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 29 June 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
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 236 278 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.22% 8.32% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.19% 9.68% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 256 299
City of London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
10th Percentile £407 £344 £324
90th Percentile £638 £638 £619
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
City of London median hourly rate - - £45.00
London median hourly rate £31.50 - £40.00

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 2881 2873 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.97% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9138 13095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
10th Percentile £340 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £656 £649
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 90 126
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
90th Percentile £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
% change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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.

1 447 (90.85%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (39.63%) TDD
3 185 (37.60%) Java
4 156 (31.71%) Finance
5 136 (27.64%) Kanban
6 123 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 122 (24.80%) BDD
8 112 (22.76%) Banking
9 108 (21.95%) Test Automation
10 102 (20.73%) HTML
11 100 (20.33%) CSS
12 92 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (18.50%) AngularJS
14 82 (16.67%) SQL
15 78 (15.85%) C#
16 74 (15.04%) Web Services
17 71 (14.43%) DevOps
18 69 (14.02%) MVC
19 67 (13.62%) SQL Server
19 67 (13.62%) Spring
19 67 (13.62%) JIRA
20 66 (13.41%) Git (software)
21 63 (12.80%) Software Engineering
21 63 (12.80%) REST
22 62 (12.60%) HTML5
23 57 (11.59%) .NET
23 57 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
24 50 (10.16%) User Stories
25 49 (9.96%) User Experience
26 48 (9.76%) QA

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 23 (4.67%) Apache Spark
2 21 (4.27%) Confluence
3 18 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.64%) IIS
6 11 (2.24%) Apache
6 11 (2.24%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.63%) Mule
8 7 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.02%) JBoss
11 4 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.81%) CMS
12 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.41%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.61%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.20%) RMDS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.85%) IaaS
3 14 (2.85%) PaaS
4 7 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.22%) GitHub
6 4 (0.81%) Slack
6 4 (0.81%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.61%) Google Play
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.41%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.63%) HTTP
2 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) DSL
5 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) LDAP
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) RTP
5 1 (0.20%) RTSP
5 1 (0.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.35%) MongoDB
3 36 (7.32%) Big Data
3 36 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 29 (5.89%) Hadoop
5 20 (4.07%) MySQL
5 20 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.83%) CouchDB
10 8 (1.63%) Hazelcast
11 7 (1.42%) KDB
11 7 (1.42%) Kdb+
12 6 (1.22%) DB2
12 6 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.22%) SQLite
13 5 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (13.62%) JIRA
2 66 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.54%) Selenium
4 36 (7.32%) gulp
5 35 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (5.49%) Grunt
7 24 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 23 (4.67%) IntelliJ
9 19 (3.86%) WebDriver
10 18 (3.66%) JUnit
11 17 (3.46%) Maven
11 17 (3.46%) webpack
12 14 (2.85%) Visual Studio
13 13 (2.64%) Subversion
14 11 (2.24%) NUnit
15 8 (1.63%) Appium
15 8 (1.63%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.63%) TeamCity
16 7 (1.42%) Calabash
General
1 156 (31.71%) Finance
2 112 (22.76%) Banking
3 39 (7.93%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.49%) Retail
5 21 (4.27%) Front Office
6 14 (2.85%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.24%) Marketing
8 10 (2.03%) Advertising
9 9 (1.83%) Games
10 7 (1.42%) Law
11 6 (1.22%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.02%) Publishing
13 4 (0.81%) Back Office
13 4 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Legal
14 3 (0.61%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 259 (52.64%) Developer
2 106 (21.54%) Java Developer
3 62 (12.60%) Analyst
4 41 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 40 (8.13%) Business Analyst
6 36 (7.32%) Scrum Master
7 30 (6.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 30 (6.10%) Scala Developer
8 25 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 23 (4.67%) .NET Developer
10 22 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 20 (4.07%) Agile Developer
12 20 (4.07%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.46%) Big Data Developer
14 16 (3.25%) Java Scala Developer
15 15 (3.05%) Agile Coach
16 14 (2.85%) Architect
16 14 (2.85%) iOS Developer
16 14 (2.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (20.73%) HTML
2 100 (20.33%) CSS
3 91 (18.50%) AngularJS
4 74 (15.04%) Web Services
5 67 (13.62%) Spring
6 63 (12.80%) REST
7 62 (12.60%) HTML5
8 57 (11.59%) .NET
9 46 (9.35%) React
10 40 (8.13%) Node.js
11 34 (6.91%) jQuery
12 33 (6.71%) JSON
13 32 (6.50%) ASP.NET
13 32 (6.50%) RESTful
14 29 (5.89%) CSS3
15 27 (5.49%) SOAP
16 26 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (5.28%) WCF
17 25 (5.08%) Hystrix
18 23 (4.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.96%) User Experience
2 33 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.47%) Fintech
5 20 (4.07%) Equities
6 17 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.85%) Derivative
8 14 (2.85%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.85%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.44%) Credit Risk
10 11 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.83%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.83%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.22%) iPad
14 6 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.32%) Windows
2 27 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 23 (4.67%) Linux
4 20 (4.07%) Android
5 15 (3.05%) Unix
6 5 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (90.85%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (39.63%) TDD
3 136 (27.64%) Kanban
4 122 (24.80%) BDD
5 108 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 92 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (14.43%) DevOps
8 69 (14.02%) MVC
9 63 (12.80%) Software Engineering
10 50 (10.16%) User Stories
11 46 (9.35%) E-Commerce
11 46 (9.35%) SOA
12 44 (8.94%) Microservices
12 44 (8.94%) Web Development
13 43 (8.74%) Front End Development
13 43 (8.74%) Pair Programming
13 43 (8.74%) SOLID
14 35 (7.11%) OO
14 35 (7.11%) Project Management
15 30 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (37.60%) Java
2 123 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 82 (16.67%) SQL
4 78 (15.85%) C#
5 45 (9.15%) Scala
6 24 (4.88%) Groovy
7 21 (4.27%) Objective-C
8 17 (3.46%) Apple Swift
9 16 (3.25%) Python
10 8 (1.63%) ES6
10 8 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.02%) PHP
12 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.81%) C++
13 4 (0.81%) Perl
13 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.61%) C
15 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (5.49%) Degree
2 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.42%) PMP
5 5 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.81%) CFA
6 4 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.61%) ISEB
8 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.20%) CIMA
9 1 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MAPM
9 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.76%) QA
2 11 (2.24%) MiFID
3 5 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.02%) SEPA
4 3 (0.61%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (3.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) HDFS
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.22%) Puppet
3 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.41%) Graphite
4 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
5 1 (0.20%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 45 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.10%) Oracle
3 20 (4.07%) New Relic
4 11 (2.24%) Apple
5 8 (1.63%) Telerik
6 7 (1.42%) IBM
7 6 (1.22%) Adobe
7 6 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.22%) Google
7 6 (1.22%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.02%) Netezza
9 4 (0.81%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.81%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.81%) Serena
9 4 (0.81%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.61%) hybris
10 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.61%) Tableau
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