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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 128 93 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.05% 19.70% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.19% 26.12% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 11
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£400 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
454 356 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.67% 75.42% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 241 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 123 £400 +45.45% 43
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 22 May 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 69 (34.16%) Java
2 52 (25.74%) User Experience
3 48 (23.76%) Open Source
4 43 (21.29%) HTML
5 42 (20.79%) Scrum
6 40 (19.80%) TDD
7 39 (19.31%) Project Management
8 32 (15.84%) Web Services
8 32 (15.84%) Linux
8 32 (15.84%) NoSQL
8 32 (15.84%) MongoDB
9 31 (15.35%) CSS
9 31 (15.35%) Finance
10 29 (14.36%) SQL
10 29 (14.36%) RESTful
11 27 (13.37%) .NET
12 26 (12.87%) JavaScript
13 25 (12.38%) Scala
13 25 (12.38%) Ruby
13 25 (12.38%) Agile Project Management
14 24 (11.88%) Degree
15 23 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (10.89%) Configuration Management
17 21 (10.40%) JSON
17 21 (10.40%) BDD
17 21 (10.40%) Mentoring
18 20 (9.90%) Relational Database
18 20 (9.90%) Selenium
19 19 (9.41%) C#
19 19 (9.41%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (5.45%) Confluence
2 9 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.96%) Node.js
4 7 (3.47%) JBoss
5 5 (2.48%) IIS
5 5 (2.48%) Apache
5 5 (2.48%) Jetty
5 5 (2.48%) nginx
6 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.99%) FileNet
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.50%) Documentum
8 1 (0.50%) CICS
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.48%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.94%) HTTP
2 8 (3.96%) SSL
3 6 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.48%) DNS
4 5 (2.48%) DHCP
4 5 (2.48%) FTP
4 5 (2.48%) IPsec
5 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.99%) Network Security
5 2 (0.99%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.84%) NoSQL
1 32 (15.84%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.90%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.95%) MySQL
4 9 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.99%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (9.90%) Selenium
2 16 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.44%) JIRA
4 8 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.97%) Subversion
7 4 (1.98%) WATIR
7 4 (1.98%) Sahi
7 4 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.50%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.50%) JBehave
9 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
General
1 31 (15.35%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.97%) Marketing
4 4 (1.98%) Electronics
4 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (23.76%) Developer
2 29 (14.36%) Designer
3 28 (13.86%) Architect
4 25 (12.38%) UX Designer
5 23 (11.39%) Analyst
6 22 (10.89%) Technical Architect
7 16 (7.92%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.93%) Business Analyst
9 13 (6.44%) Senior Architect
9 13 (6.44%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.94%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.94%) Senior Technical Architect
11 10 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Digital Architect
11 10 (4.95%) Digital Technical Architect
12 9 (4.46%) Product Manager
13 8 (3.96%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
15 6 (2.97%) QA Analyst
15 6 (2.97%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.29%) HTML
2 32 (15.84%) Web Services
3 31 (15.35%) CSS
4 29 (14.36%) RESTful
5 27 (13.37%) .NET
6 21 (10.40%) JSON
7 18 (8.91%) Django
7 18 (8.91%) Spring
8 17 (8.42%) XML
9 16 (7.92%) J2EE
10 15 (7.43%) HTML5
11 13 (6.44%) Play Framework
12 8 (3.96%) jQuery
13 7 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (2.97%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.97%) JPA
14 6 (2.97%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.97%) Servlets
14 6 (2.97%) Mustache
14 6 (2.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.74%) User Experience
2 48 (23.76%) Open Source
3 19 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.47%) Psychology
5 7 (3.47%) Human Factors
6 5 (2.48%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.98%) DTV
8 2 (0.99%) Economics
8 2 (0.99%) DataPower
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.84%) Linux
2 14 (6.93%) UNIX
3 6 (2.97%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.49%) Windows
5 3 (1.49%) AIX
6 2 (0.99%) VME
6 2 (0.99%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.79%) Scrum
2 40 (19.80%) TDD
3 39 (19.31%) Project Management
4 25 (12.38%) Agile Project Management
5 23 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.89%) Configuration Management
7 21 (10.40%) BDD
7 21 (10.40%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.41%) Customer Insight
9 17 (8.42%) User Stories
10 16 (7.92%) Web Development
11 15 (7.43%) Automated Testing
11 15 (7.43%) Business Analysis
11 15 (7.43%) Test Automation
12 14 (6.93%) Rapid Prototyping
13 13 (6.44%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.94%) MVC
15 11 (5.45%) Kanban
16 10 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (4.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.16%) Java
2 29 (14.36%) SQL
3 26 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.38%) Scala
4 25 (12.38%) Ruby
5 19 (9.41%) C#
6 13 (6.44%) Python
7 4 (1.98%) COBOL
7 4 (1.98%) PHP
8 3 (1.49%) Perl
8 3 (1.49%) C
8 3 (1.49%) C++
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) JCL
9 1 (0.50%) Groovy
9 1 (0.50%) Clojure
9 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (11.88%) Degree
2 10 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.98%) OCAJ
4 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) OCP
4 4 (1.98%) OCA
5 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) APMP
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.48%) Xen
2 1 (0.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (8.42%) Puppet
1 17 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.43%) Oracle
3 5 (2.48%) IBM
3 5 (2.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.48%) VMware
3 5 (2.48%) Google
4 4 (1.98%) SAP
5 3 (1.49%) Siebel
5 3 (1.49%) Informatica
5 3 (1.49%) HP
5 3 (1.49%) Axway
6 2 (0.99%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (0.99%) Sun
6 2 (0.99%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.50%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) EMC
7 1 (0.50%) OpenText
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