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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 159 85 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.22% 3.73% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 5.29% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 53 62
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£415 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £275 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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
1912 1608 1621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.75% 70.50% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 884 898
Average daily rate £413 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 146 122
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 52 £425 +30.76% 38
Bedfordshire +7 40 £425 +10.74% 19
Hertfordshire +1 32 £415 -7.77% 21
Essex +10 18 £500 +33.33% 4
Suffolk 0 9 £388 - 7
Norfolk +10 8 £325 - 3
East Anglia - - - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 301 (90.94%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (25.98%) TDD
2 86 (25.98%) .NET
3 83 (25.08%) Java
4 80 (24.17%) JavaScript
5 77 (23.26%) C#
6 76 (22.96%) HTML
7 69 (20.85%) SQL
8 67 (20.24%) CSS
9 66 (19.94%) Finance
10 62 (18.73%) MVC
11 59 (17.82%) XML
11 59 (17.82%) E-Commerce
12 55 (16.62%) Waterfall
13 48 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (14.20%) Linux
15 45 (13.60%) OO
15 45 (13.60%) Project Management
15 45 (13.60%) BDD
16 44 (13.29%) Web Services
17 43 (12.99%) Git (software)
18 42 (12.69%) ASP.NET
19 41 (12.39%) QA
20 38 (11.48%) Spring
20 38 (11.48%) PRINCE2
20 38 (11.48%) UNIX
21 37 (11.18%) J2EE
21 37 (11.18%) REST
22 35 (10.57%) Ajax
22 35 (10.57%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (7.85%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.65%) Apache
3 16 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.63%) CMS
5 9 (2.72%) Confluence
5 9 (2.72%) IIS
6 6 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.91%) Node.js
9 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.60%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.60%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.30%) Liferay
10 1 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.30%) Drupal
10 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.81%) Adobe After Effects
2 6 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.72%) Agresso
2 7 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (2.11%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.42%) PaaS
2 7 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.93%) Internet
2 10 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.42%) 802.15
3 8 (2.42%) HTTP
3 8 (2.42%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.60%) VPN
4 2 (0.60%) VRRP
4 2 (0.60%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.95%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.44%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.23%) MySQL
4 11 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.02%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.91%) Neo4j
7 3 (0.91%) Couchbase
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.30%) DTS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.76%) JIRA
3 24 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 23 (6.95%) Selenium
5 21 (6.34%) Ant
5 21 (6.34%) Eclipse
6 18 (5.44%) Subversion
7 14 (4.23%) Maven
7 14 (4.23%) JUnit
8 12 (3.63%) Mockito
8 12 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (3.02%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.72%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 7 (2.11%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.11%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.81%) FxCop
12 6 (1.81%) StyleCop
13 5 (1.51%) Hudson
13 5 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (19.94%) Finance
2 24 (7.25%) Retail
3 18 (5.44%) Marketing
4 17 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.11%) Publishing
5 7 (2.11%) Banking
6 6 (1.81%) Legal
7 4 (1.21%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (38.07%) Developer
2 53 (16.01%) Project Manager
3 42 (12.69%) .NET Developer
4 41 (12.39%) Java Developer
5 23 (6.95%) ScrumMaster
5 23 (6.95%) Analyst
6 20 (6.04%) C# Developer
7 18 (5.44%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.44%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.83%) Architect
9 14 (4.23%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
10 13 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.93%) Integration Project Manager
10 13 (3.93%) Software Engineer
10 13 (3.93%) Integration Manager
11 10 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.02%) Agile Coach
11 10 (3.02%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (25.98%) .NET
2 76 (22.96%) HTML
3 67 (20.24%) CSS
4 59 (17.82%) XML
5 44 (13.29%) Web Services
6 42 (12.69%) ASP.NET
7 38 (11.48%) Spring
8 37 (11.18%) J2EE
8 37 (11.18%) REST
9 35 (10.57%) Ajax
9 35 (10.57%) SOAP
10 32 (9.67%) WCF
10 32 (9.67%) jQuery
11 31 (9.37%) .NET Framework
12 22 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (6.04%) XHTML
13 20 (6.04%) XSLT
14 18 (5.44%) HTML5
15 17 (5.14%) JSON
15 17 (5.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.04%) User Experience
2 18 (5.44%) Open Source
3 11 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.02%) N-Tier
4 10 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.11%) Biology
6 7 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.81%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.51%) Streaming Media
8 5 (1.51%) IPTV
8 5 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.21%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.60%) EMV
11 2 (0.60%) Clustering
11 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.20%) Linux
2 38 (11.48%) UNIX
3 29 (8.76%) Windows
4 17 (5.14%) Solaris
5 5 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.91%) AIX
6 3 (0.91%) HPUX
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) Android
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (90.94%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (25.98%) TDD
3 62 (18.73%) MVC
4 59 (17.82%) E-Commerce
5 55 (16.62%) Waterfall
6 48 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (13.60%) OO
7 45 (13.60%) Project Management
7 45 (13.60%) BDD
8 38 (11.48%) PRINCE2
9 28 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (7.55%) UML
11 20 (6.04%) SOA
12 18 (5.44%) Software Engineering
12 18 (5.44%) DSDM
12 18 (5.44%) User Stories
12 18 (5.44%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.44%) Web Development
13 17 (5.14%) Automated Testing
14 16 (4.83%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.08%) Java
2 80 (24.17%) JavaScript
3 77 (23.26%) C#
4 69 (20.85%) SQL
5 27 (8.16%) Python
6 16 (4.83%) C
7 13 (3.93%) Ruby
8 11 (3.32%) VBScript
9 8 (2.42%) Embedded C
9 8 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.42%) C++
9 8 (2.42%) Perl
10 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.51%) VBA
11 5 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.21%) VB
13 3 (0.91%) Scala
13 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.25%) Degree
2 16 (4.83%) ISEB
3 9 (2.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.21%) IIBA
8 2 (0.60%) MCP
8 2 (0.60%) CBAP
9 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) OCP
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.39%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.91%) Firmware
3 2 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (3.02%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Nagios
2 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (9.97%) Oracle
2 31 (9.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.23%) SAP
4 13 (3.93%) IBM
5 11 (3.32%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.11%) hybris
7 5 (1.51%) Perforce
7 5 (1.51%) HP
7 5 (1.51%) Sun
8 4 (1.21%) VMware
9 3 (0.91%) FatWire
9 3 (0.91%) webMethods
9 3 (0.91%) Adobe
10 2 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.30%) Demandware
11 1 (0.30%) Sybase
11 1 (0.30%) Siebel
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Hertfordshire
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Advantage XPO
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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Montash
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Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £600 per annum + 6 months +
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Peterborough
The People Network
Rate: £600 per annum + 6 months +
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Essex
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £70000 - £71000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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