Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Scrum
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 25 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 168 82 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.74% 5.64% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 6.79% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 138
10th Percentile £406 £333 £346
25th Percentile £456 £408 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -10.00%
75th Percentile £586 £534 £550
90th Percentile £602 £603 £600
England median daily rate £545 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +9.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
10th Percentile £39.00 - -
25th Percentile £50.25 - £41.00
Median hourly rate £56.50 - £42.00
75th Percentile £58.13 - £43.00
90th Percentile £61.05 - -
England median hourly rate £44.75 £53.75 £36.70
% change year-on-year -16.74% +46.46% -25.86%

Scrum 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 2,024 1,207 2,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 81.15% 82.96% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 699 1,801
10th Percentile £188 £200 £206
25th Percentile £344 £310 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -4.49%
75th Percentile £550 £518 £523
90th Percentile £640 £586 £600
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 123 194
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £17.90
Median % change year-on-year -50.00% +95.53% -0.47%
75th Percentile £40.91 £46.63 £46.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £50.00 £49.85
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.65 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +30.00% -6.82%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Scrum in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Scrum in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
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 Scrum within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 January 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
Essex +3 61 £545 +21.11% 18
Hertfordshire +7 54 £455 +8.33% 21
Cambridgeshire -12 30 £525 +10.53% 31
Bedfordshire -11 12 £538 +16.22% 2
Suffolk -6 9 £418 +6.03% 3
Norfolk - 2 £393 - 3
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 152 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.88%) Java
3 66 (39.29%) JIRA
4 63 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 56 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 52 (30.95%) Confluence
7 48 (28.57%) CI/CD
8 44 (26.19%) AWS
9 41 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (24.40%) TDD
10 39 (23.21%) Oracle
11 37 (22.02%) Git (software)
12 36 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 35 (20.83%) Linux
13 35 (20.83%) Test Automation
14 33 (19.64%) SC Cleared
15 31 (18.45%) Spring
15 31 (18.45%) C#
16 30 (17.86%) Spring Boot
17 29 (17.26%) DevOps
18 28 (16.67%) Public Sector
19 27 (16.07%) Microservices
19 27 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
19 27 (16.07%) Java 8
19 27 (16.07%) BDD
20 26 (15.48%) User Stories
20 26 (15.48%) Kanban
20 26 (15.48%) .NET
21 25 (14.88%) Microsoft

Scrum
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 52 (30.95%) Confluence
2 4 (2.38%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.79%) IIS
3 3 (1.79%) SAS
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.60%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.19%) AWS
2 21 (12.50%) Azure
3 6 (3.57%) GitHub
4 4 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.79%) Power Platform
5 3 (1.79%) Serverless
6 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.19%) IaaS
6 2 (1.19%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) GCP
7 1 (0.60%) Taleo
7 1 (0.60%) Trello
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.98%) HTTP
4 3 (1.79%) IPv4
4 3 (1.79%) IPv6
4 3 (1.79%) Multicast
4 3 (1.79%) PPP
4 3 (1.79%) UPnP
4 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.19%) BGP
5 2 (1.19%) DECT
5 2 (1.19%) Firewall
5 2 (1.19%) OSPF
5 2 (1.19%) SSH
6 1 (0.60%) Broadband
6 1 (0.60%) DWDM
6 1 (0.60%) Internet
6 1 (0.60%) LAN
6 1 (0.60%) MPLS
6 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.10%) Oracle Database
2 20 (11.90%) MySQL
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.79%) Pentaho
6 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.79%) Power BI
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (1.19%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.19%) DTS
7 2 (1.19%) HBase
7 2 (1.19%) InfluxDB
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 66 (39.29%) JIRA
2 37 (22.02%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 14 (8.33%) Checkstyle
5 14 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 14 (8.33%) NetBeans
6 11 (6.55%) JMeter
7 9 (5.36%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.17%) Bitbucket
8 7 (4.17%) JUnit
8 7 (4.17%) SonarQube
9 6 (3.57%) Selenium
10 5 (2.98%) Bitbucket Server
10 5 (2.98%) GitLab
10 5 (2.98%) JProfiler
10 5 (2.98%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.98%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.38%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.79%) GDB
General
1 56 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 28 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 22 (13.10%) Presentation Skills
4 19 (11.31%) Aerospace
5 14 (8.33%) Military
6 12 (7.14%) Finance
7 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
8 7 (4.17%) Retail
9 4 (2.38%) Local Government
10 3 (1.79%) Automotive
10 3 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (1.19%) Avionics
11 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.19%) Marketing
12 1 (0.60%) Banking
12 1 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.60%) Electronics
12 1 (0.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (36.90%) Developer
2 35 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 21 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (10.71%) Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Scrum Master
6 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
6 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.17%) Technical Leader
9 6 (3.57%) Release Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Architect
10 5 (2.98%) Consultant
11 4 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (2.38%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.45%) Spring
2 30 (17.86%) Spring Boot
3 26 (15.48%) .NET
4 22 (13.10%) Web Services
5 20 (11.90%) Node.js
6 16 (9.52%) CSS
6 16 (9.52%) HTML
7 14 (8.33%) ActiveX
7 14 (8.33%) DirectX
7 14 (8.33%) MFC
7 14 (8.33%) OpenGL
7 14 (8.33%) Qt
8 13 (7.74%) J2SE
8 13 (7.74%) REST
9 12 (7.14%) JMS
9 12 (7.14%) jQuery
9 12 (7.14%) RESTful
10 11 (6.55%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.55%) JSON
10 11 (6.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.88%) User Experience
2 13 (7.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.38%) NHS
6 3 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.19%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.60%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.60%) STB
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.83%) Linux
2 17 (10.12%) Windows
3 6 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.79%) OpenWrt
4 3 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 48 (28.57%) CI/CD
4 41 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (24.40%) TDD
5 35 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 29 (17.26%) DevOps
7 27 (16.07%) BDD
7 27 (16.07%) Continuous Deployment
7 27 (16.07%) Microservices
8 26 (15.48%) Kanban
8 26 (15.48%) User Stories
9 25 (14.88%) Requirements Gathering
10 23 (13.69%) Data Management
11 22 (13.10%) Software Architecture
11 22 (13.10%) Synthetic Environment
12 19 (11.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (11.31%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 19 (11.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (11.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.88%) Java
2 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 31 (18.45%) C#
4 27 (16.07%) Java 8
5 24 (14.29%) Java 11
6 22 (13.10%) C++
7 15 (8.93%) SQL
8 14 (8.33%) GLSL
8 14 (8.33%) HLSL
8 14 (8.33%) Python
9 7 (4.17%) Bash
9 7 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.98%) C
10 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.79%) VBScript
12 2 (1.19%) HiveQL
12 2 (1.19%) VBA
12 2 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 33 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 22 (13.10%) Degree
4 12 (7.14%) OCPJP
4 12 (7.14%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.19%) CCNP
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.60%) CCDP
8 1 (0.60%) CCIE
8 1 (0.60%) CCSP
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) QA
2 6 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.19%) JTAG
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (10.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.19%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.33%) Ansible
2 9 (5.36%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.76%) Terraform
4 2 (1.19%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.60%) Control-M
5 1 (0.60%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Rancher
5 1 (0.60%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 39 (23.21%) Oracle
2 25 (14.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.14%) Sun
4 8 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 7 (4.17%) SAP
6 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.98%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.98%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.79%) Google
9 3 (1.79%) Pega
9 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.79%) VMware
9 3 (1.79%) WSO2
10 2 (1.19%) Checkmarx
10 2 (1.19%) Cisco
10 2 (1.19%) Informatica
10 2 (1.19%) Nintex
10 2 (1.19%) Talend
10 2 (1.19%) Workday