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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 19 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 23 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.42% 0.78% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 0.94% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 21
Median daily rate £494 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £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 £52.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+30.01% -4.98%
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
291 318 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.28% 82.38% 87.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 214 302
Median daily rate £450 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £45.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +6 10 £469 -7.40% 7
Bedford +1 2 £475 +26.66% 4
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
4 11 (21.57%) SDLC
4 11 (21.57%) Retail
5 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 8 (15.69%) ERP
6 8 (15.69%) CRM
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) Marketing
8 6 (11.76%) Release Management
8 6 (11.76%) Maven
8 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) Ant
8 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.76%) Analytics
8 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.76%) hybris
8 6 (11.76%) Ansible
8 6 (11.76%) DevOps
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.80%) SWIFT
9 5 (9.80%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 5 (9.80%) SEPA
9 5 (9.80%) Presales
9 5 (9.80%) Middleware
9 5 (9.80%) Banking
9 5 (9.80%) Kanban
10 4 (7.84%) Product 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 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 2 (3.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) 5G
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) OLAP
3 2 (3.92%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Ant
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (21.57%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.73%) Scrum Master
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Designer
5 5 (9.80%) Web Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Business Data Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Head of Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Head of Digital
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Web Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) CRM Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.92%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
2 2 (3.92%) Spring
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (25.49%) Waterfall
4 11 (21.57%) SDLC
5 9 (17.65%) User Stories
6 8 (15.69%) CRM
6 8 (15.69%) ERP
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.76%) DevOps
7 6 (11.76%) Release Management
8 5 (9.80%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 5 (9.80%) Kanban
8 5 (9.80%) Presales
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.84%) Change Control
9 4 (7.84%) Data Transformation
9 4 (7.84%) Line Management
9 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) C#
3 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MBA
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SEPA
2 3 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (5.88%) GxP
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) hybris
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Mercator
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
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