Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 September 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)
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 63 67
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 28 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.91% 4.62% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 5.08% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 7
Essex median daily rate £550 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.85% -
10th Percentile £479 £350 £375
90th Percentile £600 £671 £577
East of England median daily rate £550 £550 £568
% change year-on-year - -3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 866 767 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 90.02% 90.77% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 507 426
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £298 £285 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 66 168
Essex median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +65.00% -42.86%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.82 £15.75
90th Percentile £59.25 £63.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% -

Scaled Agile Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Scaled Agile Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Scaled Agile Framework in Essex

Scaled Agile Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scaled Agile Framework in Essex

Scaled Agile Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework in Essex over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scaled Agile Framework in Essex

Scaled Agile Framework
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Southend-on-Sea -17 11 £516 -6.14%
Scaled Agile Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Scaled Agile Framework.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) Scrum
3 21 (75.00%) Kanban
4 20 (71.43%) TDD
5 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (53.57%) JIRA
7 14 (50.00%) DevOps
7 14 (50.00%) Java
8 13 (46.43%) Docker
8 13 (46.43%) Microservices
8 13 (46.43%) Confluence
9 12 (42.86%) Ansible
10 10 (35.71%) Spring Boot
10 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
10 10 (35.71%) MySQL
10 10 (35.71%) Oracle
10 10 (35.71%) Unix
10 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (35.71%) Spring
11 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
11 9 (32.14%) SQL
11 9 (32.14%) J2EE
11 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (32.14%) BDD
11 9 (32.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (28.57%) Coaching
12 8 (28.57%) Java 8
12 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
12 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (28.57%) Test Automation

Scaled Agile Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (46.43%) Confluence
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) JIRA
2 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 8 (28.57%) Maven
4 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (21.43%) Subversion
6 5 (17.86%) CA Gen
6 5 (17.86%) Checkstyle
6 5 (17.86%) JUnit
6 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
7 4 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (14.29%) JMeter
7 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
7 4 (14.29%) Robot Framework
7 4 (14.29%) Selenium
7 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
1 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
1 10 (35.71%) Scrum Master
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Tester
4 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
1 10 (35.71%) Spring Boot
2 9 (32.14%) J2EE
3 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) JMS
4 4 (14.29%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (14.29%) SAML
4 4 (14.29%) Spring Batch
4 4 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) Scrum
3 21 (75.00%) Kanban
4 20 (71.43%) TDD
5 14 (50.00%) DevOps
6 13 (46.43%) Microservices
7 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (32.14%) BDD
8 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (28.57%) Coaching
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
10 6 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
10 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum-ban
10 6 (21.43%) User Stories
11 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Java 8
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) IRCA
1 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
2 4 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) BEA
3 5 (17.86%) Informatica
3 5 (17.86%) Pega
3 5 (17.86%) webMethods
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat