The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 155 65 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.53% 17.11% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.83% 23.30% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 35 11
Average daily rate
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£408 £345 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Agile Software Development
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 279 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.06% 73.42% 73.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 196 65
Average daily rate £388 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £460 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.26% +76.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Tyne and Wear region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Tyne and Wear region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 146 £416 +25.11% 39
Sunderland -6 3 £288 - 2
Agile Software Development
North East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 74 (32.31%) Java
2 59 (25.76%) User Experience
3 53 (23.14%) TDD
4 51 (22.27%) Scrum
5 50 (21.83%) HTML
5 50 (21.83%) Open Source
6 44 (19.21%) Project Management
7 41 (17.90%) NoSQL
8 40 (17.47%) MongoDB
9 38 (16.59%) Finance
9 38 (16.59%) Web Services
10 37 (16.16%) CSS
11 34 (14.85%) Scala
12 33 (14.41%) Ruby
12 33 (14.41%) Linux
13 32 (13.97%) SQL
13 32 (13.97%) RESTful
14 30 (13.10%) .NET
14 30 (13.10%) Configuration Management
15 29 (12.66%) JavaScript
16 27 (11.79%) Selenium
17 26 (11.35%) Django
17 26 (11.35%) Business Analysis
18 25 (10.92%) JSON
19 24 (10.48%) C#
19 24 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (10.48%) Waterfall
20 23 (10.04%) Degree
21 22 (9.61%) BDD
21 22 (9.61%) User Stories

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 14 (6.11%) Confluence
2 10 (4.37%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.06%) JBoss
4 7 (3.06%) Node.js
5 6 (2.62%) IIS
6 5 (2.18%) Jetty
6 5 (2.18%) Apache
6 5 (2.18%) nginx
7 4 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.31%) FileNet
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.44%) Documentum
10 1 (0.44%) Drupal
10 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.44%) WordPress
10 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.31%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.31%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.18%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) HTTP
2 9 (3.93%) SSL
3 6 (2.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.18%) DNS
4 5 (2.18%) DHCP
4 5 (2.18%) FTP
4 5 (2.18%) IPsec
5 3 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.31%) Network Security
5 3 (1.31%) LDAP
6 1 (0.44%) SAN
6 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.44%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.90%) NoSQL
2 40 (17.47%) MongoDB
3 22 (9.61%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.86%) MySQL
5 14 (6.11%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) Big Data
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Selenium
2 20 (8.73%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.42%) JIRA
4 11 (4.80%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.62%) Subversion
6 6 (2.62%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.18%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.75%) Sahi
8 4 (1.75%) WATIR
8 4 (1.75%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.31%) JUnit
9 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.31%) RSpec
10 1 (0.44%) JBehave
10 1 (0.44%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.44%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
General
1 38 (16.59%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.62%) Marketing
4 4 (1.75%) Electronics
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.31%) Legal
5 3 (1.31%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (22.27%) Developer
2 38 (16.59%) Architect
3 33 (14.41%) Analyst
3 33 (14.41%) Designer
4 32 (13.97%) Technical Architect
5 27 (11.79%) UX Designer
6 25 (10.92%) Business Analyst
7 20 (8.73%) Senior Architect
8 19 (8.30%) Senior Technical Architect
9 16 (6.99%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.99%) Digital Architect
9 16 (6.99%) Digital Technical Architect
10 15 (6.55%) Project Manager
11 13 (5.68%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.80%) Front-End Developer
13 9 (3.93%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
13 9 (3.93%) Senior Digital Architect
14 7 (3.06%) Agile Business Analyst
14 7 (3.06%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.06%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.83%) HTML
2 38 (16.59%) Web Services
3 37 (16.16%) CSS
4 32 (13.97%) RESTful
5 30 (13.10%) .NET
6 26 (11.35%) Django
7 25 (10.92%) JSON
8 19 (8.30%) XML
8 19 (8.30%) Play Framework
9 18 (7.86%) Spring
10 16 (6.99%) HTML5
11 14 (6.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (5.68%) J2EE
13 10 (4.37%) jQuery
14 9 (3.93%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.93%) ASP.NET
15 7 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (2.62%) Mustache
16 6 (2.62%) Sass
16 6 (2.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.76%) User Experience
2 22 (9.61%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.18%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) DTV
5 4 (1.75%) Psychology
5 4 (1.75%) Human Factors
6 3 (1.31%) DataPower
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Economics
7 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.41%) Linux
2 14 (6.11%) UNIX
3 6 (2.62%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.75%) Windows
4 4 (1.75%) AIX
5 2 (0.87%) VME
5 2 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) HPUX
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.14%) TDD
2 51 (22.27%) Scrum
3 50 (21.83%) Open Source
4 44 (19.21%) Project Management
5 30 (13.10%) Configuration Management
6 26 (11.35%) Business Analysis
7 24 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (10.48%) Waterfall
8 22 (9.61%) BDD
8 22 (9.61%) User Stories
9 21 (9.17%) Agile Project Management
9 21 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (8.73%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.86%) Customer Insight
11 18 (7.86%) Automated Testing
11 18 (7.86%) Test Automation
12 17 (7.42%) Web Development
13 16 (6.99%) Rapid Prototyping
14 15 (6.55%) MVC
15 13 (5.68%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.31%) Java
2 34 (14.85%) Scala
3 33 (14.41%) Ruby
4 32 (13.97%) SQL
5 29 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.48%) C#
7 16 (6.99%) Python
8 4 (1.75%) Perl
9 3 (1.31%) PHP
9 3 (1.31%) C
9 3 (1.31%) COBOL
10 2 (0.87%) C++
10 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (10.04%) Degree
2 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.62%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.18%) OCP
4 5 (2.18%) OCA
4 5 (2.18%) OCAJ
4 5 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.31%) APMP
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.18%) Xen
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) QEMU
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (7.42%) Puppet
1 17 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (7.42%) Oracle
2 16 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.62%) IBM
3 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (2.62%) VMware
4 5 (2.18%) Google
5 4 (1.75%) Axway
5 4 (1.75%) Informatica
5 4 (1.75%) SAP
5 4 (1.75%) Siebel
6 3 (1.31%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.31%) Sun
6 3 (1.31%) HP
7 2 (0.87%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (0.44%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.44%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) OpenText
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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