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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 28 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 134 134 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.45% 4.73% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 6.14% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 120
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £520 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
1961 2182 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.78% 76.97% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1254 1493
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 166 146
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +27 44 £438 +15.13% 28
Essex +24 28 £475 -19.32% 6
Bedfordshire +12 25 £481 +10.00% 17
Norfolk 0 16 £403 -11.82% 2
Cambridgeshire -15 16 £425 +13.33% 35
Suffolk -15 5 £350 -15.15% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 238 (88.15%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (31.11%) Java
3 83 (30.74%) Finance
4 68 (25.19%) TDD
5 49 (18.15%) C#
6 45 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (15.93%) Kanban
7 43 (15.93%) Open Source
7 43 (15.93%) Jenkins
8 42 (15.56%) BDD
8 42 (15.56%) .NET
9 40 (14.81%) DevOps
10 39 (14.44%) Oracle
10 39 (14.44%) SQL Server
11 38 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (14.07%) AngularJS
12 36 (13.33%) REST
13 34 (12.59%) HTML
13 34 (12.59%) Microsoft
14 33 (12.22%) SOA
15 32 (11.85%) SQL
15 32 (11.85%) JIRA
16 31 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
16 31 (11.48%) JavaScript
17 30 (11.11%) Web Services
17 30 (11.11%) MVC
17 30 (11.11%) SDLC
18 29 (10.74%) SOAP
18 29 (10.74%) ASP.NET
19 26 (9.63%) Spring

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 16 (5.93%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.19%) Confluence
3 12 (4.44%) Apache
4 10 (3.70%) JBoss
5 6 (2.22%) CMS
5 6 (2.22%) Mule
5 6 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.11%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.74%) SAS
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.59%) MS Project
3 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.11%) GitHub
3 3 (1.11%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.74%) Force.com
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Route 53
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.67%) HTTP
1 18 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.93%) SSL
3 8 (2.96%) ATM
3 8 (2.96%) Internet
4 5 (1.85%) LDAP
5 3 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.11%) SMS
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.37%) 5G
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.37%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) Skype
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
7 1 (0.37%) Telnet
7 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.22%) MySQL
6 4 (1.48%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) GIS
8 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (15.93%) Jenkins
2 32 (11.85%) JIRA
3 26 (9.63%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.04%) Maven
5 16 (5.93%) Selenium
6 14 (5.19%) JUnit
7 13 (4.81%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.44%) SoapUI
8 12 (4.44%) Subversion
9 10 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.70%) WebDriver
10 9 (3.33%) Ant
10 9 (3.33%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.96%) JBehave
11 8 (2.96%) JMeter
11 8 (2.96%) NUnit
11 8 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.22%) FitNesse
13 6 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
General
1 83 (30.74%) Finance
2 22 (8.15%) Retail
3 17 (6.30%) Marketing
4 9 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.96%) Banking
6 7 (2.59%) Electronics
6 7 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.22%) Billing
7 6 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.11%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Front Office
10 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (30.37%) Developer
2 44 (16.30%) Analyst
3 32 (11.85%) Business Analyst
4 29 (10.74%) Java Developer
4 29 (10.74%) Scrum Master
5 26 (9.63%) Agile Developer
6 25 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 25 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 21 (7.78%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
10 13 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
12 10 (3.70%) Designer
13 8 (2.96%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.56%) .NET
2 38 (14.07%) AngularJS
3 36 (13.33%) REST
4 34 (12.59%) HTML
5 30 (11.11%) Web Services
6 29 (10.74%) ASP.NET
6 29 (10.74%) SOAP
7 26 (9.63%) Spring
8 19 (7.04%) .NET Framework
9 18 (6.67%) CSS
9 18 (6.67%) J2EE
9 18 (6.67%) RESTful
10 17 (6.30%) HTML5
11 15 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (5.56%) Middleware
12 13 (4.81%) XML
13 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.07%) Gherkin
14 8 (2.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.96%) SWIFT
3 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.22%) EPoS
5 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.11%) CESG
7 3 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.74%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.52%) Linux
2 14 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.74%) CentOS
4 2 (0.74%) Fedora
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (88.15%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.19%) TDD
3 45 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (15.93%) Kanban
4 43 (15.93%) Open Source
5 42 (15.56%) BDD
6 40 (14.81%) DevOps
7 38 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.22%) SOA
9 31 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (11.11%) MVC
10 30 (11.11%) SDLC
11 26 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (9.63%) Waterfall
12 25 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (7.78%) User Stories
14 20 (7.41%) E-Commerce
15 19 (7.04%) Configuration Management
15 19 (7.04%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.11%) Java
2 49 (18.15%) C#
3 32 (11.85%) SQL
4 31 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.07%) Perl
6 9 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.96%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.22%) Python
9 6 (2.22%) Ruby
10 5 (1.85%) C
10 5 (1.85%) PHP
11 4 (1.48%) C++
11 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.11%) XAML
13 2 (0.74%) XPath
14 1 (0.37%) Ada
14 1 (0.37%) Groovy
14 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (5.56%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) ISEB
3 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.11%) CISSP
6 3 (1.11%) CLAS
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 6 (2.22%) SEPA
3 3 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.11%) GxP
3 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.11%) WCAG
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) SDET
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (8.52%) Puppet
2 14 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.70%) Ansible
4 4 (1.48%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (14.44%) Oracle
2 34 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.56%) WSO2
4 13 (4.81%) SAP
5 11 (4.07%) hybris
6 9 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.48%) IBM
7 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.48%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.11%) Adobe
8 3 (1.11%) Mercator
9 2 (0.74%) Google
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.74%) Tableau
9 2 (0.74%) Teradata
10 1 (0.37%) Endeca
10 1 (0.37%) VocaLink
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