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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 110 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.57% 8.33% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.07% 11.59% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 14 9
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£431 £370 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +28.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
422 276 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 67.41% 71.88% 61.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 146 81
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.19 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% -6.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.50 £17.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +14 94 £450 +12.50% 34
Durham -13 8 £388 +8.39% 3
Agile Software Development
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 117 (35.45%) Java
2 110 (33.33%) HTML
3 93 (28.18%) CSS
4 79 (23.94%) Ruby
5 78 (23.64%) Scala
5 78 (23.64%) User Experience
6 73 (22.12%) Python
7 69 (20.91%) Scrum
8 58 (17.58%) C#
9 54 (16.36%) Open Source
9 54 (16.36%) Mentoring
10 52 (15.76%) Linux
11 51 (15.45%) HTML5
12 50 (15.15%) JSON
13 49 (14.85%) JavaScript
14 46 (13.94%) Relational Database
15 43 (13.03%) RESTful
16 40 (12.12%) REST
17 38 (11.52%) Usability Testing
18 37 (11.21%) Web Development
18 37 (11.21%) Degree
18 37 (11.21%) CSS3
19 35 (10.61%) Git (software)
19 35 (10.61%) Web Design
20 34 (10.30%) Subversion
20 34 (10.30%) UNIX
20 34 (10.30%) Ajax
21 31 (9.39%) Configuration Management
21 31 (9.39%) Rapid Prototyping
22 30 (9.09%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (5.15%) Confluence
2 10 (3.03%) JBoss
2 10 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.82%) Node.js
4 3 (0.91%) Lync
4 3 (0.91%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) CICS
6 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Yammer
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (0.91%) SSL
2 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.94%) Relational Database
2 17 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.82%) MySQL
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.30%) DB2
9 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.30%) Subversion
3 26 (7.88%) Selenium
4 23 (6.97%) JIRA
4 23 (6.97%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.94%) JUnit
6 11 (3.33%) Axure RP
7 9 (2.73%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.52%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.21%) RSpec
10 4 (1.21%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 20 (6.06%) Finance
2 9 (2.73%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.42%) Marketing
3 8 (2.42%) Legal
4 6 (1.82%) Publishing
5 4 (1.21%) Advertising
6 3 (0.91%) Electronics
6 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 106 (32.12%) Developer
2 49 (14.85%) Designer
3 38 (11.52%) UX Designer
4 31 (9.39%) Architect
5 29 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 27 (8.18%) Analyst
7 22 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 20 (6.06%) ScrumMaster
9 18 (5.45%) Product Manager
9 18 (5.45%) Digital Architect
10 13 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.64%) .NET Developer
11 12 (3.64%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.33%) Lead Architect
13 10 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.03%) Scala Developer
14 9 (2.73%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
15 7 (2.12%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (33.33%) HTML
2 93 (28.18%) CSS
3 51 (15.45%) HTML5
4 50 (15.15%) JSON
5 43 (13.03%) RESTful
6 40 (12.12%) REST
7 37 (11.21%) CSS3
8 34 (10.30%) Ajax
9 26 (7.88%) Spring
10 25 (7.58%) Django
11 22 (6.67%) .NET
12 18 (5.45%) J2EE
13 16 (4.85%) ASP.NET
14 14 (4.24%) SOAP
15 12 (3.64%) jQuery
15 12 (3.64%) Web Services
16 8 (2.42%) JPA
16 8 (2.42%) XML
17 7 (2.12%) Play Framework
18 6 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.64%) User Experience
2 54 (16.36%) Open Source
3 29 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.97%) Psychology
4 23 (6.97%) Human Factors
5 20 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 20 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.73%) Graphic Design
7 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.21%) Social Media
9 3 (0.91%) DTV
9 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.91%) SCADA
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.30%) NHS
11 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.76%) Linux
2 34 (10.30%) UNIX
3 24 (7.27%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.91%) VME
5 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.91%) Scrum
2 54 (16.36%) Mentoring
3 38 (11.52%) Usability Testing
4 37 (11.21%) Web Development
5 35 (10.61%) Web Design
6 31 (9.39%) Configuration Management
6 31 (9.39%) Rapid Prototyping
7 30 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 26 (7.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (7.88%) Customer Insight
9 25 (7.58%) Service Delivery
10 24 (7.27%) Market Research
11 23 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (6.67%) User Stories
13 21 (6.36%) Project Management
14 20 (6.06%) TDD
15 19 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.45%) Test Scripting
17 16 (4.85%) Line Management
18 15 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (35.45%) Java
2 79 (23.94%) Ruby
3 78 (23.64%) Scala
4 73 (22.12%) Python
5 58 (17.58%) C#
6 49 (14.85%) JavaScript
7 19 (5.76%) SQL
8 9 (2.73%) PHP
9 6 (1.82%) C++
10 5 (1.52%) COBOL
10 5 (1.52%) PHP5
11 3 (0.91%) Perl
12 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.30%) C
13 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 37 (11.21%) Degree
2 27 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.12%) ISEB
5 4 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.21%) APMP
5 4 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) OCAJ
6 2 (0.61%) OCP
6 2 (0.61%) OCA
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 20 (6.06%) Puppet
2 19 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.91%) collectd
3 3 (0.91%) Nagios
3 3 (0.91%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.94%) Oracle
3 10 (3.03%) Adobe
4 7 (2.12%) Mercator
5 6 (1.82%) Google
6 3 (0.91%) Splunk
6 3 (0.91%) SAP
6 3 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (0.61%) Lotus
7 2 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.30%) HP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £325.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago