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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 27 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 40 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.41% 0.47% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 0.61% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 1
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£450 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.42%
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
500 164 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.13% 77.00% 66.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 88 104
Average daily rate £388 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.40 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 40 £450 - 10
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) Java
2 34 (58.62%) Scala
3 32 (55.17%) Mentoring
3 32 (55.17%) Python
3 32 (55.17%) Ruby
4 27 (46.55%) HTML
5 23 (39.66%) JSON
6 22 (37.93%) HTML5
7 21 (36.21%) RESTful
8 20 (34.48%) Open Source
9 19 (32.76%) Linux
10 18 (31.03%) CSS
10 18 (31.03%) Django
10 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
11 17 (29.31%) Automated Testing
11 17 (29.31%) Web Development
12 16 (27.59%) REST
12 16 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (25.86%) CSS3
13 15 (25.86%) Ajax
13 15 (25.86%) C#
14 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
15 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
15 13 (22.41%) Subversion
16 12 (20.69%) Web Design
16 12 (20.69%) Line Management
17 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (18.97%) Spring
17 11 (18.97%) Selenium

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (17.24%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.41%) Subversion
2 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 11 (18.97%) Selenium
4 8 (13.79%) JUnit
5 4 (6.90%) RSpec
5 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) ScrumMaster
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Product Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Test Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Digital Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) HTML
2 23 (39.66%) JSON
3 22 (37.93%) HTML5
4 21 (36.21%) RESTful
5 18 (31.03%) Django
5 18 (31.03%) CSS
6 16 (27.59%) REST
7 15 (25.86%) CSS3
7 15 (25.86%) Ajax
8 11 (18.97%) Spring
9 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (5.17%) Guice
9 3 (5.17%) Play Framework
10 2 (3.45%) Spring MVC
10 2 (3.45%) J2EE
11 1 (1.72%) JSP
11 1 (1.72%) Servlets
11 1 (1.72%) SOAP
11 1 (1.72%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Open Source
2 8 (13.79%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Mac OS X
2 10 (17.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) Mentoring
3 17 (29.31%) Automated Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Web Development
4 16 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (20.69%) Line Management
5 12 (20.69%) Web Design
6 11 (18.97%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (17.24%) DevOps
7 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) MVC
9 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) Kanban
9 4 (6.90%) Web Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Coaching
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) User Stories
9 4 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) Java
1 34 (58.62%) Scala
2 32 (55.17%) Python
2 32 (55.17%) Ruby
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Puppet
1 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Google
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
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