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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / London
Rank 18 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1498 1479 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.70% 6.99% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 8.22% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1106 1020
Median daily rate £478 £475 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £63.75 £50.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%

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
16515 17982 17500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.01% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11965 12881 12456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 209 204
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +8 255 £500 - 96
Croydon +1 22 £500 +21.21% 4
Canary Wharf +2 11 £500 +8.10%
Westminster 0 5 £450 +8.30%
Docklands, London -1 4 £569 +55.82%
Feltham +7 3 £425 -
West End of London -7 3 £440 +21.37% 24
Hounslow +1 2 - -
Osterley 0 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 2 £450 - 7
Hackney - 2 £425 -
Southwark - 2 £340 -
Greenwich -2 1 £367 -18.55%
Hammersmith -5 1 £550 +22.22% 3
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Morden - 1 £330 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £250 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3021 (91.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1179 (35.80%) TDD
3 1106 (33.59%) Java
4 814 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 758 (23.02%) Kanban
6 750 (22.78%) Finance
7 678 (20.59%) BDD
8 671 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
9 642 (19.50%) HTML
10 599 (18.19%) Git (software)
11 581 (17.64%) CSS
12 562 (17.07%) DevOps
13 547 (16.61%) JIRA
14 483 (14.67%) Jenkins
15 465 (14.12%) Banking
16 458 (13.91%) SQL
17 457 (13.88%) AngularJS
18 441 (13.39%) REST
19 429 (13.03%) Linux
20 420 (12.75%) Web Services
21 396 (12.03%) C#
21 396 (12.03%) Spring
22 380 (11.54%) HTML5
23 374 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
24 370 (11.24%) .NET
25 333 (10.11%) User Experience
26 318 (9.66%) Software Engineering
27 315 (9.57%) Node.js
28 309 (9.38%) E-Commerce
29 299 (9.08%) RESTful

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
1 251 (7.62%) Confluence
2 118 (3.58%) Apache Spark
3 107 (3.25%) Apache
3 107 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 71 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 62 (1.88%) CMS
7 56 (1.70%) WebSphere
8 47 (1.43%) JBoss
9 45 (1.37%) IIS
9 45 (1.37%) nginx
10 33 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 33 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 24 (0.73%) Jetty
13 23 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (0.61%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.58%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.49%) Mule ESB
16 16 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 80 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.37%) HipChat
3 34 (1.03%) MS Office
3 34 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.61%) MS Project
5 13 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.12%) Gliffy
12 2 (0.061%) InVision
12 2 (0.061%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.030%) Flinto
13 1 (0.030%) Pixate
13 1 (0.030%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 61 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 22 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.15%) Magento
5 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.091%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.091%) Primavera
7 3 (0.091%) Sonata
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.061%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.030%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.030%) Maximo
9 1 (0.030%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.030%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.030%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 374 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (2.61%) GitHub
4 79 (2.40%) PaaS
5 66 (2.00%) SaaS
6 63 (1.91%) IaaS
7 55 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (0.46%) Heroku
13 14 (0.43%) Office 365
14 13 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 13 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
15 12 (0.36%) Force.com
16 11 (0.33%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
18 9 (0.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.10%) HTTP
2 69 (2.10%) Internet
3 61 (1.85%) DNS
4 44 (1.34%) Reverse Proxy
4 44 (1.34%) VPN
5 42 (1.28%) OpenVPN
5 42 (1.28%) SSH
6 41 (1.25%) Firewall
7 40 (1.21%) OpenLDAP
8 30 (0.91%) LDAP
9 27 (0.82%) SSL
10 17 (0.52%) IPsec
11 16 (0.49%) Network Security
12 14 (0.43%) Skype
13 13 (0.39%) DMZ
13 13 (0.39%) SMTP
13 13 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.33%) DKIM
14 11 (0.33%) DMARC
15 8 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (7.99%) NoSQL
2 255 (7.74%) SQL Server
3 249 (7.56%) Big Data
4 248 (7.53%) Hadoop
5 192 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 187 (5.68%) MySQL
7 169 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 143 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 96 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
10 93 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 76 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 55 (1.67%) Oracle Database
14 43 (1.31%) DB2
15 33 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (0.88%) QlikView
18 28 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
19 27 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 599 (18.19%) Git (software)
2 547 (16.61%) JIRA
3 483 (14.67%) Jenkins
4 266 (8.08%) Maven
5 211 (6.41%) JUnit
6 173 (5.25%) Cucumber
7 166 (5.04%) Selenium
8 143 (4.34%) TeamCity
9 128 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 107 (3.25%) Gradle
11 101 (3.07%) Ant
12 96 (2.92%) Mockito
13 88 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
14 87 (2.64%) Subversion
15 79 (2.40%) Hudson
16 77 (2.34%) WebDriver
17 73 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 65 (1.97%) SonarQube
19 62 (1.88%) Bitbucket
19 62 (1.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 750 (22.78%) Finance
2 465 (14.12%) Banking
3 178 (5.41%) Retail
4 124 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 103 (3.13%) Front Office
6 90 (2.73%) Marketing
7 66 (2.00%) Games
8 64 (1.94%) Publishing
9 54 (1.64%) Telecoms
10 47 (1.43%) Back Office
11 37 (1.12%) Advertising
11 37 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 33 (1.00%) Legal
13 31 (0.94%) Electronics
14 29 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
17 12 (0.36%) Law
18 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1474 (44.76%) Developer
2 469 (14.24%) Java Developer
3 331 (10.05%) Analyst
4 266 (8.08%) Senior Developer
5 265 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 247 (7.50%) Scrum Master
7 185 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 183 (5.56%) Architect
9 175 (5.31%) Agile Developer
10 169 (5.13%) Project Manager
11 167 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
12 157 (4.77%) C# Developer
13 151 (4.59%) .NET Developer
14 141 (4.28%) Scala Developer
15 136 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 135 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
17 122 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
18 101 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
19 99 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
20 95 (2.88%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (19.50%) HTML
2 581 (17.64%) CSS
3 457 (13.88%) AngularJS
4 441 (13.39%) REST
5 420 (12.75%) Web Services
6 396 (12.03%) Spring
7 380 (11.54%) HTML5
8 370 (11.24%) .NET
9 315 (9.57%) Node.js
10 299 (9.08%) RESTful
11 273 (8.29%) CSS3
12 269 (8.17%) XML
13 259 (7.87%) JSON
14 245 (7.44%) jQuery
15 232 (7.05%) React
16 223 (6.77%) SOAP
17 157 (4.77%) ASP.NET
18 140 (4.25%) Sass
19 139 (4.22%) Hibernate
20 110 (3.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 333 (10.11%) User Experience
2 165 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 139 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 81 (2.46%) Fintech
6 79 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 65 (1.97%) Derivative
8 60 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 56 (1.70%) Equities
9 56 (1.70%) Virtual Team
10 52 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 43 (1.31%) iPad
12 28 (0.85%) Data Centre
13 26 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 23 (0.70%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
15 22 (0.67%) Blog
16 21 (0.64%) Life Science
16 21 (0.64%) Video on Demand
17 20 (0.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 429 (13.03%) Linux
2 186 (5.65%) Unix
3 181 (5.50%) Windows
4 132 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 118 (3.58%) Android
6 85 (2.58%) CentOS
7 76 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.34%) Ubuntu
9 27 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.52%) VyOS
11 13 (0.39%) RancherOS
12 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.15%) Debian
16 4 (0.12%) Fedora
17 3 (0.091%) Solaris
17 3 (0.091%) SUSE
18 2 (0.061%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 3021 (91.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1179 (35.80%) TDD
3 758 (23.02%) Kanban
4 678 (20.59%) BDD
5 671 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
6 562 (17.07%) DevOps
7 318 (9.66%) Software Engineering
8 309 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 285 (8.65%) OO
10 283 (8.59%) Microservices
11 280 (8.50%) User Stories
12 270 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 269 (8.17%) MVC
14 248 (7.53%) Project Management
15 244 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 213 (6.47%) SDLC
17 198 (6.01%) Front End Development
18 193 (5.86%) Pair Programming
19 192 (5.83%) Coaching
19 192 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1106 (33.59%) Java
2 814 (24.72%) JavaScript
3 458 (13.91%) SQL
4 396 (12.03%) C#
5 274 (8.32%) Scala
6 263 (7.99%) Python
7 186 (5.65%) Ruby
8 163 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 114 (3.46%) PHP
10 97 (2.95%) Bash Shell
11 79 (2.40%) ES6
12 75 (2.28%) Perl
13 62 (1.88%) C
13 62 (1.88%) C++
13 62 (1.88%) Objective-C
14 56 (1.70%) Apple Swift
15 55 (1.67%) Groovy
15 55 (1.67%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.46%) T-SQL
17 43 (1.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 272 (8.26%) Degree
2 267 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 225 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 53 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 41 (1.25%) PMP
6 40 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 32 (0.97%) ISEB
7 32 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 19 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 18 (0.55%) PhD
10 13 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.30%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.27%) BC Cleared
14 8 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.21%) APMP
15 7 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.15%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (8.38%) QA
2 51 (1.55%) MiFID
3 44 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 41 (1.25%) EMIR
5 32 (0.97%) FATCA
6 31 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.82%) SDET
8 21 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
9 16 (0.49%) PMO
10 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.21%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.12%) Dublin Core
12 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.12%) SEPA
13 3 (0.091%) SLA
14 2 (0.061%) HL7
15 1 (0.030%) Basel III
15 1 (0.030%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.030%) Solvency II
System Software
1 290 (8.81%) Docker
2 82 (2.49%) vCloud
3 60 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.40%) HDFS
5 39 (1.18%) Postfix
5 39 (1.18%) Squid
6 28 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.70%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.30%) Xen
9 7 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.091%) NFS
11 3 (0.091%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.061%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.061%) vSphere
13 1 (0.030%) OpenSSH
13 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.030%) Varnish
13 1 (0.030%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.030%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 209 (6.35%) Puppet
2 167 (5.07%) Ansible
3 99 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (2.61%) Kibana
5 82 (2.49%) Kubernetes
5 82 (2.49%) ZABBIX
6 75 (2.28%) logstash
7 62 (1.88%) Terraform
8 45 (1.37%) Rancher
9 39 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
10 34 (1.03%) HAProxy
11 19 (0.58%) Packer
12 17 (0.52%) Consul
13 15 (0.46%) Grafana
14 14 (0.43%) Nagios
14 14 (0.43%) Salt
15 13 (0.39%) Mesos
16 10 (0.30%) Graphite
17 9 (0.27%) Oozie
17 9 (0.27%) rkt
Vendors
1 247 (7.50%) Oracle
2 217 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 140 (4.25%) Atlassian
4 114 (3.46%) VMware
5 89 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 65 (1.97%) SAP
7 52 (1.58%) Google
8 45 (1.37%) Sonatype
9 44 (1.34%) New Relic
10 43 (1.31%) Adobe
11 42 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 38 (1.15%) IBM
12 38 (1.15%) Solace
13 34 (1.03%) AppDynamics
13 34 (1.03%) hybris
14 32 (0.97%) MuleSoft
15 28 (0.85%) Splunk
16 25 (0.76%) Hortonworks
16 25 (0.76%) Netezza
17 23 (0.70%) Perforce
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day TBC
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Additional Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago