Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 65 68
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Scaled Agile Framework 38 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.50% 4.04% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 4.55% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 9
Essex median daily rate £525 £550 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +1.85% -
10th Percentile £459 £350 £460
90th Percentile £600 £621 £572
East of England median daily rate £550 £416 £545
% change year-on-year +32.21% -23.67% -
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 964 703 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.77% 88.65% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 481 453
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +3.55% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 63 142
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £31.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% -1.41% -0.08%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.53% -3.23% +30.53%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -14 17 £511 -4.88% 1
Scaled Agile Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (94.74%) Scrum
3 28 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (68.42%) Kanban
5 24 (63.16%) Java
6 22 (57.89%) TDD
7 20 (52.63%) JIRA
8 19 (50.00%) Ansible
8 19 (50.00%) Microservices
9 18 (47.37%) Docker
9 18 (47.37%) DevOps
9 18 (47.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 16 (42.11%) MySQL
11 15 (39.47%) J2EE
11 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
11 15 (39.47%) Spring
12 14 (36.84%) Confluence
13 13 (34.21%) Test Strategy
14 12 (31.58%) Spring Boot
14 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
14 12 (31.58%) Unix
14 12 (31.58%) Oracle
15 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
15 11 (28.95%) BDD
16 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (26.32%) PL/SQL
16 10 (26.32%) SQL
17 9 (23.68%) JUnit
17 9 (23.68%) Maven

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 14 (36.84%) Confluence
2 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 28 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) JIRA
2 15 (39.47%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
4 9 (23.68%) JUnit
4 9 (23.68%) Maven
5 8 (21.05%) Robot Framework
6 6 (15.79%) CA Gen
6 6 (15.79%) Checkstyle
6 6 (15.79%) SoapUI
6 6 (15.79%) Subversion
7 4 (10.53%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (10.53%) JMeter
7 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (10.53%) Selenium
7 4 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Electronics
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
1 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum Master
3 8 (21.05%) QA Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior QA Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Scrum Master
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) J2EE
1 15 (39.47%) Spring
2 12 (31.58%) Spring Boot
3 7 (18.42%) JMS
4 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (15.79%) SOAP
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
5 4 (10.53%) REST
5 4 (10.53%) SAML
5 4 (10.53%) Spring Batch
5 4 (10.53%) XSLT
6 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Unix
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (94.74%) Scrum
3 26 (68.42%) Kanban
4 22 (57.89%) TDD
5 19 (50.00%) Microservices
6 18 (47.37%) DevOps
7 13 (34.21%) Test Strategy
8 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (28.95%) BDD
9 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (21.05%) Coaching
11 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (21.05%) SOA
12 7 (18.42%) Process Improvement
12 7 (18.42%) User Stories
13 6 (15.79%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
13 6 (15.79%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) PL/SQL
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) Java 8
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.89%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) IRCA
1 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) OCPJP
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Ansible
2 8 (21.05%) Terraform
3 4 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) BEA
2 6 (15.79%) Informatica
2 6 (15.79%) Pega
2 6 (15.79%) SAP
2 6 (15.79%) webMethods
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Sun