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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 23 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Scrum 58 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.98% 4.25% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 5.33% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 1
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£450 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-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
682 338 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.07% 79.72% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 232 74
Average daily rate £440 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 8
Average hourly rate £22.75 £18.53 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.77% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.90 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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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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 +3 52 £448 +19.33% 16
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 93 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) TDD
3 31 (32.63%) Java
4 26 (27.37%) User Experience
5 25 (26.32%) Kanban
6 21 (22.11%) Scala
7 20 (21.05%) JSON
8 19 (20.00%) Ruby
9 18 (18.95%) HTML
9 18 (18.95%) RESTful
9 18 (18.95%) Open Source
10 17 (17.89%) Confluence
10 17 (17.89%) JIRA
10 17 (17.89%) Selenium
11 16 (16.84%) Python
11 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
12 14 (14.74%) Coaching
12 14 (14.74%) Django
13 13 (13.68%) Linux
13 13 (13.68%) User Stories
13 13 (13.68%) HTML5
13 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
14 12 (12.63%) Project Management
14 12 (12.63%) Finance
14 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (11.58%) Spring
15 11 (11.58%) Puppet
15 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
15 11 (11.58%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (9.47%) Mentoring

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (17.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) Node.js
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) JBoss
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) CMS
2 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Big Data
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.89%) JIRA
1 17 (17.89%) Selenium
2 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.32%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.26%) RSpec
4 5 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.05%) JBehave
5 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Games
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) ScrumMaster
2 19 (20.00%) Architect
3 14 (14.74%) Technical Architect
4 13 (13.68%) Digital Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 10 (10.53%) Digital Technical Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Programme Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Senior Architect
8 6 (6.32%) Senior Technical Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Product Manager
10 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Digital Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) JSON
2 18 (18.95%) RESTful
2 18 (18.95%) HTML
3 14 (14.74%) Django
4 13 (13.68%) HTML5
5 11 (11.58%) Spring
6 7 (7.37%) CSS
7 5 (5.26%) .NET
8 4 (4.21%) jQuery
8 4 (4.21%) REST
9 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.11%) Ajax
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.11%) WebSockets
10 2 (2.11%) J2EE
10 2 (2.11%) XSLT
10 2 (2.11%) Web Services
10 2 (2.11%) XML
10 2 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.11%) DTV
4 1 (1.05%) Psychology
4 1 (1.05%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Android
2 2 (2.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.05%) HPUX
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (97.89%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.79%) TDD
3 25 (26.32%) Kanban
4 18 (18.95%) Open Source
5 14 (14.74%) Coaching
6 13 (13.68%) User Stories
7 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.63%) Project Management
8 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.37%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.37%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (7.37%) Web Development
10 6 (6.32%) Refactoring
10 6 (6.32%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.32%) BDD
10 6 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.32%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.26%) SDLC
11 5 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) Java
2 21 (22.11%) Scala
3 19 (20.00%) Ruby
4 16 (16.84%) Python
5 9 (9.47%) C#
6 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.05%) SQL
7 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) XPath
7 1 (1.05%) Groovy
7 1 (1.05%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Puppet
1 11 (11.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle
2 2 (2.11%) SAP
3 1 (1.05%) IBM
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe
3 1 (1.05%) HP
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.05%) SaltStack
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