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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 6 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 26 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.95% 7.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.31% 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -7.40%
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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
142 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.12% 74.29% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 57 41
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £527 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) PRINCE2
4 15 (31.91%) Project Management
4 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
5 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.28%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle
7 9 (19.15%) SQL
7 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (17.02%) SAP
8 8 (17.02%) ERP
8 8 (17.02%) Agresso
8 8 (17.02%) Retail
9 7 (14.89%) .NET
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (12.77%) QA
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (10.64%) hybris
11 5 (10.64%) Web Development
11 5 (10.64%) JIRA
11 5 (10.64%) Java
11 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) C#
12 4 (8.51%) HTML
12 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
13 3 (6.38%) SOA
13 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Agresso
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) MSTest
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Web Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Integration Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Head of Development
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Development Manager
8 1 (2.13%) UI Programmer
8 1 (2.13%) Junior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) CSS3
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) WF
5 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.13%) LINQ
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) E-Commerce
3 17 (36.17%) PRINCE2
4 15 (31.91%) Project Management
4 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
5 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.02%) ERP
8 5 (10.64%) Web Development
8 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Use Case
9 3 (6.38%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) MVC
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Change Management
10 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) hybris
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) webMethods
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