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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 29 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 141 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.54% 3.31% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.42% 4.52% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 61 52
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£400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
1900 1925 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.71% 73.28% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1079 828
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 144 124
Average hourly rate £24.50 £26.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +29 45 £375 -3.22% 31
Hertfordshire -1 31 £420 +6.66% 11
Bedfordshire +3 30 £500 +5.26% 14
Essex +12 14 £398 +6.00% 3
Norfolk +13 13 £300 - 2
Suffolk +7 8 £381 -1.61% 7
East Anglia - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 278 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.42%) TDD
3 77 (24.84%) .NET
4 76 (24.52%) Java
5 71 (22.90%) HTML
6 69 (22.26%) C#
7 65 (20.97%) JavaScript
8 62 (20.00%) CSS
9 61 (19.68%) SQL
10 56 (18.06%) Finance
11 55 (17.74%) XML
11 55 (17.74%) E-Commerce
12 54 (17.42%) MVC
13 48 (15.48%) Waterfall
14 47 (15.16%) Web Services
15 43 (13.87%) OO
15 43 (13.87%) Project Management
15 43 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (13.23%) BDD
16 41 (13.23%) Linux
17 38 (12.26%) QA
18 37 (11.94%) UNIX
19 36 (11.61%) PRINCE2
20 35 (11.29%) SOAP
21 34 (10.97%) Spring
22 33 (10.65%) Ajax
23 32 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
23 32 (10.32%) Windows
23 32 (10.32%) Git (software)
24 31 (10.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 17 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.87%) Apache
2 12 (3.87%) Tomcat
3 8 (2.58%) Confluence
4 7 (2.26%) IIS
4 7 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.26%) CMS
5 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.65%) Mule
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Liferay
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Node.js
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.94%) Adobe After Effects
2 6 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Agresso
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Tridion
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.58%) PaaS
2 5 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.23%) Internet
2 8 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.26%) HTTP
4 6 (1.94%) 802.15
4 6 (1.94%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.90%) MySQL
3 9 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.58%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.97%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.97%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.32%) DTS
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.35%) JIRA
3 23 (7.42%) Eclipse
3 23 (7.42%) Ant
4 17 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.84%) Selenium
6 14 (4.52%) Maven
7 13 (4.19%) Subversion
7 13 (4.19%) SoapUI
8 11 (3.55%) JUnit
9 9 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.90%) Mockito
9 9 (2.90%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.58%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 8 (2.58%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.29%) FxCop
12 4 (1.29%) StyleCop
13 3 (0.97%) Hudson
General
1 56 (18.06%) Finance
2 22 (7.10%) Retail
3 21 (6.77%) Marketing
4 14 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.94%) Banking
6 5 (1.61%) Legal
7 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Automotive
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (36.77%) Developer
2 51 (16.45%) Project Manager
3 44 (14.19%) Java Developer
4 33 (10.65%) .NET Developer
5 26 (8.39%) ScrumMaster
6 23 (7.42%) Analyst
7 21 (6.77%) C# Developer
8 18 (5.81%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.48%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.16%) Architect
11 15 (4.84%) Delivery Manager
12 14 (4.52%) Integration Manager
12 14 (4.52%) Integration Project Manager
12 14 (4.52%) Agile Project Manager
13 13 (4.19%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (3.87%) Designer
14 12 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (3.55%) Agile Coach
15 11 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
16 10 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (24.84%) .NET
2 71 (22.90%) HTML
3 62 (20.00%) CSS
4 55 (17.74%) XML
5 47 (15.16%) Web Services
6 35 (11.29%) SOAP
7 34 (10.97%) Spring
8 33 (10.65%) Ajax
9 31 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 31 (10.00%) REST
10 30 (9.68%) WCF
11 29 (9.35%) J2EE
12 25 (8.06%) .NET Framework
13 24 (7.74%) XHTML
13 24 (7.74%) jQuery
14 19 (6.13%) HTML5
15 18 (5.81%) JAX-RS
16 17 (5.48%) Hibernate
16 17 (5.48%) XSLT
17 16 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.45%) Open Source
2 15 (4.84%) User Experience
3 10 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.94%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.61%) Streaming Media
7 5 (1.61%) IPTV
8 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.29%) Clustering
9 3 (0.97%) PMI
10 2 (0.65%) EMV
10 2 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.65%) NHS
10 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.65%) Biology
10 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.23%) Linux
2 37 (11.94%) UNIX
3 32 (10.32%) Windows
4 16 (5.16%) Solaris
5 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (89.68%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.42%) TDD
3 55 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 54 (17.42%) MVC
5 48 (15.48%) Waterfall
6 43 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (13.87%) Project Management
6 43 (13.87%) OO
7 41 (13.23%) BDD
8 36 (11.61%) PRINCE2
9 32 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.39%) User Stories
11 21 (6.77%) SOA
12 20 (6.45%) RUP
13 19 (6.13%) Use Case
14 18 (5.81%) Kanban
15 17 (5.48%) Content Management
15 17 (5.48%) UML
15 17 (5.48%) Validation
16 16 (5.16%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.52%) Java
2 69 (22.26%) C#
3 65 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 61 (19.68%) SQL
5 22 (7.10%) Python
6 12 (3.87%) Ruby
6 12 (3.87%) C
7 9 (2.90%) VBScript
8 7 (2.26%) C++
9 6 (1.94%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.29%) Scala
11 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.97%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) VBA
13 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.32%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) PHP
14 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.48%) Degree
2 14 (4.52%) ISEB
3 9 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.58%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.29%) IIBA
7 3 (0.97%) VCP4
7 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CBAP
9 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) OCP
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.26%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Firmware
1 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (9.35%) Oracle
2 26 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.52%) IBM
4 11 (3.55%) SAP
5 9 (2.90%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.26%) hybris
7 5 (1.61%) Perforce
7 5 (1.61%) HP
8 3 (0.97%) webMethods
9 2 (0.65%) VMware
9 2 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.32%) Siebel
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe
10 1 (0.32%) FatWire
10 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.32%) Demandware
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