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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 72 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 57 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.55% 6.11% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 7.63% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 5
Median daily rate £400 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1257 747 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.14% 80.06% 73.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 475 244
Median daily rate £325 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 34 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -53 42 £394 -7.89% 17
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 103 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.95%) Java
3 29 (27.62%) TDD
4 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
5 20 (19.05%) Cucumber
6 19 (18.10%) Selenium
6 19 (18.10%) BDD
6 19 (18.10%) HTML
7 18 (17.14%) C#
7 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (15.24%) RESTful
10 14 (13.33%) Scala
10 14 (13.33%) WebDriver
10 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 14 (13.33%) CSS
10 14 (13.33%) Spring
11 13 (12.38%) Python
12 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
12 12 (11.43%) Web Services
12 12 (11.43%) .NET
12 12 (11.43%) Open Source
13 11 (10.48%) CSS3
13 11 (10.48%) HTML5
13 11 (10.48%) JSON
13 11 (10.48%) Project Management
13 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
14 10 (9.52%) CRM
14 10 (9.52%) 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 4 (3.81%) Confluence
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) GitHub
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
1 2 (1.90%) Network Security
1 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.95%) Big Data
5 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.95%) MySQL
5 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 20 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 19 (18.10%) Selenium
4 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 14 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.76%) JIRA
5 5 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.81%) JUnit
7 3 (2.86%) Burp Suite
7 3 (2.86%) JMeter
7 3 (2.86%) Maven
7 3 (2.86%) Subversion
7 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.90%) RSpec
8 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.90%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.90%) Xcode
9 1 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.95%) MSI
General
1 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Retail
3 5 (4.76%) Law
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.05%) Scrum Master
4 13 (12.38%) Agile Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Java Scala Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Scala Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Tester
7 9 (8.57%) Automation Tester
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Senior Java Scala Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Agile Scrum Master
11 4 (3.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) HTML
2 16 (15.24%) RESTful
3 14 (13.33%) CSS
3 14 (13.33%) Spring
4 12 (11.43%) .NET
4 12 (11.43%) Web Services
5 11 (10.48%) CSS3
5 11 (10.48%) HTML5
5 11 (10.48%) JSON
6 9 (8.57%) XML
7 8 (7.62%) SOAP
8 7 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.71%) Ajax
10 5 (4.76%) Gherkin
10 5 (4.76%) Play Framework
10 5 (4.76%) REST
11 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.81%) J2EE
11 4 (3.81%) jQuery
12 3 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.81%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) iPhone
4 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.90%) VME
3 1 (0.95%) Solaris
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.62%) TDD
3 19 (18.10%) BDD
4 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
5 12 (11.43%) Open Source
6 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.48%) Project Management
7 10 (9.52%) CRM
7 10 (9.52%) Kanban
8 9 (8.57%) Coaching
8 9 (8.57%) User Stories
9 8 (7.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.62%) Web Development
10 7 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 7 (6.67%) Microservices
11 6 (5.71%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (5.71%) OWASP
11 6 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.95%) Java
2 18 (17.14%) C#
2 18 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.33%) Scala
4 13 (12.38%) Python
5 10 (9.52%) Ruby
6 5 (4.76%) C++
6 5 (4.76%) Clojure
6 5 (4.76%) COBOL
6 5 (4.76%) Groovy
6 5 (4.76%) SQL
7 3 (2.86%) C
7 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.90%) PHP
8 2 (1.90%) PL/1
8 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.95%) CLAS
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
6 1 (0.95%) MCAD
6 1 (0.95%) MCSD
6 1 (0.95%) MCTS
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 3 (2.86%) WCAG
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) LXC
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) Micro Focus
4 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.90%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.90%) Google
4 2 (1.90%) Informatica
4 2 (1.90%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.95%) HP
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) Siebel
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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