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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 151 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.82% 5.71% 8.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.38% 8.47% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 12 22
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£375 £383 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £328 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%
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
532 236 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.88% 67.43% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 124 145
Average daily rate £355 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 20
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.75 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +60.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 133 £375 -1.96% 50
Durham +3 12 £250 -28.57% 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 85 (35.42%) Java
2 65 (27.08%) HTML
3 62 (25.83%) C#
4 61 (25.42%) Scrum
5 60 (25.00%) CSS
6 53 (22.08%) Ruby
7 47 (19.58%) Python
8 42 (17.50%) REST
9 41 (17.08%) Automated Testing
9 41 (17.08%) Scala
10 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 38 (15.83%) Selenium
11 38 (15.83%) HTML5
12 34 (14.17%) CSS3
13 32 (13.33%) JSON
14 31 (12.92%) Ajax
15 28 (11.67%) Jenkins
15 28 (11.67%) User Experience
16 27 (11.25%) Subversion
16 27 (11.25%) Git (software)
17 26 (10.83%) TDD
17 26 (10.83%) .NET
17 26 (10.83%) JUnit
18 25 (10.42%) UNIX
18 25 (10.42%) RESTful
19 24 (10.00%) Test Automation
20 23 (9.58%) Finance
20 23 (9.58%) Configuration Management
20 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
21 22 (9.17%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.83%) LiveCycle
5 2 (0.83%) Mule
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) Kentico
6 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Office
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
2 12 (5.00%) MySQL
3 11 (4.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.83%) OLAP
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (15.83%) Selenium
2 28 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 27 (11.25%) Subversion
4 26 (10.83%) JUnit
5 21 (8.75%) WebDriver
6 20 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 19 (7.92%) RSpec
8 14 (5.83%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (4.17%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.25%) JIRA
11 2 (0.83%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.83%) Maven
12 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (9.58%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 11 (4.58%) Marketing
4 8 (3.33%) Electronics
4 8 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.92%) Games
6 4 (1.67%) Publishing
7 3 (1.25%) Legal
7 3 (1.25%) Local Government
8 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 97 (40.42%) Developer
2 22 (9.17%) Senior Developer
3 21 (8.75%) Analyst
3 21 (8.75%) Designer
4 18 (7.50%) Product Manager
5 16 (6.67%) Architect
5 16 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.42%) Consultant
6 13 (5.42%) User Experience Designer
7 11 (4.58%) Test Consultant
7 11 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 11 (4.58%) Digital Architect
8 10 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.75%) Test Automation Consultant
9 9 (3.75%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.33%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.08%) HTML
2 60 (25.00%) CSS
3 42 (17.50%) REST
4 38 (15.83%) HTML5
5 34 (14.17%) CSS3
6 32 (13.33%) JSON
7 31 (12.92%) Ajax
8 26 (10.83%) .NET
9 25 (10.42%) RESTful
10 22 (9.17%) ASP.NET
11 19 (7.92%) Spring
12 17 (7.08%) jQuery
13 16 (6.67%) XML
14 15 (6.25%) Web Services
15 12 (5.00%) SOAP
16 10 (4.17%) MooTools
16 10 (4.17%) YAML
16 10 (4.17%) Symfony
17 8 (3.33%) Play Framework
18 6 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.67%) User Experience
2 20 (8.33%) Open Source
3 16 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.33%) DTV
6 7 (2.92%) Social Media
6 7 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
9 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.42%) PMI
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.42%) UNIX
2 15 (6.25%) Linux
3 12 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.67%) Windows
5 3 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.42%) Scrum
2 41 (17.08%) Automated Testing
3 26 (10.83%) TDD
4 24 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 23 (9.58%) Configuration Management
6 22 (9.17%) Project Management
6 22 (9.17%) Test Scripting
7 20 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 19 (7.92%) Automation Testing
8 19 (7.92%) Web Testing
8 19 (7.92%) Web Design
9 18 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
10 17 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.08%) Service Delivery
11 16 (6.67%) OO
12 15 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (5.42%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (5.42%) Web Development
14 12 (5.00%) CRM
14 12 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.42%) Java
2 62 (25.83%) C#
3 53 (22.08%) Ruby
4 47 (19.58%) Python
5 41 (17.08%) Scala
6 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 21 (8.75%) SQL
8 10 (4.17%) PHP
8 10 (4.17%) C++
8 10 (4.17%) PHP5
9 5 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.83%) Perl
10 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.42%) ISEB
3 9 (3.75%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.75%) Degree
4 7 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.08%) APMP
5 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.42%) PMP
7 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.08%) Puppet
1 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.25%) collectd
2 3 (1.25%) Nagios
2 3 (1.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 22 (9.17%) Oracle
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.17%) SAP
4 7 (2.92%) Adobe
5 6 (2.50%) JBoss
6 3 (1.25%) Mercator
6 3 (1.25%) Lotus
6 3 (1.25%) Splunk
6 3 (1.25%) Google
7 2 (0.83%) hybris
7 2 (0.83%) Tableau
7 2 (0.83%) Facebook
7 2 (0.83%) Twitter
7 2 (0.83%) WSO2
7 2 (0.83%) Apple
7 2 (0.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
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