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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 153 144 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.95% 4.71% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 6.25% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 48
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£410 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.80 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.20 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +18.93%
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
2363 2305 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.37% 75.33% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1449 1350 886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 159 132
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 -12 45 £375 -8.53% 23
Essex +14 37 £475 +33.80% 7
Suffolk +28 30 £413 +37.50% 4
Hertfordshire -11 19 £368 -3.92% 21
Norfolk -7 15 £381 +27.08% 1
Bedfordshire -6 7 £425 - 9
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 265 (95.32%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (34.53%) TDD
3 81 (29.14%) Java
4 58 (20.86%) C#
5 52 (18.71%) .NET
6 48 (17.27%) Kanban
7 46 (16.55%) Web Services
7 46 (16.55%) User Stories
8 45 (16.19%) UNIX
9 44 (15.83%) SQL
9 44 (15.83%) JIRA
10 43 (15.47%) Linux
11 41 (14.75%) JavaScript
12 37 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (12.95%) SOAP
13 36 (12.95%) Jenkins
14 35 (12.59%) XML
15 34 (12.23%) HTML
15 34 (12.23%) Git (software)
15 34 (12.23%) REST
16 33 (11.87%) Project Management
17 31 (11.15%) E-Commerce
17 31 (11.15%) Subversion
18 30 (10.79%) Windows
18 30 (10.79%) PRINCE2
18 30 (10.79%) CSS
18 30 (10.79%) MVC
19 29 (10.43%) Finance
20 28 (10.07%) OO
20 28 (10.07%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 18 (6.47%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (5.04%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.60%) Confluence
4 8 (2.88%) Node.js
5 6 (2.16%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.16%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.80%) Drupal
6 5 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.80%) Apache
7 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.36%) CMS
9 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.52%) MS Office
4 6 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 14 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Maximo
4 1 (0.36%) Tridion
4 1 (0.36%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.16%) GitHub
2 5 (1.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) HTTP
2 14 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 13 (4.68%) SSL
4 2 (0.72%) LDAP
4 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.72%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
5 1 (0.36%) IPsec
5 1 (0.36%) IGMP
5 1 (0.36%) RTSP
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) GSM
5 1 (0.36%) VoIP
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.07%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.16%) Apache Hive
4 6 (2.16%) Sqoop
4 6 (2.16%) Big Data
4 6 (2.16%) Impala
5 5 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.44%) MySQL
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) DTS
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (15.83%) JIRA
2 36 (12.95%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.23%) Git (software)
4 31 (11.15%) Subversion
5 26 (9.35%) SoapUI
6 17 (6.12%) Maven
6 17 (6.12%) Ant
7 14 (5.04%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.16%) Selenium
10 6 (2.16%) Gradle
10 6 (2.16%) Geb
11 5 (1.80%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.44%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.44%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.72%) ProC
14 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 29 (10.43%) Finance
2 17 (6.12%) Marketing
3 16 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.76%) Retail
4 11 (3.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.16%) Legal
6 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (41.73%) Developer
2 44 (15.83%) Java Developer
3 38 (13.67%) Analyst
4 34 (12.23%) Business Analyst
5 28 (10.07%) Project Manager
5 28 (10.07%) ScrumMaster
6 19 (6.83%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.76%) Architect
7 16 (5.76%) BizTalk Developer
8 13 (4.68%) Agile Business Analyst
8 13 (4.68%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.68%) C# Developer
9 11 (3.96%) Software Engineer
9 11 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (3.60%) Lead Developer
10 10 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.24%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.24%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.52%) Lead Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.71%) .NET
2 46 (16.55%) Web Services
3 36 (12.95%) SOAP
4 35 (12.59%) XML
5 34 (12.23%) HTML
5 34 (12.23%) REST
6 30 (10.79%) CSS
7 24 (8.63%) HTML5
8 23 (8.27%) Middleware
9 22 (7.91%) J2EE
10 21 (7.55%) WCF
11 17 (6.12%) ASP.NET
12 16 (5.76%) Ajax
13 15 (5.40%) LINQ
13 15 (5.40%) ADO.NET
14 14 (5.04%) Spring
14 14 (5.04%) .NET Framework
14 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (4.68%) EclipseLink
15 13 (4.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.80%) FMCG
4 5 (1.80%) Clustering
5 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.08%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.08%) Life Science
6 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.72%) Biology
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.72%) PMI
7 2 (0.72%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.72%) User Experience
8 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.36%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.19%) UNIX
2 43 (15.47%) Linux
3 30 (10.79%) Windows
4 18 (6.47%) Mac OS X
5 13 (4.68%) Solaris
6 5 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (95.32%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (34.53%) TDD
3 48 (17.27%) Kanban
4 46 (16.55%) User Stories
5 37 (13.31%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (11.87%) Project Management
7 31 (11.15%) E-Commerce
8 30 (10.79%) PRINCE2
8 30 (10.79%) MVC
9 28 (10.07%) OO
9 28 (10.07%) SOA
10 25 (8.99%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.99%) Coaching
11 24 (8.63%) Use Case
12 23 (8.27%) BDD
13 22 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (6.83%) Business Analysis
15 18 (6.47%) CRM
16 17 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
16 17 (6.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.14%) Java
2 58 (20.86%) C#
3 44 (15.83%) SQL
4 41 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.68%) Scala
6 7 (2.52%) Groovy
6 7 (2.52%) C
6 7 (2.52%) C++
7 6 (2.16%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.80%) Ruby
9 3 (1.08%) Python
10 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.72%) RPG
10 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) Erlang
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Clojure
11 1 (0.36%) Go
11 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (4.32%) Degree
2 9 (3.24%) ISEB
3 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.44%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.72%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) IIBA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.04%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (2.16%) HDFS
2 4 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (7.55%) Puppet
2 19 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.36%) logstash
4 1 (0.36%) RANCID
4 1 (0.36%) Graphite
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.04%) Oracle
2 14 (5.04%) IBM
3 11 (3.96%) Atlassian
3 11 (3.96%) WSO2
4 7 (2.52%) hybris
4 7 (2.52%) VMware
5 5 (1.80%) HP
6 3 (1.08%) SAP
6 3 (1.08%) Twitter
6 3 (1.08%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.72%) Coverity
7 2 (0.72%) Terracotta
7 2 (0.72%) Adobe
7 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.72%) NetCracker
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) Pega
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.36%) KANA
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Mason Frank
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 27 days ago