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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 22 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1653 1465 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.05% 6.24% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.90% 7.91% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1122 1030
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £24.37 £137.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.28% +205.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.26 £137.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.47 £137.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +18.93%
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
18573 18510 19068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.23% 78.87% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13213 12901 13213
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 224 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.10 £53.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 August 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 August 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
(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 +8 372 £450 - 133
Croydon - 22 £438 - 1
Canary Wharf -2 13 £525 -12.50%
Hammersmith +1 8 £400 -
Docklands, London +2 7 £520 -18.43%
Ealing 0 7 £385 -
Paddington - 5 £400 -
Twickenham - 4 £450 - 1
Uxbridge +3 3 £391 - 3
Ilford - 2 £413 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 -
Southwark +1 1 £325 -4.41%
Brentford 0 1 £400 +3.22% 1
Hounslow 0 1 - - 2
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2859 (93.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1101 (35.98%) TDD
3 997 (32.58%) Java
4 740 (24.18%) HTML
5 733 (23.95%) JavaScript
6 602 (19.67%) CSS
7 584 (19.08%) Finance
8 583 (19.05%) BDD
9 562 (18.37%) C#
10 552 (18.04%) .NET
11 544 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
12 525 (17.16%) SQL
13 508 (16.60%) Kanban
14 479 (15.65%) HTML5
15 473 (15.46%) Web Services
16 389 (12.71%) MVC
17 384 (12.55%) E-Commerce
18 383 (12.52%) SQL Server
19 380 (12.42%) Git (software)
20 346 (11.31%) AngularJS
21 345 (11.27%) OO
22 324 (10.59%) Banking
23 321 (10.49%) JIRA
24 319 (10.42%) SDLC
25 301 (9.84%) QA
26 299 (9.77%) REST
27 293 (9.58%) jQuery
28 289 (9.44%) Spring
29 280 (9.15%) Project Management
30 273 (8.92%) User Stories

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 169 (5.52%) Node.js
2 140 (4.58%) Apache
3 134 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 130 (4.25%) Confluence
5 115 (3.76%) CMS
6 112 (3.66%) JBoss
7 73 (2.39%) SharePoint
8 68 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 52 (1.70%) WebLogic
10 47 (1.54%) Jetty
11 46 (1.50%) Drupal
12 45 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (1.44%) nginx
14 37 (1.21%) Umbraco
14 37 (1.21%) WebSphere
15 34 (1.11%) IIS
16 28 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
16 28 (0.92%) Mule ESB
17 26 (0.85%) Apache Spark
17 26 (0.85%) Mule
Applications
1 137 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 60 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.54%) MS Office
4 42 (1.37%) MS Project
5 41 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.13%) Mingle
11 3 (0.098%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.065%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.065%) SPSS
13 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.20%) Magento
4 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.098%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.098%) Tridion
5 3 (0.098%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.098%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.098%) Endur
6 2 (0.065%) RMDS
6 2 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.033%) Global One
7 1 (0.033%) Maximo
7 1 (0.033%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.033%) Agresso
7 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 169 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.73%) GitHub
4 37 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (0.78%) SaaS
6 19 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 10 (0.33%) Force.com
9 8 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
10 7 (0.23%) Heroku
11 6 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
12 5 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.13%) PaaS
13 4 (0.13%) Engine Yard
13 4 (0.13%) Office 365
14 3 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.14%) HTTP
2 84 (2.75%) Internet
3 26 (0.85%) Firewall
4 23 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.69%) VPN
6 18 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
7 17 (0.56%) AMQP
8 12 (0.39%) DMZ
9 11 (0.36%) LDAP
10 9 (0.29%) Wireless
10 9 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
11 8 (0.26%) NetScreen
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (0.26%) Network Security
11 8 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (0.26%) IPsec
11 8 (0.26%) TACACS
11 8 (0.26%) VoIP
11 8 (0.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (12.52%) SQL Server
2 233 (7.61%) MySQL
3 223 (7.29%) MongoDB
4 190 (6.21%) NoSQL
5 124 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 107 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 106 (3.46%) Hadoop
8 105 (3.43%) Big Data
9 100 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 95 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 84 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
12 79 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 71 (2.32%) Oracle Database
14 66 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 65 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 57 (1.86%) Redis
17 53 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 33 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
19 28 (0.92%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 380 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 321 (10.49%) JIRA
3 256 (8.37%) Jenkins
4 234 (7.65%) Subversion
5 213 (6.96%) Selenium
6 210 (6.86%) Maven
7 208 (6.80%) Cucumber
8 151 (4.93%) JUnit
9 89 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 85 (2.78%) WebDriver
11 78 (2.55%) NUnit
12 77 (2.52%) Visual Studio
12 77 (2.52%) Mockito
13 66 (2.16%) JMeter
13 66 (2.16%) Gradle
13 66 (2.16%) Grunt
14 59 (1.93%) TeamCity
15 51 (1.67%) SpecFlow
16 49 (1.60%) Eclipse
17 47 (1.54%) Ant
General
1 584 (19.08%) Finance
2 324 (10.59%) Banking
3 186 (6.08%) Retail
4 142 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 83 (2.71%) Marketing
6 80 (2.61%) Games
7 74 (2.42%) Front Office
8 68 (2.22%) Publishing
9 46 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.50%) Law
10 43 (1.41%) Back Office
11 36 (1.18%) Advertising
12 33 (1.08%) Legal
13 23 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 23 (0.75%) Billing
14 9 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.29%) Local Government
15 8 (0.26%) Automotive
16 7 (0.23%) French Language
16 7 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1363 (44.54%) Developer
2 392 (12.81%) Java Developer
3 389 (12.71%) Analyst
4 302 (9.87%) Business Analyst
5 293 (9.58%) Project Manager
6 234 (7.65%) ScrumMaster
7 212 (6.93%) Senior Developer
8 189 (6.18%) .NET Developer
9 171 (5.59%) Architect
10 130 (4.25%) C# Developer
11 111 (3.63%) Agile Project Manager
12 110 (3.59%) Front-End Developer
13 103 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
14 83 (2.71%) Tester
15 81 (2.65%) Web Developer
16 71 (2.32%) Senior Java Developer
17 70 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
18 66 (2.16%) JavaScript Developer
18 66 (2.16%) C# .NET Developer
19 64 (2.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 740 (24.18%) HTML
2 602 (19.67%) CSS
3 552 (18.04%) .NET
4 479 (15.65%) HTML5
5 473 (15.46%) Web Services
6 346 (11.31%) AngularJS
7 299 (9.77%) REST
8 293 (9.58%) jQuery
9 289 (9.44%) Spring
10 263 (8.59%) CSS3
11 260 (8.50%) ASP.NET
12 252 (8.24%) RESTful
13 226 (7.39%) J2EE
13 226 (7.39%) XML
14 215 (7.03%) JSON
15 187 (6.11%) .NET Framework
16 181 (5.92%) SOAP
17 140 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 129 (4.22%) Hibernate
19 127 (4.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 238 (7.78%) User Experience
2 197 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 66 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 52 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 47 (1.54%) iPad
8 44 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (1.44%) Fixed Income
9 41 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 36 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 33 (1.08%) Social Media
12 32 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 28 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 28 (0.92%) iPhone
14 27 (0.88%) W3C
15 26 (0.85%) Wiki
16 25 (0.82%) Derivative
17 23 (0.75%) Data Integration
18 22 (0.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 263 (8.59%) Linux
2 164 (5.36%) UNIX
3 135 (4.41%) Windows
4 117 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.97%) Android
6 36 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 31 (1.01%) CentOS
8 30 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.26%) Solaris
11 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.098%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.098%) AIX
14 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.033%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.033%) Debian
15 1 (0.033%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2859 (93.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1101 (35.98%) TDD
3 583 (19.05%) BDD
4 544 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 508 (16.60%) Kanban
6 389 (12.71%) MVC
7 384 (12.55%) E-Commerce
8 345 (11.27%) OO
9 319 (10.42%) SDLC
10 280 (9.15%) Project Management
11 273 (8.92%) User Stories
12 226 (7.39%) DevOps
13 224 (7.32%) SOA
14 222 (7.25%) Pair Programming
15 208 (6.80%) Unit Testing
16 204 (6.67%) Software Engineering
17 188 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 186 (6.08%) Open Source
19 179 (5.85%) Waterfall
20 172 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 997 (32.58%) Java
2 733 (23.95%) JavaScript
3 562 (18.37%) C#
4 525 (17.16%) SQL
5 238 (7.78%) Ruby
6 158 (5.16%) PHP
7 154 (5.03%) Scala
8 149 (4.87%) Python
9 92 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 79 (2.58%) Groovy
11 62 (2.03%) C++
12 56 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 50 (1.63%) Perl
14 46 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 42 (1.37%) Clojure
16 37 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 36 (1.18%) Bash Shell
18 26 (0.85%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.78%) PowerShell
20 22 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 205 (6.70%) Degree
2 175 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 87 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.60%) ISEB
5 48 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 47 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 38 (1.24%) PMP
8 31 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 24 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.26%) CCNP
12 8 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.13%) MCPD
14 4 (0.13%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.13%) CBAP
14 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.065%) IIBA
15 2 (0.065%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (9.84%) QA
2 31 (1.01%) SLA
3 16 (0.52%) EMIR
4 15 (0.49%) MiFID
5 8 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.13%) HL7
7 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.13%) Basel III
8 3 (0.098%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.065%) WAI
9 2 (0.065%) COBIT
9 2 (0.065%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.065%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.033%) COREP
10 1 (0.033%) FATCA
10 1 (0.033%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 81 (2.65%) Docker
2 33 (1.08%) Varnish
3 28 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.82%) vCloud
5 17 (0.56%) HDFS
6 15 (0.49%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.39%) GridGain
8 7 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.20%) vSphere
10 4 (0.13%) Squid
11 3 (0.098%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.065%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.033%) Xen
13 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.033%) KVM
Systems Management
1 122 (3.99%) Puppet
2 70 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (1.50%) Ansible
4 34 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 31 (1.01%) Salt
6 25 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 21 (0.69%) Vagrant
8 20 (0.65%) logstash
9 19 (0.62%) Kibana
9 19 (0.62%) Rundeck
10 17 (0.56%) HAProxy
11 14 (0.46%) Nagios
12 13 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.29%) Graphite
14 8 (0.26%) RANCID
14 8 (0.26%) BladeLogic
15 7 (0.23%) Mesos
16 4 (0.13%) CA LISA
16 4 (0.13%) yum
17 3 (0.098%) Oozie
Vendors
1 272 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 269 (8.79%) Oracle
3 75 (2.45%) Google
4 68 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 66 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (1.96%) Adobe
7 59 (1.93%) IBM
8 51 (1.67%) VMware
9 48 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 41 (1.34%) hybris
11 40 (1.31%) Sitecore
12 38 (1.24%) HP
13 33 (1.08%) EPiServer
14 31 (1.01%) Twitter
15 30 (0.98%) Perforce
16 27 (0.88%) SAP
17 25 (0.82%) ATG
18 23 (0.75%) Zend
19 21 (0.69%) Sybase
19 21 (0.69%) Apple
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