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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1901 1389 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.28% 6.10% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.88% 7.55% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1005 1120
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £33.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
19232 18390 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.79% 80.79% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 12858 13566
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 264 237
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.69 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 283 £475 +11.76% 81
Croydon +7 29 £438 +2.94% 2
Westminster - 16 £425 - 2
Bromley - 12 £463 - 2
Canary Wharf +6 10 £519 +1.71%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 7 £390 -35.00% 4
Ealing +4 6 £300 -29.41% 2
Osterley -1 6 £515 +5.10%
Hayes - 3 £444 -
Chiswick -5 2 £350 - 1
Hendon - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London +5 1 - -
Hounslow 0 1 £488 -2.50% 2
Hammersmith -3 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Clapham - 1 £450 -
Ilford - 1 £475 -
Surbiton - 1 - - 4
Wembley - 1 £425 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 3138 (93.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1334 (39.69%) TDD
3 1321 (39.30%) Java
4 817 (24.31%) JavaScript
5 744 (22.14%) HTML
6 707 (21.04%) BDD
7 694 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
8 651 (19.37%) Kanban
9 642 (19.10%) Finance
10 633 (18.83%) CSS
11 620 (18.45%) Git (software)
12 505 (15.03%) Spring
13 483 (14.37%) SQL
14 470 (13.98%) Web Services
15 460 (13.69%) Pair Programming
16 459 (13.66%) .NET
17 443 (13.18%) REST
18 425 (12.65%) Jenkins
19 402 (11.96%) E-Commerce
20 391 (11.63%) C#
21 377 (11.22%) NoSQL
22 376 (11.19%) JIRA
23 375 (11.16%) AngularJS
24 356 (10.59%) Linux
24 356 (10.59%) RESTful
25 354 (10.53%) Banking
26 353 (10.50%) HTML5
27 348 (10.35%) OO
28 345 (10.26%) DevOps
29 344 (10.24%) SDLC

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
1 253 (7.53%) Node.js
2 201 (5.98%) Tomcat
3 149 (4.43%) Apache
4 137 (4.08%) Confluence
5 124 (3.69%) CMS
6 73 (2.17%) Apache Spark
7 70 (2.08%) Jetty
8 65 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 48 (1.43%) nginx
10 47 (1.40%) JBoss
11 45 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 44 (1.31%) WebSphere
13 40 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (0.92%) Mule
15 23 (0.68%) OpenStack
16 21 (0.62%) WordPress
17 20 (0.60%) Drupal
18 19 (0.57%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
19 18 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 89 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.31%) MS Office
3 42 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.22%) MS Project
5 30 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.27%) HipChat
10 6 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.089%) PaintShop Pro
13 2 (0.060%) SPSS
14 1 (0.030%) GIMP
14 1 (0.030%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.36%) Eloqua
5 9 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.24%) Unica
7 5 (0.15%) Magento
8 4 (0.12%) BigMachines
8 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.089%) Endur
9 3 (0.089%) Radian6
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.030%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.030%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.030%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.030%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.030%) SystmOne
11 1 (0.030%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 240 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (3.48%) GitHub
3 94 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 40 (1.19%) SaaS
5 28 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 24 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (0.62%) Force.com
8 21 (0.62%) PaaS
9 19 (0.57%) Google App Engine
10 16 (0.48%) IaaS
11 10 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.30%) Heroku
11 10 (0.30%) Lucidchart
11 10 (0.30%) Office 365
12 8 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.02%) HTTP
2 94 (2.80%) Internet
3 70 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.62%) Firewall
5 19 (0.57%) VPN
6 16 (0.48%) SSL
7 15 (0.45%) LAN
7 15 (0.45%) SNMP
8 14 (0.42%) DNS
8 14 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.39%) DVB
9 13 (0.39%) Network Security
10 11 (0.33%) SSH
11 10 (0.30%) Intranet
12 9 (0.27%) WAN
13 7 (0.21%) AMQP
13 7 (0.21%) DMZ
13 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.21%) SAN
14 6 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (11.22%) NoSQL
2 275 (8.18%) MongoDB
3 252 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 236 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 224 (6.66%) MySQL
6 143 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 133 (3.96%) Big Data
8 130 (3.87%) Hadoop
9 129 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
10 84 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 42 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (0.95%) Redis
15 32 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 29 (0.86%) Oracle Database
18 28 (0.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 620 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 425 (12.65%) Jenkins
3 376 (11.19%) JIRA
4 335 (9.97%) Maven
5 264 (7.85%) Cucumber
6 222 (6.61%) Subversion
7 188 (5.59%) JUnit
8 178 (5.30%) Selenium
9 139 (4.14%) Mockito
10 127 (3.78%) Gradle
11 94 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 78 (2.32%) TeamCity
13 66 (1.96%) WebDriver
14 65 (1.93%) Eclipse
15 60 (1.79%) SpecFlow
16 56 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 56 (1.67%) Grunt
17 55 (1.64%) JMeter
18 53 (1.58%) Hudson
19 52 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 642 (19.10%) Finance
2 354 (10.53%) Banking
3 173 (5.15%) Marketing
4 149 (4.43%) Retail
5 100 (2.98%) Publishing
5 100 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 92 (2.74%) Games
7 84 (2.50%) Investment Banking
8 52 (1.55%) Front Office
9 51 (1.52%) Electronics
9 51 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 47 (1.40%) Legal
11 35 (1.04%) Back Office
12 27 (0.80%) Law
13 26 (0.77%) Advertising
14 22 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.21%) French Language
16 7 (0.21%) International Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1671 (49.72%) Developer
2 640 (19.04%) Java Developer
3 377 (11.22%) Agile Developer
4 361 (10.74%) Analyst
5 325 (9.67%) Senior Developer
6 264 (7.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 258 (7.68%) Scrum Master
8 245 (7.29%) Project Manager
9 240 (7.14%) Business Analyst
10 198 (5.89%) .NET Developer
11 175 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 173 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
13 165 (4.91%) Architect
14 144 (4.28%) C# Developer
15 136 (4.05%) Scala Developer
16 118 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 117 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
18 105 (3.12%) Agile Project Manager
19 101 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
20 99 (2.95%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 744 (22.14%) HTML
2 633 (18.83%) CSS
3 505 (15.03%) Spring
4 470 (13.98%) Web Services
5 459 (13.66%) .NET
6 443 (13.18%) REST
7 375 (11.16%) AngularJS
8 356 (10.59%) RESTful
9 353 (10.50%) HTML5
10 275 (8.18%) jQuery
11 271 (8.06%) XML
12 232 (6.90%) J2EE
13 226 (6.72%) Hibernate
14 217 (6.46%) CSS3
15 206 (6.13%) ASP.NET
16 193 (5.74%) JSON
16 193 (5.74%) SOAP
17 141 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 136 (4.05%) .NET Framework
19 131 (3.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 270 (8.03%) User Experience
2 166 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (4.43%) Mobile App
4 102 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 87 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 81 (2.41%) iPad
7 45 (1.34%) Derivative
8 40 (1.19%) iPhone
9 35 (1.04%) Fintech
10 34 (1.01%) Social Media
11 33 (0.98%) Video on Demand
12 32 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 32 (0.95%) Fixed Income
12 32 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (0.95%) STB
13 29 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 29 (0.86%) Wiki
14 25 (0.74%) Visualisation
15 24 (0.71%) Credit Risk
15 24 (0.71%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 356 (10.59%) Linux
2 199 (5.92%) Unix
3 141 (4.20%) Windows
4 124 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 85 (2.53%) Android
6 84 (2.50%) CentOS
7 76 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 64 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 30 (0.89%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.42%) AIX
12 12 (0.36%) Solaris
13 11 (0.33%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.12%) Fedora
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.089%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3138 (93.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1334 (39.69%) TDD
3 707 (21.04%) BDD
4 694 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
5 651 (19.37%) Kanban
6 460 (13.69%) Pair Programming
7 402 (11.96%) E-Commerce
8 348 (10.35%) OO
9 345 (10.26%) DevOps
10 344 (10.24%) SDLC
11 339 (10.09%) MVC
12 287 (8.54%) Software Engineering
13 278 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 274 (8.15%) Project Management
15 247 (7.35%) User Stories
16 231 (6.87%) Open Source
17 224 (6.66%) Web Development
18 206 (6.13%) SOA
19 197 (5.86%) Unit Testing
20 193 (5.74%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1321 (39.30%) Java
2 817 (24.31%) JavaScript
3 483 (14.37%) SQL
4 391 (11.63%) C#
5 268 (7.97%) Ruby
6 262 (7.80%) Scala
7 247 (7.35%) Python
8 113 (3.36%) PHP
9 93 (2.77%) Groovy
10 91 (2.71%) Bash Shell
11 79 (2.35%) C++
12 69 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 67 (1.99%) Objective-C
14 66 (1.96%) Perl
15 64 (1.90%) C
16 46 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 45 (1.34%) PL/SQL
18 43 (1.28%) Shell Script
19 39 (1.16%) Apex Code
20 28 (0.83%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 207 (6.16%) Degree
2 189 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 49 (1.46%) ISEB
6 37 (1.10%) PMP
7 28 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 23 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.33%) CBAP
12 11 (0.33%) MCPD
12 11 (0.33%) MCSD
13 10 (0.30%) CISSP
13 10 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.21%) CLAS
15 6 (0.18%) APMP
16 5 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (7.17%) QA
2 15 (0.45%) SDET
3 14 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.21%) WCAG
7 6 (0.18%) SLA
8 5 (0.15%) EMIR
9 4 (0.12%) MiFID
10 3 (0.089%) COBIT
10 3 (0.089%) HL7
11 2 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.060%) FATCA
11 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.060%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.060%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.030%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.030%) WAI
System Software
1 158 (4.70%) Docker
2 87 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.42%) HDFS
5 13 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 13 (0.39%) Varnish
6 9 (0.27%) vCloud
6 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.18%) vSphere
9 5 (0.15%) oVirt
10 4 (0.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.060%) Cygwin
11 2 (0.060%) GridGain
11 2 (0.060%) KVM
11 2 (0.060%) LXC
11 2 (0.060%) XenServer
12 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.030%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 178 (5.30%) Puppet
2 92 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (2.05%) Ansible
4 60 (1.79%) ZABBIX
5 30 (0.89%) Graphite
6 19 (0.57%) Nagios
7 18 (0.54%) Kibana
8 17 (0.51%) Salt
9 14 (0.42%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.39%) Mesos
11 12 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.36%) logstash
12 10 (0.30%) Capistrano
13 9 (0.27%) Oozie
13 9 (0.27%) Rundeck
14 7 (0.21%) CloudHub
14 7 (0.21%) SCCM
15 6 (0.18%) HAProxy
16 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
17 3 (0.089%) yum
Vendors
1 226 (6.72%) Oracle
2 192 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 115 (3.42%) VMware
4 97 (2.89%) Google
5 78 (2.32%) Atlassian
6 69 (2.05%) Adobe
7 63 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 60 (1.79%) SAP
9 52 (1.55%) Red Hat
10 44 (1.31%) hybris
11 43 (1.28%) IBM
12 41 (1.22%) Sitecore
13 40 (1.19%) SOASTA, Inc
14 36 (1.07%) Apple
15 35 (1.04%) Pega
16 34 (1.01%) HP
17 18 (0.54%) ATG
17 18 (0.54%) MuleSoft
18 17 (0.51%) Cisco
19 15 (0.45%) OpenTV
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Point
Rate: £850 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 12 months contracts
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
JWResource
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 6 months minimum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £585 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £539.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago