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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Rank 13 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 40 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.32% 7.49% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.53% 9.30% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 12
Median daily rate £495 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
351 430 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.78% 80.52% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 252 186
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +2 21 £505 -8.18% 1
Brentwood +7 2 £265 -18.46%
Chelmsford +3 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (66.67%) TDD
3 57 (65.52%) DevOps
4 48 (55.17%) SOA
5 39 (44.83%) Kanban
6 38 (43.68%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (34.48%) Finance
8 27 (31.03%) Marketing
8 27 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
8 27 (31.03%) JIRA
8 27 (31.03%) BDD
9 26 (29.89%) User Stories
9 26 (29.89%) Programme Management
10 25 (28.74%) Manufacturing
10 25 (28.74%) SAP
11 24 (27.59%) J2EE
11 24 (27.59%) Linux
11 24 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (27.59%) Electronics
11 24 (27.59%) Telecoms
11 24 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 23 (26.44%) Oracle
12 23 (26.44%) Java
12 23 (26.44%) Confluence
12 23 (26.44%) JIRA Agile
13 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
14 20 (22.99%) Coaching
15 19 (21.84%) Open Source
16 18 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (20.69%) Jenkins

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 23 (26.44%) Confluence
2 12 (13.79%) Apache
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (12.64%) WebLogic
4 9 (10.34%) JBoss
5 3 (3.45%) Mule
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) Moodle
7 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (27.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.49%) HTTP
2 10 (11.49%) SSL
3 6 (6.90%) Intranet
4 3 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
2 10 (11.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) HBase
5 1 (1.15%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.15%) Redis
5 1 (1.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) JIRA
2 23 (26.44%) JIRA Agile
3 18 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 9 (10.34%) Subversion
6 8 (9.20%) PVCS
7 4 (4.60%) Maven
8 1 (1.15%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.15%) Calabash
8 1 (1.15%) Gradle
8 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Marketing
3 25 (28.74%) Manufacturing
4 24 (27.59%) Electronics
4 24 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Automotive
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Scrum Master
2 15 (17.24%) Architect
2 15 (17.24%) Technical Architect
3 9 (10.34%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Test Automation Specialist
4 8 (9.20%) Test Specialist
5 7 (8.05%) Agile Scrum Master
5 7 (8.05%) Digital Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Digital Technical Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Lead DevOps
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) SOA Architect
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Agile Coach
9 3 (3.45%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.59%) J2EE
2 14 (16.09%) Middleware
3 13 (14.94%) Web Services
4 12 (13.79%) SOAP
4 12 (13.79%) XSLT
5 11 (12.64%) JSP
5 11 (12.64%) Servlets
6 8 (9.20%) RESTful
6 8 (9.20%) XML
6 8 (9.20%) XML Schema
7 5 (5.75%) JSON
8 4 (4.60%) HTML
8 4 (4.60%) Play Framework
8 4 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.60%) Swagger
9 3 (3.45%) .NET
9 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.45%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.45%) CSS
9 3 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (19.54%) Virtual Team
2 6 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.30%) PMI
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 2 (2.30%) VLE
7 1 (1.15%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.90%) VME
4 3 (3.45%) CentOS
4 3 (3.45%) Fedora
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (98.85%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (66.67%) TDD
3 57 (65.52%) DevOps
4 48 (55.17%) SOA
5 39 (44.83%) Kanban
6 38 (43.68%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (31.03%) BDD
7 27 (31.03%) Digital Marketing
8 26 (29.89%) Programme Management
8 26 (29.89%) User Stories
9 24 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (25.29%) Configuration Management
11 20 (22.99%) Coaching
12 19 (21.84%) Open Source
13 18 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (19.54%) Integration Testing
14 17 (19.54%) OO
14 17 (19.54%) Software Delivery
15 16 (18.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (18.39%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.44%) Java
2 12 (13.79%) Perl
3 7 (8.05%) Ruby
4 5 (5.75%) C
5 4 (4.60%) Python
5 4 (4.60%) XPath
6 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (2.30%) Scala
7 2 (2.30%) SQL
8 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.30%) PMP
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Docker
2 8 (9.20%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (16.09%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) SAP
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle
3 15 (17.24%) WSO2
4 5 (5.75%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.30%) Blackboard
7 2 (2.30%) SumTotal
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) Adobe
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.15%) Mapbox
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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