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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 367 97 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.80% 15.59% 13.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 47.05% 22.40% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 70 38
Average daily rate £433 £428 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% +53.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
780 433 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.60% 69.61% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 263 193
Average daily rate £410 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +32.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £28.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 325 £425 -1.16% 53
Durham +13 13 £475 +22.58% 4
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 195 (29.73%) Java
2 142 (21.65%) Scrum
3 129 (19.66%) JavaScript
4 118 (17.99%) HTML
5 117 (17.84%) Finance
6 107 (16.31%) Open Source
7 105 (16.01%) CSS
8 95 (14.48%) .NET
8 95 (14.48%) Linux
9 94 (14.33%) Project Management
10 91 (13.87%) TDD
11 90 (13.72%) User Stories
12 82 (12.50%) User Experience
13 81 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
14 78 (11.89%) Web Services
14 78 (11.89%) Oracle
15 77 (11.74%) SQL Server
16 70 (10.67%) Python
17 69 (10.52%) Mentoring
18 67 (10.21%) C#
18 67 (10.21%) Security Cleared
19 66 (10.06%) Waterfall
20 65 (9.91%) HTML5
21 53 (8.08%) SDLC
22 51 (7.77%) Business Analysis
23 50 (7.62%) Degree
24 49 (7.47%) jQuery
25 48 (7.32%) Test Scripting
26 46 (7.01%) Ruby
26 46 (7.01%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (4.12%) Confluence
1 27 (4.12%) Node.js
2 24 (3.66%) CMS
2 24 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.51%) Apache
4 20 (3.05%) IIS
5 17 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 15 (2.29%) Jetty
7 15 (2.29%) nginx
7 15 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.83%) Drupal
9 9 (1.37%) JBoss
10 5 (0.76%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.61%) SAS
11 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.30%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.30%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 22 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.46%) MS Project
3 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.22%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) assyst
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (1.98%) Google App Engine
3 13 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.68%) GitHub
5 3 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.88%) FTP
2 26 (3.96%) HTTP
3 21 (3.20%) Internet
4 17 (2.59%) 3G
4 17 (2.59%) 4G
4 17 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (2.29%) DHCP
5 15 (2.29%) DNS
5 15 (2.29%) IPsec
5 15 (2.29%) SSH
5 15 (2.29%) SSL
6 12 (1.83%) SNMP
7 11 (1.68%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) LAN
8 1 (0.15%) MPLS
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 32 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 26 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 22 (3.35%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.59%) MySQL
8 14 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.68%) Big Data
10 10 (1.52%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.76%) GIS
15 5 (0.76%) HBase
15 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 45 (6.86%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.40%) JIRA
3 35 (5.34%) Selenium
4 33 (5.03%) Cucumber
5 25 (3.81%) Git (software)
6 18 (2.74%) Subversion
7 16 (2.44%) HP UFT
8 15 (2.29%) CA Gen
9 12 (1.83%) JMeter
10 11 (1.68%) GitLab
10 11 (1.68%) LoadRunner
11 10 (1.52%) JUnit
11 10 (1.52%) Visual Studio
12 9 (1.37%) ERwin
13 8 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.07%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.91%) RSpec
16 5 (0.76%) Vagrant
17 4 (0.61%) eggPlant
General
1 117 (17.84%) Finance
2 30 (4.57%) Manufacturing
3 23 (3.51%) Marketing
4 19 (2.90%) Legal
5 12 (1.83%) Banking
5 12 (1.83%) Billing
5 12 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.68%) Electronics
7 10 (1.52%) Publishing
7 10 (1.52%) Retail
8 9 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.07%) Games
10 5 (0.76%) Law
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 178 (27.13%) Developer
2 111 (16.92%) Analyst
3 92 (14.02%) Java Developer
4 85 (12.96%) Business Analyst
5 50 (7.62%) Architect
6 48 (7.32%) User Researcher
7 36 (5.49%) Digital Business Analyst
8 35 (5.34%) Digital Analyst
8 35 (5.34%) Scrum Master
9 34 (5.18%) Designer
10 31 (4.73%) Agile Business Analyst
11 24 (3.66%) Digital Architect
12 23 (3.51%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.35%) Project Manager
13 22 (3.35%) Technical Architect
14 21 (3.20%) Agile Coach
14 21 (3.20%) UX Designer
15 19 (2.90%) Digital Agile Coach
16 18 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
17 16 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.99%) HTML
2 105 (16.01%) CSS
3 95 (14.48%) .NET
4 78 (11.89%) Web Services
5 65 (9.91%) HTML5
6 49 (7.47%) jQuery
7 46 (7.01%) Spring
8 44 (6.71%) J2EE
9 38 (5.79%) ASP.NET
10 31 (4.73%) XML
11 30 (4.57%) JSON
12 27 (4.12%) RESTful
13 25 (3.81%) AngularJS
14 24 (3.66%) XHTML
15 23 (3.51%) Java EE
16 21 (3.20%) REST
17 20 (3.05%) Play Framework
18 19 (2.90%) Servlets
19 18 (2.74%) RSS
20 17 (2.59%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.50%) User Experience
2 81 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.73%) Psychology
4 29 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.96%) Social Media
6 16 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.98%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.83%) PKI
9 10 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.07%) CESG
11 5 (0.76%) Ontologies
11 5 (0.76%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.61%) Blog
12 4 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.61%) NHS
12 4 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.46%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.46%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.46%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (14.48%) Linux
2 46 (7.01%) Unix
3 22 (3.35%) Mac OS X
3 22 (3.35%) Windows
4 18 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 11 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.76%) CentOS
6 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.61%) SUSE
8 2 (0.30%) AIX
8 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) MVS
9 1 (0.15%) VME
9 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (21.65%) Scrum
2 107 (16.31%) Open Source
3 94 (14.33%) Project Management
4 91 (13.87%) TDD
5 90 (13.72%) User Stories
6 69 (10.52%) Mentoring
7 66 (10.06%) Waterfall
8 53 (8.08%) SDLC
9 51 (7.77%) Business Analysis
10 48 (7.32%) Test Scripting
11 44 (6.71%) Analytics
11 44 (6.71%) BDD
12 42 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (6.25%) MVC
14 37 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (5.49%) Market Research
16 34 (5.18%) Agile Project Management
16 34 (5.18%) Configuration Management
17 33 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 195 (29.73%) Java
2 129 (19.66%) JavaScript
3 70 (10.67%) Python
4 67 (10.21%) C#
5 46 (7.01%) Ruby
6 42 (6.40%) SQL
7 40 (6.10%) C++
8 37 (5.64%) Scala
9 24 (3.66%) VB
10 20 (3.05%) PHP
11 18 (2.74%) ActionScript
12 9 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.22%) C
14 6 (0.91%) COBOL
15 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.76%) Perl
15 5 (0.76%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.61%) FQL
16 4 (0.61%) PL/1
16 4 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.62%) Degree
3 34 (5.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 32 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.29%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.29%) OCA
5 15 (2.29%) OCAJ
5 15 (2.29%) OCP
5 15 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.22%) PMP
7 7 (1.07%) BC Cleared
7 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.76%) ISEB
9 4 (0.61%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.61%) OCPJWCD
10 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) CIPD
11 1 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (3.51%) QA
3 9 (1.37%) WCAG
4 5 (0.76%) GPG13
4 5 (0.76%) WAI
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (2.29%) Xen
2 5 (0.76%) Docker
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (0.15%) LXC
4 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (2.59%) Puppet
2 14 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.46%) StatsD
4 2 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) logstash
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 78 (11.89%) Oracle
2 42 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.96%) SAP
4 22 (3.35%) HP
5 20 (3.05%) VMware
6 14 (2.13%) Google
7 12 (1.83%) Tableau
8 7 (1.07%) Informatica
8 7 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.91%) Axway
10 5 (0.76%) Twitter
11 4 (0.61%) CA
11 4 (0.61%) Rally
11 4 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.46%) IBM
13 2 (0.30%) Citrix
13 2 (0.30%) Genesys
13 2 (0.30%) Siebel
13 2 (0.30%) Sun
13 2 (0.30%) Vignette
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £341 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per annum + competitive
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