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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 21 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Scrum 53 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.48% 1.97% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 2.63% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 1 1
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£445 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +19.84%
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
562 266 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 79.27% 74.72% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 185 74
Average daily rate £415 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £469 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +91.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 49 £445 -11.00% 7
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 69 (97.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) TDD
3 26 (36.62%) Java
4 24 (33.80%) User Experience
5 23 (32.39%) Kanban
6 20 (28.17%) JSON
7 18 (25.35%) RESTful
8 17 (23.94%) Scala
8 17 (23.94%) Open Source
8 17 (23.94%) Selenium
9 16 (22.54%) Ruby
10 15 (21.13%) HTML
10 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
11 14 (19.72%) Confluence
11 14 (19.72%) Python
11 14 (19.72%) JIRA
12 13 (18.31%) HTML5
12 13 (18.31%) NoSQL
13 11 (15.49%) Coaching
13 11 (15.49%) Puppet
13 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
13 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (15.49%) Django
13 11 (15.49%) Spring
13 11 (15.49%) Linux
14 10 (14.08%) User Stories
15 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
15 9 (12.68%) C#
15 9 (12.68%) Project Management
15 9 (12.68%) Finance

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (19.72%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Node.js
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) JBoss
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.49%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Selenium
2 15 (21.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (19.72%) JIRA
4 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.45%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.04%) RSpec
5 5 (7.04%) JUnit
6 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.41%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.41%) JBehave
6 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Architect
2 14 (19.72%) Technical Architect
2 14 (19.72%) ScrumMaster
3 13 (18.31%) Digital Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Digital Technical Architect
5 9 (12.68%) Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Programme Manager
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Technical Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Digital Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) JSON
2 18 (25.35%) RESTful
3 15 (21.13%) HTML
4 13 (18.31%) HTML5
5 11 (15.49%) Django
5 11 (15.49%) Spring
6 5 (7.04%) .NET
6 5 (7.04%) CSS
7 4 (5.63%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) REST
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.82%) Ajax
9 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.82%) WebSockets
9 2 (2.82%) XSLT
9 2 (2.82%) XML
9 2 (2.82%) Middleware
9 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) HPUX
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (97.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) TDD
3 23 (32.39%) Kanban
4 17 (23.94%) Open Source
5 11 (15.49%) Coaching
6 10 (14.08%) User Stories
7 9 (12.68%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.68%) Project Management
8 7 (9.86%) Web Development
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (7.04%) Web Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.63%) MVC
11 4 (5.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) Scala
3 16 (22.54%) Ruby
4 14 (19.72%) Python
5 9 (12.68%) C#
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) XPath
7 1 (1.41%) Groovy
7 1 (1.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) MCP
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) Puppet
1 11 (15.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe
2 1 (1.41%) HP
2 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) IBM
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