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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 23 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 104 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.24% 5.71% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.86% 7.10% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 32
Median daily rate £425 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.56%
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
1055 775 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.60% 80.48% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 497 445
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.30 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -26.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 94 £425 +6.25% 12
Durham -1 1 £400 - 3
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 173 (98.30%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) TDD
3 55 (31.25%) Java
4 47 (26.70%) User Stories
5 46 (26.14%) BDD
6 45 (25.57%) C#
7 39 (22.16%) Kanban
8 36 (20.45%) .NET
9 34 (19.32%) Jenkins
10 31 (17.61%) Scala
11 30 (17.05%) HTML
12 29 (16.48%) Finance
13 28 (15.91%) CSS
14 27 (15.34%) Git (software)
14 27 (15.34%) RESTful
14 27 (15.34%) Selenium
14 27 (15.34%) DevOps
15 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET
16 25 (14.20%) JSON
16 25 (14.20%) Open Source
17 24 (13.64%) Linux
18 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
18 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (13.07%) CSS3
19 22 (12.50%) MongoDB
19 22 (12.50%) MVC
20 21 (11.93%) Web Services
20 21 (11.93%) HTML5
21 20 (11.36%) QA
21 20 (11.36%) Ruby

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 16 (9.09%) Confluence
2 5 (2.84%) Drupal
2 5 (2.84%) SAS
3 4 (2.27%) CMS
4 3 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) InDesign
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) SaaS
2 4 (2.27%) GitHub
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.14%) Force.com
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) Internet
1 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 17 (9.66%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.95%) MySQL
3 14 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.70%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.57%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (19.32%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.34%) Selenium
3 18 (10.23%) JIRA
4 17 (9.66%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.39%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.25%) Subversion
7 7 (3.98%) JUnit
7 7 (3.98%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.41%) Travis CI
9 5 (2.84%) Burp Suite
9 5 (2.84%) GCC
9 5 (2.84%) GDB
9 5 (2.84%) JMeter
9 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.70%) Hudson
10 3 (1.70%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.70%) Protractor
10 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.14%) WiX
General
1 29 (16.48%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) Retail
3 13 (7.39%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.70%) Games
4 3 (1.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (37.50%) Developer
2 23 (13.07%) .NET Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Scrum Master
4 19 (10.80%) Sitecore Developer
5 18 (10.23%) Analyst
6 17 (9.66%) Business Analyst
7 16 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 15 (8.52%) Architect
9 14 (7.95%) Agile Developer
9 14 (7.95%) Tester
10 13 (7.39%) Agile Java Developer
10 13 (7.39%) Java Scala Developer
10 13 (7.39%) Scala Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (6.25%) C# Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Digital Architect
12 10 (5.68%) Technical Architect
13 9 (5.11%) Automation Tester
14 8 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
14 8 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.45%) .NET
2 30 (17.05%) HTML
3 28 (15.91%) CSS
4 27 (15.34%) RESTful
5 26 (14.77%) ASP.NET
6 25 (14.20%) JSON
7 23 (13.07%) CSS3
8 21 (11.93%) HTML5
8 21 (11.93%) Web Services
9 20 (11.36%) REST
10 18 (10.23%) XML
11 17 (9.66%) Django
12 13 (7.39%) Gherkin
12 13 (7.39%) Play Framework
12 13 (7.39%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (6.82%) AngularJS
13 12 (6.82%) Spring
14 10 (5.68%) Ajax
14 10 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (3.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) User Experience
2 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) CESG
4 3 (1.70%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.70%) NHS
4 3 (1.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (2.84%) Solaris
3 3 (1.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (98.30%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) TDD
3 47 (26.70%) User Stories
4 46 (26.14%) BDD
5 39 (22.16%) Kanban
6 27 (15.34%) DevOps
7 25 (14.20%) Open Source
8 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.50%) MVC
10 18 (10.23%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.09%) Coaching
12 16 (9.09%) Project Management
13 15 (8.52%) Mentoring
13 15 (8.52%) Prototyping
13 15 (8.52%) Test Automation
14 14 (7.95%) OO
14 14 (7.95%) Test Scripting
15 13 (7.39%) Automation Testing
16 12 (6.82%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.25%) Java
2 45 (25.57%) C#
3 31 (17.61%) Scala
4 20 (11.36%) Ruby
5 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.09%) Python
6 14 (7.95%) SQL
7 12 (6.82%) Groovy
8 11 (6.25%) C++
9 8 (4.55%) C
10 7 (3.98%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.41%) Perl
11 6 (3.41%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.14%) Clojure
12 2 (1.14%) PHP
12 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.27%) CISSP
5 3 (1.70%) CLAS
5 3 (1.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.36%) QA
2 7 (3.98%) WCAG
3 6 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.84%) WAI
5 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.57%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Docker
2 3 (1.70%) LXC
3 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.68%) Puppet
2 6 (3.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.80%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.11%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.41%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle
6 3 (1.70%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.70%) Google
6 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Informatica
7 2 (1.14%) VMware
7 2 (1.14%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.57%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
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