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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 224 65 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.75% 12.08% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.91% 16.58% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 38 18
Average daily rate
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£430 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £483 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
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
749 392 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.43% 72.86% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 252 120
Average daily rate £405 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £469 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 22
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 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 29 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 +8 208 £440 +25.71% 36
Durham -15 4 £363 -5.84% 7
Teesside - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 110 (33.85%) User Experience
2 97 (29.85%) Java
3 80 (24.62%) HTML
4 73 (22.46%) Scrum
5 70 (21.54%) Open Source
6 69 (21.23%) TDD
7 55 (16.92%) CSS
7 55 (16.92%) Scala
8 52 (16.00%) RESTful
8 52 (16.00%) NoSQL
9 51 (15.69%) MongoDB
9 51 (15.69%) Ruby
9 51 (15.69%) Degree
10 50 (15.38%) Project Management
11 45 (13.85%) Selenium
12 44 (13.54%) Linux
13 43 (13.23%) Finance
13 43 (13.23%) Mobile App
14 42 (12.92%) JSON
15 39 (12.00%) Business Analysis
16 38 (11.69%) Jenkins
17 37 (11.38%) Django
17 37 (11.38%) Web Services
18 36 (11.08%) Python
19 34 (10.46%) Rapid Prototyping
20 32 (9.85%) Spring
21 31 (9.54%) JIRA
21 31 (9.54%) SQL
22 30 (9.23%) .NET
22 30 (9.23%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 27 (8.31%) Confluence
2 11 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.15%) IIS
5 6 (1.85%) JBoss
5 6 (1.85%) Apache
5 6 (1.85%) Jetty
5 6 (1.85%) nginx
6 4 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.92%) Tuxedo
7 3 (0.92%) FileNet
7 3 (0.92%) CMS
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.62%) Node.js
8 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.92%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.62%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.85%) Google App Engine
2 6 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.08%) SSL
2 8 (2.46%) HTTP
3 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.85%) DNS
4 6 (1.85%) DHCP
4 6 (1.85%) FTP
4 6 (1.85%) IPsec
5 3 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.92%) Network Security
5 3 (0.92%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.92%) LDAP
6 2 (0.62%) 4G
6 2 (0.62%) 3G
6 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 51 (15.69%) MongoDB
3 23 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 18 (5.54%) MySQL
5 16 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 14 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.92%) IDMS
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.31%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.31%) OLTP
10 1 (0.31%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 45 (13.85%) Selenium
2 38 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.54%) JIRA
4 22 (6.77%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (3.38%) WebDriver
7 10 (3.08%) RSpec
8 9 (2.77%) JUnit
9 4 (1.23%) WATIR
9 4 (1.23%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.23%) Sahi
10 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.62%) Subversion
12 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.31%) JBehave
12 1 (0.31%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (13.23%) Finance
2 9 (2.77%) Manufacturing
2 9 (2.77%) Banking
3 7 (2.15%) Marketing
4 4 (1.23%) Games
4 4 (1.23%) Electronics
4 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.92%) Legal
5 3 (0.92%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (19.38%) Designer
2 57 (17.54%) Architect
3 55 (16.92%) Developer
3 55 (16.92%) UX Designer
4 42 (12.92%) Analyst
5 39 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 32 (9.85%) Business Analyst
7 30 (9.23%) Digital Architect
8 24 (7.38%) Senior Architect
9 22 (6.77%) Senior Technical Architect
10 20 (6.15%) Java Developer
10 20 (6.15%) Digital Technical Architect
11 19 (5.85%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
14 12 (3.69%) Senior Digital Architect
14 12 (3.69%) .NET Developer
15 11 (3.38%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
16 9 (2.77%) Digital Solutions Architect
16 9 (2.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (24.62%) HTML
2 55 (16.92%) CSS
3 52 (16.00%) RESTful
4 42 (12.92%) JSON
5 37 (11.38%) Django
5 37 (11.38%) Web Services
6 32 (9.85%) Spring
7 30 (9.23%) .NET
7 30 (9.23%) Play Framework
8 29 (8.92%) HTML5
9 20 (6.15%) XML
10 17 (5.23%) J2EE
11 15 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (3.08%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.08%) jQuery
13 9 (2.77%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.46%) Hibernate
15 7 (2.15%) Servlets
15 7 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 110 (33.85%) User Experience
2 43 (13.23%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.62%) Psychology
5 13 (4.00%) Human Factors
6 10 (3.08%) Social Media
7 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.23%) DTV
8 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.92%) DataPower
9 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.62%) Economics
11 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.31%) iPhone
11 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.54%) Linux
2 10 (3.08%) UNIX
3 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.23%) Windows
4 4 (1.23%) AIX
4 4 (1.23%) VME
5 2 (0.62%) Android
5 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) HPUX
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.46%) Scrum
2 70 (21.54%) Open Source
3 69 (21.23%) TDD
4 50 (15.38%) Project Management
5 39 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 34 (10.46%) Rapid Prototyping
7 29 (8.92%) Waterfall
8 28 (8.62%) User Stories
8 28 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (8.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (8.31%) Configuration Management
9 27 (8.31%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.69%) Customer Insight
11 24 (7.38%) Automated Testing
11 24 (7.38%) Test Automation
12 23 (7.08%) BDD
13 22 (6.77%) Kanban
14 19 (5.85%) OO
14 19 (5.85%) Agile Project Management
15 18 (5.54%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.85%) Java
2 55 (16.92%) Scala
3 51 (15.69%) Ruby
4 36 (11.08%) Python
5 31 (9.54%) SQL
6 28 (8.62%) C#
7 26 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.23%) C++
8 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.23%) PHP
9 3 (0.92%) Perl
10 2 (0.62%) VB
10 2 (0.62%) C
10 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) Clojure
11 1 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.31%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.31%) COBOL
11 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (15.69%) Degree
2 17 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.54%) APMP
6 4 (1.23%) OCP
6 4 (1.23%) OCA
6 4 (1.23%) OCAJ
7 3 (0.92%) ISEB
7 3 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) IIBA
8 1 (0.31%) CBAP
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.85%) Xen
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.62%) QEMU
4 2 (0.62%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (9.23%) Puppet
1 30 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (7.08%) Oracle
2 15 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.46%) VMware
4 7 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.85%) Google
5 6 (1.85%) IBM
6 4 (1.23%) Informatica
6 4 (1.23%) SAP
6 4 (1.23%) Siebel
6 4 (1.23%) Axway
7 3 (0.92%) Sun
8 2 (0.62%) HP
9 1 (0.31%) EMC
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.31%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) OpenText
9 1 (0.31%) Teradata
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