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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
UK / England
Rank 20 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3095 2889 2449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.36% 6.14% 5.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 7.41% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2134 2012 1745
Median daily rate £450 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.10 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £50.00 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%

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
34870 38985 38045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 82.80% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23337 25837 24375
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1056 1033
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 1498 £478 +0.52% 449
South East +14 495 £425 +6.25% 163
South West 0 238 £400 - 88
North West +9 183 £420 -1.17% 103
East of England +10 163 £475 +15.15% 70
Yorkshire +14 146 £425 +9.67% 79
West Midlands +2 136 £425 -5.55% 45
North East +9 110 £400 -5.32% 11
East Midlands +9 96 £395 +1.93% 30
Midlands +4 11 £350 -12.50%
South Coast - 2 £550 -
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 6239 (93.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2160 (32.25%) Java
3 2115 (31.58%) TDD
4 1595 (23.82%) JavaScript
5 1460 (21.80%) Kanban
6 1335 (19.93%) HTML
7 1323 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1313 (19.61%) BDD
9 1282 (19.14%) Finance
10 1151 (17.19%) CSS
11 1108 (16.54%) Git (software)
12 1053 (15.72%) JIRA
13 995 (14.86%) C#
14 945 (14.11%) DevOps
15 937 (13.99%) Jenkins
16 933 (13.93%) .NET
17 925 (13.81%) SQL
18 864 (12.90%) Web Services
19 840 (12.54%) AngularJS
20 834 (12.45%) Linux
21 823 (12.29%) REST
22 786 (11.74%) Spring
23 766 (11.44%) User Stories
24 738 (11.02%) MVC
25 728 (10.87%) HTML5
26 697 (10.41%) Software Engineering
27 674 (10.06%) User Experience
28 661 (9.87%) RESTful
29 616 (9.20%) Banking
30 596 (8.90%) Security Cleared

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
1 523 (7.81%) Confluence
2 199 (2.97%) Apache
3 189 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 151 (2.25%) CMS
5 150 (2.24%) Apache Spark
6 147 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 142 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 136 (2.03%) JBoss
9 116 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 68 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 64 (0.96%) IIS
12 62 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 56 (0.84%) nginx
14 50 (0.75%) OpenStack
15 49 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 42 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 37 (0.55%) Umbraco
18 33 (0.49%) Jetty
19 31 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
20 30 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 193 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 87 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 65 (0.97%) MS Office
4 48 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (0.67%) HipChat
6 43 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 38 (0.57%) MS Project
8 21 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 19 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 8 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.10%) InVision
13 4 (0.060%) Gliffy
14 3 (0.045%) Camtasia
14 3 (0.045%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.045%) UXPin
15 2 (0.030%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.030%) InDesign
15 2 (0.030%) PaintShop Pro
16 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 117 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 96 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.25%) Magento
5 14 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.060%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.045%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.045%) Primavera
9 3 (0.045%) Sonata
10 2 (0.030%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.030%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.030%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.030%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.030%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 547 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 331 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (2.45%) GitHub
4 159 (2.37%) PaaS
5 132 (1.97%) IaaS
6 124 (1.85%) SaaS
7 73 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 41 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 29 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 29 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 24 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
13 22 (0.33%) Heroku
14 21 (0.31%) Office 365
15 19 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
15 19 (0.28%) Force.com
15 19 (0.28%) Google Analytics
16 17 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 13 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 257 (3.84%) HTTP
2 100 (1.49%) Internet
3 86 (1.28%) DNS
4 65 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 60 (0.90%) Firewall
6 59 (0.88%) SSL
7 53 (0.79%) LDAP
8 49 (0.73%) SSH
8 49 (0.73%) VPN
9 45 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 42 (0.63%) OpenVPN
11 40 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
12 25 (0.37%) Intranet
13 23 (0.34%) Network Security
14 18 (0.27%) AMQP
14 18 (0.27%) DVB
15 17 (0.25%) IPsec
15 17 (0.25%) VoIP
16 16 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 454 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 388 (5.79%) MongoDB
4 326 (4.87%) MySQL
5 321 (4.79%) Hadoop
6 319 (4.76%) Big Data
7 316 (4.72%) Relational Database
8 282 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
9 167 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 154 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 142 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 105 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 85 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 76 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 68 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 67 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 50 (0.75%) DB2
18 46 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 43 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
20 41 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1108 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 1053 (15.72%) JIRA
3 937 (13.99%) Jenkins
4 563 (8.41%) Selenium
5 460 (6.87%) Maven
6 437 (6.53%) Cucumber
7 435 (6.50%) JUnit
8 302 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 266 (3.97%) Subversion
10 221 (3.30%) TeamCity
11 196 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 191 (2.85%) Gradle
13 174 (2.60%) Mockito
14 171 (2.55%) Ant
15 169 (2.52%) Visual Studio
16 141 (2.11%) SoapUI
17 133 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 132 (1.97%) Eclipse
19 118 (1.76%) Bitbucket
20 104 (1.55%) Hudson
General
1 1282 (19.14%) Finance
2 616 (9.20%) Banking
3 342 (5.11%) Retail
4 212 (3.17%) Marketing
5 164 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 128 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 114 (1.70%) Publishing
8 111 (1.66%) Games
9 108 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 103 (1.54%) Front Office
11 95 (1.42%) Electronics
12 62 (0.93%) Advertising
13 55 (0.82%) Back Office
14 54 (0.81%) Legal
15 43 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 43 (0.64%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.40%) Automotive
17 21 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.28%) Law
19 14 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2917 (43.56%) Developer
2 929 (13.87%) Java Developer
3 736 (10.99%) Analyst
4 574 (8.57%) Scrum Master
5 545 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 430 (6.42%) .NET Developer
7 427 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 405 (6.05%) Architect
9 358 (5.35%) C# Developer
10 320 (4.78%) Agile Developer
11 296 (4.42%) Project Manager
12 290 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 262 (3.91%) Agile Business Analyst
14 242 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 233 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
16 232 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
17 209 (3.12%) Scala Developer
18 206 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
19 201 (3.00%) Tester
20 187 (2.79%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1335 (19.93%) HTML
2 1151 (17.19%) CSS
3 933 (13.93%) .NET
4 864 (12.90%) Web Services
5 840 (12.54%) AngularJS
6 823 (12.29%) REST
7 786 (11.74%) Spring
8 728 (10.87%) HTML5
9 661 (9.87%) RESTful
10 573 (8.56%) XML
11 540 (8.06%) JSON
12 499 (7.45%) jQuery
13 488 (7.29%) CSS3
13 488 (7.29%) Node.js
14 469 (7.00%) ASP.NET
15 424 (6.33%) SOAP
16 300 (4.48%) Hibernate
17 288 (4.30%) React
18 270 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 256 (3.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 674 (10.06%) User Experience
2 318 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 257 (3.84%) Mobile App
4 214 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 103 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 95 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 91 (1.36%) Fintech
8 81 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 66 (0.99%) iPad
11 65 (0.97%) Derivative
12 60 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 58 (0.87%) Data Centre
14 56 (0.84%) Equities
15 46 (0.69%) Public Cloud
16 40 (0.60%) Algorithms
17 38 (0.57%) Social Media
18 34 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
19 32 (0.48%) iPhone
20 30 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 834 (12.45%) Linux
2 309 (4.61%) Windows
3 291 (4.35%) Unix
4 230 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 220 (3.29%) Android
6 156 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 107 (1.60%) CentOS
8 69 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 45 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 31 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 17 (0.25%) VyOS
12 16 (0.24%) CoreOS
12 16 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.19%) RancherOS
14 11 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.12%) AIX
16 8 (0.12%) Debian
16 8 (0.12%) Solaris
17 7 (0.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 6239 (93.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2115 (31.58%) TDD
3 1460 (21.80%) Kanban
4 1323 (19.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1313 (19.61%) BDD
6 945 (14.11%) DevOps
7 766 (11.44%) User Stories
8 738 (11.02%) MVC
9 697 (10.41%) Software Engineering
10 584 (8.72%) OO
11 557 (8.32%) Project Management
12 522 (7.79%) E-Commerce
13 498 (7.44%) Continuous Delivery
14 477 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 469 (7.00%) SDLC
16 459 (6.85%) Microservices
17 457 (6.82%) Open Source
18 429 (6.41%) Automated Testing
19 419 (6.26%) Coaching
20 387 (5.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2160 (32.25%) Java
2 1595 (23.82%) JavaScript
3 995 (14.86%) C#
4 925 (13.81%) SQL
5 543 (8.11%) Scala
6 536 (8.00%) Python
7 405 (6.05%) Ruby
8 213 (3.18%) Shell Script
9 196 (2.93%) PHP
10 190 (2.84%) C++
11 148 (2.21%) Perl
12 145 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 142 (2.12%) C
14 139 (2.08%) Groovy
15 104 (1.55%) T-SQL
16 103 (1.54%) PL/SQL
17 101 (1.51%) Objective-C
18 93 (1.39%) ES6
18 93 (1.39%) PowerShell
19 89 (1.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 596 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 444 (6.63%) Degree
3 409 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 134 (2.00%) ISEB
5 125 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 89 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 66 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 59 (0.88%) PMP
9 51 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 28 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 26 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
13 21 (0.31%) CISSP
14 19 (0.28%) PhD
15 18 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 16 (0.24%) AWS Certification
17 15 (0.22%) Sun Certification
18 14 (0.21%) APMG
18 14 (0.21%) CLAS
18 14 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 495 (7.39%) QA
2 51 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 51 (0.76%) MiFID
3 44 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (0.63%) SDET
5 41 (0.61%) EMIR
6 39 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 35 (0.52%) FATCA
8 34 (0.51%) PMO
9 28 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (0.19%) SLA
12 11 (0.16%) WCAG
13 10 (0.15%) WAI
14 9 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.12%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.075%) SEPA
17 4 (0.060%) Dublin Core
17 4 (0.060%) ISO 9001
18 3 (0.045%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 447 (6.67%) Docker
2 110 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.24%) vCloud
4 55 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (0.79%) HDFS
6 42 (0.63%) Active Directory
7 40 (0.60%) Squid
8 39 (0.58%) Postfix
9 11 (0.16%) Xen
10 9 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.13%) vSphere
11 6 (0.090%) Firmware
12 5 (0.075%) LXC
13 4 (0.060%) NFS
13 4 (0.060%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.045%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.045%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.030%) Varnish
15 2 (0.030%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 331 (4.94%) Puppet
2 240 (3.58%) Ansible
3 202 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 105 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 94 (1.40%) Kibana
5 94 (1.40%) ZABBIX
6 86 (1.28%) Terraform
7 81 (1.21%) logstash
8 46 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
9 45 (0.67%) Rancher
10 35 (0.52%) HAProxy
11 34 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (0.37%) Salt
13 24 (0.36%) Nagios
14 23 (0.34%) Packer
15 21 (0.31%) Mesos
16 19 (0.28%) Grafana
17 18 (0.27%) Consul
18 16 (0.24%) Graphite
19 14 (0.21%) rkt
Vendors
1 584 (8.72%) Oracle
2 518 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 230 (3.43%) Atlassian
4 190 (2.84%) VMware
5 160 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 145 (2.17%) SAP
7 125 (1.87%) Google
8 72 (1.08%) Adobe
9 69 (1.03%) hybris
9 69 (1.03%) IBM
10 67 (1.00%) Sitecore
11 62 (0.93%) Splunk
12 57 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 56 (0.84%) HP
14 52 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 51 (0.76%) New Relic
16 47 (0.70%) Sonatype
17 44 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
18 41 (0.61%) Solace
19 38 (0.57%) AppDynamics
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day TBC
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £425-450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Rate: £400-500 Per Day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago