The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 31 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.36% - 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% - 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.65 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.20% -2.83%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
163 136 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.17% 71.20% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 102 102
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.58 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.58 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Scrum
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 6 £300 -
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (81.82%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
2 6 (54.55%) Automotive
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
5 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) IronPython
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Law
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Aerospace
1 6 (54.55%) Automotive
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Android SDK
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) IronPython