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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 17 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 4 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.85% 7.74% 12.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 8.72% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 19
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £288 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
86 149 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 82.69% 88.69% 85.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 114 112
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +331.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) hybris
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Ansible
6 4 (26.67%) Ant
6 4 (26.67%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Maven
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) MySQL
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Mercator
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (6.67%) Data Flow Diagram
8 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Microservices
8 1 (6.67%) Data Structures

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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Hybris Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) Mercator
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau