The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 16 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 47 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.79% 1.57% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.02% 2.15% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 8
Median daily rate £463 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £372 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £533 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 419 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.78% 72.87% 75.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 222 247
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 24
Median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.70 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Watford +9 10 £463 +4.22% 7
Rickmansworth +8 10 £321 -41.59%
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Letchworth - 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 £400 - 4
Welwyn - 1 - - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 85 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (58.89%) TDD
3 48 (53.33%) BDD
4 40 (44.44%) Java
5 36 (40.00%) Finance
6 33 (36.67%) JIRA
6 33 (36.67%) Selenium
7 29 (32.22%) Cucumber
8 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (27.78%) Kanban
9 24 (26.67%) WebDriver
10 22 (24.44%) Spring
11 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 20 (22.22%) Atlassian
12 20 (22.22%) RESTful
12 20 (22.22%) ATDD
13 19 (21.11%) Confluence
14 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
14 18 (20.00%) JUnit
15 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
15 17 (18.89%) Gherkin
15 17 (18.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
16 16 (17.78%) Manual Testing
16 16 (17.78%) C#
17 15 (16.67%) Open Source
17 15 (16.67%) JBehave
17 15 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
17 15 (16.67%) SoapUI

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 19 (21.11%) Confluence
2 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) MySQL
5 3 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (36.67%) JIRA
1 33 (36.67%) Selenium
2 29 (32.22%) Cucumber
3 24 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 21 (23.33%) Git (software)
5 18 (20.00%) JUnit
6 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
7 15 (16.67%) JBehave
7 15 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 14 (15.56%) Maven
9 13 (14.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (10.00%) Moq
10 9 (10.00%) TeamCity
11 8 (8.89%) JMeter
11 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (7.78%) FitNesse
12 7 (7.78%) NUnit
13 6 (6.67%) Robot Framework
14 5 (5.56%) Mockito
14 5 (5.56%) StyleCop
General
1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Agile Java Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 10 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Tester
7 9 (10.00%) Scrum Master
8 8 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Agile Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) Spring
2 20 (22.22%) RESTful
3 17 (18.89%) Gherkin
4 14 (15.56%) .NET
4 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.44%) CSS
5 13 (14.44%) HTML
6 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 9 (10.00%) REST
7 9 (10.00%) XML
8 7 (7.78%) SOAP
8 7 (7.78%) Velocity
9 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 6 (6.67%) LINQ
9 6 (6.67%) NHibernate
9 6 (6.67%) XSL
9 6 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Contactless
1 4 (4.44%) EMV
2 3 (3.33%) iPad
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (58.89%) TDD
3 48 (53.33%) BDD
4 25 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (27.78%) Kanban
5 20 (22.22%) ATDD
5 20 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
8 16 (17.78%) Manual Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Open Source
10 13 (14.44%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 10 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
13 9 (10.00%) Functional Testing
13 9 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (17.78%) C#
3 10 (11.11%) Ruby
4 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.67%) SQL
5 6 (6.67%) VBScript
6 3 (3.33%) Scala
6 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) Groovy
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
1 4 (4.44%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Ansible
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) hybris
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
Hertfordshire
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