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 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 10 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 8.06% 2.70% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.90% 3.85% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £300
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 67.74% 70.27% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 41
Median daily rate £425 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £286 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) EPoS
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Billing Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Billing Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft