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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 30 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% 1.02% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.33% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £360 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -20.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
174 150 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 73.42% 76.53% 75.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 87 139
Median daily rate £381 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 11
Median hourly rate £14.73 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.16% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.65 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £13.85 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £360 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) 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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft