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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 79 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +6
Contract jobs citing Scrum 41 49 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.09% 6.82% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 8.57% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 2
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £39.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +1.60%
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
1133 572 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.51% 79.55% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 377 197
Median daily rate £321 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.70% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 28 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.23 £16.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -41 41 £388 -9.35% 16
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 87 (97.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (46.07%) Java
3 24 (26.97%) TDD
4 19 (21.35%) C#
5 18 (20.22%) BDD
6 17 (19.10%) HTML
7 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
8 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
8 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (16.85%) RESTful
9 14 (15.73%) Cucumber
9 14 (15.73%) Spring
10 13 (14.61%) .NET
10 13 (14.61%) CSS
10 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
10 13 (14.61%) Selenium
11 12 (13.48%) Scala
11 12 (13.48%) Open Source
12 11 (12.36%) CSS3
12 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
12 11 (12.36%) Python
12 11 (12.36%) Web Services
13 10 (11.24%) Ruby
13 10 (11.24%) HTML5
13 10 (11.24%) JSON
13 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
14 9 (10.11%) User Stories
14 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (10.11%) WebDriver
14 9 (10.11%) Web Development

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 4 (4.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) Drupal
2 1 (1.12%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) GitHub
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
1 2 (2.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) PBX
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.12%) Big Data
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Jenkins
2 14 (15.73%) Cucumber
3 13 (14.61%) Selenium
4 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.11%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.62%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.49%) JIRA
7 4 (4.49%) JUnit
8 3 (3.37%) Subversion
9 2 (2.25%) Maven
9 2 (2.25%) RSpec
9 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.25%) Xcode
10 1 (1.12%) GCC
10 1 (1.12%) Gradle
10 1 (1.12%) Grunt
10 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.12%) Mockito
10 1 (1.12%) NMock
10 1 (1.12%) WiX
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Law
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.35%) Scrum Master
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Java Scala Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Scala Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.74%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Scala Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Tester
9 4 (4.49%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (4.49%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 15 (16.85%) RESTful
3 14 (15.73%) Spring
4 13 (14.61%) .NET
4 13 (14.61%) CSS
5 11 (12.36%) CSS3
5 11 (12.36%) Web Services
6 10 (11.24%) HTML5
6 10 (11.24%) JSON
7 8 (8.99%) XML
8 7 (7.87%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.87%) SOAP
9 6 (6.74%) Ajax
10 5 (5.62%) Play Framework
10 5 (5.62%) REST
11 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.37%) Django
11 3 (3.37%) J2EE
11 3 (3.37%) jQuery
11 3 (3.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
4 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.12%) CESG
5 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.25%) VME
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (97.75%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) TDD
3 18 (20.22%) BDD
4 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.48%) Open Source
6 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.11%) User Stories
7 9 (10.11%) Web Development
8 8 (8.99%) Coaching
9 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.87%) CRM
9 7 (7.87%) Front End Development
10 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.74%) Kanban
10 6 (6.74%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (6.74%) OO
10 6 (6.74%) Project Management
10 6 (6.74%) Software Delivery
11 5 (5.62%) Line Management
11 5 (5.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) Java
2 19 (21.35%) C#
3 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.48%) Scala
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 10 (11.24%) Ruby
7 7 (7.87%) COBOL
8 6 (6.74%) C++
9 5 (5.62%) C
9 5 (5.62%) Clojure
9 5 (5.62%) Groovy
10 4 (4.49%) PL/1
10 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.37%) SQL
12 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.25%) PHP
12 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.12%) Perl
13 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) CLAS
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) WCAG
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) LXC
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.25%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.25%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
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