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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 7 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.31% 1.09% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.93% 1.46% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 3 21
Median daily rate £438 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £430 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +20.19%
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
485 479 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.02% 74.26% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 245 343
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £47.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Rickmansworth - 9 £330 - 1
Watford +1 6 £475 - 12
St Albans - 4 £525 - 2
Letchworth - 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Hertford - 1 - - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 78 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.62%) TDD
3 40 (49.38%) Finance
4 39 (48.15%) BDD
5 30 (37.04%) Java
6 23 (28.40%) Kanban
7 22 (27.16%) JIRA
8 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (23.46%) Spring
10 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 18 (22.22%) Selenium
11 16 (19.75%) Software Testing
12 15 (18.52%) Retail
12 15 (18.52%) Cucumber
12 15 (18.52%) ATDD
12 15 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
13 14 (17.28%) RESTful
13 14 (17.28%) WebDriver
13 14 (17.28%) JUnit
14 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
15 12 (14.81%) Open Source
15 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
15 12 (14.81%) Atlassian
15 12 (14.81%) Gherkin
15 12 (14.81%) C#
16 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
16 11 (13.58%) SoapUI
17 10 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement

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 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.11%) Confluence
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) ATM
2 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) JIRA
2 18 (22.22%) Selenium
3 15 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 14 (17.28%) JUnit
4 14 (17.28%) WebDriver
5 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
6 11 (13.58%) SoapUI
7 10 (12.35%) JBehave
7 10 (12.35%) Maven
8 8 (9.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (9.88%) JMeter
9 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
9 7 (8.64%) NUnit
10 6 (7.41%) FitNesse
10 6 (7.41%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.17%) Moq
11 5 (6.17%) Robot Framework
11 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (3.70%) FxCop
12 3 (3.70%) StyleCop
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Developer
2 24 (29.63%) Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) Agile Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Java Developer
5 12 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Scrum Master
6 9 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (9.88%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Automation Tester
9 6 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (7.41%) Tester
10 5 (6.17%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) Spring
2 14 (17.28%) RESTful
3 12 (14.81%) Gherkin
4 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
5 10 (12.35%) .NET
5 10 (12.35%) CSS
5 10 (12.35%) HTML
6 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.64%) Entity Framework
7 7 (8.64%) Velocity
8 6 (7.41%) J2EE
8 6 (7.41%) REST
8 6 (7.41%) XML
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.17%) SOAP
10 4 (4.94%) ADO.NET
10 4 (4.94%) XSL
10 4 (4.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Contactless
2 3 (3.70%) EMV
2 3 (3.70%) EPoS
2 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Linux
1 1 (1.23%) Unix
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.62%) TDD
3 39 (48.15%) BDD
4 23 (28.40%) Kanban
5 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.75%) Software Testing
7 15 (18.52%) ATDD
7 15 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
9 12 (14.81%) Open Source
9 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.35%) Automation Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.35%) SDLC
11 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
12 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.88%) Pair Programming
12 8 (9.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) Java
2 12 (14.81%) C#
3 7 (8.64%) SQL
4 6 (7.41%) Ruby
5 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.94%) Scala
6 4 (4.94%) VBScript
7 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.23%) Ada
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) VocaLink
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