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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 275 275 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.06% 35.03% 27.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.86% 41.04% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 218 90
Median daily rate £438 £450 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
987 670 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.35% 85.35% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 477 260
Median daily rate £400 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
Median hourly rate £34.33 £18.00 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.70% -17.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £10.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 143 (31.15%) Java
2 123 (26.80%) TDD
3 114 (24.84%) Scrum
4 110 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 95 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
5 95 (20.70%) Analytical Skills
6 94 (20.48%) CSS
7 92 (20.04%) BDD
8 84 (18.30%) Git (software)
9 81 (17.65%) Node.js
10 76 (16.56%) Linux
10 76 (16.56%) AngularJS
11 74 (16.12%) Software Engineering
12 73 (15.90%) ITIL
12 73 (15.90%) DevOps
13 69 (15.03%) Data Management
13 69 (15.03%) Open Source
14 67 (14.60%) HTML
15 64 (13.94%) Security Cleared
15 64 (13.94%) Microservices
16 62 (13.51%) Test Scripting
17 55 (11.98%) C#
18 53 (11.55%) QA
19 52 (11.33%) Jenkins
20 48 (10.46%) User Stories
21 47 (10.24%) SQL
21 47 (10.24%) Unit Testing
22 46 (10.02%) Waterfall
23 45 (9.80%) Finance
23 45 (9.80%) Protractor

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 24 (5.23%) Confluence
2 20 (4.36%) JBoss
3 18 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.61%) nginx
7 11 (2.40%) SAS
8 10 (2.18%) Apache
9 8 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.31%) IIS
11 5 (1.09%) FileNet
11 5 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.87%) OpenROAD
13 3 (0.65%) CMS
13 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.44%) Jetty
14 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.44%) InDesign
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.97%) SaaS
2 31 (6.75%) IaaS
3 28 (6.10%) PaaS
4 12 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.53%) GitHub
7 3 (0.65%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.44%) Force.com
8 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.44%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.44%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.54%) Internet
2 14 (3.05%) Network Security
3 10 (2.18%) SSL
4 9 (1.96%) HTTP
4 9 (1.96%) LDAP
5 8 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (1.74%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.09%) DHCP
6 5 (1.09%) DNS
7 3 (0.65%) SNMP
8 2 (0.44%) FTP
8 2 (0.44%) IPsec
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) PBX
9 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.97%) MongoDB
2 25 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.18%) MySQL
5 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.53%) Big Data
7 7 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.65%) OLAP
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 84 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 52 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 45 (9.80%) Protractor
4 44 (9.59%) JIRA
5 41 (8.93%) Cucumber
6 40 (8.71%) Selenium
7 37 (8.06%) GitLab
8 31 (6.75%) webpack
9 23 (5.01%) Subversion
10 22 (4.79%) WebDriver
11 12 (2.61%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.61%) JUnit
12 10 (2.18%) NetBeans
12 10 (2.18%) RSpec
13 9 (1.96%) GCC
13 9 (1.96%) GDB
13 9 (1.96%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.96%) StarTeam
14 8 (1.74%) gulp
14 8 (1.74%) Jasmine
General
1 45 (9.80%) Finance
2 14 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.61%) Retail
4 8 (1.74%) Games
5 6 (1.31%) Law
6 5 (1.09%) Marketing
7 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 160 (34.86%) Developer
2 51 (11.11%) Analyst
3 48 (10.46%) Java Developer
4 47 (10.24%) Architect
5 33 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (6.54%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 22 (4.79%) Node.js Developer
9 21 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (4.58%) User Researcher
10 20 (4.36%) Scala Developer
11 19 (4.14%) Tester
12 18 (3.92%) Java Scala Developer
13 17 (3.70%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.49%) Digital Architect
14 16 (3.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (3.27%) Digital User Researcher
15 15 (3.27%) Lead Developer
16 14 (3.05%) Agile Java Developer
16 14 (3.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (20.48%) CSS
2 81 (17.65%) Node.js
3 76 (16.56%) AngularJS
4 67 (14.60%) HTML
5 41 (8.93%) .NET
6 39 (8.50%) Express
7 38 (8.28%) EJS
7 38 (8.28%) Web Services
8 35 (7.63%) JSON
9 31 (6.75%) XML
10 27 (5.88%) HTML5
11 24 (5.23%) CSS3
11 24 (5.23%) RESTful
12 23 (5.01%) jQuery
13 22 (4.79%) Spring
14 20 (4.36%) REST
15 16 (3.49%) Software Packaging
16 15 (3.27%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (2.61%) Ajax
17 12 (2.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (20.70%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.97%) User Experience
3 17 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.27%) Psychology
5 14 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.61%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.74%) CMDB
8 8 (1.74%) DataPower
9 6 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.31%) NHS
9 6 (1.31%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.65%) CESG
11 3 (0.65%) Clustering
11 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.65%) PKI
11 3 (0.65%) PMI
12 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.56%) Linux
2 43 (9.37%) Unix
3 27 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (5.88%) Windows
4 21 (4.58%) AIX
5 14 (3.05%) Solaris
6 7 (1.53%) HPUX
7 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.09%) CentOS
8 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.44%) VME
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (26.80%) TDD
2 114 (24.84%) Scrum
3 95 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
4 92 (20.04%) BDD
5 74 (16.12%) Software Engineering
6 73 (15.90%) DevOps
6 73 (15.90%) ITIL
7 69 (15.03%) Data Management
7 69 (15.03%) Open Source
8 64 (13.94%) Microservices
9 62 (13.51%) Test Scripting
10 48 (10.46%) User Stories
11 47 (10.24%) Unit Testing
12 46 (10.02%) Waterfall
13 44 (9.59%) Configuration Management
14 43 (9.37%) OO
14 43 (9.37%) PRINCE2
15 37 (8.06%) Change Management
16 36 (7.84%) MVC
17 35 (7.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 143 (31.15%) Java
2 110 (23.97%) JavaScript
3 55 (11.98%) C#
4 47 (10.24%) SQL
5 35 (7.63%) C++
5 35 (7.63%) Python
6 31 (6.75%) Scala
7 24 (5.23%) C
8 21 (4.58%) Ruby
9 16 (3.49%) Perl
10 10 (2.18%) PHP
10 10 (2.18%) VB
11 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.53%) Groovy
12 7 (1.53%) VB6
13 5 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.87%) Clojure
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (13.94%) Security Cleared
2 44 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 26 (5.66%) Degree
5 9 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.31%) ISEB
8 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.65%) CISSP
9 3 (0.65%) MCSA
9 3 (0.65%) MCSE
9 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.65%) PMP
9 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.44%) CLAS
11 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.22%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.55%) QA
2 29 (6.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (2.61%) WCAG
4 11 (2.40%) SLA
5 5 (1.09%) WAI
6 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.31%) Docker
4 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.87%) Xen
5 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.65%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) KVM
6 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.22%) LXC
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (9.59%) Puppet
2 38 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.61%) Ansible
4 6 (1.31%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.87%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.65%) Nagios
6 3 (0.65%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.44%) Kibana
7 2 (0.44%) logstash
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.44%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (9.37%) Oracle
2 27 (5.88%) HP
3 26 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 22 (4.79%) Red Hat
5 21 (4.58%) Informatica
6 19 (4.14%) Axway
6 19 (4.14%) IBM
7 17 (3.70%) Siebel
8 12 (2.61%) SaltStack
9 11 (2.40%) VMware
10 8 (1.74%) Perforce
10 8 (1.74%) Remedy
10 8 (1.74%) Sun
11 7 (1.53%) Google
11 7 (1.53%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.31%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.31%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.09%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.44%) Adobe
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