The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 18 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 184 144 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.87% 25.09% 17.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.70% 31.72% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 102 39
Median daily rate £400 £421 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% +37.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £600 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +4.85%
Agile Software Development
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1172 454 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.32% 79.09% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 305 208
Median daily rate £320 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 29 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -55.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.32 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 130 (28.26%) Java
2 115 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 87 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (18.04%) Scrum
5 80 (17.39%) User Experience
6 75 (16.30%) HTML
7 73 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 72 (15.65%) TDD
9 68 (14.78%) CSS
10 67 (14.57%) Finance
10 67 (14.57%) Open Source
11 60 (13.04%) User Stories
12 55 (11.96%) BDD
13 51 (11.09%) Oracle
13 51 (11.09%) Linux
14 48 (10.43%) Python
14 48 (10.43%) SC Cleared
14 48 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (10.00%) Git (software)
15 46 (10.00%) C#
16 43 (9.35%) Project Management
16 43 (9.35%) DevOps
17 41 (8.91%) Mentoring
18 40 (8.70%) Prototyping
18 40 (8.70%) Test Scripting
19 39 (8.48%) .NET
20 38 (8.26%) Web Services
20 38 (8.26%) Unix
21 37 (8.04%) HTML5
22 36 (7.83%) BPSS Clearance

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 22 (4.78%) JBoss
2 18 (3.91%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (2.83%) Apache
5 13 (2.83%) ArcGIS
6 12 (2.61%) Confluence
7 9 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.09%) SAS
10 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.65%) CMS
11 3 (0.65%) FileNet
11 3 (0.65%) nginx
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.09%) MS Office
2 3 (0.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.91%) IaaS
2 14 (3.04%) PaaS
2 14 (3.04%) SaaS
3 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.09%) GitHub
6 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.91%) Internet
2 12 (2.61%) HTTP
2 12 (2.61%) Network Security
3 7 (1.52%) LDAP
3 7 (1.52%) SSL
4 6 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) DHCP
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) IPsec
6 1 (0.22%) PBX
6 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.22%) SNMP
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.83%) GIS
6 11 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.96%) Big Data
9 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.09%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.09%) HBase
10 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.09%) Pentaho
10 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.78%) Subversion
3 21 (4.57%) Cucumber
4 20 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.70%) JIRA
6 16 (3.48%) Selenium
7 10 (2.17%) ERwin
8 9 (1.96%) gulp
8 9 (1.96%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.74%) StarTeam
10 7 (1.52%) GitLab
10 7 (1.52%) Protractor
10 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.09%) Grunt
11 5 (1.09%) Maven
12 3 (0.65%) JUnit
12 3 (0.65%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.43%) JMeter
13 2 (0.43%) Xcode
General
1 67 (14.57%) Finance
2 11 (2.39%) Manufacturing
3 8 (1.74%) Law
3 8 (1.74%) Legal
4 7 (1.52%) Marketing
5 5 (1.09%) Publishing
6 4 (0.87%) Retail
7 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Games
8 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (27.61%) Developer
2 61 (13.26%) Java Developer
3 59 (12.83%) Analyst
4 42 (9.13%) Architect
5 36 (7.83%) Business Analyst
6 34 (7.39%) Designer
6 34 (7.39%) User Researcher
7 27 (5.87%) UX Designer
8 20 (4.35%) Tester
9 19 (4.13%) Agile Coach
9 19 (4.13%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.91%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.70%) Scrum Master
12 16 (3.48%) Digital Agile Coach
12 16 (3.48%) Digital Designer
13 15 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.04%) Digital User Researcher
14 14 (3.04%) Digital UX Designer
15 13 (2.83%) Digital Analyst
15 13 (2.83%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.30%) HTML
2 68 (14.78%) CSS
3 39 (8.48%) .NET
4 38 (8.26%) Web Services
5 37 (8.04%) HTML5
6 30 (6.52%) Node.js
7 26 (5.65%) AngularJS
8 24 (5.22%) CSS3
9 22 (4.78%) JSON
10 21 (4.57%) RESTful
11 19 (4.13%) Spring
11 19 (4.13%) XML
12 18 (3.91%) ASP.NET
13 16 (3.48%) REST
14 14 (3.04%) D3.js
15 13 (2.83%) J2EE
15 13 (2.83%) jQuery
15 13 (2.83%) Software Packaging
15 13 (2.83%) XHTML
16 12 (2.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (17.39%) User Experience
3 27 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.65%) Psychology
5 9 (1.96%) CESG
5 9 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.74%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.30%) DataPower
8 6 (1.30%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.09%) Ontologies
9 5 (1.09%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.09%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.87%) Economics
10 4 (0.87%) NHS
10 4 (0.87%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.65%) Blog
12 2 (0.43%) iPad
12 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.09%) Linux
2 38 (8.26%) Unix
3 27 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.26%) AIX
5 13 (2.83%) Windows
6 7 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.87%) CentOS
7 4 (0.87%) VME
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.43%) SUSE
8 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.04%) Scrum
2 72 (15.65%) TDD
3 67 (14.57%) Open Source
4 60 (13.04%) User Stories
5 55 (11.96%) BDD
6 48 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (9.35%) DevOps
7 43 (9.35%) Project Management
8 41 (8.91%) Mentoring
9 40 (8.70%) Prototyping
9 40 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 34 (7.39%) Coaching
10 34 (7.39%) Configuration Management
11 33 (7.17%) ITIL
12 32 (6.96%) Data Management
12 32 (6.96%) Web Development
13 30 (6.52%) SDLC
14 29 (6.30%) Market Research
14 29 (6.30%) Microservices
14 29 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (28.26%) Java
2 115 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 48 (10.43%) Python
4 46 (10.00%) C#
5 32 (6.96%) SQL
6 28 (6.09%) C++
7 18 (3.91%) Ruby
8 16 (3.48%) Scala
9 15 (3.26%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.04%) Perl
11 13 (2.83%) C
12 8 (1.74%) COBOL
12 8 (1.74%) VB
13 7 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.30%) PHP
14 6 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.87%) FQL
16 4 (0.87%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 73 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 31 (6.74%) Degree
5 10 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.74%) BC Cleared
6 8 (1.74%) OCA
6 8 (1.74%) OCAJ
6 8 (1.74%) OCP
7 7 (1.52%) ISEB
8 5 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.09%) PMP
9 2 (0.43%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.22%) CLAS
10 1 (0.22%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.48%) QA
3 8 (1.74%) WCAG
4 7 (1.52%) WAI
5 5 (1.09%) GPG13
5 5 (1.09%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.74%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.43%) KVM
5 1 (0.22%) LXC
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (6.74%) Puppet
2 28 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.87%) Kibana
5 3 (0.65%) Ansible
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.43%) logstash
6 2 (0.43%) Salt
7 1 (0.22%) StatsD
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (11.09%) Oracle
2 24 (5.22%) HP
3 23 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 21 (4.57%) Axway
4 21 (4.57%) Informatica
5 20 (4.35%) Tableau
6 15 (3.26%) IBM
6 15 (3.26%) Siebel
7 8 (1.74%) Perforce
8 6 (1.30%) Sun
9 5 (1.09%) CA
9 5 (1.09%) VMware
10 4 (0.87%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.65%) Google
11 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.65%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.43%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.43%) Micro Focus
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