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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 22 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3563 2966 2641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.10% 5.69% 5.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 7.06% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2085 1873
Median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £39.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.49% -6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £42.75 £73.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -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
41718 41986 39745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.50% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27767 27817 25061
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 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1132 1107
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +8 1924 £475 +5.55% 364
South East +19 604 £425 +6.25% 133
Yorkshire +27 240 £425 +10.38% 65
West Midlands +11 186 £406 +8.33% 33
North West +6 186 £421 -0.88% 112
South West +7 176 £425 +13.33% 75
East of England +3 121 £458 +10.90% 54
East Midlands -1 69 £381 +1.66% 30
North East -16 61 £363 -14.70% 11
Midlands -5 5 £525 - 2
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 6417 (92.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2372 (34.31%) Java
3 2074 (30.00%) TDD
4 1579 (22.84%) JavaScript
5 1498 (21.67%) HTML
6 1342 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
7 1324 (19.15%) Kanban
8 1284 (18.57%) BDD
9 1257 (18.18%) CSS
10 1132 (16.37%) Git (software)
11 1130 (16.34%) Finance
12 1069 (15.46%) SQL
13 921 (13.32%) .NET
14 915 (13.23%) C#
15 911 (13.18%) JIRA
16 872 (12.61%) Spring
17 865 (12.51%) Web Services
18 860 (12.44%) Linux
19 854 (12.35%) Jenkins
20 834 (12.06%) HTML5
21 833 (12.05%) REST
22 764 (11.05%) DevOps
23 739 (10.69%) AngularJS
24 729 (10.54%) MVC
25 702 (10.15%) User Stories
26 700 (10.12%) RESTful
27 674 (9.75%) User Experience
28 655 (9.47%) Scala
29 646 (9.34%) E-Commerce
30 625 (9.04%) Oracle

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
1 403 (5.83%) Confluence
2 290 (4.19%) Tomcat
3 287 (4.15%) Apache
4 221 (3.20%) CMS
5 206 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
6 142 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 124 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 112 (1.62%) JBoss
9 97 (1.40%) nginx
10 93 (1.35%) IIS
11 92 (1.33%) WebSphere
12 75 (1.08%) Mule
13 70 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 55 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 51 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 46 (0.67%) Apache Solr
17 45 (0.65%) Drupal
18 41 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
19 40 (0.58%) Mule ESB
20 39 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 212 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 85 (1.23%) MS Office
3 83 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 75 (1.08%) HipChat
5 67 (0.97%) MS Project
6 49 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 42 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
10 13 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.087%) InVision
11 6 (0.087%) PaintShop Pro
11 6 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.072%) Mingle
13 3 (0.043%) InDesign
13 3 (0.043%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.043%) UXPin
14 2 (0.029%) Simulink
14 2 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 80 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 72 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.43%) Magento
4 20 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.087%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.087%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.072%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.072%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.058%) Markit EDM
10 4 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.058%) Primavera
10 4 (0.058%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.058%) Unica
11 3 (0.043%) Endur
11 3 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.043%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 611 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 330 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 264 (3.82%) GitHub
4 109 (1.58%) SaaS
5 77 (1.11%) PaaS
6 71 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 61 (0.88%) IaaS
8 59 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 46 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.45%) Office 365
12 29 (0.42%) OpenShift
13 27 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.27%) TestFlight
16 16 (0.23%) Google App Engine
17 14 (0.20%) Force.com
18 13 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
18 13 (0.19%) Boomi
19 12 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 267 (3.86%) HTTP
2 135 (1.95%) Internet
3 112 (1.62%) DNS
4 87 (1.26%) SSH
5 79 (1.14%) OpenVPN
6 75 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
7 63 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 58 (0.84%) LDAP
9 53 (0.77%) Firewall
10 36 (0.52%) Network Security
10 36 (0.52%) VPN
11 30 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
12 27 (0.39%) SNMP
13 24 (0.35%) DVB
14 23 (0.33%) DMZ
14 23 (0.33%) Intranet
14 23 (0.33%) SSL
15 19 (0.27%) AMQP
16 15 (0.22%) Kerberos
17 11 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 532 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 505 (7.30%) MongoDB
4 413 (5.97%) MySQL
5 343 (4.96%) Hadoop
6 314 (4.54%) Relational Database
7 295 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
8 275 (3.98%) Big Data
9 172 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 158 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
11 109 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 97 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 97 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 76 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 72 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (0.81%) Redis
16 54 (0.78%) Apache Hive
17 53 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 53 (0.77%) Neo4j
18 49 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1132 (16.37%) Git (software)
2 911 (13.18%) JIRA
3 854 (12.35%) Jenkins
4 478 (6.91%) Selenium
5 475 (6.87%) JUnit
6 458 (6.62%) Cucumber
7 457 (6.61%) Maven
8 371 (5.37%) Subversion
9 317 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 197 (2.85%) Visual Studio
11 177 (2.56%) Ant
12 171 (2.47%) Gradle
12 171 (2.47%) WebDriver
13 156 (2.26%) SonarQube
14 146 (2.11%) Mockito
14 146 (2.11%) TeamCity
15 127 (1.84%) Bitbucket
16 126 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
17 119 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 110 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1130 (16.34%) Finance
2 461 (6.67%) Banking
3 348 (5.03%) Retail
4 241 (3.49%) Marketing
5 188 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 165 (2.39%) Publishing
7 128 (1.85%) Games
8 107 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 97 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 84 (1.21%) Electronics
11 76 (1.10%) Legal
12 64 (0.93%) Front Office
13 61 (0.88%) Advertising
14 55 (0.80%) Back Office
15 48 (0.69%) Law
16 41 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.39%) Retail Banking
19 16 (0.23%) Automotive
19 16 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2983 (43.14%) Developer
2 1016 (14.69%) Java Developer
3 730 (10.56%) Analyst
4 651 (9.42%) Scrum Master
5 565 (8.17%) Senior Developer
6 510 (7.38%) Business Analyst
7 494 (7.14%) Agile Developer
8 455 (6.58%) Project Manager
9 397 (5.74%) .NET Developer
10 353 (5.11%) Architect
11 315 (4.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 310 (4.48%) C# Developer
13 307 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 299 (4.32%) Scala Developer
15 283 (4.09%) Agile Java Developer
16 272 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
17 228 (3.30%) Tester
18 218 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 217 (3.14%) Agile Business Analyst
20 210 (3.04%) Agile Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1498 (21.67%) HTML
2 1257 (18.18%) CSS
3 921 (13.32%) .NET
4 872 (12.61%) Spring
5 865 (12.51%) Web Services
6 834 (12.06%) HTML5
7 833 (12.05%) REST
8 739 (10.69%) AngularJS
9 700 (10.12%) RESTful
10 595 (8.61%) JSON
11 564 (8.16%) CSS3
12 558 (8.07%) XML
13 512 (7.41%) jQuery
14 484 (7.00%) Node.js
15 428 (6.19%) ASP.NET
16 416 (6.02%) SOAP
17 383 (5.54%) J2EE
18 326 (4.72%) Hibernate
19 281 (4.06%) Ajax
20 278 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 674 (9.75%) User Experience
2 336 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 282 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 262 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 195 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 93 (1.35%) iPad
7 76 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 74 (1.07%) Fintech
9 70 (1.01%) Virtual Team
10 63 (0.91%) iPhone
11 53 (0.77%) Fixed Income
12 52 (0.75%) Blog
13 51 (0.74%) Data Integration
14 46 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 46 (0.67%) Wiki
15 41 (0.59%) Visualisation
16 39 (0.56%) Digital Media
17 36 (0.52%) Derivative
18 34 (0.49%) Algorithms
19 33 (0.48%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 860 (12.44%) Linux
2 314 (4.54%) Windows
3 264 (3.82%) Unix
4 248 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 186 (2.69%) Android
6 159 (2.30%) CentOS
7 96 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 70 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 67 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.26%) Solaris
13 17 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.16%) Fedora
16 10 (0.14%) webOS
16 10 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
17 9 (0.13%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.10%) AIX
19 6 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6417 (92.81%) Agile Software Development
2 2074 (30.00%) TDD
3 1342 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
4 1324 (19.15%) Kanban
5 1284 (18.57%) BDD
6 764 (11.05%) DevOps
7 729 (10.54%) MVC
8 702 (10.15%) User Stories
9 646 (9.34%) E-Commerce
10 614 (8.88%) Software Engineering
11 585 (8.46%) Open Source
12 578 (8.36%) Project Management
13 542 (7.84%) SDLC
14 525 (7.59%) OO
15 524 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 517 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 510 (7.38%) Pair Programming
18 482 (6.97%) Web Development
19 458 (6.62%) Automated Testing
20 457 (6.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2372 (34.31%) Java
2 1579 (22.84%) JavaScript
3 1069 (15.46%) SQL
4 915 (13.23%) C#
5 655 (9.47%) Scala
6 555 (8.03%) Ruby
7 474 (6.86%) Python
8 282 (4.08%) PHP
9 240 (3.47%) C++
10 184 (2.66%) C
11 156 (2.26%) Shell Script
12 153 (2.21%) Groovy
13 147 (2.13%) T-SQL
14 145 (2.10%) Objective-C
15 137 (1.98%) PL/SQL
16 129 (1.87%) Perl
17 120 (1.74%) Bash Shell
18 118 (1.71%) PowerShell
19 98 (1.42%) Clojure
20 82 (1.19%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 505 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 471 (6.81%) Degree
3 338 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 144 (2.08%) ISEB
5 106 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 77 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 74 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 54 (0.78%) PMP
9 48 (0.69%) CISSP
9 48 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 46 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 42 (0.61%) CLAS
12 39 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
13 34 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 26 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.19%) MCSD
17 11 (0.16%) MBA
17 11 (0.16%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (7.23%) QA
2 48 (0.69%) SDET
3 47 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 39 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 24 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.29%) SLA
8 15 (0.22%) MiFID
9 14 (0.20%) WCAG
10 11 (0.16%) FATCA
10 11 (0.16%) SEPA
11 9 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.072%) WAI
14 4 (0.058%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.043%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.043%) COBIT
15 3 (0.043%) GxP
16 2 (0.029%) RMADS
System Software
1 342 (4.95%) Docker
2 101 (1.46%) vCloud
3 98 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
4 76 (1.10%) Squid
5 72 (1.04%) Postfix
6 71 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (0.88%) Active Directory
8 39 (0.56%) HDFS
9 22 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.25%) Varnish
10 17 (0.25%) vSphere
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 (0.12%) Hyper-V
14 8 (0.12%) iptables
14 8 (0.12%) OpenSSH
15 7 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 372 (5.38%) Puppet
2 212 (3.07%) Ansible
3 195 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (1.72%) Kibana
5 113 (1.63%) Kubernetes
5 113 (1.63%) logstash
6 105 (1.52%) ZABBIX
7 92 (1.33%) Terraform
8 78 (1.13%) Rancher
9 37 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 36 (0.52%) HAProxy
11 22 (0.32%) Graphite
11 22 (0.32%) Nagios
12 21 (0.30%) Salt
13 18 (0.26%) Rundeck
14 13 (0.19%) Grafana
14 13 (0.19%) SCCM
15 11 (0.16%) Tivoli
16 10 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 10 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 625 (9.04%) Oracle
2 515 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 194 (2.81%) Atlassian
4 189 (2.73%) Google
4 189 (2.73%) VMware
5 134 (1.94%) SAP
6 132 (1.91%) Red Hat
7 87 (1.26%) Adobe
7 87 (1.26%) Sonatype
8 81 (1.17%) hybris
9 72 (1.04%) IBM
10 64 (0.93%) Sitecore
11 55 (0.80%) Apple
11 55 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 51 (0.74%) New Relic
12 51 (0.74%) Pega
13 47 (0.68%) HP
14 43 (0.62%) Rally
15 38 (0.55%) MuleSoft
16 37 (0.54%) Tableau
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