The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 13 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 34 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.55% 6.90% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.23% 9.40% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £433 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 149 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.19% 73.40% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 72 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Average hourly rate £25.70 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Agile Software Development
North East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 28 £400 -0.12% 28
Sunderland +1 6 - - 3
Gateshead - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (29.41%) Java
2 24 (28.24%) Scrum
3 22 (25.88%) Selenium
4 20 (23.53%) Project Management
5 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.00%) JUnit
7 16 (18.82%) Automated Testing
7 16 (18.82%) RSpec
7 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
7 16 (18.82%) Cucumber
7 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
7 16 (18.82%) Automation Testing
8 15 (17.65%) Web Testing
9 14 (16.47%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.94%) Finance
12 10 (11.76%) User Stories
13 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 8 (9.41%) TDD
14 8 (9.41%) Ruby
15 7 (8.24%) Marketing
15 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
15 7 (8.24%) SAP
15 7 (8.24%) C#
15 7 (8.24%) Oracle
15 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
16 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
16 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
16 6 (7.06%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Network Security
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) OLAP
1 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Selenium
2 17 (20.00%) JUnit
3 16 (18.82%) RSpec
3 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
3 16 (18.82%) Cucumber
3 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing
2 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.88%) Games
3 5 (5.88%) Electronics
3 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Local Government
5 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Developer
2 11 (12.94%) Product Manager
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Test Automation Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Test Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Tester
6 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Digital Architect
9 3 (3.53%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.53%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Defect Manager
9 3 (3.53%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Play Framework
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) SAML
2 4 (4.71%) Ajax
2 4 (4.71%) Spring
2 4 (4.71%) HTML5
3 3 (3.53%) jQuery
3 3 (3.53%) WinForms
3 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 3 (3.53%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) J2EE
4 2 (2.35%) Flash
4 2 (2.35%) CSS3
5 1 (1.18%) Drools
5 1 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) JSON
5 1 (1.18%) XSLT
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Open Source
1 5 (5.88%) DTV
2 4 (4.71%) Social Media
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) UNIX
1 2 (2.35%) Linux
1 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Scrum
2 20 (23.53%) Project Management
3 18 (21.18%) Test Automation
4 16 (18.82%) Automated Testing
4 16 (18.82%) Automation Testing
5 15 (17.65%) Web Testing
6 14 (16.47%) Agile Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
8 10 (11.76%) User Stories
9 8 (9.41%) TDD
10 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
11 6 (7.06%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.88%) Change Management
12 5 (5.88%) SOA
13 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.71%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) Java
2 8 (9.41%) Ruby
3 7 (8.24%) C#
4 5 (5.88%) Python
4 5 (5.88%) SQL
5 3 (3.53%) Scala
6 2 (2.35%) C++
6 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) PMP
3 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.18%) APMP
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) SAP
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) JBoss
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Apple
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.35%) Facebook
4 2 (2.35%) Twitter
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