The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1594 1385 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.97% 6.04% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.85% 7.65% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1044 906
Average daily rate
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£450 £434 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £38.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +19.68%
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
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 367 £450 - 159
Croydon - 11 £438 - 3
Canary Wharf -7 10 £525 -8.69%
Hammersmith - 10 £413 - 1
Ealing +1 9 £393 -
Docklands, London +6 8 £500 -16.66%
Twickenham - 4 £450 - 1
Paddington - 3 £400 -
Southwark +2 1 £325 +12.06%
Brentford 0 1 £400 +3.22% 1
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Uxbridge -3 1 £450 +100.00% 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £375 - 1
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - - 3
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 2839 (94.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1106 (36.67%) TDD
3 1014 (33.62%) Java
4 717 (23.77%) JavaScript
5 707 (23.44%) HTML
6 611 (20.26%) BDD
7 574 (19.03%) .NET
8 566 (18.77%) CSS
9 565 (18.73%) C#
10 560 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
11 546 (18.10%) Finance
12 511 (16.94%) SQL
13 499 (16.55%) Kanban
14 462 (15.32%) Web Services
15 453 (15.02%) HTML5
16 429 (14.22%) E-Commerce
17 385 (12.77%) MVC
18 384 (12.73%) SQL Server
19 355 (11.77%) Git (software)
20 351 (11.64%) OO
21 316 (10.48%) JIRA
22 310 (10.28%) SDLC
23 303 (10.05%) AngularJS
24 295 (9.78%) Microsoft
25 288 (9.55%) Banking
25 288 (9.55%) QA
26 285 (9.45%) REST
27 282 (9.35%) Linux
28 279 (9.25%) jQuery
29 278 (9.22%) Oracle

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (5.47%) Node.js
2 128 (4.24%) CMS
3 119 (3.95%) Confluence
4 114 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 112 (3.71%) Apache
6 99 (3.28%) JBoss
7 77 (2.55%) SharePoint
8 57 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 55 (1.82%) WebLogic
10 44 (1.46%) Drupal
11 43 (1.43%) Umbraco
12 42 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 42 (1.39%) nginx
13 39 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
14 38 (1.26%) WebSphere
15 31 (1.03%) Jetty
16 30 (0.99%) IIS
17 28 (0.93%) Mule ESB
18 22 (0.73%) Mule
19 21 (0.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 127 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.56%) MS Project
3 47 (1.56%) MS Office
4 33 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.13%) Mingle
10 3 (0.099%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.066%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.066%) SPSS
12 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.033%) HipChat
12 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.40%) Magento
4 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.099%) Endur
8 3 (0.099%) Tridion
8 3 (0.099%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.099%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.033%) Agresso
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.033%) Global One
10 1 (0.033%) Maximo
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 156 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (1.36%) GitHub
4 33 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.70%) SaaS
7 12 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.36%) PaaS
9 10 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.33%) Force.com
10 8 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.23%) Heroku
12 6 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.17%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.17%) Office 365
13 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.08%) HTTP
2 87 (2.88%) Internet
3 24 (0.80%) Firewall
4 23 (0.76%) VPN
5 21 (0.70%) AMQP
6 20 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
7 19 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.46%) LDAP
9 12 (0.40%) DMZ
10 9 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (0.27%) NetScreen
11 8 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.27%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (0.27%) Network Security
11 8 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.27%) TACACS
11 8 (0.27%) Wireless
11 8 (0.27%) IPsec
11 8 (0.27%) VoIP
11 8 (0.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 227 (7.53%) MySQL
3 197 (6.53%) MongoDB
4 182 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 120 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
6 113 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 103 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 100 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 94 (3.12%) Big Data
10 92 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
11 84 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 76 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 70 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 70 (2.32%) Oracle Database
14 62 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 59 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 54 (1.79%) Redis
17 28 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 27 (0.90%) CouchDB
19 25 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 355 (11.77%) Git (software)
2 316 (10.48%) JIRA
3 244 (8.09%) Jenkins
4 234 (7.76%) Selenium
5 228 (7.56%) Subversion
6 218 (7.23%) Cucumber
7 197 (6.53%) Maven
8 142 (4.71%) JUnit
9 94 (3.12%) WebDriver
10 91 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 82 (2.72%) Visual Studio
12 72 (2.39%) NUnit
13 60 (1.99%) JMeter
14 59 (1.96%) TeamCity
14 59 (1.96%) SpecFlow
15 58 (1.92%) Mockito
16 57 (1.89%) Grunt
17 51 (1.69%) Gradle
18 50 (1.66%) Ant
19 46 (1.53%) Hudson
General
1 546 (18.10%) Finance
2 288 (9.55%) Banking
3 190 (6.30%) Retail
4 125 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 80 (2.65%) Front Office
6 77 (2.55%) Games
7 76 (2.52%) Marketing
8 64 (2.12%) Publishing
9 45 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 38 (1.26%) Back Office
11 36 (1.19%) Legal
12 32 (1.06%) Advertising
13 31 (1.03%) Law
14 20 (0.66%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.46%) Billing
17 10 (0.33%) French Language
18 8 (0.27%) Local Government
18 8 (0.27%) Automotive
19 5 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1344 (44.56%) Developer
2 379 (12.57%) Java Developer
3 359 (11.90%) Analyst
4 304 (10.08%) Project Manager
5 281 (9.32%) Business Analyst
6 224 (7.43%) Senior Developer
7 213 (7.06%) ScrumMaster
8 197 (6.53%) .NET Developer
9 177 (5.87%) Architect
10 138 (4.58%) C# Developer
11 110 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
12 104 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
13 88 (2.92%) Tester
14 86 (2.85%) Front-End Developer
15 81 (2.69%) Web Developer
16 79 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
17 74 (2.45%) C# .NET Developer
18 72 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
19 63 (2.09%) Consultant
19 63 (2.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (23.44%) HTML
2 574 (19.03%) .NET
3 566 (18.77%) CSS
4 462 (15.32%) Web Services
5 453 (15.02%) HTML5
6 303 (10.05%) AngularJS
7 285 (9.45%) REST
8 279 (9.25%) jQuery
9 270 (8.95%) ASP.NET
10 263 (8.72%) CSS3
11 262 (8.69%) Spring
12 254 (8.42%) RESTful
13 251 (8.32%) J2EE
14 221 (7.33%) XML
15 215 (7.13%) JSON
16 208 (6.90%) .NET Framework
17 157 (5.21%) SOAP
18 146 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 129 (4.28%) Backbone.js
20 128 (4.24%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 204 (6.76%) User Experience
2 186 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 65 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 51 (1.69%) iPad
6 48 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 48 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 45 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 42 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 40 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 32 (1.06%) N-Tier
11 30 (0.99%) iPhone
12 28 (0.93%) Social Media
13 27 (0.90%) W3C
14 25 (0.83%) Wiki
15 24 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 24 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 24 (0.80%) Derivative
16 23 (0.76%) Data Centre
17 21 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 282 (9.35%) Linux
2 153 (5.07%) UNIX
3 148 (4.91%) Windows
4 118 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 108 (3.58%) Android
6 46 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 44 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (1.43%) CentOS
9 21 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.23%) Solaris
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.099%) AIX
13 3 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.066%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.066%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.033%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.033%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2839 (94.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1106 (36.67%) TDD
3 611 (20.26%) BDD
4 560 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
5 499 (16.55%) Kanban
6 429 (14.22%) E-Commerce
7 385 (12.77%) MVC
8 351 (11.64%) OO
9 310 (10.28%) SDLC
10 265 (8.79%) Project Management
11 264 (8.75%) User Stories
12 243 (8.06%) DevOps
13 213 (7.06%) Unit Testing
14 209 (6.93%) Software Engineering
15 198 (6.56%) SOA
16 183 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 180 (5.97%) Pair Programming
18 176 (5.84%) Open Source
19 172 (5.70%) Waterfall
20 171 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1014 (33.62%) Java
2 717 (23.77%) JavaScript
3 565 (18.73%) C#
4 511 (16.94%) SQL
5 262 (8.69%) Ruby
6 161 (5.34%) PHP
7 147 (4.87%) Scala
8 138 (4.58%) Python
9 86 (2.85%) T-SQL
10 67 (2.22%) Groovy
11 62 (2.06%) Perl
12 56 (1.86%) C++
12 56 (1.86%) Objective-C
13 55 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 43 (1.43%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.36%) Clojure
16 40 (1.33%) PL/SQL
17 30 (0.99%) VB.NET
18 25 (0.83%) C
19 20 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 205 (6.80%) Degree
2 177 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 77 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 57 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 48 (1.59%) ISEB
6 39 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 31 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 29 (0.96%) PMP
9 26 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.27%) CCNP
11 8 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.17%) MCPD
15 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
16 2 (0.066%) IIBA
17 1 (0.033%) CBAP
17 1 (0.033%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (9.55%) QA
2 27 (0.90%) SLA
3 13 (0.43%) EMIR
3 13 (0.43%) MiFID
4 10 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.099%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.099%) HL7
7 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.066%) Basel III
7 2 (0.066%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.066%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.033%) FATCA
8 1 (0.033%) COREP
8 1 (0.033%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.033%) Basel II
8 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 63 (2.09%) Docker
2 33 (1.09%) Varnish
3 30 (0.99%) vCloud
4 25 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.36%) GridGain
7 9 (0.30%) HDFS
8 8 (0.27%) vSphere
9 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.13%) Squid
11 3 (0.099%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.066%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.033%) KVM
13 1 (0.033%) XenApp
13 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.033%) Xen
13 1 (0.033%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 125 (4.14%) Puppet
2 80 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (1.72%) Ansible
4 33 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 32 (1.06%) Salt
6 30 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (0.76%) Kibana
7 23 (0.76%) logstash
8 22 (0.73%) Rundeck
8 22 (0.73%) Vagrant
9 20 (0.66%) HAProxy
10 17 (0.56%) Nagios
11 13 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.27%) RANCID
13 5 (0.17%) Mesos
13 5 (0.17%) Graphite
13 5 (0.17%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.13%) yum
14 4 (0.13%) CA LISA
15 3 (0.099%) Oozie
Vendors
1 295 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 278 (9.22%) Oracle
3 74 (2.45%) Google
4 61 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (1.96%) IBM
6 55 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 55 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 54 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 49 (1.62%) VMware
9 45 (1.49%) Adobe
10 41 (1.36%) EPiServer
11 39 (1.29%) hybris
12 33 (1.09%) Business Objects
13 31 (1.03%) HP
14 30 (0.99%) SAP
15 29 (0.96%) Perforce
16 28 (0.93%) Sybase
16 28 (0.93%) ATG
17 26 (0.86%) Twitter
18 25 (0.83%) Zend
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