The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 18 1
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 80 184 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.92% 13.60% 24.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.97% 15.35% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 144 102
Median daily rate £375 £400 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £507 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.23
% change year-on-year +2.36% +13.49%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 308 1199 459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.25% 88.62% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 806 309
Median daily rate £385 £323 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.37% -18.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 69 29
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 122 (35.16%) Scrum
2 118 (34.01%) Test Automation
3 110 (31.70%) Java
4 107 (30.84%) Scala
5 97 (27.95%) TDD
6 92 (26.51%) HTML
7 90 (25.94%) Jenkins
8 82 (23.63%) CSS
9 76 (21.90%) Open Source
10 73 (21.04%) Selenium
11 72 (20.75%) JIRA
11 72 (20.75%) C#
12 68 (19.60%) Confluence
13 67 (19.31%) Linux
14 66 (19.02%) Ruby
15 65 (18.73%) User Stories
15 65 (18.73%) User Experience
16 64 (18.44%) Git (software)
17 59 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (16.71%) JSON
19 57 (16.43%) RESTful
20 53 (15.27%) JUnit
21 52 (14.99%) .NET
22 51 (14.70%) HTML5
23 50 (14.41%) DevOps
23 50 (14.41%) Kanban
24 49 (14.12%) Web Design
25 48 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
25 48 (13.83%) Cucumber
25 48 (13.83%) BDD

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 68 (19.60%) Confluence
2 28 (8.07%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.02%) Apache
4 6 (1.73%) CMS
5 5 (1.44%) JBoss
6 4 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.86%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.58%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.58%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) IIS
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) InVision
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.90%) Trello
4 11 (3.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.78%) HTTP
2 3 (0.86%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.58%) Internet
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.20%) MongoDB
1 25 (7.20%) Relational Database
2 22 (6.34%) BusinessObjects
2 22 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.46%) MySQL
4 11 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.02%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.86%) GIS
7 3 (0.86%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.58%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (25.94%) Jenkins
2 73 (21.04%) Selenium
3 72 (20.75%) JIRA
4 64 (18.44%) Git (software)
5 53 (15.27%) JUnit
6 48 (13.83%) Cucumber
7 40 (11.53%) WebDriver
8 30 (8.65%) RSpec
9 23 (6.63%) Subversion
10 22 (6.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (5.48%) SoapUI
12 17 (4.90%) GitLab
13 4 (1.15%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.86%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.58%) Axure RP
15 2 (0.58%) HP UFT
15 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
16 1 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 26 (7.49%) Finance
2 20 (5.76%) Legal
3 19 (5.48%) Games
4 11 (3.17%) Publishing
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (31.41%) Developer
2 44 (12.68%) Tester
3 39 (11.24%) Automation Tester
4 36 (10.37%) Designer
5 33 (9.51%) Java Developer
6 32 (9.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (6.92%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 24 (6.92%) Selenium Tester
8 23 (6.63%) Scala Developer
9 22 (6.34%) User Researcher
10 21 (6.05%) UX Designer
11 19 (5.48%) Scrum Master
12 18 (5.19%) Analyst
12 18 (5.19%) HTML Developer
13 17 (4.90%) Architect
14 16 (4.61%) .NET Developer
14 16 (4.61%) Agile Developer
14 16 (4.61%) Sitecore Developer
15 15 (4.32%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.51%) HTML
2 82 (23.63%) CSS
3 58 (16.71%) JSON
4 57 (16.43%) RESTful
5 52 (14.99%) .NET
6 51 (14.70%) HTML5
7 47 (13.54%) Spring
8 45 (12.97%) REST
9 43 (12.39%) Play Framework
10 42 (12.10%) CSS3
11 39 (11.24%) Ajax
11 39 (11.24%) Gherkin
11 39 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 34 (9.80%) ASP.NET
13 31 (8.93%) Django
14 28 (8.07%) Spring MVC
15 26 (7.49%) Web Services
16 24 (6.92%) Software Packaging
17 21 (6.05%) Guice
18 18 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.73%) User Experience
2 48 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.90%) Smartphone
4 9 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.73%) Social Media
6 5 (1.44%) Blog
7 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.86%) NHS
9 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.31%) Linux
2 35 (10.09%) Unix
3 29 (8.36%) Windows
4 26 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.34%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.44%) AIX
7 3 (0.86%) Android
7 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.58%) Debian
8 2 (0.58%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (35.16%) Scrum
2 118 (34.01%) Test Automation
3 97 (27.95%) TDD
4 76 (21.90%) Open Source
5 65 (18.73%) User Stories
6 59 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (14.41%) DevOps
7 50 (14.41%) Kanban
8 49 (14.12%) Web Design
9 48 (13.83%) BDD
10 44 (12.68%) Configuration Management
10 44 (12.68%) MVC
11 42 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
12 39 (11.24%) Prototyping
13 38 (10.95%) Software Engineering
13 38 (10.95%) Usability Testing
14 37 (10.66%) Project Management
15 35 (10.09%) Mentoring
16 34 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 34 (9.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.70%) Java
2 107 (30.84%) Scala
3 72 (20.75%) C#
4 66 (19.02%) Ruby
5 42 (12.10%) Python
6 41 (11.82%) JavaScript
7 26 (7.49%) PowerShell
8 25 (7.20%) Groovy
9 12 (3.46%) SQL
10 3 (0.86%) C++
10 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.58%) COBOL
11 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) Jython
12 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.29%) Perl
12 1 (0.29%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.48%) Degree
2 19 (5.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.97%) QA
2 18 (5.19%) WCAG
3 7 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.59%) Docker
3 4 (1.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (8.93%) Ansible
2 22 (6.34%) Puppet
3 21 (6.05%) Dollar Universe
4 10 (2.88%) Terraform
5 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (11.24%) Atlassian
2 36 (10.37%) Oracle
3 26 (7.49%) Sitecore
4 24 (6.92%) Red Hat
5 21 (6.05%) Google
5 21 (6.05%) TIBCO
6 16 (4.61%) Microsoft
7 14 (4.03%) HP
8 5 (1.44%) Informatica
8 5 (1.44%) Siebel
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco
9 3 (0.86%) Genesys
9 3 (0.86%) Nortel
9 3 (0.86%) Verint
9 3 (0.86%) webMethods
10 2 (0.58%) Adobe
10 2 (0.58%) Axway
10 2 (0.58%) IBM
10 2 (0.58%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) OpenText
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