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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1711 1641 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.93% 7.24% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 8.66% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1236 1067
Median daily rate £489 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £117.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.85% +209.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £71.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £163.50 £59.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
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
18291 18950 19002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.82% 83.60% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 13512 14020
Median daily rate £477 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 249
Median hourly rate £24.44 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 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
City of London +5 248 £500 +11.11% 67
Croydon +12 45 £496 +24.06%
Canary Wharf +2 13 £450 -
Uxbridge -3 7 £385 +28.33% 2
Docklands, London +3 5 £550 +6.28%
Bromley -1 5 £375 -
Hammersmith -2 5 £433 +15.33% 1
Westminster -4 3 £575 +55.30%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £375 -18.47%
Wimbledon - 2 £476 -
Hounslow - 2 £175 - 2
Feltham -2 1 £413 +32.00%
Hillingdon - 1 £450 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 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 London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3386 (91.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1245 (33.79%) TDD
3 1232 (33.44%) Java
4 845 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 811 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
6 773 (20.98%) HTML
7 771 (20.93%) Kanban
8 769 (20.87%) BDD
9 735 (19.95%) Finance
10 703 (19.08%) Git (software)
11 656 (17.81%) CSS
12 627 (17.02%) DevOps
13 607 (16.48%) JIRA
14 553 (15.01%) Linux
15 548 (14.88%) REST
16 544 (14.77%) Jenkins
17 524 (14.22%) SQL
18 506 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
19 498 (13.52%) AngularJS
20 481 (13.06%) Web Services
21 461 (12.51%) HTML5
22 451 (12.24%) Banking
23 422 (11.45%) Spring
24 411 (11.16%) .NET
25 400 (10.86%) C#
26 387 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
27 382 (10.37%) User Experience
28 375 (10.18%) Software Engineering
29 370 (10.04%) Hadoop
30 357 (9.69%) Oracle

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
1 288 (7.82%) Confluence
2 202 (5.48%) Apache
3 190 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
4 139 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 129 (3.50%) Tomcat
6 84 (2.28%) CMS
7 67 (1.82%) nginx
8 63 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 60 (1.63%) JBoss
9 60 (1.63%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 36 (0.98%) Mule ESB
12 35 (0.95%) Mule
13 34 (0.92%) Apache Solr
13 34 (0.92%) IIS
14 31 (0.84%) Jetty
15 28 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
16 24 (0.65%) WildFly
17 21 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 21 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 111 (3.01%) HipChat
2 103 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 44 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.95%) MS Office
5 29 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 26 (0.71%) MS Project
7 25 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.19%) PaintShop Pro
11 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.14%) InVision
13 4 (0.11%) UXPin
14 2 (0.054%) Flinto
14 2 (0.054%) Gliffy
14 2 (0.054%) Mingle
15 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 54 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.19%) Magento
5 6 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.081%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.081%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.054%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.027%) Endur
9 1 (0.027%) Maximo
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.027%) Radian6
9 1 (0.027%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.027%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.027%) Shopify
9 1 (0.027%) SystmOne
9 1 (0.027%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 506 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (2.96%) GitHub
4 93 (2.52%) SaaS
5 74 (2.01%) PaaS
6 69 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 60 (1.63%) IaaS
8 40 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 24 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 21 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
13 18 (0.49%) Heroku
13 18 (0.49%) TestFlight
14 17 (0.46%) CloudBees
15 16 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.41%) Office 365
17 12 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.42%) HTTP
2 123 (3.34%) DNS
3 116 (3.15%) OpenVPN
4 113 (3.07%) SSH
5 111 (3.01%) OpenLDAP
6 79 (2.14%) Internet
7 57 (1.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 54 (1.47%) VPN
9 46 (1.25%) Firewall
10 33 (0.90%) LDAP
11 25 (0.68%) DMZ
12 21 (0.57%) IPsec
13 15 (0.41%) SMTP
14 14 (0.38%) Intranet
14 14 (0.38%) Skype
15 13 (0.35%) SSL
15 13 (0.35%) TCP/IP
16 12 (0.33%) AMQP
17 11 (0.30%) DKIM
17 11 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (10.04%) Hadoop
2 351 (9.53%) NoSQL
3 301 (8.17%) Big Data
4 284 (7.71%) PostgreSQL
5 272 (7.38%) MongoDB
6 264 (7.17%) SQL Server
7 262 (7.11%) MySQL
8 146 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 120 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 117 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 62 (1.68%) Oracle Database
13 47 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 41 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (0.95%) DB2
15 35 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
17 30 (0.81%) HBase
18 29 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 703 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 607 (16.48%) JIRA
3 544 (14.77%) Jenkins
4 334 (9.07%) Maven
5 289 (7.84%) JUnit
6 220 (5.97%) Cucumber
7 174 (4.72%) Selenium
8 168 (4.56%) Ant
9 164 (4.45%) SonarQube
10 163 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
11 137 (3.72%) JIRA Agile
12 129 (3.50%) Bitbucket
12 129 (3.50%) TeamCity
13 119 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 107 (2.90%) Liquibase
15 103 (2.80%) Gradle
16 97 (2.63%) Subversion
17 84 (2.28%) Mockito
18 78 (2.12%) WebDriver
19 65 (1.76%) Hudson
General
1 735 (19.95%) Finance
2 451 (12.24%) Banking
3 229 (6.22%) Retail
4 130 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 126 (3.42%) Marketing
6 93 (2.52%) Front Office
7 68 (1.85%) Games
7 68 (1.85%) Publishing
8 55 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 49 (1.33%) Advertising
10 48 (1.30%) Back Office
11 45 (1.22%) Legal
12 41 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.81%) Electronics
14 29 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.73%) Law
16 23 (0.62%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
18 10 (0.27%) Automotive
19 8 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1581 (42.92%) Developer
2 544 (14.77%) Java Developer
3 349 (9.47%) Analyst
4 336 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 265 (7.19%) Business Analyst
6 260 (7.06%) Scrum Master
7 236 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 219 (5.94%) Agile Developer
9 216 (5.86%) Architect
10 191 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
11 182 (4.94%) Project Manager
12 174 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
13 166 (4.51%) Scala Developer
14 149 (4.04%) .NET Developer
15 147 (3.99%) C# Developer
16 117 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 116 (3.15%) Agile Business Analyst
17 116 (3.15%) Agile Java Developer
18 106 (2.88%) Angular Developer
19 99 (2.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (20.98%) HTML
2 656 (17.81%) CSS
3 548 (14.88%) REST
4 498 (13.52%) AngularJS
5 481 (13.06%) Web Services
6 461 (12.51%) HTML5
7 422 (11.45%) Spring
8 411 (11.16%) .NET
9 341 (9.26%) RESTful
10 333 (9.04%) Node.js
11 332 (9.01%) CSS3
12 309 (8.39%) XML
13 285 (7.74%) JSON
14 282 (7.65%) jQuery
15 267 (7.25%) SOAP
16 241 (6.54%) React
17 163 (4.42%) ASP.NET
18 148 (4.02%) J2EE
19 141 (3.83%) Hibernate
20 137 (3.72%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 382 (10.37%) User Experience
2 201 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 181 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 169 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 79 (2.14%) Fintech
6 65 (1.76%) Virtual Team
7 59 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 57 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (1.49%) Derivative
10 54 (1.47%) Equities
11 47 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 42 (1.14%) Visualisation
13 36 (0.98%) iPad
13 36 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 34 (0.92%) Mathematics
15 31 (0.84%) Data Integration
15 31 (0.84%) Public Cloud
16 29 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
17 28 (0.76%) iPhone
18 26 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 553 (15.01%) Linux
2 190 (5.16%) Windows
3 170 (4.61%) Apple iOS
3 170 (4.61%) CentOS
4 159 (4.32%) Unix
5 127 (3.45%) Android
6 65 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 34 (0.92%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.46%) VyOS
10 13 (0.35%) RancherOS
11 9 (0.24%) Solaris
12 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.11%) webOS
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.081%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3386 (91.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1245 (33.79%) TDD
3 811 (22.01%) Continuous Integration
4 771 (20.93%) Kanban
5 769 (20.87%) BDD
6 627 (17.02%) DevOps
7 387 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 375 (10.18%) Software Engineering
9 339 (9.20%) E-Commerce
10 337 (9.15%) User Stories
11 325 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 321 (8.71%) MVC
13 282 (7.65%) Coaching
14 269 (7.30%) SDLC
15 255 (6.92%) OO
16 254 (6.89%) Configuration Management
17 243 (6.60%) Project Management
18 237 (6.43%) Microservices
19 234 (6.35%) Open Source
20 229 (6.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1232 (33.44%) Java
2 845 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 524 (14.22%) SQL
4 400 (10.86%) C#
5 356 (9.66%) Scala
6 338 (9.17%) Ruby
7 297 (8.06%) Python
8 178 (4.83%) Shell Script
9 135 (3.66%) PHP
10 102 (2.77%) Bash Shell
11 92 (2.50%) Perl
12 86 (2.33%) Objective-C
13 82 (2.23%) C
14 73 (1.98%) C++
15 72 (1.95%) Groovy
16 70 (1.90%) Apple Swift
17 67 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 61 (1.66%) PowerShell
19 56 (1.52%) ES6
20 48 (1.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 348 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 338 (9.17%) Degree
3 272 (7.38%) SC Cleared
4 83 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 72 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 52 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
7 47 (1.28%) PMP
8 46 (1.25%) ISEB
9 30 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 22 (0.60%) CISSP
11 21 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.46%) CLAS
14 16 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (0.30%) BC Cleared
15 11 (0.30%) PhD
16 10 (0.27%) AWS Certification
16 10 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 7 (0.19%) MCPD
18 6 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (8.06%) QA
2 48 (1.30%) SDET
3 35 (0.95%) FATCA
4 26 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.68%) MiFID
6 21 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
8 17 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.38%) EMIR
10 13 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.16%) WCAG
13 4 (0.11%) Dublin Core
13 4 (0.11%) SEPA
14 3 (0.081%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.081%) WAI
15 2 (0.054%) SLA
16 1 (0.027%) COBIT
16 1 (0.027%) HL7
16 1 (0.027%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 327 (8.88%) Docker
2 155 (4.21%) vCloud
3 107 (2.90%) Postfix
3 107 (2.90%) Squid
4 76 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (1.33%) HDFS
6 47 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 38 (1.03%) Active Directory
8 18 (0.49%) Xen
9 6 (0.16%) Varnish
10 5 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.081%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.081%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.081%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.054%) KVM
12 2 (0.054%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.054%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.054%) vSphere
13 1 (0.027%) Samba
Systems Management
1 306 (8.31%) Puppet
2 238 (6.46%) Ansible
3 157 (4.26%) Kibana
3 157 (4.26%) ZABBIX
4 153 (4.15%) logstash
5 143 (3.88%) Kubernetes
6 121 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (3.28%) Terraform
7 117 (3.18%) Rancher
8 43 (1.17%) HAProxy
9 22 (0.60%) Consul
9 22 (0.60%) Packer
10 16 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (0.43%) Salt
11 13 (0.35%) Nagios
12 12 (0.33%) Grafana
12 12 (0.33%) Mesos
13 9 (0.24%) Oozie
14 8 (0.22%) rkt
14 8 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 357 (9.69%) Oracle
2 223 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 199 (5.40%) VMware
4 190 (5.16%) Atlassian
5 116 (3.15%) Sonatype
6 91 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 87 (2.36%) Google
8 66 (1.79%) SAP
9 56 (1.52%) Adobe
10 47 (1.28%) IBM
11 46 (1.25%) New Relic
12 43 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 39 (1.06%) Solace
14 38 (1.03%) hybris
15 35 (0.95%) AppDynamics
16 33 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
17 32 (0.87%) Netezza
18 31 (0.84%) Hortonworks
19 22 (0.60%) Apple
20 21 (0.57%) Zend
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 months rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
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JM
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London
Montash
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London
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West London
Oliver Bernard
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Staffworx Ltd
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City, London
Salt
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Rate: £575 - £625 per day
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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