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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 52 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Scrum 43 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.42% 3.03% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 4.02% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 4
Median daily rate £378 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £354 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
857 448 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.17% 75.42% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 286 301
Median daily rate £323 £366 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -11 43 £378 -2.89% 8
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 101 (98.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.98%) Java
3 23 (22.33%) TDD
4 22 (21.36%) User Stories
5 21 (20.39%) HTML
6 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
6 20 (19.42%) C#
7 19 (18.45%) Selenium
7 19 (18.45%) Kanban
8 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
8 18 (17.48%) Open Source
8 18 (17.48%) Cucumber
9 17 (16.50%) User Experience
10 16 (15.53%) Relational Database
11 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
11 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
11 15 (14.56%) Spring
11 15 (14.56%) .NET
11 15 (14.56%) CSS
12 14 (13.59%) Test Scripting
12 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
13 13 (12.62%) Scala
13 13 (12.62%) BDD
13 13 (12.62%) CRM
14 12 (11.65%) Project Management
14 12 (11.65%) Dynamics CRM
15 11 (10.68%) Ruby
15 11 (10.68%) Python
15 11 (10.68%) Web Services
15 11 (10.68%) Coaching

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 (5.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.97%) CMS
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) Network Security
1 1 (0.97%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.68%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.68%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.94%) MySQL
7 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Selenium
2 18 (17.48%) Cucumber
3 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.80%) JIRA
5 7 (6.80%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.85%) JUnit
7 4 (3.88%) eggPlant
7 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
7 4 (3.88%) RSpec
8 2 (1.94%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.94%) Xcode
9 1 (0.97%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.97%) JMeter
9 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.97%) Subversion
9 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Developer
2 18 (17.48%) Scrum Master
3 13 (12.62%) Agile Developer
3 13 (12.62%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (10.68%) User Researcher
5 8 (7.77%) CRM Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Interaction Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (3.88%) Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.88%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) UX Designer
10 3 (2.91%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) HTML
2 15 (14.56%) .NET
2 15 (14.56%) CSS
2 15 (14.56%) Spring
3 11 (10.68%) Web Services
4 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.74%) HTML5
4 9 (8.74%) JSON
4 9 (8.74%) RESTful
5 8 (7.77%) ADO.NET
5 8 (7.77%) REST
5 8 (7.77%) XML
6 7 (6.80%) Play Framework
7 6 (5.83%) CSS3
7 6 (5.83%) Django
8 5 (4.85%) Ajax
9 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.91%) J2EE
11 2 (1.94%) Cocoa
11 2 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) User Experience
2 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Social Media
5 2 (1.94%) iPad
5 2 (1.94%) iPhone
5 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.94%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (98.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) TDD
3 22 (21.36%) User Stories
4 19 (18.45%) Kanban
5 18 (17.48%) Mentoring
5 18 (17.48%) Open Source
6 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.59%) Test Scripting
8 13 (12.62%) BDD
8 13 (12.62%) CRM
9 12 (11.65%) Project Management
10 11 (10.68%) Coaching
11 10 (9.71%) Front End Development
11 10 (9.71%) Service Design
12 8 (7.77%) Automation Testing
12 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.77%) Web Development
13 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.80%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) Java
2 20 (19.42%) C#
2 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (12.62%) Scala
4 11 (10.68%) Python
4 11 (10.68%) Ruby
5 7 (6.80%) COBOL
6 4 (3.88%) C
6 4 (3.88%) C++
6 4 (3.88%) PL/1
6 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.97%) Clojure
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) WCAG
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.97%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
1 1 (0.97%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.88%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) HP
3 3 (2.91%) Micro Focus
4 2 (1.94%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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