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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 39 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 74 60 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.35% 7.00% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 8.31% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 19
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £336 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £410
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 £43.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -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
999 722 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.68% 84.25% 83.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 508 284
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.83% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -12 73 £388 -13.88% 12
Gateshead - 1 - - 1
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 114 (99.13%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.00%) Java
3 37 (32.17%) TDD
4 30 (26.09%) BDD
5 26 (22.61%) Jenkins
6 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (20.87%) C#
7 20 (17.39%) HTML
7 20 (17.39%) Selenium
8 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
8 19 (16.52%) Cucumber
8 19 (16.52%) User Stories
9 18 (15.65%) Kanban
9 18 (15.65%) CSS
10 17 (14.78%) Linux
10 17 (14.78%) RESTful
10 17 (14.78%) CSS3
11 16 (13.91%) Scala
11 16 (13.91%) JSON
12 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (13.04%) HTML5
12 15 (13.04%) Web Services
13 14 (12.17%) XML
13 14 (12.17%) Python
13 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.17%) .NET
13 14 (12.17%) Spring
13 14 (12.17%) QA
14 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
14 13 (11.30%) Ruby

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 6 (5.22%) Confluence
2 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.74%) SAS
2 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Drupal
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.74%) InDesign
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) GitHub
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Internet
1 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.87%) PBX
3 1 (0.87%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.87%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (5.22%) MySQL
2 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (22.61%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.39%) Selenium
3 19 (16.52%) Cucumber
3 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 8 (6.96%) Subversion
6 7 (6.09%) JIRA
7 6 (5.22%) Travis CI
8 5 (4.35%) GCC
8 5 (4.35%) GDB
9 4 (3.48%) Burp Suite
9 4 (3.48%) JMeter
9 4 (3.48%) Mercurial
9 4 (3.48%) Protractor
10 3 (2.61%) Hudson
10 3 (2.61%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.61%) JUnit
11 2 (1.74%) Maven
11 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.30%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 11 (9.57%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.13%) Developer
2 22 (19.13%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Java Scala Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Scala Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Agile Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Agile Java Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Scrum Master
5 11 (9.57%) Tester
6 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.83%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Agile .NET Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Lead Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Architect
10 6 (5.22%) Digital Architect
10 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.22%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) HTML
2 18 (15.65%) CSS
3 17 (14.78%) CSS3
3 17 (14.78%) RESTful
4 16 (13.91%) JSON
5 15 (13.04%) HTML5
5 15 (13.04%) Web Services
6 14 (12.17%) .NET
6 14 (12.17%) Spring
6 14 (12.17%) XML
7 10 (8.70%) REST
8 9 (7.83%) Play Framework
9 8 (6.96%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.96%) Django
10 7 (6.09%) Ajax
10 7 (6.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (6.09%) SOAP
11 5 (4.35%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.35%) jQuery
11 5 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.61%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) CESG
4 2 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.74%) iPad
4 2 (1.74%) iPhone
4 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.87%) Windows
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (99.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.17%) TDD
3 30 (26.09%) BDD
4 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.52%) User Stories
6 18 (15.65%) Kanban
7 13 (11.30%) Open Source
8 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.96%) DevOps
10 8 (6.96%) Project Management
10 8 (6.96%) Prototyping
11 7 (6.09%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.09%) Coaching
11 7 (6.09%) OWASP
11 7 (6.09%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.22%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.22%) OO
12 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) Java
2 24 (20.87%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) Scala
4 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) Python
5 13 (11.30%) Ruby
6 10 (8.70%) C++
7 9 (7.83%) SQL
8 8 (6.96%) C
9 6 (5.22%) Groovy
9 6 (5.22%) Perl
9 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.48%) Clojure
11 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.74%) PHP
13 1 (0.87%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) CISSP
4 2 (1.74%) CLAS
4 2 (1.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (5.22%) WCAG
3 5 (4.35%) WAI
4 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.74%) Docker
3 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) LXC
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.09%) Puppet
2 6 (5.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) SaltStack
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) Adobe
4 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.74%) Google
4 2 (1.74%) Informatica
4 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.74%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.87%) HP
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) Rally
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.87%) VMware
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