Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 260 482 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.02% 21.54% 33.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.57% 25.05% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 367 436
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +6.27%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £576 £550 £673
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £409 £450
% change year-on-year +3.91% -9.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 752 1924 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.84% 85.97% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 1417 806
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £609
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 73 44
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +44.14% +3.79%
10th Percentile £10.60 £19.23 £11.77
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £41.35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.07% +51.35% -0.08%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 90 (34.62%) Scrum
2 71 (27.31%) Java
3 69 (26.54%) HTML
4 68 (26.15%) Open Source
5 65 (25.00%) CSS
6 63 (24.23%) User Experience
7 61 (23.46%) DevOps
8 49 (18.85%) Scala
8 49 (18.85%) Linux
8 49 (18.85%) Prototyping
9 48 (18.46%) TDD
10 45 (17.31%) Service Design
11 44 (16.92%) User Stories
12 43 (16.54%) Jenkins
13 42 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (15.77%) Degree
15 39 (15.00%) BDD
16 38 (14.62%) Test Automation
17 36 (13.85%) Puppet
17 36 (13.85%) Selenium
17 36 (13.85%) Project Management
18 35 (13.46%) JIRA
18 35 (13.46%) Finance
19 33 (12.69%) Web Design
19 33 (12.69%) Oracle
19 33 (12.69%) Kanban
20 32 (12.31%) Web Services
21 30 (11.54%) Git (software)
22 29 (11.15%) JavaScript
23 28 (10.77%) WebDriver

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 24 (9.23%) Confluence
2 19 (7.31%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.54%) JBoss
4 13 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.54%) FileNet
7 4 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.77%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Apache
10 1 (0.38%) Documentum
10 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.38%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (5.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.31%) Slack
3 5 (1.92%) Heroku
3 5 (1.92%) SaaS
4 4 (1.54%) Office 365
4 4 (1.54%) PaaS
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.77%) Boomi
6 2 (0.77%) npm
6 2 (0.77%) Serverless
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.38%) Linode
7 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.62%) SSL
2 10 (3.85%) HTTP
3 8 (3.08%) X.21
4 7 (2.69%) LDAP
4 7 (2.69%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.92%) Network Security
5 5 (1.92%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.54%) DNS
6 4 (1.54%) Firewall
6 4 (1.54%) PBX
6 4 (1.54%) PSTN
6 4 (1.54%) Skype
7 3 (1.15%) SMS
8 2 (0.77%) DHCP
8 2 (0.77%) Internet
8 2 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.77%) SSH
8 2 (0.77%) VPN
9 1 (0.38%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.62%) MySQL
4 11 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.31%) Big Data
9 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.77%) DB2
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) DataStage
11 1 (0.38%) GIS
11 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (16.54%) Jenkins
2 36 (13.85%) Selenium
3 35 (13.46%) JIRA
4 30 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 28 (10.77%) WebDriver
6 19 (7.31%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.54%) JUnit
8 11 (4.23%) RSpec
9 10 (3.85%) Subversion
10 7 (2.69%) SoapUI
10 7 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.92%) Burp Suite
11 5 (1.92%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.92%) JIRA Agile
11 5 (1.92%) JMeter
11 5 (1.92%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.54%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.54%) Firebug
12 4 (1.54%) Gradle
12 4 (1.54%) Hamcrest
General
1 35 (13.46%) Finance
2 13 (5.00%) Games
3 6 (2.31%) Publishing
4 3 (1.15%) Legal
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (18.46%) Designer
2 39 (15.00%) Analyst
3 35 (13.46%) Developer
4 25 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 24 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (7.69%) Architect
6 20 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 20 (7.69%) UX Designer
7 19 (7.31%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.54%) Interaction Designer
8 17 (6.54%) User Researcher
9 13 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.62%) Senior Designer
11 10 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (3.85%) Digital Architect
11 10 (3.85%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.46%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (3.46%) Digital Business Analyst
12 9 (3.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.54%) HTML
2 65 (25.00%) CSS
3 32 (12.31%) Web Services
4 25 (9.62%) JSON
5 23 (8.85%) HTML5
6 21 (8.08%) RESTful
7 17 (6.54%) REST
7 17 (6.54%) Software Packaging
7 17 (6.54%) Spring
8 16 (6.15%) SOAP
9 15 (5.77%) XML
10 13 (5.00%) CSS3
10 13 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (4.23%) Ajax
11 11 (4.23%) AngularJS
12 10 (3.85%) Node.js
12 10 (3.85%) Play Framework
13 9 (3.46%) Django
14 8 (3.08%) XSD
15 7 (2.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.23%) User Experience
2 42 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.62%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.38%) Smartphone
5 11 (4.23%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.08%) Blog
7 7 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.31%) NHS
9 5 (1.92%) DataPower
10 4 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.85%) Linux
2 24 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 24 (9.23%) Unix
3 18 (6.92%) AIX
4 10 (3.85%) Windows
5 6 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) VME
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (34.62%) Scrum
2 68 (26.15%) Open Source
3 61 (23.46%) DevOps
4 49 (18.85%) Prototyping
5 48 (18.46%) TDD
6 45 (17.31%) Service Design
7 44 (16.92%) User Stories
8 39 (15.00%) BDD
9 38 (14.62%) Test Automation
10 36 (13.85%) Project Management
11 33 (12.69%) Kanban
11 33 (12.69%) Web Design
12 28 (10.77%) Front End Development
13 27 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (10.38%) Mentoring
13 27 (10.38%) Rapid Prototyping
13 27 (10.38%) Usability Testing
13 27 (10.38%) Waterfall
14 25 (9.62%) Microservices
14 25 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (27.31%) Java
2 49 (18.85%) Scala
3 29 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.85%) SQL
5 22 (8.46%) Ruby
6 18 (6.92%) Python
7 17 (6.54%) C#
8 11 (4.23%) Groovy
9 8 (3.08%) Perl
10 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) Korn
12 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.77%) XPath
12 2 (0.77%) XQuery
13 1 (0.38%) Jython
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (15.77%) Degree
2 19 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.92%) ISEB
7 4 (1.54%) MCSE
7 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.15%) PMP
9 2 (0.77%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.77%) CAPM
9 2 (0.77%) CCDP
9 2 (0.77%) CCIE
9 2 (0.77%) CCNP
9 2 (0.77%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.77%) CISM
9 2 (0.77%) CISSP
9 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.92%) QA
1 18 (6.92%) WCAG
2 5 (1.92%) PMO
3 4 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.77%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (4.23%) Docker
2 6 (2.31%) LXC
3 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.77%) NFS
5 1 (0.38%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (13.85%) Puppet
2 27 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.08%) Ansible
4 5 (1.92%) Forum Sentry
4 5 (1.92%) Nessus
5 2 (0.77%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (0.77%) Terraform
5 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 33 (12.69%) Oracle
2 24 (9.23%) Red Hat
3 22 (8.46%) HP
4 19 (7.31%) IBM
5 18 (6.92%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.00%) Axway
6 13 (5.00%) Informatica
6 13 (5.00%) Siebel
7 5 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.92%) Sun
8 4 (1.54%) Google
8 4 (1.54%) Polycom
9 3 (1.15%) OpenText
9 3 (1.15%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco
10 2 (0.77%) Dell
10 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.77%) ThinPrint
11 1 (0.38%) Rackspace