The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 25.81% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.44 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+3.76% -6.87%
Scrum
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Rickmansworth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 9 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 67.74% 45.00% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 57
Median daily rate £304 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £361 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Rickmansworth region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Rickmansworth region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Rickmansworth region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Rickmansworth

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Atlassian
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Maven
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) NUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) JBehave
4 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 4 (44.44%) ATDD
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) JBehave
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 4 (44.44%) NUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Robot Framework
3 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) Mockito
4 2 (22.22%) Moq
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
1 4 (44.44%) RESTful
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) ATDD
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle