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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1975 1639 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.73% 7.01% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 8.43% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1201 1187
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 £375 £330 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £48.00 - £87.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 - £47.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 - £127.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -4.98%
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
19471 19452 19895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.07% 83.14% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13941 13986 14064
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 250
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £52.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 September 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 +11 308 £475 +5.55% 102
Croydon +5 60 £438 -5.40% 1
Westminster -6 14 £513 +6.77% 4
Canary Wharf -5 13 £448 -12.68%
Uxbridge -4 7 £385 +16.22% 1
Bromley +3 5 £450 +20.00%
Feltham -2 4 £413 +17.85%
Osterley - 3 £375 -
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +11 1 £500 -9.09%
Ealing 0 1 £363 -4.60% 2
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £380 -33.03% 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £351 -14.51%
Barking -3 1 £300 -14.28%
Hammersmith -7 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 3491 (93.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1292 (34.49%) TDD
3 1264 (33.74%) Java
4 855 (22.82%) JavaScript
5 828 (22.10%) HTML
6 815 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
7 797 (21.28%) BDD
8 722 (19.27%) Finance
9 719 (19.19%) Kanban
10 683 (18.23%) CSS
11 669 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 544 (14.52%) JIRA
13 542 (14.47%) SQL
14 532 (14.20%) Linux
15 518 (13.83%) REST
16 510 (13.61%) DevOps
17 477 (12.73%) HTML5
18 475 (12.68%) Jenkins
19 471 (12.57%) Web Services
20 448 (11.96%) AngularJS
21 437 (11.67%) .NET
22 431 (11.51%) Spring
23 416 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
24 391 (10.44%) C#
25 388 (10.36%) User Experience
26 380 (10.14%) E-Commerce
27 374 (9.98%) MVC
28 369 (9.85%) Banking
28 369 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
29 366 (9.77%) RESTful

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
1 237 (6.33%) Confluence
2 205 (5.47%) Apache
3 149 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
4 147 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 107 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 106 (2.83%) CMS
7 72 (1.92%) JBoss
8 63 (1.68%) nginx
9 58 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 57 (1.52%) WebSphere
11 56 (1.49%) Mule
11 56 (1.49%) SharePoint
12 37 (0.99%) Mule ESB
13 34 (0.91%) IIS
14 31 (0.83%) Apache Solr
15 29 (0.77%) WebLogic
16 24 (0.64%) Jetty
17 23 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
18 19 (0.51%) Drupal
19 18 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 95 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 90 (2.40%) HipChat
3 48 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.09%) MS Office
5 35 (0.93%) MS Project
6 32 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.21%) PaintShop Pro
11 4 (0.11%) InVision
12 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.080%) UXPin
13 2 (0.053%) Mingle
13 2 (0.053%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.053%) SPSS
14 1 (0.027%) Flinto
14 1 (0.027%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 46 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.13%) Magento
3 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.080%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.080%) Radian6
5 3 (0.080%) Unica
6 2 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.053%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.027%) Endur
7 1 (0.027%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.027%) Maximo
7 1 (0.027%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.027%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.027%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 416 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (3.50%) GitHub
4 74 (1.98%) SaaS
5 53 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (1.15%) PaaS
7 38 (1.01%) IaaS
8 37 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 31 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.59%) OpenShift
11 21 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
13 15 (0.40%) TestFlight
14 14 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (0.37%) CloudBees
15 12 (0.32%) Route 53
16 10 (0.27%) Google App Engine
16 10 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.55%) HTTP
2 98 (2.62%) DNS
3 95 (2.54%) SSH
4 94 (2.51%) OpenVPN
5 90 (2.40%) OpenLDAP
6 87 (2.32%) Internet
7 35 (0.93%) Firewall
8 32 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 31 (0.83%) VPN
10 29 (0.77%) TCP/IP
11 26 (0.69%) LDAP
12 24 (0.64%) DMZ
13 18 (0.48%) AMQP
14 15 (0.40%) Intranet
14 15 (0.40%) SNMP
15 13 (0.35%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.35%) Network Security
15 13 (0.35%) SSL
16 12 (0.32%) DVB
17 10 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (9.66%) NoSQL
2 316 (8.44%) Hadoop
2 316 (8.44%) MongoDB
3 281 (7.50%) MySQL
4 256 (6.83%) SQL Server
5 255 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
6 242 (6.46%) Big Data
7 146 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 126 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 106 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 62 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 43 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 40 (1.07%) DB2
12 40 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (1.01%) Redis
14 36 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (0.85%) Neo4j
15 32 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 28 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 669 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 544 (14.52%) JIRA
3 475 (12.68%) Jenkins
4 316 (8.44%) Maven
5 246 (6.57%) JUnit
6 237 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 196 (5.23%) Selenium
8 156 (4.16%) SonarQube
9 152 (4.06%) Ant
10 143 (3.82%) Subversion
11 129 (3.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 117 (3.12%) JIRA Agile
12 117 (3.12%) TeamCity
13 111 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 110 (2.94%) Gradle
15 107 (2.86%) Bitbucket
16 86 (2.30%) Liquibase
17 82 (2.19%) WebDriver
18 78 (2.08%) Hudson
19 77 (2.06%) Grunt
General
1 722 (19.27%) Finance
2 369 (9.85%) Banking
3 210 (5.61%) Retail
4 158 (4.22%) Marketing
5 98 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 86 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 82 (2.19%) Publishing
8 80 (2.14%) Games
9 62 (1.66%) Front Office
10 55 (1.47%) Legal
11 54 (1.44%) Advertising
12 47 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 46 (1.23%) Electronics
14 35 (0.93%) Law
15 34 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.88%) Back Office
17 22 (0.59%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
19 7 (0.19%) Automotive
20 5 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1601 (42.74%) Developer
2 509 (13.59%) Java Developer
3 351 (9.37%) Senior Developer
4 345 (9.21%) Analyst
5 287 (7.66%) Scrum Master
6 253 (6.75%) Agile Developer
7 245 (6.54%) Business Analyst
8 223 (5.95%) Architect
9 216 (5.77%) Project Manager
10 197 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
11 196 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 181 (4.83%) .NET Developer
13 171 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 169 (4.51%) Scala Developer
15 139 (3.71%) C# Developer
16 128 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
17 114 (3.04%) Tester
18 113 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 110 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
20 100 (2.67%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 828 (22.10%) HTML
2 683 (18.23%) CSS
3 518 (13.83%) REST
4 477 (12.73%) HTML5
5 471 (12.57%) Web Services
6 448 (11.96%) AngularJS
7 437 (11.67%) .NET
8 431 (11.51%) Spring
9 366 (9.77%) RESTful
10 321 (8.57%) Node.js
11 315 (8.41%) CSS3
12 297 (7.93%) XML
13 286 (7.63%) jQuery
14 281 (7.50%) JSON
15 257 (6.86%) SOAP
16 202 (5.39%) React
17 198 (5.29%) J2EE
18 182 (4.86%) ASP.NET
19 158 (4.22%) Sass
20 146 (3.90%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 388 (10.36%) User Experience
2 186 (4.97%) Mobile App
3 184 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 182 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (1.84%) Fintech
7 54 (1.44%) Virtual Team
8 52 (1.39%) iPad
9 46 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 41 (1.09%) iPhone
11 37 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 34 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 33 (0.88%) Derivative
14 31 (0.83%) Blog
14 31 (0.83%) Equities
14 31 (0.83%) Video on Demand
15 29 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
15 29 (0.77%) Public Cloud
16 23 (0.61%) Algorithms
16 23 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 532 (14.20%) Linux
2 178 (4.75%) Apple iOS
3 172 (4.59%) Windows
4 151 (4.03%) Unix
5 147 (3.92%) CentOS
6 127 (3.39%) Android
7 54 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 36 (0.96%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 14 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.27%) webOS
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.21%) Solaris
15 4 (0.11%) AIX
15 4 (0.11%) Fedora
16 3 (0.080%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.053%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3491 (93.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1292 (34.49%) TDD
3 815 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
4 797 (21.28%) BDD
5 719 (19.19%) Kanban
6 510 (13.61%) DevOps
7 380 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 374 (9.98%) MVC
9 369 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 360 (9.61%) User Stories
11 333 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 312 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 281 (7.50%) OO
14 280 (7.47%) Pair Programming
15 275 (7.34%) Open Source
16 274 (7.31%) Coaching
17 267 (7.13%) Project Management
18 250 (6.67%) SDLC
19 228 (6.09%) Mentoring
20 219 (5.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1264 (33.74%) Java
2 855 (22.82%) JavaScript
3 542 (14.47%) SQL
4 391 (10.44%) C#
5 346 (9.24%) Scala
6 338 (9.02%) Ruby
7 241 (6.43%) Python
8 122 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 113 (3.02%) PHP
10 100 (2.67%) Objective-C
11 96 (2.56%) C
12 93 (2.48%) Perl
13 89 (2.38%) C++
14 81 (2.16%) Groovy
15 72 (1.92%) Bash Shell
16 61 (1.63%) Apple Swift
17 60 (1.60%) T-SQL
18 58 (1.55%) PowerShell
19 50 (1.33%) PL/SQL
20 49 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 327 (8.73%) Degree
2 300 (8.01%) Security Cleared
3 210 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 69 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 68 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 49 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
7 46 (1.23%) ISEB
8 38 (1.01%) PMP
9 27 (0.72%) CISSP
10 24 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.61%) CLAS
12 22 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 19 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 14 (0.37%) BC Cleared
16 11 (0.29%) MCPD
16 11 (0.29%) MCSD
17 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 8 (0.21%) MBA
19 7 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (8.41%) QA
2 51 (1.36%) SDET
3 25 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 17 (0.45%) FATCA
6 16 (0.43%) MiFID
7 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.13%) SLA
8 5 (0.13%) WCAG
9 4 (0.11%) Dublin Core
10 3 (0.080%) COBIT
10 3 (0.080%) SEPA
11 2 (0.053%) WAI
12 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.027%) EMIR
12 1 (0.027%) HL7
12 1 (0.027%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.027%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 246 (6.57%) Docker
2 126 (3.36%) vCloud
3 86 (2.30%) Postfix
3 86 (2.30%) Squid
4 50 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (1.28%) Active Directory
6 37 (0.99%) HDFS
6 37 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.27%) Xen
8 8 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.19%) Varnish
10 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.11%) etcd
11 4 (0.11%) flannel
11 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.080%) Ceph
12 3 (0.080%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.080%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.053%) GridGain
13 2 (0.053%) KVM
Systems Management
1 263 (7.02%) Puppet
2 180 (4.81%) Ansible
3 127 (3.39%) Kibana
4 124 (3.31%) Kubernetes
5 120 (3.20%) ZABBIX
6 118 (3.15%) logstash
7 117 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
8 97 (2.59%) Terraform
9 93 (2.48%) Rancher
10 27 (0.72%) HAProxy
11 18 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (0.45%) Salt
13 16 (0.43%) Rundeck
14 15 (0.40%) Nagios
15 10 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
16 9 (0.24%) Graphite
16 9 (0.24%) Packer
17 8 (0.21%) Consul
17 8 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
18 7 (0.19%) Grafana
Vendors
1 323 (8.62%) Oracle
2 210 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 175 (4.67%) VMware
4 171 (4.56%) Atlassian
5 100 (2.67%) Sonatype
6 86 (2.30%) Google
7 81 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 67 (1.79%) SAP
9 62 (1.66%) Adobe
10 48 (1.28%) New Relic
11 39 (1.04%) Netezza
12 37 (0.99%) Apple
13 35 (0.93%) hybris
13 35 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (0.91%) IBM
15 29 (0.77%) MuleSoft
16 23 (0.61%) Tableau
17 22 (0.59%) Pega
18 21 (0.56%) Hortonworks
19 20 (0.53%) WSO2
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Freshtechit
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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