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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 36 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 144 166 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.62% 5.29% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 6.81% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 108 45
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£413 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £60.00 £57.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +19.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 53 £375 -6.83% 24
Suffolk +28 35 £413 +37.50% 3
Essex -3 20 £475 +5.55% 7
Hertfordshire -11 18 £373 -6.87% 29
Norfolk -3 14 £393 +20.76% 3
Bedfordshire -11 4 £425 - 11
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 264 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.73%) TDD
3 74 (26.91%) Java
4 69 (25.09%) C#
5 58 (21.09%) .NET
6 52 (18.91%) Kanban
7 44 (16.00%) JIRA
7 44 (16.00%) SQL
8 43 (15.64%) JavaScript
9 42 (15.27%) Git (software)
10 40 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (14.18%) Jenkins
11 39 (14.18%) Web Services
11 39 (14.18%) Linux
11 39 (14.18%) MVC
12 38 (13.82%) User Stories
13 35 (12.73%) UNIX
14 34 (12.36%) E-Commerce
14 34 (12.36%) XML
15 33 (12.00%) Subversion
15 33 (12.00%) REST
16 32 (11.64%) HTML
17 31 (11.27%) SOAP
18 30 (10.91%) SOA
19 29 (10.55%) Project Management
19 29 (10.55%) Finance
20 28 (10.18%) Microsoft
20 28 (10.18%) CSS
20 28 (10.18%) OO
21 27 (9.82%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (7.64%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (3.64%) Confluence
3 9 (3.27%) Node.js
3 9 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.55%) Drupal
5 6 (2.18%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.18%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.82%) Apache
7 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.73%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.55%) MS Office
4 6 (2.18%) MS Project
4 6 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.73%) Maximo
4 1 (0.36%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.36%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.18%) SaaS
2 6 (2.18%) GitHub
3 5 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.45%) HTTP
1 15 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.73%) SSL
3 4 (1.45%) LDAP
4 3 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.73%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) FTP
6 1 (0.36%) GSM
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
6 1 (0.36%) IPsec
6 1 (0.36%) IGMP
6 1 (0.36%) RTSP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.55%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.91%) MySQL
4 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.18%) Big Data
5 6 (2.18%) Sqoop
5 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.18%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.18%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.18%) Impala
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.73%) OLAP
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 44 (16.00%) JIRA
2 42 (15.27%) Git (software)
3 39 (14.18%) Jenkins
4 33 (12.00%) Subversion
5 21 (7.64%) SoapUI
6 20 (7.27%) Maven
7 15 (5.45%) Ant
8 10 (3.64%) Eclipse
8 10 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.91%) Selenium
10 7 (2.55%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.18%) Gradle
11 6 (2.18%) Geb
12 4 (1.45%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.45%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.73%) ProC
14 2 (0.73%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.73%) JUnit
General
1 29 (10.55%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.82%) Retail
3 11 (4.00%) Banking
4 10 (3.64%) Marketing
5 6 (2.18%) Legal
6 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (44.00%) Developer
2 39 (14.18%) Analyst
2 39 (14.18%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.73%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
5 23 (8.36%) Project Manager
6 19 (6.91%) BizTalk Developer
7 15 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 15 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.09%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.09%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.73%) Architect
10 12 (4.36%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.00%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
14 8 (2.91%) Technical Architect
15 7 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
15 7 (2.55%) Lead Technical Architect
15 7 (2.55%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.09%) .NET
2 39 (14.18%) Web Services
3 34 (12.36%) XML
4 33 (12.00%) REST
5 32 (11.64%) HTML
6 31 (11.27%) SOAP
7 28 (10.18%) CSS
8 23 (8.36%) ASP.NET
8 23 (8.36%) WCF
9 22 (8.00%) Middleware
10 17 (6.18%) HTML5
10 17 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (5.82%) J2EE
12 15 (5.45%) ADO.NET
12 15 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 15 (5.45%) LINQ
13 13 (4.73%) Spring
14 12 (4.36%) jQuery
15 10 (3.64%) RESTful
15 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.82%) FMCG
6 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.09%) Life Science
7 3 (1.09%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.73%) Biology
8 2 (0.73%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.73%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.36%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.18%) Linux
2 35 (12.73%) UNIX
3 24 (8.73%) Windows
4 20 (7.27%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.91%) Solaris
6 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.73%) AIX
8 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (36.73%) TDD
3 52 (18.91%) Kanban
4 40 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (14.18%) MVC
6 38 (13.82%) User Stories
7 34 (12.36%) E-Commerce
8 30 (10.91%) SOA
9 29 (10.55%) Project Management
10 28 (10.18%) OO
11 27 (9.82%) BDD
12 26 (9.45%) Mentoring
13 25 (9.09%) PRINCE2
14 24 (8.73%) Software Engineering
15 23 (8.36%) Coaching
16 20 (7.27%) Use Case
16 20 (7.27%) CRM
17 19 (6.91%) Business Analysis
18 18 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (6.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.91%) Java
2 69 (25.09%) C#
3 44 (16.00%) SQL
4 43 (15.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.36%) Scala
6 9 (3.27%) Groovy
7 7 (2.55%) C
7 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.18%) C++
8 6 (2.18%) Ruby
9 5 (1.82%) Python
10 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.73%) RPG
10 2 (0.73%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.36%) Go
11 1 (0.36%) Erlang
11 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 24 (8.73%) Degree
2 11 (4.00%) ISEB
3 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.73%) PMP
7 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) IIBA
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.09%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (2.18%) HDFS
2 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) XenServer
3 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (8.00%) Puppet
2 20 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) logstash
3 2 (0.73%) Graphite
3 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.73%) Nagios
3 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.73%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.36%) RANCID
Vendors
1 28 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.45%) Oracle
3 11 (4.00%) WSO2
4 9 (3.27%) IBM
5 8 (2.91%) hybris
5 8 (2.91%) VMware
6 7 (2.55%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.45%) HP
8 3 (1.09%) SAP
8 3 (1.09%) Twitter
8 3 (1.09%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.73%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.73%) Coverity
9 2 (0.73%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.73%) NetCracker
9 2 (0.73%) Google
9 2 (0.73%) Adobe
9 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.36%) ATG
10 1 (0.36%) KANA
Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank
Posted: 24 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank
Posted: 26 days ago