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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 153 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.42% 11.11% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.25% 15.33% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 7 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £465 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
400 137 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 82.14% 72.49% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 77 66
Average daily rate £421 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.26% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 103 (36.65%) Java
2 99 (35.23%) HTML
3 82 (29.18%) CSS
4 78 (27.76%) Scala
5 77 (27.40%) User Experience
6 75 (26.69%) Ruby
7 69 (24.56%) Python
8 57 (20.28%) Scrum
9 53 (18.86%) Open Source
9 53 (18.86%) Mentoring
10 49 (17.44%) HTML5
11 48 (17.08%) C#
12 45 (16.01%) Linux
13 44 (15.66%) JSON
14 43 (15.30%) RESTful
15 40 (14.23%) Relational Database
16 35 (12.46%) Usability Testing
16 35 (12.46%) CSS3
17 34 (12.10%) REST
18 33 (11.74%) Degree
18 33 (11.74%) Automated Testing
19 32 (11.39%) Ajax
20 30 (10.68%) Rapid Prototyping
21 29 (10.32%) Web Design
21 29 (10.32%) JavaScript
22 28 (9.96%) Web Development
23 26 (9.25%) Jenkins
24 25 (8.90%) Django
24 25 (8.90%) Security Cleared
24 25 (8.90%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (6.05%) Confluence
2 8 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.14%) JBoss
4 5 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (3.20%) Photoshop
1 9 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.07%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.07%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.07%) SSL
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.23%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.34%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (9.25%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.54%) Subversion
2 24 (8.54%) Selenium
2 24 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.41%) JIRA
4 14 (4.98%) JUnit
5 10 (3.56%) Axure RP
6 9 (3.20%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.49%) RSpec
7 7 (2.49%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (5.69%) Finance
2 9 (3.20%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.85%) Marketing
4 6 (2.14%) Publishing
5 5 (1.78%) Legal
6 4 (1.42%) Electronics
6 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (28.83%) Developer
2 47 (16.73%) Designer
3 36 (12.81%) UX Designer
4 29 (10.32%) Architect
5 25 (8.90%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (6.41%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.41%) Analyst
7 18 (6.41%) ScrumMaster
8 17 (6.05%) Digital Architect
9 13 (4.63%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.56%) Scala Developer
11 10 (3.56%) Lead Architect
11 10 (3.56%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.49%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.49%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.49%) Senior Architect
12 7 (2.49%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (35.23%) HTML
2 82 (29.18%) CSS
3 49 (17.44%) HTML5
4 44 (15.66%) JSON
5 43 (15.30%) RESTful
6 35 (12.46%) CSS3
7 34 (12.10%) REST
8 32 (11.39%) Ajax
9 25 (8.90%) Django
10 20 (7.12%) Spring
11 12 (4.27%) .NET
11 12 (4.27%) J2EE
12 9 (3.20%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.85%) SOAP
13 8 (2.85%) Play Framework
14 6 (2.14%) JPA
15 3 (1.07%) Guice
15 3 (1.07%) WinForms
15 3 (1.07%) jQuery
15 3 (1.07%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (27.40%) User Experience
2 53 (18.86%) Open Source
3 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.47%) Human Factors
4 20 (7.12%) Visualisation
5 19 (6.76%) Psychology
6 18 (6.41%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.85%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.42%) DTV
8 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.42%) Social Media
9 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.01%) Linux
2 23 (8.19%) UNIX
3 19 (6.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.71%) VME
5 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.28%) Scrum
2 53 (18.86%) Mentoring
3 35 (12.46%) Usability Testing
4 33 (11.74%) Automated Testing
5 30 (10.68%) Rapid Prototyping
6 29 (10.32%) Web Design
7 28 (9.96%) Web Development
8 25 (8.90%) Configuration Management
9 24 (8.54%) Customer Insight
9 24 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (7.83%) Market Research
11 21 (7.47%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (6.41%) Service Delivery
14 16 (5.69%) User Stories
14 16 (5.69%) Line Management
15 15 (5.34%) Project Management
16 14 (4.98%) TDD
17 13 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (4.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.65%) Java
2 78 (27.76%) Scala
3 75 (26.69%) Ruby
4 69 (24.56%) Python
5 48 (17.08%) C#
6 29 (10.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.78%) SQL
8 3 (1.07%) PHP
9 2 (0.71%) COBOL
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (11.74%) Degree
2 25 (8.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) ISEB
5 4 (1.42%) APMP
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.36%) OCP
7 1 (0.36%) OCA
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.49%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 19 (6.76%) Puppet
1 19 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.07%) collectd
2 3 (1.07%) Nagios
2 3 (1.07%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (3.91%) Oracle
2 9 (3.20%) Adobe
3 8 (2.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.49%) Mercator
5 6 (2.14%) Google
6 4 (1.42%) SAP
7 3 (1.07%) Splunk
8 2 (0.71%) Tableau
8 2 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.71%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago