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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3616 3101 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.68% 6.19% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 7.61% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2449 2196 1798
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £37.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +18.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.55 £20.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
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
39017 40753 39816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26180 26815 26337
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1222 1137
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 1781 £488 +8.33% 385
South East +7 523 £450 +12.50% 135
South West +1 253 £400 +6.66% 88
West Midlands +29 234 £400 +2.56% 43
Yorkshire +17 226 £438 +9.37% 67
North West +4 214 £425 - 96
East of England +7 139 £463 +2.77% 66
North East -5 112 £425 -3.40% 22
East Midlands +42 104 £400 -5.32% 45
Midlands +7 10 £425 -29.16%
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 6665 (92.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2320 (32.29%) Java
3 2153 (29.97%) TDD
4 1674 (23.30%) JavaScript
5 1553 (21.62%) Kanban
6 1500 (20.88%) HTML
7 1451 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
8 1351 (18.81%) BDD
9 1270 (17.68%) CSS
10 1222 (17.01%) Finance
11 1215 (16.91%) Git (software)
12 1066 (14.84%) JIRA
13 1059 (14.74%) SQL
14 1016 (14.14%) Jenkins
15 1002 (13.95%) C#
16 975 (13.57%) DevOps
17 972 (13.53%) .NET
18 970 (13.50%) Linux
19 914 (12.72%) Web Services
20 904 (12.58%) AngularJS
21 886 (12.33%) REST
22 840 (11.69%) Spring
23 832 (11.58%) HTML5
24 788 (10.97%) User Stories
25 755 (10.51%) User Experience
26 747 (10.40%) MVC
27 738 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
28 732 (10.19%) Software Engineering
29 712 (9.91%) RESTful
30 665 (9.26%) 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
1 536 (7.46%) Confluence
2 295 (4.11%) Apache
3 269 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 266 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
5 196 (2.73%) CMS
6 163 (2.27%) Apache Spark
7 134 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 133 (1.85%) JBoss
9 117 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 92 (1.28%) nginx
11 90 (1.25%) IIS
12 57 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 55 (0.77%) Apache Solr
14 53 (0.74%) WebLogic
15 48 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
15 48 (0.67%) OpenStack
16 45 (0.63%) Drupal
16 45 (0.63%) Jetty
17 44 (0.61%) Mule
17 44 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 215 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 112 (1.56%) HipChat
3 81 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 77 (1.07%) MS Office
5 58 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 47 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
7 39 (0.54%) MS Project
8 30 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.097%) InVision
12 7 (0.097%) PaintShop Pro
13 5 (0.070%) Mingle
14 4 (0.056%) Camtasia
14 4 (0.056%) UXPin
15 3 (0.042%) InDesign
16 2 (0.028%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.028%) Flinto
16 2 (0.028%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 91 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 90 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.46%) Magento
4 30 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 15 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.084%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.056%) Primavera
10 3 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.042%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.042%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.042%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.028%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.028%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.028%) Payment Gateway
11 2 (0.028%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.028%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 738 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 383 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (3.37%) GitHub
4 156 (2.17%) PaaS
5 144 (2.00%) SaaS
6 124 (1.73%) IaaS
7 89 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
8 72 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (0.81%) Amazon S3
10 43 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 39 (0.54%) OpenShift
12 31 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
13 29 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
14 27 (0.38%) Office 365
15 25 (0.35%) Heroku
16 24 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
17 23 (0.32%) TestFlight
18 21 (0.29%) CloudBees
19 20 (0.28%) Force.com
20 19 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 260 (3.62%) HTTP
2 151 (2.10%) DNS
3 131 (1.82%) Internet
4 119 (1.66%) SSH
5 117 (1.63%) OpenVPN
6 112 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
7 75 (1.04%) Firewall
8 71 (0.99%) LDAP
9 64 (0.89%) TCP/IP
10 62 (0.86%) VPN
11 60 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
12 33 (0.46%) SSL
13 30 (0.42%) Intranet
14 29 (0.40%) DMZ
15 21 (0.29%) IPsec
16 20 (0.28%) AMQP
16 20 (0.28%) DVB
17 16 (0.22%) Skype
17 16 (0.22%) SNMP
18 15 (0.21%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 574 (7.99%) NoSQL
3 508 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 448 (6.24%) Hadoop
5 413 (5.75%) MySQL
6 385 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
7 369 (5.14%) Big Data
8 344 (4.79%) Relational Database
9 190 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 163 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
11 140 (1.95%) Oracle Database
12 102 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 93 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 89 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 69 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 60 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 50 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 49 (0.68%) HBase
19 47 (0.65%) Apache Hive
19 47 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1215 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 1066 (14.84%) JIRA
3 1016 (14.14%) Jenkins
4 556 (7.74%) JUnit
5 534 (7.43%) Maven
6 532 (7.41%) Selenium
7 480 (6.68%) Cucumber
8 330 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 277 (3.86%) Subversion
10 223 (3.10%) Ant
11 204 (2.84%) SonarQube
12 192 (2.67%) Gradle
13 191 (2.66%) TeamCity
14 181 (2.52%) Mockito
14 181 (2.52%) Visual Studio
15 178 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
16 177 (2.46%) Bitbucket
17 170 (2.37%) WebDriver
18 161 (2.24%) JIRA Agile
19 150 (2.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1222 (17.01%) Finance
2 566 (7.88%) Banking
3 410 (5.71%) Retail
4 230 (3.20%) Marketing
5 165 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 149 (2.07%) Publishing
7 130 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 114 (1.59%) Games
9 111 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 95 (1.32%) Front Office
11 89 (1.24%) Electronics
12 68 (0.95%) Advertising
13 65 (0.90%) Legal
14 63 (0.88%) Back Office
15 46 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 41 (0.57%) Retail Banking
17 34 (0.47%) Law
18 25 (0.35%) Automotive
19 23 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 19 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 3063 (42.64%) Developer
2 1021 (14.21%) Java Developer
3 774 (10.77%) Analyst
4 604 (8.41%) Scrum Master
5 572 (7.96%) Business Analyst
6 504 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 431 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 429 (5.97%) Architect
9 415 (5.78%) Agile Developer
10 363 (5.05%) C# Developer
11 357 (4.97%) Project Manager
12 326 (4.54%) DevOps Engineer
13 319 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 267 (3.72%) Agile Business Analyst
15 266 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
16 260 (3.62%) Scala Developer
17 241 (3.35%) Agile Java Developer
17 241 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
18 219 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 219 (3.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1500 (20.88%) HTML
2 1270 (17.68%) CSS
3 972 (13.53%) .NET
4 914 (12.72%) Web Services
5 904 (12.58%) AngularJS
6 886 (12.33%) REST
7 840 (11.69%) Spring
8 832 (11.58%) HTML5
9 712 (9.91%) RESTful
10 621 (8.64%) JSON
11 616 (8.57%) XML
12 584 (8.13%) CSS3
13 548 (7.63%) jQuery
14 528 (7.35%) Node.js
15 477 (6.64%) ASP.NET
16 469 (6.53%) SOAP
17 315 (4.38%) J2EE
18 298 (4.15%) React
19 289 (4.02%) Hibernate
20 277 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 755 (10.51%) User Experience
2 354 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 275 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 260 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 126 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (1.31%) Virtual Team
7 91 (1.27%) Fintech
8 84 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 72 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 60 (0.84%) Psychology
11 59 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 56 (0.78%) iPad
12 56 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 54 (0.75%) Derivative
14 53 (0.74%) Equities
15 49 (0.68%) Mathematics
16 47 (0.65%) Fixed Income
17 44 (0.61%) Data Integration
18 43 (0.60%) Blog
18 43 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 970 (13.50%) Linux
2 363 (5.05%) Windows
3 266 (3.70%) Unix
4 264 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 209 (2.91%) Android
6 205 (2.85%) CentOS
7 157 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 84 (1.17%) Ubuntu
9 68 (0.95%) Windows Server
10 21 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 20 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.24%) Solaris
12 17 (0.24%) VyOS
12 17 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.18%) RancherOS
14 11 (0.15%) AIX
14 11 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.11%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.097%) Debian
17 5 (0.070%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6665 (92.78%) Agile Software Development
2 2153 (29.97%) TDD
3 1553 (21.62%) Kanban
4 1451 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
5 1351 (18.81%) BDD
6 975 (13.57%) DevOps
7 788 (10.97%) User Stories
8 747 (10.40%) MVC
9 732 (10.19%) Software Engineering
10 598 (8.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 576 (8.02%) E-Commerce
12 562 (7.82%) Project Management
13 556 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 544 (7.57%) Open Source
15 542 (7.54%) OO
16 537 (7.47%) SDLC
17 485 (6.75%) Coaching
18 467 (6.50%) Automated Testing
19 436 (6.07%) Configuration Management
19 436 (6.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2320 (32.29%) Java
2 1674 (23.30%) JavaScript
3 1059 (14.74%) SQL
4 1002 (13.95%) C#
5 636 (8.85%) Scala
6 556 (7.74%) Ruby
7 538 (7.49%) Python
8 255 (3.55%) PHP
9 230 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 227 (3.16%) C++
11 173 (2.41%) C
12 163 (2.27%) Perl
13 154 (2.14%) Groovy
14 151 (2.10%) Bash Shell
15 136 (1.89%) T-SQL
16 130 (1.81%) Objective-C
17 124 (1.73%) PowerShell
18 109 (1.52%) PL/SQL
19 104 (1.45%) Apple Swift
20 91 (1.27%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 665 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 532 (7.41%) Degree
3 472 (6.57%) SC Cleared
4 150 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 141 (1.96%) ISEB
6 124 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 67 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 60 (0.84%) PMP
9 53 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
10 50 (0.70%) CISSP
11 43 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 43 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 39 (0.54%) CLAS
13 27 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.17%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.17%) BC Cleared
16 11 (0.15%) PhD
17 9 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 521 (7.25%) QA
2 61 (0.85%) SDET
3 53 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 40 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 37 (0.52%) FATCA
5 37 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.35%) MiFID
7 23 (0.32%) WCAG
8 19 (0.26%) SLA
9 14 (0.19%) EMIR
10 13 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 13 (0.18%) WAI
11 9 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.13%) SEPA
12 8 (0.11%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.056%) Dublin Core
15 3 (0.042%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 445 (6.19%) Docker
2 158 (2.20%) vCloud
3 122 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (1.57%) Squid
5 108 (1.50%) Postfix
6 94 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
7 61 (0.85%) Active Directory
8 55 (0.77%) HDFS
9 20 (0.28%) Xen
10 11 (0.15%) Varnish
11 8 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.11%) vSphere
12 7 (0.097%) Firmware
13 6 (0.084%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.084%) NFS
14 5 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.056%) LXC
15 4 (0.056%) OpenSSH
15 4 (0.056%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 453 (6.31%) Puppet
2 303 (4.22%) Ansible
3 231 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
4 168 (2.34%) ZABBIX
5 161 (2.24%) Kibana
6 157 (2.19%) Kubernetes
6 157 (2.19%) logstash
7 136 (1.89%) Terraform
8 118 (1.64%) Rancher
9 49 (0.68%) HAProxy
10 37 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
11 26 (0.36%) Packer
12 23 (0.32%) Consul
12 23 (0.32%) Nagios
13 21 (0.29%) Salt
14 17 (0.24%) Grafana
15 14 (0.19%) Mesos
16 13 (0.18%) Graphite
16 13 (0.18%) Oozie
17 10 (0.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 665 (9.26%) Oracle
2 559 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 266 (3.70%) VMware
4 265 (3.69%) Atlassian
5 169 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 143 (1.99%) SAP
7 142 (1.98%) Google
8 119 (1.66%) Sonatype
9 101 (1.41%) hybris
10 82 (1.14%) IBM
11 76 (1.06%) Adobe
12 63 (0.88%) New Relic
12 63 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 51 (0.71%) HP
14 49 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
15 48 (0.67%) MuleSoft
16 45 (0.63%) AppDynamics
16 45 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
17 41 (0.57%) Solace
18 39 (0.54%) Splunk
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Robert Half
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: £250 per day 12 month contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 months rolling
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ISL
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago