Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 60 38
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 -12
Contract jobs citing Scrum 8 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.39% 2.46% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.73% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Belfast median daily rate £406 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +2.07% -
10th Percentile £384 £362 £356
90th Percentile £433 £423 £369
County Antrim median daily rate £406 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +9.80% +2.07% -
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 294 477 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 87.76% 90.17% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 366 154
Belfast median daily rate £400 £416 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +20.43% +6.15%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £163
90th Percentile £513 £531 £435
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £345
% change year-on-year -4.76% +21.74% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 19
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.55 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +120.00% +15.38% -14.75%

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) SSH
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) Velocity
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 1 (12.50%) CQRS
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft