The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 33 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.69% 1.98% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 2.91% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
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£475 £550 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
Scrum
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 344 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.11% 67.98% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 184 150
Average daily rate £425 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 60
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £37.50 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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
Basildon - 5 £481 - 1
Colchester - 1 - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) Java
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 21 (48.84%) J2EE
5 20 (46.51%) HTML
6 19 (44.19%) OO
6 19 (44.19%) FatWire
7 18 (41.86%) RUP
7 18 (41.86%) CSS
8 17 (39.53%) Linux
8 17 (39.53%) Content Management
9 16 (37.21%) Ajax
9 16 (37.21%) HTML5
10 15 (34.88%) UNIX
11 14 (32.56%) JSP
11 14 (32.56%) Spring
12 12 (27.91%) Validation
12 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
12 12 (27.91%) SQL
13 11 (25.58%) Ant
13 11 (25.58%) XHTML
13 11 (25.58%) IBM
13 11 (25.58%) REST
14 10 (23.26%) SOA
14 10 (23.26%) MVC
14 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
15 9 (20.93%) User Stories
15 9 (20.93%) Legal
15 9 (20.93%) UML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) Neo4j
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Ant
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.65%) Mockito
4 2 (4.65%) Hamcrest
4 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (20.93%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Publishing
3 4 (9.30%) Automotive
4 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) UI Developer
5 5 (11.63%) UI Programmer
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) CRM Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) CRM Manager
7 3 (6.98%) CMS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) XML
2 21 (48.84%) J2EE
3 20 (46.51%) HTML
4 18 (41.86%) CSS
5 16 (37.21%) Ajax
5 16 (37.21%) HTML5
6 14 (32.56%) Spring
6 14 (32.56%) JSP
7 11 (25.58%) XHTML
7 11 (25.58%) REST
8 9 (20.93%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) Web Services
9 8 (18.60%) SOAP
9 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
10 7 (16.28%) Java EE
10 7 (16.28%) Struts
10 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC
11 6 (13.95%) XSLT
12 5 (11.63%) JSON
12 5 (11.63%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Biology
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) N-Tier
3 5 (11.63%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Open Source
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) OO
3 18 (41.86%) RUP
4 17 (39.53%) Content Management
5 12 (27.91%) Validation
6 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 10 (23.26%) SOA
7 9 (20.93%) UML
7 9 (20.93%) User Stories
8 8 (18.60%) RAD
9 7 (16.28%) TDD
9 7 (16.28%) Bioinformatics
9 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
10 6 (13.95%) B2C
11 5 (11.63%) SEO
12 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
13 3 (6.98%) CRM
13 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.98%) Use Case
13 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) FQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) FatWire
2 11 (25.58%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) Adobe
4 3 (6.98%) Twitter
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Vignette
6 1 (2.33%) Facebook
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