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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 44 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.74% 4.57% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 6.13% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 27
Average daily rate £488 £433 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.71% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
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
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford - 5 £444 - 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £550 -
Stevenage - 1 £365 - 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Kanban
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) QA
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) Concurrent Programming
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) Scala
6 2 (10.53%) ATDD
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.26%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Boomi
1 2 (10.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum Master
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Scrum Master
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 2 (10.53%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Scrum Master
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) COM
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 4 (21.05%) Kanban
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) ATDD
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Scala
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MBA
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Dell
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Progress
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Stevenage
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 days ago