Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 74 31
Rank change year-on-year +31 -43 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.78% 2.08% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.33% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 6
County Antrim median daily rate £365 £383 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +3.73% -28.92%
10th Percentile £311 £354 £325
90th Percentile £424 £430 £434
Northern Ireland median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.67% - -27.71%
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 281 557 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 83.14% 88.98% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 451 109
County Antrim median daily rate £422 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £275 £306 £163
90th Percentile £516 £500 £428
Northern Ireland median daily rate £422 £413 £330
% change year-on-year +2.30% +25.00% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 19
County Antrim median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +7.69% -44.97%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £27.10 £18.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £13.63
% change year-on-year +96.43% +2.75% -42.33%

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
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 October 2018. 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 +25 6 £365 -4.58% 12
Scrum
Northern Ireland

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

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Podcast
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft