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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 8 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Contract jobs citing Scrum 14 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.36% 13.49% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.37% 17.17% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 3
Median daily rate £388 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 198 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 86.36% 78.57% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 151 146
Median daily rate £420 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.81% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
Ipswich -2 12 £463 +8.82% 1
Bury St Edmunds -5 2 £356 -13.63%
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Open Source
2 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 15 (53.57%) Finance
4 14 (50.00%) Java
5 13 (46.43%) SOAP
5 13 (46.43%) OOA/OOD
5 13 (46.43%) OO
5 13 (46.43%) REST
5 13 (46.43%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) MVC
7 6 (21.43%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
10 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
11 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.14%) LINQ
11 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
11 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) MSTest
2 1 (3.57%) NuGet
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (46.43%) REST
3 13 (46.43%) SOAP
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.14%) LINQ
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) Spring
8 1 (3.57%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Open Source
3 13 (46.43%) OO
3 13 (46.43%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) CRM
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) SOA
9 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) VMware