Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 133 164
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31 +45
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 69 76 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.35% 1.50% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.76% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 64 18
East of England median daily rate £550 £425 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -22.02% -
10th Percentile £421 £280 £440
90th Percentile £556 £630 £629
England median daily rate £525 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £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 4,347 4,320 4,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.15% 85.06% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,547 2,488 2,314
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 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £549
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 264 327
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +12.04% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.44 £12.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.26 £46.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -3 36 £550 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 18 £500 +40.35%
Hertfordshire -2 15 £550 +54.93% 1
Scaled Agile Framework
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (59.42%) JIRA
2 41 (59.42%) Scrum
3 37 (53.62%) TDD
4 29 (42.03%) Kanban
5 27 (39.13%) Oracle
6 25 (36.23%) PL/SQL
6 25 (36.23%) SQL
6 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (36.23%) BDD
7 24 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 21 (30.43%) DevOps
8 21 (30.43%) Java
8 21 (30.43%) Subversion
9 18 (26.09%) Migration
9 18 (26.09%) Confluence
10 17 (24.64%) Microservices
11 16 (23.19%) Ansible
11 16 (23.19%) Docker
12 15 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (21.74%) Data Migration
12 15 (21.74%) Reference Data
12 15 (21.74%) Data Mapping
12 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (21.74%) C#
12 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.74%) XML
13 14 (20.29%) MySQL

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 (26.09%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.35%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) Mule
4 2 (2.90%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (36.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.70%) SaaS
3 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) SSL
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.29%) MySQL
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (59.42%) JIRA
2 21 (30.43%) Subversion
3 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
5 9 (13.04%) Maven
6 8 (11.59%) JUnit
7 6 (8.70%) CA Gen
7 6 (8.70%) Checkstyle
7 6 (8.70%) Robot Framework
7 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.80%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (5.80%) JMeter
8 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.80%) Selenium
8 4 (5.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
1 11 (15.94%) Marketing
2 7 (10.14%) Electronics
2 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Data Migration Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.29%) ETL Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 14 (20.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Scrum Master
3 14 (20.29%) SQL Developer
3 14 (20.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Senior QA Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) XML
2 14 (20.29%) Spring
3 13 (18.84%) J2EE
3 13 (18.84%) JSON
4 12 (17.39%) Spring Boot
5 6 (8.70%) JMS
5 6 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.70%) SOAP
6 4 (5.80%) Middleware
6 4 (5.80%) REST
6 4 (5.80%) SAML
6 4 (5.80%) Spring Batch
6 4 (5.80%) XSLT
7 2 (2.90%) Web Services
8 1 (1.45%) Java EE
8 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Hybrid Cloud
1 15 (21.74%) Reference Data
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.80%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Unix
2 6 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (59.42%) Scrum
3 37 (53.62%) TDD
4 29 (42.03%) Kanban
5 25 (36.23%) BDD
6 24 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 21 (30.43%) DevOps
8 18 (26.09%) Migration
9 17 (24.64%) Microservices
10 15 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (21.74%) Data Mapping
10 15 (21.74%) Data Migration
11 14 (20.29%) ETL
12 13 (18.84%) Coaching
12 13 (18.84%) User Stories
13 12 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (15.94%) SOA
14 11 (15.94%) Test Strategy
15 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) PL/SQL
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 10 (14.49%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.04%) Java 8
6 6 (8.70%) Perl
6 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.90%) IRCA
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) PMO
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Ansible
2 8 (11.59%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (8.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) Talend
3 7 (10.14%) SAP
4 6 (8.70%) BEA
4 6 (8.70%) Informatica
4 6 (8.70%) Pega
4 6 (8.70%) webMethods
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.80%) Marketo
6 4 (5.80%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.45%) Sun