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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 183 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.59% 9.77% 7.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.74% 12.80% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 7 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £302 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
512 164 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 80.00% 76.28% 66.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 85 98
Average daily rate £390 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.42 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.77% -19.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +11 180 £445 -1.11% 26
Sunderland -3 1 £325 - 3
Gateshead - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 103 (36.92%) Java
2 98 (35.13%) HTML
3 80 (28.67%) CSS
4 77 (27.60%) Scala
5 74 (26.52%) Ruby
5 74 (26.52%) User Experience
6 69 (24.73%) Python
7 57 (20.43%) Scrum
8 52 (18.64%) C#
8 52 (18.64%) Open Source
8 52 (18.64%) Mentoring
9 49 (17.56%) HTML5
10 44 (15.77%) JSON
10 44 (15.77%) Linux
11 43 (15.41%) RESTful
12 40 (14.34%) Relational Database
13 35 (12.54%) Automated Testing
13 35 (12.54%) Ajax
14 34 (12.19%) REST
14 34 (12.19%) CSS3
14 34 (12.19%) Usability Testing
15 30 (10.75%) Web Design
16 29 (10.39%) JavaScript
16 29 (10.39%) Degree
16 29 (10.39%) Rapid Prototyping
17 28 (10.04%) Web Development
17 28 (10.04%) Jenkins
18 27 (9.68%) Selenium
19 25 (8.96%) Django
19 25 (8.96%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (6.09%) Confluence
2 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.15%) JBoss
3 4 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (3.58%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.81%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) Intranet
2 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.34%) Relational Database
2 14 (5.02%) MongoDB
2 14 (5.02%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.51%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (10.04%) Jenkins
2 27 (9.68%) Selenium
3 24 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.60%) Subversion
4 18 (6.45%) JIRA
5 16 (5.73%) JUnit
6 11 (3.94%) Axure RP
7 10 (3.58%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.23%) RSpec
8 9 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (6.09%) Finance
2 10 (3.58%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.23%) Marketing
4 6 (2.15%) Publishing
5 5 (1.79%) Legal
5 5 (1.79%) Electronics
5 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (30.47%) Developer
2 46 (16.49%) Designer
3 35 (12.54%) UX Designer
4 29 (10.39%) Architect
5 28 (10.04%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
8 17 (6.09%) Digital Architect
8 17 (6.09%) Analyst
9 12 (4.30%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.30%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.58%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.58%) Scala Developer
10 10 (3.58%) Lead Architect
10 10 (3.58%) Product Manager
11 9 (3.23%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.51%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.51%) Lead Developer
12 7 (2.51%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (35.13%) HTML
2 80 (28.67%) CSS
3 49 (17.56%) HTML5
4 44 (15.77%) JSON
5 43 (15.41%) RESTful
6 35 (12.54%) Ajax
7 34 (12.19%) REST
7 34 (12.19%) CSS3
8 25 (8.96%) Django
9 21 (7.53%) Spring
10 16 (5.73%) .NET
11 13 (4.66%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.30%) J2EE
13 8 (2.87%) Play Framework
13 8 (2.87%) SOAP
14 6 (2.15%) JPA
15 5 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 3 (1.08%) Web Services
17 3 (1.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (26.52%) User Experience
2 52 (18.64%) Open Source
3 20 (7.17%) Visualisation
3 20 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.81%) Human Factors
5 17 (6.09%) Psychology
6 16 (5.73%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.23%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.79%) DTV
9 4 (1.43%) Social Media
9 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) NHS
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.36%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.77%) Linux
2 22 (7.89%) UNIX
3 19 (6.81%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.72%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.43%) Scrum
2 52 (18.64%) Mentoring
3 35 (12.54%) Automated Testing
4 34 (12.19%) Usability Testing
5 30 (10.75%) Web Design
6 29 (10.39%) Rapid Prototyping
7 28 (10.04%) Web Development
8 24 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (8.60%) Configuration Management
9 21 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (7.17%) Customer Insight
10 20 (7.17%) Market Research
11 19 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.73%) Line Management
13 14 (5.02%) TDD
14 13 (4.66%) Test Scripting
14 13 (4.66%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.66%) Service Delivery
14 13 (4.66%) User Stories
14 13 (4.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.92%) Java
2 77 (27.60%) Scala
3 74 (26.52%) Ruby
4 69 (24.73%) Python
5 52 (18.64%) C#
6 29 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.79%) SQL
8 2 (0.72%) Perl
8 2 (0.72%) PHP
8 2 (0.72%) COBOL
9 1 (0.36%) C++
9 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.39%) Degree
2 25 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.15%) ISEB
5 4 (1.43%) APMP
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) OCP
7 1 (0.36%) OCA
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.51%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 18 (6.45%) Puppet
1 18 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.08%) Nagios
2 3 (1.08%) Ganglia
2 3 (1.08%) collectd
3 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (5.02%) Oracle
2 10 (3.58%) Adobe
3 7 (2.51%) Mercator
4 6 (2.15%) Google
4 6 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.08%) Splunk
7 2 (0.72%) Tableau
7 2 (0.72%) EnterpriseDB
7 2 (0.72%) Lotus
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Real Staffing
Rate: £230 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago