The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 128 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.63% 3.32% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 4.54% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 50
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £30.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +18.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.00%
Scrum
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2068 2223 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.85% 73.05% 69.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1262 848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 140
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the East of England region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the East of England region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +23 45 £375 +16.27% 37
Essex +9 25 £400 -5.88% 7
Hertfordshire -9 18 £381 -7.57% 19
Norfolk +10 16 £397 +32.16% 3
Bedfordshire -6 14 £475 +26.66% 18
Suffolk +9 9 £376 +25.16% 8
East Anglia - 1 - - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 260 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.39%) TDD
3 71 (24.65%) Java
4 62 (21.53%) E-Commerce
5 55 (19.10%) C#
6 51 (17.71%) .NET
7 50 (17.36%) Project Management
8 48 (16.67%) SQL
9 47 (16.32%) PRINCE2
10 45 (15.63%) HTML
11 42 (14.58%) Finance
12 41 (14.24%) Web Services
12 41 (14.24%) JIRA
13 39 (13.54%) JavaScript
14 37 (12.85%) CSS
15 34 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (11.81%) User Stories
16 33 (11.46%) XML
17 31 (10.76%) OO
17 31 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 30 (10.42%) Linux
18 30 (10.42%) Waterfall
19 27 (9.38%) Windows
19 27 (9.38%) MVC
19 27 (9.38%) Use Case
19 27 (9.38%) BDD
20 26 (9.03%) QA
20 26 (9.03%) UNIX
20 26 (9.03%) XHTML
20 26 (9.03%) SOAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.60%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.51%) Confluence
3 6 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.39%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.69%) Mule
6 2 (0.69%) Drupal
6 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) JBoss
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Node.js
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.74%) MS Office
3 5 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Project
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.04%) Agresso
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.78%) PaaS
2 5 (1.74%) SaaS
3 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.43%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.69%) ZigBee
3 2 (0.69%) 802.15
3 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) VPN
4 1 (0.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.35%) DVB
4 1 (0.35%) TACACS
4 1 (0.35%) MPLS
4 1 (0.35%) OSPF
4 1 (0.35%) BGP
4 1 (0.35%) IGMP
4 1 (0.35%) RTSP
4 1 (0.35%) Wireless
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.64%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.39%) Impala
5 4 (1.39%) Big Data
5 4 (1.39%) Sqoop
5 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.04%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) MySQL
8 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (14.24%) JIRA
2 17 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 16 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 15 (5.21%) Ant
5 10 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.43%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.74%) Subversion
8 5 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.39%) Selenium
9 4 (1.39%) Maven
10 3 (1.04%) JUnit
10 3 (1.04%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.69%) Geb
11 2 (0.69%) Gradle
11 2 (0.69%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.69%) Moq
General
1 42 (14.58%) Finance
2 23 (7.99%) Retail
3 20 (6.94%) Marketing
4 18 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.47%) Legal
6 6 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.74%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Automotive
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (30.21%) Developer
2 58 (20.14%) Project Manager
3 35 (12.15%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.46%) Analyst
5 29 (10.07%) ScrumMaster
5 29 (10.07%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.86%) Integration Manager
8 14 (4.86%) Integration Project Manager
9 13 (4.51%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (4.51%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.82%) Agile Project Manager
11 11 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (3.47%) Architect
13 9 (3.13%) Agile Coach
14 8 (2.78%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.71%) .NET
2 45 (15.63%) HTML
3 41 (14.24%) Web Services
4 37 (12.85%) CSS
5 33 (11.46%) XML
6 26 (9.03%) XHTML
6 26 (9.03%) SOAP
6 26 (9.03%) J2EE
7 23 (7.99%) WCF
8 20 (6.94%) jQuery
9 19 (6.60%) Spring
9 19 (6.60%) Ajax
10 17 (5.90%) HTML5
11 16 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET
11 16 (5.56%) TopLink
12 14 (4.86%) JAX-WS
12 14 (4.86%) REST
12 14 (4.86%) JAX-RS
13 12 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.60%) Open Source
2 12 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.74%) IPTV
4 5 (1.74%) Clustering
4 5 (1.74%) FMCG
4 5 (1.74%) User Experience
5 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.39%) Streaming Media
5 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.04%) PMI
6 3 (1.04%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.69%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.69%) EMV
7 2 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.42%) Linux
2 27 (9.38%) Windows
3 26 (9.03%) UNIX
4 16 (5.56%) Solaris
5 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) Android
5 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (26.39%) TDD
3 62 (21.53%) E-Commerce
4 50 (17.36%) Project Management
5 47 (16.32%) PRINCE2
6 34 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (11.81%) User Stories
7 31 (10.76%) OO
7 31 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.42%) Waterfall
9 27 (9.38%) MVC
9 27 (9.38%) Use Case
9 27 (9.38%) BDD
10 21 (7.29%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.94%) RUP
12 19 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (6.60%) Content Management
13 18 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (5.90%) Kanban
15 16 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.65%) Java
2 55 (19.10%) C#
3 48 (16.67%) SQL
4 39 (13.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (5.21%) Python
6 13 (4.51%) C
7 11 (3.82%) Ruby
8 9 (3.13%) C++
8 9 (3.13%) Scala
9 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.39%) VBScript
11 3 (1.04%) VB
11 3 (1.04%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.69%) Groovy
12 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (4.86%) ISEB
2 11 (3.82%) Degree
2 11 (3.82%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.43%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.39%) IIBA
7 2 (0.69%) PMP
8 1 (0.35%) MCP
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) OCP
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.03%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) RANCID
Vendors
1 25 (8.68%) Oracle
2 23 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.25%) IBM
4 15 (5.21%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.78%) SAP
6 7 (2.43%) hybris
7 5 (1.74%) HP
8 4 (1.39%) Perforce
9 3 (1.04%) VMware
9 3 (1.04%) Twitter
10 2 (0.69%) NetCracker
10 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.69%) webMethods
10 2 (0.69%) Adobe
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.35%) Juniper
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco
11 1 (0.35%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £340 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £340 to £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago