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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 39 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.57% 6.72% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 8.66% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +17.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £579 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
384 485 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.67% 77.60% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 300 210
Median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 48 47
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.26% +8.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 5 £500 -15.07%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 12 (36.36%) Open Source
4 11 (33.33%) SOA
4 11 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) Web Services
5 10 (30.30%) REST
5 10 (30.30%) WSO2
6 9 (27.27%) SOAP
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
8 7 (21.21%) DevOps
8 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
8 7 (21.21%) XML
8 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) Kanban
8 7 (21.21%) JSON
9 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.18%) Mule
9 6 (18.18%) Apache CXF
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 5 (15.15%) User Stories
11 4 (12.12%) Middleware
11 4 (12.12%) C#
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP

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 6 (18.18%) Mule
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SOA Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum Master
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) REST
1 10 (30.30%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) SOAP
3 7 (21.21%) Apache Camel
3 7 (21.21%) JSON
3 7 (21.21%) XML
4 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.18%) Apache CXF
5 4 (12.12%) .NET
5 4 (12.12%) Middleware
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 12 (36.36%) Open Source
4 11 (33.33%) SOA
5 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Kanban
7 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) User Stories
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.09%) MVC
10 3 (9.09%) OO
10 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) XPath
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
1 10 (30.30%) WSO2
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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