The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 40 16
Rank change year-on-year +32 -24  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 84 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.67% 3.81% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.65% 4.74% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 10 25
Median daily rate £506 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £503 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 388 380 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.87% 80.34% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 185 291
Median daily rate £500 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.84% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 92 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Essex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Essex

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Essex

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Essex

Scrum
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 Scrum within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +3 49 £500 -
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 162 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (73.17%) TDD
3 91 (55.49%) DevOps
4 88 (53.66%) SOA
5 85 (51.83%) Middleware
6 84 (51.22%) Kanban
7 73 (44.51%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (41.46%) Oracle
9 67 (40.85%) Test Automation
9 67 (40.85%) User Stories
10 62 (37.80%) Linux
11 60 (36.59%) Coaching
12 58 (35.37%) Configuration Management
13 52 (31.71%) Jenkins
14 49 (29.88%) Mentoring
14 49 (29.88%) Git (software)
15 44 (26.83%) Subversion
15 44 (26.83%) J2EE
15 44 (26.83%) XML
16 43 (26.22%) HTTP
16 43 (26.22%) SSL
17 41 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 41 (25.00%) Open Source
17 41 (25.00%) API Design
18 40 (24.39%) Relational Database
19 39 (23.78%) Opscode Chef
19 39 (23.78%) Puppet
19 39 (23.78%) JIRA
20 38 (23.17%) WSO2
21 37 (22.56%) Confluence

Scrum
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 37 (22.56%) Confluence
2 34 (20.73%) JBoss
3 33 (20.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 30 (18.29%) Apache
5 25 (15.24%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.83%) Mule
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Jetty
7 1 (0.61%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.22%) UXPin
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.61%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (15.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.83%) IaaS
3 3 (1.83%) PaaS
3 3 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.22%) HTTP
1 43 (26.22%) SSL
2 41 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.05%) Intranet
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.61%) FTP
4 1 (0.61%) IPsec
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.32%) MySQL
4 9 (5.49%) Data Mining
4 9 (5.49%) Ingres
5 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 52 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 49 (29.88%) Git (software)
3 44 (26.83%) Subversion
4 39 (23.78%) JIRA
5 22 (13.41%) SoapUI
6 18 (10.98%) JIRA Agile
7 14 (8.54%) Maven
8 12 (7.32%) JMeter
9 8 (4.88%) PVCS
10 7 (4.27%) LoadRunner
10 7 (4.27%) Selenium
11 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.44%) JUnit
12 3 (1.83%) PowerDesigner
13 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.61%) Calabash
13 1 (0.61%) Gradle
13 1 (0.61%) Mockito
13 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 34 (20.73%) Finance
2 28 (17.07%) Manufacturing
2 28 (17.07%) Marketing
3 26 (15.85%) Electronics
3 26 (15.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Automotive
5 3 (1.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (19.51%) Architect
3 30 (18.29%) Analyst
4 26 (15.85%) Scrum Master
5 20 (12.20%) Technical Architect
6 14 (8.54%) Agile Coach
6 14 (8.54%) Test Analyst
7 13 (7.93%) Developer
8 11 (6.71%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.49%) Agile Scrum Master
10 8 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Digital Architect
11 7 (4.27%) Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
12 6 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.66%) Tester
13 5 (3.05%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (51.83%) Middleware
2 44 (26.83%) J2EE
2 44 (26.83%) XML
3 32 (19.51%) XSLT
4 21 (12.80%) SOAP
5 18 (10.98%) JSON
6 17 (10.37%) XSD
7 14 (8.54%) REST
8 12 (7.32%) Servlets
8 12 (7.32%) Web Services
9 11 (6.71%) JSP
9 11 (6.71%) WSDL
9 11 (6.71%) XML Schema
10 10 (6.10%) JSON Schema
11 8 (4.88%) Spring
12 4 (2.44%) EclipseLink
12 4 (2.44%) EJB 3.0
12 4 (2.44%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.44%) JPA
12 4 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Virtual Team
2 16 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.66%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.66%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.83%) RIA
7 3 (1.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.22%) PMI
9 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.80%) Linux
2 31 (18.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (11.59%) Unix
4 17 (10.37%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.66%) VME
6 4 (2.44%) Solaris
7 3 (1.83%) AIX
7 3 (1.83%) HPUX
7 3 (1.83%) Windows
8 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (98.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (73.17%) TDD
3 91 (55.49%) DevOps
4 88 (53.66%) SOA
5 84 (51.22%) Kanban
6 73 (44.51%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (40.85%) Test Automation
7 67 (40.85%) User Stories
8 60 (36.59%) Coaching
9 58 (35.37%) Configuration Management
10 49 (29.88%) Mentoring
11 41 (25.00%) API Design
11 41 (25.00%) Open Source
12 36 (21.95%) Software Engineering
13 34 (20.73%) Microservices
14 28 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 28 (17.07%) Digital Marketing
14 28 (17.07%) Programme Management
15 27 (16.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.56%) Java
2 23 (14.02%) Perl
3 21 (12.80%) C
4 18 (10.98%) SQL
5 9 (5.49%) XPath
6 8 (4.88%) Groovy
7 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.66%) Python
8 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.05%) PHP
9 3 (1.83%) Ruby
10 2 (1.22%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.88%) ISEB
2 8 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (0.61%) CITP
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) Data Quality
1 8 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (18.29%) Docker
2 9 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (23.78%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (23.78%) Puppet
2 22 (13.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (41.46%) Oracle
2 38 (23.17%) WSO2
3 26 (15.85%) SAP
4 8 (4.88%) VMware
5 5 (3.05%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.83%) webMethods
7 2 (1.22%) Adobe
7 2 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.22%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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