The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.26% 8.28% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 10.17% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Median daily rate £325 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -8.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 118 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.07% 81.38% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 80
Median daily rate £400 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.20 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.80 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Suffolk region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Suffolk region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Ipswich -13 5 £325 -23.52% 1
Bury St Edmunds +3 2 £360 +10.76%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (50.00%) Telerik
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) Kendo UI
4 4 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) Angular 2
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 4 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web UI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) Kendo UI
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) DSDM
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Telerik