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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 168 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.97% 10.53% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.43% 14.49% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 18 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £271 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £480 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -4.00%
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
591 276 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.78% 72.63% 62.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 130 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £207 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 +8 154 £450 +5.88% 15
Durham -17 5 £413 +19.56% 5
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 118 (36.76%) Java
2 102 (31.78%) HTML
3 85 (26.48%) CSS
4 82 (25.55%) Ruby
5 79 (24.61%) Scala
5 79 (24.61%) User Experience
6 76 (23.68%) Python
7 72 (22.43%) Scrum
8 62 (19.31%) C#
9 54 (16.82%) Open Source
10 53 (16.51%) Mentoring
11 51 (15.89%) JSON
12 50 (15.58%) HTML5
13 46 (14.33%) Linux
14 43 (13.40%) RESTful
15 42 (13.08%) REST
16 40 (12.46%) Relational Database
16 40 (12.46%) JavaScript
17 36 (11.21%) Usability Testing
17 36 (11.21%) CSS3
18 35 (10.90%) Ajax
19 33 (10.28%) Degree
19 33 (10.28%) Selenium
19 33 (10.28%) Automated Testing
20 32 (9.97%) Git (software)
21 31 (9.66%) Rapid Prototyping
21 31 (9.66%) Subversion
22 30 (9.35%) UNIX
22 30 (9.35%) Web Design
22 30 (9.35%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (5.30%) Confluence
2 10 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.80%) JBoss
4 6 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) Lync
6 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (3.12%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (3.12%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.49%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.41%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) SSL
2 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.46%) Relational Database
2 16 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.98%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.36%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.18%) MySQL
4 7 (2.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 33 (10.28%) Selenium
2 32 (9.97%) Git (software)
3 31 (9.66%) Subversion
4 26 (8.10%) Jenkins
5 23 (7.17%) JIRA
6 16 (4.98%) JUnit
7 11 (3.43%) Axure RP
7 11 (3.43%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.18%) PHPUnit
8 7 (2.18%) RSpec
8 7 (2.18%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) Maven
9 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (6.85%) Finance
2 10 (3.12%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.80%) Marketing
4 6 (1.87%) Publishing
5 5 (1.56%) Legal
5 5 (1.56%) Electronics
5 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (32.09%) Developer
2 49 (15.26%) Designer
3 38 (11.84%) UX Designer
4 31 (9.66%) Architect
5 30 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 23 (7.17%) Analyst
8 22 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (6.23%) ScrumMaster
10 18 (5.61%) Digital Architect
11 16 (4.98%) Project Manager
12 15 (4.67%) Product Manager
13 12 (3.74%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.43%) Lead Architect
14 11 (3.43%) Business Analyst
14 11 (3.43%) .NET Developer
15 10 (3.12%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.12%) Scala Developer
16 7 (2.18%) Lead Developer
16 7 (2.18%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (31.78%) HTML
2 85 (26.48%) CSS
3 51 (15.89%) JSON
4 50 (15.58%) HTML5
5 43 (13.40%) RESTful
6 42 (13.08%) REST
7 36 (11.21%) CSS3
8 35 (10.90%) Ajax
9 27 (8.41%) Spring
10 25 (7.79%) Django
11 20 (6.23%) .NET
12 17 (5.30%) J2EE
13 16 (4.98%) ASP.NET
14 15 (4.67%) SOAP
15 12 (3.74%) jQuery
16 10 (3.12%) Web Services
17 9 (2.80%) Play Framework
18 8 (2.49%) XML
19 7 (2.18%) Symfony
19 7 (2.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (24.61%) User Experience
2 54 (16.82%) Open Source
3 23 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.54%) Human Factors
5 20 (6.23%) Visualisation
6 19 (5.92%) Psychology
7 18 (5.61%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.80%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.56%) DTV
10 4 (1.25%) Social Media
10 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.93%) NHS
11 3 (0.93%) SCADA
12 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.33%) Linux
2 30 (9.35%) UNIX
3 19 (5.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.62%) VME
5 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.43%) Scrum
2 53 (16.51%) Mentoring
3 36 (11.21%) Usability Testing
4 33 (10.28%) Automated Testing
5 31 (9.66%) Rapid Prototyping
6 30 (9.35%) Web Design
6 30 (9.35%) Web Development
7 26 (8.10%) Configuration Management
8 25 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.48%) TDD
9 24 (7.48%) Customer Insight
10 22 (6.85%) Market Research
11 21 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 20 (6.23%) Project Management
13 19 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.61%) User Stories
14 18 (5.61%) Test Scripting
15 17 (5.30%) Service Delivery
16 16 (4.98%) Line Management
17 14 (4.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 118 (36.76%) Java
2 82 (25.55%) Ruby
3 79 (24.61%) Scala
4 76 (23.68%) Python
5 62 (19.31%) C#
6 40 (12.46%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.30%) SQL
8 10 (3.12%) PHP
9 8 (2.49%) C++
10 7 (2.18%) PHP5
11 2 (0.62%) COBOL
11 2 (0.62%) Perl
11 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (10.28%) Degree
2 28 (8.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.87%) ISEB
5 4 (1.25%) APMP
5 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) OCP
7 1 (0.31%) OCA
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (6.23%) Puppet
2 19 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.93%) Nagios
3 3 (0.93%) Ganglia
3 3 (0.93%) collectd
4 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (4.67%) Oracle
2 10 (3.12%) Adobe
3 9 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.18%) Mercator
5 6 (1.87%) Google
6 5 (1.56%) SAP
7 3 (0.93%) Splunk
8 2 (0.62%) Tableau
8 2 (0.62%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (0.62%) Lotus
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