Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 26 47
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 -22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 21 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.05% 6.04% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 7.29% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 10
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72% +5.88%
10th Percentile £343 £419 £360
90th Percentile £598 £595 £606
East of England median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £60.00

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 580 521 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 84.18% 82.83% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 333 368
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £211 £239
90th Percentile £581 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 49
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.02 £9.85
90th Percentile £50.48 £43.11 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Bedfordshire

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -11 11 £450 -7.69%
Dunstable - 4 - - 2
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) Data Flow Diagram
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) IVR
5 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Prototyping
5 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) SaaS
6 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) XML

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (9.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Pega Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Pega Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripter
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) Robotics
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Data Flow Diagram
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Prototyping
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Pega