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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / East of England
Rank 17 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 157 140 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.36% 5.80% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 7.25% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 106 113
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £284 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%

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
1748 1930 2030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.91% 79.92% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1161 1230
Median daily rate £426 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 162 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £56.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Essex +7 62 £500 +2.46% 7
Hertfordshire +33 54 £525 +10.52% 21
Cambridgeshire -2 21 £465 +55.00% 28
Norfolk -9 7 £413 -7.30% 6
Suffolk -13 7 £325 -17.19% 2
Bedfordshire -13 6 £450 +1.40% 8
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 279 (94.90%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (59.52%) TDD
3 108 (36.73%) BDD
4 105 (35.71%) Java
5 102 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (31.97%) Kanban
7 83 (28.23%) Finance
8 76 (25.85%) DevOps
9 67 (22.79%) JIRA
10 65 (22.11%) SOA
11 57 (19.39%) Git (software)
12 56 (19.05%) Jenkins
13 52 (17.69%) RESTful
13 52 (17.69%) JavaScript
13 52 (17.69%) .NET
14 51 (17.35%) Oracle
15 50 (17.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (16.67%) C#
17 47 (15.99%) Selenium
18 46 (15.65%) Confluence
19 45 (15.31%) E-Commerce
19 45 (15.31%) Linux
20 44 (14.97%) Spring
21 43 (14.63%) Cucumber
22 41 (13.95%) J2EE
22 41 (13.95%) Web Services
23 40 (13.61%) Open Source
24 38 (12.93%) HTML
25 36 (12.24%) User Stories
26 35 (11.90%) MVC

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 46 (15.65%) Confluence
2 19 (6.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (5.78%) Apache
3 17 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.44%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.10%) JBoss
6 6 (2.04%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) Mule
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Moodle
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.72%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.04%) MS Office
3 5 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.68%) UXPin
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.40%) PaaS
3 8 (2.72%) IaaS
3 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.68%) Route 53
6 1 (0.34%) G Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 27 (9.18%) HTTP
3 25 (8.50%) SSL
4 8 (2.72%) DNS
5 6 (2.04%) Intranet
6 3 (1.02%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) LDAP
8 1 (0.34%) Network Security
8 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.78%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.70%) Blockchain
5 5 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.70%) MySQL
5 5 (1.70%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.68%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.68%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 67 (22.79%) JIRA
2 57 (19.39%) Git (software)
3 56 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 47 (15.99%) Selenium
5 43 (14.63%) Cucumber
6 29 (9.86%) Maven
7 27 (9.18%) WebDriver
8 26 (8.84%) Subversion
9 25 (8.50%) SoapUI
10 24 (8.16%) JIRA Agile
11 20 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (6.80%) JUnit
12 16 (5.44%) JBehave
13 11 (3.74%) TeamCity
14 10 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (3.06%) JMeter
15 9 (3.06%) Moq
16 8 (2.72%) NUnit
16 8 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (2.72%) PVCS
General
1 83 (28.23%) Finance
2 26 (8.84%) Marketing
3 23 (7.82%) Manufacturing
4 21 (7.14%) Electronics
4 21 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.10%) Retail
6 6 (2.04%) Automotive
6 6 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (36.39%) Developer
2 45 (15.31%) Java Developer
3 34 (11.56%) Scrum Master
4 28 (9.52%) Analyst
5 27 (9.18%) Agile Developer
6 26 (8.84%) Architect
6 26 (8.84%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.16%) Agile Java Developer
8 23 (7.82%) .NET Developer
9 22 (7.48%) Technical Architect
10 18 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (5.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (5.10%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.76%) Business Analyst
14 13 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 13 (4.42%) Automation Tester
14 13 (4.42%) Tester
15 12 (4.08%) Project Manager
16 11 (3.74%) ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (3.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.69%) .NET
1 52 (17.69%) RESTful
2 44 (14.97%) Spring
3 41 (13.95%) J2EE
3 41 (13.95%) Web Services
4 38 (12.93%) HTML
5 34 (11.56%) AngularJS
6 33 (11.22%) REST
7 32 (10.88%) Hibernate
8 26 (8.84%) SOAP
8 26 (8.84%) XML
9 25 (8.50%) CSS
10 23 (7.82%) XSLT
11 22 (7.48%) Middleware
12 21 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (6.80%) ASP.NET
14 19 (6.46%) Entity Framework
15 18 (6.12%) .NET Framework
15 18 (6.12%) Gherkin
15 18 (6.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.46%) Virtual Team
2 16 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.38%) User Experience
6 6 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.70%) iPad
8 4 (1.36%) Contactless
8 4 (1.36%) EMV
8 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) EPoS
9 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) VLE
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.31%) Linux
2 12 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.72%) CoreOS
3 8 (2.72%) Ubuntu
3 8 (2.72%) Windows
4 7 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.04%) Unix
5 6 (2.04%) VME
6 5 (1.70%) Android
7 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.02%) MVS
8 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Fedora
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (94.90%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (59.52%) TDD
3 108 (36.73%) BDD
4 102 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
5 94 (31.97%) Kanban
6 76 (25.85%) DevOps
7 65 (22.11%) SOA
8 50 (17.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 45 (15.31%) E-Commerce
10 40 (13.61%) Open Source
11 36 (12.24%) User Stories
12 35 (11.90%) MVC
13 33 (11.22%) Coaching
14 32 (10.88%) Configuration Management
15 31 (10.54%) Test Automation
16 26 (8.84%) OO
17 24 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
17 24 (8.16%) Programme Management
18 23 (7.82%) Integration Testing
18 23 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (35.71%) Java
2 52 (17.69%) JavaScript
3 49 (16.67%) C#
4 25 (8.50%) SQL
5 20 (6.80%) Ruby
6 18 (6.12%) Scala
7 17 (5.78%) Python
8 11 (3.74%) Perl
9 10 (3.40%) C
10 9 (3.06%) PHP
11 6 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.04%) VBScript
12 5 (1.70%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.70%) XPath
13 4 (1.36%) Groovy
13 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.02%) C++
14 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.02%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (3.06%) Degree
2 7 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.36%) PMP
4 3 (1.02%) ISEB
4 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.16%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.36%) SDET
3 3 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (9.18%) Docker
2 8 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (5.78%) Puppet
3 12 (4.08%) Ansible
4 2 (0.68%) Terraform
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (17.35%) Oracle
2 22 (7.48%) SAP
3 21 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 20 (6.80%) WSO2
5 14 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.72%) hybris
7 7 (2.38%) VMware
8 5 (1.70%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.36%) IBM
9 4 (1.36%) Telerik
10 3 (1.02%) Adobe
10 3 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.02%) Google
10 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.68%) Blackboard
11 2 (0.68%) HP
11 2 (0.68%) SumTotal
11 2 (0.68%) Talend
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