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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 14 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 24 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.11% 5.26% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 6.90% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
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£425 £295 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -12.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.33 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -10.00%
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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
160 58 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.43% 76.32% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 43 59
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) E-Commerce
3 21 (45.65%) PRINCE2
4 20 (43.48%) Waterfall
5 16 (34.78%) Finance
6 14 (30.43%) ERP
7 13 (28.26%) Agresso
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle
7 13 (28.26%) SAP
7 13 (28.26%) SQL
8 12 (26.09%) Project Management
8 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (23.91%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (23.91%) .NET
10 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (17.39%) C#
11 8 (17.39%) HTML
12 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.22%) Retail
12 7 (15.22%) Web Development
13 6 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
14 5 (10.87%) MVC
14 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
15 4 (8.70%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Agresso
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
1 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) NUnit
2 1 (2.17%) MSTest
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Head of Development
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Manager
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XSLT
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
5 1 (2.17%) WPF
5 1 (2.17%) WF
5 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) E-Commerce
3 21 (45.65%) PRINCE2
4 20 (43.48%) Waterfall
5 14 (30.43%) ERP
6 12 (26.09%) Project Management
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.22%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (10.87%) MVC
10 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.52%) OO
12 3 (6.52%) Migration
12 3 (6.52%) Use Case
13 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
13 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) C#
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
1 13 (28.26%) SAP
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) hybris
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
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