The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Rank 8 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 62 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.27% 8.32% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.51% 10.08% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 17
Median daily rate £500 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £589 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
335 397 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.93% 82.54% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 233 194
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 46
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Essex region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Essex region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea +1 30 £505 -8.18% 2
Basildon - 4 £288 -
Brentwood +6 3 £265 -
Chelmsford +3 1 £400 +45.45%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 103 (99.04%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (66.35%) TDD
3 58 (55.77%) DevOps
4 55 (52.88%) SOA
5 47 (45.19%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (41.35%) Kanban
7 34 (32.69%) Oracle
8 31 (29.81%) JIRA
9 30 (28.85%) J2EE
10 29 (27.88%) User Stories
10 29 (27.88%) Coaching
11 28 (26.92%) Linux
11 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
12 27 (25.96%) Finance
12 27 (25.96%) Confluence
12 27 (25.96%) BDD
13 25 (24.04%) Java
14 24 (23.08%) Open Source
14 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 24 (23.08%) Marketing
14 24 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
15 23 (22.12%) Manufacturing
15 23 (22.12%) Programme Management
15 23 (22.12%) JIRA Agile
16 22 (21.15%) SAP
17 21 (20.19%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (20.19%) Electronics
17 21 (20.19%) Telecoms
17 21 (20.19%) Middleware
17 21 (20.19%) SAP Oil and Gas

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 27 (25.96%) Confluence
2 19 (18.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 14 (13.46%) Apache
5 13 (12.50%) JBoss
6 3 (2.88%) Mule
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.92%) Moodle
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.92%) UXPin
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (20.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.42%) HTTP
2 15 (14.42%) SSL
3 6 (5.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 15 (14.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) HBase
6 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (29.81%) JIRA
2 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 23 (22.12%) JIRA Agile
4 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
5 17 (16.35%) Subversion
6 11 (10.58%) Maven
7 10 (9.62%) SoapUI
8 8 (7.69%) PVCS
9 2 (1.92%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.92%) Calabash
9 2 (1.92%) Gradle
9 2 (1.92%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.96%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.96%) JMeter
10 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.96%) Selenium
10 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 24 (23.08%) Marketing
3 23 (22.12%) Manufacturing
4 21 (20.19%) Electronics
4 21 (20.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.77%) Automotive
6 3 (2.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (20.19%) Scrum Master
2 18 (17.31%) Architect
2 18 (17.31%) Technical Architect
3 15 (14.42%) Developer
4 9 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
5 8 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 7 (6.73%) Digital Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Agile Coach
7 6 (5.77%) Agile Scrum Master
7 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) SOA Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.88%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.85%) J2EE
2 21 (20.19%) Middleware
3 17 (16.35%) XSLT
4 16 (15.38%) SOAP
4 16 (15.38%) Web Services
5 14 (13.46%) XML
6 11 (10.58%) JSP
6 11 (10.58%) Servlets
7 10 (9.62%) RESTful
7 10 (9.62%) XML Schema
8 6 (5.77%) HTML
8 6 (5.77%) JSON
8 6 (5.77%) REST
8 6 (5.77%) XSD
9 5 (4.81%) Play Framework
9 5 (4.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.81%) Swagger
10 4 (3.85%) EclipseLink
10 4 (3.85%) JPA
10 4 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Virtual Team
2 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.77%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) User Experience
7 2 (1.92%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.92%) PMI
7 2 (1.92%) VLE
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Linux
2 12 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.77%) VME
4 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.88%) Android
5 3 (2.88%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) Fedora
6 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (99.04%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (66.35%) TDD
3 58 (55.77%) DevOps
4 55 (52.88%) SOA
5 47 (45.19%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (41.35%) Kanban
7 29 (27.88%) Coaching
7 29 (27.88%) User Stories
8 28 (26.92%) Configuration Management
9 27 (25.96%) BDD
10 24 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (23.08%) Open Source
11 23 (22.12%) Programme Management
12 21 (20.19%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (20.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
14 18 (17.31%) Integration Testing
14 18 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (16.35%) OO
15 17 (16.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) Java
2 11 (10.58%) Perl
3 9 (8.65%) C
4 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.77%) Python
5 6 (5.77%) Ruby
6 5 (4.81%) SQL
6 5 (4.81%) XPath
7 3 (2.88%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.88%) C#
7 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.96%) Groovy
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.92%) PMP
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Docker
2 8 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (12.50%) Puppet
2 6 (5.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Oracle
2 22 (21.15%) SAP
3 19 (18.27%) WSO2
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.81%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.88%) Adobe
6 3 (2.88%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.92%) Blackboard
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.92%) SumTotal
8 1 (0.96%) Google
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.96%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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