The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 11 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 8.96% - 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +30.76%
Scrum
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 89.55% 79.73% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 22
Average daily rate £400 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £394 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Bedford region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (16.67%) MVC

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
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