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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 56 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.15% 3.40% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.92% 4.83% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 4 5
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£375 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £386 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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
331 145 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.70% 70.39% 67.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 72 107
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 14
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 54 £375 +3.44% 26
Sunderland -3 1 - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 41 (36.94%) Java
2 33 (29.73%) Scrum
3 26 (23.42%) Automated Testing
3 26 (23.42%) Selenium
4 22 (19.82%) Ruby
4 22 (19.82%) Test Automation
5 21 (18.92%) JUnit
6 20 (18.02%) RSpec
6 20 (18.02%) WebDriver
6 20 (18.02%) Cucumber
6 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
6 20 (18.02%) Automation Testing
7 19 (17.12%) Web Testing
8 18 (16.22%) Project Management
9 17 (15.32%) C#
10 16 (14.41%) Python
10 16 (14.41%) Service Delivery
11 15 (13.51%) Open Source
12 14 (12.61%) Agile Project Management
13 13 (11.71%) HTML5
13 13 (11.71%) Scala
13 13 (11.71%) Ajax
13 13 (11.71%) HTML
14 11 (9.91%) CSS
14 11 (9.91%) TDD
14 11 (9.91%) CSS3
14 11 (9.91%) User Stories
15 10 (9.01%) REST
15 10 (9.01%) Test Scripting
15 10 (9.01%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
1 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) OLAP
1 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle OLAP
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Selenium
2 21 (18.92%) JUnit
3 20 (18.02%) RSpec
3 20 (18.02%) WebDriver
3 20 (18.02%) Cucumber
3 20 (18.02%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.21%) Marketing
3 6 (5.41%) Games
3 6 (5.41%) Electronics
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Local Government
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Developer
2 18 (16.22%) Product Manager
3 12 (10.81%) Architect
3 12 (10.81%) Consultant
4 11 (9.91%) Test Consultant
5 9 (8.11%) Test Automation Consultant
5 9 (8.11%) Digital Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Digital Architect
9 4 (3.60%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) HTML
1 13 (11.71%) Ajax
1 13 (11.71%) HTML5
2 11 (9.91%) CSS3
2 11 (9.91%) CSS
3 10 (9.01%) JSON
3 10 (9.01%) REST
4 6 (5.41%) Play Framework
5 5 (4.50%) .NET
6 4 (3.60%) jQuery
6 4 (3.60%) SAML
6 4 (3.60%) Spring
6 4 (3.60%) RESTful
7 3 (2.70%) WinForms
7 3 (2.70%) J2EE
7 3 (2.70%) Web Services
7 3 (2.70%) XML
8 1 (0.90%) XSLT
8 1 (0.90%) SOAP
8 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Open Source
2 6 (5.41%) DTV
3 4 (3.60%) Social Media
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.80%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.90%) PMI
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) UNIX
1 2 (1.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Scrum
2 26 (23.42%) Automated Testing
3 22 (19.82%) Test Automation
4 20 (18.02%) Automation Testing
5 19 (17.12%) Web Testing
6 18 (16.22%) Project Management
7 16 (14.41%) Service Delivery
8 14 (12.61%) Agile Project Management
9 11 (9.91%) User Stories
9 11 (9.91%) TDD
10 10 (9.01%) Test Scripting
11 9 (8.11%) Software Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
13 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (4.50%) SOA
16 4 (3.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) Java
2 22 (19.82%) Ruby
3 17 (15.32%) C#
4 16 (14.41%) Python
5 13 (11.71%) Scala
6 5 (4.50%) SQL
7 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) ISEB
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) PMP
4 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.90%) APMP
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) SAP
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) JBoss
3 4 (3.60%) Adobe
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Apple
5 2 (1.80%) Mercator
5 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.80%) Facebook
5 2 (1.80%) Twitter
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