The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 16 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Scrum 87 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.97% 7.58% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 8.86% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 18
Median daily rate £450 £440 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.21% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £583 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.88
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +21.12%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
707 587 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.16% 85.57% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 378 213
Median daily rate £375 £410 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 9
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 £19.50 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 85 £413 -6.30% 8
Tyneside - 7 £508 -
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 180 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.26%) TDD
3 57 (31.32%) Java
4 49 (26.92%) User Stories
5 48 (26.37%) BDD
6 46 (25.27%) Kanban
7 43 (23.63%) C#
8 38 (20.88%) HTML
9 37 (20.33%) Scala
10 35 (19.23%) MongoDB
11 34 (18.68%) JSON
12 33 (18.13%) .NET
12 33 (18.13%) CSS
13 31 (17.03%) RESTful
13 31 (17.03%) Jenkins
14 30 (16.48%) Finance
15 29 (15.93%) Open Source
15 29 (15.93%) Selenium
16 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET
17 27 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (14.84%) REST
17 27 (14.84%) DevOps
18 25 (13.74%) CSS3
18 25 (13.74%) Ruby
18 25 (13.74%) MVC
18 25 (13.74%) Microsoft
19 24 (13.19%) JIRA
19 24 (13.19%) HTML5
19 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
19 24 (13.19%) Coaching

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 23 (12.64%) Confluence
2 5 (2.75%) SAS
3 4 (2.20%) CMS
4 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.10%) Drupal
5 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.10%) InDesign
2 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) GitHub
2 4 (2.20%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Force.com
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.30%) HTTP
2 5 (2.75%) Internet
2 5 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 27 (14.84%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (12.09%) NoSQL
4 19 (10.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (10.44%) MySQL
5 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.65%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (17.03%) Jenkins
2 29 (15.93%) Selenium
3 24 (13.19%) JIRA
4 21 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 17 (9.34%) Cucumber
6 13 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.49%) Subversion
8 8 (4.40%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.85%) JUnit
10 5 (2.75%) Travis CI
11 4 (2.20%) Burp Suite
11 4 (2.20%) GCC
11 4 (2.20%) GDB
11 4 (2.20%) JMeter
11 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.65%) Hudson
12 3 (1.65%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.65%) Protractor
12 3 (1.65%) RSpec
13 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (16.48%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.40%) Retail
3 4 (2.20%) Games
3 4 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (38.46%) Developer
2 25 (13.74%) Scrum Master
3 23 (12.64%) Architect
4 22 (12.09%) .NET Developer
4 22 (12.09%) Sitecore Developer
5 18 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Digital Architect
7 16 (8.79%) Technical Architect
8 15 (8.24%) Tester
9 14 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
10 12 (6.59%) Analyst
11 11 (6.04%) Business Analyst
12 10 (5.49%) Agile Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Agile Java Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Automation Tester
13 8 (4.40%) Agile Scrum Master
13 8 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
14 7 (3.85%) C# Developer
14 7 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.88%) HTML
2 34 (18.68%) JSON
3 33 (18.13%) .NET
3 33 (18.13%) CSS
4 31 (17.03%) RESTful
5 28 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 27 (14.84%) REST
7 25 (13.74%) CSS3
8 24 (13.19%) HTML5
9 22 (12.09%) Django
10 21 (11.54%) Web Services
11 18 (9.89%) Play Framework
12 17 (9.34%) AngularJS
12 17 (9.34%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (8.79%) XML
14 15 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (7.14%) Gherkin
16 10 (5.49%) Ajax
16 10 (5.49%) Spring
17 7 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) User Experience
2 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.30%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.20%) NHS
5 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) CESG
6 2 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) Linux
2 4 (2.20%) Solaris
3 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.10%) Windows
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (98.90%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.26%) TDD
3 49 (26.92%) User Stories
4 48 (26.37%) BDD
5 46 (25.27%) Kanban
6 29 (15.93%) Open Source
7 27 (14.84%) DevOps
8 25 (13.74%) MVC
9 24 (13.19%) Coaching
9 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
10 23 (12.64%) Project Management
11 20 (10.99%) Agile Project Management
12 19 (10.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (10.44%) Service Delivery
13 17 (9.34%) Prototyping
13 17 (9.34%) Software Engineering
14 16 (8.79%) Test Automation
14 16 (8.79%) Waterfall
15 15 (8.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.32%) Java
2 43 (23.63%) C#
3 37 (20.33%) Scala
4 25 (13.74%) Ruby
5 15 (8.24%) Python
6 12 (6.59%) Groovy
6 12 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.59%) SQL
7 10 (5.49%) C++
8 7 (3.85%) C
9 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.75%) Perl
10 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.10%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) CISSP
4 2 (1.10%) CLAS
4 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) Degree
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.64%) QA
2 8 (4.40%) WCAG
3 6 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.75%) WAI
5 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.55%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Docker
1 4 (2.20%) LXC
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) Puppet
2 10 (5.49%) Ansible
2 10 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.85%) Terraform
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.09%) Sitecore
3 9 (4.95%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) SaltStack
5 3 (1.65%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.10%) Adobe
6 2 (1.10%) Google
6 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.10%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
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