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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 54 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.40% 2.47% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.24% 3.54% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
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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
296 113 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.93% 69.75% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 60 101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 37 (36.27%) Java
2 32 (31.37%) Scrum
3 25 (24.51%) Automated Testing
3 25 (24.51%) Selenium
4 21 (20.59%) Ruby
4 21 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 19 (18.63%) RSpec
5 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
5 19 (18.63%) Cucumber
5 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
5 19 (18.63%) Automation Testing
5 19 (18.63%) JUnit
6 18 (17.65%) Project Management
6 18 (17.65%) Web Testing
7 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
8 15 (14.71%) C#
8 15 (14.71%) Python
8 15 (14.71%) Open Source
9 14 (13.73%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (11.76%) Scala
11 10 (9.80%) TDD
11 10 (9.80%) JSON
11 10 (9.80%) Ajax
11 10 (9.80%) Finance
11 10 (9.80%) HTML
11 10 (9.80%) CSS
11 10 (9.80%) HTML5
11 10 (9.80%) REST
11 10 (9.80%) CSS3
11 10 (9.80%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Office
1 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.96%) OLAP
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Selenium
2 19 (18.63%) RSpec
2 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
2 19 (18.63%) Cucumber
2 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
2 19 (18.63%) JUnit
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.88%) Marketing
2 6 (5.88%) Electronics
2 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Games
4 3 (2.94%) Local Government
5 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Developer
2 18 (17.65%) Product Manager
3 12 (11.76%) Consultant
4 11 (10.78%) Test Consultant
5 9 (8.82%) Test Automation Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) Architect
6 8 (7.84%) Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Digital Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Digital Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.92%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) JSON
1 10 (9.80%) Ajax
1 10 (9.80%) HTML
1 10 (9.80%) CSS
1 10 (9.80%) HTML5
1 10 (9.80%) REST
1 10 (9.80%) CSS3
2 6 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 4 (3.92%) RESTful
3 4 (3.92%) .NET
4 3 (2.94%) Web Services
4 3 (2.94%) WinForms
5 2 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (0.98%) J2EE
6 1 (0.98%) XSLT
6 1 (0.98%) Drools
6 1 (0.98%) jQuery
6 1 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Open Source
2 6 (5.88%) DTV
3 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.96%) Human Factors
4 1 (0.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) PMI
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) UNIX
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Scrum
2 25 (24.51%) Automated Testing
3 21 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.63%) Automation Testing
5 18 (17.65%) Project Management
5 18 (17.65%) Web Testing
6 16 (15.69%) Service Delivery
7 14 (13.73%) Agile Project Management
8 10 (9.80%) TDD
8 10 (9.80%) User Stories
9 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 8 (7.84%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.86%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.27%) Java
2 21 (20.59%) Ruby
3 15 (14.71%) C#
3 15 (14.71%) Python
4 12 (11.76%) Scala
5 3 (2.94%) SQL
6 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) ISEB
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.96%) PMP
4 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.98%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) SAP
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) Mercator
4 2 (1.96%) Apple
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