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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 280 101 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.31% 13.59% 18.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.40% 18.00% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 71 66
Average daily rate £400 £360 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -
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
986 561 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.59% 75.50% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 327 312
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 257 £380 +1.33% 37
Durham +4 6 £550 - 6
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 190 (30.45%) Java
2 121 (19.39%) JavaScript
3 119 (19.07%) Scrum
4 109 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (16.83%) Finance
6 98 (15.71%) User Experience
7 92 (14.74%) Project Management
8 89 (14.26%) HTML
9 87 (13.94%) User Stories
10 86 (13.78%) Oracle
11 80 (12.82%) Open Source
12 79 (12.66%) CSS
12 79 (12.66%) Mentoring
13 77 (12.34%) Linux
14 74 (11.86%) Security Cleared
15 72 (11.54%) TDD
16 64 (10.26%) C#
17 63 (10.10%) .NET
18 59 (9.46%) SQL Server
19 57 (9.13%) Web Services
20 56 (8.97%) Test Scripting
21 55 (8.81%) Waterfall
22 54 (8.65%) Service Design
22 54 (8.65%) Python
23 49 (7.85%) MVC
24 47 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
24 47 (7.53%) HTML5
25 45 (7.21%) Unix
26 42 (6.73%) SC Cleared
26 42 (6.73%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 30 (4.81%) JBoss
3 25 (4.01%) Node.js
4 19 (3.04%) WebSphere
5 18 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (2.72%) Apache
6 17 (2.72%) Confluence
6 17 (2.72%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.08%) ArcGIS
8 8 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.96%) IIS
11 5 (0.80%) CMS
11 5 (0.80%) nginx
11 5 (0.80%) SAS
12 4 (0.64%) FileNet
13 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.48%) Jetty
14 2 (0.32%) Drupal
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 13 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.80%) MS Office
2 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.96%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.96%) IaaS
2 5 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.80%) GitHub
2 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.37%) Internet
2 13 (2.08%) HTTP
3 12 (1.92%) Network Security
4 11 (1.76%) SSL
5 8 (1.28%) LDAP
6 7 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.96%) Intranet
8 4 (0.64%) SNMP
8 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.48%) DHCP
9 3 (0.48%) DNS
9 3 (0.48%) FTP
9 3 (0.48%) IPsec
10 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.16%) LAN
10 1 (0.16%) MPLS
10 1 (0.16%) PBX
10 1 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.16%) VoIP
10 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 25 (4.01%) RDBMS
4 24 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.88%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.40%) Big Data
8 14 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (2.08%) GIS
9 13 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.96%) HBase
13 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.80%) Pentaho
14 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (5.45%) JIRA
2 29 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.49%) Cucumber
4 25 (4.01%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.01%) Selenium
5 15 (2.40%) CA Gen
6 12 (1.92%) Subversion
7 11 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.60%) ERwin
8 10 (1.60%) JUnit
8 10 (1.60%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.44%) WebDriver
10 8 (1.28%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.80%) JMeter
12 4 (0.64%) eggPlant
12 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.64%) RSpec
12 4 (0.64%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.64%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 105 (16.83%) Finance
2 21 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 18 (2.88%) Legal
4 14 (2.24%) Marketing
5 7 (1.12%) Publishing
5 7 (1.12%) Retail
6 6 (0.96%) Banking
6 6 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 5 (0.80%) Games
7 5 (0.80%) Law
8 3 (0.48%) Back Office
8 3 (0.48%) Front Office
8 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.32%) Billing
9 2 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (25.96%) Developer
2 95 (15.22%) Analyst
3 90 (14.42%) Java Developer
4 67 (10.74%) Business Analyst
5 49 (7.85%) User Researcher
6 44 (7.05%) Designer
7 36 (5.77%) Architect
8 32 (5.13%) Agile Coach
8 32 (5.13%) UX Designer
9 28 (4.49%) Project Manager
10 27 (4.33%) Digital Agile Coach
11 26 (4.17%) Scrum Master
12 23 (3.69%) Agile Business Analyst
12 23 (3.69%) Tester
13 22 (3.53%) Digital User Researcher
14 20 (3.21%) .NET Developer
14 20 (3.21%) Delivery Manager
15 19 (3.04%) Agile Developer
15 19 (3.04%) Digital Analyst
15 19 (3.04%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.26%) HTML
2 79 (12.66%) CSS
3 63 (10.10%) .NET
4 57 (9.13%) Web Services
5 47 (7.53%) HTML5
6 41 (6.57%) Spring
7 36 (5.77%) ASP.NET
8 27 (4.33%) AngularJS
8 27 (4.33%) J2EE
8 27 (4.33%) jQuery
9 23 (3.69%) CSS3
9 23 (3.69%) JSON
10 21 (3.37%) Java EE
10 21 (3.37%) XML
11 20 (3.21%) RESTful
12 17 (2.72%) Hibernate
12 17 (2.72%) Java EE 5
12 17 (2.72%) Java SE
13 14 (2.24%) REST
13 14 (2.24%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 109 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (15.71%) User Experience
3 39 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.29%) Psychology
5 12 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.28%) CESG
7 7 (1.12%) DataPower
8 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.80%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.80%) Ontologies
9 5 (0.80%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.80%) Social Media
9 5 (0.80%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.64%) Blog
10 4 (0.64%) Economics
10 4 (0.64%) PKI
11 3 (0.48%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.34%) Linux
2 45 (7.21%) Unix
3 32 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (3.69%) Windows
5 18 (2.88%) AIX
6 10 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.64%) CentOS
7 4 (0.64%) SUSE
7 4 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.48%) VME
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) MVS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.07%) Scrum
2 92 (14.74%) Project Management
3 87 (13.94%) User Stories
4 80 (12.82%) Open Source
5 79 (12.66%) Mentoring
6 72 (11.54%) TDD
7 56 (8.97%) Test Scripting
8 55 (8.81%) Waterfall
9 54 (8.65%) Service Design
10 49 (7.85%) MVC
11 47 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (6.73%) Coaching
13 41 (6.57%) Business Analysis
14 40 (6.41%) BDD
14 40 (6.41%) CRM
14 40 (6.41%) Market Research
14 40 (6.41%) SDLC
15 39 (6.25%) Analytics
15 39 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (5.93%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (30.45%) Java
2 121 (19.39%) JavaScript
3 64 (10.26%) C#
4 54 (8.65%) Python
5 36 (5.77%) SQL
6 27 (4.33%) Ruby
7 23 (3.69%) C++
7 23 (3.69%) Scala
8 18 (2.88%) Perl
9 17 (2.72%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.56%) C
11 11 (1.76%) VB
12 10 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.28%) COBOL
14 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.80%) FQL
15 5 (0.80%) PHP
15 5 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 74 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.57%) Degree
4 36 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (3.04%) Oracle Certification
6 17 (2.72%) OCA
6 17 (2.72%) OCAJ
6 17 (2.72%) OCP
7 12 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.92%) PMP
8 8 (1.28%) BC Cleared
8 8 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.12%) ISEB
10 5 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) CIPD
13 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (2.08%) QA
3 12 (1.92%) WCAG
4 8 (1.28%) WAI
5 6 (0.96%) GPG13
6 3 (0.48%) COREP
6 3 (0.48%) FINREP
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.44%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.48%) Xen
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 33 (5.29%) Puppet
2 31 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.48%) Kibana
5 2 (0.32%) StatsD
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 86 (13.78%) Oracle
2 33 (5.29%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.97%) HP
4 28 (4.49%) Red Hat
5 26 (4.17%) Axway
6 24 (3.85%) Informatica
7 20 (3.21%) Tableau
8 19 (3.04%) IBM
9 18 (2.88%) Siebel
10 10 (1.60%) SAP
11 9 (1.44%) Sun
12 7 (1.12%) VMware
13 5 (0.80%) CA
13 5 (0.80%) SaltStack
14 4 (0.64%) Rally
14 4 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.48%) Genesys
15 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.48%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
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