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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 18 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1731 1624 1387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.05% 6.93% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.53% 8.53% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1181 1030
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.77 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +0.70%
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
18166 19032 18949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 81.19% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 13537 13397
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 242 234
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +5 270 £450 - 72
Croydon +9 41 £425 - 2
Westminster - 17 £425 -
Osterley +1 8 £515 +5.10%
Bromley - 6 £413 - 2
Ealing -4 5 - -
Hayes - 4 £400 -
Canary Wharf -2 3 £400 -23.80%
Barking - 2 £300 -
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 1
Surbiton - 2 - -
Hounslow -2 1 - - 1
Twickenham -3 1 £325 -27.77% 1
Hammersmith -4 1 £425 +6.25%
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 3274 (93.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1364 (38.85%) TDD
3 1362 (38.79%) Java
4 848 (24.15%) JavaScript
5 788 (22.44%) HTML
6 758 (21.59%) BDD
7 718 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 702 (19.99%) Finance
9 687 (19.57%) Kanban
10 656 (18.68%) CSS
11 588 (16.75%) Git (software)
12 535 (15.24%) SQL
13 486 (13.84%) Web Services
14 479 (13.64%) .NET
15 474 (13.50%) Spring
16 462 (13.16%) REST
17 424 (12.08%) E-Commerce
18 419 (11.93%) Pair Programming
19 408 (11.62%) JIRA
20 396 (11.28%) C#
21 394 (11.22%) HTML5
22 383 (10.91%) AngularJS
23 373 (10.62%) Jenkins
23 373 (10.62%) NoSQL
24 370 (10.54%) MVC
25 367 (10.45%) Linux
26 366 (10.42%) RESTful
27 346 (9.85%) Banking
28 329 (9.37%) DevOps
29 327 (9.31%) Scala

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
1 176 (5.01%) Tomcat
2 137 (3.90%) Apache
3 136 (3.87%) Confluence
4 133 (3.79%) CMS
5 88 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 58 (1.65%) JBoss
6 58 (1.65%) nginx
7 57 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 55 (1.57%) Mule
9 53 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 53 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
9 53 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 41 (1.17%) Jetty
11 25 (0.71%) Mule ESB
12 24 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 23 (0.66%) Drupal
13 23 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 97 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.59%) MS Office
3 53 (1.51%) MS Project
4 50 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.11%) HipChat
11 3 (0.085%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.057%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.057%) InVision
12 2 (0.057%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.057%) SPSS
12 2 (0.057%) UXPin
13 1 (0.028%) GIMP
13 1 (0.028%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 54 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.34%) Eloqua
5 10 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.23%) Unica
7 6 (0.17%) Magento
8 4 (0.11%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.11%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.085%) Endur
9 3 (0.085%) Radian6
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.057%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.057%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.028%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.028%) SAP hybris
11 1 (0.028%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 254 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (3.65%) GitHub
4 60 (1.71%) SaaS
5 49 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.74%) PaaS
8 24 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.66%) Google Analytics
10 22 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (0.54%) Google App Engine
12 17 (0.48%) IaaS
13 14 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.40%) Force.com
14 13 (0.37%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.31%) OpenShift
16 10 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
16 10 (0.28%) Lucidchart
16 10 (0.28%) TestFlight
17 8 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 118 (3.36%) HTTP
2 95 (2.71%) Internet
3 49 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.60%) SNMP
5 17 (0.48%) Firewall
6 16 (0.46%) AMQP
7 14 (0.40%) DNS
8 13 (0.37%) Intranet
8 13 (0.37%) Network Security
9 11 (0.31%) DMZ
9 11 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (0.31%) SSL
9 11 (0.31%) VPN
10 8 (0.23%) DVB
11 7 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.14%) DHCP
12 5 (0.14%) LDAP
12 5 (0.14%) Skype
12 5 (0.14%) SSH
13 4 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (10.62%) NoSQL
2 296 (8.43%) MongoDB
3 261 (7.43%) MySQL
4 250 (7.12%) SQL Server
5 188 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 146 (4.16%) Hadoop
7 145 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 144 (4.10%) Big Data
9 137 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
10 88 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 53 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 45 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 41 (1.17%) Redis
15 38 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 37 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 34 (0.97%) DB2
18 33 (0.94%) Apache Hive
19 32 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
20 29 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 588 (16.75%) Git (software)
2 408 (11.62%) JIRA
3 373 (10.62%) Jenkins
4 270 (7.69%) Maven
5 248 (7.06%) Cucumber
6 203 (5.78%) Selenium
7 194 (5.53%) JUnit
8 186 (5.30%) Subversion
9 122 (3.47%) Gradle
10 119 (3.39%) Mockito
11 98 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 96 (2.73%) TeamCity
13 84 (2.39%) Grunt
14 80 (2.28%) gulp
15 69 (1.97%) WebDriver
16 64 (1.82%) SoapUI
17 59 (1.68%) Xcode
18 58 (1.65%) Visual Studio
19 56 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 56 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 702 (19.99%) Finance
2 346 (9.85%) Banking
3 170 (4.84%) Marketing
4 152 (4.33%) Retail
5 105 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 99 (2.82%) Publishing
7 88 (2.51%) Games
8 76 (2.16%) Investment Banking
9 63 (1.79%) Legal
10 59 (1.68%) Front Office
11 57 (1.62%) Manufacturing
12 55 (1.57%) Electronics
13 42 (1.20%) Advertising
14 40 (1.14%) Back Office
15 38 (1.08%) Law
16 29 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.17%) French Language
18 6 (0.17%) International Banking
19 5 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1643 (46.80%) Developer
2 593 (16.89%) Java Developer
3 360 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 357 (10.17%) Agile Developer
5 342 (9.74%) Analyst
6 276 (7.86%) Scrum Master
7 244 (6.95%) Project Manager
8 230 (6.55%) Agile Java Developer
9 222 (6.32%) Business Analyst
10 199 (5.67%) .NET Developer
11 190 (5.41%) Architect
12 189 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 188 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
14 156 (4.44%) Scala Developer
15 138 (3.93%) C# Developer
16 114 (3.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 110 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
18 106 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
19 104 (2.96%) Agile Business Analyst
20 93 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 788 (22.44%) HTML
2 656 (18.68%) CSS
3 486 (13.84%) Web Services
4 479 (13.64%) .NET
5 474 (13.50%) Spring
6 462 (13.16%) REST
7 394 (11.22%) HTML5
8 383 (10.91%) AngularJS
9 366 (10.42%) RESTful
10 289 (8.23%) jQuery
11 267 (7.60%) Node.js
12 265 (7.55%) XML
13 257 (7.32%) CSS3
14 245 (6.98%) J2EE
15 232 (6.61%) JSON
16 211 (6.01%) ASP.NET
17 209 (5.95%) Hibernate
18 204 (5.81%) SOAP
19 152 (4.33%) Ajax
20 150 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 314 (8.94%) User Experience
2 174 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 154 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 109 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 76 (2.16%) iPad
7 46 (1.31%) Fintech
7 46 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 43 (1.22%) iPhone
9 37 (1.05%) Derivative
10 35 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (1.00%) Video on Demand
11 32 (0.91%) Wiki
12 29 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 27 (0.77%) Equities
13 27 (0.77%) Social Media
14 26 (0.74%) Virtual Team
15 25 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
15 25 (0.71%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.68%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 367 (10.45%) Linux
2 165 (4.70%) Unix
3 150 (4.27%) Apple iOS
4 147 (4.19%) Windows
5 100 (2.85%) Android
6 55 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.40%) CentOS
8 34 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.74%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 16 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.34%) Solaris
13 10 (0.28%) AIX
14 9 (0.26%) webOS
14 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
15 7 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.11%) Fedora
16 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3274 (93.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1364 (38.85%) TDD
3 758 (21.59%) BDD
4 718 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 687 (19.57%) Kanban
6 424 (12.08%) E-Commerce
7 419 (11.93%) Pair Programming
8 370 (10.54%) MVC
9 329 (9.37%) DevOps
10 326 (9.29%) SDLC
11 315 (8.97%) OO
12 298 (8.49%) Software Engineering
13 295 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
14 294 (8.37%) User Stories
15 292 (8.32%) Project Management
16 253 (7.21%) Open Source
17 249 (7.09%) Web Development
18 226 (6.44%) SOA
19 219 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 215 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1362 (38.79%) Java
2 848 (24.15%) JavaScript
3 535 (15.24%) SQL
4 396 (11.28%) C#
5 327 (9.31%) Scala
6 240 (6.84%) Python
7 224 (6.38%) Ruby
8 115 (3.28%) PHP
9 90 (2.56%) C++
10 81 (2.31%) Objective-C
11 80 (2.28%) Groovy
12 77 (2.19%) C
13 75 (2.14%) Perl
14 68 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 67 (1.91%) Bash Shell
16 58 (1.65%) PL/SQL
17 46 (1.31%) ES6
18 42 (1.20%) PowerShell
19 38 (1.08%) Shell Script
20 33 (0.94%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 258 (7.35%) Degree
2 180 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 109 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.37%) ISEB
5 46 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 37 (1.05%) PMP
7 34 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.46%) CISSP
9 16 (0.46%) CLAS
9 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.34%) MCPD
12 12 (0.34%) MCSD
13 10 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.20%) MBA
16 6 (0.17%) APMP
16 6 (0.17%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (8.32%) QA
2 20 (0.57%) SDET
3 19 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.40%) MiFID
7 6 (0.17%) FATCA
7 6 (0.17%) SLA
8 4 (0.11%) COBIT
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.057%) EMIR
9 2 (0.057%) HL7
9 2 (0.057%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.057%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.057%) SEPA
9 2 (0.057%) WAI
10 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.028%) Solvency II
System Software
1 151 (4.30%) Docker
2 38 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.43%) HDFS
6 14 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.37%) Varnish
7 13 (0.37%) vCloud
8 8 (0.23%) vSphere
9 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.11%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.11%) Xen
11 3 (0.085%) Ceph
11 3 (0.085%) etcd
11 3 (0.085%) flannel
12 2 (0.057%) GridGain
12 2 (0.057%) KVM
12 2 (0.057%) LXC
12 2 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 145 (4.13%) Puppet
2 101 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (1.82%) Ansible
4 31 (0.88%) Kibana
4 31 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 22 (0.63%) Nagios
6 21 (0.60%) logstash
7 20 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 18 (0.51%) Graphite
9 17 (0.48%) Salt
10 14 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 14 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (0.40%) Rundeck
11 8 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.20%) CloudHub
13 6 (0.17%) Capistrano
13 6 (0.17%) Oozie
14 5 (0.14%) Grafana
14 5 (0.14%) Mesos
14 5 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 238 (6.78%) Oracle
2 203 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 108 (3.08%) Google
4 82 (2.34%) Atlassian
5 75 (2.14%) VMware
6 74 (2.11%) Red Hat
7 67 (1.91%) SAP
8 65 (1.85%) Adobe
9 57 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (1.48%) IBM
11 44 (1.25%) hybris
12 38 (1.08%) Apple
12 38 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 36 (1.03%) HP
14 35 (1.00%) Pega
15 26 (0.74%) MuleSoft
16 23 (0.66%) SOASTA, Inc
17 20 (0.57%) New Relic
17 20 (0.57%) Tableau
18 18 (0.51%) Netezza
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £442.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £680 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £467 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: circa £550
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £600 - £680 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum Pension + 35 hour week + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago