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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 5 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.72% 13.45% 10.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 15.03% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 16
Median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £306 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

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 95 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.62% 89.47% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 100 122
Median daily rate £438 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +55.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) hybris
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) Hybris Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) OOCSS
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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