Period
to 26 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 6 months to 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 9 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.73% 4.55% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 5.38% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
Belfast median daily rate £338 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.69% +7.75% -
10th Percentile £306 £377 £363
90th Percentile £429 £447 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -21.69% +7.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Scrum is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 285 353 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 86.36% 84.45% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 256 284
Belfast median daily rate £375 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.67% +11.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £291 £288 £255
90th Percentile £496 £550 £534
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -15.67% +11.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 9
Belfast median hourly rate £15.63 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +17.31% -52.29%
10th Percentile £10.56 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.53 £19.25 £15.79
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.63 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.34% +23.08% -52.29%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Belfast

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Belfast

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Belfast over the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Velocity
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SSH
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) LAMP
2 3 (33.33%) Velocity
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Java 8
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft