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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 2 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 310 120 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.49% 20.41% 6.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.52% 26.49% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 84 13
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£450 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
898 453 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.54% 77.04% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 281 132
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 29
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 0 278 £450 +20.00% 51
Durham -7 12 £325 +30.00% 7
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 142 (31.14%) Java
2 130 (28.51%) HTML
3 121 (26.54%) User Experience
4 111 (24.34%) Scrum
5 101 (22.15%) CSS
6 100 (21.93%) Open Source
7 92 (20.18%) TDD
8 82 (17.98%) Linux
9 75 (16.45%) Finance
10 74 (16.23%) Ruby
11 73 (16.01%) Project Management
12 70 (15.35%) Scala
13 68 (14.91%) Python
14 64 (14.04%) MongoDB
15 62 (13.60%) NoSQL
15 62 (13.60%) RESTful
16 61 (13.38%) JavaScript
17 58 (12.72%) Jenkins
18 56 (12.28%) Degree
18 56 (12.28%) JSON
19 54 (11.84%) .NET
20 51 (11.18%) Selenium
21 50 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (10.53%) Django
22 48 (10.53%) Mobile App
23 47 (10.31%) HTML5
23 47 (10.31%) Configuration Management
24 46 (10.09%) Web Services
24 46 (10.09%) Business Analysis
25 44 (9.65%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 36 (7.89%) Confluence
2 30 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.39%) Apache
4 19 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.95%) IIS
5 18 (3.95%) Jetty
6 17 (3.73%) nginx
7 14 (3.07%) JBoss
8 11 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (2.19%) Node.js
10 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.10%) CMS
12 4 (0.88%) Drupal
12 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.66%) Tuxedo
13 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.66%) FileNet
13 3 (0.66%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) Fireworks
2 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (3.73%) Google App Engine
2 17 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.32%) GitHub
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.36%) SSL
2 28 (6.14%) HTTP
3 26 (5.70%) FTP
4 21 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.73%) DNS
5 17 (3.73%) DHCP
5 17 (3.73%) IPsec
6 11 (2.41%) 3G
6 11 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (2.41%) 4G
7 7 (1.54%) SSH
8 3 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.66%) Network Security
8 3 (0.66%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.66%) Intranet
8 3 (0.66%) Internet
8 3 (0.66%) LDAP
9 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.22%) SNMP
10 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 62 (13.60%) NoSQL
3 35 (7.68%) SQL Server
4 29 (6.36%) MySQL
4 29 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.66%) IDMS
11 3 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.44%) Redis
12 2 (0.44%) Big Data
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.22%) OLTP
13 1 (0.22%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 58 (12.72%) Jenkins
2 51 (11.18%) Selenium
3 40 (8.77%) JIRA
4 25 (5.48%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (2.85%) WebDriver
7 12 (2.63%) RSpec
8 11 (2.41%) JUnit
9 8 (1.75%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.32%) GitLab
11 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.44%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.44%) WATIR
12 2 (0.44%) Subversion
12 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.44%) Sahi
12 2 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.44%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.44%) FishEye
13 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
General
1 75 (16.45%) Finance
2 20 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.07%) Marketing
4 11 (2.41%) Electronics
4 11 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.19%) Banking
6 6 (1.32%) Legal
7 5 (1.10%) Games
8 4 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (18.64%) Developer
2 73 (16.01%) Architect
3 67 (14.69%) Designer
4 60 (13.16%) UX Designer
5 51 (11.18%) Analyst
5 51 (11.18%) Technical Architect
6 43 (9.43%) Business Analyst
7 33 (7.24%) ScrumMaster
8 32 (7.02%) Java Developer
9 31 (6.80%) Digital Architect
10 25 (5.48%) Senior Architect
11 24 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
12 21 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.61%) Project Manager
12 21 (4.61%) Digital Technical Architect
13 13 (2.85%) Test Manager
14 12 (2.63%) Senior Digital Architect
15 11 (2.41%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
15 11 (2.41%) Agile Project Manager
15 11 (2.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (28.51%) HTML
2 101 (22.15%) CSS
3 62 (13.60%) RESTful
4 56 (12.28%) JSON
5 54 (11.84%) .NET
6 48 (10.53%) Django
7 47 (10.31%) HTML5
8 46 (10.09%) Web Services
9 37 (8.11%) Spring
10 36 (7.89%) Play Framework
11 31 (6.80%) J2EE
12 26 (5.70%) XML
13 25 (5.48%) jQuery
14 22 (4.82%) Servlets
15 20 (4.39%) REST
16 19 (4.17%) SOAP
17 18 (3.95%) XHTML
18 17 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
19 13 (2.85%) .NET Framework
20 12 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 121 (26.54%) User Experience
2 48 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.82%) Social Media
5 17 (3.73%) Psychology
6 15 (3.29%) Human Factors
7 11 (2.41%) DTV
7 11 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.88%) DataPower
8 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.44%) PKI
11 1 (0.22%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.22%) iPhone
11 1 (0.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.98%) Linux
2 21 (4.61%) UNIX
3 10 (2.19%) Mac OS
4 8 (1.75%) Solaris
4 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.32%) Windows
6 5 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.88%) AIX
7 4 (0.88%) VME
8 2 (0.44%) Android
8 2 (0.44%) CentOS
8 2 (0.44%) Fedora
8 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) HPUX
9 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (24.34%) Scrum
2 100 (21.93%) Open Source
3 92 (20.18%) TDD
4 73 (16.01%) Project Management
5 50 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (10.31%) Configuration Management
7 46 (10.09%) Business Analysis
8 44 (9.65%) User Stories
9 36 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 35 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (7.46%) Agile Project Management
12 33 (7.24%) BDD
12 33 (7.24%) Rapid Prototyping
13 32 (7.02%) Web Design
14 31 (6.80%) Mentoring
15 28 (6.14%) SDLC
16 26 (5.70%) Customer Insight
16 26 (5.70%) Kanban
17 25 (5.48%) Test Scripting
17 25 (5.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (31.14%) Java
2 74 (16.23%) Ruby
3 70 (15.35%) Scala
4 68 (14.91%) Python
5 61 (13.38%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.68%) C#
7 28 (6.14%) SQL
8 23 (5.04%) C++
9 16 (3.51%) PHP
10 11 (2.41%) ActionScript
11 9 (1.97%) VB
12 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.32%) Perl
14 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.44%) Groovy
16 1 (0.22%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.22%) XPath
16 1 (0.22%) PHP5
16 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 56 (12.28%) Degree
2 33 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.29%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.54%) APMP
5 7 (1.54%) OCP
5 7 (1.54%) OCA
5 7 (1.54%) OCAJ
6 4 (0.88%) ISEB
6 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) IIBA
8 1 (0.22%) CBAP
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.46%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.73%) Xen
3 8 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.66%) QEMU
4 3 (0.66%) KVM
5 2 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (8.11%) Puppet
2 35 (7.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) logstash
3 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.44%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.44%) yum
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (7.89%) Oracle
2 30 (6.58%) VMware
3 29 (6.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.95%) Google
5 12 (2.63%) SAP
6 8 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.10%) IBM
8 4 (0.88%) Informatica
8 4 (0.88%) Siebel
8 4 (0.88%) Axway
9 3 (0.66%) Sun
10 2 (0.44%) HP
10 2 (0.44%) Splunk
10 2 (0.44%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.44%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.22%) Adobe
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.22%) Teradata
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