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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 48 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 61 68 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.90% 6.42% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 7.75% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 17
Median daily rate £363 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.25 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+29.39% -4.98%
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
1025 877 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.33% 82.74% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 561 284
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 31 30
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £11.17 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -25 52 £363 -18.99% 11
Durham 0 2 - -
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 102 (99.03%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.72%) Java
3 35 (33.98%) TDD
4 30 (29.13%) Jenkins
5 27 (26.21%) BDD
6 22 (21.36%) Cucumber
7 21 (20.39%) Selenium
7 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (18.45%) C#
9 16 (15.53%) HTML
9 16 (15.53%) Linux
9 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
9 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
10 15 (14.56%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (14.56%) RESTful
10 15 (14.56%) Python
10 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (13.59%) Kanban
12 12 (11.65%) Scala
12 12 (11.65%) Web Services
12 12 (11.65%) Spring
13 11 (10.68%) Finance
13 11 (10.68%) Retail
13 11 (10.68%) CSS
13 11 (10.68%) JSON
13 11 (10.68%) Open Source
13 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
14 10 (9.71%) HTML5
14 10 (9.71%) CSS3
14 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared

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 (3.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.94%) Drupal
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.94%) InDesign
1 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) GitHub
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Internet
1 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.94%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) Network Security
3 1 (0.97%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Jenkins
2 22 (21.36%) Cucumber
3 21 (20.39%) Selenium
4 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
4 16 (15.53%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.83%) Travis CI
6 5 (4.85%) JIRA
6 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.85%) Subversion
7 4 (3.88%) GCC
7 4 (3.88%) GDB
8 3 (2.91%) Burp Suite
8 3 (2.91%) JMeter
8 3 (2.91%) JUnit
8 3 (2.91%) Maven
8 3 (2.91%) Protractor
9 2 (1.94%) Hudson
9 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.94%) Xcode
10 1 (0.97%) NMock
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
1 11 (10.68%) Retail
2 10 (9.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.85%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Agile Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Java Scala Developer
4 16 (15.53%) Scala Developer
5 12 (11.65%) Scrum Master
5 12 (11.65%) Tester
6 10 (9.71%) Automation Tester
7 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.77%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.83%) WebOps Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) HTML
2 15 (14.56%) RESTful
3 12 (11.65%) Spring
3 12 (11.65%) Web Services
4 11 (10.68%) CSS
4 11 (10.68%) JSON
5 10 (9.71%) .NET
5 10 (9.71%) CSS3
5 10 (9.71%) HTML5
6 9 (8.74%) XML
7 7 (6.80%) SOAP
8 6 (5.83%) Gherkin
8 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.85%) Ajax
9 5 (4.85%) REST
10 4 (3.88%) Play Framework
11 3 (2.91%) Django
11 3 (2.91%) Spring MVC
12 2 (1.94%) Guice
12 2 (1.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.91%) User Experience
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.94%) iPad
3 2 (1.94%) iPhone
3 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.97%) CESG
4 1 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 4 (3.88%) Solaris
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (99.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.98%) TDD
3 27 (26.21%) BDD
4 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.59%) Kanban
6 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
6 11 (10.68%) Open Source
7 9 (8.74%) Automation Testing
7 9 (8.74%) DevOps
7 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.80%) Coaching
8 7 (6.80%) Microservices
8 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.80%) User Stories
8 7 (6.80%) Web Operations
9 6 (5.83%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (5.83%) OO
9 6 (5.83%) OWASP
9 6 (5.83%) Project Management
9 6 (5.83%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 19 (18.45%) C#
3 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.56%) Python
4 12 (11.65%) Scala
5 9 (8.74%) Ruby
6 7 (6.80%) C++
6 7 (6.80%) SQL
7 6 (5.83%) Perl
7 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.85%) C
8 5 (4.85%) Clojure
8 5 (4.85%) Groovy
9 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.94%) CISSP
6 1 (0.97%) CLAS
6 1 (0.97%) ISEB
6 1 (0.97%) MCAD
6 1 (0.97%) MCSD
6 1 (0.97%) MCTS
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) WCAG
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) LXC
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.80%) Puppet
2 6 (5.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Oracle
1 6 (5.83%) SaltStack
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe
3 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.94%) Google
3 2 (1.94%) Informatica
4 1 (0.97%) HP
4 1 (0.97%) IBM
4 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.97%) Siebel
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.97%) VMware
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