The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 26 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 / Croydon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 62 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 31.00% 17.36% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.70% 19.35% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 6
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £371 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £36.89
% change year-on-year +4.65% +16.57%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 184 217 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 92.00% 89.67% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 147 90
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Croydon

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Croydon over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 69 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 45 (53.57%) Java
4 39 (46.43%) SC Cleared
5 38 (45.24%) TDD
6 29 (34.52%) JIRA
6 29 (34.52%) Confluence
7 28 (33.33%) REST
8 25 (29.76%) Git (software)
8 25 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (28.57%) BDD
10 23 (27.38%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
11 22 (26.19%) HTML
12 20 (23.81%) Linux
12 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 19 (22.62%) CSS
13 19 (22.62%) Docker
14 17 (20.24%) DevOps
14 17 (20.24%) Kubernetes
14 17 (20.24%) HTML5
14 17 (20.24%) Cucumber
15 16 (19.05%) MVC
15 16 (19.05%) Spring
16 15 (17.86%) CSS3
16 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
16 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
16 15 (17.86%) Microservices
17 14 (16.67%) Web Development
17 14 (16.67%) OO

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 29 (34.52%) Confluence
2 7 (8.33%) Apache
2 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) SAS
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) CA PPM
1 2 (2.38%) Primavera
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.10%) GitHub
3 9 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 7 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (9.52%) DNS
2 8 (9.52%) HTTP
3 7 (8.33%) OpenVPN
3 7 (8.33%) SSH
4 3 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.19%) LDAP
6 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.19%) SSL
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.10%) HBase
3 10 (11.90%) Hadoop
4 8 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (7.14%) Big Data
6 4 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (3.57%) Star Schema
8 2 (2.38%) MySQL
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) JIRA
2 25 (29.76%) Git (software)
3 17 (20.24%) Cucumber
4 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 13 (15.48%) JUnit
6 12 (14.29%) Grunt
6 12 (14.29%) Jasmine
6 12 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (14.29%) Maven
6 12 (14.29%) SonarQube
7 11 (13.10%) GitLab
8 9 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (9.52%) Ant
9 8 (9.52%) Liquibase
10 7 (8.33%) Bitbucket
10 7 (8.33%) IntelliJ
11 5 (5.95%) Mockito
12 4 (4.76%) DbUnit
12 4 (4.76%) jMock
12 4 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
1 3 (3.57%) Marketing
1 3 (3.57%) Publishing
2 2 (2.38%) Electronics
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Local Government
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Scrum Master
4 10 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Change Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Business Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Change Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (33.33%) REST
2 22 (26.19%) HTML
3 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
4 19 (22.62%) CSS
5 17 (20.24%) HTML5
6 16 (19.05%) Spring
7 15 (17.86%) CSS3
8 12 (14.29%) Apache Camel
9 8 (9.52%) Spring Boot
9 8 (9.52%) XML
10 7 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (8.33%) MCollective
11 6 (7.14%) Kafka
11 6 (7.14%) Web Services
12 5 (5.95%) J2EE
12 5 (5.95%) RESTful
13 4 (4.76%) PowerMock
13 4 (4.76%) Samza
13 4 (4.76%) SOAP
14 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Animation
4 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.19%) SCORM
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) CentOS
3 3 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.24%) TDD
3 25 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (28.57%) BDD
5 17 (20.24%) DevOps
6 16 (19.05%) MVC
7 15 (17.86%) Microservices
7 15 (17.86%) Test Automation
8 14 (16.67%) OO
8 14 (16.67%) Web Development
9 13 (15.48%) User Stories
10 12 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.29%) MVVM
10 12 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (13.10%) Front End Development
12 10 (11.90%) Coaching
12 10 (11.90%) Service Management
13 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
13 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.52%) Groovy
3 8 (9.52%) SQL
4 5 (5.95%) VBScript
5 3 (3.57%) AWK
5 3 (3.57%) C#
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.57%) SAS Macro
5 3 (3.57%) sed
6 2 (2.38%) Go
6 2 (2.38%) PHP
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby
6 2 (2.38%) Scala
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 39 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.38%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) Docker
2 9 (10.71%) vCloud
3 8 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (8.33%) Postfix
4 7 (8.33%) Squid
5 3 (3.57%) HDFS
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.38%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Kubernetes
2 9 (10.71%) Ansible
2 9 (10.71%) Puppet
3 8 (9.52%) Kibana
3 8 (9.52%) Terraform
3 8 (9.52%) ZABBIX
4 7 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (8.33%) logstash
4 7 (8.33%) Rancher
4 7 (8.33%) Rsyslog
4 7 (8.33%) Sysdig
5 4 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.19%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Adobe
1 11 (13.10%) VMware
2 8 (9.52%) Sonatype
3 4 (4.76%) IBM
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Greenplum
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) CA
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.19%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
6 1 (1.19%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.19%) Zend
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