The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1769 1687 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.99% 7.14% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 8.75% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1330 1242 1091
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.37 £137.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.73% -82.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Scrum
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in London

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in London

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in London

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in London

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
City of London +6 276 £450 - 87
Croydon +9 55 £400 -9.85% 4
Westminster - 14 £438 -
Bromley - 9 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf -2 7 £425 -19.14%
Osterley - 5 £515 -
Feltham - 3 £404 -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Twickenham 0 2 £375 -16.66%
Ealing -4 2 - -
Barking - 2 £300 -
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £380 - 1
Hounslow +1 1 - -
Wimbledon -3 1 £351 -14.51% 1
Hammersmith -5 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Surbiton - 1 - - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3417 (93.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1386 (37.82%) Java
3 1346 (36.73%) TDD
4 868 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 796 (21.72%) HTML
6 778 (21.23%) BDD
7 752 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
8 725 (19.78%) Finance
9 696 (18.99%) Kanban
10 656 (17.90%) CSS
11 606 (16.53%) Git (software)
12 541 (14.76%) SQL
13 475 (12.96%) REST
14 474 (12.93%) .NET
15 473 (12.91%) Web Services
16 466 (12.71%) JIRA
17 453 (12.36%) Spring
18 432 (11.79%) Linux
19 427 (11.65%) E-Commerce
20 422 (11.51%) AngularJS
21 411 (11.21%) C#
22 410 (11.19%) HTML5
23 403 (11.00%) Jenkins
24 391 (10.67%) Pair Programming
25 388 (10.59%) DevOps
26 373 (10.18%) MVC
27 372 (10.15%) RESTful
28 371 (10.12%) NoSQL
29 364 (9.93%) Banking
30 350 (9.55%) Scala

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 173 (4.72%) Confluence
2 163 (4.45%) Apache
3 160 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 133 (3.63%) CMS
5 98 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 96 (2.62%) Apache Spark
7 66 (1.80%) JBoss
8 62 (1.69%) Mule
9 61 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 60 (1.64%) SharePoint
11 58 (1.58%) nginx
12 57 (1.56%) WebSphere
13 30 (0.82%) Mule ESB
14 27 (0.74%) Jetty
15 25 (0.68%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.65%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (0.57%) Drupal
19 19 (0.52%) Apache Solr
20 18 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 101 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 50 (1.36%) MS Office
4 48 (1.31%) MS Project
5 41 (1.12%) HipChat
6 26 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
9 14 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.11%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.055%) InVision
12 2 (0.055%) Mingle
12 2 (0.055%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.055%) SPSS
12 2 (0.055%) UXPin
13 1 (0.027%) GIMP
13 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 59 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 42 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 9 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.22%) Unica
7 6 (0.16%) Magento
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.11%) BigMachines
9 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.082%) Endur
10 3 (0.082%) Radian6
11 2 (0.055%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.027%) Loan IQ
12 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.027%) RMDS
12 1 (0.027%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 304 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (3.41%) GitHub
4 74 (2.02%) SaaS
5 58 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 30 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.82%) PaaS
7 26 (0.71%) Google App Engine
8 21 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 20 (0.55%) IaaS
10 19 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 15 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.33%) Lucidchart
14 12 (0.33%) TestFlight
15 10 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 118 (3.22%) HTTP
2 85 (2.32%) Internet
3 49 (1.34%) DNS
4 45 (1.23%) SSH
5 41 (1.12%) OpenVPN
6 40 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
7 32 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 20 (0.55%) Firewall
9 18 (0.49%) SNMP
10 17 (0.46%) AMQP
11 15 (0.41%) LDAP
12 14 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
12 14 (0.38%) VPN
13 13 (0.35%) DMZ
14 12 (0.33%) Kerberos
14 12 (0.33%) SSL
15 11 (0.30%) Intranet
15 11 (0.30%) Network Security
16 6 (0.16%) DVB
16 6 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (10.12%) NoSQL
2 302 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 260 (7.09%) MySQL
4 249 (6.79%) SQL Server
5 201 (5.48%) Hadoop
6 183 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
7 160 (4.37%) Big Data
8 158 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 153 (4.17%) Relational Database
10 89 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
11 55 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 43 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (1.09%) DB2
13 40 (1.09%) Oracle Database
13 40 (1.09%) Redis
14 39 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (0.93%) Neo4j
17 30 (0.82%) Apache Hive
18 28 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 606 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 466 (12.71%) JIRA
3 403 (11.00%) Jenkins
4 284 (7.75%) Maven
5 244 (6.66%) Cucumber
6 220 (6.00%) JUnit
7 194 (5.29%) Selenium
8 165 (4.50%) Subversion
9 115 (3.14%) Gradle
10 105 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 96 (2.62%) Ant
12 93 (2.54%) Mockito
13 87 (2.37%) Grunt
13 87 (2.37%) TeamCity
14 84 (2.29%) SonarQube
15 79 (2.16%) gulp
16 73 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
17 72 (1.96%) WebDriver
18 65 (1.77%) Bitbucket
19 64 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 725 (19.78%) Finance
2 364 (9.93%) Banking
3 195 (5.32%) Marketing
4 168 (4.58%) Retail
5 105 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 96 (2.62%) Publishing
7 88 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 85 (2.32%) Games
9 66 (1.80%) Legal
10 61 (1.66%) Front Office
10 61 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 59 (1.61%) Electronics
12 46 (1.26%) Back Office
13 44 (1.20%) Advertising
14 40 (1.09%) Law
15 33 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.38%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.16%) French Language
17 6 (0.16%) International Banking
18 5 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1661 (45.32%) Developer
2 581 (15.85%) Java Developer
3 371 (10.12%) Senior Developer
4 361 (9.85%) Analyst
5 326 (8.89%) Agile Developer
6 292 (7.97%) Scrum Master
7 242 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 240 (6.55%) Business Analyst
9 200 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
9 200 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
10 199 (5.43%) Agile Java Developer
11 194 (5.29%) .NET Developer
11 194 (5.29%) Architect
12 166 (4.53%) Scala Developer
13 138 (3.77%) C# Developer
14 132 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
15 122 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 114 (3.11%) Agile Project Manager
17 109 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
18 108 (2.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (21.72%) HTML
2 656 (17.90%) CSS
3 475 (12.96%) REST
4 474 (12.93%) .NET
5 473 (12.91%) Web Services
6 453 (12.36%) Spring
7 422 (11.51%) AngularJS
8 410 (11.19%) HTML5
9 372 (10.15%) RESTful
10 282 (7.69%) Node.js
11 276 (7.53%) jQuery
12 269 (7.34%) XML
13 261 (7.12%) CSS3
14 244 (6.66%) J2EE
15 238 (6.49%) JSON
16 225 (6.14%) SOAP
17 197 (5.38%) Hibernate
18 196 (5.35%) ASP.NET
19 152 (4.15%) React
20 140 (3.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 346 (9.44%) User Experience
2 195 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 163 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 115 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 75 (2.05%) iPad
7 59 (1.61%) Fintech
8 52 (1.42%) Fixed Income
9 46 (1.26%) iPhone
10 41 (1.12%) Derivative
11 39 (1.06%) Virtual Team
12 34 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 32 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 32 (0.87%) Video on Demand
14 31 (0.85%) Equities
15 30 (0.82%) Social Media
15 30 (0.82%) Wiki
16 26 (0.71%) Blog
17 24 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
17 24 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 432 (11.79%) Linux
2 163 (4.45%) Apple iOS
3 157 (4.28%) Windows
4 148 (4.04%) Unix
5 108 (2.95%) Android
6 87 (2.37%) CentOS
7 44 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (0.98%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.41%) Solaris
12 10 (0.27%) webOS
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.22%) AIX
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.11%) Fedora
16 3 (0.082%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3417 (93.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1346 (36.73%) TDD
3 778 (21.23%) BDD
4 752 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
5 696 (18.99%) Kanban
6 427 (11.65%) E-Commerce
7 391 (10.67%) Pair Programming
8 388 (10.59%) DevOps
9 373 (10.18%) MVC
10 329 (8.98%) Software Engineering
11 326 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 314 (8.57%) OO
13 309 (8.43%) User Stories
14 305 (8.32%) SDLC
15 295 (8.05%) Project Management
16 262 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 245 (6.68%) Open Source
17 245 (6.68%) Web Development
18 223 (6.08%) Coaching
19 221 (6.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1386 (37.82%) Java
2 868 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 541 (14.76%) SQL
4 411 (11.21%) C#
5 350 (9.55%) Scala
6 268 (7.31%) Ruby
7 248 (6.77%) Python
8 113 (3.08%) PHP
9 98 (2.67%) C++
10 92 (2.51%) Groovy
11 90 (2.46%) Objective-C
12 84 (2.29%) C
12 84 (2.29%) Perl
13 69 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 63 (1.72%) T-SQL
15 60 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 59 (1.61%) PL/SQL
17 44 (1.20%) ES6
18 43 (1.17%) Apple Swift
19 42 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 287 (7.83%) Degree
2 225 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 145 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.28%) ISEB
5 44 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 40 (1.09%) PMP
7 30 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 23 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
9 22 (0.60%) CISSP
9 22 (0.60%) CLAS
10 20 (0.55%) ISTQB
11 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (0.33%) MCPD
14 12 (0.33%) MCSD
15 11 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.22%) MBA
17 7 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 5 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (7.69%) QA
2 27 (0.74%) SDET
3 25 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.46%) MiFID
6 13 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.22%) FATCA
8 5 (0.14%) SLA
9 4 (0.11%) COBIT
9 4 (0.11%) WCAG
10 3 (0.082%) SEPA
10 3 (0.082%) WAI
11 2 (0.055%) EMIR
11 2 (0.055%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.055%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.027%) HL7
12 1 (0.027%) P3O
12 1 (0.027%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 189 (5.16%) Docker
2 51 (1.39%) vCloud
3 37 (1.01%) Postfix
3 37 (1.01%) Squid
4 33 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 25 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.44%) HDFS
8 15 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.19%) Varnish
9 7 (0.19%) vSphere
10 6 (0.16%) Xen
11 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.11%) etcd
12 4 (0.11%) flannel
12 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.082%) Ceph
13 3 (0.082%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.082%) KVM
14 2 (0.055%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 178 (4.86%) Puppet
2 109 (2.97%) Ansible
3 101 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (1.88%) Kibana
5 66 (1.80%) Kubernetes
6 60 (1.64%) ZABBIX
7 59 (1.61%) logstash
8 44 (1.20%) Terraform
9 41 (1.12%) Rancher
10 16 (0.44%) Nagios
11 15 (0.41%) HAProxy
11 15 (0.41%) Salt
12 14 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (0.38%) Rundeck
13 11 (0.30%) Graphite
14 10 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
16 7 (0.19%) Capistrano
16 7 (0.19%) CloudHub
17 5 (0.14%) Grafana
Vendors
1 286 (7.80%) Oracle
2 201 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 128 (3.49%) Google
4 119 (3.25%) Atlassian
5 98 (2.67%) VMware
6 73 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 71 (1.94%) SAP
8 68 (1.86%) Adobe
9 51 (1.39%) IBM
10 48 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (1.31%) Sonatype
11 41 (1.12%) hybris
12 38 (1.04%) Apple
13 37 (1.01%) Sitecore
14 35 (0.95%) Pega
15 31 (0.85%) MuleSoft
16 26 (0.71%) HP
17 24 (0.65%) New Relic
18 23 (0.63%) Netezza
18 23 (0.63%) Tableau
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day Paid weekly through Nakama
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Zebra People
Rate: From £500 to £575 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday