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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 13 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 54 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.33% 1.40% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.22% 1.94% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 14
Median daily rate £463 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £390 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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
442 413 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.34% 72.20% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 212 284
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 21
Median hourly rate £42.20 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.51% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Watford +10 13 £463 +12.12% 6
Rickmansworth - 11 £330 -
St Albans - 4 £525 - 4
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hertford - 2 - - 1
Welwyn - 1 - -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 86 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (55.56%) TDD
3 46 (51.11%) BDD
4 39 (43.33%) Finance
5 38 (42.22%) Java
6 32 (35.56%) JIRA
6 32 (35.56%) Selenium
7 28 (31.11%) Cucumber
8 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (28.89%) Kanban
9 23 (25.56%) WebDriver
10 22 (24.44%) Spring
11 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 19 (21.11%) Test Automation
12 19 (21.11%) RESTful
12 19 (21.11%) Atlassian
12 19 (21.11%) ATDD
13 18 (20.00%) Confluence
13 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
14 17 (18.89%) JUnit
15 16 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (17.78%) Manual Testing
15 16 (17.78%) Gherkin
16 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 15 (16.67%) Open Source
16 15 (16.67%) Retail
17 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
17 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
17 14 (15.56%) C#
17 14 (15.56%) JBehave

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 18 (20.00%) Confluence
2 13 (14.44%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.44%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (35.56%) JIRA
1 32 (35.56%) Selenium
2 28 (31.11%) Cucumber
3 23 (25.56%) WebDriver
4 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 17 (18.89%) JUnit
6 15 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 14 (15.56%) JBehave
7 14 (15.56%) SoapUI
8 13 (14.44%) Maven
9 12 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (8.89%) JMeter
10 8 (8.89%) Moq
10 8 (8.89%) TeamCity
11 7 (7.78%) NUnit
12 6 (6.67%) FitNesse
12 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (5.56%) FxCop
13 5 (5.56%) ReSharper
13 5 (5.56%) StyleCop
General
1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Developer
2 17 (18.89%) Agile Developer
2 17 (18.89%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Java Developer
3 16 (17.78%) Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 10 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Tester
5 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 9 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) Spring
2 19 (21.11%) RESTful
3 16 (17.78%) Gherkin
4 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
5 13 (14.44%) CSS
5 13 (14.44%) HTML
6 12 (13.33%) .NET
7 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 9 (10.00%) REST
8 9 (10.00%) XML
9 7 (7.78%) SOAP
9 7 (7.78%) Velocity
10 6 (6.67%) J2EE
10 6 (6.67%) LINQ
10 6 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 6 (6.67%) XSL
10 6 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.44%) Contactless
1 4 (4.44%) EMV
2 3 (3.33%) iPad
2 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) EPoS
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Android
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (55.56%) TDD
3 46 (51.11%) BDD
4 26 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (28.89%) Kanban
5 19 (21.11%) ATDD
5 19 (21.11%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 16 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (17.78%) Manual Testing
8 15 (16.67%) Open Source
9 14 (15.56%) Automation Testing
9 14 (15.56%) E-Commerce
9 14 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (14.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (14.44%) Test Scripting
11 11 (12.22%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 9 (10.00%) Functional Testing
12 9 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) Java
2 14 (15.56%) C#
3 10 (11.11%) Ruby
4 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.78%) SQL
6 6 (6.67%) VBScript
7 4 (4.44%) Scala
8 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.22%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.11%) Groovy
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
1 4 (4.44%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Atlassian
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.44%) hybris
5 2 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago