The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 54 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 19 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.33% 4.03% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 5.13% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 15
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £363 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 624 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.48% 78.49% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 352 189
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £239 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 27 27
Average hourly rate £21.01 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.03% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Letchworth - 1 £335 - 1
Watford - 1 - - 5
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Subversion
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) .NET
4 7 (22.58%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) UNIX
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
5 6 (19.35%) jQuery
5 6 (19.35%) hybris
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
6 5 (16.13%) LINQ
6 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
6 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET
6 5 (16.13%) C
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Sun Certification
7 4 (12.90%) B2B
7 4 (12.90%) B2C
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) OSPF
1 1 (3.23%) BGP
1 1 (3.23%) TACACS
1 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) ProC
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Billing
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
4 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
2 6 (19.35%) jQuery
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
3 5 (16.13%) LINQ
3 5 (16.13%) J2EE
3 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.23%) Sass
6 1 (3.23%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
1 1 (3.23%) Clustering
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.90%) B2B
4 4 (12.90%) B2C
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.68%) Kanban
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) C
4 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Clojure
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Sun Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) RANCID
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) hybris
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) NetCracker
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) KANA
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Intel
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper