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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Scrum 136 141 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.48% 4.73% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 6.04% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 87 87
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £33.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -2.93%
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
1966 2333 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.21% 78.31% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1409 1285
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 162 153
Median hourly rate £27.62 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +37 27 £475 +26.66% 18
Cambridgeshire +10 27 £400 +6.66% 17
Norfolk +12 25 £425 +8.21% 2
Bedfordshire +8 20 £500 +5.26% 6
Suffolk -7 20 £406 +1.24% 2
Essex -20 17 £450 +12.50% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 244 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (27.99%) Finance
3 68 (25.37%) Java
4 49 (18.28%) C#
5 47 (17.54%) SQL Server
5 47 (17.54%) TDD
6 43 (16.04%) .NET
7 42 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (14.93%) SQL
8 40 (14.93%) Web Services
8 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
9 39 (14.55%) REST
10 36 (13.43%) HTML
11 35 (13.06%) JavaScript
11 35 (13.06%) BDD
12 33 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (12.31%) ASP.NET
13 32 (11.94%) AngularJS
13 32 (11.94%) User Stories
14 31 (11.57%) Oracle
15 29 (10.82%) Waterfall
15 29 (10.82%) JIRA
16 27 (10.07%) Open Source
16 27 (10.07%) SOAP
16 27 (10.07%) E-Commerce
16 27 (10.07%) MVC
16 27 (10.07%) SDLC
17 25 (9.33%) OO
18 24 (8.96%) CSS
18 24 (8.96%) RESTful

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 10 (3.73%) Confluence
2 9 (3.36%) CMS
3 6 (2.24%) Mule
3 6 (2.24%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.12%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Project
3 7 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.75%) MS Office
7 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (1.12%) Force.com
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) Boomi
4 1 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) HTTP
1 8 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.87%) ATM
2 5 (1.87%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) SSL
3 4 (1.49%) LDAP
4 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.37%) 5G
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
6 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.24%) Big Data
5 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.87%) MySQL
7 4 (1.49%) DB2
7 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.75%) OLAP
9 2 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 29 (10.82%) JIRA
2 21 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.60%) Cucumber
3 15 (5.60%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.22%) JUnit
5 13 (4.85%) Maven
5 13 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.48%) Selenium
7 11 (4.10%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.36%) NUnit
9 8 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.61%) Subversion
11 6 (2.24%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.87%) Ant
12 5 (1.87%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.49%) RSpec
13 4 (1.49%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.12%) Vagrant
15 2 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 75 (27.99%) Finance
2 22 (8.21%) Retail
3 17 (6.34%) Marketing
4 5 (1.87%) Banking
4 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.49%) Billing
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (32.46%) Developer
2 56 (20.90%) Analyst
3 41 (15.30%) Scrum Master
4 39 (14.55%) Business Analyst
5 33 (12.31%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.96%) Agile Developer
7 22 (8.21%) .NET Developer
8 19 (7.09%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.22%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.85%) Designer
10 13 (4.85%) SQL Developer
11 12 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
11 12 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.10%) CRM Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) CRM Business Analyst
12 11 (4.10%) Tester
13 10 (3.73%) Agile Scrum Master
13 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.73%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.04%) .NET
2 40 (14.93%) Web Services
3 39 (14.55%) REST
4 36 (13.43%) HTML
5 33 (12.31%) ASP.NET
6 32 (11.94%) AngularJS
7 27 (10.07%) SOAP
8 24 (8.96%) CSS
8 24 (8.96%) RESTful
9 23 (8.58%) XML
10 21 (7.84%) Spring
11 18 (6.72%) .NET Framework
11 18 (6.72%) HTML5
12 14 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (4.85%) JSON
14 10 (3.73%) Apache Camel
14 10 (3.73%) jQuery
15 9 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (2.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.87%) EPoS
3 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.49%) User Experience
4 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.75%) CESG
6 2 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.75%) IVR
6 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.37%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.48%) Windows
2 11 (4.10%) Linux
3 4 (1.49%) Unix
3 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.54%) TDD
3 42 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.06%) BDD
5 33 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (11.94%) User Stories
7 29 (10.82%) Waterfall
8 27 (10.07%) E-Commerce
8 27 (10.07%) MVC
8 27 (10.07%) Open Source
8 27 (10.07%) SDLC
9 25 (9.33%) OO
10 23 (8.58%) SOA
11 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.46%) Analytics
12 20 (7.46%) Kanban
13 19 (7.09%) CRM
13 19 (7.09%) Project Management
14 18 (6.72%) PRINCE2
15 16 (5.97%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.37%) Java
2 49 (18.28%) C#
3 40 (14.93%) SQL
4 35 (13.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.10%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.36%) Python
6 9 (3.36%) Ruby
7 7 (2.61%) C++
8 6 (2.24%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.87%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.12%) Groovy
10 3 (1.12%) Scala
11 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
11 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.75%) X++
11 2 (0.75%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.37%) Perl
12 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (4.85%) Degree
1 13 (4.85%) ISEB
2 6 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) CISSP
5 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.75%) CLAS
6 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
7 1 (0.37%) MCP
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.85%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.12%) WCAG
4 2 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.75%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.24%) Puppet
2 4 (1.49%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.57%) Oracle
3 10 (3.73%) WSO2
4 9 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.24%) Adobe
5 6 (2.24%) IBM
6 5 (1.87%) HP
7 4 (1.49%) Cognos
8 3 (1.12%) Google
8 3 (1.12%) hybris
8 3 (1.12%) Intershop
8 3 (1.12%) SAP
9 2 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.37%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.37%) Endeca
10 1 (0.37%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.37%) New Relic
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