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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 16 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 215 170 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.29% 20.19% 16.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.53% 25.64% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 122 42
Median daily rate £407 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +22.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.23 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.49% +3.40%
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
1384 663 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.54% 78.74% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 423 245
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £11.83 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 -16 188 £400 -3.84% 44
Durham +10 8 £550 +51.72% 5
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 152 (28.90%) Java
2 124 (23.57%) JavaScript
3 103 (19.58%) Scrum
4 95 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (16.73%) TDD
6 87 (16.54%) HTML
7 83 (15.78%) User Experience
8 78 (14.83%) CSS
9 74 (14.07%) Security Cleared
10 68 (12.93%) Finance
11 65 (12.36%) Open Source
11 65 (12.36%) User Stories
12 62 (11.79%) Project Management
13 58 (11.03%) Oracle
13 58 (11.03%) BDD
14 57 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (10.46%) Linux
16 54 (10.27%) C#
17 52 (9.89%) Git (software)
18 49 (9.32%) SC Cleared
18 49 (9.32%) Mentoring
19 47 (8.94%) Python
20 46 (8.75%) .NET
20 46 (8.75%) DevOps
21 44 (8.37%) Test Scripting
22 43 (8.17%) Prototyping
23 41 (7.79%) Web Services
23 41 (7.79%) HTML5
23 41 (7.79%) Coaching
24 40 (7.60%) Web Development

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 26 (4.94%) JBoss
2 18 (3.42%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (2.85%) Apache
6 12 (2.28%) Confluence
7 10 (1.90%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.71%) ArcGIS
9 7 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.95%) CMS
10 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.76%) FileNet
12 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.57%) nginx
13 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.38%) Drupal
13 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.95%) MS Office
2 3 (0.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.61%) IaaS
2 14 (2.66%) PaaS
2 14 (2.66%) SaaS
3 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.95%) GitHub
6 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.56%) Internet
2 14 (2.66%) Network Security
3 13 (2.47%) HTTP
4 8 (1.52%) LDAP
4 8 (1.52%) SSL
5 7 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.76%) Intranet
7 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) DHCP
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.19%) FTP
8 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.19%) IPsec
8 1 (0.19%) PBX
8 1 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.85%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.66%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.09%) Big Data
7 10 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.71%) GIS
9 8 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.38%) HBase
14 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.08%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.32%) Cucumber
4 27 (5.13%) Subversion
5 22 (4.18%) JIRA
5 22 (4.18%) Selenium
6 14 (2.66%) WebDriver
7 10 (1.90%) gulp
8 9 (1.71%) Maven
8 9 (1.71%) StarTeam
8 9 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.52%) GitLab
10 7 (1.33%) Protractor
11 6 (1.14%) Grunt
11 6 (1.14%) JUnit
12 4 (0.76%) JMeter
12 4 (0.76%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.57%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.57%) Mocha
General
1 68 (12.93%) Finance
2 14 (2.66%) Legal
3 12 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.52%) Law
4 8 (1.52%) Marketing
5 5 (0.95%) Retail
6 4 (0.76%) Publishing
7 3 (0.57%) Back Office
7 3 (0.57%) Front Office
7 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.38%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (28.14%) Developer
2 73 (13.88%) Java Developer
3 60 (11.41%) Analyst
4 42 (7.98%) Architect
5 38 (7.22%) User Researcher
6 36 (6.84%) Designer
7 33 (6.27%) Business Analyst
8 29 (5.51%) UX Designer
9 27 (5.13%) Project Manager
10 26 (4.94%) Tester
11 23 (4.37%) Agile Coach
12 20 (3.80%) Scrum Master
13 19 (3.61%) Software Engineer
14 18 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
14 18 (3.42%) Digital Agile Coach
15 17 (3.23%) Digital Designer
15 17 (3.23%) Digital User Researcher
16 16 (3.04%) Senior Developer
17 15 (2.85%) Digital UX Designer
18 14 (2.66%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (16.54%) HTML
2 78 (14.83%) CSS
3 46 (8.75%) .NET
4 41 (7.79%) HTML5
4 41 (7.79%) Web Services
5 33 (6.27%) Node.js
6 31 (5.89%) AngularJS
7 27 (5.13%) JSON
8 25 (4.75%) Spring
9 24 (4.56%) ASP.NET
9 24 (4.56%) RESTful
10 23 (4.37%) XML
11 22 (4.18%) CSS3
11 22 (4.18%) jQuery
12 17 (3.23%) REST
13 16 (3.04%) J2EE
14 15 (2.85%) XHTML
15 14 (2.66%) Software Packaging
16 13 (2.47%) Ajax
16 13 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (15.78%) User Experience
3 28 (5.32%) Psychology
4 25 (4.75%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.71%) CESG
5 9 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.33%) DataPower
7 7 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.95%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.76%) Blog
9 4 (0.76%) Economics
9 4 (0.76%) NHS
9 4 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.57%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.38%) iPhone
11 2 (0.38%) Ontologies
11 2 (0.38%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.46%) Linux
2 38 (7.22%) Unix
3 27 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (3.04%) AIX
4 16 (3.04%) Windows
5 8 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.76%) VME
7 3 (0.57%) CentOS
8 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.58%) Scrum
2 88 (16.73%) TDD
3 65 (12.36%) Open Source
3 65 (12.36%) User Stories
4 62 (11.79%) Project Management
5 58 (11.03%) BDD
6 57 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (9.32%) Mentoring
8 46 (8.75%) DevOps
9 44 (8.37%) Test Scripting
10 43 (8.17%) Prototyping
11 41 (7.79%) Coaching
12 40 (7.60%) Web Development
13 39 (7.41%) ITIL
14 36 (6.84%) Microservices
15 35 (6.65%) Configuration Management
15 35 (6.65%) SDLC
15 35 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 34 (6.46%) CRM
17 32 (6.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 152 (28.90%) Java
2 124 (23.57%) JavaScript
3 54 (10.27%) C#
4 47 (8.94%) Python
5 31 (5.89%) SQL
6 27 (5.13%) C++
7 20 (3.80%) Scala
8 17 (3.23%) Ruby
9 16 (3.04%) Perl
10 13 (2.47%) C
11 12 (2.28%) VB
12 11 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.52%) COBOL
13 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.33%) PHP
14 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.95%) FQL
15 5 (0.95%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 74 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 49 (9.32%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 34 (6.46%) Degree
5 10 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 8 (1.52%) ISEB
6 8 (1.52%) OCA
6 8 (1.52%) OCAJ
6 8 (1.52%) OCP
7 7 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.95%) PMP
9 3 (0.57%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.19%) MCTS
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (3.23%) QA
3 8 (1.52%) WCAG
4 7 (1.33%) WAI
5 5 (0.95%) GPG13
5 5 (0.95%) SLA
6 3 (0.57%) COREP
6 3 (0.57%) FINREP
7 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.33%) Docker
2 5 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.38%) KVM
6 1 (0.19%) LXC
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (6.27%) Puppet
2 31 (5.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.95%) Kibana
5 4 (0.76%) Ansible
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.38%) logstash
6 2 (0.38%) Salt
7 1 (0.19%) StatsD
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (11.03%) Oracle
2 26 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.75%) HP
4 24 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 22 (4.18%) Axway
6 18 (3.42%) Informatica
7 17 (3.23%) Siebel
8 16 (3.04%) IBM
9 12 (2.28%) Tableau
10 9 (1.71%) Perforce
11 7 (1.33%) Sun
12 6 (1.14%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.14%) SAP
13 5 (0.95%) VMware
14 4 (0.76%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.76%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.57%) Google
15 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.57%) Xamarin
16 2 (0.38%) Micro Focus
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