Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 13 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Scrum 89 99 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.92% 11.10% 9.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 12.69% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 94 124
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £464 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +7.58% -8.33%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £300
90th Percentile £580 £588 £536
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £464 £444 £413
% change year-on-year +4.48% +7.58% -8.33%
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 785 780 1,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.51% 87.44% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 570 1,259
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £530
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 51
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -10.71% +22.54%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.10 £17.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -25.93% -26.36% +35.80%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 84 (94.38%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) DevOps
3 36 (40.45%) Kanban
4 33 (37.08%) JIRA
4 33 (37.08%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (35.96%) Test Automation
6 30 (33.71%) Jenkins
7 27 (30.34%) Confluence
8 26 (29.21%) Git (software)
9 25 (28.09%) Maven
9 25 (28.09%) Java
10 24 (26.97%) BDD
11 21 (23.60%) Selenium
11 21 (23.60%) Docker
12 19 (21.35%) User Experience
12 19 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (21.35%) Cucumber
13 18 (20.22%) Linux
14 16 (17.98%) CSS
14 16 (17.98%) JUnit
14 16 (17.98%) Python
14 16 (17.98%) Deployment Automation
15 15 (16.85%) Docker Swarm
15 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
15 15 (16.85%) TDD
16 14 (15.73%) JMeter
16 14 (15.73%) Puppet
16 14 (15.73%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (14.61%) Ansible

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 27 (30.34%) Confluence
2 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.49%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.25%) Documentum
5 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.11%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.37%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.25%) Office 365
6 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) SaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Firewall
1 7 (7.87%) VLAN
2 2 (2.25%) Skype
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.37%) ZAP BI
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.12%) KDB
5 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (37.08%) JIRA
2 30 (33.71%) Jenkins
3 26 (29.21%) Git (software)
4 25 (28.09%) Maven
5 21 (23.60%) Selenium
6 19 (21.35%) Cucumber
7 16 (17.98%) JUnit
8 14 (15.73%) JMeter
8 14 (15.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (10.11%) GitLab
10 7 (7.87%) WebDriver
11 4 (4.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
11 4 (4.49%) SonarQube
11 4 (4.49%) Subversion
11 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (3.37%) Axure RP
12 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket
12 3 (3.37%) Gradle
13 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Electronics
2 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.37%) Marketing
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.87%) Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Designer
8 4 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.49%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) CSS
2 12 (13.48%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (13.48%) YAML
3 11 (12.36%) HTML
3 11 (12.36%) Web Services
4 8 (8.99%) REST
4 8 (8.99%) XML
5 7 (7.87%) HTML5
5 7 (7.87%) Node.js
5 7 (7.87%) Spring
6 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.74%) SOAP
7 5 (5.62%) .NET
7 5 (5.62%) Gherkin
7 5 (5.62%) jQuery
7 5 (5.62%) JSON
7 5 (5.62%) RESTful
8 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.49%) JSP
8 4 (4.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) User Experience
2 12 (13.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.12%) Blog
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) DC/OS
3 2 (2.25%) Mesosphere
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.25%) VMS
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (94.38%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) DevOps
3 36 (40.45%) Kanban
4 33 (37.08%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (35.96%) Test Automation
6 24 (26.97%) BDD
7 19 (21.35%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (17.98%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (16.85%) TDD
10 13 (14.61%) Configuration Management
10 13 (14.61%) Microservices
10 13 (14.61%) User Stories
11 12 (13.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (13.48%) Coaching
11 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (13.48%) Integration Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (13.48%) Release Automation
11 12 (13.48%) SDLC
11 12 (13.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) Java
2 16 (17.98%) Python
3 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) Ruby
4 13 (14.61%) SQL
5 12 (13.48%) Perl
6 4 (4.49%) Scala
7 3 (3.37%) C#
8 2 (2.25%) Java 8
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) COBOL
9 1 (1.12%) ES6
9 1 (1.12%) Korn
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) DBS Check
1 5 (5.62%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) APMG
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) COBIT
2 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Docker Swarm
2 14 (15.73%) Puppet
3 13 (14.61%) Ansible
4 12 (13.48%) Nagios
4 12 (13.48%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.49%) Terraform
6 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 12 (13.48%) Riverbed
3 4 (4.49%) Pega
4 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe
6 1 (1.12%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.12%) Google
6 1 (1.12%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.12%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.12%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.12%) Solace
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase