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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
24 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 72.73% 54.76% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 10
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Chief Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft