The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 16 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing Scrum 79 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.57% 3.05% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 4.39% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 3
Average daily rate £425 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £280 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £487 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
Scrum
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
780 433 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.60% 69.61% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 263 193
Average daily rate £410 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the North East region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 66 £425 -5.55% 16
Durham - 3 £700 - 2
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 142 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (27.78%) Java
3 30 (20.83%) TDD
4 25 (17.36%) Kanban
5 24 (16.67%) User Stories
6 23 (15.97%) User Experience
6 23 (15.97%) Project Management
6 23 (15.97%) C#
7 22 (15.28%) Scala
8 20 (13.89%) Open Source
8 20 (13.89%) HTML
8 20 (13.89%) Ruby
9 19 (13.19%) JavaScript
9 19 (13.19%) Python
9 19 (13.19%) Selenium
10 18 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 18 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 18 (12.50%) Finance
11 17 (11.81%) Web Services
11 17 (11.81%) Test Scripting
12 16 (11.11%) Cucumber
12 16 (11.11%) SAP
12 16 (11.11%) Spring
13 15 (10.42%) CSS
13 15 (10.42%) XML
13 15 (10.42%) .NET
13 15 (10.42%) Oracle
13 15 (10.42%) Mentoring
14 14 (9.72%) Jenkins
14 14 (9.72%) SQL Server

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.94%) Confluence
2 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.56%) MySQL
6 5 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.78%) SQLite
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Selenium
2 16 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 14 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.33%) JIRA
5 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.86%) JUnit
7 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.17%) RSpec
7 6 (4.17%) Subversion
7 6 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.78%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.78%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.39%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.69%) Maven
10 1 (0.69%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Billing
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Games
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Electronics
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 27 (18.75%) Developer
3 14 (9.72%) User Researcher
4 13 (9.03%) Agile Scrum Master
5 12 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
5 12 (8.33%) Migration Manager
6 11 (7.64%) Data Manager
7 10 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.25%) CRM Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Architect
10 7 (4.86%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Product Manager
12 5 (3.47%) Agile Developer
12 5 (3.47%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.47%) Interaction Designer
12 5 (3.47%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.89%) HTML
2 17 (11.81%) Web Services
3 16 (11.11%) Spring
4 15 (10.42%) .NET
4 15 (10.42%) CSS
4 15 (10.42%) XML
5 14 (9.72%) JSON
6 13 (9.03%) Django
6 13 (9.03%) REST
7 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.94%) RESTful
8 9 (6.25%) ADO.NET
9 8 (5.56%) HTML5
9 8 (5.56%) SOAP
10 7 (4.86%) Play Framework
11 5 (3.47%) XSLT
12 4 (2.78%) CSS3
12 4 (2.78%) JAX-RS
12 4 (2.78%) jQuery
12 4 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.97%) User Experience
2 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.78%) Social Media
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Psychology
6 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (3.47%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.83%) TDD
3 25 (17.36%) Kanban
4 24 (16.67%) User Stories
5 23 (15.97%) Project Management
6 20 (13.89%) Open Source
7 18 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 17 (11.81%) Test Scripting
9 15 (10.42%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.33%) BDD
10 12 (8.33%) Coaching
10 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 12 (8.33%) Migration
11 11 (7.64%) CRM
12 10 (6.94%) Automation Testing
12 10 (6.94%) DevOps
12 10 (6.94%) DSDM
12 10 (6.94%) Front End Development
13 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.78%) Java
2 23 (15.97%) C#
3 22 (15.28%) Scala
4 20 (13.89%) Ruby
5 19 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 19 (13.19%) Python
6 6 (4.17%) COBOL
6 6 (4.17%) SQL
7 5 (3.47%) C++
8 4 (2.78%) C
8 4 (2.78%) Jython
8 4 (2.78%) PL/1
8 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.69%) PHP
9 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) Degree
3 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.78%) OCPJP
5 4 (2.78%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
1 4 (2.78%) WCAG
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
1 1 (0.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.47%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) SAP
2 15 (10.42%) Oracle
3 6 (4.17%) HP
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.39%) IBM
4 2 (1.39%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.69%) Google
5 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
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