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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 238 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.34% 17.97% 20.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.48% 23.71% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 77 64
Median daily rate £380 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +2.85%
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
866 447 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.55% 75.76% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 283 292
Median daily rate £323 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 221 £385 +2.66% 30
Sunderland - 5 £306 -
Gateshead 0 2 £325 -7.14% 5
North Tyneside - 1 £425 -
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 178 (31.90%) Java
2 113 (20.25%) JavaScript
3 100 (17.92%) Scrum
4 97 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (17.03%) User Experience
6 91 (16.31%) Finance
7 85 (15.23%) User Stories
8 82 (14.70%) HTML
9 77 (13.80%) Oracle
9 77 (13.80%) Open Source
10 75 (13.44%) Linux
11 74 (13.26%) CSS
12 70 (12.54%) Mentoring
13 67 (12.01%) Project Management
13 67 (12.01%) Security Cleared
14 66 (11.83%) TDD
15 57 (10.22%) C#
16 56 (10.04%) .NET
17 52 (9.32%) Python
18 49 (8.78%) SQL Server
18 49 (8.78%) Service Design
19 48 (8.60%) Web Services
20 45 (8.06%) MVC
20 45 (8.06%) Test Scripting
21 43 (7.71%) HTML5
21 43 (7.71%) Waterfall
21 43 (7.71%) Unix
22 39 (6.99%) Market Research
22 39 (6.99%) BDD
22 39 (6.99%) SC Cleared

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 32 (5.73%) WebLogic
2 30 (5.38%) JBoss
3 25 (4.48%) Node.js
4 19 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (3.05%) Confluence
7 16 (2.87%) Apache
8 13 (2.33%) ArcGIS
8 13 (2.33%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.90%) nginx
11 5 (0.90%) SAS
12 4 (0.72%) CMS
12 4 (0.72%) FileNet
12 4 (0.72%) IIS
13 3 (0.54%) Jetty
14 2 (0.36%) Drupal
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle 10gAS
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.90%) MS Office
2 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.90%) GitHub
2 5 (0.90%) IaaS
3 3 (0.54%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.58%) Internet
2 14 (2.51%) HTTP
3 12 (2.15%) Network Security
4 11 (1.97%) SSL
5 8 (1.43%) LDAP
6 7 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.08%) Intranet
8 4 (0.72%) SNMP
8 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.54%) DHCP
9 3 (0.54%) DNS
9 3 (0.54%) FTP
9 3 (0.54%) IPsec
10 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.18%) LAN
10 1 (0.18%) MPLS
10 1 (0.18%) PBX
10 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.18%) VoIP
10 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.30%) MongoDB
4 22 (3.94%) RDBMS
5 19 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (2.33%) Big Data
8 13 (2.33%) GIS
8 13 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.61%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.90%) HBase
12 5 (0.90%) Pentaho
12 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.02%) Cucumber
1 28 (5.02%) Git (software)
1 28 (5.02%) JIRA
2 26 (4.66%) Jenkins
2 26 (4.66%) Selenium
3 15 (2.69%) CA Gen
4 12 (2.15%) Subversion
5 11 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.79%) ERwin
6 10 (1.79%) JUnit
6 10 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 8 (1.43%) HP UFT
7 8 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.90%) JMeter
9 4 (0.72%) eggPlant
9 4 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.72%) RSpec
9 4 (0.72%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.72%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.36%) Grunt
General
1 91 (16.31%) Finance
2 18 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.15%) Marketing
4 11 (1.97%) Legal
5 6 (1.08%) Publishing
6 5 (0.90%) Law
7 4 (0.72%) Games
8 3 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (26.70%) Developer
2 81 (14.52%) Java Developer
3 78 (13.98%) Analyst
4 56 (10.04%) Business Analyst
5 48 (8.60%) User Researcher
6 42 (7.53%) Designer
7 36 (6.45%) Architect
8 31 (5.56%) UX Designer
9 27 (4.84%) Agile Coach
10 24 (4.30%) Tester
11 23 (4.12%) Digital Agile Coach
12 21 (3.76%) Digital User Researcher
12 21 (3.76%) Project Manager
13 20 (3.58%) Delivery Manager
14 17 (3.05%) Agile Developer
14 17 (3.05%) Scrum Master
15 16 (2.87%) Agile Business Analyst
15 16 (2.87%) Digital Analyst
15 16 (2.87%) Digital Business Analyst
15 16 (2.87%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.70%) HTML
2 74 (13.26%) CSS
3 56 (10.04%) .NET
4 48 (8.60%) Web Services
5 43 (7.71%) HTML5
6 38 (6.81%) Spring
7 28 (5.02%) ASP.NET
8 26 (4.66%) J2EE
9 24 (4.30%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.12%) JSON
11 22 (3.94%) CSS3
12 21 (3.76%) jQuery
13 18 (3.23%) Java EE
13 18 (3.23%) RESTful
13 18 (3.23%) XML
14 14 (2.51%) D3.js
14 14 (2.51%) Hibernate
14 14 (2.51%) Java EE 5
14 14 (2.51%) Java SE
14 14 (2.51%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (17.03%) User Experience
3 36 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 33 (5.91%) Psychology
5 12 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 10 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.43%) CESG
9 7 (1.25%) DataPower
10 6 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.90%) Ontologies
11 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.90%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.72%) Blog
12 4 (0.72%) Economics
12 4 (0.72%) PKI
12 4 (0.72%) Social Media
13 3 (0.54%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.44%) Linux
2 43 (7.71%) Unix
3 32 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (3.76%) Windows
5 18 (3.23%) AIX
6 9 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.72%) CentOS
7 4 (0.72%) SUSE
7 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.54%) VME
9 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) MVS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.92%) Scrum
2 85 (15.23%) User Stories
3 77 (13.80%) Open Source
4 70 (12.54%) Mentoring
5 67 (12.01%) Project Management
6 66 (11.83%) TDD
7 49 (8.78%) Service Design
8 45 (8.06%) MVC
8 45 (8.06%) Test Scripting
9 43 (7.71%) Waterfall
10 39 (6.99%) BDD
10 39 (6.99%) Market Research
11 38 (6.81%) Analytics
11 38 (6.81%) Coaching
12 37 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (6.27%) Business Analysis
14 33 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (5.91%) DevOps
14 33 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (31.90%) Java
2 113 (20.25%) JavaScript
3 57 (10.22%) C#
4 52 (9.32%) Python
5 34 (6.09%) SQL
6 27 (4.84%) Ruby
7 22 (3.94%) C++
7 22 (3.94%) Scala
8 18 (3.23%) Perl
8 18 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.87%) C
10 10 (1.79%) VB
11 9 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.43%) COBOL
13 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.90%) PHP
14 5 (0.90%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.90%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.72%) FQL
15 4 (0.72%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 67 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.81%) Degree
4 34 (6.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (2.87%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (2.51%) OCA
6 14 (2.51%) OCAJ
6 14 (2.51%) OCP
7 11 (1.97%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.97%) PMP
8 8 (1.43%) BC Cleared
9 7 (1.25%) ISEB
10 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.18%) CIPD
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.18%) MCTS
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (2.33%) QA
3 12 (2.15%) WCAG
4 8 (1.43%) WAI
5 6 (1.08%) GPG13
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.61%) Docker
2 5 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) Xen
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (0.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 32 (5.73%) Puppet
2 30 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) Kibana
4 2 (0.36%) StatsD
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 77 (13.80%) Oracle
2 31 (5.56%) HP
3 28 (5.02%) Red Hat
4 26 (4.66%) Axway
5 25 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 24 (4.30%) Informatica
7 20 (3.58%) Tableau
8 19 (3.41%) IBM
9 18 (3.23%) Siebel
10 9 (1.61%) Sun
11 7 (1.25%) VMware
12 5 (0.90%) CA
13 4 (0.72%) Rally
13 4 (0.72%) SaltStack
13 4 (0.72%) SAP
14 3 (0.54%) Genesys
14 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.54%) Xamarin
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