Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 153 171
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 60 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 1.00% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 11
East of England median daily rate £538 £538 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.42% -
10th Percentile £366 £350 £451
90th Percentile £600 £637 £638
England median daily rate £525 £515 £475
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £85.00 - £100.00

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 4,250 3,982 4,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.07% 84.92% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,435 2,335 2,414
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 263 298
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +16.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.45
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.45 £46.27
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 August 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 August 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 -11 28 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire +21 23 £480 +43.28% 2
Hertfordshire -2 8 £550 +29.41%
Bedfordshire - 1 £475 -
Scaled Agile Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Scrum
3 32 (53.33%) JIRA
4 29 (48.33%) Kanban
5 28 (46.67%) TDD
6 19 (31.67%) DevOps
7 18 (30.00%) Confluence
8 17 (28.33%) SQL
9 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (26.67%) BDD
9 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
10 15 (25.00%) Coaching
10 15 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
11 14 (23.33%) Oracle
12 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (21.67%) Marketing
12 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (20.00%) User Stories
13 12 (20.00%) Ansible
13 12 (20.00%) Docker
13 12 (20.00%) Microservices
13 12 (20.00%) Subversion
13 12 (20.00%) Finance
13 12 (20.00%) Java
14 11 (18.33%) Migration
15 10 (16.67%) MySQL
15 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (15.00%) 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 18 (30.00%) Confluence
2 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.00%) Mule
4 2 (3.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (10.00%) SaaS
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) SSL
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Power BI
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (53.33%) JIRA
2 12 (20.00%) Subversion
3 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.67%) Maven
5 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.67%) CA Gen
6 4 (6.67%) Checkstyle
6 4 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (6.67%) JMeter
6 4 (6.67%) JUnit
6 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 4 (6.67%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.67%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (21.67%) Marketing
2 12 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (13.33%) Electronics
3 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Scrum Master
2 14 (23.33%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Data Migration Developer
5 6 (10.00%) ETL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Scrum Master
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) J2EE
1 8 (13.33%) Spring
1 8 (13.33%) Spring Boot
2 6 (10.00%) XML
3 5 (8.33%) JSON
4 4 (6.67%) JMS
4 4 (6.67%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.67%) REST
4 4 (6.67%) SAML
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
4 4 (6.67%) Spring Batch
4 4 (6.67%) XSLT
5 2 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (10.00%) Reference Data
3 6 (10.00%) User Experience
4 5 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (6.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Unix
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Scrum
3 29 (48.33%) Kanban
4 28 (46.67%) TDD
5 19 (31.67%) DevOps
6 16 (26.67%) BDD
6 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 15 (25.00%) Coaching
7 15 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (21.67%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (20.00%) Microservices
9 12 (20.00%) User Stories
10 11 (18.33%) Migration
11 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (15.00%) ETL
11 9 (15.00%) Programme Management
11 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (13.33%) Data Migration
12 8 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
3 12 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (11.67%) Java 8
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (6.67%) Perl
6 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) C
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (3.33%) IRCA
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) PMO
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Ansible
2 8 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Talend
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.67%) BEA
5 4 (6.67%) Informatica
5 4 (6.67%) Marketo
5 4 (6.67%) MuleSoft
5 4 (6.67%) Pega
5 4 (6.67%) webMethods
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau