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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 5.41% 2.38% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.45% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
25 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 67.57% 69.05% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 17
Average daily rate £288 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.10 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% -2.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware