The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 11 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 2 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 3.45% 2.94% 26.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 3.57% 27.91%
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 £38.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 74.14% 82.35% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 18
Average daily rate £325 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Scrum
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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 11 July 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 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) VC++
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) VC++
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Intel
2 1 (11.11%) Coverity