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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
London / Croydon
Rank 8 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.64% 10.04% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.07% 11.16% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 3
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £474 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 146 251 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.91% 89.96% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 218 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
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 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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Croydon

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
3 35 (57.38%) SC Cleared
4 32 (52.46%) DevOps
5 25 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (39.34%) VMware
6 24 (39.34%) Linux
6 24 (39.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (37.70%) Puppet
7 23 (37.70%) vCloud
8 21 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (32.79%) Confluence
9 20 (32.79%) JIRA
10 19 (31.15%) Hadoop
11 15 (24.59%) Docker
11 15 (24.59%) DV Cleared
11 15 (24.59%) Java
11 15 (24.59%) Service Management
12 14 (22.95%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (22.95%) ZABBIX
12 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
12 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
12 14 (22.95%) Kubernetes
13 13 (21.31%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (21.31%) User Stories
13 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
13 13 (21.31%) DNS
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle
14 12 (19.67%) Workflow
14 12 (19.67%) Software Packaging

Scrum
Top Related 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 20 (32.79%) Confluence
2 11 (18.03%) Apache
3 10 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (13.11%) nginx
5 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) CMS
6 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.64%) Jetty
6 1 (1.64%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) HipChat
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) CA PPM
1 2 (3.28%) Primavera
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) Reverse Proxy
2 11 (18.03%) VPN
3 10 (16.39%) OpenLDAP
3 10 (16.39%) OpenVPN
3 10 (16.39%) SSH
4 7 (11.48%) IPsec
5 5 (8.20%) Firewall
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.92%) LDAP
6 3 (4.92%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) DMZ
7 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Hadoop
2 14 (22.95%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (16.39%) Big Data
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) JIRA
2 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.31%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (16.39%) Ant
4 10 (16.39%) JUnit
4 10 (16.39%) Liquibase
4 10 (16.39%) Maven
4 10 (16.39%) SonarQube
5 9 (14.75%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.64%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.64%) GitLab
8 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Data Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Business Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Identity Management Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Software Packaging
2 10 (16.39%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (16.39%) MCollective
3 5 (8.20%) REST
4 4 (6.56%) CSS
4 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) Node.js
6 2 (3.28%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.28%) Sass
6 2 (3.28%) Spring
6 2 (3.28%) Spring Security
7 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.64%) CSS3
7 1 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.64%) Laravel
7 1 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.20%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Animation
3 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.64%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.64%) SCORM
3 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) CentOS
3 10 (16.39%) Unix
4 7 (11.48%) RancherOS
4 7 (11.48%) VyOS
5 4 (6.56%) Windows
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) DevOps
3 25 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (39.34%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (24.59%) Service Management
6 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
6 13 (21.31%) User Stories
7 12 (19.67%) Workflow
8 11 (18.03%) Project Management
9 10 (16.39%) Build Automation
9 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.75%) Identity Management
11 6 (9.84%) Coaching
11 6 (9.84%) Product Management
11 6 (9.84%) TDD
12 5 (8.20%) BDD
12 5 (8.20%) Release Management
12 5 (8.20%) Software Delivery
12 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.20%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) Scala
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) Groovy
5 1 (1.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
2 35 (57.38%) SC Cleared
3 15 (24.59%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.56%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) vCloud
2 15 (24.59%) Docker
3 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.39%) HDFS
4 10 (16.39%) Postfix
4 10 (16.39%) Squid
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (37.70%) Puppet
2 14 (22.95%) Kubernetes
2 14 (22.95%) ZABBIX
3 11 (18.03%) Ansible
3 11 (18.03%) Kibana
3 11 (18.03%) logstash
4 10 (16.39%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (16.39%) Rancher
4 10 (16.39%) Terraform
5 8 (13.11%) HAProxy
6 7 (11.48%) Consul
6 7 (11.48%) Packer
7 3 (4.92%) FortiGate
7 3 (4.92%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.64%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.64%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) VMware
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Sonatype
4 9 (14.75%) Hortonworks
5 7 (11.48%) AppDynamics
5 7 (11.48%) Vyatta
6 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.92%) AlienVault
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco
7 3 (4.92%) Juniper
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) SAP