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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / London
Rank 18 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1455 1460 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.61% 6.97% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 8.28% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1109 1007
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £50.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
16163 17637 17170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.52% 84.21% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11680 12514 12406
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 214 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +6 224 £500 +1.78% 78
Croydon +5 30 £493 +20.12% 1
Canary Wharf -1 9 £500 +11.11%
Docklands, London +1 7 £569 +9.90%
Westminster -3 4 £438 +5.35%
Bromley -5 4 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £413 -27.31% 3
Osterley 0 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Greenwich 0 1 £367 -18.55%
Feltham -1 1 £413 -
Uxbridge -1 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -5 1 £550 +35.80% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £453 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Morden - 1 £330 -
Hackney - 1 £375 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 3095 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1195 (35.28%) TDD
3 1149 (33.92%) Java
4 798 (23.56%) JavaScript
5 782 (23.09%) Kanban
6 729 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
7 727 (21.46%) Finance
8 724 (21.38%) BDD
9 694 (20.49%) HTML
10 637 (18.81%) Git (software)
11 601 (17.74%) CSS
12 584 (17.24%) DevOps
13 568 (16.77%) JIRA
14 532 (15.71%) Jenkins
15 504 (14.88%) REST
16 493 (14.56%) SQL
17 490 (14.47%) Linux
18 458 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
19 455 (13.43%) Banking
20 445 (13.14%) Web Services
21 428 (12.64%) AngularJS
22 420 (12.40%) HTML5
23 394 (11.63%) Spring
24 385 (11.37%) C#
25 367 (10.84%) .NET
26 348 (10.27%) Software Engineering
27 344 (10.16%) User Experience
28 323 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
28 323 (9.54%) Docker
29 317 (9.36%) Scala

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
1 255 (7.53%) Confluence
2 147 (4.34%) Apache
3 144 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
4 124 (3.66%) Apache Spark
5 110 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 68 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 66 (1.95%) CMS
8 57 (1.68%) nginx
9 49 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 48 (1.42%) IIS
11 46 (1.36%) JBoss
12 35 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 28 (0.83%) Apache Solr
13 28 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
14 27 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (0.80%) Jetty
15 23 (0.68%) WildFly
16 22 (0.65%) Mule ESB
17 21 (0.62%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (2.36%) HipChat
1 80 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 29 (0.86%) MS Office
4 22 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.50%) MS Project
6 14 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
11 4 (0.12%) Gliffy
12 3 (0.089%) InVision
13 2 (0.059%) Flinto
13 2 (0.059%) UXPin
14 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.030%) Pixate
14 1 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 58 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.15%) Magento
6 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.089%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.089%) Sonata
7 3 (0.089%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.059%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.030%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.030%) Maximo
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.030%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.030%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.030%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.030%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.030%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 458 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (2.89%) GitHub
4 80 (2.36%) PaaS
5 67 (1.98%) IaaS
5 67 (1.98%) SaaS
6 60 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 31 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (0.62%) Heroku
10 20 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.59%) OpenShift
11 19 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
12 18 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (0.50%) CloudBees
14 15 (0.44%) Office 365
15 14 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 12 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.54%) HTTP
2 92 (2.72%) DNS
3 83 (2.45%) OpenVPN
4 81 (2.39%) SSH
5 79 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
6 67 (1.98%) Internet
7 53 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
7 53 (1.56%) VPN
8 42 (1.24%) Firewall
9 22 (0.65%) LDAP
10 21 (0.62%) DMZ
10 21 (0.62%) IPsec
11 15 (0.44%) SMTP
11 15 (0.44%) SSL
12 12 (0.35%) Skype
12 12 (0.35%) TCP/IP
13 11 (0.32%) DKIM
13 11 (0.32%) DMARC
14 9 (0.27%) HTTPS
15 8 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (9.30%) Hadoop
2 289 (8.53%) Big Data
2 289 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 245 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 231 (6.82%) MySQL
5 223 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 222 (6.55%) MongoDB
7 133 (3.93%) Relational Database
8 112 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 98 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 67 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 64 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 61 (1.80%) Oracle Database
13 36 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
15 32 (0.94%) DB2
16 29 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
18 27 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (0.77%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 637 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 568 (16.77%) JIRA
3 532 (15.71%) Jenkins
4 299 (8.83%) Maven
5 238 (7.03%) JUnit
6 200 (5.90%) Cucumber
7 172 (5.08%) Selenium
8 133 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 132 (3.90%) Ant
10 129 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 127 (3.75%) TeamCity
12 117 (3.45%) SonarQube
13 103 (3.04%) Gradle
14 96 (2.83%) JIRA Agile
15 93 (2.75%) Bitbucket
16 89 (2.63%) Subversion
17 81 (2.39%) Mockito
18 77 (2.27%) Liquibase
18 77 (2.27%) WebDriver
19 76 (2.24%) Hudson
General
1 727 (21.46%) Finance
2 455 (13.43%) Banking
3 203 (5.99%) Retail
4 131 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 101 (2.98%) Front Office
6 96 (2.83%) Marketing
7 68 (2.01%) Games
8 66 (1.95%) Publishing
9 50 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 44 (1.30%) Advertising
11 41 (1.21%) Back Office
12 36 (1.06%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.89%) Electronics
13 30 (0.89%) Legal
14 28 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
16 16 (0.47%) Law
17 11 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1517 (44.79%) Developer
2 506 (14.94%) Java Developer
3 324 (9.57%) Analyst
4 304 (8.98%) Senior Developer
5 253 (7.47%) Business Analyst
6 242 (7.14%) Scrum Master
7 205 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
8 190 (5.61%) Architect
9 187 (5.52%) Agile Developer
10 178 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 177 (5.23%) Project Manager
12 174 (5.14%) Scala Developer
13 163 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
14 147 (4.34%) C# Developer
15 140 (4.13%) .NET Developer
16 115 (3.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 106 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
18 102 (3.01%) Agile Java Developer
19 92 (2.72%) Angular Developer
20 90 (2.66%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (20.49%) HTML
2 601 (17.74%) CSS
3 504 (14.88%) REST
4 445 (13.14%) Web Services
5 428 (12.64%) AngularJS
6 420 (12.40%) HTML5
7 394 (11.63%) Spring
8 367 (10.84%) .NET
9 315 (9.30%) Node.js
10 313 (9.24%) RESTful
11 299 (8.83%) CSS3
12 289 (8.53%) XML
13 272 (8.03%) JSON
14 262 (7.74%) jQuery
15 242 (7.14%) SOAP
16 239 (7.06%) React
17 144 (4.25%) ASP.NET
18 140 (4.13%) Sass
19 129 (3.81%) J2EE
20 123 (3.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 344 (10.16%) User Experience
2 178 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 165 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 78 (2.30%) Fintech
6 65 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 64 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 52 (1.54%) Derivative
8 52 (1.54%) Equities
9 49 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 42 (1.24%) iPad
11 41 (1.21%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 35 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (0.89%) Data Integration
15 25 (0.74%) Data Centre
16 24 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
16 24 (0.71%) Video on Demand
17 23 (0.68%) Management Information System
18 22 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 490 (14.47%) Linux
2 187 (5.52%) Windows
3 179 (5.28%) Unix
4 156 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 131 (3.87%) CentOS
6 121 (3.57%) Android
7 70 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (1.51%) Ubuntu
9 30 (0.89%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.50%) VyOS
11 13 (0.38%) RancherOS
12 6 (0.18%) Debian
12 6 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.12%) Fedora
14 4 (0.12%) Solaris
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.089%) SUSE
15 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.059%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3095 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1195 (35.28%) TDD
3 782 (23.09%) Kanban
4 729 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
5 724 (21.38%) BDD
6 584 (17.24%) DevOps
7 348 (10.27%) Software Engineering
8 323 (9.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 300 (8.86%) E-Commerce
9 300 (8.86%) User Stories
10 278 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 268 (7.91%) MVC
12 265 (7.82%) OO
13 244 (7.20%) Microservices
14 231 (6.82%) Project Management
15 227 (6.70%) Configuration Management
16 218 (6.44%) Pair Programming
17 216 (6.38%) Coaching
18 214 (6.32%) SDLC
19 200 (5.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1149 (33.92%) Java
2 798 (23.56%) JavaScript
3 493 (14.56%) SQL
4 385 (11.37%) C#
5 317 (9.36%) Scala
6 280 (8.27%) Python
7 266 (7.85%) Ruby
8 183 (5.40%) Shell Script
9 125 (3.69%) PHP
10 101 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 86 (2.54%) Perl
12 80 (2.36%) C
13 75 (2.21%) Objective-C
14 72 (2.13%) C++
15 66 (1.95%) ES6
16 63 (1.86%) Apple Swift
16 63 (1.86%) PowerShell
17 55 (1.62%) Groovy
17 55 (1.62%) T-SQL
18 39 (1.15%) Korn
Qualifications
1 314 (9.27%) Security Cleared
2 282 (8.33%) Degree
3 254 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 71 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 65 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 44 (1.30%) PMP
7 34 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
7 34 (1.00%) ISEB
8 31 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 20 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.47%) PhD
10 16 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.32%) BC Cleared
13 8 (0.24%) CISSP
13 8 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.21%) APMP
15 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (8.15%) QA
2 41 (1.21%) SDET
3 33 (0.97%) FATCA
4 32 (0.94%) MiFID
5 31 (0.92%) EMIR
6 30 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
7 27 (0.80%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.68%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
10 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.12%) Dublin Core
11 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.12%) WCAG
12 3 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.089%) SEPA
12 3 (0.089%) SLA
13 2 (0.059%) HL7
14 1 (0.030%) Basel III
14 1 (0.030%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 323 (9.54%) Docker
2 121 (3.57%) vCloud
3 76 (2.24%) Postfix
3 76 (2.24%) Squid
4 74 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (1.51%) HDFS
6 42 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.62%) Active Directory
8 17 (0.50%) Xen
9 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.089%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.089%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.059%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.059%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.030%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.030%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.030%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 270 (7.97%) Puppet
2 206 (6.08%) Ansible
3 129 (3.81%) Kibana
4 124 (3.66%) logstash
5 122 (3.60%) ZABBIX
6 116 (3.42%) Kubernetes
7 113 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
8 100 (2.95%) Terraform
9 85 (2.51%) Rancher
10 41 (1.21%) HAProxy
11 22 (0.65%) Consul
11 22 (0.65%) Packer
12 15 (0.44%) Salt
13 14 (0.41%) Grafana
14 12 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (0.35%) Mesos
14 12 (0.35%) Nagios
15 9 (0.27%) Graphite
15 9 (0.27%) Oozie
15 9 (0.27%) rkt
Vendors
1 290 (8.56%) Oracle
2 204 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 161 (4.75%) VMware
4 156 (4.61%) Atlassian
5 85 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 82 (2.42%) Sonatype
7 66 (1.95%) SAP
8 64 (1.89%) Google
9 45 (1.33%) Adobe
10 44 (1.30%) New Relic
11 41 (1.21%) Solace
12 40 (1.18%) AppDynamics
13 38 (1.12%) hybris
14 36 (1.06%) MuleSoft
15 35 (1.03%) IBM
15 35 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (1.00%) Hortonworks
17 30 (0.89%) Splunk
18 27 (0.80%) Netezza
19 21 (0.62%) Zend
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vesta Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
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City, London
TEKsystems
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £575 per day
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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