The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 23 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.91% 6.95% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 8.72% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.29 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.86% -0.49%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 149 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.56% 79.68% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 92
Median daily rate £400 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.30 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Suffolk

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Suffolk

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Ipswich -7 5 £325 -23.52% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £375 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) NHibernate
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 4 (44.44%) Telerik
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) Kendo UI
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Angular 2
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Angular Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) UI Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web UI Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) NHibernate
2 4 (44.44%) Angular 2
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) Kendo UI
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Release Management
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Telerik