apache Solr
15 50 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 47 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
17 46 (0.65%) Drupal
18 42 (0.59%) OpenStack
19 41 (0.58%) Jetty
20 40 (0.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 217 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 91 (1.29%) HipChat
3 83 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 82 (1.16%) MS Office
5 59 (0.83%) MS Project
6 52 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 48 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 25 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.11%) InVision
11 8 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
12 5 (0.071%) Mingle
13 4 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.042%) InDesign
14 3 (0.042%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.042%) UXPin
15 2 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.028%) SPSS
16 1 (0.014%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 77 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 74 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.44%) Magento
4 18 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.071%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.071%) WebTrends
8 4 (0.056%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.056%) Primavera
9 3 (0.042%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.042%) Maximo
9 3 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.042%) Radian6
9 3 (0.042%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.042%) Unica
10 2 (0.028%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 626 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 358 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 270 (3.81%) GitHub
4 116 (1.64%) SaaS
5 87 (1.23%) PaaS
6 74 (1.05%) IaaS
7 70 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
8 64 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (0.44%) Office 365
13 27 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (0.37%) OpenShift
15 22 (0.31%) TestFlight
16 16 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
16 16 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
16 16 (0.23%) Force.com
17 15 (0.21%) CloudBees
18 14 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 266 (3.76%) HTTP
2 134 (1.89%) Internet
3 122 (1.72%) DNS
4 103 (1.45%) SSH
5 95 (1.34%) OpenVPN
6 91 (1.29%) OpenLDAP
7 69 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 64 (0.90%) LDAP
9 53 (0.75%) Firewall
10 37 (0.52%) VPN
11 35 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 34 (0.48%) Network Security
13 33 (0.47%) SSL
14 27 (0.38%) DVB
15 26 (0.37%) Intranet
16 25 (0.35%) DMZ
16 25 (0.35%) SNMP
17 19 (0.27%) AMQP
18 16 (0.23%) Skype
19 13 (0.18%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 609 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 553 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 520 (7.34%) MongoDB
4 403 (5.69%) MySQL
5 371 (5.24%) Hadoop
6 328 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 326 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
8 302 (4.27%) Big Data
9 168 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 165 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 111 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 105 (1.48%) RDBMS
13 93 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 74 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 71 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 58 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 53 (0.75%) Redis
18 47 (0.66%) Apache Hive
18 47 (0.66%) Neo4j
18 47 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1180 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 956 (13.50%) JIRA
3 916 (12.94%) Jenkins
4 533 (7.53%) Selenium
5 490 (6.92%) Maven
6 489 (6.91%) JUnit
7 468 (6.61%) Cucumber
8 357 (5.04%) Subversion
9 324 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 197 (2.78%) Ant
11 189 (2.67%) WebDriver
12 187 (2.64%) SonarQube
13 180 (2.54%) Visual Studio
14 176 (2.49%) Gradle
15 162 (2.29%) TeamCity
16 145 (2.05%) Mockito
17 139 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
18 137 (1.94%) Bitbucket
19 132 (1.86%) JIRA Agile
20 125 (1.77%) SoapUI
General
1 1157 (16.34%) Finance
2 477 (6.74%) Banking
3 382 (5.40%) Retail
4 222 (3.14%) Marketing
5 169 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 154 (2.18%) Publishing
7 128 (1.81%) Games
8 103 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 102 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 80 (1.13%) Electronics
11 70 (0.99%) Legal
12 68 (0.96%) Advertising
13 64 (0.90%) Front Office
14 50 (0.71%) Back Office
15 47 (0.66%) Law
16 40 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 28 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.27%) Automotive
20 15 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 3007 (42.47%) Developer
2 1014 (14.32%) Java Developer
3 766 (10.82%) Analyst
4 648 (9.15%) Scrum Master
5 552 (7.80%) Business Analyst
6 541 (7.64%) Senior Developer
7 456 (6.44%) Agile Developer
8 426 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 424 (5.99%) .NET Developer
10 382 (5.40%) Architect
11 323 (4.56%) C# Developer
12 318 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
13 293 (4.14%) Scala Developer
13 293 (4.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 289 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
15 256 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
16 253 (3.57%) Tester
17 246 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
18 222 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
19 219 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1516 (21.41%) HTML
2 1275 (18.01%) CSS
3 938 (13.25%) .NET
4 888 (12.54%) Spring
5 865 (12.22%) REST
6 863 (12.19%) HTML5
7 849 (11.99%) Web Services
8 800 (11.30%) AngularJS
9 740 (10.45%) RESTful
10 616 (8.70%) JSON
11 592 (8.36%) CSS3
12 560 (7.91%) XML
13 540 (7.63%) jQuery
14 500 (7.06%) Node.js
15 453 (6.40%) SOAP
16 451 (6.37%) ASP.NET
17 353 (4.99%) J2EE
18 312 (4.41%) Hibernate
19 294 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
20 277 (3.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 722 (10.20%) User Experience
2 358 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 269 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 263 (3.71%) Computer Science
5 169 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (1.05%) Fintech
6 74 (1.05%) iPad
7 73 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 71 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 57 (0.81%) iPhone
10 51 (0.72%) Blog
10 51 (0.72%) Psychology
11 50 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 46 (0.65%) Fixed Income
13 44 (0.62%) Data Integration
14 39 (0.55%) Visualisation
15 37 (0.52%) Wiki
16 36 (0.51%) Digital Media
17 35 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 35 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 890 (12.57%) Linux
2 320 (4.52%) Windows
3 266 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 248 (3.50%) Unix
5 204 (2.88%) Android
6 172 (2.43%) CentOS
7 108 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 69 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 68 (0.96%) Windows Server
10 22 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 20 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 18 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.20%) Solaris
15 10 (0.14%) webOS
15 10 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
16 9 (0.13%) CoreOS
16 9 (0.13%) Fedora
16 9 (0.13%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.099%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6581 (92.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2152 (30.40%) TDD
3 1411 (19.93%) Kanban
4 1393 (19.68%) Continuous Integration
5 1319 (18.63%) BDD
6 794 (11.21%) DevOps
7 790 (11.16%) User Stories
8 764 (10.79%) MVC
9 627 (8.86%) E-Commerce
10 614 (8.67%) Software Engineering
11 593 (8.38%) Open Source
12 575 (8.12%) Project Management
13 550 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
14 548 (7.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 533 (7.53%) OO
16 523 (7.39%) SDLC
17 480 (6.78%) Coaching
18 474 (6.69%) Pair Programming
19 461 (6.51%) Web Development
20 443 (6.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2324 (32.82%) Java
2 1604 (22.66%) JavaScript
3 1073 (15.16%) SQL
4 926 (13.08%) C#
5 654 (9.24%) Scala
6 553 (7.81%) Ruby
7 455 (6.43%) Python
8 269 (3.80%) PHP
9 226 (3.19%) C++
10 186 (2.63%) C
11 168 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 154 (2.18%) Groovy
13 153 (2.16%) Objective-C
14 140 (1.98%) Perl
15 136 (1.92%) T-SQL
16 117 (1.65%) PL/SQL
16 117 (1.65%) PowerShell
17 116 (1.64%) Bash Shell
18 100 (1.41%) Clojure
19 98 (1.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 539 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 502 (7.09%) Degree
3 374 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 139 (1.96%) ISEB
5 108 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 105 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 71 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 49 (0.69%) CISSP
8 49 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 49 (0.69%) PMP
9 44 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 42 (0.59%) CLAS
11 37 (0.52%) PMI Certification
12 30 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 27 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (0.20%) BC Cleared
15 13 (0.18%) MCSD
15 13 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (7.61%) QA
2 62 (0.88%) SDET
3 48 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 45 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.31%) SLA
8 18 (0.25%) WCAG
9 17 (0.24%) FATCA
10 16 (0.23%) MiFID
11 11 (0.16%) SEPA
12 9 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.13%) WAI
13 8 (0.11%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.056%) Dublin Core
15 3 (0.042%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.042%) COBIT
15 3 (0.042%) GxP
15 3 (0.042%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 353 (4.99%) Docker
2 128 (1.81%) vCloud
3 95 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
4 93 (1.31%) Squid
5 87 (1.23%) Postfix
6 74 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 67 (0.95%) Active Directory
8 41 (0.58%) HDFS
9 16 (0.23%) Varnish
10 14 (0.20%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.16%) Xen
12 10 (0.14%) etcd
12 10 (0.14%) flannel
13 9 (0.13%) Ceph
13 9 (0.13%) GlusterFS
14 8 (0.11%) iptables
14 8 (0.11%) OpenSSH
14 8 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.11%) vSphere
15 7 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 400 (5.65%) Puppet
2 227 (3.21%) Ansible
3 203 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 131 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 128 (1.81%) Kibana
6 126 (1.78%) logstash
7 123 (1.74%) ZABBIX
8 108 (1.53%) Terraform
9 94 (1.33%) Rancher
10 40 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 35 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
12 21 (0.30%) Graphite
12 21 (0.30%) Nagios
13 18 (0.25%) Rundeck
13 18 (0.25%) Salt
14 13 (0.18%) Grafana
15 11 (0.16%) Packer
16 10 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 10 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
16 10 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 631 (8.91%) Oracle
2 523 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 229 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 210 (2.97%) VMware
5 153 (2.16%) Google
6 124 (1.75%) SAP
7 119 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 103 (1.45%) Sonatype
9 88 (1.24%) hybris
10 73 (1.03%) Adobe
11 69 (0.97%) IBM
12 68 (0.96%) New Relic
13 53 (0.75%) Sitecore
14 51 (0.72%) Apple
15 49 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
16 48 (0.68%) Rally
17 42 (0.59%) HP
18 38 (0.54%) Netezza
19 37 (0.52%) Pega
19 37 (0.52%) WSO2
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Ebury
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London
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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London
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City, London
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London
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Leicester, Leicestershire
LA International
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City, London
Oliver Bernard
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City, London
TEKsystems
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Middlesex
TEKsystems
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London
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Bristol, Avon
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Hungerford, Berkshire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Southampton, Hampshire
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South West London
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London
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Northamptonshire
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West London
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London
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London
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