The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 21 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.96% 9.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 14.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £519 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% -
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 £46.25 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+16.71% +1.60%
Scrum
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 50 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.43% 66.67% 87.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 47
Median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £112 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Northern Ireland region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 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
County Antrim -9 6 £369 -28.91% 1
County Londonderry - 1 £450 -
Scrum
UK

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) MAPM
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Android

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) MAPM
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PMP
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
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