The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.54% 3.68% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.44% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -29.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 135 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 74.34% 82.82% 80.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 67 46
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £10.75 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

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

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Watford region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Watford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) Intershop
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) SEO
5 3 (37.50%) CMS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Web Design
5 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 2 (25.00%) Presales
6 2 (25.00%) Boomi
6 2 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Force.com
6 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) MBA
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) JDBC
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (25.00%) Struts

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Boomi
1 2 (25.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
5 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) JDBC
2 2 (25.00%) JNDI
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Struts
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) SEO
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MBA
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Intershop
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO