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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 34 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.87% 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 0.69% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 1
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£390 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +30.76%
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
507 145 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.71% 75.92% 64.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 69 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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 -7 36 £390 - 15
Sunderland - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - - 1
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Java
3 23 (48.94%) Scala
4 22 (46.81%) HTML
4 22 (46.81%) Python
4 22 (46.81%) Ruby
5 20 (42.55%) Mentoring
6 18 (38.30%) HTML5
6 18 (38.30%) JSON
7 17 (36.17%) Automated Testing
7 17 (36.17%) RESTful
8 16 (34.04%) Linux
9 15 (31.91%) CSS
10 14 (29.79%) C#
10 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
10 14 (29.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (27.66%) REST
11 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
11 13 (27.66%) Selenium
11 13 (27.66%) Web Development
12 12 (25.53%) Ajax
12 12 (25.53%) CSS3
12 12 (25.53%) Line Management
13 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
13 10 (21.28%) Subversion
13 10 (21.28%) UNIX
13 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
14 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
14 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.15%) Web Design

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (12.77%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
1 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) Subversion
2 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.02%) JUnit
4 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 6 (12.77%) RSpec
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (4.26%) Games
1 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Product Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Test Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Digital Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) HTML
2 18 (38.30%) JSON
2 18 (38.30%) HTML5
3 17 (36.17%) RESTful
4 15 (31.91%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) REST
6 12 (25.53%) CSS3
6 12 (25.53%) Ajax
7 7 (14.89%) Spring
8 6 (12.77%) Django
9 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.13%) SOAP
10 1 (2.13%) Web Services
10 1 (2.13%) J2EE
10 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.13%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Open Source
2 8 (17.02%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
2 10 (21.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Mentoring
3 17 (36.17%) Automated Testing
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (27.66%) Web Development
6 12 (25.53%) Line Management
7 9 (19.15%) Web Design
7 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
8 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
8 8 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
9 7 (14.89%) Web Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (10.64%) User Stories
11 5 (10.64%) TDD
12 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.26%) Kanban
12 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) Scala
3 22 (46.81%) Python
3 22 (46.81%) Ruby
4 14 (29.79%) C#
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) PMP
1 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
1 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle
Newcastle upon Tyne
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago