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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 23 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1473 1281 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.96% 6.04% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.34% 7.52% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1014 982
Average daily rate £475 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £27.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -19.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 192 £500 +17.64% 121
Croydon +7 20 £413 +5.76% 7
Bromley +5 11 £375 -9.09%
Hammersmith +8 7 £410 +36.66%
Westminster -2 5 £416 - 2
Osterley +3 4 £459 -6.37%
Canary Wharf -9 4 £463 -7.50%
Docklands, London +4 3 £441 -19.77%
Harrow 0 3 £390 -
Uxbridge -2 2 £225 -37.06%
Wembley - 2 £538 - 1
Hendon - 2 £400 -
Edgware - 2 £390 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 1 £460 -8.00% 6
Hounslow +4 1 £488 +52.34% 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £313 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Chiswick - 1 £450 - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2924 (93.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1251 (40.12%) TDD
3 1132 (36.31%) Java
4 779 (24.98%) JavaScript
5 723 (23.19%) HTML
6 653 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
7 647 (20.75%) Git (software)
8 644 (20.65%) BDD
9 625 (20.04%) CSS
10 598 (19.18%) Kanban
11 530 (17.00%) Finance
12 449 (14.40%) Jenkins
13 441 (14.14%) SQL
14 430 (13.79%) Web Services
14 430 (13.79%) Spring
15 418 (13.41%) .NET
16 390 (12.51%) AngularJS
17 387 (12.41%) REST
18 385 (12.35%) HTML5
18 385 (12.35%) C#
19 376 (12.06%) Pair Programming
20 347 (11.13%) Maven
21 343 (11.00%) JIRA
22 341 (10.94%) Linux
22 341 (10.94%) MVC
23 337 (10.81%) E-Commerce
24 332 (10.65%) Banking
24 332 (10.65%) DevOps
25 330 (10.58%) NoSQL
26 325 (10.42%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 255 (8.18%) Node.js
2 182 (5.84%) Tomcat
3 129 (4.14%) Apache
4 121 (3.88%) Confluence
5 118 (3.78%) CMS
6 91 (2.92%) Jetty
7 70 (2.25%) Apache Spark
8 62 (1.99%) JBoss
9 53 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 45 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 36 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 33 (1.06%) nginx
14 29 (0.93%) Drupal
15 25 (0.80%) WordPress
16 22 (0.71%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.64%) IIS
18 18 (0.58%) Mule
18 18 (0.58%) WebLogic
19 17 (0.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 87 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.35%) MS Office
3 39 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 28 (0.90%) MS Project
5 24 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.22%) HipChat
9 7 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.096%) Mingle
13 2 (0.064%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.032%) InDesign
14 1 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 25 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.13%) Kondor
5 4 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.064%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.064%) Unica
6 2 (0.064%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.032%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.032%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.032%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 247 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 143 (4.59%) GitHub
3 58 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (0.90%) SaaS
5 27 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
5 27 (0.87%) Heroku
6 23 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.74%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.61%) Force.com
8 18 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.42%) IaaS
12 12 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.38%) PaaS
13 9 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
15 6 (0.19%) Office 365
16 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 127 (4.07%) HTTP
2 82 (2.63%) Internet
3 57 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.87%) Firewall
5 20 (0.64%) VPN
6 15 (0.48%) LAN
7 14 (0.45%) DNS
7 14 (0.45%) Intranet
8 12 (0.38%) DVB
9 11 (0.35%) SNMP
9 11 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.32%) WAN
11 9 (0.29%) SSL
12 8 (0.26%) SSH
13 6 (0.19%) DMZ
13 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.19%) MVNO
14 5 (0.16%) LDAP
14 5 (0.16%) Network Security
15 4 (0.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (10.58%) NoSQL
2 293 (9.40%) SQL Server
3 204 (6.54%) MongoDB
4 203 (6.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 162 (5.20%) MySQL
6 148 (4.75%) Big Data
7 131 (4.20%) Hadoop
8 127 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
9 117 (3.75%) Relational Database
10 79 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
11 73 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 71 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 59 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 48 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 46 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 45 (1.44%) Apache Hive
17 35 (1.12%) Redis
18 31 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 31 (0.99%) RDBMS
19 29 (0.93%) HBase
Development Applications
1 647 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 449 (14.40%) Jenkins
3 347 (11.13%) Maven
4 343 (11.00%) JIRA
5 256 (8.21%) Cucumber
6 226 (7.25%) Subversion
7 186 (5.97%) Selenium
8 163 (5.23%) JUnit
9 134 (4.30%) Mockito
10 114 (3.66%) Gradle
11 95 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 82 (2.63%) Eclipse
13 74 (2.37%) Grunt
14 73 (2.34%) WebDriver
15 69 (2.21%) TeamCity
16 65 (2.08%) Visual Studio
17 59 (1.89%) JMeter
18 57 (1.83%) SpecFlow
19 51 (1.64%) Capybara
19 51 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 530 (17.00%) Finance
2 332 (10.65%) Banking
3 155 (4.97%) Retail
4 92 (2.95%) Games
4 92 (2.95%) Marketing
5 88 (2.82%) Publishing
6 85 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 62 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.38%) Front Office
9 34 (1.09%) Advertising
10 28 (0.90%) Legal
11 24 (0.77%) Electronics
12 23 (0.74%) Back Office
13 20 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.45%) Law
15 12 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.19%) Billing
17 6 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1565 (50.19%) Developer
2 570 (18.28%) Java Developer
3 333 (10.68%) Analyst
4 311 (9.97%) Agile Developer
5 259 (8.31%) Senior Developer
6 234 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 226 (7.25%) Project Manager
8 224 (7.18%) Scrum Master
9 220 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
10 200 (6.41%) .NET Developer
11 187 (6.00%) Architect
12 184 (5.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 151 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 149 (4.78%) C# Developer
15 120 (3.85%) HTML Developer
16 116 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
17 115 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
18 109 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
19 105 (3.37%) Agile Scrum Master
20 100 (3.21%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (23.19%) HTML
2 625 (20.04%) CSS
3 430 (13.79%) Spring
3 430 (13.79%) Web Services
4 418 (13.41%) .NET
5 390 (12.51%) AngularJS
6 387 (12.41%) REST
7 385 (12.35%) HTML5
8 308 (9.88%) RESTful
9 300 (9.62%) jQuery
10 247 (7.92%) XML
11 238 (7.63%) CSS3
12 210 (6.74%) ASP.NET
13 196 (6.29%) JSON
14 189 (6.06%) Hibernate
15 157 (5.04%) SOAP
16 149 (4.78%) Sass
17 143 (4.59%) J2EE
18 133 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
19 129 (4.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 283 (9.08%) User Experience
2 173 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 115 (3.69%) Mobile App
4 107 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 56 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (1.73%) iPad
7 44 (1.41%) Derivative
8 40 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 40 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 38 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 37 (1.19%) STB
11 28 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 27 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 26 (0.83%) Data Integration
13 26 (0.83%) Social Media
14 25 (0.80%) iPhone
15 23 (0.74%) Digital Media
16 21 (0.67%) Fintech
17 20 (0.64%) Equities
17 20 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 341 (10.94%) Linux
2 170 (5.45%) Unix
3 128 (4.11%) Windows
4 124 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 108 (3.46%) CentOS
6 98 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 98 (3.14%) Ubuntu
7 96 (3.08%) Android
8 25 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.42%) AIX
10 10 (0.32%) Solaris
11 8 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.096%) Debian
14 3 (0.096%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.096%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.096%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2924 (93.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1251 (40.12%) TDD
3 653 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
4 644 (20.65%) BDD
5 598 (19.18%) Kanban
6 376 (12.06%) Pair Programming
7 341 (10.94%) MVC
8 337 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 332 (10.65%) DevOps
10 304 (9.75%) OO
11 294 (9.43%) SDLC
12 248 (7.95%) Software Engineering
13 244 (7.83%) User Stories
14 238 (7.63%) Project Management
15 201 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 201 (6.45%) Open Source
16 185 (5.93%) Multithreading
16 185 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 180 (5.77%) Front End Development
18 175 (5.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1132 (36.31%) Java
2 779 (24.98%) JavaScript
3 441 (14.14%) SQL
4 385 (12.35%) C#
5 325 (10.42%) Ruby
6 211 (6.77%) Python
7 182 (5.84%) Scala
8 128 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 122 (3.91%) PHP
10 93 (2.98%) Groovy
11 91 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 65 (2.08%) Objective-C
13 48 (1.54%) Perl
14 44 (1.41%) C++
15 39 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.19%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.93%) Apex Code
17 29 (0.93%) C
18 28 (0.90%) PL/SQL
19 24 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 218 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 188 (6.03%) Degree
3 123 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.57%) ISEB
5 41 (1.31%) PMI Certification
6 37 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 30 (0.96%) PMP
8 23 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (0.26%) CBAP
13 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.22%) APMP
14 7 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.19%) MCPD
16 5 (0.16%) MCSD
17 3 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
17 3 (0.096%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (7.76%) QA
2 14 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.32%) SDET
4 10 (0.32%) SLA
5 8 (0.26%) EMIR
6 6 (0.19%) Basel III
7 5 (0.16%) WCAG
8 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.13%) WAI
9 3 (0.096%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.064%) HL7
10 2 (0.064%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.064%) MiFID
10 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.064%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.032%) COBIT
11 1 (0.032%) FATCA
11 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 147 (4.71%) Docker
2 129 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.67%) Apache Flume
4 16 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.51%) Varnish
5 13 (0.42%) HDFS
6 9 (0.29%) iptables
7 8 (0.26%) vSphere
8 7 (0.22%) vCloud
9 6 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.16%) oVirt
10 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.064%) Cygwin
11 2 (0.064%) LXC
11 2 (0.064%) XenApp
12 1 (0.032%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.032%) KVM
12 1 (0.032%) pfSense
12 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 193 (6.19%) Puppet
2 82 (2.63%) ZABBIX
3 81 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (2.41%) Ansible
5 32 (1.03%) Graphite
6 30 (0.96%) Oozie
7 23 (0.74%) Mesos
8 19 (0.61%) Capistrano
9 18 (0.58%) Nagios
10 16 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (0.42%) Kubernetes
11 13 (0.42%) Salt
12 10 (0.32%) logstash
13 8 (0.26%) Ambari
14 6 (0.19%) Kibana
15 5 (0.16%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.16%) yum
16 4 (0.13%) MOM
16 4 (0.13%) SCOM
17 3 (0.096%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 221 (7.09%) Microsoft
2 177 (5.68%) Oracle
3 141 (4.52%) VMware
4 63 (2.02%) Google
5 54 (1.73%) Atlassian
6 50 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 45 (1.44%) Adobe
8 38 (1.22%) SOASTA, Inc
9 35 (1.12%) hybris
10 34 (1.09%) IBM
11 27 (0.87%) Apple
12 26 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 25 (0.80%) HP
14 23 (0.74%) Sitecore
14 23 (0.74%) Zend
15 22 (0.71%) Informatica
15 22 (0.71%) Twitter
16 19 (0.61%) SAP
17 18 (0.58%) Rally
18 15 (0.48%) Sybase
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