The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 16 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.05% 8.54% 12.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.00% 11.48% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 10
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£425 £525 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £465 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £410
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 £42.50 £42.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- +29.77%
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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
200 61 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.32% 74.39% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 30 66
Average daily rate £425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 28 August 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (64.10%) E-Commerce
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Waterfall
3 18 (46.15%) C#
3 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 17 (43.59%) TeamCity
4 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
5 16 (41.03%) Finance
6 15 (38.46%) MVC
6 15 (38.46%) ERP
7 14 (35.90%) SAP
7 14 (35.90%) Agresso
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
8 13 (33.33%) TDD
9 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
10 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Agresso
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) TeamCity
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) MSTest
2 1 (2.56%) NUnit
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Junior
7 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
1 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET
2 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSLT
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.56%) WPF
4 1 (2.56%) WF
4 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) E-Commerce
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Waterfall
3 18 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 15 (38.46%) ERP
4 15 (38.46%) MVC
5 13 (33.33%) TDD
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Testing
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) OO
10 5 (12.82%) Web Development
10 5 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (12.82%) Kanban
11 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C#
1 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
1 14 (35.90%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
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