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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 81 86 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.52% 15.19% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 20.09% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 16
Average daily rate
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£383 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £199 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £396 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
459 428 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.94% 75.62% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 265 89
Average daily rate £375 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +79.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +5 73 £400 +60.00% 33
Durham -1 3 £425 +21.42% 4
Northumberland - - - - 2
Teesside - - - -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 80 (32.26%) Java
2 65 (26.21%) HTML
3 60 (24.19%) User Experience
4 51 (20.56%) Scrum
5 48 (19.35%) CSS
6 46 (18.55%) Mentoring
7 43 (17.34%) Linux
8 42 (16.94%) Open Source
9 41 (16.53%) Scala
10 38 (15.32%) Ruby
11 35 (14.11%) Degree
12 34 (13.71%) Relational Database
13 33 (13.31%) Python
14 30 (12.10%) Project Management
15 29 (11.69%) JavaScript
15 29 (11.69%) C#
16 26 (10.48%) Usability Testing
16 26 (10.48%) Web Development
16 26 (10.48%) Finance
16 26 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (10.48%) Customer Insight
17 25 (10.08%) SQL
17 25 (10.08%) Django
18 24 (9.68%) Security Cleared
19 23 (9.27%) JSON
19 23 (9.27%) Spring
20 22 (8.87%) .NET
20 22 (8.87%) RESTful
20 22 (8.87%) HTML5
21 21 (8.47%) Market Research

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (6.85%) Confluence
2 11 (4.44%) JBoss
3 8 (3.23%) Node.js
4 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.61%) CMS
6 3 (1.21%) Lync
7 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.40%) WordPress
8 1 (0.40%) Drupal
8 1 (0.40%) Documentum
8 1 (0.40%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (3.63%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.21%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.71%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.26%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.63%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (8.06%) JIRA
1 20 (8.06%) Selenium
2 16 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.05%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.65%) Subversion
5 9 (3.63%) Axure RP
6 8 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.02%) JUnit
8 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.81%) WATIR
9 2 (0.81%) Sahi
9 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.40%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.40%) Maven
10 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (10.48%) Finance
2 12 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.23%) Marketing
4 6 (2.42%) Legal
5 4 (1.61%) Electronics
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Advertising
6 3 (1.21%) Publishing
7 2 (0.81%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (25.81%) Developer
2 35 (14.11%) Designer
3 29 (11.69%) UX Designer
4 23 (9.27%) Architect
4 23 (9.27%) Java Developer
5 22 (8.87%) Analyst
6 21 (8.47%) ScrumMaster
7 17 (6.85%) .NET Developer
8 16 (6.45%) Project Manager
8 16 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.65%) Business Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) Digital Architect
11 10 (4.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.03%) Lead Architect
12 9 (3.63%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.63%) Product Manager
13 8 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.82%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (26.21%) HTML
2 48 (19.35%) CSS
3 25 (10.08%) Django
4 23 (9.27%) Spring
4 23 (9.27%) JSON
5 22 (8.87%) .NET
5 22 (8.87%) RESTful
5 22 (8.87%) HTML5
6 18 (7.26%) J2EE
7 15 (6.05%) Web Services
8 11 (4.44%) JPA
9 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET
9 10 (4.03%) SOAP
10 9 (3.63%) XML
10 9 (3.63%) Ajax
10 9 (3.63%) Play Framework
11 8 (3.23%) jQuery
11 8 (3.23%) CSS3
12 7 (2.82%) REST
13 6 (2.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.19%) User Experience
2 42 (16.94%) Open Source
3 26 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (8.47%) Psychology
4 21 (8.47%) Human Factors
5 18 (7.26%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.63%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.61%) DTV
9 3 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.21%) SCADA
10 2 (0.81%) Economics
10 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.34%) Linux
2 18 (7.26%) UNIX
3 12 (4.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.61%) VME
5 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows
6 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.56%) Scrum
2 46 (18.55%) Mentoring
3 30 (12.10%) Project Management
4 26 (10.48%) Web Development
4 26 (10.48%) Usability Testing
4 26 (10.48%) Customer Insight
5 21 (8.47%) Market Research
5 21 (8.47%) User Stories
5 21 (8.47%) Agile Project Management
6 19 (7.66%) TDD
6 19 (7.66%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.26%) MVC
8 17 (6.85%) Configuration Management
8 17 (6.85%) Rapid Prototyping
8 17 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.45%) Web Design
9 16 (6.45%) DevOps
10 15 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.24%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.24%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 80 (32.26%) Java
2 41 (16.53%) Scala
3 38 (15.32%) Ruby
4 33 (13.31%) Python
5 29 (11.69%) JavaScript
5 29 (11.69%) C#
6 25 (10.08%) SQL
7 6 (2.42%) COBOL
8 5 (2.02%) PHP
9 3 (1.21%) C
9 3 (1.21%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) JCL
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 35 (14.11%) Degree
2 24 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.61%) OCAJ
5 4 (1.61%) OCP
5 4 (1.61%) OCA
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) PMP
7 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.26%) Puppet
2 17 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.45%) Oracle
3 9 (3.63%) Adobe
4 5 (2.02%) Mercator
5 4 (1.61%) SAP
5 4 (1.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.21%) Google
7 2 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) EMC
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) OpenText
8 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.40%) Nuxeo
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