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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 27 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 165 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.86% 3.41% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.74% 4.92% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 43 69
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £226 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.72% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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
2133 1688 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.80% 69.32% 67.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 928 1021
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 165 171
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +14 53 £425 +30.76% 13
Bedfordshire +7 36 £475 +50.79% 9
Hertfordshire +7 32 £410 -6.28% 7
Essex +11 24 £425 +13.33% 4
Norfolk +15 13 £345 -1.42% 6
Suffolk +2 6 £400 - 8
East Anglia - 1 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 318 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (28.69%) TDD
3 100 (28.41%) .NET
4 90 (25.57%) JavaScript
5 88 (25.00%) C#
5 88 (25.00%) HTML
6 86 (24.43%) Java
7 85 (24.15%) SQL
8 76 (21.59%) CSS
9 70 (19.89%) MVC
10 64 (18.18%) Finance
11 61 (17.33%) XML
12 58 (16.48%) Linux
13 56 (15.91%) Waterfall
14 55 (15.63%) E-Commerce
15 54 (15.34%) ASP.NET
16 52 (14.77%) OO
17 50 (14.20%) Git (software)
18 49 (13.92%) BDD
19 46 (13.07%) Project Management
19 46 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
20 45 (12.78%) Web Services
21 44 (12.50%) UNIX
22 42 (11.93%) Oracle
22 42 (11.93%) PRINCE2
23 40 (11.36%) J2EE
23 40 (11.36%) QA
24 37 (10.51%) JIRA
24 37 (10.51%) REST
25 35 (9.94%) Ajax

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.52%) Tomcat
2 26 (7.39%) Apache
3 18 (5.11%) CMS
4 16 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.84%) IIS
6 9 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.70%) Confluence
9 5 (1.42%) Node.js
9 5 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.85%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.85%) Drupal
11 3 (0.85%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.85%) WordPress
12 2 (0.57%) lighttpd
12 2 (0.57%) Liferay
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.57%) JBoss
12 2 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.70%) Adobe After Effects
2 6 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.42%) MS Project
4 3 (0.85%) MS Office
4 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.98%) Agresso
2 12 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (3.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (3.41%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.27%) PaaS
2 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.98%) Internet
2 11 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.56%) 802.15
3 9 (2.56%) ZigBee
4 8 (2.27%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) VRRP
5 2 (0.57%) Firewall
5 2 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) SAN
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.67%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.82%) MySQL
4 13 (3.69%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.57%) Big Data
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.57%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) DTS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.51%) JIRA
3 28 (7.95%) Selenium
3 28 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.82%) Ant
5 21 (5.97%) Eclipse
6 19 (5.40%) Subversion
7 17 (4.83%) Maven
8 15 (4.26%) JUnit
9 14 (3.98%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.69%) Mockito
11 11 (3.13%) IntelliJ
11 11 (3.13%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.56%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.99%) Hudson
14 7 (1.99%) FxCop
14 7 (1.99%) StyleCop
15 6 (1.70%) RSpec
15 6 (1.70%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (18.18%) Finance
2 24 (6.82%) Retail
3 18 (5.11%) Marketing
4 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.56%) Legal
6 7 (1.99%) Publishing
6 7 (1.99%) Banking
7 4 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.14%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Automotive
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 145 (41.19%) Developer
2 53 (15.06%) .NET Developer
3 47 (13.35%) Project Manager
4 39 (11.08%) Java Developer
5 32 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
6 25 (7.10%) Analyst
7 24 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 21 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 19 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (5.11%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.26%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.69%) Architect
12 13 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.41%) Agile Project Manager
14 11 (3.13%) Designer
15 10 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (2.56%) Agile Coach
17 8 (2.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (28.41%) .NET
2 88 (25.00%) HTML
3 76 (21.59%) CSS
4 61 (17.33%) XML
5 54 (15.34%) ASP.NET
6 45 (12.78%) Web Services
7 40 (11.36%) J2EE
8 37 (10.51%) REST
9 35 (9.94%) .NET Framework
9 35 (9.94%) Ajax
10 34 (9.66%) jQuery
11 33 (9.38%) WCF
11 33 (9.38%) SOAP
12 32 (9.09%) Spring
13 26 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (6.82%) HTML5
15 23 (6.53%) JSP
16 21 (5.97%) XSLT
17 20 (5.68%) XHTML
17 20 (5.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.53%) User Experience
2 15 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.69%) Open Source
4 10 (2.84%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 7 (1.99%) Biology
7 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.70%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.70%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.42%) Streaming Media
9 5 (1.42%) IPTV
10 4 (1.14%) Clustering
10 4 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.48%) Linux
2 44 (12.50%) UNIX
3 31 (8.81%) Windows
4 21 (5.97%) Solaris
5 8 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.85%) AIX
7 3 (0.85%) HPUX
7 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (28.69%) TDD
3 70 (19.89%) MVC
4 56 (15.91%) Waterfall
5 55 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 52 (14.77%) OO
7 49 (13.92%) BDD
8 46 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (13.07%) Project Management
9 42 (11.93%) PRINCE2
10 29 (8.24%) UML
11 25 (7.10%) SOA
11 25 (7.10%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 20 (5.68%) Automated Testing
13 20 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (5.40%) Web Development
15 18 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (5.11%) User Stories
16 17 (4.83%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.57%) JavaScript
2 88 (25.00%) C#
3 86 (24.43%) Java
4 85 (24.15%) SQL
5 26 (7.39%) Python
6 17 (4.83%) C
7 15 (4.26%) Ruby
8 12 (3.41%) VBScript
9 11 (3.13%) Perl
10 10 (2.84%) C++
10 10 (2.84%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.56%) Embedded C
12 7 (1.99%) PHP
12 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.70%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.42%) VBA
15 4 (1.14%) VB
16 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (8.81%) Degree
2 14 (3.98%) ISEB
3 7 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.42%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.14%) IIBA
7 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.57%) MCP
8 2 (0.57%) PMP
8 2 (0.57%) CBAP
8 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) OCP
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.36%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.85%) Firmware
3 2 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.57%) Nagios
2 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (11.93%) Oracle
2 33 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.40%) SAP
4 15 (4.26%) IBM
5 12 (3.41%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.84%) FatWire
7 8 (2.27%) Sun
8 6 (1.70%) hybris
9 5 (1.42%) Adobe
9 5 (1.42%) Perforce
10 4 (1.14%) VMware
11 3 (0.85%) Twitter
12 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.57%) Zend
12 2 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.57%) Sybase
13 1 (0.28%) Vignette
13 1 (0.28%) Siebel
13 1 (0.28%) HP
13 1 (0.28%) Apple
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