Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 19 May 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 42 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.80% 4.13% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 4.99% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 11
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.69% +7.75% -
10th Percentile £306 £312 £363
90th Percentile £429 £447 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £338 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -21.69% +7.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 268 341 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 80.24% 82.77% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 248 321
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £263
90th Percentile £513 £550 £500
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.80% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £17.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.72% +61.36% -59.63%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.58 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £35.75 £18.73
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.15 £19.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -12.05% +62.50% -14.29%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in County Antrim

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in County Antrim

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in County Antrim

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +4 6 £338 -21.69%
Scrum
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Velocity
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Java 8
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet