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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1602 1897 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.82% 8.19% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.14% 9.61% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1194 1517 997
Median daily rate £488 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 - £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 - £73.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.58%  

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 17524 19744 18333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.55% 85.23% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12580 14376 12799
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 181 266
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.62% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 249 £500 +0.75% 79
Croydon +4 34 £475 +11.76% 2
Canary Wharf +1 10 £513 -
Feltham - 7 £425 -
Docklands, London +1 6 £591 +61.98%
Bromley +4 5 £450 -2.70% 5
Osterley -1 5 £450 -12.62%
Southwark - 4 £480 -
Hammersmith +2 2 £518 -
Uxbridge - 2 £425 - 1
Wimbledon +1 1 £360 -10.00% 1
Hendon -1 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £363 -7.05% 3
Westminster -7 1 £550 +29.41%
Greenwich - 1 £425 -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £475 - 1
Thornton Heath - 1 £525 -
West Drayton - 1 £250 -
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2819 (91.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1099 (35.76%) TDD
3 1029 (33.49%) Java
4 770 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 753 (24.50%) Kanban
6 717 (23.33%) Finance
7 612 (19.92%) BDD
8 594 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
9 547 (17.80%) HTML
10 533 (17.34%) Git (software)
11 523 (17.02%) CSS
12 506 (16.47%) JIRA
13 497 (16.17%) DevOps
14 463 (15.07%) SQL
15 454 (14.77%) Banking
16 433 (14.09%) Jenkins
17 413 (13.44%) C#
18 402 (13.08%) AngularJS
19 372 (12.11%) .NET
20 368 (11.98%) REST
21 362 (11.78%) Web Services
22 353 (11.49%) Spring
23 349 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
24 337 (10.97%) Linux
25 333 (10.84%) E-Commerce
26 330 (10.74%) Microservices
27 314 (10.22%) Software Engineering
28 310 (10.09%) HTML5
29 309 (10.06%) User Experience
30 292 (9.50%) Node.js

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
1 207 (6.74%) Confluence
2 105 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 99 (3.22%) Apache Spark
4 89 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 83 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 73 (2.38%) Apache
7 61 (1.99%) CMS
8 50 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 46 (1.50%) IIS
10 41 (1.33%) JBoss
11 40 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
12 37 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 28 (0.91%) OpenStack
14 26 (0.85%) nginx
15 21 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 19 (0.62%) GlassFish
16 19 (0.62%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.52%) Jetty
18 15 (0.49%) Mule
18 15 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 27 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.49%) HipChat
5 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.16%) InVision
9 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.13%) Gliffy
11 3 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.033%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 69 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.23%) Magento
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.098%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.098%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.098%) Primavera
7 3 (0.098%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.098%) Sonata
8 2 (0.065%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.033%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.033%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 349 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (2.67%) GitHub
4 80 (2.60%) PaaS
5 75 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 59 (1.92%) IaaS
7 45 (1.46%) SaaS
8 38 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 33 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 20 (0.65%) Heroku
12 18 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 17 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.39%) Office 365
17 11 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 11 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 10 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
19 9 (0.29%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.90%) HTTP
2 61 (1.99%) Internet
3 39 (1.27%) DNS
4 32 (1.04%) Firewall
5 26 (0.85%) SSL
6 25 (0.81%) Network Security
7 24 (0.78%) VPN
8 23 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
9 20 (0.65%) LDAP
10 18 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
11 17 (0.55%) SSH
12 15 (0.49%) OpenVPN
13 12 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.36%) DKIM
14 11 (0.36%) DMARC
14 11 (0.36%) SMTP
15 9 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (0.29%) Skype
15 9 (0.29%) WAN
16 7 (0.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 200 (6.51%) NoSQL
3 198 (6.44%) Big Data
4 187 (6.09%) Hadoop
5 163 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 159 (5.17%) MySQL
7 152 (4.95%) MongoDB
8 136 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
9 84 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 75 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 50 (1.63%) RDBMS
13 49 (1.59%) Oracle Database
14 46 (1.50%) DB2
15 35 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 35 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 34 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (1.04%) SQLite
18 27 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 27 (0.88%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 533 (17.34%) Git (software)
2 506 (16.47%) JIRA
3 433 (14.09%) Jenkins
4 212 (6.90%) Maven
5 180 (5.86%) Selenium
6 170 (5.53%) Cucumber
7 169 (5.50%) JUnit
8 143 (4.65%) TeamCity
9 138 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 94 (3.06%) Gradle
11 91 (2.96%) Subversion
12 82 (2.67%) Visual Studio
13 72 (2.34%) Mockito
14 71 (2.31%) WebDriver
15 69 (2.25%) gulp
16 65 (2.12%) Ant
17 63 (2.05%) Grunt
18 61 (1.99%) Hudson
19 56 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
20 54 (1.76%) Jasmine
General
1 717 (23.33%) Finance
2 454 (14.77%) Banking
3 173 (5.63%) Retail
4 133 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 106 (3.45%) Front Office
6 93 (3.03%) Marketing
7 68 (2.21%) Games
8 62 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 61 (1.99%) Publishing
10 46 (1.50%) Back Office
11 43 (1.40%) Electronics
11 43 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 35 (1.14%) Legal
13 34 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 32 (1.04%) Advertising
15 20 (0.65%) Retail Banking
16 19 (0.62%) Law
17 15 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.23%) Private Banking
19 6 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1402 (45.62%) Developer
2 416 (13.54%) Java Developer
3 335 (10.90%) Analyst
4 258 (8.40%) Business Analyst
5 249 (8.10%) Senior Developer
6 212 (6.90%) Scrum Master
7 176 (5.73%) Project Manager
8 170 (5.53%) Architect
8 170 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
9 167 (5.43%) C# Developer
10 160 (5.21%) .NET Developer
11 147 (4.78%) Agile Developer
12 137 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 118 (3.84%) Agile Business Analyst
14 117 (3.81%) Scala Developer
15 116 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
16 109 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
17 101 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
18 82 (2.67%) Tester
19 81 (2.64%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (17.80%) HTML
2 523 (17.02%) CSS
3 402 (13.08%) AngularJS
4 372 (12.11%) .NET
5 368 (11.98%) REST
6 362 (11.78%) Web Services
7 353 (11.49%) Spring
8 310 (10.09%) HTML5
9 292 (9.50%) Node.js
10 257 (8.36%) RESTful
11 253 (8.23%) JSON
12 223 (7.26%) XML
13 205 (6.67%) CSS3
14 201 (6.54%) jQuery
15 182 (5.92%) SOAP
16 174 (5.66%) React
17 151 (4.91%) ASP.NET
18 123 (4.00%) Hibernate
18 123 (4.00%) Sass
19 109 (3.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 309 (10.06%) User Experience
2 178 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 134 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 130 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 74 (2.41%) Fintech
8 69 (2.25%) Equities
8 69 (2.25%) Fixed Income
9 65 (2.12%) Derivative
10 63 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.53%) Virtual Team
12 45 (1.46%) iPad
13 38 (1.24%) Public Cloud
14 27 (0.88%) Blog
15 25 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 25 (0.81%) Data Centre
15 25 (0.81%) Data Structures
15 25 (0.81%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 337 (10.97%) Linux
2 181 (5.89%) Windows
3 168 (5.47%) Unix
4 110 (3.58%) Android
5 105 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (1.46%) CentOS
8 20 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.23%) VyOS
11 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.16%) Debian
12 5 (0.16%) RancherOS
12 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.13%) SUSE
14 2 (0.065%) Fedora
14 2 (0.065%) Solaris
14 2 (0.065%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2819 (91.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1099 (35.76%) TDD
3 753 (24.50%) Kanban
4 612 (19.92%) BDD
5 594 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
6 497 (16.17%) DevOps
7 333 (10.84%) E-Commerce
8 330 (10.74%) Microservices
9 314 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 275 (8.95%) OO
11 268 (8.72%) User Stories
12 266 (8.66%) Project Management
13 265 (8.62%) MVC
14 246 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
15 219 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 199 (6.48%) Pair Programming
17 188 (6.12%) Open Source
18 187 (6.09%) SDLC
18 187 (6.09%) Waterfall
19 183 (5.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1029 (33.49%) Java
2 770 (25.06%) JavaScript
3 463 (15.07%) SQL
4 413 (13.44%) C#
5 275 (8.95%) Scala
6 264 (8.59%) Python
7 155 (5.04%) Ruby
8 143 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 81 (2.64%) ES6
9 81 (2.64%) PHP
10 75 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 64 (2.08%) Groovy
12 60 (1.95%) C++
13 59 (1.92%) Perl
14 50 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 47 (1.53%) Apple Swift
15 47 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 43 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 37 (1.20%) C
18 36 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 244 (7.94%) Degree
2 234 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 193 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.27%) PMP
5 38 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 36 (1.17%) DV Cleared
7 26 (0.85%) ISEB
8 23 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 18 (0.59%) PhD
10 17 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.26%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.20%) APMP
15 6 (0.20%) CISSP
15 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (7.97%) QA
2 54 (1.76%) MiFID
3 43 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 41 (1.33%) EMIR
6 19 (0.62%) PMO
6 19 (0.62%) SDET
7 17 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.46%) FATCA
9 13 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
10 9 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (0.23%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.20%) SEPA
12 6 (0.20%) SLA
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (0.13%) COBIT
15 3 (0.098%) HL7
15 3 (0.098%) P3O
16 1 (0.033%) Basel III
16 1 (0.033%) ISO27005
System Software
1 258 (8.40%) Docker
2 43 (1.40%) vCloud
3 39 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (1.11%) HDFS
5 24 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.49%) Postfix
6 15 (0.49%) Squid
7 12 (0.39%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.13%) vSphere
9 4 (0.13%) Xen
10 3 (0.098%) NFS
11 1 (0.033%) Ceph
11 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.033%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) LXC
11 1 (0.033%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.033%) Varnish
11 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 134 (4.36%) Puppet
2 109 (3.55%) Ansible
3 87 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 58 (1.89%) Kibana
6 44 (1.43%) logstash
6 44 (1.43%) ZABBIX
7 41 (1.33%) Terraform
8 23 (0.75%) Rancher
9 18 (0.59%) Grafana
10 16 (0.52%) Graphite
10 16 (0.52%) HAProxy
11 15 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.42%) Nagios
14 12 (0.39%) Mesos
15 9 (0.29%) FortiGate
15 9 (0.29%) Forum Sentry
15 9 (0.29%) rkt
16 8 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 229 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 204 (6.64%) Oracle
3 85 (2.77%) Atlassian
4 68 (2.21%) SAP
5 67 (2.18%) VMware
6 55 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 50 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (1.46%) Adobe
9 44 (1.43%) Google
10 43 (1.40%) IBM
11 35 (1.14%) Splunk
12 32 (1.04%) Cloudera
13 31 (1.01%) Hortonworks
13 31 (1.01%) hybris
14 27 (0.88%) AppDynamics
14 27 (0.88%) New Relic
14 27 (0.88%) Tableau
15 26 (0.85%) MuleSoft
15 26 (0.85%) Perforce
16 24 (0.78%) Solace
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £485 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + New Tech, Greenfield project
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary, bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £515 per day
Posted: Yesterday