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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 74 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 42 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.03% 5.32% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 6.90% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 5
Median daily rate £375 £403 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £321 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £365
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 £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
1186 609 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.51% 77.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 362 278
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -46 37 £375 -9.63% 10
Scrum
England

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 108 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) Java
3 24 (21.82%) HTML
3 24 (21.82%) TDD
4 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (19.09%) C#
6 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 18 (16.36%) Project Management
7 18 (16.36%) Spring
7 18 (16.36%) Selenium
8 17 (15.45%) CSS
8 17 (15.45%) User Stories
8 17 (15.45%) Scala
8 17 (15.45%) Open Source
9 16 (14.55%) Cucumber
10 15 (13.64%) Relational Database
10 15 (13.64%) CRM
11 14 (12.73%) .NET
11 14 (12.73%) Mentoring
12 13 (11.82%) Front End Development
13 12 (10.91%) Coaching
13 12 (10.91%) WebDriver
13 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
13 12 (10.91%) Test Automation
13 12 (10.91%) RESTful
14 11 (10.00%) Kanban
14 11 (10.00%) BDD
14 11 (10.00%) HTML5
14 11 (10.00%) User Experience
14 11 (10.00%) 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 7 (6.36%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.91%) Drupal
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) GitHub
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) HTTP
1 2 (1.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.91%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.27%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 18 (16.36%) Selenium
3 16 (14.55%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.91%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.36%) JIRA
6 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.45%) JUnit
8 4 (3.64%) RSpec
9 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.82%) Subversion
10 2 (1.82%) Xcode
11 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
11 1 (0.91%) JMeter
11 1 (0.91%) Maven
11 1 (0.91%) Mockito
11 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (28.18%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) Scrum Master
3 14 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Agile Developer
5 11 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Scala Developer
6 7 (6.36%) User Researcher
7 6 (5.45%) CRM Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Java Scala Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Tester
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (4.55%) Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.55%) Designer
8 5 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) HTML
2 18 (16.36%) Spring
3 17 (15.45%) CSS
4 14 (12.73%) .NET
5 12 (10.91%) RESTful
6 11 (10.00%) HTML5
7 10 (9.09%) Web Services
8 9 (8.18%) JSON
9 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.27%) CSS3
9 8 (7.27%) Play Framework
9 8 (7.27%) REST
10 7 (6.36%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.36%) XML
11 6 (5.45%) ADO.NET
11 6 (5.45%) Ajax
11 6 (5.45%) Django
12 4 (3.64%) jQuery
13 3 (2.73%) SOAP
13 3 (2.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) User Experience
2 8 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.73%) Social Media
6 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.82%) iPhone
6 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.82%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (98.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) TDD
3 18 (16.36%) Project Management
4 17 (15.45%) Open Source
4 17 (15.45%) User Stories
5 15 (13.64%) CRM
6 14 (12.73%) Mentoring
7 13 (11.82%) Front End Development
8 12 (10.91%) Coaching
8 12 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.00%) BDD
9 11 (10.00%) Kanban
10 10 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.09%) Web Development
11 8 (7.27%) Ethnography
11 8 (7.27%) Line Management
11 8 (7.27%) Service Design
11 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.36%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) Java
2 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.09%) C#
4 17 (15.45%) Scala
5 11 (10.00%) Python
5 11 (10.00%) Ruby
6 7 (6.36%) COBOL
7 5 (4.55%) C++
8 4 (3.64%) C
8 4 (3.64%) PL/1
8 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.73%) Clojure
9 3 (2.73%) Groovy
10 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 2 (1.82%) SQL
10 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) WCAG
2 4 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.91%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Docker
1 1 (0.91%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) Micro Focus
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) Fujitsu
3 2 (1.82%) Google
3 2 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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Rate: Competitive
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