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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 33 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 126 145 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.96% 4.62% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 5.95% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 87 114
Median daily rate £458 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -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
2018 2439 2497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.42% 77.70% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1464 1485
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 172 152
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +25 31 £500 +33.33% 16
Cambridgeshire -3 24 £400 +6.66% 18
Bedfordshire +18 23 £494 +16.17% 15
Norfolk +5 21 £413 +0.60% 2
Suffolk -12 14 £388 -6.06% 2
Essex -3 13 £500 +5.26% 6
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 227 (89.72%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.43%) Java
3 75 (29.64%) Finance
4 49 (19.37%) TDD
5 46 (18.18%) C#
6 41 (16.21%) SQL Server
7 40 (15.81%) Microsoft
8 38 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (14.62%) .NET
9 37 (14.62%) REST
10 35 (13.83%) Oracle
10 35 (13.83%) HTML
10 35 (13.83%) Web Services
11 34 (13.44%) AngularJS
12 33 (13.04%) BDD
12 33 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 32 (12.65%) SDLC
14 30 (11.86%) Open Source
15 29 (11.46%) ASP.NET
15 29 (11.46%) MVC
16 28 (11.07%) SQL
16 28 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (11.07%) Waterfall
16 28 (11.07%) Jenkins
17 26 (10.28%) Kanban
17 26 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (9.88%) SOAP
18 25 (9.88%) MS Excel
18 25 (9.88%) DevOps
19 23 (9.09%) User Stories

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 10 (3.95%) CMS
2 8 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.37%) Mule
4 6 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (2.37%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.98%) Apache
6 4 (1.58%) Confluence
6 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.19%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.79%) JBoss
8 2 (0.79%) SAS
8 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.77%) MS Project
3 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.40%) MS Office
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.19%) GitHub
3 3 (1.19%) SaaS
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.79%) Force.com
4 2 (0.79%) Route 53
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.35%) HTTP
1 11 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.56%) SSL
3 8 (3.16%) ATM
3 8 (3.16%) Internet
4 6 (2.37%) LDAP
5 3 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.19%) SMS
6 2 (0.79%) Firewall
6 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.40%) 5G
7 1 (0.40%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.40%) PSTN
7 1 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) Telnet
7 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.77%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.37%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.37%) MySQL
6 5 (1.98%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.19%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.79%) GIS
9 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.79%) OLAP
9 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (11.07%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.51%) JIRA
3 15 (5.93%) Maven
4 14 (5.53%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.74%) JUnit
6 11 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.95%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.56%) Ant
9 8 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.77%) Selenium
11 6 (2.37%) Subversion
12 5 (1.98%) NUnit
12 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.58%) RSpec
13 4 (1.58%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.79%) CruiseControl
15 2 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
16 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 75 (29.64%) Finance
2 22 (8.70%) Marketing
2 22 (8.70%) Retail
3 8 (3.16%) Banking
4 6 (2.37%) Billing
4 6 (2.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.58%) Electronics
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Front Office
8 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (32.41%) Developer
2 46 (18.18%) Analyst
3 34 (13.44%) Java Developer
4 33 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 29 (11.46%) Scrum Master
6 25 (9.88%) Project Manager
7 23 (9.09%) Agile Developer
8 20 (7.91%) .NET Developer
9 18 (7.11%) C# Developer
10 17 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (4.74%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.95%) Consultant
14 10 (3.95%) Designer
15 9 (3.56%) Architect
15 9 (3.56%) Delivery Manager
16 8 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
16 8 (3.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.62%) .NET
1 37 (14.62%) REST
2 35 (13.83%) HTML
2 35 (13.83%) Web Services
3 34 (13.44%) AngularJS
4 29 (11.46%) ASP.NET
5 25 (9.88%) SOAP
6 23 (9.09%) CSS
7 18 (7.11%) Spring
8 17 (6.72%) HTML5
9 16 (6.32%) .NET Framework
9 16 (6.32%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (5.93%) XML
11 13 (5.14%) RESTful
12 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (3.56%) JSON
13 9 (3.56%) Middleware
14 8 (3.16%) Ajax
14 8 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (2.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.16%) SWIFT
4 7 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.98%) EPoS
5 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.58%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.58%) User Experience
7 3 (1.19%) CESG
7 3 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.79%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.79%) IVR
8 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.14%) Linux
2 12 (4.74%) Windows
3 5 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.79%) CentOS
5 2 (0.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (89.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.37%) TDD
3 38 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (13.04%) BDD
5 32 (12.65%) SDLC
6 30 (11.86%) Open Source
7 29 (11.46%) MVC
8 28 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (11.07%) Waterfall
9 26 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (10.28%) Kanban
10 25 (9.88%) DevOps
11 23 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 23 (9.09%) OO
11 23 (9.09%) User Stories
12 22 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (8.70%) SOA
13 18 (7.11%) CRM
14 17 (6.72%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (30.43%) Java
2 46 (18.18%) C#
3 33 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.07%) SQL
5 9 (3.56%) Python
5 9 (3.56%) Ruby
6 8 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.77%) C++
8 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.58%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.19%) Perl
10 3 (1.19%) PHP
11 2 (0.79%) X++
11 2 (0.79%) XPath
12 1 (0.40%) Ada
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) Degree
2 8 (3.16%) ISEB
3 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.58%) CISSP
4 4 (1.58%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) CLAS
6 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) QA
2 6 (2.37%) SEPA
3 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.19%) GxP
5 3 (1.19%) WCAG
6 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.53%) Puppet
2 8 (3.16%) Ansible
3 6 (2.37%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.83%) Oracle
3 10 (3.95%) WSO2
4 9 (3.56%) SAP
5 7 (2.77%) hybris
6 6 (2.37%) Adobe
6 6 (2.37%) IBM
7 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.58%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.19%) Intershop
8 3 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.79%) Mercator
9 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.79%) Tableau
9 2 (0.79%) Teradata
10 1 (0.40%) Endeca
10 1 (0.40%) Google
10 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
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