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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / East of England
Rank 21 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 144 123 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.78% 5.20% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 6.63% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 97 112
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
1693 1855 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.67% 78.37% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1110 1216
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 175 139
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £53.73 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Hertfordshire +38 55 £463 -2.63% 29
Essex +4 51 £495 -3.41% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 18 £381 +25.00% 24
Bedfordshire +1 9 £475 +7.04% 6
Norfolk -8 6 £419 -5.84% 6
Suffolk -8 5 £360 +51.57% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 233 (91.37%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (51.37%) TDD
3 92 (36.08%) Java
4 87 (34.12%) BDD
5 85 (33.33%) Finance
6 83 (32.55%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (29.02%) DevOps
8 67 (26.27%) Kanban
9 63 (24.71%) JIRA
10 52 (20.39%) Jenkins
11 49 (19.22%) SOA
12 45 (17.65%) Selenium
13 43 (16.86%) C#
14 42 (16.47%) Confluence
15 41 (16.08%) Git (software)
15 41 (16.08%) Cucumber
16 40 (15.69%) .NET
17 39 (15.29%) Oracle
18 38 (14.90%) J2EE
18 38 (14.90%) HTML
18 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
19 36 (14.12%) RESTful
20 34 (13.33%) Open Source
20 34 (13.33%) SQL Server
20 34 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
21 33 (12.94%) User Stories
22 32 (12.55%) Linux
23 31 (12.16%) MVC
24 30 (11.76%) Test Automation
25 29 (11.37%) Programme Management

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 42 (16.47%) Confluence
2 18 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.88%) Apache
4 12 (4.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (4.31%) JBoss
5 11 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.35%) IIS
7 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.18%) Mule
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) Moodle
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.35%) MS Office
1 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (9.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Route 53
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.27%) HTTP
3 14 (5.49%) SSL
4 6 (2.35%) Intranet
5 5 (1.96%) Internet
6 4 (1.57%) LDAP
7 1 (0.39%) FTP
7 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.39%) PSTN
7 1 (0.39%) SAN
7 1 (0.39%) Skype
7 1 (0.39%) SSH
7 1 (0.39%) Telnet
7 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.35%) MySQL
5 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.78%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 63 (24.71%) JIRA
2 52 (20.39%) Jenkins
3 45 (17.65%) Selenium
4 41 (16.08%) Cucumber
4 41 (16.08%) Git (software)
5 26 (10.20%) WebDriver
6 25 (9.80%) Maven
7 24 (9.41%) JIRA Agile
8 23 (9.02%) SoapUI
9 20 (7.84%) JUnit
10 19 (7.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 18 (7.06%) Subversion
12 14 (5.49%) JBehave
13 10 (3.92%) TeamCity
14 8 (3.14%) JMeter
14 8 (3.14%) Moq
14 8 (3.14%) NUnit
14 8 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (3.14%) PVCS
14 8 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (10.98%) Marketing
3 25 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 25 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 24 (9.41%) Electronics
5 18 (7.06%) Retail
6 6 (2.35%) Legal
7 3 (1.18%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (31.37%) Developer
2 35 (13.73%) Scrum Master
3 28 (10.98%) Analyst
4 24 (9.41%) C# Developer
4 24 (9.41%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.02%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.84%) Architect
7 19 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) Agile Developer
9 17 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 17 (6.67%) Technical Architect
10 15 (5.88%) Project Manager
11 14 (5.49%) Business Analyst
11 14 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.71%) Automation Tester
13 12 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.69%) .NET
2 38 (14.90%) HTML
2 38 (14.90%) J2EE
3 36 (14.12%) RESTful
4 29 (11.37%) Spring
5 26 (10.20%) AngularJS
6 25 (9.80%) CSS
6 25 (9.80%) Web Services
7 23 (9.02%) SOAP
8 21 (8.24%) ASP.NET
9 20 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (7.84%) XML
10 19 (7.45%) jQuery
10 19 (7.45%) REST
11 18 (7.06%) Entity Framework
11 18 (7.06%) XSLT
12 17 (6.67%) Gherkin
13 16 (6.27%) .NET Framework
14 15 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.45%) Virtual Team
2 18 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.75%) User Experience
6 6 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.96%) Blockchain
7 5 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.96%) iPad
8 4 (1.57%) Contactless
8 4 (1.57%) EMV
8 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.78%) EPoS
10 2 (0.78%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.78%) PMI
10 2 (0.78%) VLE
11 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.55%) Linux
2 13 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.75%) Windows
4 6 (2.35%) VME
5 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.57%) Android
7 3 (1.18%) CentOS
7 3 (1.18%) Fedora
7 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.18%) Unix
7 3 (1.18%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.78%) MVS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (91.37%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (51.37%) TDD
3 87 (34.12%) BDD
4 83 (32.55%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (29.02%) DevOps
6 67 (26.27%) Kanban
7 49 (19.22%) SOA
8 34 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (13.33%) Open Source
9 33 (12.94%) User Stories
10 31 (12.16%) MVC
11 30 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 29 (11.37%) Programme Management
13 27 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (10.59%) Digital Marketing
13 27 (10.59%) OO
13 27 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (9.41%) Coaching
15 24 (9.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (36.08%) Java
2 43 (16.86%) C#
3 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.84%) Ruby
5 18 (7.06%) SQL
6 12 (4.71%) Perl
7 11 (4.31%) PHP
8 7 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.75%) Python
9 6 (2.35%) C
9 6 (2.35%) Scala
9 6 (2.35%) VBScript
10 4 (1.57%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.57%) XPath
11 3 (1.18%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.18%) XAML
12 2 (0.78%) Groovy
12 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.31%) Degree
2 5 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) ISEB
3 3 (1.18%) PMP
4 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.06%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) SDET
3 3 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (6.27%) Docker
2 8 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (7.45%) Puppet
2 14 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.71%) Ansible
4 3 (1.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.78%) Terraform
6 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (15.29%) Oracle
2 26 (10.20%) SAP
3 20 (7.84%) Atlassian
4 18 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.88%) WSO2
6 12 (4.71%) hybris
7 5 (1.96%) Fujitsu
7 5 (1.96%) IBM
7 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.18%) Google
8 3 (1.18%) VMware
9 2 (0.78%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.78%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) Mercator
9 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.78%) SumTotal
9 2 (0.78%) Talend
9 2 (0.78%) Telerik
9 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
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