The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 11 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 61 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.22% 2.93% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.65% 4.25% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 6 5
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£385 £369 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 259 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.87% 68.88% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 129 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 24
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North East region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North East region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 56 £375 +3.44% 25
Durham -5 2 £385 +6.20% 6
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 42 (34.71%) Java
2 34 (28.10%) Scrum
3 27 (22.31%) Automated Testing
3 27 (22.31%) Selenium
4 23 (19.01%) Test Automation
5 22 (18.18%) Ruby
5 22 (18.18%) JUnit
6 21 (17.36%) Project Management
6 21 (17.36%) WebDriver
6 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
7 20 (16.53%) Automation Testing
7 20 (16.53%) RSpec
7 20 (16.53%) Cucumber
8 19 (15.70%) Web Testing
8 19 (15.70%) C#
9 16 (13.22%) Service Delivery
9 16 (13.22%) HTML
9 16 (13.22%) Python
10 15 (12.40%) Open Source
11 14 (11.57%) Scala
11 14 (11.57%) HTML5
11 14 (11.57%) Agile Project Management
11 14 (11.57%) CSS
11 14 (11.57%) Finance
12 13 (10.74%) Ajax
13 12 (9.92%) TDD
13 12 (9.92%) CSS3
14 11 (9.09%) User Stories
14 11 (9.09%) QA
15 10 (8.26%) JSON

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Kentico
2 1 (0.83%) Sitefinity
2 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.65%) OLAP
1 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Selenium
2 22 (18.18%) JUnit
3 21 (17.36%) WebDriver
3 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
4 20 (16.53%) RSpec
4 20 (16.53%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Marketing
2 8 (6.61%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.96%) Games
3 6 (4.96%) Electronics
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Local Government
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Developer
2 18 (14.88%) Product Manager
3 12 (9.92%) Architect
3 12 (9.92%) Consultant
4 11 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.09%) Test Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) Digital Architect
5 9 (7.44%) Test Automation Consultant
6 8 (6.61%) Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Digital Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Defect Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) HTML
2 14 (11.57%) HTML5
2 14 (11.57%) CSS
3 13 (10.74%) Ajax
4 12 (9.92%) CSS3
5 10 (8.26%) JSON
5 10 (8.26%) REST
6 8 (6.61%) .NET
7 6 (4.96%) Play Framework
8 5 (4.13%) jQuery
9 4 (3.31%) RESTful
9 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.31%) SAML
9 4 (3.31%) Spring
10 3 (2.48%) WinForms
10 3 (2.48%) Web Services
10 3 (2.48%) XML
10 3 (2.48%) J2EE
11 2 (1.65%) WCF
11 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Open Source
2 6 (4.96%) DTV
3 4 (3.31%) Social Media
4 2 (1.65%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) PMI
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) UNIX
1 2 (1.65%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) Scrum
2 27 (22.31%) Automated Testing
3 23 (19.01%) Test Automation
4 21 (17.36%) Project Management
5 20 (16.53%) Automation Testing
6 19 (15.70%) Web Testing
7 16 (13.22%) Service Delivery
8 14 (11.57%) Agile Project Management
9 12 (9.92%) TDD
10 11 (9.09%) User Stories
11 10 (8.26%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.44%) Software Testing
13 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.79%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
15 6 (4.96%) OO
16 5 (4.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (34.71%) Java
2 22 (18.18%) Ruby
3 19 (15.70%) C#
4 16 (13.22%) Python
5 14 (11.57%) Scala
6 5 (4.13%) SQL
7 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) ISEB
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.65%) PMP
4 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle
1 8 (6.61%) SAP
2 4 (3.31%) JBoss
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) Adobe
3 2 (1.65%) Facebook
3 2 (1.65%) Twitter
3 2 (1.65%) Mercator
3 2 (1.65%) Apple
3 2 (1.65%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
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