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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / North East
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 301 334 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.12% 37.57% 17.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.16% 45.44% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 226 85
Median daily rate £400 £448 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
810 735 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 86.45% 82.68% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 473 322
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £46.90 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 281 £400 -5.88% 43
Durham -4 3 £400 -13.51% 4
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 196 (30.29%) Scrum
2 163 (25.19%) TDD
3 161 (24.88%) Java
4 140 (21.64%) DevOps
5 138 (21.33%) Linux
6 133 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
7 127 (19.63%) Open Source
8 126 (19.47%) CSS
9 108 (16.69%) ITIL
10 105 (16.23%) HTML
11 101 (15.61%) BDD
12 96 (14.84%) JavaScript
13 93 (14.37%) PRINCE2
14 92 (14.22%) C#
15 88 (13.60%) Data Management
16 87 (13.45%) Unix
16 87 (13.45%) User Stories
17 85 (13.14%) Jenkins
18 84 (12.98%) .NET
19 81 (12.52%) Microsoft
20 79 (12.21%) Scala
21 76 (11.75%) Git (software)
21 76 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
21 76 (11.75%) QA
21 76 (11.75%) Windows
22 74 (11.44%) Change Management
23 73 (11.28%) Test Scripting
23 73 (11.28%) Selenium
24 72 (11.13%) SaaS
25 70 (10.82%) Waterfall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (6.34%) Confluence
2 39 (6.03%) WebSphere
3 28 (4.33%) JBoss
3 28 (4.33%) WebLogic
4 20 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (2.47%) CMS
5 16 (2.47%) SAS
6 14 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.39%) nginx
8 9 (1.39%) Tuxedo
9 8 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.08%) FileNet
10 7 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (0.93%) IIS
11 6 (0.93%) PowerExchange
12 5 (0.77%) OpenROAD
12 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.77%) WildFly
Applications
1 48 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.31%) InDesign
3 2 (0.31%) MS Project
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (2.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.13%) SaaS
2 65 (10.05%) IaaS
2 65 (10.05%) PaaS
3 12 (1.85%) GitHub
4 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.77%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.46%) Force.com
7 3 (0.46%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.31%) Linode
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.71%) LDAP
2 21 (3.25%) Internet
3 13 (2.01%) SSL
4 12 (1.85%) HTTP
5 7 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.08%) Network Security
6 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.62%) DHCP
7 4 (0.62%) DNS
8 3 (0.46%) SNMP
9 2 (0.31%) Intranet
10 1 (0.15%) FTP
10 1 (0.15%) IPsec
10 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.15%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.96%) MongoDB
2 48 (7.42%) SQL Server
3 29 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 23 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.40%) MySQL
7 19 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.63%) DB2
8 17 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 6 (0.93%) PowerCenter
16 5 (0.77%) Ingres
17 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 85 (13.14%) Jenkins
2 76 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 73 (11.28%) Selenium
4 58 (8.96%) Cucumber
5 55 (8.50%) JIRA
6 43 (6.65%) WebDriver
7 37 (5.72%) JUnit
8 34 (5.26%) Protractor
9 29 (4.48%) RSpec
10 27 (4.17%) webpack
11 26 (4.02%) GitLab
12 21 (3.25%) Subversion
13 15 (2.32%) LoadRunner
14 12 (1.85%) HP UFT
15 9 (1.39%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.39%) GCC
15 9 (1.39%) GDB
15 9 (1.39%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.39%) NetBeans
16 8 (1.24%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (9.74%) Finance
2 22 (3.40%) Games
3 14 (2.16%) Legal
4 12 (1.85%) Retail
5 11 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.93%) Marketing
6 6 (0.93%) Publishing
7 4 (0.62%) Electronics
7 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.46%) Advertising
8 3 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.15%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 200 (30.91%) Developer
2 63 (9.74%) Analyst
3 60 (9.27%) Architect
4 40 (6.18%) Java Developer
5 38 (5.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 36 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
8 32 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 31 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 30 (4.64%) Tester
11 29 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (4.48%) Test Engineer
12 28 (4.33%) Digital Architect
12 28 (4.33%) Scrum Master
13 27 (4.17%) Designer
14 25 (3.86%) QA Engineer
15 24 (3.71%) Operations Engineer
15 24 (3.71%) QA Test Engineer
16 22 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 21 (3.25%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (19.47%) CSS
2 105 (16.23%) HTML
3 84 (12.98%) .NET
4 69 (10.66%) AngularJS
5 67 (10.36%) JSON
6 57 (8.81%) Node.js
7 43 (6.65%) ASP.NET
8 42 (6.49%) Web Services
9 40 (6.18%) XML
10 39 (6.03%) RESTful
11 38 (5.87%) REST
12 34 (5.26%) HTML5
13 33 (5.10%) CSS3
14 28 (4.33%) Express
15 27 (4.17%) EJS
15 27 (4.17%) jQuery
16 26 (4.02%) Play Framework
16 26 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
16 26 (4.02%) Software Packaging
16 26 (4.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 133 (20.56%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (9.74%) User Experience
3 24 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.32%) NHS
6 14 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.16%) Psychology
7 10 (1.55%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.39%) CMDB
9 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.08%) DataPower
10 7 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.08%) Tandem
11 6 (0.93%) Social Media
12 3 (0.46%) Clustering
12 3 (0.46%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.46%) PKI
12 3 (0.46%) PMI
13 2 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 138 (21.33%) Linux
2 87 (13.45%) Unix
3 76 (11.75%) Windows
4 69 (10.66%) AIX
5 37 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (3.40%) Solaris
7 19 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.78%) HPUX
8 18 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 12 (1.85%) Windows Server
10 11 (1.70%) MVS
11 7 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.08%) zOS
12 3 (0.46%) CentOS
12 3 (0.46%) VME
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.31%) Android
13 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (30.29%) Scrum
2 163 (25.19%) TDD
3 140 (21.64%) DevOps
4 127 (19.63%) Open Source
5 108 (16.69%) ITIL
6 101 (15.61%) BDD
7 93 (14.37%) PRINCE2
8 88 (13.60%) Data Management
9 87 (13.45%) User Stories
10 76 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (11.44%) Change Management
12 73 (11.28%) Test Scripting
13 70 (10.82%) Waterfall
14 69 (10.66%) Problem Management
15 65 (10.05%) MVC
15 65 (10.05%) OO
16 62 (9.58%) Project Management
17 60 (9.27%) Automated Testing
18 59 (9.12%) Software Engineering
19 58 (8.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 161 (24.88%) Java
2 96 (14.84%) JavaScript
3 92 (14.22%) C#
4 79 (12.21%) Scala
5 65 (10.05%) SQL
6 54 (8.35%) Ruby
7 35 (5.41%) Python
8 27 (4.17%) C
9 26 (4.02%) Perl
10 24 (3.71%) C++
11 18 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.85%) Groovy
13 10 (1.55%) VB
14 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.24%) VB6
15 6 (0.93%) PHP
16 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.46%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.46%) Jython
18 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 33 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.71%) Degree
5 12 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.70%) ISEB
7 9 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.46%) MCSA
9 3 (0.46%) MCSE
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.46%) PMP
9 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.31%) CISSP
10 2 (0.31%) CLAS
10 2 (0.31%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (11.75%) QA
2 34 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 26 (4.02%) WCAG
4 23 (3.55%) SLA
5 5 (0.77%) WAI
6 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (1.55%) Active Directory
1 10 (1.55%) Docker
2 7 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.93%) KVM
4 4 (0.62%) LXC
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.46%) vSphere
5 3 (0.46%) Xen
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (8.19%) Puppet
2 44 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (2.47%) Ansible
4 7 (1.08%) Terraform
5 6 (0.93%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.46%) Nagios
7 3 (0.46%) OpenNMS
7 3 (0.46%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.31%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.20%) Oracle
3 42 (6.49%) Sitecore
4 38 (5.87%) Red Hat
5 33 (5.10%) HP
6 32 (4.95%) IBM
7 27 (4.17%) Informatica
8 21 (3.25%) Atlassian
9 20 (3.09%) Siebel
10 19 (2.94%) Axway
11 12 (1.85%) Sun
12 10 (1.55%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.39%) Remedy
14 8 (1.24%) CA
15 7 (1.08%) SaltStack
15 7 (1.08%) TIBCO
15 7 (1.08%) VMware
16 6 (0.93%) Google
17 5 (0.77%) Xamarin
18 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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County Durham
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Reed Technology
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Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
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