The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 11 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.23% - 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
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 £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -4.98%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 89.16% 85.19% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 21
Median daily rate £425 £438 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £155.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +856.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 25 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) MS Excel
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) Finance
4 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
5 12 (70.59%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (41.18%) ATM
6 7 (41.18%) SDLC
7 6 (35.29%) Billing
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) UML
8 5 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) EPoS
10 3 (17.65%) Retail
11 2 (11.76%) Banking
11 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
11 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
11 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (11.76%) SWIFT
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
11 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (11.76%) Project Management
11 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 2 (11.76%) Validation
11 2 (11.76%) ISEB
11 2 (11.76%) Windows

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Billing
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Billing Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Billing Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Billing Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) EPoS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) EPoS
2 2 (11.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
6 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft