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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 315 329 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.93% 29.96% 21.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.25% 36.15% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 251 108
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.39%
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
1156 910 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.13% 82.88% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 596 350
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 37
Median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.81% -38.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.60 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -2 286 £425 -5.55% 38
Durham +2 12 £375 +15.38%
Teesside - 1 £283 -
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 168 (31.70%) Java
2 139 (26.23%) TDD
3 132 (24.91%) Scrum
4 120 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 111 (20.94%) Analytical Skills
6 108 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (18.68%) CSS
7 99 (18.68%) BDD
8 88 (16.60%) Git (software)
9 86 (16.23%) Node.js
10 84 (15.85%) Linux
11 83 (15.66%) ITIL
12 80 (15.09%) AngularJS
13 79 (14.91%) Open Source
13 79 (14.91%) Software Engineering
14 77 (14.53%) DevOps
15 72 (13.58%) Data Management
15 72 (13.58%) HTML
16 70 (13.21%) Microservices
17 69 (13.02%) Security Cleared
18 68 (12.83%) Test Scripting
18 68 (12.83%) Jenkins
19 65 (12.26%) C#
20 56 (10.57%) QA
20 56 (10.57%) User Stories
21 55 (10.38%) Waterfall
22 54 (10.19%) SQL
23 52 (9.81%) OO
23 52 (9.81%) Finance
23 52 (9.81%) Unit Testing

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 28 (5.28%) JBoss
2 22 (4.15%) Confluence
3 19 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (3.02%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.26%) nginx
7 12 (2.26%) SAS
8 11 (2.08%) Apache
9 10 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.51%) IIS
11 7 (1.32%) FileNet
12 5 (0.94%) OpenROAD
12 5 (0.94%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.75%) CMS
14 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.57%) Tuxedo
15 2 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) InDesign
3 2 (0.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (3.02%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.23%) IaaS
1 33 (6.23%) SaaS
2 29 (5.47%) PaaS
3 12 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.32%) GitHub
6 3 (0.57%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.38%) Force.com
7 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.38%) Linode
7 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.60%) Internet
2 16 (3.02%) Network Security
3 11 (2.08%) SSL
4 10 (1.89%) LDAP
5 9 (1.70%) HTTP
5 9 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.94%) DHCP
7 5 (0.94%) DNS
8 3 (0.57%) SNMP
9 2 (0.38%) FTP
9 2 (0.38%) IPsec
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.19%) PBX
10 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.19%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.23%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.45%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.08%) MySQL
6 10 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 6 (1.13%) Big Data
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.57%) OLAP
12 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.38%) DataStage
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 68 (12.83%) Jenkins
3 48 (9.06%) Selenium
4 47 (8.87%) Cucumber
5 45 (8.49%) Protractor
6 44 (8.30%) JIRA
7 39 (7.36%) GitLab
8 32 (6.04%) Subversion
8 32 (6.04%) webpack
9 27 (5.09%) WebDriver
10 15 (2.83%) Maven
11 13 (2.45%) Eclipse
12 12 (2.26%) JUnit
13 10 (1.89%) NetBeans
13 10 (1.89%) RSpec
14 9 (1.70%) GCC
14 9 (1.70%) GDB
14 9 (1.70%) IntelliJ
14 9 (1.70%) JMeter
14 9 (1.70%) StarTeam
General
1 52 (9.81%) Finance
2 15 (2.83%) Manufacturing
2 15 (2.83%) Retail
3 8 (1.51%) Games
4 6 (1.13%) Law
4 6 (1.13%) Marketing
5 5 (0.94%) Legal
5 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Banking
7 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 178 (33.58%) Developer
2 68 (12.83%) Analyst
3 56 (10.57%) Java Developer
4 54 (10.19%) Architect
5 43 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 34 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 25 (4.72%) Node.js Developer
8 25 (4.72%) Tester
9 23 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (4.34%) User Researcher
10 21 (3.96%) Scala Developer
11 20 (3.77%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.40%) Digital Architect
12 18 (3.40%) Java Scala Developer
12 18 (3.40%) Lead Developer
13 16 (3.02%) .NET Developer
13 16 (3.02%) Angular Developer
13 16 (3.02%) Digital User Researcher
13 16 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (18.68%) CSS
2 86 (16.23%) Node.js
3 80 (15.09%) AngularJS
4 72 (13.58%) HTML
5 49 (9.25%) .NET
6 48 (9.06%) Web Services
7 45 (8.49%) JSON
8 43 (8.11%) XML
9 40 (7.55%) Express
10 39 (7.36%) EJS
11 30 (5.66%) HTML5
12 29 (5.47%) jQuery
13 26 (4.91%) RESTful
14 25 (4.72%) CSS3
15 24 (4.53%) Spring
16 21 (3.96%) REST
17 19 (3.58%) SOAP
18 17 (3.21%) Software Packaging
19 16 (3.02%) WebSphere MQ
20 15 (2.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 111 (20.94%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.79%) User Experience
3 20 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.64%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.64%) Psychology
5 11 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.70%) DataPower
7 8 (1.51%) CMDB
7 8 (1.51%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.32%) NHS
9 6 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.57%) CESG
11 3 (0.57%) Clustering
11 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.57%) PKI
11 3 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.85%) Linux
2 45 (8.49%) Unix
3 31 (5.85%) Windows
4 28 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.72%) AIX
6 17 (3.21%) Solaris
7 10 (1.89%) HPUX
8 6 (1.13%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.94%) CentOS
9 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.38%) VME
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (26.23%) TDD
2 132 (24.91%) Scrum
3 108 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (18.68%) BDD
5 83 (15.66%) ITIL
6 79 (14.91%) Open Source
6 79 (14.91%) Software Engineering
7 77 (14.53%) DevOps
8 72 (13.58%) Data Management
9 70 (13.21%) Microservices
10 68 (12.83%) Test Scripting
11 56 (10.57%) User Stories
12 55 (10.38%) Waterfall
13 52 (9.81%) OO
13 52 (9.81%) Unit Testing
14 48 (9.06%) PRINCE2
15 46 (8.68%) Configuration Management
16 43 (8.11%) Test Automation
17 42 (7.92%) MVC
18 40 (7.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (31.70%) Java
2 120 (22.64%) JavaScript
3 65 (12.26%) C#
4 54 (10.19%) SQL
5 38 (7.17%) C++
6 37 (6.98%) Python
7 35 (6.60%) Scala
8 25 (4.72%) C
9 23 (4.34%) Ruby
10 17 (3.21%) Perl
10 17 (3.21%) VB
11 11 (2.08%) PHP
12 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.32%) Groovy
13 7 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.32%) VB6
14 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.75%) ABAP
15 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.30%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (5.28%) Degree
5 11 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.51%) ISEB
8 4 (0.75%) CISSP
8 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.57%) MCSA
9 3 (0.57%) MCSE
9 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.57%) PMP
9 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.38%) CLAS
11 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) CISM
11 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.57%) QA
2 31 (5.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (2.45%) SLA
4 12 (2.26%) WCAG
5 5 (0.94%) WAI
6 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.13%) Docker
4 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.75%) Xen
5 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) KVM
6 2 (0.38%) LXC
6 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (8.87%) Puppet
2 41 (7.74%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.26%) Ansible
4 6 (1.13%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.75%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.57%) Nagios
6 3 (0.57%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.38%) Kibana
7 2 (0.38%) logstash
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.38%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (9.62%) Oracle
2 30 (5.66%) HP
3 29 (5.47%) Microsoft
4 23 (4.34%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.96%) IBM
5 21 (3.96%) Informatica
6 20 (3.77%) Axway
7 19 (3.58%) Siebel
8 13 (2.45%) SaltStack
8 13 (2.45%) VMware
9 9 (1.70%) Sun
10 8 (1.51%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.51%) Perforce
10 8 (1.51%) Remedy
10 8 (1.51%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.32%) Google
11 7 (1.32%) SAP
12 6 (1.13%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
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