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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 13 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 189 268 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.16% 25.70% 18.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.53% 31.20% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 202 79
Median daily rate £400 £443 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1020 859 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.80% 82.36% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 539 290
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 30
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.33 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 166 £388 -13.88% 52
Durham +4 9 £463 +42.30%
Teesside +3 1 £283 -29.37%
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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.

1 142 (32.49%) Java
2 103 (23.57%) Scrum
3 101 (23.11%) TDD
4 97 (22.20%) JavaScript
5 95 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (16.25%) BDD
8 65 (14.87%) Git (software)
9 64 (14.65%) CSS
10 62 (14.19%) Open Source
11 60 (13.73%) Linux
12 56 (12.81%) Project Management
13 55 (12.59%) HTML
13 55 (12.59%) Finance
13 55 (12.59%) Security Cleared
13 55 (12.59%) DevOps
14 52 (11.90%) Node.js
15 49 (11.21%) C#
15 49 (11.21%) ITIL
15 49 (11.21%) Jenkins
16 46 (10.53%) Microservices
16 46 (10.53%) Test Scripting
17 45 (10.30%) AngularJS
18 44 (10.07%) Software Engineering
19 43 (9.84%) Puppet
20 42 (9.61%) OO
20 42 (9.61%) Python
21 40 (9.15%) Unix
22 39 (8.92%) SC Cleared
22 39 (8.92%) User Stories

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 27 (6.18%) JBoss
2 18 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.66%) WebLogic
3 16 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (2.75%) Confluence
5 11 (2.52%) Apache
6 7 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.92%) CMS
8 4 (0.92%) FileNet
8 4 (0.92%) IIS
8 4 (0.92%) nginx
9 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.46%) Drupal
10 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.46%) Jetty
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.37%) MS Office
2 3 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.46%) InDesign
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.12%) IaaS
2 17 (3.89%) SaaS
3 14 (3.20%) PaaS
4 11 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.60%) GitHub
7 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.46%) Linode
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.18%) Internet
2 14 (3.20%) Network Security
3 9 (2.06%) HTTP
3 9 (2.06%) SSL
4 8 (1.83%) LDAP
4 8 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.92%) Intranet
7 2 (0.46%) DHCP
7 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.46%) FTP
7 2 (0.46%) IPsec
8 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) PBX
8 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.66%) MongoDB
2 15 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.06%) Big Data
4 8 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.14%) MySQL
8 4 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.46%) DataStage
10 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) ObjectStore
11 1 (0.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 65 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 29 (6.64%) Selenium
5 28 (6.41%) Subversion
6 25 (5.72%) GitLab
6 25 (5.72%) Protractor
7 21 (4.81%) WebDriver
8 19 (4.35%) JIRA
9 16 (3.66%) webpack
10 14 (3.20%) Maven
11 10 (2.29%) StarTeam
12 8 (1.83%) gulp
12 8 (1.83%) Travis CI
13 7 (1.60%) GCC
13 7 (1.60%) GDB
13 7 (1.60%) JUnit
14 6 (1.37%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.37%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 55 (12.59%) Finance
2 14 (3.20%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.52%) Retail
4 9 (2.06%) Legal
5 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.14%) Law
6 5 (1.14%) Marketing
7 3 (0.69%) Back Office
7 3 (0.69%) Electronics
7 3 (0.69%) Front Office
7 3 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (31.12%) Developer
2 58 (13.27%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.81%) Analyst
4 31 (7.09%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.41%) Architect
6 27 (6.18%) User Researcher
7 23 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.03%) Scala Developer
8 22 (5.03%) Tester
9 20 (4.58%) Digital User Researcher
9 20 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 19 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.12%) Agile Developer
11 18 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.12%) Java Scala Developer
11 18 (4.12%) Node.js Developer
12 17 (3.89%) Agile Java Developer
12 17 (3.89%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (3.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (14.65%) CSS
2 55 (12.59%) HTML
3 52 (11.90%) Node.js
4 45 (10.30%) AngularJS
5 37 (8.47%) Web Services
6 32 (7.32%) .NET
7 27 (6.18%) JSON
8 23 (5.26%) EJS
8 23 (5.26%) Express
9 22 (5.03%) XML
10 20 (4.58%) HTML5
10 20 (4.58%) RESTful
11 17 (3.89%) jQuery
11 17 (3.89%) SOAP
12 15 (3.43%) J2EE
12 15 (3.43%) Spring
13 14 (3.20%) CSS3
13 14 (3.20%) Software Packaging
14 13 (2.97%) REST
14 13 (2.97%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (8.70%) User Experience
3 19 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.12%) Psychology
5 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.60%) DataPower
5 7 (1.60%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.92%) Economics
6 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
6 4 (0.92%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.69%) CESG
7 3 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.69%) NHS
7 3 (0.69%) PMI
8 2 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.46%) iPad
8 2 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.73%) Linux
2 40 (9.15%) Unix
3 25 (5.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (4.58%) Windows
5 16 (3.66%) AIX
6 7 (1.60%) Solaris
7 5 (1.14%) CentOS
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.46%) VME
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (23.57%) Scrum
2 101 (23.11%) TDD
3 82 (18.76%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (16.25%) BDD
5 62 (14.19%) Open Source
6 56 (12.81%) Project Management
7 55 (12.59%) DevOps
8 49 (11.21%) ITIL
9 46 (10.53%) Microservices
9 46 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 44 (10.07%) Software Engineering
11 42 (9.61%) OO
12 39 (8.92%) User Stories
13 38 (8.70%) Data Management
14 36 (8.24%) Waterfall
15 30 (6.86%) Coaching
15 30 (6.86%) Configuration Management
15 30 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (6.86%) Web Development
16 29 (6.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 142 (32.49%) Java
2 97 (22.20%) JavaScript
3 49 (11.21%) C#
4 42 (9.61%) Python
5 37 (8.47%) SQL
6 29 (6.64%) C++
7 23 (5.26%) Scala
8 20 (4.58%) Perl
8 20 (4.58%) Ruby
9 19 (4.35%) C
10 11 (2.52%) PHP
11 10 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.29%) VB
12 8 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.14%) Clojure
14 5 (1.14%) Groovy
15 4 (0.92%) ABAP
15 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.92%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (5.49%) Degree
5 8 (1.83%) ISEB
6 7 (1.60%) PMP
7 5 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.69%) CISSP
8 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) CLAS
9 1 (0.23%) HND
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) MCAD
9 1 (0.23%) MCSD
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.41%) QA
2 23 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.60%) SLA
4 6 (1.37%) WCAG
5 3 (0.69%) COREP
5 3 (0.69%) FINREP
5 3 (0.69%) WAI
6 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.37%) Docker
3 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.92%) Xen
5 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.46%) KVM
6 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (9.84%) Puppet
2 38 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.75%) Ansible
4 5 (1.14%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.92%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.69%) Nagios
6 3 (0.69%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.46%) Kibana
7 2 (0.46%) logstash
7 2 (0.46%) Salt
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (8.47%) Oracle
2 23 (5.26%) HP
3 20 (4.58%) Informatica
3 20 (4.58%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.35%) Axway
4 19 (4.35%) IBM
4 19 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.12%) Siebel
6 13 (2.97%) SaltStack
7 9 (2.06%) Perforce
7 9 (2.06%) VMware
8 7 (1.60%) SAP
8 7 (1.60%) Sun
9 6 (1.37%) Google
10 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.46%) Adobe
11 2 (0.46%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.23%) Avaya
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