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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 184 62 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.99% 2.61% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.74% 3.63% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 78
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £57.50 £46.00 £25.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +77.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.50 £22.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £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 £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Scrum Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 +19 49 £375 -13.79% 34
Hertfordshire +4 39 £400 -20.00% 11
Norfolk - 35 £325 - 8
Essex +15 32 £481 -12.50% 3
Bedfordshire +5 30 £425 -22.72% 12
Suffolk +1 1 - - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 264 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 83 (28.04%) HTML
4 82 (27.70%) .NET
4 82 (27.70%) TDD
5 74 (25.00%) Java
6 73 (24.66%) MVC
7 71 (23.99%) SQL
8 70 (23.65%) C#
9 65 (21.96%) CSS
10 62 (20.95%) OO
11 60 (20.27%) ASP.NET
12 52 (17.57%) Linux
13 51 (17.23%) E-Commerce
14 50 (16.89%) Git (software)
15 46 (15.54%) Waterfall
16 44 (14.86%) XML
17 43 (14.53%) SQL Server
17 43 (14.53%) Finance
18 42 (14.19%) Oracle
19 38 (12.84%) PRINCE2
19 38 (12.84%) UNIX
20 37 (12.50%) J2EE
21 36 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 36 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (11.15%) jQuery
22 33 (11.15%) Project Management
23 31 (10.47%) UML
24 30 (10.14%) Web Services
25 29 (9.80%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (8.78%) Tomcat
2 22 (7.43%) Apache
3 18 (6.08%) CMS
4 14 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.73%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.36%) IIS
6 5 (1.69%) Node.js
6 5 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.01%) WordPress
7 3 (1.01%) Drupal
7 3 (1.01%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.68%) lighttpd
8 2 (0.68%) Liferay
8 2 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (2.03%) MS Project
1 6 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.01%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.41%) Agresso
2 15 (5.07%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (4.73%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (4.73%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (4.73%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.36%) Internet
3 5 (1.69%) ZigBee
4 4 (1.35%) 802.15
4 4 (1.35%) RTP
4 4 (1.35%) HTTP
5 3 (1.01%) Broadband
6 2 (0.68%) Firewall
6 2 (0.68%) VRRP
6 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.78%) MySQL
3 20 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.38%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.36%) Big Data
6 5 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.01%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.68%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.34%) DTS
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.46%) JIRA
3 27 (9.12%) Selenium
4 26 (8.78%) TeamCity
5 24 (8.11%) Subversion
6 19 (6.42%) Jenkins
7 16 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 16 (5.41%) Ant
8 13 (4.39%) Maven
9 11 (3.72%) JUnit
10 10 (3.38%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.70%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.70%) Mockito
12 6 (2.03%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.03%) RSpec
12 6 (2.03%) FxCop
12 6 (2.03%) StyleCop
12 6 (2.03%) Capybara
12 6 (2.03%) Hudson
General
1 43 (14.53%) Finance
2 19 (6.42%) Retail
3 10 (3.38%) Legal
3 10 (3.38%) Marketing
4 9 (3.04%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.36%) Publishing
6 6 (2.03%) Automotive
7 4 (1.35%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 144 (48.65%) Developer
2 54 (18.24%) .NET Developer
3 33 (11.15%) Project Manager
4 32 (10.81%) Analyst
5 28 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.09%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.76%) ScrumMaster
8 19 (6.42%) C# Developer
8 19 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.08%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.73%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.38%) Architect
12 10 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (2.70%) Test Analyst
15 7 (2.36%) UI Developer
15 7 (2.36%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.04%) HTML
2 82 (27.70%) .NET
3 65 (21.96%) CSS
4 60 (20.27%) ASP.NET
5 44 (14.86%) XML
6 37 (12.50%) J2EE
7 36 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (11.15%) jQuery
9 30 (10.14%) Web Services
10 28 (9.46%) Ajax
11 27 (9.12%) HTML5
12 24 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 24 (8.11%) Spring
13 22 (7.43%) JSP
14 21 (7.09%) REST
15 18 (6.08%) WCF
16 17 (5.74%) CSS3
17 16 (5.41%) AngularJS
17 16 (5.41%) XSLT
17 16 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.77%) User Experience
2 14 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.72%) Open Source
5 8 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.36%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.36%) Biology
6 7 (2.36%) Web 2.0
6 7 (2.36%) GIS
7 6 (2.03%) Kindle
7 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.35%) Clustering
9 4 (1.35%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.35%) MPEG
9 4 (1.35%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.35%) IPTV
10 3 (1.01%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.57%) Linux
2 38 (12.84%) UNIX
3 19 (6.42%) Windows
3 19 (6.42%) Solaris
4 10 (3.38%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (2.36%) Android
6 5 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.70%) TDD
3 73 (24.66%) MVC
4 62 (20.95%) OO
5 51 (17.23%) E-Commerce
6 46 (15.54%) Waterfall
7 38 (12.84%) PRINCE2
8 36 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (11.15%) Project Management
10 31 (10.47%) UML
11 29 (9.80%) BDD
12 26 (8.78%) Software Engineering
13 25 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (8.45%) Unit Testing
14 20 (6.76%) RUP
15 18 (6.08%) User Stories
15 18 (6.08%) Content Management
15 18 (6.08%) ERP
16 17 (5.74%) Multithreading
17 16 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 94 (31.76%) JavaScript
2 74 (25.00%) Java
3 71 (23.99%) SQL
4 70 (23.65%) C#
5 18 (6.08%) Python
6 16 (5.41%) C
7 15 (5.07%) PHP
8 14 (4.73%) Perl
9 13 (4.39%) C++
10 11 (3.72%) Ruby
11 9 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.04%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.03%) VBScript
13 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.69%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.35%) XAML
14 4 (1.35%) VBA
14 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.35%) LINC
15 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (9.46%) Degree
2 8 (2.70%) ISEB
3 6 (2.03%) PMP
3 6 (2.03%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) MCPD
7 1 (0.34%) CBAP
7 1 (0.34%) MCP
7 1 (0.34%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.78%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Xen
1 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.68%) Nagios
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (14.19%) Oracle
2 28 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.42%) FatWire
4 17 (5.74%) SAP
5 13 (4.39%) IBM
6 11 (3.72%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.38%) Sun
8 5 (1.69%) Adobe
9 4 (1.35%) Perforce
9 4 (1.35%) JBoss
9 4 (1.35%) Sybase
10 3 (1.01%) Twitter
11 2 (0.68%) VMware
11 2 (0.68%) Apple
11 2 (0.68%) Intel
11 2 (0.68%) Zend
11 2 (0.68%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.34%) Facebook
12 1 (0.34%) Coverity
12 1 (0.34%) webMethods
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago