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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 34 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 30 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.37% 2.33% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 3.15% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 22
Median daily rate £508 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £471 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
508 604 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.94% 74.02% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 314 356
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.78% +50.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 9 £425 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £600 -
St Albans - 2 £525 - 3
Letchworth +1 1 - - 2
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Finance
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
4 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
5 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (23.21%) TDD
6 13 (23.21%) SDLC
7 12 (21.43%) BDD
8 10 (17.86%) Retail
9 9 (16.07%) Java
10 8 (14.29%) SQL
10 8 (14.29%) ATM
11 7 (12.50%) Project Management
11 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
12 6 (10.71%) JIRA
12 6 (10.71%) Kanban
12 6 (10.71%) HTML
12 6 (10.71%) CSS
12 6 (10.71%) Billing
13 5 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
13 5 (8.93%) UML
13 5 (8.93%) Oracle
13 5 (8.93%) EPoS
13 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (8.93%) Test Automation

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 4 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project Server
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Ant
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (3.57%) JUnit
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.79%) Protractor
3 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Billing
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.79%) Back Office
7 1 (1.79%) Front Office
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Project Manager
4 9 (16.07%) Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum Master
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Billing Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) CSS
1 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) jQuery
3 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.36%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.57%) JDBC
4 2 (3.57%) JNDI
4 2 (3.57%) JSP
4 2 (3.57%) Servlets
4 2 (3.57%) Struts
4 2 (3.57%) Velocity
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) EPoS
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.36%) SWIFT
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) IVR
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.21%) SDLC
3 13 (23.21%) TDD
4 12 (21.43%) BDD
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.71%) Kanban
6 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.93%) UML
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Ada
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) ISEB
1 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) CISM
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PMP
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Intershop
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) hybris
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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