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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 192 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.32% 12.04% 9.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.87% 15.86% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 11 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £320 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £350
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 £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
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
507 145 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.71% 75.92% 64.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 69 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.80 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.90 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +5 187 £400 -11.11% 35
Gateshead - 2 £350 - 1
Sunderland -6 1 £325 - 2
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 82 (34.31%) Java
2 81 (33.89%) HTML
3 64 (26.78%) CSS
4 58 (24.27%) Ruby
5 56 (23.43%) Scala
6 53 (22.18%) Python
7 51 (21.34%) C#
8 50 (20.92%) User Experience
9 49 (20.50%) HTML5
10 46 (19.25%) Scrum
11 38 (15.90%) JSON
12 37 (15.48%) RESTful
13 36 (15.06%) Open Source
14 34 (14.23%) CSS3
14 34 (14.23%) Automated Testing
15 33 (13.81%) REST
15 33 (13.81%) Mentoring
16 32 (13.39%) Linux
17 31 (12.97%) Ajax
18 30 (12.55%) Relational Database
19 28 (11.72%) Selenium
20 27 (11.30%) JavaScript
20 27 (11.30%) Jenkins
21 25 (10.46%) Usability Testing
22 23 (9.62%) Configuration Management
23 22 (9.21%) Web Design
23 22 (9.21%) Rapid Prototyping
24 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
24 20 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
24 20 (8.37%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (5.44%) Confluence
2 12 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.51%) JBoss
5 3 (1.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.26%) MS Office
2 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.77%) Office 365
2 3 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.44%) HTTP
2 3 (1.26%) Intranet
3 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.55%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.28%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.44%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (11.72%) Selenium
2 27 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.11%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.11%) Subversion
4 16 (6.69%) JUnit
5 14 (5.86%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.86%) JIRA
6 12 (5.02%) WebDriver
6 12 (5.02%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.60%) RSpec
8 9 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.09%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (4.60%) Finance
2 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.93%) Marketing
4 6 (2.51%) Publishing
5 5 (2.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.67%) Games
6 4 (1.67%) Electronics
6 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.26%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.84%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (33.89%) Developer
2 36 (15.06%) Designer
3 28 (11.72%) Architect
4 26 (10.88%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.88%) UX Designer
5 20 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (8.37%) Digital Architect
6 16 (6.69%) Analyst
7 13 (5.44%) Product Manager
8 10 (4.18%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.18%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.18%) Lead Architect
8 10 (4.18%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (3.35%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.35%) Consultant
10 8 (3.35%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Test Consultant
11 7 (2.93%) Senior Architect
12 6 (2.51%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (33.89%) HTML
2 64 (26.78%) CSS
3 49 (20.50%) HTML5
4 38 (15.90%) JSON
5 37 (15.48%) RESTful
6 34 (14.23%) CSS3
7 33 (13.81%) REST
8 31 (12.97%) Ajax
9 20 (8.37%) .NET
10 18 (7.53%) ASP.NET
11 16 (6.69%) Spring
12 13 (5.44%) Django
13 6 (2.51%) J2EE
14 5 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (2.09%) Play Framework
15 4 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (1.67%) SAML
16 3 (1.26%) SOAP
16 3 (1.26%) Web Services
16 3 (1.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.92%) User Experience
2 36 (15.06%) Open Source
3 15 (6.28%) Visualisation
3 15 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.44%) Human Factors
5 12 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.60%) Psychology
7 8 (3.35%) Social Media
8 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.67%) DTV
10 3 (1.26%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.42%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.42%) PMI
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.39%) Linux
2 17 (7.11%) UNIX
3 14 (5.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.84%) VME
4 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.25%) Scrum
2 34 (14.23%) Automated Testing
3 33 (13.81%) Mentoring
4 25 (10.46%) Usability Testing
5 23 (9.62%) Configuration Management
6 22 (9.21%) Web Design
6 22 (9.21%) Rapid Prototyping
7 20 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (7.95%) Web Development
9 17 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (6.28%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.86%) Market Research
11 14 (5.86%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.86%) Line Management
12 13 (5.44%) Test Scripting
13 11 (4.60%) Web Testing
13 11 (4.60%) Customer Insight
13 11 (4.60%) Project Management
13 11 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.31%) Java
2 58 (24.27%) Ruby
3 56 (23.43%) Scala
4 53 (22.18%) Python
5 51 (21.34%) C#
6 27 (11.30%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.35%) SQL
8 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.84%) COBOL
8 2 (0.84%) Perl
8 2 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.95%) Degree
3 9 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.35%) ISEB
5 5 (2.09%) APMP
6 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) OCP
8 1 (0.42%) OCA
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 17 (7.11%) Puppet
1 17 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.26%) collectd
2 3 (1.26%) Nagios
2 3 (1.26%) Ganglia
3 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (5.86%) Oracle
2 9 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.35%) Adobe
4 4 (1.67%) SAP
5 3 (1.26%) Lotus
5 3 (1.26%) Mercator
5 3 (1.26%) Google
5 3 (1.26%) Splunk
6 2 (0.84%) Tableau
6 2 (0.84%) Facebook
6 2 (0.84%) Twitter
6 2 (0.84%) EnterpriseDB
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