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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1865 1433 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.45% 6.43% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 7.94% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1032 1010
Median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 +13 279 £450 +4.95% 105
Croydon +4 32 £444 +4.41% 4
Westminster - 13 £440 -
Bromley - 12 £450 -
Canary Wharf +8 9 £525 +2.94%
Osterley 0 9 £515 +5.10%
Ealing -4 6 £330 -17.50%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £390 -35.00% 3
Hayes - 3 £444 -
Chiswick -2 2 £350 - 1
Surbiton - 2 - - 2
Twickenham +2 1 £325 -36.58% 2
Hammersmith -3 1 - - 3
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Wembley - 1 £425 -
Clapham - 1 £450 -
Ilford - 1 £475 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3125 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1331 (39.81%) Java
3 1309 (39.16%) TDD
4 814 (24.35%) JavaScript
5 739 (22.11%) HTML
6 717 (21.45%) BDD
7 686 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
8 663 (19.83%) Finance
9 635 (18.99%) Kanban
10 625 (18.70%) CSS
11 597 (17.86%) Git (software)
12 490 (14.66%) Spring
13 486 (14.54%) SQL
14 452 (13.52%) .NET
15 445 (13.31%) Web Services
16 444 (13.28%) REST
17 433 (12.95%) Pair Programming
18 402 (12.03%) E-Commerce
19 394 (11.79%) JIRA
19 394 (11.79%) Jenkins
20 379 (11.34%) C#
21 374 (11.19%) AngularJS
22 360 (10.77%) Linux
23 358 (10.71%) HTML5
24 350 (10.47%) NoSQL
25 346 (10.35%) RESTful
26 344 (10.29%) Banking
27 336 (10.05%) OO
28 334 (9.99%) MVC
29 333 (9.96%) DevOps

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
1 262 (7.84%) Node.js
2 185 (5.53%) Tomcat
3 138 (4.13%) Apache
4 134 (4.01%) Confluence
5 127 (3.80%) CMS
6 79 (2.36%) Apache Spark
7 56 (1.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 55 (1.65%) nginx
9 50 (1.50%) Jetty
10 46 (1.38%) JBoss
10 46 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 45 (1.35%) SharePoint
12 42 (1.26%) Mule
13 40 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (0.66%) Drupal
15 21 (0.63%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 17 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
18 16 (0.48%) Apache Solr
18 16 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 88 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.47%) MS Office
3 43 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.26%) MS Project
5 21 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.15%) HipChat
11 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.060%) SPSS
13 1 (0.030%) GIMP
13 1 (0.030%) InDesign
13 1 (0.030%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.030%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 51 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.36%) Eloqua
5 10 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.24%) Unica
7 5 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.12%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.090%) Endur
9 3 (0.090%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.090%) Radian6
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.060%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.030%) HFM
11 1 (0.030%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.030%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.030%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 225 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (3.56%) GitHub
3 100 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (1.14%) SaaS
6 28 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 25 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (0.57%) Google App Engine
9 19 (0.57%) PaaS
10 17 (0.51%) Force.com
11 13 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.36%) IaaS
13 11 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.30%) Lucidchart
15 9 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.27%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
17 7 (0.21%) Google Play
17 7 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.47%) HTTP
2 92 (2.75%) Internet
3 56 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.51%) Firewall
5 15 (0.45%) SNMP
6 14 (0.42%) DNS
6 14 (0.42%) Network Security
7 13 (0.39%) VPN
8 12 (0.36%) SSL
9 9 (0.27%) AMQP
9 9 (0.27%) DVB
9 9 (0.27%) Intranet
10 8 (0.24%) DMZ
10 8 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.18%) LAN
11 6 (0.18%) LDAP
11 6 (0.18%) SSH
11 6 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.15%) DHCP
12 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (10.47%) NoSQL
2 272 (8.14%) MongoDB
3 222 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 220 (6.58%) MySQL
5 203 (6.07%) Apache Cassandra
6 136 (4.07%) Big Data
7 134 (4.01%) Hadoop
8 132 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 125 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
10 86 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 49 (1.47%) RDBMS
12 48 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 41 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 35 (1.05%) Redis
16 34 (1.02%) Apache Hive
17 33 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 597 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 394 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 394 (11.79%) JIRA
3 309 (9.24%) Maven
4 235 (7.03%) Cucumber
5 197 (5.89%) Subversion
6 194 (5.80%) Selenium
7 179 (5.35%) JUnit
8 126 (3.77%) Mockito
9 118 (3.53%) Gradle
10 93 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 83 (2.48%) TeamCity
12 74 (2.21%) Grunt
13 71 (2.12%) WebDriver
14 70 (2.09%) gulp
15 58 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 56 (1.68%) Eclipse
16 56 (1.68%) Jasmine
17 53 (1.59%) SoapUI
17 53 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 663 (19.83%) Finance
2 344 (10.29%) Banking
3 174 (5.20%) Marketing
4 145 (4.34%) Retail
5 105 (3.14%) Publishing
6 104 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 101 (3.02%) Games
8 74 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 55 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 54 (1.62%) Electronics
11 51 (1.53%) Front Office
12 49 (1.47%) Legal
13 34 (1.02%) Advertising
14 32 (0.96%) Back Office
15 30 (0.90%) Law
16 20 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.18%) French Language
18 6 (0.18%) International Banking
19 5 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1624 (48.58%) Developer
2 605 (18.10%) Java Developer
3 345 (10.32%) Agile Developer
4 332 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 329 (9.84%) Analyst
6 263 (7.87%) Scrum Master
7 241 (7.21%) Project Manager
8 233 (6.97%) Agile Java Developer
9 215 (6.43%) Business Analyst
10 192 (5.74%) .NET Developer
11 183 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 183 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 165 (4.94%) Architect
13 145 (4.34%) Scala Developer
14 139 (4.16%) C# Developer
15 118 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 110 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
17 104 (3.11%) Agile Project Manager
18 94 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
19 92 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (22.11%) HTML
2 625 (18.70%) CSS
3 490 (14.66%) Spring
4 452 (13.52%) .NET
5 445 (13.31%) Web Services
6 444 (13.28%) REST
7 374 (11.19%) AngularJS
8 358 (10.71%) HTML5
9 346 (10.35%) RESTful
10 274 (8.20%) jQuery
11 264 (7.90%) XML
12 236 (7.06%) J2EE
13 228 (6.82%) CSS3
14 217 (6.49%) Hibernate
15 209 (6.25%) JSON
16 198 (5.92%) ASP.NET
17 192 (5.74%) SOAP
18 143 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
19 138 (4.13%) React
20 136 (4.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 278 (8.32%) User Experience
2 155 (4.64%) Mobile App
3 150 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 100 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 83 (2.48%) iPad
7 42 (1.26%) iPhone
8 41 (1.23%) Derivative
8 41 (1.23%) Fintech
9 37 (1.11%) Video on Demand
10 36 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 35 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 30 (0.90%) Wiki
14 29 (0.87%) Social Media
15 27 (0.81%) Market Risk
16 26 (0.78%) Data Structures
17 23 (0.69%) Credit Risk
17 23 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
17 23 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 360 (10.77%) Linux
2 177 (5.29%) Unix
3 131 (3.92%) Windows
4 124 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 88 (2.63%) Android
6 62 (1.85%) CentOS
7 61 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (1.41%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 14 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.36%) AIX
12 12 (0.36%) Solaris
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.12%) Fedora
14 4 (0.12%) webOS
14 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3125 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1309 (39.16%) TDD
3 717 (21.45%) BDD
4 686 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
5 635 (18.99%) Kanban
6 433 (12.95%) Pair Programming
7 402 (12.03%) E-Commerce
8 336 (10.05%) OO
9 334 (9.99%) MVC
10 333 (9.96%) DevOps
11 314 (9.39%) SDLC
12 278 (8.32%) Continuous Delivery
13 272 (8.14%) Software Engineering
14 271 (8.11%) Project Management
15 256 (7.66%) User Stories
16 235 (7.03%) Web Development
17 231 (6.91%) Open Source
18 221 (6.61%) SOA
19 203 (6.07%) Unit Testing
20 191 (5.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1331 (39.81%) Java
2 814 (24.35%) JavaScript
3 486 (14.54%) SQL
4 379 (11.34%) C#
5 282 (8.44%) Scala
6 228 (6.82%) Python
7 221 (6.61%) Ruby
8 102 (3.05%) PHP
9 81 (2.42%) Groovy
10 79 (2.36%) Bash Shell
10 79 (2.36%) C++
11 70 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 67 (2.00%) C
13 65 (1.94%) Objective-C
14 62 (1.85%) Perl
15 52 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 51 (1.53%) PowerShell
17 43 (1.29%) ES6
18 38 (1.14%) Apex Code
19 35 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 214 (6.40%) Degree
2 186 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 47 (1.41%) PMI Certification
5 40 (1.20%) ISEB
6 36 (1.08%) PMP
7 26 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 23 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (0.36%) MCPD
11 12 (0.36%) MCSD
11 12 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.27%) CBAP
12 9 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (0.24%) CISSP
14 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.21%) CLAS
15 5 (0.15%) APMP
15 5 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (7.81%) QA
2 19 (0.57%) SDET
3 15 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.24%) SLA
7 5 (0.15%) EMIR
7 5 (0.15%) MiFID
7 5 (0.15%) WCAG
8 3 (0.090%) COBIT
8 3 (0.090%) FATCA
9 2 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.060%) HL7
9 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.060%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.060%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.060%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.030%) P3O
10 1 (0.030%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (4.61%) Docker
2 57 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.45%) HDFS
5 13 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.30%) vCloud
7 8 (0.24%) Varnish
8 7 (0.21%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.12%) Xen
11 3 (0.090%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.060%) Ceph
12 2 (0.060%) Cygwin
12 2 (0.060%) etcd
12 2 (0.060%) GridGain
12 2 (0.060%) KVM
12 2 (0.060%) LXC
12 2 (0.060%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 159 (4.76%) Puppet
2 90 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (2.03%) Ansible
4 43 (1.29%) ZABBIX
5 26 (0.78%) Kibana
6 22 (0.66%) Graphite
7 20 (0.60%) Nagios
8 17 (0.51%) Kubernetes
8 17 (0.51%) logstash
9 15 (0.45%) Salt
10 14 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.33%) Rundeck
12 10 (0.30%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.24%) Mesos
13 8 (0.24%) Oozie
14 7 (0.21%) CloudHub
15 6 (0.18%) Capistrano
16 5 (0.15%) Grafana
16 5 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 223 (6.67%) Oracle
2 178 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 102 (3.05%) Google
4 92 (2.75%) VMware
5 82 (2.45%) Atlassian
6 67 (2.00%) Adobe
7 66 (1.97%) SAP
8 63 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 44 (1.32%) hybris
11 43 (1.29%) IBM
12 38 (1.14%) Sitecore
13 37 (1.11%) Apple
14 35 (1.05%) HP
15 34 (1.02%) Pega
16 29 (0.87%) SOASTA, Inc
17 20 (0.60%) Tableau
18 18 (0.54%) MuleSoft
18 18 (0.54%) New Relic
19 16 (0.48%) TIBCO
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Mortimer Spinks
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