Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 May 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 25 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3,046 1,740 1,406
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 7.96% 7.17% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 7.88% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,205 1,009
10th Percentile £425 £375 £400
25th Percentile £500 £450 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £615
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 5 2
10th Percentile - £35.50 £54.56
25th Percentile £39.75 £46.00 £55.77
Median hourly rate £44.50 £59.00 £60.60
Median % change year-on-year -24.58% -2.63% +4.47%
75th Percentile £49.25 £63.75 £64.46
90th Percentile £78.75 £66.52 £65.11
England median hourly rate £45.00 £57.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -21.40% +20.53% -9.95%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 35,029 22,087 17,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.52% 90.98% 89.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,608 15,826 12,801
10th Percentile £400 £350 £325
25th Percentile £475 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £615
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
England median daily rate £545 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 231 225
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.00 £13.60
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.13 £18.50
Median hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.23% +22.64% +20.45%
75th Percentile £50.00 £51.56 £47.12
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.50 £59.00
England median hourly rate £26.98 £24.47 £21.57
% change year-on-year +10.26% +13.44% -4.13%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scrum in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +1 328 £550 -1.79% 83
West London +5 96 £575 +9.52% 15
South London +8 54 £550 +12.82% 8
East London -5 11 £644 +19.77% 32
Scrum
England

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

1 2,684 (88.12%) Agile
2 872 (28.63%) Finance
3 810 (26.59%) Kanban
4 785 (25.77%) Social Skills
5 777 (25.51%) DevOps
6 743 (24.39%) Azure
7 640 (21.01%) JIRA
8 544 (17.86%) CI/CD
9 541 (17.76%) Java
10 499 (16.38%) SQL
11 488 (16.02%) TDD
12 480 (15.76%) Microservices
13 464 (15.23%) AWS
14 452 (14.84%) Microsoft
15 418 (13.72%) JavaScript
16 394 (12.93%) Python
17 390 (12.80%) Git (software)
18 385 (12.64%) Project Management
19 381 (12.51%) Test Automation
20 378 (12.41%) Banking
21 367 (12.05%) Docker
22 358 (11.75%) Confluence
23 354 (11.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
24 344 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
25 343 (11.26%) Kubernetes
26 341 (11.20%) C#
27 338 (11.10%) User Stories
28 334 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
29 333 (10.93%) Jenkins
30 294 (9.65%) .NET

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 358 (11.75%) Confluence
2 75 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 74 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 43 (1.41%) Apache
5 34 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 29 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 28 (0.92%) CMS
8 25 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
9 18 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 16 (0.53%) IIS
11 11 (0.36%) SAS
12 8 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.26%) DataSynapse
12 8 (0.26%) Jetty
12 8 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.23%) JBoss
13 7 (0.23%) nginx
13 7 (0.23%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 79 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
3 44 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
4 43 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.33%) Sketch
6 8 (0.26%) InVision
7 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.066%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.066%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.066%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.033%) Maya
11 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.49%) HiPortfolio
3 14 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 11 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.23%) Shopify
8 6 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.13%) CA PPM
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
9 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.098%) Maximo
10 3 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.066%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.066%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.066%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 743 (24.39%) Azure
2 464 (15.23%) AWS
3 169 (5.55%) GitHub
4 153 (5.02%) GCP
5 150 (4.92%) Power Platform
6 105 (3.45%) Serverless
7 97 (3.18%) PaaS
8 70 (2.30%) SaaS
9 67 (2.20%) IaaS
10 65 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
11 47 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
12 44 (1.44%) OpenShift
13 43 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
14 42 (1.38%) Amazon S3
15 37 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
16 32 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
16 32 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
17 30 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
18 27 (0.89%) Azure Functions
18 27 (0.89%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.18%) Firewall
2 30 (0.98%) RTMP
3 28 (0.92%) HTTP
4 27 (0.89%) MQTT
5 21 (0.69%) Internet
6 18 (0.59%) DNS
7 13 (0.43%) Skype
8 12 (0.39%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.36%) BGP
10 9 (0.30%) MPLS
11 8 (0.26%) SAN
12 7 (0.23%) VPN
12 7 (0.23%) WAN
13 6 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (0.20%) LAN
13 6 (0.20%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.16%) 5G
14 5 (0.16%) Broadband
14 5 (0.16%) DHCP
14 5 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 170 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (4.37%) Power BI
4 127 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 115 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 106 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 104 (3.41%) Big Data
8 80 (2.63%) Data Lake
9 72 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 48 (1.58%) MySQL
11 45 (1.48%) Tableau
12 29 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 27 (0.89%) Oracle Database
15 25 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
16 20 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 20 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 20 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 640 (21.01%) JIRA
2 390 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 333 (10.93%) Jenkins
4 137 (4.50%) Maven
5 134 (4.40%) GitLab
6 79 (2.59%) Gradle
7 70 (2.30%) TeamCity
8 65 (2.13%) JUnit
8 65 (2.13%) Selenium
9 58 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 55 (1.81%) Visual Studio
11 47 (1.54%) SonarQube
12 45 (1.48%) webpack
13 41 (1.35%) Bitbucket
14 40 (1.31%) Mockito
15 38 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
16 36 (1.18%) Subversion
17 35 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
18 33 (1.08%) Postman
19 32 (1.05%) Cypress.io
General
1 872 (28.63%) Finance
2 785 (25.77%) Social Skills
3 378 (12.41%) Banking
4 288 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 160 (5.25%) Public Sector
6 159 (5.22%) Presentation Skills
7 148 (4.86%) Retail
8 145 (4.76%) Investment Banking
9 134 (4.40%) Front Office
10 86 (2.82%) Legal
11 79 (2.59%) Marketing
12 68 (2.23%) Influencing Skills
13 53 (1.74%) Financial Institution
14 44 (1.44%) Telecoms
15 42 (1.38%) Publishing
16 40 (1.31%) Law
16 40 (1.31%) Retail Banking
17 38 (1.25%) Back Office
18 35 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
19 34 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 757 (24.85%) Developer
2 358 (11.75%) Scrum Master
3 350 (11.49%) Analyst
4 273 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 227 (7.45%) Project Manager
6 197 (6.47%) Java Developer
7 153 (5.02%) Architect
8 131 (4.30%) Delivery Manager
9 125 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 112 (3.68%) Senior Developer
11 102 (3.35%) Agile Coach
12 100 (3.28%) Data Engineer
13 93 (3.05%) Product Owner
14 84 (2.76%) .NET Developer
15 81 (2.66%) C# Developer
16 78 (2.56%) Azure Engineer
17 75 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
17 75 (2.46%) Python Developer
18 69 (2.27%) Designer
19 61 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (9.65%) .NET
2 242 (7.94%) HTML
3 238 (7.81%) React
4 230 (7.55%) CSS
5 221 (7.26%) REST
6 184 (6.04%) Spring
7 176 (5.78%) Kafka
8 164 (5.38%) Node.js
9 158 (5.19%) AngularJS
10 155 (5.09%) RESTful
11 145 (4.76%) .NET Framework
12 133 (4.37%) Spring Boot
13 119 (3.91%) Web Services
14 98 (3.22%) HTML5
15 97 (3.18%) JSON
16 82 (2.69%) ASP.NET
17 72 (2.36%) .NET Core
18 71 (2.33%) XML
19 54 (1.77%) Sass
20 53 (1.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 229 (7.52%) User Experience
2 85 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
3 77 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 75 (2.46%) Cloud Native
4 75 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 74 (2.43%) Virtual Team
6 73 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 60 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 60 (1.97%) Derivative
8 56 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
9 52 (1.71%) Hedge funds
10 51 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 46 (1.51%) Fixed Income
12 39 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
14 36 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
14 36 (1.18%) IoT
15 32 (1.05%) Data Centre
15 32 (1.05%) Management Information System
15 32 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 159 (5.22%) Linux
2 86 (2.82%) Windows
3 65 (2.13%) Unix
4 35 (1.15%) Android
5 34 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.16%) CentOS
10 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.098%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.066%) MVS
14 1 (0.033%) AIX
14 1 (0.033%) VMS
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,684 (88.12%) Agile
2 810 (26.59%) Kanban
3 777 (25.51%) DevOps
4 544 (17.86%) CI/CD
5 488 (16.02%) TDD
6 480 (15.76%) Microservices
7 385 (12.64%) Project Management
8 381 (12.51%) Test Automation
9 354 (11.62%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 344 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 338 (11.10%) User Stories
12 334 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
13 288 (9.46%) Software Engineering
14 278 (9.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 273 (8.96%) Analytics
16 267 (8.77%) SDLC
17 260 (8.54%) BDD
18 257 (8.44%) Coaching
19 243 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
20 238 (7.81%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 541 (17.76%) Java
2 499 (16.38%) SQL
3 418 (13.72%) JavaScript
4 394 (12.93%) Python
5 341 (11.20%) C#
6 178 (5.84%) TypeScript
7 105 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 76 (2.50%) Bash
9 74 (2.43%) Scala
10 56 (1.84%) C++
11 44 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 37 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 35 (1.15%) C
14 30 (0.98%) R
15 29 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 29 (0.95%) XAML
16 28 (0.92%) Apex Code
16 28 (0.92%) ES6
17 27 (0.89%) Go
17 27 (0.89%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 255 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 220 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 154 (5.06%) Degree
4 87 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 74 (2.43%) PMP
6 69 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 50 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 41 (1.35%) APMP
9 22 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.30%) FFIEC
14 9 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.26%) CISSP
15 8 (0.26%) IIBA
16 7 (0.23%) ISEB
16 7 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (7.12%) QA
2 76 (2.50%) PMO
3 54 (1.77%) Accessibility
4 53 (1.74%) Data Quality
5 42 (1.38%) GDPR
6 18 (0.59%) NIST
7 11 (0.36%) MiFID
8 10 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.33%) SLA
9 9 (0.30%) GLBA
10 8 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.26%) WCAG
11 4 (0.13%) EMIR
11 4 (0.13%) GxP
12 3 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.098%) IFRS
12 3 (0.098%) IFRS 17
12 3 (0.098%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.066%) GRC
System Software
1 367 (12.05%) Docker
2 47 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.26%) HDFS
4 8 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.13%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 4 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.13%) LXC
7 3 (0.098%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.066%) OpenDJ
8 2 (0.066%) Postfix
9 1 (0.033%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.033%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 343 (11.26%) Kubernetes
2 173 (5.68%) Terraform
3 117 (3.84%) Ansible
4 68 (2.23%) Grafana
5 59 (1.94%) Prometheus
6 32 (1.05%) Kibana
7 28 (0.92%) Puppet
8 18 (0.59%) Istio
9 16 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 9 (0.30%) Netcool
13 8 (0.26%) Consul
13 8 (0.26%) logstash
13 8 (0.26%) Packer
14 7 (0.23%) Argo
15 6 (0.20%) HP Fortify
16 5 (0.16%) HP ALM
16 5 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
17 4 (0.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 452 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 192 (6.30%) Oracle
3 98 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
4 82 (2.69%) Google
5 77 (2.53%) Databricks
6 62 (2.04%) SAP
7 58 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 54 (1.77%) Splunk
9 48 (1.58%) Atlassian
10 44 (1.44%) Adobe
11 35 (1.15%) IBM
12 28 (0.92%) AppDynamics
13 25 (0.82%) VMware
14 23 (0.76%) Informatica
15 21 (0.69%) TIBCO
16 20 (0.66%) Bloomberg
17 19 (0.62%) Cisco
17 19 (0.62%) Citrix
17 19 (0.62%) MuleSoft
18 18 (0.59%) Workday