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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 4 July 2022 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 340 204 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.78% 6.38% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 6.98% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 154 112
10th Percentile £413 £389 £401
25th Percentile £488 £500 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £575 £515
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +11.65% -1.90%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £616
90th Percentile £738 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £560 £513
% change year-on-year -1.79% +9.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £28.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £57.50
Median % change year-on-year - -49.57% +2.68%
75th Percentile - £29.50 £61.25
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £29.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year - -49.57% +2.68%

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 4,013 2,924 2,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.79% 91.46% 88.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,960 2,146 1,798
10th Percentile £388 £358 £336
25th Percentile £475 £450 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £692 £638 £601
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +23.87%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.22
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.14% +31.10%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in the City of London

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scrum in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 293 (86.18%) Agile
2 111 (32.65%) Finance
3 95 (27.94%) Kanban
4 77 (22.65%) DevOps
5 76 (22.35%) Social Skills
6 74 (21.76%) JIRA
7 61 (17.94%) Java
8 59 (17.35%) Microsoft
8 59 (17.35%) Azure
9 58 (17.06%) Microservices
10 56 (16.47%) Test Automation
10 56 (16.47%) Project Management
11 55 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (15.59%) CI/CD
13 49 (14.41%) TDD
14 47 (13.82%) SQL
14 47 (13.82%) AWS
15 46 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (13.24%) Banking
17 41 (12.06%) Docker
18 39 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (11.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 38 (11.18%) Python
20 36 (10.59%) Confluence
20 36 (10.59%) Jenkins
21 34 (10.00%) JavaScript
21 34 (10.00%) Legal
21 34 (10.00%) User Stories
22 33 (9.71%) Git (software)
22 33 (9.71%) Software Engineering

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 36 (10.59%) Confluence
2 13 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.76%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.18%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.88%) Apache
8 2 (0.59%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.59%) CMS
8 2 (0.59%) JBoss
8 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.29%) Camunda
9 1 (0.29%) Jetty
9 1 (0.29%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.76%) Sketch
5 5 (1.47%) InVision
5 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.35%) Azure
2 47 (13.82%) AWS
3 26 (7.65%) Azure DevOps
4 24 (7.06%) Serverless
5 21 (6.18%) GitHub
6 12 (3.53%) SaaS
7 10 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (2.65%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (2.65%) PaaS
9 8 (2.35%) GCP
9 8 (2.35%) Power Platform
10 7 (2.06%) IaaS
10 7 (2.06%) OneDrive
11 5 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.47%) Azure Key Vault
11 5 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.47%) Figma
11 5 (1.47%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) HTTP
2 3 (0.88%) Firewall
2 3 (0.88%) Skype
2 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.59%) WebEx
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) IMAP
4 1 (0.29%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) IPv4
4 1 (0.29%) IPv6
4 1 (0.29%) MQTT
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.18%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.82%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.35%) Big Data
8 7 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.76%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.76%) Power BI
10 5 (1.47%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.18%) HBase
11 4 (1.18%) MySQL
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.88%) Flink
12 3 (0.88%) HDInsight
12 3 (0.88%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 74 (21.76%) JIRA
2 36 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 33 (9.71%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.76%) GitLab
5 15 (4.41%) Selenium
6 13 (3.82%) JUnit
7 11 (3.24%) Artifactory
7 11 (3.24%) Maven
7 11 (3.24%) SonarQube
7 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.65%) Mockito
10 8 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.76%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.47%) Cypress.io
12 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.18%) Gradle
13 4 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 111 (32.65%) Finance
2 76 (22.35%) Social Skills
3 45 (13.24%) Banking
4 39 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (10.00%) Legal
6 28 (8.24%) Financial Institution
7 16 (4.71%) Public Sector
8 13 (3.82%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (3.53%) Investment Banking
10 10 (2.94%) Retail
11 8 (2.35%) Publishing
12 7 (2.06%) Marketing
13 6 (1.76%) Influencing Skills
14 5 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (1.47%) Front Office
14 5 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.59%) Back Office
16 2 (0.59%) French Language
16 2 (0.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (23.82%) Developer
2 47 (13.82%) Analyst
3 43 (12.65%) Project Manager
4 41 (12.06%) Scrum Master
5 35 (10.29%) Business Analyst
6 33 (9.71%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
7 18 (5.29%) Python Engineer
8 13 (3.82%) Agile Coach
8 13 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.53%) Architect
9 12 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (3.24%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.65%) Agile Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Agile Java Developer
11 9 (2.65%) DevOps Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (2.35%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.24%) Spring
2 27 (7.94%) HTML
3 23 (6.76%) CSS
4 22 (6.47%) REST
5 21 (6.18%) React
6 20 (5.88%) RESTful
6 20 (5.88%) Web Services
7 19 (5.59%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.71%) .NET
9 15 (4.41%) Kafka
10 14 (4.12%) Node.js
10 14 (4.12%) Spring Boot
11 10 (2.94%) Hibernate
12 9 (2.65%) HTML5
12 9 (2.65%) Velocity
13 8 (2.35%) Gherkin
13 8 (2.35%) JMS
13 8 (2.35%) JSON
13 8 (2.35%) XML
14 7 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.24%) Hedge funds
2 17 (5.00%) User Experience
3 15 (4.41%) Credit Risk
4 13 (3.82%) Reinsurance
5 9 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.76%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.47%) CMDB
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.18%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.88%) PKI
10 3 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.76%) Linux
2 9 (2.65%) Windows
3 8 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.76%) Android
4 6 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.47%) Unix
5 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (86.18%) Agile
2 95 (27.94%) Kanban
3 77 (22.65%) DevOps
4 58 (17.06%) Microservices
5 56 (16.47%) Project Management
5 56 (16.47%) Test Automation
6 55 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (15.59%) CI/CD
8 49 (14.41%) TDD
9 46 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (11.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 34 (10.00%) User Stories
12 33 (9.71%) Software Engineering
13 32 (9.41%) Coaching
13 32 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (9.41%) Data Protection
14 31 (9.12%) Change Management
15 30 (8.82%) BDD
16 28 (8.24%) AOP
16 28 (8.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.94%) Java
2 47 (13.82%) SQL
3 38 (11.18%) Python
4 34 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.00%) C#
6 13 (3.82%) TypeScript
7 12 (3.53%) Scala
8 10 (2.94%) C
8 10 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.35%) Bash
10 7 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.76%) Groovy
12 4 (1.18%) C++
12 4 (1.18%) Go
13 3 (0.88%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.59%) ES6
14 2 (0.59%) PHP
14 2 (0.59%) Ruby
14 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.65%) Degree
4 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.59%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.59%) CBAP
6 2 (0.59%) ISEB
6 2 (0.59%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) CISSP
7 1 (0.29%) CSPO
7 1 (0.29%) GIAC
7 1 (0.29%) OSCP
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.24%) GDPR
2 22 (6.47%) QA
3 9 (2.65%) PMO
4 5 (1.47%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.59%) SLA
6 2 (0.59%) WCAG
7 1 (0.29%) Basel II
7 1 (0.29%) EMIR
7 1 (0.29%) IFRS
7 1 (0.29%) IFRS 17
System Software
1 41 (12.06%) Docker
2 10 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (6.47%) Terraform
2 19 (5.59%) Ansible
3 17 (5.00%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.24%) HP Fortify
5 5 (1.47%) Consul
5 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.47%) Packer
6 3 (0.88%) Grafana
7 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.59%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.59%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) Ambari
8 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.29%) Kibana
8 1 (0.29%) logstash
8 1 (0.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 59 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.47%) Oracle
3 10 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 8 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.06%) Google
6 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.18%) Adobe
8 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.88%) CA
8 3 (0.88%) Citrix
8 3 (0.88%) Databricks
8 3 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.88%) Planview
8 3 (0.88%) SAP
8 3 (0.88%) Spotify
9 2 (0.59%) HP
9 2 (0.59%) Informatica
9 2 (0.59%) Splunk
9 2 (0.59%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.59%) Workday