Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Scaled Agile Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scaled Agile Framework over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 145 181
Rank change year-on-year -15 +36 +14
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 25 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 1.02% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 2
East of England median daily rate £538 £540 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% +5.37% -
10th Percentile £328 £320 £366
90th Percentile £625 £665 £649
England median daily rate £543 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +4.33% +9.47% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
East of England median hourly rate - £44.00 -
England median hourly rate £85.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year +107.32% - -

Scaled Agile Framework is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,747 3,640 4,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.06% 84.69% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,110 2,160 2,358
East of England median daily rate £450 £421 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +2.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 244 296
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.97% +20.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £13.67
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

Scaled Agile Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Scaled Agile Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England

Scaled Agile Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England

Scaled Agile Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England

Scaled Agile Framework
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -7 14 £550 +1.85% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £425 +49.12%
Hertfordshire -9 3 £335 -21.18%
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -
Scaled Agile Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Scaled Agile Framework.

1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) Kanban
5 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (40.00%) SAP
6 10 (40.00%) Programme Management
6 10 (40.00%) Marketing
6 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 10 (40.00%) Coaching
7 9 (36.00%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (36.00%) Electronics
7 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
8 8 (32.00%) JIRA
9 7 (28.00%) BDD
10 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (24.00%) Zephyr
11 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (20.00%) Project Management
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (16.00%) ETL
12 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
12 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration

Scaled Agile Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Power BI
4 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Ingres
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Zephyr
3 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JMeter
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) VersionOne
General
1 10 (40.00%) Marketing
2 9 (36.00%) Electronics
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Scrum Master
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Data Migration Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Migration Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Product Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) ODBC
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) Kanban
5 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (40.00%) Coaching
6 10 (40.00%) DevOps
6 10 (40.00%) Programme Management
7 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (28.00%) BDD
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
11 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (16.00%) ETL
11 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) HP ALM
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Cadence
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau