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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 23 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 34 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.28% 3.55% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 4.81% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 14
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£425 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £440 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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
418 208 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.51% 73.76% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 118 192
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £44.50 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -8 23 £425 -22.72% 5
Bedford - 6 £450 - 11
Scrum
East of England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 52 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) E-Commerce
3 23 (43.40%) PRINCE2
4 22 (41.51%) Waterfall
5 20 (37.74%) Finance
6 19 (35.85%) .NET
7 17 (32.08%) SQL
7 17 (32.08%) ERP
8 16 (30.19%) C#
8 16 (30.19%) Oracle
8 16 (30.19%) SAP
8 16 (30.19%) Agresso
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
10 14 (26.42%) HTML
10 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (24.53%) Oracle Payables
11 13 (24.53%) Oracle Receivables
11 13 (24.53%) Oracle Assets
12 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.75%) MVC
13 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
13 11 (20.75%) TDD
14 10 (18.87%) Project Management
15 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
16 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
17 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (13.21%) Retail

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Agresso
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (24.53%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) TeamCity
2 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) NUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.89%) Moq
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 7 (13.21%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Project Manager
2 14 (26.42%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
3 14 (26.42%) HTML
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) XSLT
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.89%) WCF
8 1 (1.89%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) WF
8 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.89%) LINQ
8 1 (1.89%) SOAP
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services
8 1 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows CE
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) E-Commerce
3 23 (43.40%) PRINCE2
4 22 (41.51%) Waterfall
5 17 (32.08%) ERP
6 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (20.75%) MVC
7 11 (20.75%) TDD
8 10 (18.87%) Project Management
9 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
11 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.21%) Web Development
11 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.55%) OO
12 4 (7.55%) Migration
13 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
13 3 (5.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.89%) CBAP
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
1 16 (30.19%) SAP
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
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