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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.45% 12.28% 11.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 18.42% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
15 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 51.72% 66.67% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 14
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware