The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1465 1337 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.24% 5.51% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 7.21% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1030 822
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £137.50 £45.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.55% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+18.93% -4.34%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Scrum
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +3 288 £450 +2.85% 107
Bromley - 7 £450 - 10
Canary Wharf +16 5 £600 +9.58%
Ealing - 3 - -
Docklands, London +8 2 £638 +15.90%
Southwark - 2 £340 -
Uxbridge +1 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -2 1 - -
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Hounslow -3 1 £500 +8.69%
Surbiton - 1 £500 -
Teddington - - - - 4
Twickenham - - - - 4
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 2
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 4
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Westminster - - - - 1
Osterley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1374 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1179 (40.24%) TDD
3 982 (33.52%) Java
4 687 (23.45%) HTML
5 661 (22.56%) BDD
6 656 (22.39%) JavaScript
7 533 (18.19%) Continuous Integration
8 503 (17.17%) CSS
9 481 (16.42%) Kanban
10 454 (15.49%) .NET
11 441 (15.05%) Finance
12 436 (14.88%) C#
13 426 (14.54%) Web Services
14 396 (13.52%) SQL
15 373 (12.73%) E-Commerce
16 371 (12.66%) OO
17 370 (12.63%) MVC
18 359 (12.25%) HTML5
19 358 (12.22%) XML
20 321 (10.96%) Oracle
21 311 (10.61%) Ruby
22 309 (10.55%) jQuery
23 308 (10.51%) QA
24 307 (10.48%) Cucumber
25 302 (10.31%) Project Management
26 301 (10.27%) REST
27 275 (9.39%) Git (software)
28 272 (9.28%) User Stories
29 267 (9.11%) Spring
30 264 (9.01%) Selenium

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 143 (4.88%) CMS
2 102 (3.48%) Node.js
3 100 (3.41%) Apache
4 84 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 54 (1.84%) WebLogic
6 44 (1.50%) Confluence
7 43 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 40 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 33 (1.13%) Drupal
10 29 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 20 (0.68%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.55%) IIS
16 15 (0.51%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
17 14 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
18 13 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 87 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 26 (0.89%) MS Project
3 26 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.61%) MS Office
5 13 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.14%) Stata
9 3 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.068%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.068%) Mingle
11 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.34%) Magento
4 7 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.17%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.10%) Agresso
8 2 (0.068%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.034%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.034%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.034%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.034%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.034%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.16%) SaaS
4 29 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.48%) PaaS
7 7 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.24%) ElastiCache
7 7 (0.24%) Force.com
8 6 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.20%) Office 365
8 6 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.17%) Heroku
9 5 (0.17%) GitHub
10 4 (0.14%) Joyent
11 2 (0.068%) IaaS
11 2 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.034%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 107 (3.65%) HTTP
2 73 (2.49%) Internet
3 34 (1.16%) SSL
4 26 (0.89%) DNS
5 23 (0.78%) Firewall
6 19 (0.65%) LDAP
7 16 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 14 (0.48%) Intranet
9 11 (0.38%) BGP
10 10 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.34%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.27%) WAN
11 8 (0.27%) LAN
12 7 (0.24%) 4G
12 7 (0.24%) AMQP
12 7 (0.24%) 2G
12 7 (0.24%) 3G
13 5 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.17%) VPN
14 4 (0.14%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 175 (5.97%) MySQL
3 170 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 166 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 98 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 85 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 82 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 67 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 58 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 53 (1.81%) Oracle Database
11 50 (1.71%) Big Data
12 42 (1.43%) Hadoop
13 40 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 31 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (0.92%) Redis
17 23 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 20 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
19 20 (0.68%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 307 (10.48%) Cucumber
2 275 (9.39%) Git (software)
3 264 (9.01%) Selenium
4 224 (7.65%) JIRA
5 218 (7.44%) Jenkins
6 217 (7.41%) Maven
7 207 (7.06%) Subversion
8 143 (4.88%) WebDriver
9 141 (4.81%) JUnit
10 87 (2.97%) TeamCity
11 85 (2.90%) Ant
12 81 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 72 (2.46%) SpecFlow
13 72 (2.46%) Hudson
14 64 (2.18%) Visual Studio
15 52 (1.77%) JBehave
16 51 (1.74%) Calabash
17 47 (1.60%) NUnit
18 44 (1.50%) Eclipse
19 41 (1.40%) Mockito
General
1 441 (15.05%) Finance
2 246 (8.40%) Banking
3 181 (6.18%) Retail
4 103 (3.52%) Games
5 101 (3.45%) Publishing
6 100 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 97 (3.31%) Back Office
8 66 (2.25%) Front Office
9 58 (1.98%) Telecoms
10 55 (1.88%) Marketing
11 47 (1.60%) Legal
12 42 (1.43%) Advertising
13 18 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.44%) Law
17 7 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.24%) Billing
18 5 (0.17%) Local Government
18 5 (0.17%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1244 (42.46%) Developer
2 376 (12.83%) Analyst
3 327 (11.16%) Java Developer
4 261 (8.91%) ScrumMaster
5 260 (8.87%) Project Manager
6 243 (8.29%) Business Analyst
7 221 (7.54%) Senior Developer
8 166 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 158 (5.39%) Tester
10 131 (4.47%) C# Developer
11 117 (3.99%) Architect
12 97 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
13 94 (3.21%) Agile Business Analyst
14 86 (2.94%) Test Analyst
15 85 (2.90%) Agile Project Manager
16 81 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
17 76 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
18 73 (2.49%) Software Engineer
19 66 (2.25%) Test Engineer
20 63 (2.15%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (23.45%) HTML
2 503 (17.17%) CSS
3 454 (15.49%) .NET
4 426 (14.54%) Web Services
5 359 (12.25%) HTML5
6 358 (12.22%) XML
7 309 (10.55%) jQuery
8 301 (10.27%) REST
9 267 (9.11%) Spring
10 254 (8.67%) JSON
11 252 (8.60%) CSS3
12 241 (8.23%) SOAP
13 236 (8.05%) RESTful
14 194 (6.62%) ASP.NET
15 192 (6.55%) AngularJS
16 156 (5.32%) J2EE
17 144 (4.91%) Ajax
18 139 (4.74%) .NET Framework
19 129 (4.40%) Hibernate
20 128 (4.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 264 (9.01%) Open Source
2 192 (6.55%) Mobile App
3 116 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 75 (2.56%) iPad
5 53 (1.81%) Social Media
5 53 (1.81%) Digital Media
6 52 (1.77%) Online Games
7 50 (1.71%) Derivative
7 50 (1.71%) Video on Demand
8 42 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 40 (1.37%) IPTV
10 39 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.19%) Management Information System
12 30 (1.02%) Fixed Income
13 29 (0.99%) iPhone
13 29 (0.99%) Data Integration
14 25 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
14 25 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 25 (0.85%) Equities
15 24 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 261 (8.91%) Linux
2 167 (5.70%) Android
3 156 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 140 (4.78%) UNIX
5 136 (4.64%) Windows
6 26 (0.89%) CentOS
7 25 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.34%) AIX
12 9 (0.31%) Solaris
13 2 (0.068%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.068%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.034%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.034%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1374 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1179 (40.24%) TDD
3 661 (22.56%) BDD
4 533 (18.19%) Continuous Integration
5 481 (16.42%) Kanban
6 373 (12.73%) E-Commerce
7 371 (12.66%) OO
8 370 (12.63%) MVC
9 302 (10.31%) Project Management
10 272 (9.28%) User Stories
11 260 (8.87%) Software Engineering
12 223 (7.61%) Test Automation
13 193 (6.59%) Pair Programming
14 182 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 180 (6.14%) PRINCE2
16 176 (6.01%) Unit Testing
17 154 (5.26%) Content Management
18 153 (5.22%) SOA
19 139 (4.74%) DevOps
20 136 (4.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 982 (33.52%) Java
2 656 (22.39%) JavaScript
3 436 (14.88%) C#
4 396 (13.52%) SQL
5 311 (10.61%) Ruby
6 232 (7.92%) Python
7 181 (6.18%) PHP
8 126 (4.30%) Groovy
9 116 (3.96%) Scala
10 74 (2.53%) Perl
11 64 (2.18%) Objective-C
12 61 (2.08%) PL/SQL
13 51 (1.74%) C
14 47 (1.60%) C++
14 47 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 45 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.09%) Bash Shell
17 25 (0.85%) Clojure
18 18 (0.61%) Delphi
19 13 (0.44%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 209 (7.13%) Degree
2 115 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 84 (2.87%) ISEB
5 45 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 23 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 18 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 13 (0.44%) PMP
10 11 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.27%) MBA
12 7 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.20%) CBAP
14 5 (0.17%) MCSE
15 4 (0.14%) MCSD
16 3 (0.10%) GISP
16 3 (0.10%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.10%) CCNP
16 3 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (10.51%) QA
2 17 (0.58%) SLA
3 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.10%) Basel III
7 2 (0.068%) EMIR
7 2 (0.068%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.034%) P3O
8 1 (0.034%) WAI
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
8 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (1.16%) Varnish
2 25 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.31%) vCloud
5 6 (0.20%) Xen
5 6 (0.20%) vSphere
6 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.14%) HDFS
7 4 (0.14%) Cygwin
8 3 (0.10%) XenServer
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.10%) NFS
9 2 (0.068%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.068%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.034%) GridGain
10 1 (0.034%) KVM
10 1 (0.034%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.034%) NDS
Systems Management
1 110 (3.75%) Puppet
2 76 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.16%) Nagios
4 26 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.48%) Salt
6 12 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.38%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.38%) Oozie
7 11 (0.38%) Opsview
8 10 (0.34%) Ansible
9 8 (0.27%) Cobbler
9 8 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (0.24%) YUM
10 7 (0.24%) Graylog2
10 7 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.24%) Zenoss
11 6 (0.20%) Control-M
11 6 (0.20%) SCCM
11 6 (0.20%) Kibana
12 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 321 (10.96%) Oracle
2 199 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 92 (3.14%) JBoss
4 55 (1.88%) ATG
5 52 (1.77%) Zend
6 46 (1.57%) Perforce
7 43 (1.47%) Adobe
7 43 (1.47%) Google
8 41 (1.40%) IBM
9 40 (1.37%) Endeca
10 35 (1.19%) hybris
11 32 (1.09%) Cognos
11 32 (1.09%) SAP
12 31 (1.06%) Akamai
13 29 (0.99%) VMware
14 27 (0.92%) HP
15 24 (0.82%) Business Objects
15 24 (0.82%) Sitecore
16 23 (0.78%) Apple
16 23 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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