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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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 27 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 202 119 160
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 8.05% 5.92% 7.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.63% 6.96% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 55 103
10th Percentile £425 £363 £368
25th Percentile £463 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £495 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £538 £518
90th Percentile £700 £613 £550
England median daily rate £550 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +9.89% +0.10% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 2
10th Percentile £42.50 £15.81 £46.83
25th Percentile £50.00 £16.13 £48.44
Median hourly rate £57.50 £27.82 £52.75
Median % change year-on-year +106.72% -47.27% -2.31%
75th Percentile £70.75 £51.97 £57.94
90th Percentile £79.30 £56.50 £60.08
England median hourly rate £50.00 £56.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -11.50% +13.00% -4.76%

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 2,097 1,709 1,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.61% 84.98% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,273 970 1,052
10th Percentile £213 £158 £250
25th Percentile £363 £300 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £588 £535 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 210 87
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.44 £22.82
Median % change year-on-year +30.17% -19.20% +30.40%
75th Percentile £52.81 £34.89 £48.46
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.05 £59.30
England median hourly rate £28.46 £24.00 £22.82
% change year-on-year +18.56% +5.17% -0.17%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Hertfordshire +12 80 £586 +22.34% 9
Essex +7 55 £520 +2.21% 4
Cambridgeshire -2 34 £563 +18.47% 20
Bedfordshire +2 18 £525 +3.96% 2
Suffolk +1 12 £464 +23.73%
Norfolk -5 2 £369 -18.06%
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 186 (92.08%) Agile
2 65 (32.18%) JIRA
3 47 (23.27%) Confluence
3 47 (23.27%) Coaching
4 45 (22.28%) Social Skills
5 40 (19.80%) DevOps
6 38 (18.81%) Java
7 37 (18.32%) Software Engineering
8 36 (17.82%) Azure
9 35 (17.33%) AWS
9 35 (17.33%) Project Management
10 34 (16.83%) CI/CD
11 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
12 30 (14.85%) SC Cleared
12 30 (14.85%) Kanban
13 29 (14.36%) Jenkins
14 27 (13.37%) User Stories
14 27 (13.37%) C#
14 27 (13.37%) Microsoft
15 26 (12.87%) Oracle
15 26 (12.87%) Test Automation
15 26 (12.87%) Ansible
16 24 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (11.39%) Git (software)
17 23 (11.39%) Migration
18 22 (10.89%) TDD
18 22 (10.89%) Degree
18 22 (10.89%) .NET
18 22 (10.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management

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 47 (23.27%) Confluence
2 9 (4.46%) SAS
3 3 (1.49%) nginx
3 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.99%) Drupal
4 2 (0.99%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.50%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.82%) Azure
2 35 (17.33%) AWS
3 18 (8.91%) GCP
4 13 (6.44%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.96%) Tricentis Tosca
6 6 (2.97%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 5 (2.48%) GitHub
8 4 (1.98%) Azure DevOps
8 4 (1.98%) Trello
9 2 (0.99%) Akamai
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.50%) IaaS
10 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.50%) SaaS
10 1 (0.50%) SAP Commerce Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.47%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.97%) 4G
3 6 (2.97%) HTTP
3 6 (2.97%) LTE
4 4 (1.98%) Modbus
4 4 (1.98%) RS-422
4 4 (1.98%) RS-485
5 2 (0.99%) G.fast
5 2 (0.99%) IPv4
5 2 (0.99%) IPv6
5 2 (0.99%) Multicast
5 2 (0.99%) PPP
5 2 (0.99%) UPnP
5 2 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.99%) xDSL
6 1 (0.50%) DWDM
6 1 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.44%) Power BI
2 12 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.45%) MySQL
3 11 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.46%) Pentaho
4 9 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.96%) Impala
6 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.99%) Big Data
7 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.99%) Tableau
8 1 (0.50%) GIS
8 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 65 (32.18%) JIRA
2 29 (14.36%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.39%) Git (software)
4 19 (9.41%) GitLab
5 12 (5.94%) Bitbucket
6 10 (4.95%) JUnit
6 10 (4.95%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.96%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.96%) JMeter
7 8 (3.96%) Selenium
7 8 (3.96%) Zephyr
8 7 (3.47%) NetBeans
9 6 (2.97%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.97%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.48%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.98%) Maven
12 3 (1.49%) Storybook
12 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.99%) Postman
13 2 (0.99%) Robot Framework
General
1 45 (22.28%) Social Skills
2 21 (10.40%) Aerospace
3 20 (9.90%) Finance
3 20 (9.90%) Public Sector
4 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.94%) Electronics
5 12 (5.94%) Presentation Skills
6 11 (5.45%) Military
7 8 (3.96%) Retail
8 7 (3.47%) Marketing
9 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.48%) Banking
11 4 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.98%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.98%) Law
11 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.99%) Automotive
14 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (22.28%) Scrum Master
2 33 (16.34%) Developer
3 21 (10.40%) Architect
4 19 (9.41%) Analyst
5 13 (6.44%) Java Developer
5 13 (6.44%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.94%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.46%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.46%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) Data Architect
9 8 (3.96%) QA Analyst
9 8 (3.96%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (2.97%) Agile Coach
10 6 (2.97%) Agile Scrum Master
10 6 (2.97%) Implementation Manager
10 6 (2.97%) React Developer
10 6 (2.97%) Web Engineer
11 5 (2.48%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.48%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) .NET
2 20 (9.90%) React
3 18 (8.91%) Web Services
4 14 (6.93%) Spring
5 12 (5.94%) Node.js
5 12 (5.94%) Spring Boot
6 11 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (4.95%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.95%) GraphQL
8 9 (4.46%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (4.46%) Entity Framework
8 9 (4.46%) SOAP
9 8 (3.96%) REST
10 7 (3.47%) .NET Core
10 7 (3.47%) ActiveX
10 7 (3.47%) JMS
10 7 (3.47%) MFC
10 7 (3.47%) OpenGL
10 7 (3.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.92%) User Experience
2 6 (2.97%) IoT
2 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.48%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.99%) CMDB
6 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.99%) FMCG
6 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.44%) Linux
2 10 (4.95%) Unix
3 7 (3.47%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.50%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (92.08%) Agile
2 47 (23.27%) Coaching
3 40 (19.80%) DevOps
4 37 (18.32%) Software Engineering
5 35 (17.33%) Project Management
6 34 (16.83%) CI/CD
7 30 (14.85%) Kanban
8 27 (13.37%) User Stories
9 26 (12.87%) Test Automation
10 24 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (11.39%) Migration
12 22 (10.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 22 (10.89%) TDD
13 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (9.90%) Requirements Gathering
15 19 (9.41%) Business Analysis
15 19 (9.41%) Mentoring
16 18 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (8.42%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.81%) Java
2 27 (13.37%) C#
3 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.42%) Python
4 17 (8.42%) SQL
5 11 (5.45%) C++
6 10 (4.95%) TypeScript
7 8 (3.96%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.47%) GLSL
8 7 (3.47%) HLSL
9 6 (2.97%) C
9 6 (2.97%) Go
10 5 (2.48%) Bash
11 3 (1.49%) XAML
12 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.50%) ES6
13 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.85%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.89%) Degree
4 8 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.96%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.49%) PhD
6 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.99%) ISEB
6 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) CBAP
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CSPO
7 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.50%) PMP
7 1 (0.50%) SAFe Agilist
7 1 (0.50%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.44%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (12.87%) Ansible
2 14 (6.93%) Terraform
3 8 (3.96%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.49%) Grafana
5 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.50%) Control-M
6 1 (0.50%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.50%) Puppet
6 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.87%) Oracle
3 14 (6.93%) Google
4 9 (4.46%) Informatica
5 8 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.96%) Talend
6 7 (3.47%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.97%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.97%) IBM
7 6 (2.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.49%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.49%) Splunk
9 2 (0.99%) Coveo
9 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco
10 1 (0.50%) HP
10 1 (0.50%) Juniper