Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 20 September 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 16 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 +57 -46
Contract jobs citing Scrum 93 85 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.85% 10.11% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 11.60% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 39 85
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £300
90th Percentile £604 £563 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 760 733 2,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.68% 87.16% 89.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 518 1,507
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -18.52%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.94% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.13 £14.33 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.80 £47.80 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +7.14% +86.67%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Newcastle upon Tyne

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Newcastle upon Tyne

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 83 (89.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) TDD
2 39 (41.94%) BDD
3 31 (33.33%) SQL
4 25 (26.88%) Java
5 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 22 (23.66%) .NET
6 22 (23.66%) Kanban
7 21 (22.58%) C#
8 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
8 19 (20.43%) Linux
9 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (19.35%) DevOps
9 18 (19.35%) Microservices
10 17 (18.28%) MVC
10 17 (18.28%) Finance
11 16 (17.20%) Degree
11 16 (17.20%) SpecFlow
11 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
11 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
12 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
13 14 (15.05%) User Stories
13 14 (15.05%) Selenium
13 14 (15.05%) Web Services
13 14 (15.05%) Windows

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (5.38%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 2 (2.15%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.08%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.08%) GitHub
5 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.08%) Office 365
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) Skype
1 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.15%) MySQL
7 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.08%) KDB
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
1 16 (17.20%) SpecFlow
2 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.05%) JUnit
3 14 (15.05%) Selenium
4 13 (13.98%) JIRA
5 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.53%) JMeter
7 6 (6.45%) SonarQube
8 5 (5.38%) gulp
8 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.38%) Maven
9 4 (4.30%) GitLab
9 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (3.23%) Artifactory
10 3 (3.23%) FindBugs
10 3 (3.23%) Gradle
11 2 (2.15%) Axure RP
11 2 (2.15%) Mockito
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) C# Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.75%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Angular Developer
8 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Designer
9 5 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Project Leader
11 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (15.05%) Web Services
5 10 (10.75%) CSS
5 10 (10.75%) Node.js
6 8 (8.60%) HTML
7 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.53%) RESTful
7 7 (7.53%) XML
8 5 (5.38%) LESS
8 5 (5.38%) Spring
9 4 (4.30%) Apache Camel
10 3 (3.23%) hapi
10 3 (3.23%) J2EE
10 3 (3.23%) JSON
10 3 (3.23%) REST
10 3 (3.23%) Velocity
11 2 (2.15%) Angular 2
11 2 (2.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) User Experience
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Blog
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) DC/OS
3 2 (2.15%) Mesosphere
3 2 (2.15%) VMS
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (89.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) BDD
2 39 (41.94%) TDD
3 22 (23.66%) Kanban
4 18 (19.35%) DevOps
4 18 (19.35%) Microservices
5 17 (18.28%) MVC
6 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 14 (15.05%) User Stories
8 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (11.83%) Project Management
10 9 (9.68%) Front End Development
11 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.60%) Programme Management
11 8 (8.60%) Service Delivery
12 7 (7.53%) SFIA
12 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 25 (26.88%) Java
3 21 (22.58%) C#
4 19 (20.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.23%) Java 8
6 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.15%) Python
7 2 (2.15%) Ruby
7 2 (2.15%) Scala
8 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.08%) COBOL
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.23%) APMG
3 3 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) COBIT
1 1 (1.08%) PMO
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.30%) Matomo
1 4 (4.30%) Terraform
2 2 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.08%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) SAP
4 2 (2.15%) Capita
4 2 (2.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.08%) Pega
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.08%) Sybase