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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 11 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 96 63 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.01% 9.20% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.39% 10.52% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 9
Median daily rate £406 £424 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
667 599 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.38% 87.45% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 399 184
Median daily rate £390 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.14 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +7 96 £400 -5.60% 8
Tyneside - 5 £508 -
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 195 (98.98%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.50%) TDD
3 63 (31.98%) User Stories
4 58 (29.44%) Java
5 51 (25.89%) Kanban
6 49 (24.87%) BDD
7 48 (24.37%) Scala
7 48 (24.37%) HTML
8 46 (23.35%) C#
9 43 (21.83%) CSS
10 40 (20.30%) RESTful
11 37 (18.78%) JSON
12 36 (18.27%) Open Source
12 36 (18.27%) MongoDB
12 36 (18.27%) .NET
13 35 (17.77%) JIRA
14 34 (17.26%) Confluence
14 34 (17.26%) Project Management
15 33 (16.75%) CSS3
15 33 (16.75%) REST
15 33 (16.75%) Selenium
16 32 (16.24%) Microsoft
16 32 (16.24%) ASP.NET
16 32 (16.24%) MVC
16 32 (16.24%) Mentoring
17 31 (15.74%) Coaching
17 31 (15.74%) Jenkins
17 31 (15.74%) HTML5
18 30 (15.23%) Continuous Improvement
19 29 (14.72%) Finance

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 34 (17.26%) Confluence
2 5 (2.54%) SAS
3 4 (2.03%) CMS
4 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.52%) GeoServer
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.02%) Drupal
5 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.51%) InDesign
2 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.08%) GitHub
2 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.02%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) Intranet
2 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.27%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.21%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (11.68%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (10.15%) MySQL
5 13 (6.60%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.52%) GIS
7 3 (1.52%) Neo4j
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (17.77%) JIRA
2 33 (16.75%) Selenium
3 31 (15.74%) Jenkins
4 24 (12.18%) Git (software)
5 14 (7.11%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.60%) SoapUI
6 13 (6.60%) Subversion
7 11 (5.58%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.57%) JUnit
9 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.03%) Burp Suite
10 4 (2.03%) JMeter
11 2 (1.02%) Ant
11 2 (1.02%) GCC
11 2 (1.02%) GDB
11 2 (1.02%) RSpec
11 2 (1.02%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.51%) Hudson
12 1 (0.51%) WiX
General
1 29 (14.72%) Finance
2 5 (2.54%) Legal
3 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.03%) Retail
4 3 (1.52%) Advertising
4 3 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 78 (39.59%) Developer
2 32 (16.24%) Scrum Master
3 26 (13.20%) Sitecore Developer
4 24 (12.18%) Architect
5 22 (11.17%) .NET Developer
6 20 (10.15%) Tester
7 17 (8.63%) Digital Architect
8 16 (8.12%) Technical Architect
9 15 (7.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (7.11%) Automation Tester
10 14 (7.11%) Digital Technical Architect
10 14 (7.11%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.09%) Analyst
12 11 (5.58%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.57%) Agile Scrum Master
14 8 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (3.55%) Agile Business Analyst
15 7 (3.55%) Agile Developer
15 7 (3.55%) Lead Developer
15 7 (3.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.37%) HTML
2 43 (21.83%) CSS
3 40 (20.30%) RESTful
4 37 (18.78%) JSON
5 36 (18.27%) .NET
6 33 (16.75%) CSS3
6 33 (16.75%) REST
7 32 (16.24%) ASP.NET
8 31 (15.74%) HTML5
9 27 (13.71%) Django
10 24 (12.18%) Web Services
11 23 (11.68%) Play Framework
12 21 (10.66%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (9.64%) Gherkin
14 18 (9.14%) AngularJS
15 17 (8.63%) Ajax
16 16 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (7.61%) Spring
18 14 (7.11%) XML
19 9 (4.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) User Experience
2 6 (3.05%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.03%) NHS
5 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.02%) CESG
6 2 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Linux
2 5 (2.54%) Windows
3 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.02%) Android
4 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.02%) Solaris
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (98.98%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.50%) TDD
3 63 (31.98%) User Stories
4 51 (25.89%) Kanban
5 49 (24.87%) BDD
6 36 (18.27%) Open Source
7 34 (17.26%) Project Management
8 32 (16.24%) Mentoring
8 32 (16.24%) MVC
9 31 (15.74%) Coaching
10 30 (15.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (13.71%) Agile Project Management
12 26 (13.20%) DevOps
12 26 (13.20%) Service Delivery
12 26 (13.20%) Software Engineering
13 23 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (11.17%) Automated Testing
15 21 (10.66%) Test Automation
16 20 (10.15%) API Testing
16 20 (10.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (29.44%) Java
2 48 (24.37%) Scala
3 46 (23.35%) C#
4 28 (14.21%) Ruby
5 19 (9.64%) Groovy
6 18 (9.14%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.11%) Python
8 13 (6.60%) SQL
9 7 (3.55%) C++
9 7 (3.55%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.03%) C
10 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.02%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
12 2 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.02%) CISSP
4 2 (1.02%) CLAS
4 2 (1.02%) ISEB
5 1 (0.51%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.21%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) WCAG
3 5 (2.54%) WAI
4 4 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.51%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Docker
1 5 (2.54%) LXC
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (8.12%) Puppet
2 8 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.55%) Ansible
3 7 (3.55%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.20%) Sitecore
3 15 (7.61%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.05%) Google
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle
6 3 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.02%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
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