The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
Hertfordshire / Rickmansworth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Rickmansworth - 2.63% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.70% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% -0.58%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Rickmansworth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4 27 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Rickmansworth 80.00% 71.05% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 17
Median daily rate £225 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Rickmansworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rickmansworth citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Rickmansworth

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Confluence
5 5 (45.45%) JBehave
5 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
5 5 (45.45%) ATDD
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
6 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) High Availability
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
7 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 3 (27.27%) Spring

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 6 (54.55%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) JBehave
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (18.18%) Mockito
6 2 (18.18%) Moq
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
7 1 (9.09%) FishEye
7 1 (9.09%) Hudson
7 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum Master
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
5 5 (45.45%) ATDD
5 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) High Availability
6 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 2 (18.18%) People Management
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Sonatype