The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 14 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.13% 5.41% 10.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 6.45% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 17
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £505 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.19%
Scrum
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 124 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.76% 83.78% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 87 133
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +11.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Luton region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) hybris
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 6 (33.33%) Ansible
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) Release Management
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (33.33%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) MySQL
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Mercator
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Tableau
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
6 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 2 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
6 2 (11.11%) SAS

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Ant
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Microservices
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) hybris
2 3 (16.67%) Mercator
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat