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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 27 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.54% 4.50% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.19% 5.31% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 23
Median daily rate £475 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
265 320 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.86% 84.66% 80.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 230 205
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 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 27 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 +2 15 £463 -2.63% 5
Bedford - 2 £438 - 4
Dunstable - 1 £450 -
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 21 (44.68%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) User Stories
4 13 (27.66%) Retail
5 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
6 9 (19.15%) Confluence
6 9 (19.15%) Microservices
6 9 (19.15%) JIRA
7 8 (17.02%) Data Transformation
8 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Use Case
9 6 (12.77%) BDD
9 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
9 6 (12.77%) C#
9 6 (12.77%) .NET
9 6 (12.77%) MVC
9 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
9 6 (12.77%) Analytics
9 6 (12.77%) Data Flow Diagram
10 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.64%) SDLC
10 5 (10.64%) SOLID
10 5 (10.64%) Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) SQL
10 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.64%) CRM
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 9 (19.15%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) 5G
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) OLAP
2 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) JIRA
2 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
3 4 (8.51%) NUnit
3 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.66%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) 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
4 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Business Integration Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Data Integration Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Head of Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Head of Digital
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) CRM Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) RESTful
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.51%) Spring
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) User Stories
4 12 (25.53%) Waterfall
5 9 (19.15%) Microservices
6 8 (17.02%) Data Transformation
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 6 (12.77%) Analytics
8 6 (12.77%) BDD
8 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.77%) Data Flow Diagram
8 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.77%) MVC
8 6 (12.77%) Use Case
8 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) SOLID
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) 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%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
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