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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 15 August 2022 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
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 90 97 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 +32
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 45 34 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 1.51% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.77% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 16
10th Percentile £457 £503 £413
25th Percentile £513 £510 £461
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £586 £540 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.52% +13.68% -8.65%
75th Percentile - £576 £500
90th Percentile £655 £673 £519
England median daily rate £575 £540 £520
% change year-on-year +6.48% +3.85% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
10th Percentile £51.00 - -
25th Percentile £63.75 - -
Median hourly rate £85.00 - -
75th Percentile £85.38 - -
90th Percentile £85.60 - -
England median hourly rate £67.36 £56.68 -
% change year-on-year +18.85% - -

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 2,123 1,926 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.58% 85.71% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,135 791
10th Percentile £235 £156 £250
25th Percentile £399 £300 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 224 74
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.18
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.72 £15.13
Median hourly rate £26.99 £16.13 £25.35
Median % change year-on-year +67.38% -36.39% +44.86%
75th Percentile £56.00 £33.94 £48.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £53.90 £59.08
England median hourly rate £31.85 £23.00 £25.17
% change year-on-year +38.48% -8.60% +9.41%

Scaled Agile Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Scaled Agile Framework as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England

Scaled Agile Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England

Scaled Agile Framework
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Hourly 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +30 38 £586 - 5
Essex -13 3 £700 +27.27%
Cambridgeshire -16 2 £538 +34.38% 6
Suffolk - 2 £525 -
Scaled Agile Framework
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 45 (100.00%) Agile
2 33 (73.33%) Scrum
3 28 (62.22%) Coaching
4 25 (55.56%) Servant Leadership
5 20 (44.44%) Aerospace
6 17 (37.78%) Electronics
6 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
6 17 (37.78%) Systems Engineering
7 16 (35.56%) Public Sector
8 11 (24.44%) Agile Coaching
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.78%) DevOps
11 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
11 7 (15.56%) SQL
12 6 (13.33%) User Stories
12 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.11%) JIRA
14 4 (8.89%) Spring
14 4 (8.89%) Kanban
14 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
14 4 (8.89%) Terraform
14 4 (8.89%) Social Skills
15 3 (6.67%) Backlog Management
15 3 (6.67%) Requirements Gathering
15 3 (6.67%) Requirements Workshops
15 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
15 3 (6.67%) Data Strategy
15 3 (6.67%) PySpark
15 3 (6.67%) Serverless

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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) AWS
1 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (6.67%) Azure
1 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
1 3 (6.67%) Serverless
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Commerce Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Selenium
2 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) VersionOne
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (44.44%) Aerospace
2 17 (37.78%) Electronics
3 16 (35.56%) Public Sector
4 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.89%) Social Skills
6 3 (6.67%) Law
6 3 (6.67%) Retail
7 2 (4.44%) Military
8 1 (2.22%) Automotive
8 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Scrum Master
2 4 (8.89%) Architect
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Developer
5 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Hybris Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Manual Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Product Owner
5 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Spring
2 3 (6.67%) PySpark
3 2 (4.44%) JSON
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) WSDL
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Legacy Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile
2 33 (73.33%) Scrum
3 28 (62.22%) Coaching
4 25 (55.56%) Servant Leadership
5 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
5 17 (37.78%) Systems Engineering
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Coaching
7 8 (17.78%) DevOps
8 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (13.33%) User Stories
9 4 (8.89%) Kanban
9 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.67%) Backlog Management
10 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Data Strategy
10 3 (6.67%) Requirements Gathering
10 3 (6.67%) Requirements Workshops
11 2 (4.44%) Decision-Making
11 2 (4.44%) Microservices
11 2 (4.44%) SAFe Practitioner
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CBAP
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.44%) SAFe Agilist
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Guidewire
1 2 (4.44%) IBM
1 2 (4.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.22%) Snow
2 1 (2.22%) Xamarin