Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 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.

Software Delivery
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 11 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.40% 7.67% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 8.49% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 3
Luton median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £462 £413 £408
90th Percentile £589 £475 £558
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Delivery 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 229 271 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.60% 90.33% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 209 139
Luton median daily rate £431 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £237 £318 £308
90th Percentile £588 £625 £631
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +258.68% -59.42%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year +44.74% +45.87% -65.27%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Luton

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Luton

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Luton over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Delivery in Luton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Luton region with a requirement for Software Delivery.

1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Workday
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Taleo
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) RAD
6 2 (18.18%) DSDM
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Talend
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Conflict Management

Software Delivery
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 5 (45.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Software Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Workday Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Workday
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Talend