Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 91 83 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.21% 6.64% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 8.23% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 85 20
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +15.63%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £363
90th Percentile £588 £603 £541
East of England median daily rate £500 £455 £440
% change year-on-year +9.89% +3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £36.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year -16.76% - -

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 1,194 1,009 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.45% 80.72% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 528 540
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.87% +1.31%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £250
90th Percentile £563 £579 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 54 61
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.02% +8.62% +16.00%
10th Percentile £10.22 £12.30 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -46.97% +20.00% +10.00%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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
Watford +5 27 £435 -4.66% 6
Welwyn Garden City +11 20 £525 -8.70%
Hatfield +4 14 £400 -23.81% 2
Stevenage - 6 - - 3
Hemel Hempstead -7 5 £420 -26.96% 5
Rickmansworth -12 3 £338 +5.06% 3
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 90 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.35%) Java
3 42 (46.15%) Kanban
4 35 (38.46%) TDD
5 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (27.47%) E-Commerce
7 24 (26.37%) BDD
8 21 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 19 (20.88%) Java 8
10 18 (19.78%) DevOps
10 18 (19.78%) Windows
10 18 (19.78%) PRINCE2
11 17 (18.68%) Change Management
11 17 (18.68%) JIRA
12 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
12 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
12 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
12 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (16.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (15.38%) Web Services
14 14 (15.38%) J2EE
15 13 (14.29%) Spring
15 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
15 13 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (13.19%) REST
16 12 (13.19%) SOAP
16 12 (13.19%) Risk Management
16 12 (13.19%) Finance
17 11 (12.09%) Project Management
17 11 (12.09%) JavaScript

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 7 (7.69%) Confluence
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) HipChat
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.59%) Veeva
5 4 (4.40%) Office 365
6 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) ATM
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) DB2
2 4 (4.40%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.10%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) JIRA
2 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.79%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.59%) NetBeans
7 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.49%) Selenium
8 4 (4.40%) Maven
8 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.20%) JMeter
10 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.20%) Subversion
11 1 (1.10%) gulp
11 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.10%) VersionOne
11 1 (1.10%) WebStorm
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.59%) Aerospace
4 6 (6.59%) Military
5 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.40%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Automotive
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Developer
2 23 (25.27%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.78%) Project Manager
4 15 (16.48%) Scrum Master
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (6.59%) Tester
9 5 (5.49%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) AWS Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.40%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Senior IT Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) J2EE
1 14 (15.38%) Web Services
2 13 (14.29%) Spring
3 12 (13.19%) REST
3 12 (13.19%) SOAP
4 9 (9.89%) .NET
4 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.69%) CSS
5 7 (7.69%) HTML
5 7 (7.69%) RESTful
6 6 (6.59%) ActiveX
6 6 (6.59%) DirectX
6 6 (6.59%) MFC
6 6 (6.59%) Node.js
6 6 (6.59%) OpenGL
6 6 (6.59%) Qt
6 6 (6.59%) Visualforce
7 5 (5.49%) Gherkin
7 5 (5.49%) Velocity
8 4 (4.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.49%) Life Science
3 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
2 10 (10.99%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.15%) Kanban
3 35 (38.46%) TDD
4 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (27.47%) E-Commerce
6 24 (26.37%) BDD
7 21 (23.08%) Waterfall
8 18 (19.78%) DevOps
8 18 (19.78%) PRINCE2
9 17 (18.68%) Change Management
10 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (16.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (13.19%) Risk Management
14 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Transition
14 11 (12.09%) Microservices
14 11 (12.09%) Project Management
15 10 (10.99%) Pair Programming
16 9 (9.89%) DNA
16 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 19 (20.88%) Java 8
3 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) C#
4 9 (9.89%) SQL
5 6 (6.59%) Apex Code
5 6 (6.59%) C++
5 6 (6.59%) GLSL
5 6 (6.59%) HLSL
6 5 (5.49%) Scala
7 2 (2.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) ISEB
2 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.40%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) PMO
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 13485
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Ansible
1 1 (1.10%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) Rancher
1 1 (1.10%) Terraform
1 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) hybris
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) New Relic
6 1 (1.10%) Percona
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Teradata