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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 126 87 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.29% 20.14% 11.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.58% 26.77% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 46 12
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£401 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
426 325 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 78.74% 75.23% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 230 48
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +82.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 29 May 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 66 (34.38%) Java
2 47 (24.48%) User Experience
3 45 (23.44%) Open Source
4 43 (22.40%) HTML
5 41 (21.35%) TDD
6 40 (20.83%) Project Management
7 38 (19.79%) Scrum
8 33 (17.19%) Web Services
8 33 (17.19%) NoSQL
8 33 (17.19%) MongoDB
9 32 (16.67%) Linux
10 31 (16.15%) CSS
10 31 (16.15%) SQL
11 28 (14.58%) Finance
12 27 (14.06%) RESTful
13 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
13 26 (13.54%) Agile Project Management
14 25 (13.02%) .NET
14 25 (13.02%) Scala
14 25 (13.02%) Ruby
15 24 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (12.50%) Configuration Management
16 23 (11.98%) Degree
17 21 (10.94%) Selenium
17 21 (10.94%) BDD
18 20 (10.42%) Mentoring
19 19 (9.90%) Mobile App
19 19 (9.90%) Relational Database
19 19 (9.90%) Django
19 19 (9.90%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (5.73%) Confluence
2 10 (5.21%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.17%) Node.js
3 8 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.65%) JBoss
5 6 (3.13%) IIS
6 5 (2.60%) Jetty
6 5 (2.60%) nginx
6 5 (2.60%) Apache
7 4 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.56%) FileNet
8 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.04%) CMS
10 1 (0.52%) Drupal
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) WordPress
10 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.52%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
2 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.04%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.60%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.25%) HTTP
2 9 (4.69%) SSL
3 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.60%) IPsec
4 5 (2.60%) DNS
4 5 (2.60%) DHCP
4 5 (2.60%) FTP
5 3 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.56%) Network Security
5 3 (1.56%) LDAP
6 1 (0.52%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.19%) NoSQL
1 33 (17.19%) MongoDB
2 19 (9.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.25%) MySQL
4 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.04%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Selenium
2 16 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.77%) JIRA
4 8 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.65%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.13%) Subversion
7 4 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.08%) Sahi
7 4 (2.08%) WATIR
8 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.52%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.52%) JBehave
9 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (14.58%) Finance
2 9 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.13%) Marketing
4 4 (2.08%) Electronics
4 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Advertising
5 2 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (23.96%) Developer
2 30 (15.63%) Designer
3 26 (13.54%) Architect
4 25 (13.02%) UX Designer
5 22 (11.46%) Analyst
6 21 (10.94%) Technical Architect
7 15 (7.81%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.29%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.29%) Senior Architect
9 13 (6.77%) Senior Technical Architect
9 13 (6.77%) Business Analyst
10 11 (5.73%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.21%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Digital Architect
12 9 (4.69%) Digital Technical Architect
13 8 (4.17%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.65%) Delivery Manager
14 7 (3.65%) Product Manager
15 6 (3.13%) Programme Manager
15 6 (3.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.40%) HTML
2 33 (17.19%) Web Services
3 31 (16.15%) CSS
4 27 (14.06%) RESTful
5 25 (13.02%) .NET
6 19 (9.90%) Django
6 19 (9.90%) JSON
7 18 (9.38%) XML
8 17 (8.85%) Spring
9 15 (7.81%) HTML5
10 14 (7.29%) J2EE
10 14 (7.29%) Play Framework
11 8 (4.17%) jQuery
11 8 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (3.13%) Mustache
12 6 (3.13%) Sass
12 6 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.13%) Servlets
12 6 (3.13%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) User Experience
2 19 (9.90%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.13%) Psychology
4 6 (3.13%) Human Factors
5 5 (2.60%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.08%) DTV
7 3 (1.56%) DataPower
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.04%) Economics
9 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.67%) Linux
2 15 (7.81%) UNIX
3 6 (3.13%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.08%) AIX
5 3 (1.56%) Windows
6 2 (1.04%) VME
6 2 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.44%) Open Source
2 41 (21.35%) TDD
3 40 (20.83%) Project Management
4 38 (19.79%) Scrum
5 26 (13.54%) Agile Project Management
6 24 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 21 (10.94%) BDD
8 20 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 18 (9.38%) User Stories
9 18 (9.38%) Customer Insight
10 16 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 15 (7.81%) Web Development
11 15 (7.81%) Automated Testing
12 14 (7.29%) Rapid Prototyping
13 13 (6.77%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.25%) Business Analysis
15 11 (5.73%) Kanban
15 11 (5.73%) MVC
16 10 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.38%) Java
2 31 (16.15%) SQL
3 26 (13.54%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.02%) Scala
4 25 (13.02%) Ruby
5 17 (8.85%) C#
6 12 (6.25%) Python
7 4 (2.08%) COBOL
7 4 (2.08%) Perl
7 4 (2.08%) PHP
8 3 (1.56%) C
9 2 (1.04%) C++
9 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.52%) XPath
10 1 (0.52%) Groovy
10 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) JCL
10 1 (0.52%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (11.98%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.08%) OCP
4 4 (2.08%) OCA
4 4 (2.08%) OCAJ
5 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.60%) Xen
1 5 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) Puppet
1 17 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle
3 6 (3.13%) IBM
3 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.60%) Google
4 5 (2.60%) VMware
5 4 (2.08%) Siebel
5 4 (2.08%) SAP
5 4 (2.08%) Informatica
5 4 (2.08%) Axway
6 3 (1.56%) Sun
6 3 (1.56%) HP
6 3 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.04%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
8 1 (0.52%) OpenText
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) SaltStack