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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 12 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.98% 3.36% 9.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 4.20% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £430 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £560 £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 £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
151 119 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.79% 79.87% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 84 162
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) Retail
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 6 (26.09%) Ansible
4 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 6 (26.09%) Release Management
4 6 (26.09%) Ant
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) hybris
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Mercator
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) MySQL
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (8.70%) SAS
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) 5G
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Ant
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (30.43%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Head of Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Head of Digital
3 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum Master
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.35%) HR Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 6 (26.09%) Release Management
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
7 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) hybris
2 3 (13.04%) Mercator
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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