Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 72 231 358
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.64% 35.81% 37.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.13% 40.88% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 164 319
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £309 £269
90th Percentile £564 £634 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £72.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.39% - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £72.00 -
% change year-on-year -51.39% - -

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 184 565 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 91.09% 87.60% 88.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 381 598
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £256
90th Percentile £650 £575 £598
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.77 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -22.49% -17.74%
10th Percentile £18.40 £11.17 £10.56
90th Percentile £61.05 £57.15 £44.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.03 £29.00
% change year-on-year +83.92% -34.38% -0.85%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 27 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 26 (36.11%) DevOps
3 24 (33.33%) AWS
4 21 (29.17%) Scrum
5 20 (27.78%) Azure
6 14 (19.44%) Docker
6 14 (19.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 13 (18.06%) React
7 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
7 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
7 13 (18.06%) Google
8 12 (16.67%) Java
8 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 11 (15.28%) GCP
9 11 (15.28%) REST
10 10 (13.89%) Node.js
10 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
10 10 (13.89%) Microservices
10 10 (13.89%) User Experience
10 10 (13.89%) HTML
10 10 (13.89%) CSS
11 9 (12.50%) Windows
11 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 9 (12.50%) Spring
11 9 (12.50%) JIRA
11 9 (12.50%) Selenium
11 9 (12.50%) Terraform

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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
1 3 (4.17%) Headless CMS
2 1 (1.39%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) AWS
2 20 (27.78%) Azure
3 11 (15.28%) GCP
4 6 (8.33%) OpenShift
5 4 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.56%) Firebase
5 4 (5.56%) Google Analytics
5 4 (5.56%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Serverless
6 3 (4.17%) Azure Functions
6 3 (4.17%) GitHub
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (2.78%) IaaS
7 2 (2.78%) PaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.78%) PowerApps
7 2 (2.78%) SaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Slack
8 1 (1.39%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) OLAP
4 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.39%) Power BI
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.50%) JIRA
3 9 (12.50%) Selenium
4 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 5 (6.94%) GitLab
6 5 (6.94%) JMeter
6 5 (6.94%) Travis CI
7 4 (5.56%) gulp
7 4 (5.56%) Mocha
7 4 (5.56%) Postman
7 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.56%) webpack
8 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.17%) CircleCI
8 3 (4.17%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (4.17%) JUnit
9 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (37.50%) Public Sector
2 6 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) Designer
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Content Designer
5 6 (8.33%) Interaction Designer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Designer
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) User Researcher
7 4 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) React
2 11 (15.28%) REST
3 10 (13.89%) CSS
3 10 (13.89%) HTML
3 10 (13.89%) Node.js
4 9 (12.50%) Spring
5 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) SOAP
7 5 (6.94%) Gherkin
7 5 (6.94%) React Native
7 5 (6.94%) Web Services
8 4 (5.56%) AWS Amplify
8 4 (5.56%) CSS3
8 4 (5.56%) Ember.js
8 4 (5.56%) GraphQL
8 4 (5.56%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) Jest
8 4 (5.56%) Vue.js
8 4 (5.56%) YAML
9 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.33%) iPad
3 6 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Unix
4 3 (4.17%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) VME
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) DevOps
2 21 (29.17%) Scrum
3 14 (19.44%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 13 (18.06%) BDD
4 13 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.89%) Microservices
6 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.11%) Content Management
7 8 (11.11%) Migration
7 8 (11.11%) SDLC
7 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.72%) Open Source
8 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.72%) Prototyping
8 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.72%) TDD
9 6 (8.33%) Decision-Making
9 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (8.33%) SQL
4 5 (6.94%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.56%) C#
5 4 (5.56%) ES6
5 4 (5.56%) Ruby
5 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.17%) Groovy
7 2 (2.78%) COBOL
8 1 (1.39%) Java 8
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) OCP
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.39%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
2 9 (12.50%) Terraform
3 7 (9.72%) Ansible
4 4 (5.56%) Puppet
5 3 (4.17%) Nagios
5 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.39%) Grafana
6 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Google
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Splunk
5 2 (2.78%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.78%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.39%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.39%) Xamarin