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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 39 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 20 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.09% 4.19% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 5.29% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
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£475 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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
483 378 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.54% 79.25% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 191 164
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 44
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £589 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £475 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 53 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) TDD
3 26 (46.43%) User Stories
4 25 (44.64%) Linux
4 25 (44.64%) UNIX
5 23 (41.07%) Java
6 22 (39.29%) SOA
7 21 (37.50%) Kanban
7 21 (37.50%) REST
8 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 20 (35.71%) Middleware
9 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
10 18 (32.14%) Puppet
10 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (32.14%) Subversion
10 18 (32.14%) Mac OS X
11 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
12 15 (26.79%) Coaching
13 13 (23.21%) OO
13 13 (23.21%) HTML
13 13 (23.21%) Use Case
14 12 (21.43%) CSS
14 12 (21.43%) HTTP
14 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
14 12 (21.43%) SSL
14 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
14 12 (21.43%) HTML5
15 11 (19.64%) WSO2
15 11 (19.64%) SOAP

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
1 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) HTTP
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 12 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) DTS
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
3 18 (32.14%) Subversion
4 10 (17.86%) SoapUI
5 9 (16.07%) JIRA
6 7 (12.50%) Ant
6 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
7 4 (7.14%) Selenium
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Lead Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Lead Technical Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (10.71%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) REST
2 20 (35.71%) Middleware
3 13 (23.21%) HTML
4 12 (21.43%) CSS
4 12 (21.43%) HTML5
5 11 (19.64%) SOAP
6 10 (17.86%) .NET
6 10 (17.86%) Ajax
7 8 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) Web Services
8 7 (12.50%) J2EE
8 7 (12.50%) JAX-RS
9 6 (10.71%) CSS3
9 6 (10.71%) JAX-WS
9 6 (10.71%) EclipseLink
9 6 (10.71%) XHTML
9 6 (10.71%) TopLink
10 3 (5.36%) JSON
10 3 (5.36%) LINQ
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) UNIX
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Mac OS X
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) TDD
3 26 (46.43%) User Stories
4 22 (39.29%) SOA
5 21 (37.50%) Kanban
6 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.79%) Coaching
8 13 (23.21%) OO
8 13 (23.21%) Use Case
9 12 (21.43%) Mentoring
10 10 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (14.29%) B2C
12 7 (12.50%) Content Management
12 7 (12.50%) BDD
13 6 (10.71%) Information Management
13 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (10.71%) RUP
13 6 (10.71%) Change Management
14 5 (8.93%) Validation
14 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Scala
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) Puppet
1 18 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) WSO2
2 9 (16.07%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) Twitter
5 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Siebel
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Eloqua
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