The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
London / City of London
Rank 18 24 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 251 237 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.28% 7.19% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.69% 8.20% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 204 197
Median daily rate £481 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £400
% change year-on-year +1.07% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £80.00 - £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2591 2891 4163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.46% 87.77% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2315 3208
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.97% -2.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 435 (89.32%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (44.56%) TDD
3 156 (32.03%) Java
4 152 (31.21%) Finance
5 134 (27.52%) JavaScript
6 124 (25.46%) Kanban
7 114 (23.41%) BDD
8 108 (22.18%) HTML
9 104 (21.36%) C#
10 102 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (20.12%) CSS
12 96 (19.71%) SQL
13 89 (18.28%) SQL Server
14 85 (17.45%) Web Services
14 85 (17.45%) Banking
15 80 (16.43%) .NET
16 77 (15.81%) AngularJS
17 68 (13.96%) JIRA
18 65 (13.35%) Microsoft
19 64 (13.14%) DevOps
20 63 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
21 62 (12.73%) Git (software)
21 62 (12.73%) HTML5
22 59 (12.11%) MVC
23 56 (11.50%) Windows
23 56 (11.50%) NoSQL
24 53 (10.88%) REST
24 53 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
25 52 (10.68%) Software Engineering
26 49 (10.06%) Scala

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 31 (6.37%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.52%) Apache Spark
3 22 (4.52%) IIS
4 21 (4.31%) Confluence
5 9 (1.85%) CMS
6 7 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.03%) Apache
8 5 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.03%) JBoss
8 5 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.62%) Drupal
10 3 (0.62%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (4.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.75%) PaaS
4 27 (5.54%) IaaS
5 11 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.05%) GitHub
7 9 (1.85%) SaaS
8 6 (1.23%) TestFlight
9 4 (0.82%) Slack
10 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.41%) Office 365
12 1 (0.21%) Akamai
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.21%) Route 53
12 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.87%) HTTP
2 9 (1.85%) Internet
3 7 (1.44%) RTP
3 7 (1.44%) RTSP
4 3 (0.62%) DKIM
4 3 (0.62%) DMARC
4 3 (0.62%) Firewall
4 3 (0.62%) SMTP
5 2 (0.41%) LAN
5 2 (0.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.21%) DHCP
6 1 (0.21%) DNS
6 1 (0.21%) FTP
6 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.21%) SNMP
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.50%) NoSQL
3 38 (7.80%) MongoDB
4 37 (7.60%) Big Data
5 33 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (6.16%) Hadoop
7 29 (5.95%) MySQL
8 27 (5.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.46%) Data Lake
12 11 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (2.05%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.44%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.44%) SQLite
16 4 (0.82%) DB2
16 4 (0.82%) KDB
16 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (13.96%) JIRA
2 62 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (8.42%) Jenkins
5 26 (5.34%) Selenium
6 23 (4.72%) Cucumber
7 19 (3.90%) NUnit
8 18 (3.70%) gulp
9 15 (3.08%) Grunt
9 15 (3.08%) Jasmine
9 15 (3.08%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.87%) Mocha
11 13 (2.67%) IntelliJ
11 13 (2.67%) JUnit
11 13 (2.67%) Maven
12 12 (2.46%) MSTest
12 12 (2.46%) webpack
13 11 (2.26%) Subversion
14 9 (1.85%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 152 (31.21%) Finance
2 85 (17.45%) Banking
3 32 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 30 (6.16%) Front Office
5 17 (3.49%) Retail
6 16 (3.29%) Advertising
6 16 (3.29%) Back Office
7 15 (3.08%) Marketing
8 13 (2.67%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.64%) Games
10 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.62%) Publishing
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 261 (53.59%) Developer
2 92 (18.89%) Java Developer
3 56 (11.50%) Senior Developer
4 49 (10.06%) Analyst
5 41 (8.42%) Scrum Master
6 38 (7.80%) Business Analyst
7 34 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 32 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 31 (6.37%) Senior Java Developer
10 28 (5.75%) Scala Developer
11 24 (4.93%) .NET Developer
12 23 (4.72%) C# Developer
13 22 (4.52%) Agile Developer
13 22 (4.52%) Architect
14 21 (4.31%) Dynamics AX Developer
14 21 (4.31%) Microsoft Developer
15 19 (3.90%) Agile Coach
16 15 (3.08%) Project Manager
17 14 (2.87%) Agile Business Analyst
17 14 (2.87%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (22.18%) HTML
2 98 (20.12%) CSS
3 85 (17.45%) Web Services
4 80 (16.43%) .NET
5 77 (15.81%) AngularJS
6 62 (12.73%) HTML5
7 53 (10.88%) REST
8 48 (9.86%) Spring
9 45 (9.24%) WCF
10 38 (7.80%) jQuery
11 35 (7.19%) CSS3
11 35 (7.19%) Node.js
11 35 (7.19%) React
11 35 (7.19%) RESTful
12 34 (6.98%) ASP.NET
13 28 (5.75%) .NET Framework
14 23 (4.72%) Ajax
14 23 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (4.72%) JSON
14 23 (4.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (5.54%) Mobile App
2 25 (5.13%) User Experience
3 20 (4.11%) Equities
4 19 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (3.70%) Derivative
6 17 (3.49%) Fintech
7 15 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.08%) Fixed Income
7 15 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.67%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.44%) MPEG
10 7 (1.44%) Streaming Video
11 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.03%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.82%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.50%) Windows
2 40 (8.21%) Linux
3 33 (6.78%) Apple iOS
4 30 (6.16%) Android
5 18 (3.70%) Unix
6 9 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.21%) Debian
10 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (89.32%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (44.56%) TDD
3 124 (25.46%) Kanban
4 114 (23.41%) BDD
5 102 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (13.14%) DevOps
7 59 (12.11%) MVC
8 52 (10.68%) Software Engineering
9 45 (9.24%) Automated Testing
10 42 (8.62%) E-Commerce
11 39 (8.01%) SOA
12 37 (7.60%) Microservices
12 37 (7.60%) OO
13 34 (6.98%) Project Management
13 34 (6.98%) User Stories
14 33 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (6.78%) Coaching
15 32 (6.57%) Analytics
15 32 (6.57%) Data Modelling
15 32 (6.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (32.03%) Java
2 134 (27.52%) JavaScript
3 104 (21.36%) C#
4 96 (19.71%) SQL
5 49 (10.06%) Scala
6 24 (4.93%) Python
7 21 (4.31%) PHP
8 17 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.08%) Groovy
10 11 (2.26%) Ruby
11 10 (2.05%) Apple Swift
11 10 (2.05%) ES6
11 10 (2.05%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.85%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.64%) Haskell
14 7 (1.44%) C
14 7 (1.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (5.54%) Degree
2 19 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) PMP
6 3 (0.62%) ISEB
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CIMA
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.21%) CITP
8 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.39%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) SEPA
3 4 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.62%) MiFID
5 2 (0.41%) SDET
6 1 (0.21%) Basel III
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) FINREP
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (5.34%) Docker
2 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) HDFS
3 2 (0.41%) vCloud
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.64%) Puppet
2 6 (1.23%) Ansible
3 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.41%) Salt
4 2 (0.41%) Terraform
5 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.21%) Control-M
5 1 (0.21%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
5 1 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.21%) Nagios
5 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.21%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.78%) Oracle
3 12 (2.46%) Netezza
3 12 (2.46%) New Relic
4 11 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.44%) Brightcove
6 7 (1.44%) IBM
6 7 (1.44%) VMware
7 6 (1.23%) Adobe
8 4 (0.82%) Apple
8 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.62%) Charles River
9 3 (0.62%) Google
9 3 (0.62%) SAP
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco
10 2 (0.41%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.41%) OpenText
10 2 (0.41%) RedDot
10 2 (0.41%) Sybase
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £370 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Rate: 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ClearHub
Rate: From £400 to £700 per day Based on Accreditation and Experience
Posted: 10 days ago