Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 33 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 22 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.50% 3.97% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.57% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 23
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £384 £409 £373
90th Percentile £565 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +4.35%

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 548 481 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 87.26% 86.82% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 331 359
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £140 £263 £280
90th Percentile £615 £588 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 56
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -65.00% +128.57%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.79 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.33 £24.43 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +33.33%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -7 17 £450 -2.70% 1
Scrum
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) User Stories
3 11 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 10 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 10 (45.45%) JIRA
4 10 (45.45%) Use Case
4 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 10 (45.45%) Data Flow Diagram
5 9 (40.91%) Retail
6 8 (36.36%) CRM
6 8 (36.36%) Change Management
6 8 (36.36%) Microservices
7 7 (31.82%) Data Transformation
7 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
8 6 (27.27%) Confluence
8 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
9 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
9 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) Java
10 4 (18.18%) IVR
10 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
11 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
11 3 (13.64%) Wireframes
11 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
11 3 (13.64%) Change Control

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 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 15 (68.18%) Business Analyst
3 12 (54.55%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (54.55%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) CRM Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Pega Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Pega Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) Robotics
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) User Stories
3 11 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 11 (50.00%) Migration
4 10 (45.45%) Data Flow Diagram
4 10 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 10 (45.45%) Use Case
4 10 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 8 (36.36%) Change Management
5 8 (36.36%) CRM
5 8 (36.36%) Microservices
6 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
6 7 (31.82%) Data Transformation
6 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
7 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
8 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
8 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
9 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Pega
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft