The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 12 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 31 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.39% 3.55% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 4.26% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 25
Median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
Scrum
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 329 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.94% 83.50% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 226 229
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 18 £493 +3.68% 7
Bedford - 4 £438 - 5
Dunstable - 1 £450 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) User Stories
4 13 (27.66%) Retail
5 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
6 10 (21.28%) Confluence
6 10 (21.28%) JIRA
7 9 (19.15%) Microservices
8 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
8 8 (17.02%) Data Transformation
9 7 (14.89%) Migration
9 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.89%) RESTful
9 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Use Case
10 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management
11 5 (10.64%) CRM
11 5 (10.64%) SQL
11 5 (10.64%) BDD
11 5 (10.64%) Analytics
11 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
11 5 (10.64%) SDLC
12 4 (8.51%) SOLID
12 4 (8.51%) YAGNI
12 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 4 (8.51%) Loose Coupling
12 4 (8.51%) Static Code Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) Line Management

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 10 (21.28%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) OLAP
2 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) NUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (27.66%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum Master
4 7 (14.89%) Business Data Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Data Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Business Integration Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Data Integration Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Head of Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Head of Digital
7 4 (8.51%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) RESTful
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) Dojo
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) LESS
4 2 (4.26%) Sass
4 2 (4.26%) XHTML
5 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) User Stories
4 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
5 9 (19.15%) Microservices
6 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.02%) Data Transformation
7 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.89%) Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Use Case
7 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Change Management
8 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Analytics
9 5 (10.64%) BDD
9 5 (10.64%) CRM
9 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 4 (8.51%) Loose Coupling
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.13%) GxP
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) hybris
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
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