Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 11 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.43% 6.62% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 7.69% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Luton median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £419 £403
90th Percentile £650 £525 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £494 £450
% change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 293 247 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.28% 86.06% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 157 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +123.88%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Luton region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (36.36%) Prototyping
5 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) IVR
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
6 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Microservices
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Confluence
7 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
7 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Project Planning

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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Business Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Technical Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) CRM Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Coach
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Pega Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Pega Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Data Flow Diagram
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Prototyping
6 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Pega