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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1477 1393 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.59% 6.06% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 7.75% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 1026 752
Average daily rate
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£440 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.64 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +10.60%
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
17575 17963 17093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.40% 78.14% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12429 12862 11752
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 231 265
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.59 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +1 317 £450 - 129
Croydon - 13 £425 - 1
Ealing - 9 £400 -
Hammersmith - 8 £448 -
Canary Wharf -8 7 £525 -12.50%
Docklands, London +5 6 £540 -10.00%
Osterley +2 3 £490 -
Uxbridge -6 3 £425 +88.88% 2
Hounslow -5 2 £495 -1.98% 2
Twickenham - 2 £513 - 1
Chiswick +4 1 - -
Southwark +1 1 £363 +25.00%
Paddington - 1 £500 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £600 - 4
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2601 (94.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1036 (37.59%) TDD
3 908 (32.95%) Java
4 676 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 672 (24.38%) HTML
6 560 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
6 560 (20.32%) BDD
7 547 (19.85%) .NET
8 534 (19.38%) C#
9 529 (19.19%) CSS
10 475 (17.24%) Finance
11 463 (16.80%) SQL
12 446 (16.18%) Kanban
13 420 (15.24%) HTML5
14 401 (14.55%) Web Services
15 394 (14.30%) E-Commerce
16 367 (13.32%) SQL Server
17 347 (12.59%) MVC
18 331 (12.01%) Git (software)
19 325 (11.79%) OO
20 293 (10.63%) Microsoft
21 279 (10.12%) JIRA
22 273 (9.91%) jQuery
23 269 (9.76%) Oracle
24 263 (9.54%) Linux
24 263 (9.54%) AngularJS
25 261 (9.47%) SDLC
26 255 (9.25%) ASP.NET
27 249 (9.03%) Ruby
28 248 (9.00%) Banking

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 173 (6.28%) Node.js
2 119 (4.32%) CMS
3 102 (3.70%) Apache
4 96 (3.48%) Confluence
5 93 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 89 (3.23%) JBoss
7 69 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 52 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 49 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 49 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 48 (1.74%) Drupal
11 38 (1.38%) Umbraco
11 38 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 37 (1.34%) nginx
13 36 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (1.05%) IIS
15 28 (1.02%) Mule ESB
16 25 (0.91%) Jetty
17 22 (0.80%) Kentico
18 20 (0.73%) Mule
Applications
1 108 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.56%) MS Project
3 40 (1.45%) MS Office
4 37 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.11%) Mingle
11 2 (0.073%) SPSS
12 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.036%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.036%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 17 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.44%) Magento
3 10 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.11%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.11%) Tridion
7 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.073%) Global One
9 1 (0.036%) Maximo
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.036%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.036%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 131 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.87%) GitHub
4 23 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (0.62%) PaaS
6 16 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.54%) SaaS
8 10 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.36%) Force.com
9 9 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
12 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.18%) Office 365
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.08%) HTTP
2 71 (2.58%) Internet
3 23 (0.83%) Firewall
4 20 (0.73%) VPN
5 19 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 16 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.58%) AMQP
7 15 (0.54%) LDAP
8 9 (0.33%) DMZ
9 8 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (0.25%) TACACS
10 7 (0.25%) Wireless
10 7 (0.25%) IPsec
10 7 (0.25%) NetScreen
10 7 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (0.25%) Network Security
10 7 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 192 (6.97%) MySQL
3 161 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 143 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 105 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 96 (3.48%) Hadoop
8 95 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 81 (2.94%) Big Data
10 79 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
11 77 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 63 (2.29%) Oracle Database
14 62 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
15 57 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 56 (2.03%) Redis
17 47 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 26 (0.94%) RDBMS
19 23 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
19 23 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 331 (12.01%) Git (software)
2 279 (10.12%) JIRA
3 222 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 220 (7.98%) Selenium
5 200 (7.26%) Subversion
6 197 (7.15%) Cucumber
7 181 (6.57%) Maven
8 119 (4.32%) JUnit
9 79 (2.87%) WebDriver
10 76 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 76 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 70 (2.54%) NUnit
12 59 (2.14%) TeamCity
13 57 (2.07%) SpecFlow
13 57 (2.07%) Grunt
14 55 (2.00%) JMeter
15 52 (1.89%) Hudson
16 50 (1.81%) Ant
17 46 (1.67%) Gradle
18 39 (1.42%) Jasmine
General
1 475 (17.24%) Finance
2 248 (9.00%) Banking
3 169 (6.13%) Retail
4 115 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 76 (2.76%) Games
6 75 (2.72%) Front Office
7 67 (2.43%) Marketing
8 57 (2.07%) Publishing
9 37 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.20%) Advertising
11 30 (1.09%) Legal
12 29 (1.05%) Back Office
13 21 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.76%) Law
14 17 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.36%) Local Government
16 8 (0.29%) French Language
16 8 (0.29%) Billing
17 5 (0.18%) Automotive
18 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1231 (44.67%) Developer
2 323 (11.72%) Analyst
3 305 (11.07%) Java Developer
4 264 (9.58%) Project Manager
5 242 (8.78%) Business Analyst
6 220 (7.98%) Senior Developer
7 187 (6.79%) ScrumMaster
8 186 (6.75%) .NET Developer
9 155 (5.62%) Architect
10 140 (5.08%) C# Developer
11 93 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
12 90 (3.27%) Agile Project Manager
13 84 (3.05%) Front-End Developer
14 83 (3.01%) Tester
15 75 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
16 74 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
17 71 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
18 70 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
19 69 (2.50%) Web Developer
20 58 (2.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 672 (24.38%) HTML
2 547 (19.85%) .NET
3 529 (19.19%) CSS
4 420 (15.24%) HTML5
5 401 (14.55%) Web Services
6 273 (9.91%) jQuery
7 263 (9.54%) AngularJS
8 255 (9.25%) ASP.NET
9 243 (8.82%) XML
10 242 (8.78%) REST
10 242 (8.78%) CSS3
11 228 (8.27%) RESTful
12 208 (7.55%) Spring
13 204 (7.40%) JSON
14 203 (7.37%) .NET Framework
14 203 (7.37%) J2EE
15 142 (5.15%) SOAP
16 136 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 127 (4.61%) Entity Framework
18 119 (4.32%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 183 (6.64%) User Experience
2 173 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 137 (4.97%) Mobile App
4 78 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 44 (1.60%) iPad
6 43 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 39 (1.42%) Visualisation
9 28 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 24 (0.87%) W3C
10 24 (0.87%) Derivative
10 24 (0.87%) iPhone
11 23 (0.83%) Wiki
11 23 (0.83%) Credit Risk
12 22 (0.80%) Social Media
12 22 (0.80%) Management Information System
13 21 (0.76%) N-Tier
14 20 (0.73%) Data Centre
15 19 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 263 (9.54%) Linux
2 147 (5.33%) Windows
3 127 (4.61%) UNIX
4 116 (4.21%) Android
4 116 (4.21%) Apple iOS
5 53 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 49 (1.78%) CentOS
7 44 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.22%) Solaris
11 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.036%) Debian
14 1 (0.036%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2601 (94.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1036 (37.59%) TDD
3 560 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
3 560 (20.32%) BDD
4 446 (16.18%) Kanban
5 394 (14.30%) E-Commerce
6 347 (12.59%) MVC
7 325 (11.79%) OO
8 261 (9.47%) SDLC
9 240 (8.71%) User Stories
10 231 (8.38%) Project Management
11 228 (8.27%) DevOps
12 218 (7.91%) Unit Testing
13 188 (6.82%) Software Engineering
14 171 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 162 (5.88%) Web Development
16 158 (5.73%) SOA
17 152 (5.52%) Mentoring
18 151 (5.48%) Test Automation
18 151 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 908 (32.95%) Java
2 676 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 534 (19.38%) C#
4 463 (16.80%) SQL
5 249 (9.03%) Ruby
6 164 (5.95%) PHP
7 126 (4.57%) Python
7 126 (4.57%) Scala
8 97 (3.52%) T-SQL
9 69 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 56 (2.03%) Groovy
11 54 (1.96%) Perl
12 51 (1.85%) Objective-C
13 49 (1.78%) C++
14 35 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.09%) VB.NET
17 28 (1.02%) Clojure
18 22 (0.80%) VBA
19 19 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 217 (7.87%) Degree
2 161 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 43 (1.56%) ISEB
6 33 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 31 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 27 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 21 (0.76%) PMP
10 13 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.25%) CCNP
11 7 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.15%) MCPD
15 2 (0.073%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.073%) IIBA
16 1 (0.036%) CBAP
16 1 (0.036%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (8.82%) QA
2 21 (0.76%) SLA
3 14 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.40%) EMIR
5 10 (0.36%) MiFID
6 5 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.073%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.073%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.073%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.073%) HL7
8 2 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.036%) WAI
9 1 (0.036%) COBIT
9 1 (0.036%) FATCA
9 1 (0.036%) Basel III
9 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (1.42%) Varnish
1 39 (1.42%) Docker
2 28 (1.02%) vCloud
3 27 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.29%) vSphere
4 8 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.18%) HDFS
7 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.15%) Squid
8 2 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.073%) GridGain
8 2 (0.073%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.036%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.036%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.036%) XenApp
9 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 130 (4.72%) Puppet
2 88 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (2.07%) Ansible
4 35 (1.27%) ZABBIX
5 27 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (0.94%) Salt
7 25 (0.91%) Vagrant
8 21 (0.76%) Kibana
9 20 (0.73%) logstash
9 20 (0.73%) Rundeck
10 19 (0.69%) HAProxy
11 18 (0.65%) Nagios
12 7 (0.25%) RANCID
13 6 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.22%) yum
14 5 (0.18%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.18%) Mesos
15 4 (0.15%) CA LISA
16 3 (0.11%) Oozie
16 3 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 293 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 269 (9.76%) Oracle
3 59 (2.14%) Google
4 58 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 56 (2.03%) VMware
6 52 (1.89%) IBM
7 51 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 48 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 45 (1.63%) EPiServer
10 42 (1.52%) Atlassian
11 36 (1.31%) hybris
11 36 (1.31%) Sybase
12 35 (1.27%) Adobe
13 29 (1.05%) Business Objects
13 29 (1.05%) SAP
14 27 (0.98%) Zend
15 25 (0.91%) Twitter
15 25 (0.91%) Perforce
16 24 (0.87%) HP
16 24 (0.87%) ATG
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