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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 26 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3255 2918 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.61% 5.74% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% 7.19% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2050 1706
Median daily rate £450 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £26.00 £30.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.27 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +6 1749 £475 +5.55% 407
South East +5 543 £416 +6.73% 172
Yorkshire +26 206 £425 +14.86% 64
North West +1 184 £425 +2.40% 73
West Midlands +6 161 £400 +8.47% 39
South West -10 148 £425 +9.32% 68
East of England +9 136 £450 +12.50% 57
East Midlands +12 69 £450 +20.00% 35
North East -47 51 £380 -5.00% 13
Midlands -5 4 £450 +1.40% 1
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5967 (92.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2301 (35.70%) Java
3 2043 (31.70%) TDD
4 1442 (22.37%) JavaScript
5 1390 (21.57%) HTML
6 1214 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
7 1179 (18.29%) CSS
8 1172 (18.18%) BDD
9 1135 (17.61%) Kanban
10 1068 (16.57%) Finance
11 1039 (16.12%) SQL
12 999 (15.50%) Git (software)
13 880 (13.65%) .NET
14 858 (13.31%) C#
15 849 (13.17%) Spring
16 840 (13.03%) Web Services
17 806 (12.51%) REST
18 784 (12.16%) JIRA
19 711 (11.03%) HTML5
20 708 (10.99%) Linux
21 701 (10.88%) MVC
22 677 (10.50%) Jenkins
23 638 (9.90%) RESTful
24 617 (9.57%) E-Commerce
25 608 (9.43%) User Stories
26 601 (9.33%) AngularJS
27 578 (8.97%) Scala
28 570 (8.84%) DevOps
29 567 (8.80%) SDLC
30 561 (8.70%) Software Engineering

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
1 329 (5.10%) Confluence
2 244 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 199 (3.09%) CMS
4 198 (3.07%) Apache
5 112 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 97 (1.51%) Apache Spark
7 87 (1.35%) JBoss
8 79 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 72 (1.12%) nginx
10 69 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
11 67 (1.04%) Mule
12 63 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 53 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 48 (0.74%) IIS
14 48 (0.74%) Jetty
15 37 (0.57%) WebLogic
16 36 (0.56%) Drupal
17 29 (0.45%) Apache Solr
18 28 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
19 27 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 199 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 84 (1.30%) MS Project
3 83 (1.29%) MS Office
4 80 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 15 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.062%) HipChat
10 4 (0.062%) InVision
11 3 (0.047%) Mingle
12 2 (0.031%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.031%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.031%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.031%) Simulink
12 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.031%) SPSS
13 1 (0.016%) InDesign
13 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 77 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 74 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 24 (0.37%) Magento
5 13 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 13 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 12 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.12%) Unica
8 7 (0.11%) Primavera
8 7 (0.11%) SAP MDM
9 5 (0.078%) BigMachines
9 5 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.062%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.062%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.062%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.047%) Endur
11 3 (0.047%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 396 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (3.04%) GitHub
4 86 (1.33%) SaaS
5 48 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (0.57%) PaaS
7 35 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 26 (0.40%) IaaS
9 25 (0.39%) Office 365
10 23 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 20 (0.31%) Force.com
12 19 (0.29%) Google App Engine
13 14 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.20%) Boomi
15 12 (0.19%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.19%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 278 (4.31%) HTTP
2 132 (2.05%) Internet
3 69 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 32 (0.50%) DVB
5 31 (0.48%) Network Security
6 29 (0.45%) Firewall
6 29 (0.45%) SNMP
7 27 (0.42%) DNS
8 20 (0.31%) LDAP
9 19 (0.29%) VPN
10 18 (0.28%) Intranet
11 17 (0.26%) SSL
12 16 (0.25%) AMQP
13 13 (0.20%) H.323
13 13 (0.20%) Telepresence
14 12 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
14 12 (0.19%) SSH
15 11 (0.17%) DMZ
16 9 (0.14%) SAN
16 9 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 536 (8.32%) NoSQL
3 428 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 377 (5.85%) MySQL
5 309 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 231 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 222 (3.44%) Big Data
8 220 (3.41%) Hadoop
9 199 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
10 148 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
11 97 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 94 (1.46%) Oracle Database
12 94 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 74 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 70 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (0.87%) Redis
16 53 (0.82%) Pentaho
16 53 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 51 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 999 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 784 (12.16%) JIRA
3 677 (10.50%) Jenkins
4 438 (6.80%) Selenium
5 402 (6.24%) Cucumber
6 385 (5.97%) Subversion
7 372 (5.77%) JUnit
8 371 (5.76%) Maven
9 245 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 165 (2.56%) Visual Studio
11 163 (2.53%) WebDriver
12 158 (2.45%) Gradle
13 150 (2.33%) Mockito
14 124 (1.92%) TeamCity
15 106 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 99 (1.54%) SpecFlow
17 98 (1.52%) Grunt
18 97 (1.51%) gulp
19 93 (1.44%) SoapUI
20 90 (1.40%) Ant
General
1 1068 (16.57%) Finance
2 441 (6.84%) Banking
3 265 (4.11%) Retail
4 240 (3.72%) Marketing
5 193 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 155 (2.40%) Publishing
7 129 (2.00%) Games
8 96 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 85 (1.32%) Electronics
10 78 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 73 (1.13%) Legal
12 61 (0.95%) Front Office
13 51 (0.79%) Advertising
14 50 (0.78%) Back Office
15 47 (0.73%) Law
16 35 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (0.31%) Local Government
19 17 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 13 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2879 (44.67%) Developer
2 1004 (15.58%) Java Developer
3 714 (11.08%) Analyst
4 620 (9.62%) Scrum Master
5 541 (8.39%) Agile Developer
6 536 (8.32%) Senior Developer
7 458 (7.11%) Business Analyst
8 451 (7.00%) Project Manager
9 374 (5.80%) .NET Developer
10 345 (5.35%) Agile Java Developer
11 326 (5.06%) Architect
12 287 (4.45%) Senior Java Developer
13 280 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
14 274 (4.25%) C# Developer
15 272 (4.22%) Scala Developer
16 207 (3.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 204 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
18 185 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
19 184 (2.85%) Tester
20 183 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1390 (21.57%) HTML
2 1179 (18.29%) CSS
3 880 (13.65%) .NET
4 849 (13.17%) Spring
5 840 (13.03%) Web Services
6 806 (12.51%) REST
7 711 (11.03%) HTML5
8 638 (9.90%) RESTful
9 601 (9.33%) AngularJS
10 504 (7.82%) XML
11 488 (7.57%) JSON
12 483 (7.49%) CSS3
13 482 (7.48%) jQuery
14 417 (6.47%) Node.js
15 408 (6.33%) ASP.NET
16 369 (5.73%) Hibernate
17 366 (5.68%) SOAP
18 353 (5.48%) J2EE
19 287 (4.45%) Ajax
20 271 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 545 (8.46%) User Experience
2 291 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 282 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 185 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (1.49%) iPad
7 73 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 69 (1.07%) Data Integration
9 55 (0.85%) Fintech
10 52 (0.81%) iPhone
11 50 (0.78%) Wiki
12 45 (0.70%) STB
12 45 (0.70%) Visualisation
13 44 (0.68%) Fixed Income
14 40 (0.62%) MPEG
14 40 (0.62%) Video on Demand
14 40 (0.62%) Virtual Team
15 39 (0.61%) Digital Media
16 37 (0.57%) Social Media
17 36 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 708 (10.99%) Linux
2 327 (5.07%) Unix
3 261 (4.05%) Windows
4 192 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 170 (2.64%) Android
6 93 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (1.13%) CentOS
8 51 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 48 (0.74%) Windows Server
10 39 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 20 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.23%) Solaris
14 13 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (0.16%) AIX
17 9 (0.14%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.14%) webOS
17 9 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5967 (92.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2043 (31.70%) TDD
3 1214 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
4 1172 (18.18%) BDD
5 1135 (17.61%) Kanban
6 701 (10.88%) MVC
7 617 (9.57%) E-Commerce
8 608 (9.43%) User Stories
9 570 (8.84%) DevOps
10 567 (8.80%) SDLC
11 561 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 557 (8.64%) Pair Programming
13 556 (8.63%) Project Management
14 538 (8.35%) Open Source
15 525 (8.15%) OO
16 481 (7.46%) Web Development
17 443 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 424 (6.58%) SOA
19 394 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
20 387 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2301 (35.70%) Java
2 1442 (22.37%) JavaScript
3 1039 (16.12%) SQL
4 858 (13.31%) C#
5 578 (8.97%) Scala
6 479 (7.43%) Python
7 461 (7.15%) Ruby
8 249 (3.86%) PHP
9 210 (3.26%) C++
10 176 (2.73%) C
11 150 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 139 (2.16%) T-SQL
13 129 (2.00%) Groovy
14 118 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 112 (1.74%) Objective-C
16 110 (1.71%) Perl
17 102 (1.58%) Shell Script
18 82 (1.27%) PowerShell
19 70 (1.09%) Clojure
20 51 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 423 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 388 (6.02%) Degree
3 260 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 135 (2.09%) ISEB
5 84 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 71 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 62 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 46 (0.71%) PMP
8 46 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 39 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 33 (0.51%) CISSP
10 33 (0.51%) CLAS
11 32 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
12 23 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (0.22%) MCSD
15 12 (0.19%) MCPD
16 11 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 10 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 459 (7.12%) QA
2 44 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 35 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 25 (0.39%) SDET
6 22 (0.34%) SLA
7 18 (0.28%) WCAG
8 14 (0.22%) MiFID
9 10 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.14%) COBIT
10 9 (0.14%) FedRAMP
11 7 (0.11%) SEPA
12 6 (0.093%) FATCA
12 6 (0.093%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.078%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.078%) PCI DSS
13 5 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.062%) RMADS
15 3 (0.047%) GxP
15 3 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 247 (3.83%) Docker
2 60 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 37 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 28 (0.43%) vSphere
6 19 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 19 (0.29%) Varnish
7 17 (0.26%) HDFS
8 13 (0.20%) vCloud
9 10 (0.16%) GlusterFS
10 9 (0.14%) Ceph
10 9 (0.14%) etcd
10 9 (0.14%) flannel
10 9 (0.14%) Xen
11 8 (0.12%) XenServer
12 7 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.078%) Hyper-V
13 5 (0.078%) iptables
13 5 (0.078%) KVM
13 5 (0.078%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 271 (4.20%) Puppet
2 142 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (1.44%) Ansible
4 34 (0.53%) Kibana
5 33 (0.51%) ZABBIX
6 32 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 28 (0.43%) logstash
8 27 (0.42%) Kubernetes
9 26 (0.40%) Graphite
10 25 (0.39%) Nagios
11 23 (0.36%) Salt
12 22 (0.34%) HAProxy
13 14 (0.22%) Rundeck
13 14 (0.22%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.16%) Oozie
14 10 (0.16%) SCCM
15 9 (0.14%) Cobbler
15 9 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (0.14%) rkt
Vendors
1 557 (8.64%) Oracle
2 480 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 189 (2.93%) Google
4 139 (2.16%) SAP
5 123 (1.91%) Atlassian
6 112 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 101 (1.57%) VMware
8 85 (1.32%) Adobe
8 85 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 81 (1.26%) IBM
10 78 (1.21%) hybris
11 69 (1.07%) Informatica
12 68 (1.06%) HP
13 67 (1.04%) Sitecore
14 60 (0.93%) Pega
15 54 (0.84%) Apple
16 37 (0.57%) Cloudera
17 31 (0.48%) New Relic
18 30 (0.47%) WSO2
19 28 (0.43%) Talend
Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per month
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday