Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 139 153
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 +42
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 78 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 1.23% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.44% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 27
East of England median daily rate £530 £380 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.47% -29.63% -
10th Percentile £406 £278 £435
90th Percentile £560 £625 £630
England median daily rate £510 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +2.00% +2.04% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £41.00
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 3,789 4,030 3,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.57% 85.31% 82.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,240 2,321 2,135
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £588 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 230 296
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £32.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.85% -0.52% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.82 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +8 35 £515 -6.36% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 23 £470 +31.93% 1
Hertfordshire +13 20 £550 +92.98%
Scaled Agile Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (65.38%) JIRA
3 47 (60.26%) Scrum
4 40 (51.28%) TDD
5 36 (46.15%) BDD
6 35 (44.87%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (43.59%) Test Automation
8 29 (37.18%) Kanban
9 28 (35.90%) Java
9 28 (35.90%) SQL
10 27 (34.62%) Oracle
11 23 (29.49%) MySQL
11 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
12 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
12 22 (28.21%) Docker
12 22 (28.21%) PL/SQL
13 21 (26.92%) DevOps
13 21 (26.92%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (26.92%) SC Cleared
14 20 (25.64%) Confluence
14 20 (25.64%) Data Migration
14 20 (25.64%) Microservices
14 20 (25.64%) Migration
15 18 (23.08%) Subversion
15 18 (23.08%) J2EE
16 17 (21.79%) Ansible
17 16 (20.51%) Test Strategy
17 16 (20.51%) Spring
18 15 (19.23%) Unix
18 15 (19.23%) Data Modelling

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 20 (25.64%) Confluence
2 8 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (44.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.56%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.56%) Serverless
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
1 2 (2.56%) SSL
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) MySQL
2 14 (17.95%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 51 (65.38%) JIRA
2 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 18 (23.08%) Subversion
4 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.54%) Robot Framework
6 8 (10.26%) CA Gen
6 8 (10.26%) Checkstyle
6 8 (10.26%) JUnit
6 8 (10.26%) Maven
7 6 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
8 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.56%) Hudson
9 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Data Migration Developer
3 19 (24.36%) SQL Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.67%) ETL Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 13 (16.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Scrum Master
5 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (12.82%) Analyst
7 9 (11.54%) QA Tester
7 9 (11.54%) Tester
8 6 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) J2EE
2 16 (20.51%) Spring
3 14 (17.95%) XML
4 13 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 12 (15.38%) JSON
6 8 (10.26%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.41%) SOAP
8 3 (3.85%) JMS
8 3 (3.85%) Web Services
9 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.56%) boto
9 2 (2.56%) HTML
9 2 (2.56%) Node.js
9 2 (2.56%) React
9 2 (2.56%) SAML
9 2 (2.56%) YAML
10 1 (1.28%) Java EE
10 1 (1.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (17.95%) Reference Data
3 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.13%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.56%) Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Unix
2 10 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (5.13%) CentOS
3 4 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (60.26%) Scrum
3 40 (51.28%) TDD
4 36 (46.15%) BDD
5 34 (43.59%) Test Automation
6 29 (37.18%) Kanban
7 21 (26.92%) DevOps
8 20 (25.64%) Data Migration
8 20 (25.64%) Microservices
8 20 (25.64%) Migration
9 16 (20.51%) Test Strategy
10 15 (19.23%) Data Modelling
11 14 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (17.95%) Data Mapping
11 14 (17.95%) ETL
12 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (15.38%) User Stories
14 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
14 10 (12.82%) SOA
15 9 (11.54%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) Java
1 28 (35.90%) SQL
2 22 (28.21%) PL/SQL
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.82%) Perl
6 8 (10.26%) Java 8
6 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.41%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) Ruby
9 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.85%) OCPJP
4 3 (3.85%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) IRCA
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) QA
2 6 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.13%) PMO
4 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) Ansible
2 12 (15.38%) Terraform
3 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.69%) Puppet
3 6 (7.69%) Salt
4 5 (6.41%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Talend
3 8 (10.26%) BEA
3 8 (10.26%) Informatica
3 8 (10.26%) Pega
3 8 (10.26%) webMethods
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) Sun
6 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.28%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.28%) SAP