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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 76 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -5
Contract jobs citing Scrum 51 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.15% 5.70% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 7.24% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 6
Median daily rate £380 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.89 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% -4.19%
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
1384 663 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.54% 78.74% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 423 245
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £11.83 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -62 40 £378 -6.21% 11
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 39 (37.14%) Java
3 25 (23.81%) TDD
4 23 (21.90%) Jenkins
5 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 20 (19.05%) C#
7 19 (18.10%) HTML
8 18 (17.14%) Selenium
8 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
9 16 (15.24%) BDD
9 16 (15.24%) .NET
10 15 (14.29%) CRM
10 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 14 (13.33%) RESTful
11 14 (13.33%) CSS
11 14 (13.33%) Web Services
11 14 (13.33%) Spring
12 13 (12.38%) Project Management
12 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
12 13 (12.38%) WebDriver
12 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
13 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
13 12 (11.43%) Open Source
13 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
13 12 (11.43%) Scala
14 11 (10.48%) Web Development
14 11 (10.48%) JSON
14 11 (10.48%) XML
14 11 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM

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%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) GitHub
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
1 2 (1.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) PBX
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.14%) Cucumber
2 18 (17.14%) Selenium
3 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.38%) WebDriver
4 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.76%) JIRA
6 4 (3.81%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.86%) Burp Suite
7 3 (2.86%) JMeter
7 3 (2.86%) JUnit
7 3 (2.86%) Maven
7 3 (2.86%) Subversion
8 2 (1.90%) Xcode
9 1 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.95%) Protractor
9 1 (0.95%) RSpec
9 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (7.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Law
2 4 (3.81%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Billing
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (37.14%) Developer
2 22 (20.95%) Scrum Master
3 19 (18.10%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.38%) Agile Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Agile Java Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Tester
7 9 (8.57%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.57%) Java Scala Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Scala Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.71%) CRM Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.81%) Lead Java Developer
12 4 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (3.81%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) HTML
2 16 (15.24%) .NET
3 14 (13.33%) CSS
3 14 (13.33%) RESTful
3 14 (13.33%) Spring
3 14 (13.33%) Web Services
4 11 (10.48%) JSON
4 11 (10.48%) XML
5 10 (9.52%) HTML5
6 9 (8.57%) CSS3
7 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.67%) SOAP
9 6 (5.71%) ADO.NET
9 6 (5.71%) Ajax
9 6 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.76%) Gherkin
10 5 (4.76%) Play Framework
10 5 (4.76%) REST
11 4 (3.81%) J2EE
11 4 (3.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
3 4 (3.81%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) iPhone
4 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.90%) VME
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (98.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) TDD
3 16 (15.24%) BDD
4 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (14.29%) CRM
5 13 (12.38%) Project Management
6 12 (11.43%) Front End Development
6 12 (11.43%) Open Source
6 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
7 11 (10.48%) Web Development
8 10 (9.52%) Coaching
9 9 (8.57%) Kanban
9 9 (8.57%) User Stories
10 8 (7.62%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.67%) Line Management
12 6 (5.71%) Ethnography
12 6 (5.71%) Microservices
12 6 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.14%) Java
2 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.05%) C#
4 12 (11.43%) Scala
5 10 (9.52%) Python
6 8 (7.62%) Ruby
7 7 (6.67%) COBOL
8 6 (5.71%) C++
9 4 (3.81%) C
9 4 (3.81%) Clojure
9 4 (3.81%) Groovy
9 4 (3.81%) PL/1
9 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.86%) SQL
11 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.90%) PHP
11 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.95%) Perl
12 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (1.90%) CISSP
5 1 (0.95%) CLAS
5 1 (0.95%) ISEB
5 1 (0.95%) MCAD
5 1 (0.95%) MCSD
5 1 (0.95%) MCTS
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.90%) WCAG
4 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.95%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) 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%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
5 1 (0.95%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.95%) Siebel
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago