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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 29 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.09% 7.10% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.45% 9.92% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £433 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
233 121 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 73.04% 71.60% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 56 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 22 (30.56%) Scrum
2 21 (29.17%) Project Management
3 20 (27.78%) Selenium
4 19 (26.39%) Java
5 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.83%) JUnit
7 14 (19.44%) Web Testing
7 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 14 (19.44%) RSpec
7 14 (19.44%) WebDriver
7 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
7 14 (19.44%) Agile Project Management
7 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
7 14 (19.44%) Automation Testing
8 12 (16.67%) Finance
8 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 9 (12.50%) User Stories
9 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.72%) SAP
10 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
11 6 (8.33%) Ruby
12 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (6.94%) Marketing
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.94%) QA
12 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
12 5 (6.94%) DTV
12 5 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
1 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) OLAP
1 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Selenium
2 15 (20.83%) JUnit
3 14 (19.44%) RSpec
3 14 (19.44%) WebDriver
3 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
3 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner
5 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Local Government
3 3 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Developer
1 11 (15.28%) Product Manager
2 10 (13.89%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Junior
7 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Junior Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Play Framework
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
3 3 (4.17%) XML
3 3 (4.17%) WinForms
4 2 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (1.39%) Drools
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) REST
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) XSLT
5 1 (1.39%) CSS
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) Ajax
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) DTV
1 5 (6.94%) Open Source
2 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) PMI
3 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) UNIX
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Scrum
2 21 (29.17%) Project Management
3 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 14 (19.44%) Web Testing
4 14 (19.44%) Automation Testing
4 14 (19.44%) Agile Project Management
4 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
5 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 9 (12.50%) User Stories
7 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.94%) Change Management
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.56%) ITIL
10 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) Java
2 6 (8.33%) Ruby
3 5 (6.94%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
6 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) ISEB
3 4 (5.56%) PMP
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) SAP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Apple
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
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