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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 246 134 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.24% 17.27% 17.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.24% 22.67% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 88 52
Median daily rate £409 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £279 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £505 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1158 591 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.84% 76.16% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 349 278
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.46 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.08% +6.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -5 227 £400 - 43
Durham +7 5 £550 +37.50% 3
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 169 (28.60%) Java
2 129 (21.83%) JavaScript
3 116 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (18.95%) Scrum
5 100 (16.92%) HTML
6 98 (16.58%) User Experience
7 90 (15.23%) CSS
8 88 (14.89%) TDD
9 85 (14.38%) Finance
10 82 (13.87%) Open Source
11 77 (13.03%) User Stories
12 72 (12.18%) Oracle
13 70 (11.84%) Project Management
13 70 (11.84%) Security Cleared
14 63 (10.66%) Linux
15 62 (10.49%) Mentoring
16 59 (9.98%) C#
17 55 (9.31%) BDD
18 54 (9.14%) Python
19 53 (8.97%) .NET
20 47 (7.95%) HTML5
21 46 (7.78%) Test Scripting
21 46 (7.78%) SQL Server
21 46 (7.78%) Web Services
21 46 (7.78%) Unix
22 45 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
22 45 (7.61%) Service Design
23 44 (7.45%) Coaching
24 43 (7.28%) MVC
25 42 (7.11%) Market Research

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 31 (5.25%) Node.js
2 27 (4.57%) JBoss
3 19 (3.21%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (2.88%) Confluence
6 16 (2.71%) Apache
7 15 (2.54%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.20%) ArcGIS
9 7 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.85%) CMS
10 5 (0.85%) SAS
11 4 (0.68%) FileNet
11 4 (0.68%) nginx
12 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.51%) IIS
13 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.34%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 7 (1.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.85%) MS Office
2 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (2.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.02%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.20%) IaaS
2 8 (1.35%) PaaS
2 8 (1.35%) SaaS
3 6 (1.02%) GitHub
3 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.57%) Internet
2 15 (2.54%) HTTP
3 14 (2.37%) Network Security
4 10 (1.69%) SSL
5 8 (1.35%) LDAP
6 7 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.68%) Intranet
8 3 (0.51%) SNMP
8 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.34%) DHCP
9 2 (0.34%) DNS
9 2 (0.34%) FTP
9 2 (0.34%) IPsec
10 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.17%) PBX
10 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.06%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.54%) Big Data
8 14 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (2.20%) GIS
10 12 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.02%) HBase
13 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.85%) Pentaho
14 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.25%) Cucumber
3 29 (4.91%) JIRA
4 28 (4.74%) Jenkins
5 26 (4.40%) Selenium
6 16 (2.71%) Subversion
7 12 (2.03%) WebDriver
8 11 (1.86%) JUnit
8 11 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.69%) ERwin
10 9 (1.52%) gulp
10 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.18%) HP UFT
12 6 (1.02%) GitLab
13 5 (0.85%) Protractor
14 4 (0.68%) eggPlant
14 4 (0.68%) Grunt
14 4 (0.68%) JMeter
14 4 (0.68%) RSpec
14 4 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 85 (14.38%) Finance
2 16 (2.71%) Legal
3 15 (2.54%) Marketing
4 13 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.02%) Publishing
6 5 (0.85%) Games
7 4 (0.68%) Law
7 4 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.51%) Back Office
8 3 (0.51%) Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Front Office
8 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.34%) Billing
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 158 (26.73%) Developer
2 80 (13.54%) Java Developer
3 73 (12.35%) Analyst
4 50 (8.46%) User Researcher
5 47 (7.95%) Architect
6 46 (7.78%) Business Analyst
7 44 (7.45%) Designer
8 33 (5.58%) UX Designer
9 27 (4.57%) Project Manager
9 27 (4.57%) Tester
10 26 (4.40%) Scrum Master
11 24 (4.06%) Digital User Researcher
12 23 (3.89%) Agile Coach
13 18 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
13 18 (3.05%) Digital Agile Coach
14 17 (2.88%) Digital Analyst
14 17 (2.88%) Digital Business Analyst
14 17 (2.88%) Digital Designer
14 17 (2.88%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.71%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (16.92%) HTML
2 90 (15.23%) CSS
3 53 (8.97%) .NET
4 47 (7.95%) HTML5
5 46 (7.78%) Web Services
6 36 (6.09%) Spring
7 31 (5.25%) AngularJS
8 28 (4.74%) ASP.NET
9 25 (4.23%) CSS3
9 25 (4.23%) jQuery
9 25 (4.23%) JSON
10 23 (3.89%) J2EE
11 22 (3.72%) RESTful
12 21 (3.55%) XML
13 16 (2.71%) Ajax
13 16 (2.71%) Hibernate
13 16 (2.71%) REST
14 15 (2.54%) XHTML
15 14 (2.37%) Java EE
15 14 (2.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (16.58%) User Experience
3 35 (5.92%) Psychology
4 33 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.52%) CESG
7 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.18%) DataPower
8 7 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.85%) Ontologies
9 5 (0.85%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.85%) Social Media
9 5 (0.85%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.68%) Blog
10 4 (0.68%) Economics
10 4 (0.68%) NHS
11 3 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.66%) Linux
2 46 (7.78%) Unix
3 32 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.55%) Windows
5 18 (3.05%) AIX
6 10 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.68%) CentOS
7 4 (0.68%) SUSE
7 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.51%) VME
9 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (18.95%) Scrum
2 88 (14.89%) TDD
3 82 (13.87%) Open Source
4 77 (13.03%) User Stories
5 70 (11.84%) Project Management
6 62 (10.49%) Mentoring
7 55 (9.31%) BDD
8 46 (7.78%) Test Scripting
9 45 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (7.61%) Service Design
10 44 (7.45%) Coaching
11 43 (7.28%) MVC
12 42 (7.11%) Market Research
13 41 (6.94%) DevOps
14 40 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (6.09%) Data Management
15 36 (6.09%) Web Development
16 35 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (5.92%) CRM
17 34 (5.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 169 (28.60%) Java
2 129 (21.83%) JavaScript
3 59 (9.98%) C#
4 54 (9.14%) Python
5 37 (6.26%) SQL
6 28 (4.74%) Scala
7 26 (4.40%) C++
7 26 (4.40%) Ruby
8 17 (2.88%) Perl
8 17 (2.88%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.54%) C
10 11 (1.86%) VB
11 10 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.18%) COBOL
12 7 (1.18%) PHP
12 7 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.85%) FQL
14 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 70 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 34 (5.75%) Degree
5 12 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.69%) OCA
6 10 (1.69%) OCAJ
6 10 (1.69%) OCP
7 8 (1.35%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.02%) PMP
10 5 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.85%) ISEB
11 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.17%) CISSP
13 1 (0.17%) HND
13 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (2.88%) QA
3 12 (2.03%) WCAG
4 8 (1.35%) WAI
5 6 (1.02%) GPG13
6 4 (0.68%) SLA
7 3 (0.51%) COREP
7 3 (0.51%) FINREP
8 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (1.52%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.34%) Xen
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 34 (5.75%) Puppet
2 31 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.51%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) StatsD
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (12.18%) Oracle
2 28 (4.74%) HP
2 28 (4.74%) Red Hat
3 26 (4.40%) Axway
3 26 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.89%) Informatica
5 20 (3.38%) Tableau
6 18 (3.05%) Siebel
7 16 (2.71%) IBM
8 10 (1.69%) SAP
9 9 (1.52%) Sun
10 6 (1.02%) VMware
11 5 (0.85%) CA
11 5 (0.85%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.68%) Rally
12 4 (0.68%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.51%) Genesys
13 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.51%) Xamarin
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