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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 73 81 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.04% 17.76% 9.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.53% 22.25% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
339 364 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.51% 79.82% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 236 51
Average daily rate £370 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.67% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 11
Average hourly rate £11.61 £22.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.40% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 68 £400 +60.00% 29
Gateshead +1 2 £350 -6.66% 3
North Shields - - - - 1
Sunderland - - - -
Agile Software Development
North East

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (32.59%) Java
2 64 (28.57%) HTML
3 57 (25.45%) User Experience
4 48 (21.43%) Scrum
5 47 (20.98%) CSS
6 45 (20.09%) Mentoring
7 41 (18.30%) Linux
7 41 (18.30%) Open Source
8 40 (17.86%) Scala
9 38 (16.96%) Ruby
10 34 (15.18%) Relational Database
11 33 (14.73%) Degree
11 33 (14.73%) Python
12 28 (12.50%) C#
12 28 (12.50%) Project Management
13 27 (12.05%) JavaScript
14 26 (11.61%) Customer Insight
15 25 (11.16%) Django
16 24 (10.71%) Usability Testing
16 24 (10.71%) Web Development
16 24 (10.71%) Finance
17 23 (10.27%) JSON
17 23 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (9.82%) HTML5
18 22 (9.82%) Spring
18 22 (9.82%) SQL
19 21 (9.38%) .NET
19 21 (9.38%) RESTful
19 21 (9.38%) Security Cleared
20 20 (8.93%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (7.59%) Confluence
2 8 (3.57%) Node.js
2 8 (3.57%) JBoss
3 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) Documentum
5 1 (0.45%) CICS
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Photoshop
1 9 (4.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.34%) SSL
3 1 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.18%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.48%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.04%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.02%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.89%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) Redis
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (8.93%) Selenium
2 17 (7.59%) JIRA
3 16 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.25%) Subversion
4 14 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.02%) Axure RP
6 8 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.34%) JUnit
7 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.89%) WATIR
8 2 (0.89%) Sahi
8 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.57%) Marketing
4 4 (1.79%) Advertising
4 4 (1.79%) Electronics
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (25.00%) Developer
2 33 (14.73%) Designer
3 28 (12.50%) UX Designer
4 22 (9.82%) Architect
5 21 (9.38%) ScrumMaster
6 17 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.70%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.25%) Analyst
10 11 (4.91%) Digital Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Lead Architect
12 9 (4.02%) Front-End Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
13 8 (3.57%) Product Manager
13 8 (3.57%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.13%) Scala Developer
15 6 (2.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (28.57%) HTML
2 47 (20.98%) CSS
3 25 (11.16%) Django
4 23 (10.27%) JSON
5 22 (9.82%) Spring
5 22 (9.82%) HTML5
6 21 (9.38%) RESTful
6 21 (9.38%) .NET
7 15 (6.70%) Web Services
8 12 (5.36%) J2EE
9 11 (4.91%) JPA
10 9 (4.02%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.02%) SOAP
10 9 (4.02%) Ajax
10 9 (4.02%) Play Framework
11 8 (3.57%) XML
11 8 (3.57%) CSS3
12 7 (3.13%) REST
13 6 (2.68%) Sass
13 6 (2.68%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.45%) User Experience
2 41 (18.30%) Open Source
3 23 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.48%) Psychology
4 19 (8.48%) Human Factors
5 17 (7.59%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.02%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.23%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.79%) DTV
9 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.89%) Economics
10 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.45%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.30%) Linux
2 18 (8.04%) UNIX
3 12 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.79%) VME
5 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows
6 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.43%) Scrum
2 45 (20.09%) Mentoring
3 28 (12.50%) Project Management
4 26 (11.61%) Customer Insight
5 24 (10.71%) Usability Testing
5 24 (10.71%) Web Development
6 20 (8.93%) Agile Project Management
7 19 (8.48%) Market Research
8 17 (7.59%) Rapid Prototyping
8 17 (7.59%) User Stories
8 17 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 16 (7.14%) Web Design
9 16 (7.14%) TDD
9 16 (7.14%) DevOps
10 15 (6.70%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.25%) MVC
12 13 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (4.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.59%) Java
2 40 (17.86%) Scala
3 38 (16.96%) Ruby
4 33 (14.73%) Python
5 28 (12.50%) C#
6 27 (12.05%) JavaScript
7 22 (9.82%) SQL
8 6 (2.68%) COBOL
9 5 (2.23%) PHP
10 3 (1.34%) C
10 3 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) Clojure
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) JCL
12 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (14.73%) Degree
2 21 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) OCAJ
4 4 (1.79%) OCP
4 4 (1.79%) OCA
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (7.59%) Puppet
1 17 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (6.70%) Oracle
2 13 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.02%) Adobe
4 5 (2.23%) Mercator
5 4 (1.79%) SAP
5 4 (1.79%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (1.34%) Google
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.89%) HP
8 1 (0.45%) EMC
8 1 (0.45%) IBM
8 1 (0.45%) OpenText
8 1 (0.45%) SaltStack