Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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.

Scrum
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 294 376 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.22% 7.99% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 9.45% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 298 190
East of England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £313
90th Percentile £596 £590 £539
England median daily rate £475 £467 £450
% change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
East of England median hourly rate £47.69 £43.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £43.50 £42.38
% change year-on-year +13.79% +2.65% +0.89%

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 3,973 3,977 4,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.01% 84.51% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,252 2,354 2,479
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £229 £232 £240
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 257 285
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.00 £12.83
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.24 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in the East of England

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor 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 22 July 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 -10 113 £525 +5.00% 26
Hertfordshire +10 82 £525 +23.53% 21
Cambridgeshire +6 48 £425 - 62
Bedfordshire +6 24 £450 +12.50% 8
Norfolk -10 16 £450 - 17
Suffolk -8 11 £375 +3.45% 9
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 274 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (37.41%) TDD
3 96 (32.65%) Java
4 90 (30.61%) Kanban
5 69 (23.47%) DevOps
6 68 (23.13%) Finance
7 63 (21.43%) Web Services
7 63 (21.43%) JIRA
8 60 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (17.69%) Test Automation
10 50 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (17.01%) SOAP
11 48 (16.33%) Git (software)
11 48 (16.33%) REST
12 47 (15.99%) SQL
13 46 (15.65%) Linux
14 45 (15.31%) JavaScript
14 45 (15.31%) User Stories
14 45 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
15 43 (14.63%) Security Cleared
15 43 (14.63%) Marketing
15 43 (14.63%) XML
16 42 (14.29%) .NET
16 42 (14.29%) SOA
16 42 (14.29%) Manufacturing
16 42 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
16 42 (14.29%) Coaching
17 40 (13.61%) BDD
18 39 (13.27%) SAP
19 38 (12.93%) Electronics

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 32 (10.88%) Confluence
2 20 (6.80%) Apache
3 14 (4.76%) JBoss
4 6 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.36%) Mule
6 2 (0.68%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.34%) HipChat
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.70%) Magento
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.72%) GitHub
4 7 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.70%) Office 365
6 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.02%) Veeva
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Serverless
9 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.82%) HTTP
2 19 (6.46%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.74%) Ethernet
4 8 (2.72%) SSL
5 7 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
6 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.34%) ATM
7 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.34%) Broadband
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) DSL
7 1 (0.34%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) IPv4
7 1 (0.34%) IPv6
7 1 (0.34%) UPnP
7 1 (0.34%) VoIP
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.46%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.44%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (4.08%) Big Data
5 12 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.74%) Geospatial Data
6 11 (3.74%) GIS
6 11 (3.74%) Impala
6 11 (3.74%) MySQL
7 9 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.06%) Pentaho
8 8 (2.72%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.72%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.70%) Apache Kudu
9 5 (1.70%) OLTP
9 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.36%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.02%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 63 (21.43%) JIRA
2 48 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 33 (11.22%) Selenium
4 31 (10.54%) Jenkins
4 31 (10.54%) SoapUI
5 21 (7.14%) JMeter
6 16 (5.44%) JUnit
6 16 (5.44%) Subversion
6 16 (5.44%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.42%) Eclipse
8 12 (4.08%) LoadRunner
8 12 (4.08%) Maven
9 11 (3.74%) Bitbucket
9 11 (3.74%) NetBeans
10 10 (3.40%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.06%) Zephyr
12 8 (2.72%) FishEye
12 8 (2.72%) Hudson
12 8 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.72%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (23.13%) Finance
2 43 (14.63%) Marketing
3 42 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 38 (12.93%) Electronics
5 35 (11.90%) Telecoms
6 20 (6.80%) Retail
7 11 (3.74%) Aerospace
7 11 (3.74%) Military
8 6 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.70%) Games
10 3 (1.02%) Automotive
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (21.43%) Developer
2 49 (16.67%) Analyst
3 41 (13.95%) Scrum Master
4 29 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 27 (9.18%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.16%) Project Manager
7 20 (6.80%) Tester
8 19 (6.46%) Architect
9 14 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 14 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 14 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
10 13 (4.42%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.42%) Agile Scrum Master
10 13 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.08%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) XML Analyst
12 11 (3.74%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.74%) IT Manager
13 10 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.43%) Web Services
2 50 (17.01%) SOAP
3 48 (16.33%) REST
4 43 (14.63%) XML
5 42 (14.29%) .NET
6 30 (10.20%) Middleware
6 30 (10.20%) RESTful
7 29 (9.86%) CSS
8 26 (8.84%) HTML
8 26 (8.84%) JSON
9 23 (7.82%) Spring
10 22 (7.48%) J2EE
11 15 (5.10%) HTML5
12 14 (4.76%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.76%) ASP.NET
13 13 (4.42%) Node.js
14 12 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (4.08%) Hibernate
15 11 (3.74%) ActiveX
15 11 (3.74%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.74%) User Experience
4 8 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.70%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.70%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.36%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.02%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.02%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) Life Science
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.65%) Linux
2 23 (7.82%) Unix
3 22 (7.48%) Windows
4 7 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (93.20%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (37.41%) TDD
3 90 (30.61%) Kanban
4 69 (23.47%) DevOps
5 60 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (17.69%) Test Automation
7 50 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (15.31%) User Stories
9 42 (14.29%) Coaching
9 42 (14.29%) SOA
10 40 (13.61%) BDD
11 37 (12.59%) Programme Management
12 35 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
12 35 (11.90%) Waterfall
13 34 (11.56%) E-Commerce
13 34 (11.56%) Software Engineering
14 30 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (9.86%) Microservices
16 27 (9.18%) Business Analysis
16 27 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 96 (32.65%) Java
2 47 (15.99%) SQL
3 45 (15.31%) JavaScript
4 29 (9.86%) C#
5 24 (8.16%) Java 8
6 14 (4.76%) C
6 14 (4.76%) C++
7 11 (3.74%) GLSL
7 11 (3.74%) HLSL
7 11 (3.74%) Python
8 10 (3.40%) Groovy
9 8 (2.72%) Perl
9 8 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.04%) Scala
11 6 (2.04%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.02%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.14%) Degree
3 21 (7.14%) ISEB
4 12 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.04%) PMP
7 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.36%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.34%) CAPM
10 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.34%) MBA
10 1 (0.34%) MCPD
10 1 (0.34%) MCSD
10 1 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.86%) QA
2 12 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.04%) PMO
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (6.80%) Docker
2 8 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.04%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.70%) HDFS
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (8.16%) Ansible
2 13 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.42%) Puppet
3 11 (3.74%) Terraform
4 9 (3.06%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.04%) Oozie
6 2 (0.68%) Mesos
6 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) Consul
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.34%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.34%) Kibana
7 1 (0.34%) Rancher
Vendors
1 39 (13.27%) SAP
2 33 (11.22%) Oracle
3 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.06%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.38%) Google
6 6 (2.04%) Adobe
6 6 (2.04%) WSO2
7 5 (1.70%) hybris
8 3 (1.02%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.02%) New Relic
8 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.02%) Tableau
8 3 (1.02%) Talend
9 2 (0.68%) Informatica
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Cognos
10 1 (0.34%) HP
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.34%) webMethods