Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 12 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 97 100 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.44% 11.52% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.85% 13.18% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 105
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £361 £338 £300
90th Percentile £583 £578 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -4.71%
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 755 759 2,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.03% 87.44% 88.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 546 1,499
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £287 £259 £225
90th Percentile £588 £553 £519
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -13.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 89
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.75 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.28% +14.29% +46.02%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.05 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +7.14% +55.56%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 91 (93.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Kanban
3 32 (32.99%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (32.99%) Jenkins
4 31 (31.96%) Java
4 31 (31.96%) DevOps
5 30 (30.93%) BDD
6 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
6 28 (28.87%) JIRA
7 27 (27.84%) Test Automation
8 23 (23.71%) JUnit
8 23 (23.71%) Maven
9 22 (22.68%) TDD
10 20 (20.62%) Linux
10 20 (20.62%) Selenium
11 19 (19.59%) Confluence
11 19 (19.59%) CSS
11 19 (19.59%) SQL
11 19 (19.59%) User Experience
11 19 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (18.56%) Docker
13 17 (17.53%) Microservices
14 16 (16.49%) Web Services
14 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (16.49%) Cucumber
15 14 (14.43%) JMeter
16 13 (13.40%) SDLC
16 13 (13.40%) Python
16 13 (13.40%) User Stories
17 12 (12.37%) HTML

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 19 (19.59%) Confluence
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.03%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.15%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Office 365
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Firewall
1 7 (7.22%) VLAN
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Skype
2 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (3.09%) MySQL
6 3 (3.09%) ZAP BI
7 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.03%) KDB
8 1 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (32.99%) Jenkins
2 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.87%) JIRA
3 23 (23.71%) JUnit
3 23 (23.71%) Maven
4 20 (20.62%) Selenium
5 16 (16.49%) Cucumber
6 14 (14.43%) JMeter
7 10 (10.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (8.25%) GitLab
9 6 (6.19%) Jasmine
9 6 (6.19%) SonarQube
10 5 (5.15%) gulp
11 4 (4.12%) Gradle
11 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
12 3 (3.09%) Mockito
12 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Electronics
2 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.12%) Marketing
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Analyst
2 14 (14.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (10.31%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Automation Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Designer
7 5 (5.15%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.12%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (4.12%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (3.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) CSS
2 16 (16.49%) Web Services
3 12 (12.37%) HTML
4 11 (11.34%) Node.js
5 9 (9.28%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (9.28%) Spring
5 9 (9.28%) YAML
6 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.25%) REST
6 8 (8.25%) RESTful
6 8 (8.25%) XML
7 7 (7.22%) .NET
7 7 (7.22%) JSON
8 6 (6.19%) SOAP
9 5 (5.15%) Gherkin
9 5 (5.15%) HTML5
9 5 (5.15%) LESS
10 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.12%) J2EE
10 4 (4.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) User Experience
2 9 (9.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Blog
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) DC/OS
3 2 (2.06%) Mesosphere
3 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.06%) VMS
4 1 (1.03%) CentOS
4 1 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.03%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (93.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Kanban
3 32 (32.99%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (31.96%) DevOps
5 30 (30.93%) BDD
6 27 (27.84%) Test Automation
7 22 (22.68%) TDD
8 19 (19.59%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (17.53%) Microservices
10 13 (13.40%) SDLC
10 13 (13.40%) User Stories
11 12 (12.37%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (11.34%) Integration Testing
13 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
13 10 (10.31%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.28%) Change Management
14 9 (9.28%) MVC
14 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
14 9 (9.28%) Regression Testing
14 9 (9.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) Java
2 19 (19.59%) SQL
3 13 (13.40%) Python
4 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.34%) Ruby
5 9 (9.28%) Perl
6 5 (5.15%) C#
7 4 (4.12%) Scala
7 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.09%) Java 8
9 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.03%) COBOL
9 1 (1.03%) ES6
9 1 (1.03%) Korn
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) R
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) DBS Check
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) APMG
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Docker Swarm
2 11 (11.34%) Puppet
3 10 (10.31%) Ansible
4 9 (9.28%) Nagios
4 9 (9.28%) ZABBIX
5 5 (5.15%) Terraform
6 4 (4.12%) Matomo
7 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) Riverbed
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.15%) SAP
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
7 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.03%) Black Duck
7 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.03%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.03%) Pega
7 1 (1.03%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.03%) Solace
7 1 (1.03%) Sybase