The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 51 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 109 75 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.38% 3.25% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 4.74% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 61
Average daily rate £375 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £595 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2324 1582 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.15% 68.60% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 870 1066
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 120 198
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.65 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Scrum
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -10 36 £401 -11.00% 10
Bedfordshire -3 26 £375 +7.14% 20
Essex -11 21 £375 -16.66% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 20 £320 -14.66% 40
Norfolk - 5 £300 - 4
Suffolk - 5 £300 - 4
East Anglia - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (31.61%) JavaScript
2 61 (31.61%) .NET
3 56 (29.02%) TDD
4 54 (27.98%) HTML
5 50 (25.91%) Java
5 50 (25.91%) E-Commerce
6 49 (25.39%) C#
7 46 (23.83%) CSS
8 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET
8 34 (17.62%) MVC
9 32 (16.58%) Linux
9 32 (16.58%) OO
10 31 (16.06%) SQL
11 30 (15.54%) SQL Server
11 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
12 29 (15.03%) XML
13 27 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (13.47%) Software Engineering
15 25 (12.95%) Oracle
16 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
17 23 (11.92%) MySQL
18 22 (11.40%) UNIX
19 21 (10.88%) HTML5
20 20 (10.36%) Web Development
20 20 (10.36%) Web Services
20 20 (10.36%) Finance
21 19 (9.84%) Retail
21 19 (9.84%) Python
22 18 (9.33%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (6.22%) IIS
2 11 (5.70%) CMS
3 10 (5.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.07%) Apache
5 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) Node.js
6 2 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.04%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.52%) MTS
7 1 (0.52%) Liferay
7 1 (0.52%) Magnolia
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Project
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Agresso
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.63%) Broadband
3 5 (2.59%) RTP
4 4 (2.07%) Firewall
4 4 (2.07%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.07%) HTTP
4 4 (2.07%) SAN
5 3 (1.55%) Internet
5 3 (1.55%) LDAP
6 2 (1.04%) NAS
6 2 (1.04%) VPN
6 2 (1.04%) IPv4
6 2 (1.04%) IPv6
6 2 (1.04%) SSL
7 1 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.92%) MySQL
3 18 (9.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.18%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.55%) DTS
8 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.81%) Subversion
3 10 (5.18%) JIRA
4 9 (4.66%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.66%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.15%) Selenium
6 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.11%) Ant
8 4 (2.07%) Mockito
8 4 (2.07%) StyleCop
8 4 (2.07%) FxCop
8 4 (2.07%) JUnit
8 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.55%) NUnit
9 3 (1.55%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) PhoneGap
10 2 (1.04%) Moq
11 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (10.36%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Retail
3 9 (4.66%) Back Office
4 7 (3.63%) Marketing
5 6 (3.11%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.11%) Automotive
6 5 (2.59%) Legal
6 5 (2.59%) Electronics
7 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.55%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.04%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (46.63%) Developer
2 27 (13.99%) .NET Developer
3 24 (12.44%) Analyst
4 23 (11.92%) Java Developer
5 20 (10.36%) Project Manager
5 20 (10.36%) Business Analyst
6 18 (9.33%) Architect
7 13 (6.74%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.18%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.66%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (4.66%) UI Programmer
9 9 (4.66%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Development Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (31.61%) .NET
2 54 (27.98%) HTML
3 46 (23.83%) CSS
4 34 (17.62%) ASP.NET
5 29 (15.03%) XML
6 21 (10.88%) HTML5
7 20 (10.36%) Web Services
8 18 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (8.81%) Spring
10 14 (7.25%) .NET Framework
10 14 (7.25%) Ajax
11 13 (6.74%) CSS3
11 13 (6.74%) AngularJS
12 12 (6.22%) XHTML
13 11 (5.70%) XSLT
13 11 (5.70%) Struts
13 11 (5.70%) Hibernate
13 11 (5.70%) jQuery
13 11 (5.70%) Struts2
14 10 (5.18%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.15%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.11%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.59%) MPEG
4 5 (2.59%) Streaming Video
4 5 (2.59%) IPTV
4 5 (2.59%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.59%) Open Source
5 4 (2.07%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.07%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.55%) Clustering
6 3 (1.55%) CMDB
7 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.04%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.04%) PMI
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.58%) Linux
2 22 (11.40%) UNIX
3 10 (5.18%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.11%) Windows
5 5 (2.59%) Solaris
5 5 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.07%) Android
6 4 (2.07%) FreeBSD
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.02%) TDD
3 50 (25.91%) E-Commerce
4 34 (17.62%) MVC
5 32 (16.58%) OO
6 27 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.47%) Software Engineering
8 20 (10.36%) Web Development
9 18 (9.33%) Waterfall
10 16 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (8.29%) BDD
11 14 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (7.25%) SOA
11 14 (7.25%) UML
12 13 (6.74%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.22%) User Stories
13 12 (6.22%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.22%) Project Management
14 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.61%) JavaScript
2 50 (25.91%) Java
3 49 (25.39%) C#
4 31 (16.06%) SQL
5 19 (9.84%) Python
6 14 (7.25%) C
7 12 (6.22%) PL/SQL
7 12 (6.22%) Perl
8 9 (4.66%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.15%) C++
9 8 (4.15%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.63%) PHP
11 5 (2.59%) Ruby
12 4 (2.07%) VBScript
13 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.55%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.55%) XPath
14 2 (1.04%) Scala
14 2 (1.04%) Groovy
14 2 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.07%) PMP
2 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.55%) ISEB
4 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.04%) KVM
2 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (12.95%) Oracle
2 24 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.74%) JBoss
4 7 (3.63%) hybris
5 6 (3.11%) Sun
6 5 (2.59%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) Perforce
7 4 (2.07%) Coverity
7 4 (2.07%) VMware
7 4 (2.07%) Sybase
7 4 (2.07%) IBM
8 3 (1.55%) Intel
8 3 (1.55%) ATG
8 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.04%) Endeca
9 2 (1.04%) FatWire
9 2 (1.04%) Cadence
9 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.04%) NetApp
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