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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 6.00% - 21.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% - 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +19.08%
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
36 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 72.00% 75.00% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 22
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) VC++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) Coverity