The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 28 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.07% 5.08% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 7.03% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 128 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.20% 72.32% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 76 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £22.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +59.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £18.67 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £400 - 1
Ipswich - - - - 2
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) DSDM
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bury St. Edmunds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago