Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 47 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +38
Contract jobs citing Scrum 79 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.93% 3.48% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 4.29% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 36
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +26.67%
10th Percentile £338 £336 £409
90th Percentile £608 £613 £694
East of England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £36.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.69 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year +10.26% - -

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 1,314 1,049 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.97% 81.07% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 541 614
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% +0.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £220
90th Percentile £569 £588 £546
East of England median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 47
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -32.66% +35.14%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.81 £9.70
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% +4.00% +11.11%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +5 22 £563 +2.27% 3
Watford +9 20 £475 +8.57% 5
Stevenage -2 13 - - 1
Hatfield - 6 £500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -9 3 £360 -37.39% 1
Rickmansworth -8 2 £338 -43.75% 1
Royston - 2 £538 -
Hitchin - 2 £510 -
Borehamwood - 1 £275 - 1
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) Java
3 36 (45.57%) Kanban
4 30 (37.97%) TDD
5 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
6 22 (27.85%) Java 8
7 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
7 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
8 20 (25.32%) Web Services
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
9 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
9 19 (24.05%) REST
9 19 (24.05%) Microservices
10 18 (22.78%) DevOps
10 18 (22.78%) Degree
10 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
11 17 (21.52%) Linux
11 17 (21.52%) SOAP
11 17 (21.52%) .NET
11 17 (21.52%) Finance
11 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
11 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (20.25%) C#
13 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
13 14 (17.72%) Eclipse
14 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
14 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
14 13 (16.46%) OpenGL

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 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
4 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Office 365
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
1 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.80%) MySQL
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.27%) Essbase
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.72%) Eclipse
2 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
3 13 (16.46%) NetBeans
4 7 (8.86%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Grunt
5 3 (3.80%) gulp
5 3 (3.80%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.27%) JBehave
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Aerospace
2 13 (16.46%) Military
3 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Senior Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.39%) Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Scrum Master
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Senior IT Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Scrum Master
10 2 (2.53%) Angular Developer
10 2 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) Web Services
2 19 (24.05%) REST
3 17 (21.52%) .NET
3 17 (21.52%) SOAP
4 13 (16.46%) ActiveX
4 13 (16.46%) DirectX
4 13 (16.46%) MFC
4 13 (16.46%) Node.js
4 13 (16.46%) OpenGL
4 13 (16.46%) Qt
5 12 (15.19%) Spring
6 10 (12.66%) CSS
6 10 (12.66%) HTML
7 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.59%) HTML5
8 6 (7.59%) J2EE
8 6 (7.59%) Spring Boot
9 5 (6.33%) RESTful
10 4 (5.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Life Science
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Kanban
3 30 (37.97%) TDD
4 23 (29.11%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
6 19 (24.05%) Microservices
6 19 (24.05%) Software Engineering
7 18 (22.78%) DevOps
8 16 (20.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (16.46%) BDD
9 13 (16.46%) Mathematics
10 12 (15.19%) Waterfall
11 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
12 9 (11.39%) Pair Programming
13 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (10.13%) Project Management
13 8 (10.13%) Web Development
14 7 (8.86%) Change Management
14 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) Java
2 22 (27.85%) Java 8
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.25%) C#
5 13 (16.46%) C++
5 13 (16.46%) GLSL
5 13 (16.46%) HLSL
6 5 (6.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.06%) Scala
8 2 (2.53%) Groovy
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
2 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) ISEB
4 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.06%) PMP
4 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 13485
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.53%) Mesos
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) New Relic
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Lotus
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos
4 1 (1.27%) Maxymiser
4 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.27%) Percona
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (1.27%) Teradata