The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.13% 7.48% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 8.73% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £700 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +47.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £468 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £800 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

Scrum is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 152 126 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 97.44% 85.71% 90.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 90 96
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.43% +26.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing Scrum as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Luton

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Luton

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Luton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) LESS
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) OOCSS
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Scrum
Co-occurring 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) OOCSS
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe