Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 15 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +53 -43
Contract jobs citing Scrum 103 84 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.20% 9.40% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 10.77% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 41 87
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £290
90th Percentile £601 £563 £503
North East median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year +5.96% -2.58% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 811 780 2,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.15% 87.25% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 537 1,580
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £261 £256 £225
90th Percentile £600 £553 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £330
% change year-on-year +9.59% +10.61% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 112
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.43 £14.60
90th Percentile £37.63 £47.57 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.51% +1.79% +86.67%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Tyne and Wear

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Tyne and Wear

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Tyne and Wear

Scrum
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 92 £413 +3.13% 24
Gateshead 0 9 - - 1
Sunderland - 1 £450 -
South Tyneside - 1 £375 -
Scrum
North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Scrum.

1 86 (83.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.86%) TDD
2 39 (37.86%) BDD
3 31 (30.10%) SQL
4 27 (26.21%) DevOps
5 25 (24.27%) Java
6 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
7 22 (21.36%) Kanban
8 21 (20.39%) .NET
9 20 (19.42%) C#
10 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
10 19 (18.45%) Linux
10 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
11 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
12 17 (16.50%) MVC
12 17 (16.50%) Finance
12 17 (16.50%) Microservices
13 16 (15.53%) SpecFlow
13 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
13 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
14 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
14 15 (14.56%) Degree
14 15 (14.56%) Selenium
15 14 (13.59%) Web Services
15 14 (13.59%) JUnit
15 14 (13.59%) User Stories
15 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration

Scrum
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (4.85%) Confluence
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.97%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) BrowserStack
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) Skype
1 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (17.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.94%) MySQL
7 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) KDB
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Git (software)
1 16 (15.53%) SpecFlow
2 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
2 15 (14.56%) Selenium
3 14 (13.59%) JUnit
4 13 (12.62%) JIRA
5 11 (10.68%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.80%) JMeter
7 6 (5.83%) SonarQube
8 5 (4.85%) gulp
8 5 (4.85%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.85%) Maven
9 4 (3.88%) GitLab
9 4 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.91%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.91%) FindBugs
10 3 (2.91%) Gradle
10 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.94%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (39.81%) Developer
2 19 (18.45%) C# Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Business Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Release Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Designer
8 5 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Tester
10 3 (2.91%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) .NET
2 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (13.59%) Web Services
5 10 (9.71%) CSS
5 10 (9.71%) Node.js
6 8 (7.77%) HTML
7 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
7 7 (6.80%) RESTful
7 7 (6.80%) XML
8 5 (4.85%) LESS
8 5 (4.85%) Spring
9 4 (3.88%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.91%) hapi
10 3 (2.91%) J2EE
10 3 (2.91%) JSON
10 3 (2.91%) REST
10 3 (2.91%) Velocity
11 2 (1.94%) JSP
11 2 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) User Experience
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Blog
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.45%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) DC/OS
3 2 (1.94%) Mesosphere
3 2 (1.94%) VMS
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (83.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.86%) BDD
2 39 (37.86%) TDD
3 27 (26.21%) DevOps
4 22 (21.36%) Kanban
5 17 (16.50%) Microservices
5 17 (16.50%) MVC
6 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.59%) User Stories
8 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (9.71%) Project Management
10 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.77%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.80%) SFIA
12 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.83%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (5.83%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) Java
3 20 (19.42%) C#
4 19 (18.45%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.91%) Java 8
7 2 (1.94%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) Scala
7 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) COBOL
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) APMG
3 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) COBIT
1 1 (0.97%) PMO
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.88%) Matomo
1 4 (3.88%) Terraform
2 2 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) SAP
4 2 (1.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.97%) Pega
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.97%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase