The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.49% - 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £444 - £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
69 71 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.82% 65.14% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 28
Average daily rate £415 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) MBA
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) PMP
4 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Force.com
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Boomi
1 2 (28.57%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) MBA
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Dell
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO