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 24 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 15 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.74% 10.00% 9.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 10.95% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 18
Median daily rate £463 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.60% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
135 137 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.66% 91.33% 86.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 119
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £648 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (41.18%) User Stories
4 11 (32.35%) Retail
5 9 (26.47%) JIRA
5 9 (26.47%) Confluence
6 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 8 (23.53%) Microservices
7 7 (20.59%) Data Transformation
7 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
8 6 (17.65%) Use Case
8 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) Data Flow Diagram
9 5 (14.71%) SOLID
9 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (14.71%) C#
9 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) Change Management
9 5 (14.71%) MVC
10 4 (11.76%) NUnit
10 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Marketing
10 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) Linux

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 9 (26.47%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) 5G
1 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.76%) NUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (32.35%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Business Data Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Business Integration Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Data Integration Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Head of Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Head of Digital
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum Master
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) CRM Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (41.18%) User Stories
4 8 (23.53%) Microservices
4 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
5 7 (20.59%) Data Transformation
6 6 (17.65%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Data Flow Diagram
6 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Use Case
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Change Management
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
7 5 (14.71%) SOLID
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 4 (11.76%) DSDM
8 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) hybris
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore