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 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 33 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.21% 1.11% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 1.44% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 10
Median daily rate £475 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £330 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.89%
Scrum
East of England

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
500 623 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.00% 76.72% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 323 231
Median daily rate £425 £381 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 50 29
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +16 11 £425 - 3
St Albans - 4 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (24.39%) Java
7 10 (24.39%) SDLC
8 9 (21.95%) BDD
9 8 (19.51%) Project Management
9 8 (19.51%) Retail
10 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.07%) HTML
10 7 (17.07%) CSS
10 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.07%) Kanban
11 6 (14.63%) JIRA
11 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
11 6 (14.63%) SQL
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (12.20%) Marketing
12 5 (12.20%) ATM
12 5 (12.20%) EPoS
12 5 (12.20%) UML
13 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
13 4 (9.76%) MS Project
13 4 (9.76%) Ruby
13 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails

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 3 (7.32%) CMS
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project Server
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Project
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Boomi
1 1 (2.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) ATM
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Ant
2 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Billing
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Billing Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Billing Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) jQuery
2 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (9.76%) Spring
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) CSS3
4 2 (4.88%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) JDBC
4 2 (4.88%) JNDI
4 2 (4.88%) JSP
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) Servlets
4 2 (4.88%) SOAP
4 2 (4.88%) Struts
4 2 (4.88%) Velocity
4 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) EPoS
2 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.88%) IVR
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.83%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) BDD
6 8 (19.51%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (17.07%) Kanban
7 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) UML
9 4 (9.76%) Change Management
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Concurrent Programming
10 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.32%) Line Management
10 3 (7.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.88%) PMP
2 1 (2.44%) CISM
2 1 (2.44%) CISSP
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) MBA
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Intershop
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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