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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 68 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.67% 16.82% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.33% 21.26% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £168 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.26%
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
240 254 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 72.95% 79.13% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 169 37
Average daily rate £375 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Average hourly rate £13.25 £25.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.03% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 February 2015, 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 90 (36.89%) HTML
2 86 (35.25%) Java
3 72 (29.51%) CSS
4 65 (26.64%) User Experience
5 61 (25.00%) Scala
6 54 (22.13%) Ruby
7 51 (20.90%) Linux
8 50 (20.49%) Python
9 49 (20.08%) Mentoring
10 44 (18.03%) Relational Database
10 44 (18.03%) Scrum
11 42 (17.21%) Open Source
12 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
13 40 (16.39%) C#
14 38 (15.57%) RESTful
15 37 (15.16%) HTML5
16 36 (14.75%) JSON
17 35 (14.34%) Degree
17 35 (14.34%) Web Development
17 35 (14.34%) Usability Testing
18 30 (12.30%) UNIX
18 30 (12.30%) Web Design
19 28 (11.48%) Configuration Management
20 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
20 27 (11.07%) Subversion
20 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (10.66%) HTTP
22 25 (10.25%) Mac OS X
22 25 (10.25%) Security Cleared
22 25 (10.25%) Customer Insight

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (6.97%) Confluence
2 7 (2.87%) Node.js
2 7 (2.87%) JBoss
2 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) Documentum
5 1 (0.41%) CICS
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Photoshop
1 8 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.87%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.66%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.23%) SSL
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 19 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 17 (6.97%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.28%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.41%) DB2
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (11.07%) Subversion
1 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.38%) Selenium
3 17 (6.97%) JIRA
4 16 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.69%) Axure RP
6 7 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.64%) JUnit
9 2 (0.82%) Sahi
9 2 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.82%) WATIR
9 2 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (6.15%) Finance
2 8 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.87%) Marketing
4 6 (2.46%) Publishing
5 5 (2.05%) Legal
6 4 (1.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (31.97%) Developer
2 35 (14.34%) Designer
3 28 (11.48%) UX Designer
4 21 (8.61%) Architect
5 17 (6.97%) ScrumMaster
6 16 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.15%) Analyst
8 13 (5.33%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.51%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.51%) Digital Architect
10 10 (4.10%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.10%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Lead Architect
11 8 (3.28%) Scala Developer
11 8 (3.28%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.28%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (36.89%) HTML
2 72 (29.51%) CSS
3 38 (15.57%) RESTful
4 37 (15.16%) HTML5
5 36 (14.75%) JSON
6 25 (10.25%) Django
7 23 (9.43%) CSS3
8 22 (9.02%) Spring
9 21 (8.61%) Ajax
9 21 (8.61%) .NET
9 21 (8.61%) REST
10 14 (5.74%) Web Services
11 12 (4.92%) J2EE
12 9 (3.69%) SOAP
12 9 (3.69%) JPA
13 8 (3.28%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.87%) XML
14 7 (2.87%) Play Framework
15 6 (2.46%) Sass
15 6 (2.46%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.64%) User Experience
2 42 (17.21%) Open Source
3 27 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (9.43%) Psychology
4 23 (9.43%) Human Factors
5 17 (6.97%) Visualisation
6 14 (5.74%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.28%) Graphic Design
8 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.64%) Social Media
10 2 (0.82%) Economics
10 2 (0.82%) DTV
10 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.41%) NHS
11 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.90%) Linux
2 30 (12.30%) UNIX
3 25 (10.25%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.23%) VME
5 1 (0.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.08%) Mentoring
2 44 (18.03%) Scrum
3 35 (14.34%) Web Development
3 35 (14.34%) Usability Testing
4 30 (12.30%) Web Design
5 28 (11.48%) Configuration Management
6 25 (10.25%) Customer Insight
7 24 (9.84%) Market Research
8 23 (9.43%) Project Management
8 23 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (9.02%) Rapid Prototyping
10 21 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.79%) Automated Testing
12 17 (6.97%) User Stories
13 16 (6.56%) Agile Project Management
14 15 (6.15%) DevOps
15 14 (5.74%) Service Delivery
16 13 (5.33%) Line Management
17 12 (4.92%) MVC
17 12 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (35.25%) Java
2 61 (25.00%) Scala
3 54 (22.13%) Ruby
4 50 (20.49%) Python
5 41 (16.80%) JavaScript
6 40 (16.39%) C#
7 21 (8.61%) SQL
8 5 (2.05%) COBOL
8 5 (2.05%) PHP
9 2 (0.82%) C
9 2 (0.82%) C++
9 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) Perl
10 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.34%) Degree
2 25 (10.25%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.82%) OCAJ
5 2 (0.82%) ISEB
5 2 (0.82%) OCP
5 2 (0.82%) OCA
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (6.56%) Puppet
1 16 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (5.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.92%) Oracle
3 8 (3.28%) Adobe
4 5 (2.05%) Mercator
5 3 (1.23%) Google
5 3 (1.23%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) Open Text
7 1 (0.41%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) EMC
7 1 (0.41%) Lotus
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