Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +47
Contract jobs citing Scrum 69 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.30% 3.91% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.27% 4.76% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 54
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £364 £340 £301
90th Percentile £700 £595 £634
East of England median daily rate £510 £463 £463
% change year-on-year +10.27% - +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.17 £41.63 -
% change year-on-year -68.37% - -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,310 1,239 1,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.67% 82.05% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 622 607
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -29.24% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.28 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% +11.11% +13.68%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Hertfordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -3 17 £563 +7.14% 4
Stevenage -4 16 - - 3
Watford +5 15 £569 +8.33% 2
Hitchin - 5 £510 -
Hatfield - 3 £425 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -6 2 £338 -41.26% 1
Royston - 2 £538 -
Rickmansworth -15 1 £338 -43.75% 4
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 1
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 65 (94.20%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (68.12%) Java
3 30 (43.48%) Kanban
4 27 (39.13%) Git (software)
5 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
5 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
6 23 (33.33%) TDD
6 23 (33.33%) Web Services
7 22 (31.88%) Degree
7 22 (31.88%) Java 8
8 21 (30.43%) Microservices
9 20 (28.99%) Linux
9 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
10 19 (27.54%) Finance
11 18 (26.09%) Windows
11 18 (26.09%) .NET
12 17 (24.64%) C#
12 17 (24.64%) Eclipse
12 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
12 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
12 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (24.64%) REST
13 16 (23.19%) Node.js
13 16 (23.19%) GLSL
13 16 (23.19%) Qt
13 16 (23.19%) HLSL
13 16 (23.19%) Mathematics
13 16 (23.19%) Aerospace
13 16 (23.19%) NetBeans
13 16 (23.19%) Military

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.90%) HFM
3 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
1 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) Essbase
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.64%) Eclipse
3 16 (23.19%) NetBeans
3 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.14%) JIRA
5 4 (5.80%) Grunt
5 4 (5.80%) gulp
5 4 (5.80%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) Maven
8 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.45%) Selenium
8 1 (1.45%) Subversion
8 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.45%) VersionOne
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Aerospace
2 16 (23.19%) Military
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior IT Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Scrum Master
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (2.90%) Agile Tester
7 2 (2.90%) Angular Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) Web Services
2 18 (26.09%) .NET
3 17 (24.64%) REST
4 16 (23.19%) ActiveX
4 16 (23.19%) DirectX
4 16 (23.19%) MFC
4 16 (23.19%) Node.js
4 16 (23.19%) OpenGL
4 16 (23.19%) Qt
5 12 (17.39%) Spring
6 11 (15.94%) SOAP
7 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.49%) CSS
7 10 (14.49%) HTML
7 10 (14.49%) Spring Boot
8 6 (8.70%) Angular 2
8 6 (8.70%) HTML5
9 5 (7.25%) Spring MVC
10 4 (5.80%) jQuery
10 4 (5.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.35%) Fintech
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) PMI
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (94.20%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Kanban
3 25 (36.23%) Software Engineering
4 23 (33.33%) TDD
5 21 (30.43%) Microservices
6 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (23.19%) Mathematics
8 14 (20.29%) E-Commerce
9 13 (18.84%) DevOps
10 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (14.49%) BDD
12 9 (13.04%) MVC
13 8 (11.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
13 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
14 7 (10.14%) Pair Programming
14 7 (10.14%) SDLC
14 7 (10.14%) Web Development
15 6 (8.70%) Project Management
16 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (68.12%) Java
2 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (31.88%) Java 8
4 17 (24.64%) C#
5 16 (23.19%) C++
5 16 (23.19%) GLSL
5 16 (23.19%) HLSL
6 3 (4.35%) Groovy
6 3 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Degree
2 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.45%) MBA
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) Mesos
3 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) New Relic
3 3 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.90%) Lotus
4 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) Maxymiser
5 1 (1.45%) Nintex
5 1 (1.45%) Percona
5 1 (1.45%) Teradata