The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Luton region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.38% 9.21% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.14% 11.67% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.68% 78.95% 83.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 36 37
Average daily rate £425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -34.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Luton region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 23 (71.88%) E-Commerce
2 22 (68.75%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
4 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (56.25%) HTML
5 18 (56.25%) MVC
6 17 (53.13%) TeamCity
6 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
7 16 (50.00%) TDD
7 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
9 9 (28.13%) SQL
9 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development
11 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle
11 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
11 6 (18.75%) ERP
11 6 (18.75%) OO
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) Agile Testing
11 6 (18.75%) General Ledger
12 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (15.63%) Kanban
12 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
12 5 (15.63%) DevOps

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Agresso
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) TeamCity
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
1 6 (18.75%) General Ledger
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) JSP
5 2 (6.25%) JSTL
6 1 (3.13%) Velocity
6 1 (3.13%) Dojo
6 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) E-Commerce
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) MVC
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 7 (21.88%) Web Development
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Testing
8 6 (18.75%) ERP
8 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.75%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (15.63%) DevOps
9 5 (15.63%) Kanban
10 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) hybris