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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 23 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 140 129 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.18% 5.01% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 6.53% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 98 124
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £302 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.54%
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
1825 1975 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.57% 76.73% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1156 1446
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 190 138
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +38 56 £450 - 22
Essex 0 43 £475 -13.63% 11
Cambridgeshire -18 21 £340 -17.57% 25
Bedfordshire +6 11 £488 +8.33% 2
Norfolk -3 8 £450 -0.05% 9
Suffolk -1 1 £360 +12.85% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 224 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.82%) TDD
3 94 (36.86%) Java
4 82 (32.16%) Finance
5 66 (25.88%) BDD
6 63 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (22.35%) Kanban
8 54 (21.18%) DevOps
9 50 (19.61%) C#
10 49 (19.22%) Jenkins
11 44 (17.25%) JIRA
12 42 (16.47%) HTML
12 42 (16.47%) .NET
13 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
14 37 (14.51%) SQL Server
15 36 (14.12%) SOA
15 36 (14.12%) Git (software)
15 36 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
16 35 (13.73%) Open Source
17 33 (12.94%) MVC
18 32 (12.55%) Selenium
19 30 (11.76%) RESTful
19 30 (11.76%) Oracle
20 29 (11.37%) Web Services
20 29 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (10.98%) REST
22 27 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
22 27 (10.59%) Cucumber
22 27 (10.59%) AngularJS
22 27 (10.59%) Linux

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (9.80%) Confluence
2 15 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.10%) Apache
4 12 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.92%) JBoss
6 6 (2.35%) IIS
7 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.57%) Mule
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.78%) Moodle
10 2 (0.78%) SAS
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
2 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.78%) MS Project
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (7.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.57%) Route 53
4 3 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.27%) HTTP
3 14 (5.49%) SSL
4 9 (3.53%) Internet
5 4 (1.57%) LDAP
6 3 (1.18%) ATM
6 3 (1.18%) SMS
7 2 (0.78%) Firewall
7 2 (0.78%) Intranet
7 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.39%) FTP
8 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.39%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) PSTN
8 1 (0.39%) Skype
8 1 (0.39%) SSH
8 1 (0.39%) Telnet
8 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.02%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.14%) MySQL
4 7 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.78%) GIS
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (19.22%) Jenkins
2 44 (17.25%) JIRA
3 36 (14.12%) Git (software)
4 32 (12.55%) Selenium
5 27 (10.59%) Cucumber
6 22 (8.63%) Maven
7 19 (7.45%) WebDriver
8 17 (6.67%) JUnit
8 17 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 14 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (5.49%) Subversion
10 13 (5.10%) JIRA Agile
11 10 (3.92%) JBehave
12 9 (3.53%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.14%) Ant
13 8 (3.14%) JMeter
13 8 (3.14%) NUnit
14 6 (2.35%) FitNesse
14 6 (2.35%) Moq
14 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (32.16%) Finance
2 23 (9.02%) Marketing
3 19 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.06%) Electronics
4 18 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 18 (7.06%) Retail
5 6 (2.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 3 (1.18%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (31.37%) Developer
2 37 (14.51%) Analyst
3 30 (11.76%) Scrum Master
4 27 (10.59%) Java Developer
5 25 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 25 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (8.63%) Business Analyst
7 21 (8.24%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.84%) Agile Developer
9 19 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (7.06%) Agile Java Developer
10 18 (7.06%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.31%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.92%) Agile Scrum Master
13 10 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (3.14%) Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.47%) .NET
1 42 (16.47%) HTML
2 30 (11.76%) RESTful
3 29 (11.37%) Web Services
4 28 (10.98%) REST
5 27 (10.59%) AngularJS
5 27 (10.59%) SOAP
6 26 (10.20%) CSS
6 26 (10.20%) Spring
7 25 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 25 (9.80%) J2EE
8 20 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (7.06%) .NET Framework
10 17 (6.67%) Entity Framework
11 16 (6.27%) Middleware
12 15 (5.88%) HTML5
12 15 (5.88%) jQuery
12 15 (5.88%) XML
13 14 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (5.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.53%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.35%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.96%) Blockchain
7 4 (1.57%) Contactless
7 4 (1.57%) EMV
7 4 (1.57%) User Experience
8 3 (1.18%) EPoS
8 3 (1.18%) iPad
8 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.78%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.78%) VLE
10 1 (0.39%) CESG
10 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.59%) Linux
2 14 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.53%) Windows
4 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.18%) CentOS
5 3 (1.18%) Fedora
5 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.78%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) MVS
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Unix
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (87.84%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.82%) TDD
3 66 (25.88%) BDD
4 63 (24.71%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (22.35%) Kanban
6 54 (21.18%) DevOps
7 36 (14.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (14.12%) SOA
8 35 (13.73%) Open Source
9 33 (12.94%) MVC
10 29 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (10.20%) User Stories
13 25 (9.80%) Test Automation
14 24 (9.41%) Programme Management
15 22 (8.63%) E-Commerce
15 22 (8.63%) SDLC
15 22 (8.63%) Software Engineering
16 20 (7.84%) Integration Testing
16 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.86%) Java
2 50 (19.61%) C#
3 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.67%) Ruby
4 17 (6.67%) SQL
5 12 (4.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (4.31%) Perl
7 8 (3.14%) PHP
7 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.35%) Python
8 6 (2.35%) Scala
8 6 (2.35%) VBScript
9 5 (1.96%) C
9 5 (1.96%) XPath
10 4 (1.57%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.18%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.18%) XAML
12 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.71%) Degree
2 5 (1.96%) ISEB
3 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) CISSP
5 1 (0.39%) CLAS
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MBA
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) QA
2 5 (1.96%) SEPA
3 2 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.78%) GxP
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.78%) SDET
3 2 (0.78%) WCAG
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (10.20%) Puppet
2 15 (5.88%) Ansible
2 15 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.18%) Terraform
3 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (11.76%) Oracle
2 23 (9.02%) SAP
3 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 15 (5.88%) hybris
5 15 (5.88%) WSO2
6 5 (1.96%) IBM
7 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.57%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.18%) Adobe
8 3 (1.18%) Google
8 3 (1.18%) Mercator
9 2 (0.78%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.78%) SumTotal
9 2 (0.78%) Tableau
10 1 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.39%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.39%) Talend
10 1 (0.39%) VocaLink
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