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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 25 23 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Contract jobs citing Scrum 144 160 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.97% 6.34% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 8.33% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 121 56
Average daily rate £425 £415 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +19 43 £500 +25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire -3 37 £343 -14.37% 17
Norfolk +5 27 £445 +36.92% 6
Bedfordshire -8 16 £438 +2.94% 17
Suffolk +7 11 £360 -7.09% 1
Hertfordshire -15 9 £500 +20.48% 13
East Anglia - 1 £470 -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 238 (89.81%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (24.53%) TDD
3 53 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (19.62%) Java
5 47 (17.74%) Kanban
6 46 (17.36%) Jenkins
7 45 (16.98%) SOA
8 42 (15.85%) SQL
8 42 (15.85%) User Stories
8 42 (15.85%) Git (software)
9 41 (15.47%) C#
10 40 (15.09%) JIRA
11 39 (14.72%) Web Services
12 38 (14.34%) SQL Server
13 37 (13.96%) Finance
14 36 (13.58%) HTML
15 35 (13.21%) JavaScript
16 33 (12.45%) .NET
17 30 (11.32%) Linux
18 29 (10.94%) Subversion
18 29 (10.94%) XML
18 29 (10.94%) Puppet
19 28 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
19 28 (10.57%) Middleware
20 27 (10.19%) Microsoft
20 27 (10.19%) Degree
21 26 (9.81%) SOAP
21 26 (9.81%) MVC
22 24 (9.06%) Software Engineering
22 24 (9.06%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (6.04%) Confluence
2 6 (2.26%) Apache
2 6 (2.26%) CMS
2 6 (2.26%) JBoss
3 5 (1.89%) Node.js
4 4 (1.51%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.13%) Drupal
5 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Office
2 4 (1.51%) MS Project
2 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.38%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.75%) Boomi
5 2 (0.75%) Force.com
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.04%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.91%) HTTP
3 10 (3.77%) SSL
4 4 (1.51%) DNS
4 4 (1.51%) Firewall
5 3 (1.13%) LDAP
5 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.38%) ADSL
6 1 (0.38%) Broadband
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) NAS
6 1 (0.38%) Telnet
6 1 (0.38%) VDSL
6 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.02%) Big Data
4 8 (3.02%) MySQL
5 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.26%) DB2
6 6 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.51%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.38%) OLAP
10 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (17.36%) Jenkins
2 42 (15.85%) Git (software)
3 40 (15.09%) JIRA
4 29 (10.94%) Subversion
5 22 (8.30%) Maven
6 17 (6.42%) Ant
7 14 (5.28%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.40%) Selenium
8 9 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.02%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.64%) Eclipse
10 7 (2.64%) HP UFT
10 7 (2.64%) JUnit
11 5 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.89%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.51%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.51%) NUnit
12 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.13%) Jasmine
General
1 37 (13.96%) Finance
2 9 (3.40%) Retail
3 5 (1.89%) Banking
3 5 (1.89%) Marketing
4 3 (1.13%) Games
5 2 (0.75%) Automotive
5 2 (0.75%) Back Office
5 2 (0.75%) Electronics
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (31.70%) Developer
2 48 (18.11%) Scrum Master
3 38 (14.34%) Analyst
4 30 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 26 (9.81%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.79%) Designer
7 15 (5.66%) Agile Scrum Master
8 14 (5.28%) Solutions Designer
9 13 (4.91%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.91%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.91%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.53%) Architect
10 12 (4.53%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.15%) Coordinator
11 11 (4.15%) IT Manager
11 11 (4.15%) Project Coordinator
11 11 (4.15%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
12 10 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.72%) Web Services
2 36 (13.58%) HTML
3 33 (12.45%) .NET
4 29 (10.94%) XML
5 28 (10.57%) Middleware
6 26 (9.81%) SOAP
7 24 (9.06%) REST
8 23 (8.68%) CSS
9 22 (8.30%) RESTful
10 19 (7.17%) ASP.NET
11 16 (6.04%) HTML5
11 16 (6.04%) jQuery
11 16 (6.04%) Spring
12 14 (5.28%) Hibernate
12 14 (5.28%) JSON
13 11 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (4.15%) CSS3
14 10 (3.77%) Ajax
14 10 (3.77%) J2EE
15 9 (3.40%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.89%) User Experience
4 4 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.75%) iPad
6 2 (0.75%) Life Science
6 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) Biology
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.38%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.38%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.32%) Linux
2 18 (6.79%) Unix
3 13 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.53%) Windows
5 9 (3.40%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.26%) Solaris
7 4 (1.51%) AIX
7 4 (1.51%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.13%) Android
8 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) HPUX
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (89.81%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (24.53%) TDD
3 53 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (17.74%) Kanban
5 45 (16.98%) SOA
6 42 (15.85%) User Stories
7 26 (9.81%) MVC
8 24 (9.06%) Software Engineering
9 23 (8.68%) BDD
10 22 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (8.30%) Use Case
10 22 (8.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (7.92%) Open Source
11 21 (7.92%) Project Management
12 20 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 20 (7.55%) Software Testing
13 19 (7.17%) OO
13 19 (7.17%) Software Delivery
14 18 (6.79%) Mentoring
15 17 (6.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.62%) Java
2 42 (15.85%) SQL
3 41 (15.47%) C#
4 35 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.15%) Groovy
6 9 (3.40%) Ruby
7 8 (3.02%) Python
7 8 (3.02%) Scala
8 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.89%) ABAP
10 4 (1.51%) C
10 4 (1.51%) Perl
11 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.13%) PHP
11 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.75%) C++
12 2 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (10.19%) Degree
2 21 (7.92%) ISEB
3 11 (4.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.75%) MBA
9 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.75%) PMP
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) Docker
2 4 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (10.94%) Puppet
2 28 (10.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.89%) Nagios
4 4 (1.51%) Graphite
5 3 (1.13%) logstash
5 3 (1.13%) Riemann
6 2 (0.75%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.38%) Ansible
7 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.55%) WSO2
3 17 (6.42%) Oracle
4 12 (4.53%) HP
5 8 (3.02%) IBM
5 8 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.02%) SAP
6 6 (2.26%) Google
6 6 (2.26%) VMware
7 4 (1.51%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.51%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.13%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.75%) Cognos
9 2 (0.75%) Dell
9 2 (0.75%) hybris
9 2 (0.75%) Perforce
9 2 (0.75%) Progress
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.38%) Sage
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