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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 14 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 191 214 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.19% 23.31% 11.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.81% 29.12% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 147 36
Median daily rate £418 £440 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £570 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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
1208 735 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.43% 80.07% 73.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 460 243
Median daily rate £325 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 31 20
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £10.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 166 £400 -9.60% 44
Durham +13 7 £575 +58.62% 3
Teesside +3 1 £283 -29.37%
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 146 (31.00%) Java
2 113 (23.99%) JavaScript
3 101 (21.44%) Scrum
4 97 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (19.32%) TDD
6 77 (16.35%) HTML
7 76 (16.14%) CSS
8 68 (14.44%) User Experience
9 66 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (13.59%) BDD
11 62 (13.16%) Open Source
12 60 (12.74%) Security Cleared
12 60 (12.74%) Finance
13 55 (11.68%) Project Management
14 54 (11.46%) Git (software)
15 52 (11.04%) Linux
16 51 (10.83%) Oracle
17 50 (10.62%) C#
18 46 (9.77%) DevOps
19 43 (9.13%) Test Scripting
20 42 (8.92%) Web Services
21 41 (8.70%) ITIL
21 41 (8.70%) Mentoring
21 41 (8.70%) User Stories
22 40 (8.49%) SC Cleared
23 39 (8.28%) Node.js
23 39 (8.28%) Python
23 39 (8.28%) .NET
24 38 (8.07%) Software Engineering
25 37 (7.86%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.73%) JBoss
2 17 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (2.55%) Confluence
5 9 (1.91%) Apache
5 9 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.70%) ArcGIS
7 7 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.06%) CMS
8 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.85%) FileNet
9 4 (0.85%) IIS
9 4 (0.85%) nginx
9 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) MS Office
2 2 (0.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.21%) MS Project
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.82%) IaaS
2 16 (3.40%) SaaS
3 14 (2.97%) PaaS
4 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.06%) GitHub
7 3 (0.64%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.10%) Internet
2 14 (2.97%) Network Security
3 8 (1.70%) HTTP
3 8 (1.70%) LDAP
3 8 (1.70%) SSL
4 7 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.85%) Intranet
6 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.21%) DNS
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) IPsec
7 1 (0.21%) PBX
7 1 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.12%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.91%) Big Data
6 8 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.70%) GIS
7 7 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.64%) MySQL
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.86%) Jenkins
3 30 (6.37%) Cucumber
4 24 (5.10%) Subversion
5 23 (4.88%) Selenium
6 20 (4.25%) JIRA
7 15 (3.18%) WebDriver
8 14 (2.97%) GitLab
9 13 (2.76%) Protractor
10 12 (2.55%) Maven
11 11 (2.34%) gulp
12 10 (2.12%) StarTeam
13 8 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.49%) Grunt
14 7 (1.49%) JUnit
15 6 (1.27%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.27%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.27%) webpack
16 4 (0.85%) Bower
16 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (12.74%) Finance
2 14 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.34%) Legal
4 8 (1.70%) Retail
5 5 (1.06%) Law
5 5 (1.06%) Marketing
6 3 (0.64%) Back Office
6 3 (0.64%) Front Office
6 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.42%) Banking
7 2 (0.42%) Games
7 2 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (30.79%) Developer
2 68 (14.44%) Java Developer
3 54 (11.46%) Analyst
4 40 (8.49%) User Researcher
5 33 (7.01%) Digital User Researcher
6 28 (5.94%) Architect
6 28 (5.94%) Business Analyst
7 22 (4.67%) Designer
7 22 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.25%) Tester
9 19 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 17 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.61%) Scala Developer
10 17 (3.61%) UX Designer
11 16 (3.40%) Scrum Master
12 15 (3.18%) .NET Developer
12 15 (3.18%) Agile Developer
12 15 (3.18%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (16.35%) HTML
2 76 (16.14%) CSS
3 42 (8.92%) Web Services
4 39 (8.28%) .NET
4 39 (8.28%) Node.js
5 37 (7.86%) AngularJS
6 36 (7.64%) HTML5
7 27 (5.73%) JSON
8 24 (5.10%) RESTful
9 23 (4.88%) CSS3
9 23 (4.88%) jQuery
10 22 (4.67%) XML
11 21 (4.46%) Spring
12 18 (3.82%) ASP.NET
13 17 (3.61%) Express
13 17 (3.61%) SOAP
14 14 (2.97%) REST
14 14 (2.97%) Software Packaging
15 13 (2.76%) Ajax
15 13 (2.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (14.44%) User Experience
3 31 (6.58%) Psychology
4 22 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.70%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.49%) DataPower
7 7 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.06%) NHS
8 5 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) CESG
9 4 (0.85%) Economics
10 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.42%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.42%) iPad
11 2 (0.42%) iPhone
11 2 (0.42%) PMI
11 2 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.04%) Linux
2 37 (7.86%) Unix
3 24 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (3.61%) Windows
5 16 (3.40%) AIX
6 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.85%) VME
8 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.42%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.44%) Scrum
2 91 (19.32%) TDD
3 66 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (13.59%) BDD
5 62 (13.16%) Open Source
6 55 (11.68%) Project Management
7 46 (9.77%) DevOps
8 43 (9.13%) Test Scripting
9 41 (8.70%) ITIL
9 41 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 41 (8.70%) User Stories
10 38 (8.07%) Software Engineering
11 37 (7.86%) Microservices
12 36 (7.64%) MVC
12 36 (7.64%) Web Development
13 35 (7.43%) OO
13 35 (7.43%) Prototyping
14 34 (7.22%) Data Management
14 34 (7.22%) SDLC
15 33 (7.01%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 146 (31.00%) Java
2 113 (23.99%) JavaScript
3 50 (10.62%) C#
4 39 (8.28%) Python
5 33 (7.01%) SQL
6 21 (4.46%) Scala
7 20 (4.25%) C++
8 18 (3.82%) Ruby
9 16 (3.40%) Perl
10 14 (2.97%) VB
11 10 (2.12%) C
11 10 (2.12%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.70%) PHP
13 8 (1.70%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.06%) Clojure
15 5 (1.06%) FQL
15 5 (1.06%) Groovy
16 4 (0.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 35 (7.43%) Degree
4 9 (1.91%) ISEB
4 9 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.49%) OCA
5 7 (1.49%) OCAJ
5 7 (1.49%) OCP
6 6 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.27%) PMP
7 5 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.64%) CISSP
9 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.21%) MCAD
10 1 (0.21%) MCSD
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.40%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) SLA
3 6 (1.27%) WCAG
4 4 (0.85%) WAI
5 3 (0.64%) COREP
5 3 (0.64%) FINREP
6 2 (0.42%) GPG13
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.27%) Docker
1 6 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.21%) LXC
6 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (7.22%) Puppet
2 31 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.27%) Ansible
3 6 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.06%) Kibana
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.42%) logstash
5 2 (0.42%) Salt
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (10.83%) Oracle
2 24 (5.10%) HP
2 24 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.67%) Red Hat
4 20 (4.25%) Axway
4 20 (4.25%) Informatica
5 17 (3.61%) Siebel
6 16 (3.40%) IBM
7 10 (2.12%) Tableau
8 9 (1.91%) Perforce
9 7 (1.49%) SaltStack
9 7 (1.49%) Sun
10 6 (1.27%) VMware
11 4 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.85%) SAP
11 4 (0.85%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.64%) Google
12 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.42%) Fujitsu
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