Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 August 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +57 -39
Contract jobs citing Scrum 138 122 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.04% 9.86% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.80% 11.23% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 67
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £300
90th Percentile £600 £554 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,078 1,086 2,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 86.24% 87.79% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 707 1,478
North East median daily rate £388 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £224
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 119
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £29.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +4.46% +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.39 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.60 £36.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% +4.35% +6.73%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in the North East over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in the North East

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Tyne and Wear -2 101 £422 +11.12% 24
Durham +5 33 £366 +4.64% 14
Scrum
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 North East region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 111 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (49.28%) TDD
3 52 (37.68%) BDD
4 38 (27.54%) C#
4 38 (27.54%) .NET
5 37 (26.81%) SQL
6 34 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
8 31 (22.46%) HTML
9 30 (21.74%) Linux
9 30 (21.74%) DevOps
10 28 (20.29%) JavaScript
10 28 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
11 27 (19.57%) Kanban
11 27 (19.57%) T-SQL
11 27 (19.57%) CSS
12 26 (18.84%) ASP.NET
12 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
13 25 (18.12%) MVC
13 25 (18.12%) XML
13 25 (18.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (18.12%) Microservices
14 24 (17.39%) Java
15 23 (16.67%) Degree
16 21 (15.22%) Windows
16 21 (15.22%) User Experience
16 21 (15.22%) AngularJS
17 20 (14.49%) Test Automation
18 19 (13.77%) HTML5

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (7.25%) nginx
2 6 (4.35%) Confluence
2 6 (4.35%) NServiceBus
3 4 (2.90%) Apache
3 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.62%) iPaaS
4 4 (2.90%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.17%) Azure Functions
5 3 (2.17%) Serverless
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.72%) Office 365
7 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) Internet
1 10 (7.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.45%) SMS
3 1 (0.72%) Skype
3 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (18.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.77%) Jasmine
2 19 (13.77%) JIRA
3 16 (11.59%) SpecFlow
4 15 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.42%) Selenium
6 10 (7.25%) JUnit
7 9 (6.52%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.35%) Gradle
8 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.62%) gulp
9 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.90%) FindBugs
10 4 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (2.90%) Liquibase
10 4 (2.90%) MSTest
10 4 (2.90%) NUnit
10 4 (2.90%) Subversion
10 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.17%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (12.32%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (50.72%) Developer
2 26 (18.84%) C# Developer
3 14 (10.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (10.14%) Java Developer
4 11 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (7.25%) Angular Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) Release Engineer
7 8 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.80%) Systems Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Product Owner
8 6 (4.35%) Project Leader
8 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.54%) .NET
2 31 (22.46%) HTML
3 27 (19.57%) CSS
4 26 (18.84%) ASP.NET
5 25 (18.12%) XML
6 21 (15.22%) AngularJS
7 19 (13.77%) HTML5
8 18 (13.04%) Web Services
9 17 (12.32%) CSS3
10 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (10.87%) JSON
12 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
13 10 (7.25%) CreateJS
13 10 (7.25%) lodash
14 9 (6.52%) Flash
14 9 (6.52%) Spring
15 8 (5.80%) jQuery
15 8 (5.80%) Node.js
15 8 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (5.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) User Experience
2 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.25%) RIA
3 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (5.07%) N-Tier
6 6 (4.35%) Wiki
7 4 (2.90%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.45%) Blog
8 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.72%) PMI
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.74%) Linux
2 21 (15.22%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.45%) DC/OS
4 2 (1.45%) Mesosphere
4 2 (1.45%) VMS
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (49.28%) TDD
3 52 (37.68%) BDD
4 34 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (21.74%) DevOps
6 27 (19.57%) Kanban
7 25 (18.12%) Microservices
7 25 (18.12%) MVC
8 20 (14.49%) Test Automation
9 17 (12.32%) OOD
10 16 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (11.59%) SDLC
10 16 (11.59%) User Stories
11 15 (10.87%) Project Management
12 14 (10.14%) OOP
13 12 (8.70%) Asynchronous Programming
14 11 (7.97%) Virtual Environments
15 10 (7.25%) API Development
15 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
16 9 (6.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) C#
2 37 (26.81%) SQL
3 28 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 27 (19.57%) T-SQL
5 24 (17.39%) Java
6 18 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 15 (10.87%) Python
8 13 (9.42%) Bash Shell
9 10 (7.25%) ActionScript
9 10 (7.25%) ActionScript 3.0
10 6 (4.35%) Java 8
11 4 (2.90%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.45%) Ruby
13 1 (0.72%) COBOL
13 1 (0.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) APMG
4 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.72%) CITP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSD
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PMP
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.42%) Docker
2 10 (7.25%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.90%) Matomo
3 3 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.17%) Terraform
4 2 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle
3 3 (2.17%) SAP
4 2 (1.45%) Capita
4 2 (1.45%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Cubic Transportation
5 1 (0.72%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) Infor
5 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.72%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.72%) Pega
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter