Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 9.80% 4.32% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.32% 4.98% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 10
Hounslow median daily rate £495 £394 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -3.96% -8.12%
10th Percentile £393 £300 £304
90th Percentile £585 £548 £469
West London median daily rate £493 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +9.44% +4.05% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - £55.00 -
West London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 265 261 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 86.60% 86.71% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 156 200
Hounslow median daily rate £490 £440 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% +7.32% -2.38%
10th Percentile £288 £231 £281
90th Percentile £587 £567 £513
West London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 10
Hounslow median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.26% +19.48% -45.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.20 £16.18
90th Percentile £122.90 £65.94 £33.08
West London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.15% +31.82%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Hounslow

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Hounslow

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Hounslow over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Hounslow

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Hounslow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Hounslow

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Osterley +1 14 £475 -7.77%
Isleworth - 14 £446 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £350 -
Feltham +5 1 - - 2
Brentford - 1 £490 -
Scrum
West 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) Unix
5 12 (40.00%) Web Services
5 12 (40.00%) RESTful
5 12 (40.00%) BDD
5 12 (40.00%) Ruby
6 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
7 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (33.33%) Kanban
7 10 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (30.00%) JSON
8 9 (30.00%) Python
8 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (26.67%) XML
9 8 (26.67%) Degree
9 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
9 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
9 8 (26.67%) User Stories
10 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
10 7 (23.33%) Calabash
10 7 (23.33%) Xamarin
10 7 (23.33%) Scrum-ban

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Drupal
3 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Google Play
2 1 (3.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.33%) HBase
4 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Cucumber
2 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (23.33%) Calabash
3 7 (23.33%) Xcode
4 6 (20.00%) Appium
4 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.67%) JMeter
5 5 (16.67%) JUnit
6 4 (13.33%) Gradle
6 4 (13.33%) Mockito
7 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (3.33%) Gatling
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.33%) Protractor
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.33%) TestNG
7 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Developer in Test
3 6 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Scala Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Hadoop Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Online Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Product Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) RESTful
1 12 (40.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) JSON
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 7 (23.33%) Gherkin
4 7 (23.33%) Velocity
5 5 (16.67%) Kafka
5 5 (16.67%) REST
6 4 (13.33%) Dropwizard
6 4 (13.33%) Guice
6 4 (13.33%) Ratpack
6 4 (13.33%) Spring
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) Cocoa
7 2 (6.67%) React Native
8 1 (3.33%) CSS
8 1 (3.33%) HTML
8 1 (3.33%) jQuery
8 1 (3.33%) OAuth
8 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
1 7 (23.33%) Video on Demand
1 7 (23.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.67%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) iPhone
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (40.00%) BDD
5 10 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (33.33%) Kanban
6 9 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 8 (26.67%) User Stories
8 7 (23.33%) ATDD
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (23.33%) Release Management
8 7 (23.33%) Scrum-ban
9 6 (20.00%) Mobile Development
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) Ruby
3 9 (30.00%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (23.33%) Apple Swift
5 4 (13.33%) Groovy
5 4 (13.33%) Scala
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Xamarin
2 3 (10.00%) Apple
2 3 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce
3 1 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.33%) VMware