The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.09% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.71% +1.60%
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
22 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 66.67% 85.19% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 47
Median daily rate £400 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) SAP ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) GxP
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (50.00%) GxP
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP