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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 50 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 52 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.96% 6.40% 4.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 7.74% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 12
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £376 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
867 659 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.73% 82.69% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 441 238
Median daily rate £325 £430 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £18.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% +16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £12.34 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.65 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 52 £375 -16.20% 7
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 87 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) Java
3 29 (32.95%) TDD
4 25 (28.41%) BDD
5 22 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (21.59%) C#
8 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
9 15 (17.05%) Selenium
9 15 (17.05%) RESTful
9 15 (17.05%) HTML
9 15 (17.05%) Linux
10 14 (15.91%) Python
10 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
10 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
12 12 (13.64%) Web Services
12 12 (13.64%) Spring
13 11 (12.50%) CSS
13 11 (12.50%) Kanban
13 11 (12.50%) WebDriver
13 11 (12.50%) Open Source
14 10 (11.36%) Scala
14 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
14 10 (11.36%) JSON
14 10 (11.36%) CSS3
14 10 (11.36%) .NET
14 10 (11.36%) Retail
14 10 (11.36%) Finance
15 9 (10.23%) Manufacturing

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 4 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Drupal
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.27%) InDesign
1 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) GitHub
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
1 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 15 (17.05%) Selenium
4 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.82%) Travis CI
7 5 (5.68%) Mercurial
7 5 (5.68%) Subversion
8 4 (4.55%) GCC
8 4 (4.55%) GDB
8 4 (4.55%) JIRA
9 3 (3.41%) JUnit
9 3 (3.41%) Protractor
10 2 (2.27%) Hudson
10 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.27%) Maven
10 2 (2.27%) Xcode
11 1 (1.14%) Gradle
11 1 (1.14%) Grunt
11 1 (1.14%) WiX
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
1 10 (11.36%) Retail
2 9 (10.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.68%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Developer
2 24 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Agile Java Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Java Scala Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Scala Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Scrum Master
6 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Agile C# Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Tester
8 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.82%) WebOps Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) HTML
1 15 (17.05%) RESTful
2 12 (13.64%) Spring
2 12 (13.64%) Web Services
3 11 (12.50%) CSS
4 10 (11.36%) .NET
4 10 (11.36%) CSS3
4 10 (11.36%) JSON
5 9 (10.23%) HTML5
5 9 (10.23%) XML
6 7 (7.95%) SOAP
7 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.68%) Ajax
8 5 (5.68%) REST
9 4 (4.55%) Play Framework
10 3 (3.41%) Django
10 3 (3.41%) Spring MVC
11 2 (2.27%) Guice
11 2 (2.27%) jQuery
11 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.27%) iPad
3 2 (2.27%) iPhone
3 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.14%) CESG
4 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Unix
4 1 (1.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) TDD
3 25 (28.41%) BDD
4 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.50%) Kanban
5 11 (12.50%) Open Source
6 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.95%) DevOps
8 6 (6.82%) Coaching
8 6 (6.82%) Front End Development
8 6 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (6.82%) OO
8 6 (6.82%) Software Delivery
8 6 (6.82%) User Stories
8 6 (6.82%) Web Operations
9 5 (5.68%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.68%) SOA
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) Java
2 19 (21.59%) C#
3 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.91%) Python
4 10 (11.36%) Scala
5 9 (10.23%) Ruby
6 6 (6.82%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) Perl
6 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.82%) SQL
7 5 (5.68%) C
7 5 (5.68%) Clojure
7 5 (5.68%) Groovy
8 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.27%) PHP
8 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) CLAS
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) WCAG
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) LXC
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.95%) Puppet
2 6 (6.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) SaltStack
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Adobe
4 2 (2.27%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) Informatica
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
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