The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 18 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 4.21% 3.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
Scrum
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 81.05% 73.08% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 12
Average daily rate £375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £140 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £140.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Joomla!
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Drupal
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
3 3 (42.86%) WordPress
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XSD
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 3 (42.86%) Joomla!
2 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) WordPress
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSD
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
1 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) W3C
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Zend