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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 10 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.81% 1.96% 9.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 2.40% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 17
Median daily rate £469 £506 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £441 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £571 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
144 125 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 83.72% 81.70% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 154
Median daily rate £450 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) User Stories
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Maven
6 4 (16.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 4 (16.00%) Ant
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (16.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
7 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Marketing Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (12.00%) Customer Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.00%) hybris
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) SSADM
7 3 (12.00%) DSDM
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
7 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server

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 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) 5G
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Ant
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Digital
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) CRM Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.00%) Business Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Line Management
5 4 (16.00%) Release Management
6 3 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) DSDM
6 3 (12.00%) Marketing Automation
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) SSADM
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) hybris
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Mercator
2 2 (8.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
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