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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 38 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 39 11 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.64% 2.24% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 3.06% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £233 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
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
646 359 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.90% 73.27% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Hemel Hempstead -5 5 £365 +22.68%
St Albans - 2 £450 - 3
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Watford -7 1 £500 -
Borehamwood - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - - 3
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 24 (43.64%) CSS
4 22 (40.00%) TDD
5 20 (36.36%) HTML
6 19 (34.55%) .NET
6 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
7 18 (32.73%) MVC
8 17 (30.91%) SQL
8 17 (30.91%) BDD
9 15 (27.27%) XML
10 14 (25.45%) C#
10 14 (25.45%) Selenium
11 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.82%) Retail
12 12 (21.82%) CMS
12 12 (21.82%) Java
12 12 (21.82%) MySQL
12 12 (21.82%) Web Services
13 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 11 (20.00%) QA
13 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
14 10 (18.18%) Linux
14 10 (18.18%) Apache
14 10 (18.18%) Ajax
15 9 (16.36%) Spring
15 9 (16.36%) Subversion
15 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (21.82%) CMS
2 10 (18.18%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
4 6 (10.91%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) Node.js
5 3 (5.45%) Drupal
5 3 (5.45%) WordPress
5 3 (5.45%) Joomla!
6 2 (3.64%) lighttpd
6 2 (3.64%) Liferay
6 2 (3.64%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.64%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) VRRP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) JasperReports
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Selenium
2 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Subversion
4 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.55%) Maven
5 7 (12.73%) JUnit
6 6 (10.91%) Hudson
6 6 (10.91%) Mockito
6 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
6 6 (10.91%) Capybara
6 6 (10.91%) WATIR
6 6 (10.91%) JIRA
6 6 (10.91%) RSpec
6 6 (10.91%) StyleCop
6 6 (10.91%) FxCop
6 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
6 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
6 6 (10.91%) Ant
7 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (21.82%) Retail
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) CSS
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) .NET
3 19 (34.55%) ASP.NET
4 15 (27.27%) XML
5 12 (21.82%) Web Services
6 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 10 (18.18%) Ajax
7 9 (16.36%) Spring
7 9 (16.36%) JSON
8 8 (14.55%) REST
8 8 (14.55%) jQuery
8 8 (14.55%) JSP
9 7 (12.73%) SOAP
9 7 (12.73%) WCF
10 6 (10.91%) CSS3
10 6 (10.91%) POCO
10 6 (10.91%) LINQ
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
3 2 (3.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) TDD
3 18 (32.73%) MVC
4 17 (30.91%) BDD
5 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.73%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Code Coverage
10 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Project Management
11 4 (7.27%) Migration
11 4 (7.27%) UML
12 3 (5.45%) SEO
12 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.45%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) C#
4 12 (21.82%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
5 6 (10.91%) VBScript
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) VC++
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.64%) Intel
4 1 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.82%) Coverity
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
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