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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 15 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 197 147 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.00% 23.30% 17.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.06% 30.06% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 104 42
Median daily rate £385 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.18% +2.77%
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
1227 489 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.21% 77.50% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 321 221
Median daily rate £321 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 34 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.46 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.08% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.09 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -17 184 £400 -0.62% 41
Sunderland +2 5 £288 +4.07% 2
Gateshead - 2 £325 - 2
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 25 June 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.

1 142 (28.92%) Java
2 126 (25.66%) JavaScript
3 91 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (17.72%) HTML
5 85 (17.31%) User Experience
6 83 (16.90%) Scrum
7 80 (16.29%) CSS
8 76 (15.48%) TDD
9 74 (15.07%) Security Cleared
10 72 (14.66%) Finance
11 68 (13.85%) Open Source
12 63 (12.83%) User Stories
13 57 (11.61%) Oracle
13 57 (11.61%) BDD
14 53 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (10.59%) Linux
16 51 (10.39%) C#
17 48 (9.78%) Python
17 48 (9.78%) SC Cleared
18 47 (9.57%) Git (software)
19 45 (9.16%) Project Management
19 45 (9.16%) Mentoring
20 44 (8.96%) DevOps
21 43 (8.76%) .NET
22 42 (8.55%) Prototyping
23 41 (8.35%) Web Services
23 41 (8.35%) HTML5
23 41 (8.35%) Test Scripting
24 40 (8.15%) Web Development
25 39 (7.94%) Unix

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 26 (5.30%) JBoss
2 19 (3.87%) WebLogic
3 17 (3.46%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 14 (2.85%) Apache
6 13 (2.65%) ArcGIS
7 12 (2.44%) Confluence
8 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.02%) SAS
10 5 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.81%) CMS
11 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.81%) FileNet
12 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.61%) nginx
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.41%) IIS
13 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) MS Office
2 3 (0.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.67%) IaaS
2 14 (2.85%) PaaS
2 14 (2.85%) SaaS
3 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.02%) GitHub
6 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.07%) Internet
2 14 (2.85%) Network Security
3 13 (2.65%) HTTP
4 8 (1.63%) LDAP
4 8 (1.63%) SSL
5 7 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.81%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) DHCP
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) IPsec
7 1 (0.20%) PBX
7 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.20%) SNMP
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.05%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.65%) GIS
6 12 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.04%) Big Data
8 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.02%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.02%) HBase
11 5 (1.02%) Pentaho
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.30%) Subversion
3 23 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 21 (4.28%) Cucumber
5 18 (3.67%) JIRA
6 16 (3.26%) Selenium
7 10 (2.04%) ERwin
8 9 (1.83%) gulp
8 9 (1.83%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.63%) Maven
9 8 (1.63%) StarTeam
9 8 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.63%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.43%) GitLab
10 7 (1.43%) Protractor
11 6 (1.22%) JUnit
12 5 (1.02%) Grunt
13 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.41%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.41%) Mocha
General
1 72 (14.66%) Finance
2 11 (2.24%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.04%) Legal
4 8 (1.63%) Law
5 7 (1.43%) Marketing
6 5 (1.02%) Publishing
7 4 (0.81%) Retail
8 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (28.72%) Developer
2 69 (14.05%) Java Developer
3 60 (12.22%) Analyst
4 44 (8.96%) Architect
5 37 (7.54%) Designer
6 36 (7.33%) Business Analyst
6 36 (7.33%) User Researcher
7 29 (5.91%) UX Designer
8 21 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.07%) Agile Coach
9 20 (4.07%) Tester
10 19 (3.87%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.46%) Scrum Master
12 16 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.26%) Digital Agile Coach
12 16 (3.26%) Digital Designer
12 16 (3.26%) Digital User Researcher
13 14 (2.85%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (2.85%) Digital UX Designer
13 14 (2.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (17.72%) HTML
2 80 (16.29%) CSS
3 43 (8.76%) .NET
4 41 (8.35%) HTML5
4 41 (8.35%) Web Services
5 33 (6.72%) Node.js
6 31 (6.31%) AngularJS
7 26 (5.30%) JSON
8 25 (5.09%) Spring
9 24 (4.89%) CSS3
10 23 (4.68%) XML
11 22 (4.48%) ASP.NET
12 21 (4.28%) RESTful
13 20 (4.07%) jQuery
14 17 (3.46%) REST
15 14 (2.85%) D3.js
15 14 (2.85%) J2EE
15 14 (2.85%) Software Packaging
15 14 (2.85%) XHTML
16 13 (2.65%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (17.31%) User Experience
3 30 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 27 (5.50%) Psychology
5 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.83%) CESG
7 8 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.43%) DataPower
8 7 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.02%) Ontologies
9 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.02%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.81%) Blog
10 4 (0.81%) Economics
10 4 (0.81%) NHS
11 2 (0.41%) iPad
11 2 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.59%) Linux
2 39 (7.94%) Unix
3 28 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (3.26%) AIX
5 13 (2.65%) Windows
6 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.81%) CentOS
7 4 (0.81%) VME
8 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.41%) SUSE
8 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (16.90%) Scrum
2 76 (15.48%) TDD
3 68 (13.85%) Open Source
4 63 (12.83%) User Stories
5 57 (11.61%) BDD
6 53 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.16%) Mentoring
7 45 (9.16%) Project Management
8 44 (8.96%) DevOps
9 42 (8.55%) Prototyping
10 41 (8.35%) Test Scripting
11 40 (8.15%) Web Development
12 37 (7.54%) Coaching
13 36 (7.33%) MVC
14 35 (7.13%) Configuration Management
15 34 (6.92%) Data Management
15 34 (6.92%) ITIL
16 32 (6.52%) Microservices
17 31 (6.31%) Market Research
18 30 (6.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 142 (28.92%) Java
2 126 (25.66%) JavaScript
3 51 (10.39%) C#
4 48 (9.78%) Python
5 35 (7.13%) SQL
6 29 (5.91%) C++
7 18 (3.67%) Ruby
8 16 (3.26%) Scala
9 15 (3.05%) Perl
9 15 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.65%) C
11 11 (2.24%) VB
12 8 (1.63%) COBOL
13 7 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.43%) PHP
13 7 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.02%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.81%) FQL
15 4 (0.81%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 74 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 33 (6.72%) Degree
5 10 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.63%) BC Cleared
6 8 (1.63%) ISEB
6 8 (1.63%) OCA
6 8 (1.63%) OCAJ
6 8 (1.63%) OCP
7 5 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.02%) PMP
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.20%) CLAS
9 1 (0.20%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.26%) QA
3 8 (1.63%) WCAG
4 7 (1.43%) WAI
5 5 (1.02%) GPG13
5 5 (1.02%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) LXC
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (6.52%) Puppet
2 29 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.81%) Kibana
5 3 (0.61%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.41%) logstash
6 2 (0.41%) Salt
7 1 (0.20%) StatsD
7 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (11.61%) Oracle
2 25 (5.09%) HP
3 24 (4.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.89%) Red Hat
4 22 (4.48%) Axway
4 22 (4.48%) Informatica
5 20 (4.07%) Tableau
6 16 (3.26%) IBM
6 16 (3.26%) Siebel
7 8 (1.63%) Perforce
8 7 (1.43%) Sun
9 5 (1.02%) CA
9 5 (1.02%) VMware
10 4 (0.81%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.81%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.61%) Google
11 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.61%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.41%) Micro Focus
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