The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 38 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.14% 4.58% 4.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 6.06% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 462 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.46% 75.61% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 233 299
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 43
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.55 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
East of England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 4 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £365 - 1
St Albans - 1 £450 - 1
Stevenage - - - - 1
Tring - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - - 2
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 20 (38.46%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) CSS
4 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 16 (30.77%) TDD
5 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.92%) XML
6 14 (26.92%) HTML
7 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 13 (25.00%) MVC
8 12 (23.08%) Retail
9 11 (21.15%) Java
10 10 (19.23%) C#
10 10 (19.23%) BDD
11 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
11 9 (17.31%) QA
11 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
11 9 (17.31%) SQL
11 9 (17.31%) MySQL
12 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.38%) Web Services
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
13 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (13.46%) CMS
13 7 (13.46%) Ajax
13 7 (13.46%) jQuery
13 7 (13.46%) Selenium
13 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
14 6 (11.54%) JSON
14 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (13.46%) CMS
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
2 6 (11.54%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) Node.js
5 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.85%) Drupal
5 2 (3.85%) WordPress
6 1 (1.92%) Liferay
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
1 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium
2 6 (11.54%) Subversion
2 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Maven
3 5 (9.62%) Ant
3 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.69%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (7.69%) FxCop
4 4 (7.69%) Mockito
4 4 (7.69%) StyleCop
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Hudson
6 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.85%) Capybara
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) RSpec
6 2 (3.85%) WATIR
6 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (23.08%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Back Office
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Development Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Development Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) .NET
2 17 (32.69%) CSS
3 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 14 (26.92%) XML
4 14 (26.92%) HTML
5 8 (15.38%) Web Services
6 7 (13.46%) Ajax
6 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.46%) jQuery
7 6 (11.54%) HTML5
7 6 (11.54%) REST
7 6 (11.54%) CSS3
7 6 (11.54%) JSON
7 6 (11.54%) Spring
7 6 (11.54%) JSP
7 6 (11.54%) SOAP
8 5 (9.62%) WCF
8 5 (9.62%) RESTful
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.62%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.69%) Taxonomies
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) TDD
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (25.00%) MVC
4 10 (19.23%) BDD
5 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.62%) User Stories
8 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.62%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) UML
9 4 (7.69%) Code Coverage
9 4 (7.69%) SEO
9 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Memory Management
10 3 (5.77%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 11 (21.15%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) VBScript
7 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) C
7 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.77%) Ruby
7 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Clojure
9 1 (1.92%) VC++
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Intel
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Cadence
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) Coverity
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
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