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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 273 97 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.54% 22.82% 8.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.62% 28.53% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 70 10
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£450 £377 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
689 340 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.12% 80.00% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 234 74
Average daily rate £440 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 259 £450 +15.38% 38
Sunderland -1 3 £288 -
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 128 (31.60%) Java
2 115 (28.40%) HTML
3 109 (26.91%) User Experience
4 96 (23.70%) Scrum
5 92 (22.72%) Open Source
6 91 (22.47%) CSS
7 83 (20.49%) TDD
8 75 (18.52%) Linux
9 66 (16.30%) Finance
10 65 (16.05%) Ruby
11 64 (15.80%) Project Management
12 61 (15.06%) Scala
13 60 (14.81%) Python
14 59 (14.57%) MongoDB
15 58 (14.32%) NoSQL
16 55 (13.58%) RESTful
17 54 (13.33%) Degree
18 53 (13.09%) Jenkins
19 52 (12.84%) JSON
19 52 (12.84%) JavaScript
20 49 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (11.60%) Mobile App
22 45 (11.11%) Configuration Management
22 45 (11.11%) Selenium
23 43 (10.62%) Django
23 43 (10.62%) .NET
23 43 (10.62%) Web Services
24 41 (10.12%) HTML5
25 39 (9.63%) Business Analysis
26 37 (9.14%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (7.90%) Confluence
2 29 (7.16%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.44%) Apache
3 18 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.20%) IIS
4 17 (4.20%) Jetty
5 16 (3.95%) nginx
6 14 (3.46%) JBoss
7 11 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.98%) Node.js
9 4 (0.99%) Drupal
9 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.74%) FileNet
10 3 (0.74%) Tuxedo
10 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.74%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (3.95%) Google App Engine
3 16 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.23%) GitHub
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.91%) SSL
2 26 (6.42%) HTTP
3 23 (5.68%) FTP
4 19 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.95%) DNS
5 16 (3.95%) DHCP
5 16 (3.95%) IPsec
6 9 (2.22%) 3G
6 9 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (2.22%) 4G
7 5 (1.23%) SSH
8 3 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.74%) Network Security
8 3 (0.74%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.74%) Intranet
8 3 (0.74%) LDAP
9 2 (0.49%) Internet
10 1 (0.25%) SNMP
10 1 (0.25%) SAN
10 1 (0.25%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.57%) MongoDB
2 58 (14.32%) NoSQL
3 28 (6.91%) SQL Server
4 26 (6.42%) MySQL
4 26 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.74%) IDMS
10 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.49%) Big Data
12 1 (0.25%) Redis
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.25%) OLTP
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (13.09%) Jenkins
2 45 (11.11%) Selenium
3 35 (8.64%) JIRA
4 23 (5.68%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (3.21%) WebDriver
7 12 (2.96%) RSpec
8 11 (2.72%) JUnit
9 6 (1.48%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.99%) GitLab
11 2 (0.49%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.49%) Sahi
11 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.49%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.49%) WATIR
12 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.25%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.25%) Xcode
12 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 66 (16.30%) Finance
2 19 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.21%) Marketing
4 10 (2.47%) Electronics
4 10 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.22%) Banking
6 5 (1.23%) Games
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (17.28%) Developer
2 69 (17.04%) Architect
3 60 (14.81%) Designer
4 54 (13.33%) UX Designer
5 50 (12.35%) Technical Architect
6 43 (10.62%) Analyst
7 36 (8.89%) Business Analyst
8 30 (7.41%) Digital Architect
9 28 (6.91%) ScrumMaster
9 28 (6.91%) Java Developer
10 25 (6.17%) Senior Architect
11 24 (5.93%) Senior Technical Architect
12 20 (4.94%) Project Manager
12 20 (4.94%) Digital Technical Architect
13 17 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.21%) Test Manager
15 12 (2.96%) Senior Digital Architect
16 11 (2.72%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
17 10 (2.47%) Agile Project Manager
17 10 (2.47%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (28.40%) HTML
2 91 (22.47%) CSS
3 55 (13.58%) RESTful
4 52 (12.84%) JSON
5 43 (10.62%) .NET
5 43 (10.62%) Web Services
5 43 (10.62%) Django
6 41 (10.12%) HTML5
7 33 (8.15%) Play Framework
8 29 (7.16%) Spring
9 26 (6.42%) J2EE
10 22 (5.43%) XML
11 21 (5.19%) Servlets
12 19 (4.69%) REST
13 18 (4.44%) jQuery
14 16 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (3.46%) SOAP
16 13 (3.21%) XHTML
17 11 (2.72%) Java EE
18 9 (2.22%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (26.91%) User Experience
2 47 (11.60%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.44%) Social Media
5 16 (3.95%) Psychology
6 14 (3.46%) Human Factors
7 10 (2.47%) DTV
8 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.99%) DataPower
10 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
12 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.25%) iPhone
12 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.52%) Linux
2 16 (3.95%) UNIX
3 8 (1.98%) Solaris
3 8 (1.98%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.23%) Windows
5 5 (1.23%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.99%) AIX
6 4 (0.99%) VME
7 2 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.25%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) Fedora
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.70%) Scrum
2 92 (22.72%) Open Source
3 83 (20.49%) TDD
4 64 (15.80%) Project Management
5 49 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 39 (9.63%) Business Analysis
8 37 (9.14%) User Stories
9 32 (7.90%) Rapid Prototyping
9 32 (7.90%) Waterfall
9 32 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (7.65%) BDD
10 31 (7.65%) Agile Project Management
11 27 (6.67%) Web Design
12 26 (6.42%) Customer Insight
13 25 (6.17%) Mentoring
14 24 (5.93%) SDLC
14 24 (5.93%) Test Scripting
14 24 (5.93%) Kanban
15 23 (5.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (31.60%) Java
2 65 (16.05%) Ruby
3 61 (15.06%) Scala
4 60 (14.81%) Python
5 52 (12.84%) JavaScript
6 26 (6.42%) C#
7 23 (5.68%) SQL
8 20 (4.94%) C++
9 12 (2.96%) PHP
10 9 (2.22%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.73%) VB
12 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.23%) Perl
13 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.49%) Groovy
15 1 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.25%) XPath
15 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.25%) COBOL
15 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (13.33%) Degree
2 29 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.46%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (1.73%) OCP
5 7 (1.73%) OCA
5 7 (1.73%) OCAJ
5 7 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.23%) APMP
7 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.74%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.15%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.95%) Xen
3 8 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.74%) QEMU
4 3 (0.74%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (7.90%) Puppet
2 31 (7.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.25%) yum
4 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.25%) logstash
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (8.15%) Oracle
2 28 (6.91%) VMware
3 24 (5.93%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.20%) Google
5 10 (2.47%) SAP
6 7 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.23%) IBM
8 4 (0.99%) Informatica
8 4 (0.99%) Siebel
8 4 (0.99%) Axway
9 3 (0.74%) Sun
10 2 (0.49%) HP
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe
11 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.25%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.25%) Splunk
11 1 (0.25%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.25%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
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