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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 37 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.97% 4.73% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 6.17% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 8
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
340 405 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.44% 76.56% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 222 300
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £35.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +7 3 £440 -2.22% 2
Brentwood +7 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (39.66%) SOA
4 22 (37.93%) TDD
5 21 (36.21%) Java
6 19 (32.76%) Kanban
7 18 (31.03%) REST
8 16 (27.59%) Finance
8 16 (27.59%) Middleware
9 13 (22.41%) Subversion
9 13 (22.41%) Unix
9 13 (22.41%) HTML
9 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
9 13 (22.41%) Open Source
9 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
9 13 (22.41%) User Stories
10 12 (20.69%) SQL
10 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (18.97%) Puppet
12 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
12 10 (17.24%) WSO2
12 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
12 10 (17.24%) JSON
12 10 (17.24%) Web Services
12 10 (17.24%) XML
12 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (17.24%) HP

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 4 (6.90%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Mule
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Project
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) HTTP
2 7 (12.07%) SSL
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) ADSL
3 1 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) FTP
3 1 (1.72%) NAS
3 1 (1.72%) Telnet
3 1 (1.72%) VDSL
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.34%) DB2
4 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.45%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
1 13 (22.41%) Subversion
2 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) HP UFT
4 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 3 (5.17%) Ant
5 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) Maven
6 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.72%) Redmine
7 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.72%) Trac
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Scrum Master
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Coach
7 4 (6.90%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) Programmer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Integration Developer
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) REST
2 16 (27.59%) Middleware
3 13 (22.41%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) JSON
4 10 (17.24%) Web Services
4 10 (17.24%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) .NET
5 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.34%) Ajax
6 6 (10.34%) CSS
6 6 (10.34%) CSS3
6 6 (10.34%) HTML5
6 6 (10.34%) RESTful
7 5 (8.62%) SOAP
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
8 4 (6.90%) Django
8 4 (6.90%) Play Framework
8 4 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (5.17%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Unix
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Mac OS X
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (39.66%) SOA
4 22 (37.93%) TDD
5 19 (32.76%) Kanban
6 13 (22.41%) Open Source
6 13 (22.41%) User Stories
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.52%) API Design
10 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 7 (12.07%) ETL
10 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Coaching
11 6 (10.34%) Wealth Management
12 5 (8.62%) Process Management
12 5 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (8.62%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) Ruby
4 5 (8.62%) Scala
5 3 (5.17%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) ISEB
1 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) HP
1 10 (17.24%) WSO2
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) Google
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