The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 24 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 17 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.45% 6.44% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 8.06% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 9
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +10.60%
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
316 360 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.72% 80.00% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 215 102
Average daily rate £475 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 15 £475 +26.66% 9
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (72.55%) E-Commerce
3 16 (31.37%) Project Management
3 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
3 16 (31.37%) Waterfall
4 13 (25.49%) Retail
5 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (15.69%) JIRA
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) QA
8 6 (11.76%) Product Management
9 5 (9.80%) hybris
9 5 (9.80%) FMCG
9 5 (9.80%) Finance
9 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle
10 4 (7.84%) SQL
10 4 (7.84%) ERP
10 4 (7.84%) Legal
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
11 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
11 3 (5.88%) Use Case
11 3 (5.88%) Taxonomies
11 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (5.88%) Market Research
11 3 (5.88%) Confluence
11 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (5.88%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (25.49%) Retail
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Integration Project Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Integration Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Product Owner
5 4 (7.84%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (5.88%) Web Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Platform Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Migration Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Security Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Information Security Project Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) FMCG
2 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.88%) Taxonomies
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (72.55%) E-Commerce
3 16 (31.37%) Project Management
3 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
3 16 (31.37%) Waterfall
4 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Product Management
7 5 (9.80%) SOA
8 4 (7.84%) ERP
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) Use Case
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Market Research
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.88%) Coaching
9 3 (5.88%) Information Security
10 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) hybris
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.92%) webMethods
4 1 (1.96%) Pega
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 18 days ago