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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
England / North East
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 327 348 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.78% 39.37% 14.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.19% 46.77% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 226 65
Median daily rate £400 £435 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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
775 744 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.18% 84.16% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 487 251
Median daily rate £388 £413 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 0 306 £400 -5.88% 38
Durham -1 13 £355 -25.26% 7
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 217 (31.68%) Scrum
2 170 (24.82%) TDD
3 165 (24.09%) Java
4 156 (22.77%) DevOps
5 152 (22.19%) Linux
6 146 (21.31%) Open Source
7 142 (20.73%) CSS
8 131 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
9 130 (18.98%) HTML
10 113 (16.50%) C#
11 109 (15.91%) Scala
12 103 (15.04%) ITIL
12 103 (15.04%) BDD
13 102 (14.89%) .NET
14 101 (14.74%) JavaScript
14 101 (14.74%) User Stories
15 100 (14.60%) Jenkins
16 97 (14.16%) Unix
17 96 (14.01%) PRINCE2
18 90 (13.14%) Automated Testing
19 89 (12.99%) Git (software)
19 89 (12.99%) Microsoft
20 87 (12.70%) Windows
21 85 (12.41%) Data Management
22 84 (12.26%) Oracle
23 83 (12.12%) Selenium
24 81 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
25 80 (11.68%) Change Management
26 79 (11.53%) JIRA
27 77 (11.24%) JSON

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 65 (9.49%) Confluence
2 42 (6.13%) WebLogic
3 40 (5.84%) WebSphere
4 28 (4.09%) JBoss
5 21 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (2.34%) CMS
6 16 (2.34%) SAS
7 12 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.61%) Tuxedo
9 10 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.31%) nginx
11 8 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.02%) FileNet
12 7 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.88%) PowerExchange
14 5 (0.73%) IIS
14 5 (0.73%) OpenROAD
14 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
14 5 (0.73%) WildFly
Applications
1 49 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (2.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.73%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 69 (10.07%) SaaS
2 65 (9.49%) IaaS
2 65 (9.49%) PaaS
3 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.46%) GitHub
6 9 (1.31%) Trello
7 5 (0.73%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.44%) Force.com
8 3 (0.44%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.50%) LDAP
2 22 (3.21%) HTTP
3 15 (2.19%) Internet
4 13 (1.90%) SSL
5 7 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (1.02%) Network Security
6 4 (0.58%) DHCP
6 4 (0.58%) DNS
7 3 (0.44%) SNMP
7 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.29%) Intranet
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) IPsec
9 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.15%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.32%) MongoDB
2 49 (7.15%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.53%) Oracle Database
4 28 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (3.50%) NoSQL
7 21 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (2.92%) MySQL
9 19 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (2.48%) DB2
11 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 6 (0.88%) PowerCenter
16 5 (0.73%) GIS
16 5 (0.73%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 100 (14.60%) Jenkins
2 89 (12.99%) Git (software)
3 83 (12.12%) Selenium
4 79 (11.53%) JIRA
5 67 (9.78%) Cucumber
6 46 (6.72%) JUnit
6 46 (6.72%) WebDriver
7 32 (4.67%) RSpec
8 24 (3.50%) GitLab
8 24 (3.50%) Subversion
9 22 (3.21%) Protractor
10 17 (2.48%) webpack
11 15 (2.19%) LoadRunner
12 14 (2.04%) SoapUI
12 14 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (1.61%) HP UFT
14 10 (1.46%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.31%) NetBeans
16 8 (1.17%) IntelliJ
16 8 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (8.03%) Finance
2 21 (3.07%) Games
3 19 (2.77%) Legal
4 10 (1.46%) Publishing
5 8 (1.17%) Retail
6 6 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.29%) Banking
8 2 (0.29%) Law
8 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.15%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (31.24%) Developer
2 57 (8.32%) Architect
3 56 (8.18%) Analyst
4 48 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 46 (6.72%) Tester
6 43 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 39 (5.69%) Designer
7 39 (5.69%) Java Developer
7 39 (5.69%) Sitecore Developer
8 37 (5.40%) Scrum Master
9 36 (5.26%) .NET Developer
10 30 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
11 29 (4.23%) Business Analyst
11 29 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
12 28 (4.09%) Automation Tester
13 27 (3.94%) Digital Architect
13 27 (3.94%) Scala Developer
14 26 (3.80%) C# Developer
15 25 (3.65%) Test Engineer
16 24 (3.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (20.73%) CSS
2 130 (18.98%) HTML
3 102 (14.89%) .NET
4 77 (11.24%) JSON
5 59 (8.61%) RESTful
6 57 (8.32%) AngularJS
6 57 (8.32%) ASP.NET
7 50 (7.30%) REST
8 48 (7.01%) HTML5
9 47 (6.86%) CSS3
10 46 (6.72%) Spring
11 42 (6.13%) Play Framework
12 41 (5.99%) Node.js
13 39 (5.69%) Ruby on Rails
14 38 (5.55%) Software Packaging
14 38 (5.55%) Web Services
15 37 (5.40%) XML
16 33 (4.82%) Ajax
16 33 (4.82%) Gherkin
17 32 (4.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 131 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (10.80%) User Experience
3 25 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.34%) Smartphone
6 14 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.04%) NHS
7 9 (1.31%) CMDB
7 9 (1.31%) Social Media
8 7 (1.02%) DataPower
8 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.02%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.02%) Tandem
9 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.44%) Clustering
10 3 (0.44%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.44%) PKI
11 2 (0.29%) CESG
11 2 (0.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 152 (22.19%) Linux
2 97 (14.16%) Unix
3 87 (12.70%) Windows
4 70 (10.22%) AIX
5 47 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.77%) Windows XP
8 18 (2.63%) HPUX
8 18 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 17 (2.48%) Solaris
10 11 (1.61%) MVS
11 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.02%) zOS
12 5 (0.73%) VME
13 3 (0.44%) Android
13 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (31.68%) Scrum
2 170 (24.82%) TDD
3 156 (22.77%) DevOps
4 146 (21.31%) Open Source
5 103 (15.04%) BDD
5 103 (15.04%) ITIL
6 101 (14.74%) User Stories
7 96 (14.01%) PRINCE2
8 90 (13.14%) Automated Testing
9 85 (12.41%) Data Management
10 81 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (11.68%) Change Management
12 75 (10.95%) Configuration Management
13 74 (10.80%) MVC
13 74 (10.80%) Problem Management
14 69 (10.07%) Project Management
15 68 (9.93%) Test Automation
16 67 (9.78%) Waterfall
17 63 (9.20%) Software Engineering
18 62 (9.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 165 (24.09%) Java
2 113 (16.50%) C#
3 109 (15.91%) Scala
4 101 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 70 (10.22%) Ruby
6 61 (8.91%) SQL
7 39 (5.69%) Python
8 28 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.21%) Perl
10 21 (3.07%) Groovy
11 20 (2.92%) C
12 15 (2.19%) C++
13 9 (1.31%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.17%) VB
14 8 (1.17%) VB6
15 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.58%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.44%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.44%) COBOL
17 3 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 39 (5.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 37 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.80%) Degree
5 12 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.46%) ISEB
7 9 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.44%) MCSA
8 3 (0.44%) MCSE
8 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 2 (0.29%) CLAS
9 2 (0.29%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (11.09%) QA
2 33 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (3.50%) WCAG
4 22 (3.21%) SLA
5 5 (0.73%) WAI
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.61%) Docker
3 6 (0.88%) KVM
4 5 (0.73%) LXC
4 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.44%) vSphere
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (6.72%) Puppet
2 39 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.92%) Ansible
4 12 (1.75%) Dollar Universe
5 7 (1.02%) Forum Sentry
5 7 (1.02%) Terraform
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 84 (12.26%) Oracle
3 50 (7.30%) Red Hat
4 47 (6.86%) Sitecore
5 40 (5.84%) HP
6 36 (5.26%) Atlassian
7 31 (4.53%) IBM
7 31 (4.53%) Informatica
8 20 (2.92%) Axway
8 20 (2.92%) Siebel
9 18 (2.63%) TIBCO
10 13 (1.90%) Google
11 12 (1.75%) Sun
12 10 (1.46%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.31%) Remedy
14 8 (1.17%) CA
15 5 (0.73%) VMware
15 5 (0.73%) Xamarin
16 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
17 3 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
County Durham
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
North East
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £560 per day £Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago