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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 9 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.18% 1.33% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.26% 1.68% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 1
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£413 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.19 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-3.08% -
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
197 179 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.36% 79.20% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 137 97
Average daily rate £402 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £19.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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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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 - 15 £413 -
Ipswich +9 10 £425 +41.66%
Felixstowe - 1 £275 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) TDD
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 20 (43.48%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (30.43%) Java
6 13 (28.26%) Web Services
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (19.57%) CRM
8 9 (19.57%) Kanban
9 8 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (17.39%) WCF
10 7 (15.22%) OOD
10 7 (15.22%) XML
11 6 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) .NET
11 6 (13.04%) SOAP
11 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
11 6 (13.04%) JIRA
11 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Confluence
11 6 (13.04%) REST
11 6 (13.04%) Gradle
11 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
11 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
11 6 (13.04%) GitHub
11 6 (13.04%) Geb
11 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
12 4 (8.70%) Management Information System

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (43.48%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (13.04%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) OLAP
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
1 6 (13.04%) Gradle
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.04%) Geb
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) BizTalk Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) WCF
3 7 (15.22%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) SOAP
4 6 (13.04%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) REST
4 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.52%) Java EE
6 2 (4.35%) MDX
6 2 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) JDBC
7 1 (2.17%) JSP
7 1 (2.17%) Servlets
7 1 (2.17%) Struts
7 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.17%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) TDD
3 9 (19.57%) CRM
3 9 (19.57%) Kanban
4 7 (15.22%) OOD
5 6 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Cyber Security
6 3 (6.52%) User Stories
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) DSDM
7 2 (4.35%) ETL
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) MVVM
7 2 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (2.17%) OOP
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) VMware