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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1881 1713 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.14% 7.21% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 8.78% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1265 1174
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 £325 £340
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 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 £24.37 £137.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.47% -82.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -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
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 August 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 August 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 +11 304 £450 - 95
Croydon +4 54 £388 -13.88% 3
Westminster - 18 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf -1 13 £445 -15.23%
Bromley - 5 £450 -
Osterley - 5 £515 -
Feltham -1 4 £413 +17.85%
Uxbridge 0 3 £338 -13.73% 2
Clapham - 3 £450 -
Barking -2 2 £300 -14.28%
Hayes - 2 £375 -
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 1
Docklands, London +5 1 £500 -
Hounslow +2 1 - -
Ealing -2 1 - -
Wimbledon -3 1 £351 -14.51%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £380 -43.70% 3
Twickenham -5 1 £425 -5.55% 2
Hammersmith -7 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 3474 (93.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1358 (36.37%) Java
3 1328 (35.57%) TDD
4 865 (23.17%) JavaScript
5 817 (21.88%) HTML
6 813 (21.77%) BDD
7 805 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
8 724 (19.39%) Finance
9 717 (19.20%) Kanban
10 665 (17.81%) CSS
11 644 (17.25%) Git (software)
12 539 (14.43%) SQL
13 503 (13.47%) JIRA
14 501 (13.42%) Linux
15 480 (12.85%) Web Services
15 480 (12.85%) REST
16 470 (12.59%) DevOps
17 462 (12.37%) .NET
18 455 (12.19%) HTML5
19 454 (12.16%) Jenkins
20 450 (12.05%) Spring
21 429 (11.49%) AngularJS
22 421 (11.27%) E-Commerce
23 408 (10.93%) C#
24 381 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
25 380 (10.18%) MVC
26 376 (10.07%) User Experience
27 362 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
28 360 (9.64%) Scala
29 358 (9.59%) Banking

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
1 201 (5.38%) Confluence
2 189 (5.06%) Apache
3 163 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 132 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
5 120 (3.21%) CMS
6 98 (2.62%) Apache Spark
7 68 (1.82%) nginx
8 66 (1.77%) JBoss
9 63 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 61 (1.63%) Mule
11 60 (1.61%) SharePoint
11 60 (1.61%) WebSphere
12 35 (0.94%) Mule ESB
13 28 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 27 (0.72%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.67%) Jetty
16 24 (0.64%) OpenStack
17 22 (0.59%) IIS
18 20 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
19 18 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 92 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.79%) HipChat
3 50 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.15%) MS Office
5 42 (1.12%) MS Project
6 28 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 24 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.080%) InVision
12 3 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.080%) UXPin
13 2 (0.054%) Mingle
13 2 (0.054%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.054%) SPSS
14 1 (0.027%) Flinto
14 1 (0.027%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 56 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 46 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.16%) Magento
8 5 (0.13%) Unica
8 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.080%) Endur
10 3 (0.080%) Radian6
11 2 (0.054%) BigMachines
11 2 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.054%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.054%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.027%) Loan IQ
12 1 (0.027%) Maximo
12 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.027%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 381 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (3.43%) GitHub
4 69 (1.85%) SaaS
5 50 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 43 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (1.07%) PaaS
8 31 (0.83%) IaaS
9 27 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.64%) OpenShift
11 20 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (0.46%) Google App Engine
13 13 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 13 (0.35%) TestFlight
14 12 (0.32%) Office 365
15 11 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.24%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.13%) HTTP
2 87 (2.33%) Internet
3 79 (2.12%) DNS
4 72 (1.93%) SSH
5 70 (1.87%) OpenVPN
6 67 (1.79%) OpenLDAP
7 32 (0.86%) Firewall
7 32 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 26 (0.70%) VPN
9 25 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (0.54%) DMZ
11 17 (0.46%) AMQP
11 17 (0.46%) SNMP
12 16 (0.43%) LDAP
13 15 (0.40%) Intranet
14 14 (0.37%) Kerberos
15 13 (0.35%) SSL
16 12 (0.32%) Network Security
17 9 (0.24%) DVB
18 8 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (9.45%) NoSQL
2 316 (8.46%) MongoDB
3 280 (7.50%) MySQL
4 264 (7.07%) Hadoop
5 254 (6.80%) SQL Server
6 221 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
7 200 (5.36%) Big Data
8 145 (3.88%) Relational Database
9 140 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 96 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (1.58%) RDBMS
12 44 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 43 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 41 (1.10%) DB2
15 37 (0.99%) Redis
15 37 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 35 (0.94%) Apache Hive
17 34 (0.91%) Neo4j
18 32 (0.86%) HBase
19 31 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 644 (17.25%) Git (software)
2 503 (13.47%) JIRA
3 454 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 305 (8.17%) Maven
5 252 (6.75%) Cucumber
6 235 (6.29%) JUnit
7 197 (5.28%) Selenium
8 145 (3.88%) Subversion
9 126 (3.37%) SonarQube
10 125 (3.35%) Ant
11 121 (3.24%) Gradle
12 116 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 108 (2.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 101 (2.70%) TeamCity
15 90 (2.41%) Bitbucket
16 89 (2.38%) JIRA Agile
17 81 (2.17%) Grunt
18 76 (2.04%) Mockito
18 76 (2.04%) WebDriver
19 72 (1.93%) gulp
General
1 724 (19.39%) Finance
2 358 (9.59%) Banking
3 195 (5.22%) Retail
4 179 (4.79%) Marketing
5 100 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 93 (2.49%) Publishing
7 88 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 85 (2.28%) Games
9 64 (1.71%) Legal
10 58 (1.55%) Front Office
11 57 (1.53%) Manufacturing
12 56 (1.50%) Electronics
13 51 (1.37%) Advertising
14 40 (1.07%) Back Office
15 37 (0.99%) Law
16 36 (0.96%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.48%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
19 4 (0.11%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1656 (44.35%) Developer
2 546 (14.62%) Java Developer
3 382 (10.23%) Senior Developer
4 346 (9.27%) Analyst
5 297 (7.95%) Agile Developer
6 292 (7.82%) Scrum Master
7 241 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 238 (6.37%) Business Analyst
9 203 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 200 (5.36%) Architect
11 193 (5.17%) .NET Developer
12 192 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
13 172 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
14 164 (4.39%) Agile Java Developer
14 164 (4.39%) Scala Developer
15 143 (3.83%) C# Developer
16 115 (3.08%) Tester
17 113 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 106 (2.84%) Agile Project Manager
19 105 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 817 (21.88%) HTML
2 665 (17.81%) CSS
3 480 (12.85%) REST
3 480 (12.85%) Web Services
4 462 (12.37%) .NET
5 455 (12.19%) HTML5
6 450 (12.05%) Spring
7 429 (11.49%) AngularJS
8 356 (9.53%) RESTful
9 309 (8.28%) Node.js
10 287 (7.69%) CSS3
11 285 (7.63%) XML
12 273 (7.31%) jQuery
13 265 (7.10%) JSON
14 238 (6.37%) SOAP
15 235 (6.29%) J2EE
16 185 (4.95%) ASP.NET
17 173 (4.63%) React
18 169 (4.53%) Hibernate
19 144 (3.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 376 (10.07%) User Experience
2 191 (5.12%) Mobile App
3 176 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 105 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 72 (1.93%) iPad
7 63 (1.69%) Fintech
8 53 (1.42%) Fixed Income
9 49 (1.31%) iPhone
10 48 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 35 (0.94%) Derivative
12 34 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 32 (0.86%) Blog
13 32 (0.86%) Equities
13 32 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (0.83%) Video on Demand
15 27 (0.72%) Public Cloud
16 25 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
16 25 (0.67%) Wiki
17 24 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 501 (13.42%) Linux
2 174 (4.66%) Apple iOS
3 171 (4.58%) Windows
4 159 (4.26%) Unix
5 117 (3.13%) CentOS
6 115 (3.08%) Android
7 50 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 31 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.32%) Solaris
13 10 (0.27%) webOS
13 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone 7
13 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.13%) AIX
14 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.11%) Fedora
16 3 (0.080%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3474 (93.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1328 (35.57%) TDD
3 813 (21.77%) BDD
4 805 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
5 717 (19.20%) Kanban
6 470 (12.59%) DevOps
7 421 (11.27%) E-Commerce
8 380 (10.18%) MVC
9 362 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 352 (9.43%) Pair Programming
10 352 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 331 (8.86%) User Stories
12 298 (7.98%) OO
13 288 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 285 (7.63%) Project Management
15 278 (7.45%) SDLC
16 263 (7.04%) Open Source
17 255 (6.83%) Coaching
18 226 (6.05%) Web Development
19 222 (5.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1358 (36.37%) Java
2 865 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 539 (14.43%) SQL
4 408 (10.93%) C#
5 360 (9.64%) Scala
6 327 (8.76%) Ruby
7 262 (7.02%) Python
8 107 (2.87%) PHP
9 106 (2.84%) C++
10 104 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 98 (2.62%) Objective-C
12 92 (2.46%) Perl
13 91 (2.44%) C
14 85 (2.28%) Groovy
15 73 (1.96%) Bash Shell
16 63 (1.69%) T-SQL
17 56 (1.50%) Apple Swift
17 56 (1.50%) PL/SQL
18 55 (1.47%) PowerShell
19 49 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 308 (8.25%) Degree
2 260 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 169 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 58 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 46 (1.23%) ISEB
6 43 (1.15%) PMP
7 42 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
8 34 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
9 30 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 26 (0.70%) CISSP
11 25 (0.67%) ISTQB
12 22 (0.59%) CLAS
13 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (0.29%) MCPD
15 11 (0.29%) MCSD
16 8 (0.21%) MBA
16 8 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 5 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (7.87%) QA
2 43 (1.15%) SDET
3 24 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.40%) MiFID
6 14 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.29%) FATCA
8 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.16%) WCAG
10 5 (0.13%) SLA
11 3 (0.080%) COBIT
11 3 (0.080%) SEPA
12 2 (0.054%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.054%) WAI
13 1 (0.027%) HL7
13 1 (0.027%) P3O
13 1 (0.027%) PMBOK
System Software
1 226 (6.05%) Docker
2 91 (2.44%) vCloud
3 63 (1.69%) Postfix
3 63 (1.69%) Squid
4 43 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (1.04%) Active Directory
6 36 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (0.86%) HDFS
8 16 (0.43%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.27%) Xen
10 7 (0.19%) Varnish
10 7 (0.19%) vSphere
11 4 (0.11%) etcd
11 4 (0.11%) flannel
11 4 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.080%) Ceph
12 3 (0.080%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.080%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.054%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 225 (6.03%) Puppet
2 151 (4.04%) Ansible
3 118 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (2.84%) Kibana
5 97 (2.60%) Kubernetes
6 95 (2.54%) logstash
6 95 (2.54%) ZABBIX
7 76 (2.04%) Terraform
8 70 (1.87%) Rancher
9 22 (0.59%) HAProxy
10 18 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (0.48%) Salt
11 16 (0.43%) Nagios
11 16 (0.43%) Rundeck
12 10 (0.27%) Graphite
12 10 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (0.19%) Grafana
14 7 (0.19%) Packer
15 6 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 313 (8.38%) Oracle
2 204 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 145 (3.88%) VMware
4 136 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 109 (2.92%) Google
6 87 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 76 (2.04%) Sonatype
8 70 (1.87%) Adobe
9 69 (1.85%) SAP
10 44 (1.18%) IBM
11 41 (1.10%) Apple
12 39 (1.04%) hybris
13 38 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (0.91%) Pega
15 33 (0.88%) MuleSoft
16 31 (0.83%) Netezza
17 29 (0.78%) New Relic
18 26 (0.70%) Sitecore
18 26 (0.70%) Tableau
19 24 (0.64%) HP
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