Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Scrum
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 474 538 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.69% 8.16% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 9.33% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 462 493
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £406 £369 £313
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 - £24.50
10th Percentile £23.11 - £24.25
90th Percentile £25.86 - £24.75
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 - £24.50

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6257 5765 7677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.41% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4616 6106
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £664 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.73%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 439 (92.62%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (36.08%) Java
3 168 (35.44%) TDD
4 148 (31.22%) JavaScript
5 138 (29.11%) Finance
6 134 (28.27%) Kanban
7 114 (24.05%) HTML
8 104 (21.94%) BDD
9 100 (21.10%) Test Automation
10 99 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (20.68%) CSS
12 95 (20.04%) Banking
13 88 (18.57%) Web Services
13 88 (18.57%) AngularJS
14 86 (18.14%) C#
15 84 (17.72%) HTML5
16 83 (17.51%) Git (software)
17 78 (16.46%) SQL
18 77 (16.24%) JIRA
19 70 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
20 69 (14.56%) DevOps
21 66 (13.92%) REST
21 66 (13.92%) .NET
22 64 (13.50%) RESTful
23 62 (13.08%) Software Engineering
24 58 (12.24%) Spring
24 58 (12.24%) QA
25 57 (12.03%) Mobile App
26 55 (11.60%) MVC
27 53 (11.18%) Jenkins

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 24 (5.06%) Confluence
2 12 (2.53%) Apache
2 12 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.27%) WildFly
6 5 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.84%) Mule
8 3 (0.63%) CMS
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.42%) GemFire
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.21%) CICS
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Mingle
5 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) RMDS
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.74%) npm
4 11 (2.32%) SaaS
5 10 (2.11%) GitHub
6 7 (1.48%) Serverless
7 6 (1.27%) PaaS
8 5 (1.05%) Google Play
8 5 (1.05%) IaaS
9 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.84%) CloudBees
9 4 (0.84%) Office 365
10 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.42%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.42%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) HTTP
1 5 (1.05%) Network Security
1 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.84%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.42%) DSL
3 2 (0.42%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.42%) VPLS
4 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) Internet
4 1 (0.21%) LDAP
4 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.21%) SMS
4 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.07%) MongoDB
2 42 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.70%) Big Data
4 25 (5.27%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (3.59%) Hadoop
6 17 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.16%) MySQL
8 11 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.11%) QlikView
9 10 (2.11%) Redis
10 8 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.48%) HBase
11 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.27%) CouchDB
12 6 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 83 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 77 (16.24%) JIRA
3 53 (11.18%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.65%) Cucumber
5 35 (7.38%) Selenium
6 31 (6.54%) Maven
7 25 (5.27%) gulp
8 24 (5.06%) Grunt
9 23 (4.85%) IntelliJ
9 23 (4.85%) WebDriver
10 19 (4.01%) Appium
11 16 (3.38%) TeamCity
12 14 (2.95%) Subversion
12 14 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.53%) Gradle
13 12 (2.53%) JUnit
13 12 (2.53%) SonarQube
14 11 (2.32%) Mockito
14 11 (2.32%) Visual Studio
14 11 (2.32%) webpack
General
1 138 (29.11%) Finance
2 95 (20.04%) Banking
3 26 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 24 (5.06%) Retail
5 22 (4.64%) Front Office
6 18 (3.80%) Legal
7 13 (2.74%) Law
7 13 (2.74%) Retail Banking
8 11 (2.32%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.32%) Marketing
8 11 (2.32%) Publishing
9 6 (1.27%) Back Office
9 6 (1.27%) Games
10 4 (0.84%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 256 (54.01%) Developer
2 93 (19.62%) Java Developer
3 51 (10.76%) Analyst
4 40 (8.44%) Scrum Master
5 33 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 31 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 25 (5.27%) C# Developer
8 23 (4.85%) .NET Developer
9 22 (4.64%) Project Manager
10 21 (4.43%) Agile Developer
11 18 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.59%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (3.16%) Scala Developer
14 14 (2.95%) Angular Developer
14 14 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
16 12 (2.53%) SQL Developer
17 11 (2.32%) Agile Java Developer
17 11 (2.32%) Developer in Test
17 11 (2.32%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.05%) HTML
2 98 (20.68%) CSS
3 88 (18.57%) AngularJS
3 88 (18.57%) Web Services
4 84 (17.72%) HTML5
5 66 (13.92%) .NET
5 66 (13.92%) REST
6 64 (13.50%) RESTful
7 58 (12.24%) Spring
8 48 (10.13%) JSON
8 48 (10.13%) React
9 42 (8.86%) Node.js
10 40 (8.44%) jQuery
11 34 (7.17%) XML
12 31 (6.54%) SOAP
13 30 (6.33%) ASP.NET
14 27 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (5.49%) CSS3
15 26 (5.49%) React Native
16 24 (5.06%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (12.03%) Mobile App
2 50 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (10.13%) User Experience
4 19 (4.01%) Fintech
4 19 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.16%) Derivative
7 13 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.53%) Credit Risk
9 11 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.32%) Equities
10 8 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.69%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.27%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.27%) Mobile Games
11 6 (1.27%) Social Media
12 5 (1.05%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.84%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.55%) Apple iOS
2 44 (9.28%) Android
3 36 (7.59%) Linux
4 25 (5.27%) Windows
5 22 (4.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (92.62%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (35.44%) TDD
3 134 (28.27%) Kanban
4 104 (21.94%) BDD
5 100 (21.10%) Test Automation
6 99 (20.89%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (14.56%) DevOps
8 62 (13.08%) Software Engineering
9 55 (11.60%) MVC
10 51 (10.76%) Pair Programming
11 41 (8.65%) Front End Development
11 41 (8.65%) Web Development
12 39 (8.23%) SOLID
13 38 (8.02%) User Stories
14 37 (7.81%) E-Commerce
14 37 (7.81%) SDLC
15 35 (7.38%) Microservices
16 34 (7.17%) SOA
17 33 (6.96%) OO
18 31 (6.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (36.08%) Java
2 148 (31.22%) JavaScript
3 86 (18.14%) C#
4 78 (16.46%) SQL
5 29 (6.12%) Scala
6 25 (5.27%) Python
7 24 (5.06%) Groovy
8 20 (4.22%) ES6
8 20 (4.22%) Objective-C
9 18 (3.80%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.38%) Apple Swift
11 13 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.90%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.48%) Kotlin
13 7 (1.48%) Ruby
14 5 (1.05%) GraphQL
14 5 (1.05%) VBA
15 4 (0.84%) ECMAScript
16 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (5.06%) Degree
2 5 (1.05%) ISEB
2 5 (1.05%) PMP
2 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.63%) CFA
5 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) CBAP
6 1 (0.21%) IIBA
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (12.24%) QA
2 14 (2.95%) MiFID
3 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (2.74%) Docker
2 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.48%) Puppet
2 4 (0.84%) Mesos
3 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) Graphite
4 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.42%) Terraform
5 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.64%) New Relic
2 22 (4.64%) Oracle
3 15 (3.16%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.53%) Apple
5 10 (2.11%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.90%) Apigee
6 9 (1.90%) IBM
7 8 (1.69%) Adobe
7 8 (1.69%) Google
7 8 (1.69%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.48%) HP
9 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.84%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (0.84%) Charles River
10 4 (0.84%) Temenos
11 3 (0.63%) Cadence
11 3 (0.63%) Informatica