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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 17 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 66 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.23% 4.07% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 5.56% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £490 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.88 £37.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+21.12% +1.00%
Scrum
North East

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
624 288 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.27% 73.28% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 188 147
Average daily rate £410 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +42.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.82 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.30 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £34.30 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 65 £425 -6.59% 13
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum.

1 112 (98.25%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) Java
3 28 (24.56%) TDD
4 23 (20.18%) User Experience
5 22 (19.30%) User Stories
6 21 (18.42%) Kanban
6 21 (18.42%) C#
7 20 (17.54%) Scala
8 19 (16.67%) Open Source
8 19 (16.67%) HTML
9 18 (15.79%) Ruby
9 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 18 (15.79%) Selenium
9 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
10 17 (14.91%) Test Scripting
10 17 (14.91%) Python
10 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
11 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
12 15 (13.16%) Web Services
12 15 (13.16%) Spring
13 14 (12.28%) CSS
13 14 (12.28%) .NET
13 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
14 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
14 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
14 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.40%) XML
14 13 (11.40%) JSON
15 12 (10.53%) JIRA
15 12 (10.53%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Scrum also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.77%) Confluence
2 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.14%) MySQL
6 5 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.51%) SQLite
8 3 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (15.79%) Selenium
2 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
3 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.53%) JIRA
5 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.14%) JUnit
7 6 (5.26%) RSpec
7 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.39%) Subversion
9 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.51%) eggPlant
9 4 (3.51%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.75%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Games
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.63%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.93%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Scrum Master
3 14 (12.28%) User Researcher
4 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.89%) CRM Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Agile Scrum Master
6 8 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Product Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Interaction Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.51%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) HTML
2 15 (13.16%) Spring
2 15 (13.16%) Web Services
3 14 (12.28%) .NET
3 14 (12.28%) CSS
4 13 (11.40%) JSON
4 13 (11.40%) XML
5 12 (10.53%) Django
5 12 (10.53%) REST
6 9 (7.89%) ADO.NET
6 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 9 (7.89%) RESTful
7 8 (7.02%) HTML5
8 7 (6.14%) Play Framework
9 6 (5.26%) SOAP
10 4 (3.51%) Ajax
10 4 (3.51%) CSS3
10 4 (3.51%) JAX-RS
10 4 (3.51%) XSLT
11 3 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) User Experience
2 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Social Media
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Psychology
4 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Unix
3 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.88%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (98.25%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) TDD
3 22 (19.30%) User Stories
4 21 (18.42%) Kanban
5 19 (16.67%) Open Source
6 18 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 17 (14.91%) Test Scripting
8 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.65%) BDD
10 11 (9.65%) Project Management
11 10 (8.77%) Automation Testing
11 10 (8.77%) CRM
11 10 (8.77%) DSDM
11 10 (8.77%) Front End Development
12 9 (7.89%) Coaching
12 9 (7.89%) DevOps
13 7 (6.14%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.14%) SDLC
13 7 (6.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) Java
2 21 (18.42%) C#
3 20 (17.54%) Scala
4 18 (15.79%) Ruby
5 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.91%) Python
6 6 (5.26%) COBOL
7 4 (3.51%) C
7 4 (3.51%) C++
7 4 (3.51%) Jython
7 4 (3.51%) PL/1
7 4 (3.51%) SQL
7 4 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.02%) Degree
3 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.51%) OCPJP
5 4 (3.51%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
1 4 (3.51%) WCAG
2 2 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
1 1 (0.88%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.39%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.26%) HP
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle
2 4 (3.51%) SAP
3 2 (1.75%) IBM
3 2 (1.75%) Micro Focus
4 1 (0.88%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.88%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
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