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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 38 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 131 106 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.75% 3.57% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 4.93% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 52
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£400 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +15.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.90 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £43.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +8 44 £394 -3.07% 15
Essex +20 34 £400 -3.03% 5
Bedfordshire -3 17 £475 +26.66% 15
Hertfordshire -11 13 £375 -14.28% 23
Suffolk +16 11 £376 +25.16% 4
Norfolk +4 11 £393 +30.83% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 266 (91.72%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.24%) Java
2 79 (27.24%) TDD
3 61 (21.03%) E-Commerce
4 48 (16.55%) Project Management
4 48 (16.55%) PRINCE2
4 48 (16.55%) C#
5 44 (15.17%) .NET
6 42 (14.48%) JIRA
6 42 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (14.48%) User Stories
7 41 (14.14%) SQL
7 41 (14.14%) Web Services
8 40 (13.79%) Finance
9 35 (12.07%) HTML
9 35 (12.07%) Linux
10 34 (11.72%) UNIX
11 33 (11.38%) JavaScript
12 32 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (10.34%) CSS
13 30 (10.34%) OO
14 29 (10.00%) Waterfall
15 28 (9.66%) XML
16 27 (9.31%) Use Case
16 27 (9.31%) Kanban
17 26 (8.97%) SOAP
18 25 (8.62%) J2EE
18 25 (8.62%) Jenkins
18 25 (8.62%) Relational Database
19 24 (8.28%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (6.55%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.17%) Confluence
3 6 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.72%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.03%) Drupal
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
6 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.69%) Mule
7 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.34%) Node.js
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.07%) MS Office
3 6 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.03%) Agresso
4 1 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.76%) PaaS
2 5 (1.72%) SaaS
3 3 (1.03%) GitHub
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.41%) SSL
1 7 (2.41%) HTTP
1 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
4 1 (0.34%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.34%) 802.15
4 1 (0.34%) MPLS
4 1 (0.34%) OSPF
4 1 (0.34%) BGP
4 1 (0.34%) DVB
4 1 (0.34%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.72%) Impala
5 5 (1.72%) Apache Hive
5 5 (1.72%) Big Data
5 5 (1.72%) Sqoop
6 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.03%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.69%) MySQL
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) DTS
9 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (14.48%) JIRA
2 25 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.21%) SoapUI
5 16 (5.52%) Eclipse
5 16 (5.52%) Ant
6 12 (4.14%) Subversion
7 10 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.76%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.07%) Maven
9 6 (2.07%) Selenium
10 5 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.38%) JUnit
11 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.38%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.03%) Geb
12 3 (1.03%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.03%) Gradle
13 2 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (13.79%) Finance
2 22 (7.59%) Retail
3 20 (6.90%) Marketing
4 18 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.10%) Legal
6 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.03%) Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Automotive
8 2 (0.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (28.97%) Developer
2 59 (20.34%) Project Manager
3 39 (13.45%) Java Developer
4 35 (12.07%) Analyst
5 31 (10.69%) Business Analyst
6 29 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
7 17 (5.86%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 13 (4.48%) Integration Project Manager
9 13 (4.48%) Integration Manager
9 13 (4.48%) Architect
10 12 (4.14%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.14%) Agile Business Analyst
10 12 (4.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (3.79%) Agile Coach
12 10 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
13 9 (3.10%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.17%) .NET
2 41 (14.14%) Web Services
3 35 (12.07%) HTML
4 30 (10.34%) CSS
5 28 (9.66%) XML
6 26 (8.97%) SOAP
7 25 (8.62%) J2EE
8 22 (7.59%) XHTML
8 22 (7.59%) Ajax
9 20 (6.90%) REST
9 20 (6.90%) HTML5
10 18 (6.21%) Spring
11 16 (5.52%) EclipseLink
11 16 (5.52%) WCF
11 16 (5.52%) TopLink
12 14 (4.83%) JAX-RS
12 14 (4.83%) JAX-WS
12 14 (4.83%) jQuery
13 12 (4.14%) Hibernate
14 10 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.93%) Open Source
2 15 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.72%) FMCG
4 5 (1.72%) User Experience
4 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.72%) Clustering
5 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.03%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.03%) IPTV
6 3 (1.03%) PMI
7 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.69%) NHS
7 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.69%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.69%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.07%) Linux
2 34 (11.72%) UNIX
3 24 (8.28%) Windows
4 16 (5.52%) Solaris
5 7 (2.41%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (91.72%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.24%) TDD
3 61 (21.03%) E-Commerce
4 48 (16.55%) Project Management
4 48 (16.55%) PRINCE2
5 42 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (14.48%) User Stories
6 32 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (10.34%) OO
8 29 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 27 (9.31%) Use Case
9 27 (9.31%) Kanban
10 22 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 21 (7.24%) SOA
11 21 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 20 (6.90%) RUP
13 19 (6.55%) Content Management
13 19 (6.55%) MVC
13 19 (6.55%) Digital Marketing
13 19 (6.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (27.24%) Java
2 48 (16.55%) C#
3 41 (14.14%) SQL
4 33 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.48%) Scala
5 13 (4.48%) Ruby
6 12 (4.14%) Python
7 10 (3.45%) C
8 8 (2.76%) C++
9 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.69%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.69%) RPG
11 2 (0.69%) Perl
11 2 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) Clojure
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 13 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.14%) Degree
3 11 (3.79%) ISEB
4 7 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.72%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.38%) IIBA
7 2 (0.69%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) CBAP
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) OCP
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.72%) HDFS
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.52%) Puppet
2 8 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) RANCID
Vendors
1 21 (7.24%) Oracle
2 18 (6.21%) IBM
2 18 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.83%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.76%) SAP
5 7 (2.41%) HP
6 5 (1.72%) hybris
6 5 (1.72%) VMware
7 4 (1.38%) WSO2
8 3 (1.03%) Twitter
9 2 (0.69%) Perforce
9 2 (0.69%) NetCracker
9 2 (0.69%) Adobe
9 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.69%) webMethods
9 2 (0.69%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.34%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.34%) Pega
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Hertfordshire
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