The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 41 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.51% 7.82% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.82% 11.11% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Average daily rate £300 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £265 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £34.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+24.46% -5.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
379 126 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.63% 70.39% 68.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 45 80
Average daily rate £300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.75 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.49% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £18.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Agile Software Development
Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) Project Management
3 14 (28.00%) JUnit
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) Selenium
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (20.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) Finance
7 9 (18.00%) UNIX
7 9 (18.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) C++
8 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 8 (16.00%) JSON
8 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (16.00%) RSpec
8 8 (16.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (14.00%) C
9 7 (14.00%) SOA
10 6 (12.00%) User Stories
11 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
11 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma
11 5 (10.00%) ITIL
11 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) OLAP
1 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) JUnit
2 11 (22.00%) Selenium
3 8 (16.00%) RSpec
3 8 (16.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Product Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Test Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
6 3 (6.00%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Tester
6 3 (6.00%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) JSON
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) J2EE
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) CSS3
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) Ajax
6 1 (2.00%) MFC
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) DTV
2 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Project Management
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.00%) SOA
6 6 (12.00%) User Stories
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma
8 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) RDF
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) C++
3 7 (14.00%) C
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VC++
6 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) PMP
2 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Apple
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago