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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / North East
Rank 11 15 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Contract jobs citing Scrum 110 74 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.47% 8.42% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.25% 10.00% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +21.16%

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
772 740 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.53% 84.19% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 485 249
Median daily rate £388 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +11 100 £400 -5.60% 9
Durham +3 7 £333 -52.50% 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 214 (98.62%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.64%) TDD
3 72 (33.18%) User Stories
4 61 (28.11%) Java
5 54 (24.88%) BDD
6 53 (24.42%) Kanban
6 53 (24.42%) HTML
7 51 (23.50%) C#
7 51 (23.50%) Scala
8 48 (22.12%) CSS
9 45 (20.74%) .NET
10 43 (19.82%) RESTful
11 38 (17.51%) Open Source
11 38 (17.51%) JSON
12 37 (17.05%) JIRA
12 37 (17.05%) MongoDB
12 37 (17.05%) Project Management
13 36 (16.59%) Confluence
13 36 (16.59%) REST
14 35 (16.13%) Selenium
14 35 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 35 (16.13%) ASP.NET
14 35 (16.13%) MVC
15 34 (15.67%) CSS3
16 33 (15.21%) HTML5
16 33 (15.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 33 (15.21%) Jenkins
16 33 (15.21%) Mentoring
17 32 (14.75%) Coaching
18 30 (13.82%) Sitecore

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 36 (16.59%) Confluence
2 5 (2.30%) SAS
3 4 (1.84%) CMS
3 4 (1.84%) Drupal
3 4 (1.84%) GeoServer
4 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) GitHub
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.84%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Force.com
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) HTTP
2 2 (0.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.46%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.46%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.05%) MongoDB
2 29 (13.36%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (11.06%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.68%) MySQL
5 20 (9.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (6.91%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.99%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.30%) GIS
9 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.38%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.92%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (17.05%) JIRA
2 35 (16.13%) Selenium
3 33 (15.21%) Jenkins
4 25 (11.52%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.37%) Cucumber
6 14 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 13 (5.99%) Subversion
8 12 (5.53%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.15%) JUnit
10 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.84%) Burp Suite
11 4 (1.84%) JMeter
12 2 (0.92%) Ant
12 2 (0.92%) RSpec
12 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.46%) GCC
13 1 (0.46%) GDB
13 1 (0.46%) Hudson
13 1 (0.46%) JBehave
13 1 (0.46%) NMock
General
1 29 (13.36%) Finance
2 7 (3.23%) Retail
3 5 (2.30%) Legal
4 4 (1.84%) Advertising
4 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (40.09%) Developer
2 36 (16.59%) Scrum Master
3 30 (13.82%) Sitecore Developer
4 25 (11.52%) .NET Developer
5 24 (11.06%) Architect
6 23 (10.60%) Tester
7 17 (7.83%) Digital Architect
8 16 (7.37%) Analyst
8 16 (7.37%) Automation Tester
8 16 (7.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 16 (7.37%) Technical Architect
9 15 (6.91%) Business Analyst
10 14 (6.45%) Digital Technical Architect
10 14 (6.45%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (4.61%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Agile Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Agile Scrum Master
12 9 (4.15%) C# Developer
12 9 (4.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.42%) HTML
2 48 (22.12%) CSS
3 45 (20.74%) .NET
4 43 (19.82%) RESTful
5 38 (17.51%) JSON
6 36 (16.59%) REST
7 35 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 34 (15.67%) CSS3
9 33 (15.21%) HTML5
10 28 (12.90%) Django
11 25 (11.52%) Web Services
12 24 (11.06%) Play Framework
13 22 (10.14%) Gherkin
13 22 (10.14%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (9.22%) AngularJS
15 18 (8.29%) Ajax
15 18 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (7.37%) Spring
17 14 (6.45%) XML
18 11 (5.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) User Experience
2 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.76%) Smartphone
4 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.84%) NHS
5 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.92%) CESG
6 2 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.68%) Linux
2 6 (2.76%) Windows
3 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.38%) Unix
4 2 (0.92%) Android
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (98.62%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.64%) TDD
3 72 (33.18%) User Stories
4 54 (24.88%) BDD
5 53 (24.42%) Kanban
6 38 (17.51%) Open Source
7 37 (17.05%) Project Management
8 35 (16.13%) MVC
9 33 (15.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (15.21%) Mentoring
10 32 (14.75%) Coaching
11 29 (13.36%) Software Engineering
12 28 (12.90%) Agile Project Management
12 28 (12.90%) Service Delivery
13 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (11.52%) DevOps
15 23 (10.60%) Automated Testing
15 23 (10.60%) Test Automation
16 22 (10.14%) API Testing
17 21 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.11%) Java
2 51 (23.50%) C#
2 51 (23.50%) Scala
3 30 (13.82%) Ruby
4 24 (11.06%) JavaScript
5 21 (9.68%) Groovy
6 14 (6.45%) Python
6 14 (6.45%) SQL
7 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.76%) C++
9 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.38%) C
11 2 (0.92%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.92%) PHP
11 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (7.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (4.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) CISSP
3 2 (0.92%) CLAS
3 2 (0.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) Degree
4 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.82%) QA
2 7 (3.23%) WCAG
3 5 (2.30%) WAI
4 4 (1.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (2.76%) Docker
2 5 (2.30%) LXC
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (6.45%) Puppet
2 8 (3.69%) Terraform
3 6 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.82%) Sitecore
3 16 (7.37%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.23%) Google
5 6 (2.76%) Oracle
6 3 (1.38%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.46%) Black Duck
8 1 (0.46%) HP
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) VMware
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