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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
England / North East
Rank 17 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 100 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.00% 6.95% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.67% 8.44% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 24
Median daily rate £425 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £595 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
857 735 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.70% 82.40% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 459 322
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +9 89 £438 +2.94% 10
Durham +7 2 £400 - 1
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 194 (98.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.04%) TDD
3 61 (30.96%) Java
4 54 (27.41%) User Stories
5 52 (26.40%) BDD
6 46 (23.35%) Kanban
6 46 (23.35%) C#
7 39 (19.80%) HTML
8 38 (19.29%) .NET
9 37 (18.78%) Scala
10 36 (18.27%) MongoDB
11 34 (17.26%) JSON
11 34 (17.26%) CSS
12 33 (16.75%) Jenkins
13 32 (16.24%) Finance
14 31 (15.74%) RESTful
15 29 (14.72%) Open Source
15 29 (14.72%) Selenium
15 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET
16 28 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (14.21%) REST
16 28 (14.21%) DevOps
17 26 (13.20%) Ruby
17 26 (13.20%) Sitecore
18 25 (12.69%) JIRA
18 25 (12.69%) MVC
18 25 (12.69%) Linux
18 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
18 25 (12.69%) CSS3
19 24 (12.18%) Confluence

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 24 (12.18%) Confluence
2 5 (2.54%) SAS
3 4 (2.03%) CMS
3 4 (2.03%) Drupal
4 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.02%) InDesign
2 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.08%) GitHub
2 4 (2.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Force.com
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) HTTP
2 5 (2.54%) Internet
2 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.27%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (11.68%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.15%) MySQL
5 19 (9.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.58%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (16.75%) Jenkins
2 29 (14.72%) Selenium
3 25 (12.69%) JIRA
4 22 (11.17%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.63%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.60%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.08%) Subversion
8 8 (4.06%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.55%) JUnit
10 5 (2.54%) GCC
10 5 (2.54%) GDB
10 5 (2.54%) Travis CI
11 4 (2.03%) Burp Suite
11 4 (2.03%) JMeter
11 4 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.52%) Hudson
12 3 (1.52%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.52%) Protractor
12 3 (1.52%) RSpec
13 2 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 32 (16.24%) Finance
2 12 (6.09%) Retail
3 10 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.03%) Games
4 4 (2.03%) Legal
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
5 2 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (38.58%) Developer
2 26 (13.20%) Scrum Master
2 26 (13.20%) Sitecore Developer
3 24 (12.18%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.68%) Architect
5 20 (10.15%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.63%) Analyst
6 17 (8.63%) Digital Architect
7 16 (8.12%) Business Analyst
7 16 (8.12%) Technical Architect
8 15 (7.61%) Tester
9 14 (7.11%) Agile Developer
9 14 (7.11%) Digital Technical Architect
10 11 (5.58%) Agile Java Developer
11 10 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (5.08%) Automation Tester
12 8 (4.06%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 8 (4.06%) Java Scala Developer
12 8 (4.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.80%) HTML
2 38 (19.29%) .NET
3 34 (17.26%) CSS
3 34 (17.26%) JSON
4 31 (15.74%) RESTful
5 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET
6 28 (14.21%) REST
7 25 (12.69%) CSS3
8 24 (12.18%) HTML5
9 22 (11.17%) Django
10 21 (10.66%) Web Services
11 18 (9.14%) Play Framework
12 17 (8.63%) AngularJS
12 17 (8.63%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (8.12%) XML
14 15 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.11%) Gherkin
16 10 (5.08%) Ajax
16 10 (5.08%) Spring
17 8 (4.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.15%) User Experience
2 10 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.05%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.03%) NHS
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.02%) CESG
7 2 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.69%) Linux
2 5 (2.54%) Solaris
3 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.02%) Android
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Windows
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (98.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.04%) TDD
3 54 (27.41%) User Stories
4 52 (26.40%) BDD
5 46 (23.35%) Kanban
6 29 (14.72%) Open Source
7 28 (14.21%) DevOps
8 25 (12.69%) MVC
9 23 (11.68%) Coaching
9 23 (11.68%) Mentoring
9 23 (11.68%) Project Management
10 22 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.64%) Agile Project Management
11 19 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (9.64%) Service Delivery
11 19 (9.64%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.63%) Prototyping
13 16 (8.12%) Test Automation
13 16 (8.12%) Waterfall
14 15 (7.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 61 (30.96%) Java
2 46 (23.35%) C#
3 37 (18.78%) Scala
4 26 (13.20%) Ruby
5 16 (8.12%) Python
6 14 (7.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.11%) SQL
7 12 (6.09%) Groovy
8 11 (5.58%) C++
9 8 (4.06%) C
10 6 (3.05%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.54%) Perl
11 5 (2.54%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.02%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.02%) PHP
12 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.58%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) CISSP
4 2 (1.02%) CLAS
4 2 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) QA
2 8 (4.06%) WCAG
3 6 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.54%) WAI
5 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Docker
2 4 (2.03%) LXC
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (9.14%) Puppet
2 10 (5.08%) Ansible
2 10 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.06%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (13.20%) Sitecore
2 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.57%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.54%) Oracle
4 5 (2.54%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.02%) Adobe
6 2 (1.02%) Google
6 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.51%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.51%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) VMware
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