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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 71 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 37 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.02% 5.50% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 7.22% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 4
Median daily rate £375 £414 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +32.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £340 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £504 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
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
1080 457 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.16% 76.17% 76.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 282 244
Median daily rate £325 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.13 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.12% -56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 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 27 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 -38 37 £375 -13.79% 8
Scrum
North East

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 90 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.22%) Java
3 23 (25.00%) HTML
3 23 (25.00%) TDD
4 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
5 20 (21.74%) C#
6 18 (19.57%) Spring
6 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
7 17 (18.48%) User Stories
7 17 (18.48%) Open Source
8 16 (17.39%) Selenium
8 16 (17.39%) CSS
9 15 (16.30%) Scala
9 15 (16.30%) Relational Database
10 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
11 13 (14.13%) .NET
11 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
12 12 (13.04%) BDD
12 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.04%) CRM
13 11 (11.96%) Python
13 11 (11.96%) Ruby
13 11 (11.96%) Kanban
13 11 (11.96%) RESTful
13 11 (11.96%) HTML5
13 11 (11.96%) Front End Development
13 11 (11.96%) User Experience
14 10 (10.87%) Coaching
14 10 (10.87%) WebDriver
14 10 (10.87%) Test Automation

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 7 (7.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) GitHub
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
1 2 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (17.39%) Selenium
3 14 (15.22%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.61%) JIRA
7 6 (6.52%) JUnit
7 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.35%) RSpec
9 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.17%) Subversion
10 2 (2.17%) Xcode
11 1 (1.09%) Burp Suite
11 1 (1.09%) JMeter
11 1 (1.09%) Maven
11 1 (1.09%) Mockito
11 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Developer
2 18 (19.57%) Scrum Master
3 14 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Agile Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Scala Developer
6 7 (7.61%) User Researcher
7 6 (6.52%) CRM Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Designer
8 5 (5.43%) Interaction Designer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) HTML
2 18 (19.57%) Spring
3 16 (17.39%) CSS
4 13 (14.13%) .NET
5 11 (11.96%) HTML5
5 11 (11.96%) RESTful
6 9 (9.78%) JSON
6 9 (9.78%) Web Services
7 8 (8.70%) CSS3
7 8 (8.70%) Play Framework
7 8 (8.70%) REST
8 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.61%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.52%) ADO.NET
9 6 (6.52%) Ajax
9 6 (6.52%) Django
9 6 (6.52%) XML
10 3 (3.26%) J2EE
10 3 (3.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) User Experience
2 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.43%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Social Media
6 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.17%) iPad
6 2 (2.17%) iPhone
6 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) TDD
3 17 (18.48%) Open Source
3 17 (18.48%) User Stories
4 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.04%) BDD
5 12 (13.04%) CRM
6 11 (11.96%) Front End Development
6 11 (11.96%) Kanban
7 10 (10.87%) Coaching
7 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.70%) Ethnography
8 8 (8.70%) Line Management
8 8 (8.70%) Service Design
8 8 (8.70%) Web Development
9 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) Java
2 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.74%) C#
4 15 (16.30%) Scala
5 11 (11.96%) Python
5 11 (11.96%) Ruby
6 7 (7.61%) COBOL
7 5 (5.43%) C++
8 4 (4.35%) C
8 4 (4.35%) PL/1
8 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.26%) Clojure
9 3 (3.26%) Groovy
10 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.09%) SQL
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) Degree
4 5 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) WCAG
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
1 1 (1.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) Micro Focus
3 2 (2.17%) Fujitsu
3 2 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Netsource
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago