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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 91 110 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.22% 20.83% 7.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.09% 26.32% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 11
Average daily rate
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£368 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
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
412 418 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 73.44% 79.17% 66.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 280 49
Average daily rate £350 £296 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 11
Average hourly rate £13.36 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.44% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 27 April 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 +2 86 £375 +50.00% 41
Gateshead -1 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Tyneside 0 1 £495 +98.00%
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 51 (26.98%) Java
1 51 (26.98%) User Experience
2 39 (20.63%) Scrum
3 35 (18.52%) HTML
4 33 (17.46%) CSS
5 30 (15.87%) Project Management
6 29 (15.34%) Open Source
7 28 (14.81%) Finance
8 26 (13.76%) Degree
9 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
10 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
10 23 (12.17%) .NET
11 22 (11.64%) SQL
11 22 (11.64%) Web Services
11 22 (11.64%) Linux
12 21 (11.11%) Customer Insight
13 19 (10.05%) Agile Project Management
13 19 (10.05%) C#
13 19 (10.05%) TDD
14 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
15 17 (8.99%) Scala
15 17 (8.99%) Mobile App
16 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.47%) DevOps
16 16 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (8.47%) Rapid Prototyping
17 15 (7.94%) Configuration Management
17 15 (7.94%) J2EE
17 15 (7.94%) Relational Database
18 14 (7.41%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
1 8 (4.23%) Node.js
2 6 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.17%) JBoss
3 5 (2.65%) Apache
3 5 (2.65%) Jetty
3 5 (2.65%) nginx
3 5 (2.65%) IIS
4 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Documentum
5 1 (0.53%) CICS
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.53%) WordPress
5 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Photoshop
1 6 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.65%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.41%) HTTP
2 6 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.17%) SSL
3 5 (2.65%) IPsec
3 5 (2.65%) DNS
3 5 (2.65%) DHCP
3 5 (2.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) DB2
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) Redis
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Subversion
1 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.65%) Selenium
5 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.06%) WATIR
6 2 (1.06%) Sahi
6 2 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.53%) JUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) JBehave
7 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (14.81%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.12%) Advertising
5 3 (1.59%) Electronics
5 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (22.22%) Developer
2 32 (16.93%) Designer
3 27 (14.29%) UX Designer
4 21 (11.11%) Analyst
5 18 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
6 16 (8.47%) Business Analyst
7 14 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.88%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.76%) Product Manager
10 8 (4.23%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Architect
12 5 (2.65%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.12%) Programme Manager
13 4 (2.12%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.12%) Agile Project Manager
13 4 (2.12%) Agile Business Analyst
13 4 (2.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.12%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.52%) HTML
2 33 (17.46%) CSS
3 23 (12.17%) .NET
4 22 (11.64%) Web Services
5 15 (7.94%) J2EE
6 10 (5.29%) XML
7 9 (4.76%) Django
8 8 (4.23%) JPA
9 7 (3.70%) Spring
10 6 (3.17%) SOAP
10 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.17%) jQuery
10 6 (3.17%) RESTful
10 6 (3.17%) Mustache
10 6 (3.17%) Sass
10 6 (3.17%) Play Framework
11 5 (2.65%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.65%) Servlets
12 4 (2.12%) Ajax
12 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.98%) User Experience
2 29 (15.34%) Open Source
3 17 (8.99%) Mobile App
4 16 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.29%) Psychology
5 10 (5.29%) Human Factors
6 6 (3.17%) Graphic Design
6 6 (3.17%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.59%) DTV
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) Economics
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.64%) Linux
2 12 (6.35%) UNIX
3 7 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.06%) VME
6 1 (0.53%) Windows
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.63%) Scrum
2 30 (15.87%) Project Management
3 25 (13.23%) Mentoring
4 21 (11.11%) Customer Insight
5 19 (10.05%) Agile Project Management
5 19 (10.05%) TDD
6 16 (8.47%) DevOps
6 16 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.47%) Rapid Prototyping
7 15 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.88%) Usability Testing
9 12 (6.35%) User Stories
9 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.35%) MVC
9 12 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.82%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.29%) Market Research
11 10 (5.29%) Web Development
11 10 (5.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.98%) Java
2 23 (12.17%) JavaScript
3 22 (11.64%) SQL
4 19 (10.05%) C#
5 17 (8.99%) Scala
6 14 (7.41%) Ruby
7 11 (5.82%) Python
8 4 (2.12%) COBOL
9 3 (1.59%) C
9 3 (1.59%) C++
9 3 (1.59%) PHP
10 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) Perl
11 1 (0.53%) Clojure
11 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) JCL
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (13.76%) Degree
2 14 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) OCAJ
4 4 (2.12%) OCP
4 4 (2.12%) OCA
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Xen
1 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Puppet
1 6 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.41%) Oracle
3 7 (3.70%) Adobe
4 6 (3.17%) Google
5 5 (2.65%) VMware
6 4 (2.12%) Mercator
7 3 (1.59%) SAP
7 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
8 2 (1.06%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.53%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.53%) OpenText
9 1 (0.53%) Axway
9 1 (0.53%) EMC
9 1 (0.53%) Informatica
9 1 (0.53%) Siebel
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