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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 25 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.27% 1.74% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.68% 2.14% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 23
Median daily rate £481 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £390 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
288 281 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.72% 81.45% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 183 322
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +3 12 £450 - 14
Bedford -4 2 £445 +18.66% 1
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Java
3 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
4 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
5 9 (20.00%) DevOps
6 8 (17.78%) Ansible
6 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (17.78%) Maven
6 8 (17.78%) Release Management
6 8 (17.78%) ERP
6 8 (17.78%) Ant
6 8 (17.78%) Retail
6 8 (17.78%) SDLC
7 7 (15.56%) hybris
8 5 (11.11%) SWIFT
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (11.11%) Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Kanban
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) Middleware
8 5 (11.11%) Oracle
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 5 (11.11%) SEPA
8 5 (11.11%) Presales
9 4 (8.89%) Line Management
9 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
9 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.89%) WebLogic

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 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) 5G
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) GIS
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Ant
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
1 8 (17.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Designer
2 5 (11.11%) Scrum Master
2 5 (11.11%) Web Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Head of Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) Head of Digital
3 4 (8.89%) Web Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.22%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
4 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
3 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.00%) DevOps
5 8 (17.78%) ERP
5 8 (17.78%) Release Management
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 5 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) Kanban
6 5 (11.11%) Presales
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Change Control
7 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (8.89%) Line Management
7 4 (8.89%) Product Management
7 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) C#
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MBA
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SEPA
2 3 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (6.67%) GxP
3 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) hybris
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Mercator
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
Luton
Montash Associates
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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