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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 29 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 135 162 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.30% 5.20% 4.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 6.59% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 95 95
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
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
2038 2458 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.95% 78.91% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1504 1368
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 166 159
Median hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 +29 31 £475 +31.94% 9
Cambridgeshire -2 26 £400 +6.66% 21
Norfolk +8 23 £425 +11.47%
Bedfordshire +14 21 £475 +5.55% 15
Suffolk -13 17 £388 -6.06% 4
Essex -20 17 £475 +8.57% 5
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 246 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.15%) Java
3 75 (27.78%) Finance
4 50 (18.52%) TDD
5 44 (16.30%) C#
6 43 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (15.19%) SQL Server
8 38 (14.07%) REST
9 37 (13.70%) Microsoft
10 36 (13.33%) Oracle
10 36 (13.33%) .NET
10 36 (13.33%) Web Services
11 35 (12.96%) AngularJS
12 34 (12.59%) HTML
12 34 (12.59%) JavaScript
13 32 (11.85%) BDD
13 32 (11.85%) SDLC
14 30 (11.11%) Waterfall
15 29 (10.74%) Open Source
15 29 (10.74%) User Stories
16 28 (10.37%) Jenkins
16 28 (10.37%) SQL
17 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET
17 27 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 27 (10.00%) MVC
18 26 (9.63%) SOAP
18 26 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (9.63%) Kanban
19 25 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (8.89%) MS Excel

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 9 (3.33%) CMS
2 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.22%) Confluence
3 6 (2.22%) Mule
3 6 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.48%) Apache
5 4 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.11%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.74%) JBoss
7 2 (0.74%) SAS
7 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.96%) MS Project
3 6 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) MS Office
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.70%) 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%) Route 53
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.70%) HTTP
2 9 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.96%) ATM
3 8 (2.96%) SSL
4 7 (2.59%) Internet
5 5 (1.85%) LDAP
6 3 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.11%) SMS
7 2 (0.74%) Firewall
7 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.37%) 5G
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.07%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.22%) MySQL
5 6 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.74%) Big Data
8 2 (0.74%) GIS
8 2 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (10.37%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.52%) JIRA
3 15 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.56%) Maven
4 13 (4.81%) JUnit
5 12 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.70%) Selenium
8 8 (2.96%) Ant
8 8 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.59%) Subversion
10 6 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.85%) NUnit
12 4 (1.48%) RSpec
13 3 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.11%) Vagrant
14 2 (0.74%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (0.74%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 75 (27.78%) Finance
2 21 (7.78%) Retail
3 20 (7.41%) Marketing
4 8 (2.96%) Banking
5 6 (2.22%) Billing
5 6 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) Front Office
9 2 (0.74%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (30.37%) Developer
2 55 (20.37%) Analyst
3 40 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 35 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 35 (12.96%) Scrum Master
5 26 (9.63%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.89%) Agile Developer
7 18 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.93%) C# Developer
8 16 (5.93%) Designer
9 14 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) Agile Java Developer
11 12 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.07%) Consultant
13 10 (3.70%) Architect
13 10 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.70%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.07%) REST
2 36 (13.33%) .NET
2 36 (13.33%) Web Services
3 35 (12.96%) AngularJS
4 34 (12.59%) HTML
5 27 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (9.63%) SOAP
7 23 (8.52%) CSS
8 19 (7.04%) HTML5
8 19 (7.04%) Spring
9 17 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (5.93%) .NET Framework
11 15 (5.56%) XML
12 14 (5.19%) RESTful
13 10 (3.70%) JSON
14 9 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (3.33%) Middleware
15 7 (2.59%) Ajax
15 7 (2.59%) Gherkin
15 7 (2.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.96%) SWIFT
4 5 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.85%) EPoS
4 5 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.48%) User Experience
6 3 (1.11%) CESG
6 3 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.74%) IVR
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.37%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.44%) Linux
2 11 (4.07%) Windows
3 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
5 1 (0.37%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.52%) TDD
3 43 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (11.85%) BDD
4 32 (11.85%) SDLC
5 30 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 29 (10.74%) Open Source
6 29 (10.74%) User Stories
7 27 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 27 (10.00%) MVC
8 26 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (9.63%) Kanban
9 25 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (8.89%) OO
11 22 (8.15%) SOA
12 21 (7.78%) DevOps
13 20 (7.41%) CRM
14 19 (7.04%) Analytics
15 18 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.15%) Java
2 44 (16.30%) C#
3 34 (12.59%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.37%) SQL
5 9 (3.33%) Ruby
6 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.96%) Python
7 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.59%) C++
7 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.85%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.11%) PHP
10 3 (1.11%) Scala
11 2 (0.74%) Groovy
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 2 (0.74%) X++
11 2 (0.74%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) Ada
12 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (4.44%) Degree
2 8 (2.96%) ISEB
3 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.48%) CISSP
5 4 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.11%) CLAS
7 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) CISM
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MBA
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.44%) QA
2 6 (2.22%) SEPA
3 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.11%) GxP
5 3 (1.11%) WCAG
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) Puppet
2 6 (2.22%) Ansible
3 5 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.33%) Oracle
3 10 (3.70%) WSO2
4 7 (2.59%) SAP
5 6 (2.22%) Adobe
5 6 (2.22%) hybris
5 6 (2.22%) IBM
5 6 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.48%) Cognos
6 4 (1.48%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.11%) Intershop
8 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.74%) Mercator
8 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.74%) Tableau
8 2 (0.74%) Teradata
9 1 (0.37%) HP
9 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.37%) VMware
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