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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 171 85 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.72% 16.19% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.33% 22.02% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 42 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.21% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £243 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.01 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -5.33%
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
675 386 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.85% 73.52% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 246 112
Average daily rate £395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 14 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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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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 +4 155 £408 +22.46% 42
Durham -15 3 £363 +16.93% 6
Teesside - 1 £400 - 2
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (31.62%) Java
2 66 (26.09%) User Experience
3 56 (22.13%) Scrum
3 56 (22.13%) TDD
4 52 (20.55%) HTML
4 52 (20.55%) Open Source
5 48 (18.97%) Project Management
6 42 (16.60%) NoSQL
7 41 (16.21%) MongoDB
8 40 (15.81%) Finance
9 38 (15.02%) CSS
9 38 (15.02%) Web Services
9 38 (15.02%) Scala
10 36 (14.23%) Linux
11 35 (13.83%) SQL
11 35 (13.83%) RESTful
12 34 (13.44%) Ruby
13 32 (12.65%) .NET
14 31 (12.25%) Configuration Management
15 30 (11.86%) JavaScript
16 29 (11.46%) Business Analysis
16 29 (11.46%) Selenium
17 27 (10.67%) Django
18 26 (10.28%) JSON
18 26 (10.28%) Waterfall
19 25 (9.88%) Degree
19 25 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (9.88%) C#
20 24 (9.49%) Mentoring
21 23 (9.09%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (5.93%) Confluence
2 11 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.77%) IIS
4 7 (2.77%) JBoss
4 7 (2.77%) Node.js
5 6 (2.37%) nginx
5 6 (2.37%) Apache
5 6 (2.37%) Jetty
6 4 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.19%) FileNet
7 3 (1.19%) CMS
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Documentum
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.19%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.37%) Google App Engine
2 6 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.14%) HTTP
2 10 (3.95%) SSL
3 7 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.37%) DNS
4 6 (2.37%) DHCP
4 6 (2.37%) FTP
4 6 (2.37%) IPsec
5 3 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.19%) Network Security
5 3 (1.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) SAN
6 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.40%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.60%) NoSQL
2 41 (16.21%) MongoDB
3 23 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.11%) MySQL
5 14 (5.53%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.79%) Big Data
7 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (11.46%) Selenium
2 22 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.51%) JIRA
4 12 (4.74%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.37%) Subversion
6 6 (2.37%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.58%) Sahi
8 4 (1.58%) WATIR
8 4 (1.58%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.58%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.19%) JUnit
9 3 (1.19%) RSpec
10 1 (0.40%) JBehave
10 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.40%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.40%) JMeter
General
1 40 (15.81%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.37%) Marketing
4 4 (1.58%) Banking
4 4 (1.58%) Legal
4 4 (1.58%) Electronics
4 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (22.13%) Developer
2 40 (15.81%) Analyst
3 39 (15.42%) Architect
4 36 (14.23%) Designer
5 32 (12.65%) Technical Architect
6 29 (11.46%) Business Analyst
6 29 (11.46%) UX Designer
7 20 (7.91%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.91%) Senior Architect
8 19 (7.51%) Senior Technical Architect
9 16 (6.32%) Project Manager
9 16 (6.32%) Digital Architect
9 16 (6.32%) Digital Technical Architect
10 13 (5.14%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.56%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.56%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
12 9 (3.56%) Senior Digital Architect
13 7 (2.77%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.77%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.55%) HTML
2 38 (15.02%) CSS
2 38 (15.02%) Web Services
3 35 (13.83%) RESTful
4 32 (12.65%) .NET
5 27 (10.67%) Django
6 26 (10.28%) JSON
7 23 (9.09%) Spring
8 21 (8.30%) XML
9 19 (7.51%) Play Framework
10 18 (7.11%) J2EE
11 17 (6.72%) HTML5
12 14 (5.53%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (4.35%) jQuery
14 10 (3.95%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET
15 9 (3.56%) Hibernate
16 7 (2.77%) Servlets
16 7 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (2.37%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.09%) User Experience
2 23 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 18 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.37%) Psychology
4 6 (2.37%) Human Factors
5 5 (1.98%) Private Cloud
5 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.58%) DTV
7 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.19%) DataPower
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) Economics
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.23%) Linux
2 15 (5.93%) UNIX
3 7 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.37%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.58%) Windows
5 4 (1.58%) AIX
6 2 (0.79%) VME
6 2 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.13%) Scrum
1 56 (22.13%) TDD
2 52 (20.55%) Open Source
3 48 (18.97%) Project Management
4 31 (12.25%) Configuration Management
5 29 (11.46%) Business Analysis
6 26 (10.28%) Waterfall
7 25 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (9.49%) Mentoring
9 23 (9.09%) User Stories
9 23 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (8.70%) BDD
11 21 (8.30%) Agile Project Management
12 18 (7.11%) Customer Insight
12 18 (7.11%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.11%) Automated Testing
13 17 (6.72%) Web Development
14 16 (6.32%) MVC
14 16 (6.32%) Rapid Prototyping
15 13 (5.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.62%) Java
2 38 (15.02%) Scala
3 35 (13.83%) SQL
4 34 (13.44%) Ruby
5 30 (11.86%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.88%) C#
7 17 (6.72%) Python
8 4 (1.58%) Perl
9 3 (1.19%) PHP
9 3 (1.19%) C
9 3 (1.19%) COBOL
9 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.79%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) XPath
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.40%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 25 (9.88%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.37%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.98%) OCP
4 5 (1.98%) OCA
4 5 (1.98%) OCAJ
4 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) ISEB
5 3 (1.19%) APMP
6 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) IIBA
7 1 (0.40%) CBAP
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.51%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.37%) Xen
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) QEMU
3 1 (0.40%) KVM
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.51%) Puppet
1 19 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (7.51%) Oracle
2 18 (7.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.77%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.77%) VMware
4 6 (2.37%) Google
4 6 (2.37%) IBM
5 4 (1.58%) Informatica
5 4 (1.58%) Axway
5 4 (1.58%) SAP
5 4 (1.58%) Siebel
6 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.19%) Sun
6 3 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (0.79%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.40%) EMC
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.40%) Teradata
8 1 (0.40%) OpenText
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