Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3424 3673 3061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.17% 8.08% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 9.42% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2540 2858 2244
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £369 £350 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £468 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +3.89% +8.43% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
London median hourly rate £32.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £28.46 - £24.24
90th Percentile £45.25 - £67.00
England median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.06% +1.19% +1.20%

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36234 38975 38360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.43% 85.77% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25922 28226 27093
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 342 524
London median hourly rate £24.12 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.16% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.94 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £51.65 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +6.86%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in London

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor 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 25 July 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
Central London -7 567 £500 +11.11% 91
South London +4 167 £475 +11.76% 12
West London +1 119 £473 -4.06% 47
East London +15 89 £470 +3.01% 16
North London -7 13 £400 -11.11% 4
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 London region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3125 (91.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1188 (34.70%) TDD
3 1126 (32.89%) Java
4 871 (25.44%) JavaScript
5 832 (24.30%) Finance
6 824 (24.07%) Kanban
7 671 (19.60%) BDD
8 638 (18.63%) JIRA
9 622 (18.17%) Continuous Integration
10 618 (18.05%) HTML
11 594 (17.35%) Git (software)
12 576 (16.82%) CSS
13 542 (15.83%) Banking
14 539 (15.74%) SQL
15 532 (15.54%) Test Automation
16 529 (15.45%) AngularJS
16 529 (15.45%) DevOps
17 481 (14.05%) Jenkins
18 431 (12.59%) REST
19 429 (12.53%) Spring
20 423 (12.35%) .NET
21 421 (12.30%) C#
22 406 (11.86%) Web Services
23 393 (11.48%) Microservices
24 384 (11.21%) HTML5
25 375 (10.95%) OO
26 359 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
27 349 (10.19%) E-Commerce
28 345 (10.08%) RESTful
29 342 (9.99%) MVC

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
1 269 (7.86%) Confluence
2 137 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 122 (3.56%) Apache Spark
4 99 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 88 (2.57%) Apache
6 78 (2.28%) CMS
7 66 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 54 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 47 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 45 (1.31%) JBoss
11 39 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 30 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 28 (0.82%) IIS
14 23 (0.67%) Mule
15 22 (0.64%) nginx
16 19 (0.55%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
17 17 (0.50%) GlassFish
18 16 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 53 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 32 (0.93%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (0.32%) InVision
8 10 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.29%) HipChat
9 6 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.058%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.029%) InDesign
13 1 (0.029%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 52 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.58%) Magento
3 12 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.12%) Endur
6 4 (0.12%) iTrent
6 4 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.088%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.088%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.088%) Primavera
8 2 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.058%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.029%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.029%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.029%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 359 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (3.86%) GitHub
4 85 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 59 (1.72%) PaaS
6 42 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 35 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 33 (0.96%) IaaS
9 28 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 27 (0.79%) SaaS
11 26 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 24 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.58%) Heroku
15 19 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 16 (0.47%) Twilio
18 13 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
19 12 (0.35%) Force.com
19 12 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.42%) HTTP
2 42 (1.23%) Internet
3 39 (1.14%) Kerberos
4 29 (0.85%) DNS
4 29 (0.85%) Network Security
5 24 (0.70%) Firewall
6 21 (0.61%) LDAP
6 21 (0.61%) SMS
7 20 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 19 (0.55%) SSL
9 13 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
10 11 (0.32%) OpenVPN
10 11 (0.32%) SSH
10 11 (0.32%) VPN
11 10 (0.29%) Intranet
12 8 (0.23%) DSL
13 7 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (0.15%) Skype
15 5 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 239 (6.98%) Hadoop
3 232 (6.78%) Big Data
4 209 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 197 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 166 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 162 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
8 140 (4.09%) MySQL
9 111 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (2.37%) HBase
11 66 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 65 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 54 (1.58%) RDBMS
14 51 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 44 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 42 (1.23%) DB2
17 38 (1.11%) Oracle Database
18 36 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
18 36 (1.05%) Redis
19 30 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 638 (18.63%) JIRA
2 594 (17.35%) Git (software)
3 481 (14.05%) Jenkins
4 223 (6.51%) Cucumber
4 223 (6.51%) Maven
5 212 (6.19%) Selenium
6 158 (4.61%) TeamCity
7 148 (4.32%) JUnit
8 115 (3.36%) Subversion
9 112 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 95 (2.77%) WebDriver
11 92 (2.69%) Grunt
12 91 (2.66%) Visual Studio
13 79 (2.31%) gulp
14 77 (2.25%) IntelliJ
15 72 (2.10%) Gradle
16 70 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
17 64 (1.87%) Ant
18 62 (1.81%) Mockito
19 58 (1.69%) Jasmine
General
1 832 (24.30%) Finance
2 542 (15.83%) Banking
3 211 (6.16%) Retail
4 150 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 132 (3.86%) Marketing
6 121 (3.53%) Front Office
7 80 (2.34%) Games
8 77 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 65 (1.90%) Publishing
10 58 (1.69%) Manufacturing
11 57 (1.66%) Electronics
12 43 (1.26%) Back Office
13 42 (1.23%) Legal
14 39 (1.14%) Retail Banking
15 33 (0.96%) Law
16 32 (0.93%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.85%) Advertising
18 24 (0.70%) Private Banking
19 12 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
20 8 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1593 (46.52%) Developer
2 450 (13.14%) Java Developer
3 376 (10.98%) Analyst
4 280 (8.18%) Business Analyst
5 249 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 219 (6.40%) Scrum Master
7 188 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 186 (5.43%) .NET Developer
9 173 (5.05%) C# Developer
10 170 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 149 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 147 (4.29%) Architect
13 138 (4.03%) Agile Developer
14 125 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
15 109 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
16 103 (3.01%) Agile Business Analyst
17 101 (2.95%) Tester
18 95 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
19 94 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
20 93 (2.72%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (18.05%) HTML
2 576 (16.82%) CSS
3 529 (15.45%) AngularJS
4 431 (12.59%) REST
5 429 (12.53%) Spring
6 423 (12.35%) .NET
7 406 (11.86%) Web Services
8 384 (11.21%) HTML5
9 345 (10.08%) RESTful
10 335 (9.78%) Node.js
11 282 (8.24%) JSON
12 249 (7.27%) CSS3
13 237 (6.92%) React
14 223 (6.51%) XML
15 207 (6.05%) ASP.NET
16 191 (5.58%) SOAP
17 182 (5.32%) jQuery
18 150 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 140 (4.09%) Hibernate
20 127 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 336 (9.81%) User Experience
2 235 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 182 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 154 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 134 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 92 (2.69%) Fintech
7 91 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 80 (2.34%) Derivative
9 67 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (1.90%) Fixed Income
11 61 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 55 (1.61%) iPad
13 53 (1.55%) Equities
13 53 (1.55%) Virtual Team
14 43 (1.26%) iPhone
14 43 (1.26%) Public Cloud
15 42 (1.23%) Data Structures
16 40 (1.17%) Management Information System
17 32 (0.93%) Blog
18 29 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 316 (9.23%) Linux
2 185 (5.40%) Windows
3 136 (3.97%) Unix
4 124 (3.62%) Android
4 124 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 52 (1.52%) CentOS
6 51 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 10 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.18%) Solaris
11 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.088%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.058%) SUSE
14 1 (0.029%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.029%) MVS
14 1 (0.029%) VMS
14 1 (0.029%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.029%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3125 (91.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1188 (34.70%) TDD
3 824 (24.07%) Kanban
4 671 (19.60%) BDD
5 622 (18.17%) Continuous Integration
6 532 (15.54%) Test Automation
7 529 (15.45%) DevOps
8 393 (11.48%) Microservices
9 375 (10.95%) OO
10 349 (10.19%) E-Commerce
11 342 (9.99%) MVC
12 329 (9.61%) User Stories
13 313 (9.14%) Software Engineering
14 296 (8.64%) Project Management
15 269 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 238 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 221 (6.45%) Front End Development
18 220 (6.43%) Open Source
19 217 (6.34%) Pair Programming
20 216 (6.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1126 (32.89%) Java
2 871 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 539 (15.74%) SQL
4 421 (12.30%) C#
5 305 (8.91%) Python
6 282 (8.24%) Scala
7 153 (4.47%) Ruby
8 105 (3.07%) Shell Script
9 80 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 79 (2.31%) Groovy
11 77 (2.25%) ES6
12 69 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 68 (1.99%) Apple Swift
13 68 (1.99%) Objective-C
14 65 (1.90%) C++
15 57 (1.66%) PowerShell
16 45 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 43 (1.26%) PHP
18 42 (1.23%) Perl
19 39 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 295 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 244 (7.13%) Degree
3 233 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (1.23%) PMI Certification
6 41 (1.20%) PMP
7 38 (1.11%) ISEB
8 25 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 25 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 22 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 22 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 16 (0.47%) MAPM
12 12 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.26%) CFA
14 9 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.23%) IIBA
15 8 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (8.00%) QA
2 59 (1.72%) MiFID
3 48 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 34 (0.99%) PMO
5 33 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
6 31 (0.91%) EMIR
7 16 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.15%) FATCA
9 5 (0.15%) WCAG
10 4 (0.12%) COBIT
10 4 (0.12%) P3O
10 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.12%) SEPA
11 3 (0.088%) GCP
11 3 (0.088%) SLA
12 2 (0.058%) HL7
12 2 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 226 (6.60%) Docker
2 50 (1.46%) HDFS
3 34 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 31 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (0.88%) vCloud
6 21 (0.61%) Active Directory
7 18 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.32%) Postfix
8 11 (0.32%) Squid
9 9 (0.26%) OpenIDM
10 7 (0.20%) OpenDJ
10 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.12%) NFS
12 3 (0.088%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.088%) vSphere
13 2 (0.058%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.058%) KVM
13 2 (0.058%) Xen
13 2 (0.058%) XenApp
13 2 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 138 (4.03%) Puppet
2 123 (3.59%) Ansible
3 101 (2.95%) Kubernetes
4 88 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (2.10%) Terraform
6 48 (1.40%) Kibana
7 45 (1.31%) logstash
7 45 (1.31%) ZABBIX
8 19 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (0.50%) Rancher
10 15 (0.44%) Graphite
11 14 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.41%) Grafana
12 13 (0.38%) Oozie
13 10 (0.29%) Nagios
13 10 (0.29%) Rsyslog
13 10 (0.29%) Sysdig
14 9 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 7 (0.20%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 272 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 228 (6.66%) Oracle
3 103 (3.01%) SAP
4 67 (1.96%) Adobe
5 63 (1.84%) Atlassian
6 60 (1.75%) IBM
7 58 (1.69%) VMware
8 56 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (1.37%) Cloudera
10 45 (1.31%) hybris
11 41 (1.20%) New Relic
12 40 (1.17%) Red Hat
13 36 (1.05%) Google
13 36 (1.05%) Hortonworks
14 35 (1.02%) Splunk
15 29 (0.85%) Apple
16 28 (0.82%) Xamarin
17 22 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
18 21 (0.61%) Sitecore
18 21 (0.61%) Tableau
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Knowit
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £530 per day + 6 Months
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Endell
Rate: From £350 to £475 per day dependent on seniority
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable Daily Rate. 3 month contract with possible exte
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Difrent
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £512 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mane Contract Services Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago