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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 22 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1712 1543 1342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.22% 6.44% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 8.14% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1163 1036
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £24.37 £137.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.28% +189.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.26 £137.50 £45.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.47 £137.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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 +5 323 £450 - 97
Croydon +6 31 £463 +2.77% 1
Canary Wharf +3 17 £525 -8.69%
Uxbridge - 10 £388 - 4
Hammersmith +5 9 £400 - 1
Docklands, London -2 6 £495 -26.66%
Ealing -1 4 £380 - 7
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £675 - 2
Twickenham - 4 £450 - 1
Hounslow +6 3 - - 1
Feltham - 3 £350 - 2
Brentford - 2 £410 - 1
Ilford - 2 £413 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 -
Southwark 0 1 £325 -4.41%
Barking - 1 £350 -
Isleworth - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Westminster - 1 £480 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2996 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1171 (36.48%) TDD
3 1083 (33.74%) Java
4 799 (24.89%) JavaScript
5 782 (24.36%) HTML
6 644 (20.06%) CSS
7 634 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
8 626 (19.50%) BDD
9 603 (18.79%) Finance
10 563 (17.54%) C#
11 561 (17.48%) Kanban
12 541 (16.85%) .NET
13 534 (16.64%) SQL
14 502 (15.64%) HTML5
15 497 (15.48%) Web Services
16 462 (14.39%) Git (software)
17 407 (12.68%) MVC
18 388 (12.09%) SQL Server
19 377 (11.74%) AngularJS
20 376 (11.71%) E-Commerce
21 369 (11.50%) OO
22 344 (10.72%) JIRA
23 338 (10.53%) Banking
24 327 (10.19%) QA
24 327 (10.19%) jQuery
24 327 (10.19%) REST
25 318 (9.91%) Spring
26 317 (9.88%) Jenkins
27 314 (9.78%) SDLC
28 294 (9.16%) User Stories

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 189 (5.89%) Node.js
2 157 (4.89%) Apache
3 145 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 138 (4.30%) Confluence
5 119 (3.71%) CMS
6 116 (3.61%) JBoss
7 68 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 65 (2.02%) SharePoint
9 56 (1.74%) Drupal
10 55 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
11 53 (1.65%) Jetty
12 50 (1.56%) nginx
13 42 (1.31%) WebLogic
14 41 (1.28%) Apache Spark
15 38 (1.18%) WebSphere
16 36 (1.12%) Umbraco
17 34 (1.06%) IIS
18 30 (0.93%) Mule ESB
19 29 (0.90%) Mule
20 26 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 129 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 49 (1.53%) MS Office
4 37 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 28 (0.87%) MS Project
7 14 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.19%) Mingle
9 6 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.093%) InDesign
11 2 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.062%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.031%) Revit
12 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.031%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.19%) Magento
4 6 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.093%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.093%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.093%) Tridion
5 3 (0.093%) Endur
6 2 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.062%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.062%) Maximo
6 2 (0.062%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.062%) RMDS
6 2 (0.062%) Unica
7 1 (0.031%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.031%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 198 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (1.96%) GitHub
3 59 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (0.72%) SaaS
7 15 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.34%) Heroku
9 10 (0.31%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.28%) Force.com
11 8 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
14 5 (0.16%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.12%) Engine Yard
16 3 (0.093%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.33%) HTTP
2 71 (2.21%) Internet
3 31 (0.97%) Firewall
4 26 (0.81%) VPN
5 22 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.53%) Reverse Proxy
7 15 (0.47%) DMZ
7 15 (0.47%) AMQP
8 11 (0.34%) Wireless
8 11 (0.34%) VoIP
9 10 (0.31%) MPLS
9 10 (0.31%) OSPF
9 10 (0.31%) BGP
9 10 (0.31%) IPsec
9 10 (0.31%) TACACS
9 10 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (0.31%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (0.31%) Network Security
9 10 (0.31%) NetScreen
9 10 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 238 (7.41%) MySQL
3 226 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 207 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 133 (4.14%) Big Data
6 131 (4.08%) Hadoop
7 122 (3.80%) Relational Database
8 108 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 107 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 87 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
11 86 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 71 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 67 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 63 (1.96%) Oracle Database
15 62 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 60 (1.87%) Redis
17 51 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
18 39 (1.21%) Apache Hive
19 35 (1.09%) HBase
20 28 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 462 (14.39%) Git (software)
2 344 (10.72%) JIRA
3 317 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 243 (7.57%) Maven
5 237 (7.38%) Subversion
6 218 (6.79%) Selenium
7 215 (6.70%) Cucumber
8 164 (5.11%) JUnit
9 108 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 93 (2.90%) Mockito
11 89 (2.77%) Visual Studio
12 85 (2.65%) WebDriver
13 81 (2.52%) Gradle
14 72 (2.24%) NUnit
15 68 (2.12%) JMeter
15 68 (2.12%) TeamCity
16 66 (2.06%) Grunt
17 55 (1.71%) SpecFlow
18 54 (1.68%) Eclipse
19 44 (1.37%) Jasmine
General
1 603 (18.79%) Finance
2 338 (10.53%) Banking
3 179 (5.58%) Retail
4 146 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 87 (2.71%) Publishing
5 87 (2.71%) Marketing
6 83 (2.59%) Games
7 60 (1.87%) Front Office
8 44 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.34%) Back Office
10 40 (1.25%) Law
11 38 (1.18%) Advertising
12 32 (1.00%) Legal
13 24 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.72%) Billing
15 13 (0.40%) Automotive
16 8 (0.25%) Local Government
16 8 (0.25%) French Language
17 7 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
18 6 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1459 (45.45%) Developer
2 422 (13.15%) Java Developer
3 392 (12.21%) Analyst
4 295 (9.19%) Business Analyst
5 293 (9.13%) Project Manager
6 254 (7.91%) ScrumMaster
7 220 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 184 (5.73%) Architect
9 182 (5.67%) .NET Developer
10 133 (4.14%) C# Developer
11 128 (3.99%) Front-End Developer
12 111 (3.46%) Agile Project Manager
13 92 (2.87%) Web Developer
14 91 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
15 83 (2.59%) Tester
16 75 (2.34%) Senior Java Developer
17 71 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
18 70 (2.18%) C# .NET Developer
19 69 (2.15%) Technical Architect
20 66 (2.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (24.36%) HTML
2 644 (20.06%) CSS
3 541 (16.85%) .NET
4 502 (15.64%) HTML5
5 497 (15.48%) Web Services
6 377 (11.74%) AngularJS
7 327 (10.19%) REST
7 327 (10.19%) jQuery
8 318 (9.91%) Spring
9 274 (8.54%) CSS3
10 272 (8.47%) RESTful
11 257 (8.01%) ASP.NET
12 233 (7.26%) XML
13 232 (7.23%) JSON
14 210 (6.54%) J2EE
15 185 (5.76%) SOAP
16 162 (5.05%) .NET Framework
17 144 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 141 (4.39%) Backbone.js
19 139 (4.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 283 (8.82%) User Experience
2 203 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 145 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 78 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 51 (1.59%) iPad
6 50 (1.56%) Digital Media
7 47 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (1.34%) N-Tier
8 43 (1.34%) Visualisation
9 40 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.21%) iPhone
10 39 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 37 (1.15%) Credit Risk
12 33 (1.03%) Wiki
13 30 (0.93%) Data Integration
13 30 (0.93%) Social Media
14 28 (0.87%) Derivative
15 27 (0.84%) W3C
15 27 (0.84%) Management Information System
16 25 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 283 (8.82%) Linux
2 151 (4.70%) UNIX
3 136 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 131 (4.08%) Windows
5 100 (3.12%) Android
6 58 (1.81%) Ubuntu
7 48 (1.50%) CentOS
8 46 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.34%) Solaris
11 5 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.093%) AIX
12 3 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.062%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.031%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.031%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2996 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1171 (36.48%) TDD
3 634 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
4 626 (19.50%) BDD
5 561 (17.48%) Kanban
6 407 (12.68%) MVC
7 376 (11.71%) E-Commerce
8 369 (11.50%) OO
9 314 (9.78%) SDLC
10 294 (9.16%) User Stories
11 291 (9.07%) Project Management
12 274 (8.54%) Pair Programming
13 255 (7.94%) DevOps
14 245 (7.63%) SOA
15 214 (6.67%) Unit Testing
16 213 (6.64%) Web Development
17 210 (6.54%) Open Source
18 200 (6.23%) Software Engineering
19 188 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
20 186 (5.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1083 (33.74%) Java
2 799 (24.89%) JavaScript
3 563 (17.54%) C#
4 534 (16.64%) SQL
5 241 (7.51%) Ruby
6 172 (5.36%) PHP
7 170 (5.30%) Scala
8 150 (4.67%) Python
9 105 (3.27%) T-SQL
10 90 (2.80%) Groovy
11 77 (2.40%) Objective-C
12 63 (1.96%) C++
13 55 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 47 (1.46%) Perl
14 47 (1.46%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.28%) Clojure
16 30 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 28 (0.87%) PowerShell
18 27 (0.84%) VB
19 24 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (6.36%) Degree
2 189 (5.89%) Security Cleared
3 101 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 48 (1.50%) ISEB
6 45 (1.40%) PMI Certification
7 36 (1.12%) PMP
8 24 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
11 12 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.31%) CCNP
12 10 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.16%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.16%) APMP
14 3 (0.093%) CBAP
14 3 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.062%) MCPD
15 2 (0.062%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (10.19%) QA
2 28 (0.87%) SLA
3 19 (0.59%) EMIR
4 12 (0.37%) MiFID
5 10 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.19%) Basel III
7 4 (0.12%) HL7
7 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.093%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.093%) WAI
9 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.062%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.062%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.031%) FATCA
10 1 (0.031%) COREP
10 1 (0.031%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.031%) Basel II
10 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 105 (3.27%) Docker
2 49 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.06%) Varnish
4 25 (0.78%) HDFS
5 23 (0.72%) vCloud
6 19 (0.59%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.50%) Active Directory
8 12 (0.37%) GridGain
9 7 (0.22%) vSphere
10 4 (0.12%) Squid
11 3 (0.093%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.093%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.031%) XenApp
12 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.031%) Xen
12 1 (0.031%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.031%) NFS
12 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.031%) KVM
Systems Management
1 141 (4.39%) Puppet
2 72 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (1.90%) Ansible
4 36 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (1.00%) Salt
6 29 (0.90%) Vagrant
7 28 (0.87%) ZABBIX
8 21 (0.65%) logstash
9 20 (0.62%) Kibana
9 20 (0.62%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.59%) Rundeck
11 16 (0.50%) Oozie
12 13 (0.40%) Mesos
13 11 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 11 (0.34%) Nagios
14 10 (0.31%) RANCID
15 9 (0.28%) Graphite
15 9 (0.28%) BladeLogic
16 5 (0.16%) Ambari
16 5 (0.16%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 260 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 251 (7.82%) Oracle
3 87 (2.71%) Google
4 72 (2.24%) Atlassian
5 70 (2.18%) VMware
6 68 (2.12%) Adobe
7 67 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (1.71%) IBM
9 54 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 43 (1.34%) HP
11 37 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 35 (1.09%) Apple
13 34 (1.06%) hybris
14 31 (0.97%) Twitter
15 27 (0.84%) Perforce
16 26 (0.81%) EPiServer
16 26 (0.81%) New Relic
17 25 (0.78%) SAP
18 24 (0.75%) Zend
19 23 (0.72%) SOASTA, Inc
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