Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 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 330 374 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.96% 41.10% 32.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 51.08% 46.98% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 286 267
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £331
90th Percentile £513 £575 £613
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £40.50 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +17.86% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% +17.86% -

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 646 796 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.01% 87.47% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 572 581
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £415 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £300 £260
90th Percentile £545 £575 £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £421 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.06% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 23
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.20 £13.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.62% -40.91% -21.43%
10th Percentile £11.39 £10.13 £10.10
90th Percentile £54.63 £45.00 £50.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.20 £14.89 £17.80
% change year-on-year +8.80% -16.35% -34.68%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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 96 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 94 (28.48%) Scrum
3 79 (23.94%) SC Cleared
4 71 (21.52%) Azure
5 68 (20.61%) Test Automation
6 62 (18.79%) Public Sector
7 58 (17.58%) DevOps
7 58 (17.58%) Microsoft
8 51 (15.45%) Java
9 49 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (13.94%) AWS
11 45 (13.64%) Jenkins
12 44 (13.33%) Coaching
13 42 (12.73%) Docker
13 42 (12.73%) Microservices
13 42 (12.73%) Kubernetes
14 41 (12.42%) Git (software)
15 40 (12.12%) Kanban
15 40 (12.12%) JavaScript
16 39 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (11.82%) User Experience
17 38 (11.52%) PowerShell
18 37 (11.21%) Windows
19 36 (10.91%) Citrix
19 36 (10.91%) JIRA
20 35 (10.61%) Python
21 33 (10.00%) Mentoring
21 33 (10.00%) Linux
21 33 (10.00%) HTML
22 32 (9.70%) CSS

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 26 (7.88%) Confluence
1 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.82%) nginx
6 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.61%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) SAS
7 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.61%) WildFly
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.52%) Azure
2 46 (13.94%) AWS
3 32 (9.70%) Office 365
4 20 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (5.76%) SaaS
6 18 (5.45%) GitHub
6 18 (5.45%) Serverless
7 17 (5.15%) OpenShift
8 12 (3.64%) Datadog
8 12 (3.64%) Google Analytics
9 11 (3.33%) OneDrive
9 11 (3.33%) Power Platform
10 9 (2.73%) PowerApps
11 4 (1.21%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.91%) GCP
12 3 (0.91%) PaaS
13 2 (0.61%) IaaS
13 2 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
13 2 (0.61%) Slack
14 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.39%) DNS
2 20 (6.06%) DHCP
3 13 (3.94%) VPN
4 12 (3.64%) HTTP
5 11 (3.33%) SSL
6 10 (3.03%) LAN
6 10 (3.03%) Skype
6 10 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.03%) WAN
7 8 (2.42%) PBX
7 8 (2.42%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.91%) Firewall
9 2 (0.61%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.61%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.61%) SAN
10 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.33%) Power BI
2 8 (2.42%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.12%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.52%) MySQL
5 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.61%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.61%) GIS
7 2 (0.61%) QlikView
7 2 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.30%) Big Data
8 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 41 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 36 (10.91%) JIRA
4 27 (8.18%) Selenium
5 24 (7.27%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.36%) Maven
7 20 (6.06%) Gatling
8 12 (3.64%) JUnit
9 9 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.82%) JMeter
11 5 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.21%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.91%) Burp Suite
13 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.61%) GitLab
14 2 (0.61%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 62 (18.79%) Public Sector
2 28 (8.48%) Finance
3 18 (5.45%) Publishing
4 11 (3.33%) Banking
5 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (17.58%) Developer
2 36 (10.91%) Analyst
3 34 (10.30%) Designer
4 24 (7.27%) Scrum Master
5 20 (6.06%) Consultant
6 18 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 18 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.15%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.55%) Content Designer
9 13 (3.94%) Agile Scrum Master
10 12 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 11 (3.33%) Mobility Engineer
11 11 (3.33%) User Researcher
12 10 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.03%) Migration Manager
12 10 (3.03%) Migration Project Manager
13 9 (2.73%) Applications Manager
13 9 (2.73%) Applications Project Manager
13 9 (2.73%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.00%) HTML
2 32 (9.70%) CSS
3 26 (7.88%) REST
4 23 (6.97%) XML
5 22 (6.67%) Web Services
6 16 (4.85%) JSON
7 15 (4.55%) CSS3
7 15 (4.55%) HTML5
7 15 (4.55%) Spring
8 13 (3.94%) Node.js
9 12 (3.64%) .NET
9 12 (3.64%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.64%) Gherkin
9 12 (3.64%) Play Framework
9 12 (3.64%) SOAP
10 10 (3.03%) jQuery
10 10 (3.03%) RESTful
10 10 (3.03%) Sass
11 9 (2.73%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.82%) User Experience
2 25 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.42%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.12%) NHS
7 4 (1.21%) Clustering
7 4 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.61%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Blog
10 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Life Science
10 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.21%) Windows
2 33 (10.00%) Linux
3 23 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.76%) Android
4 19 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.42%) Unix
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.61%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (28.48%) Scrum
2 68 (20.61%) Test Automation
3 58 (17.58%) DevOps
4 49 (14.85%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (13.33%) Coaching
6 42 (12.73%) Microservices
7 40 (12.12%) Kanban
8 39 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 31 (9.39%) Service Design
11 28 (8.48%) TDD
12 27 (8.18%) Build Automation
12 27 (8.18%) Open Source
13 26 (7.88%) Project Management
14 25 (7.58%) Analytics
15 24 (7.27%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 23 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (6.67%) Software Engineering
18 21 (6.36%) Technical Leadership
19 19 (5.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.45%) Java
2 40 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 38 (11.52%) PowerShell
4 35 (10.61%) Python
5 27 (8.18%) Shell Script
6 22 (6.67%) SQL
7 20 (6.06%) C
8 19 (5.76%) Scala
9 16 (4.85%) C#
9 16 (4.85%) C++
10 15 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 14 (4.24%) Perl
12 13 (3.94%) Ruby
13 10 (3.03%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.82%) Java 8
15 3 (0.91%) Go
15 3 (0.91%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.61%) VBA
17 1 (0.30%) COBOL
17 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 96 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 79 (23.94%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
5 17 (5.15%) Degree
6 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.42%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.42%) PMP
8 6 (1.82%) ISEB
9 4 (1.21%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.61%) HND
10 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) QA
2 12 (3.64%) WCAG
3 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.30%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 42 (12.73%) Docker
2 26 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.33%) XenApp
3 11 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) LXC
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (12.73%) Kubernetes
2 22 (6.67%) SCCM
3 21 (6.36%) Ansible
4 19 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (5.76%) Puppet
5 12 (3.64%) Nagios
6 11 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 11 (3.33%) Kibana
7 10 (3.03%) Grafana
8 9 (2.73%) Terraform
9 8 (2.42%) Packer
9 8 (2.42%) SafeCom
9 8 (2.42%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.82%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.61%) logstash
11 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.61%) Nessus
11 2 (0.61%) SCOM
11 2 (0.61%) WSUS
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.91%) Citrix
3 17 (5.15%) Google
3 17 (5.15%) Oracle
4 12 (3.64%) New Relic
4 12 (3.64%) Splunk
5 11 (3.33%) Ivanti
6 9 (2.73%) Trend Micro
7 8 (2.42%) ThinPrint
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco
8 2 (0.61%) Symantec
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
8 2 (0.61%) VMware
9 1 (0.30%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.30%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.30%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) ServiceNow