Period
to 14 June 2021

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 June 2021 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 118 191 281
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.22% 43.91% 38.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.20% 48.23% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 210
10th Percentile £321 £325 £305
25th Percentile £433 £360 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £439 £450
Median % change year-on-year +13.96% -2.50% -
75th Percentile £564 £524 £538
90th Percentile £600 £563 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £46.00 £72.00
Median % change year-on-year - -36.11% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £46.00 £72.00
% change year-on-year - -36.11% -

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 301 396 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 89.85% 91.03% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 276 455
10th Percentile £300 £317 £264
25th Percentile £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £439 £438
Median % change year-on-year +8.26% +0.29% +9.38%
75th Percentile £560 £525 £521
90th Percentile £619 £638 £620
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £438 £435
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.57% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 15
10th Percentile £9.56 £16.20 £10.54
25th Percentile £10.97 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate £12.50 £50.00 £19.03
Median % change year-on-year -75.00% +162.74% +46.38%
75th Percentile £14.26 £60.00 £48.38
90th Percentile £17.50 £62.40 £57.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.77 £31.88 £15.25
% change year-on-year -56.82% +109.08% +10.87%

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 June 2021.

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 June 2021, 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 37 (31.36%) Java
2 33 (27.97%) Microservices
3 32 (27.12%) Public Sector
4 30 (25.42%) AWS
5 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
6 24 (20.34%) Spring
7 22 (18.64%) SQL
8 21 (17.80%) TDD
9 19 (16.10%) User Experience
9 19 (16.10%) Spring Boot
10 18 (15.25%) React
10 18 (15.25%) Docker
10 18 (15.25%) Azure
10 18 (15.25%) BDD
11 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (13.56%) Scrum
12 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
12 16 (13.56%) DevOps
13 15 (12.71%) Postman
13 15 (12.71%) RESTful
14 14 (11.86%) SaaS
15 13 (11.02%) PaaS
15 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
15 13 (11.02%) Maven
15 13 (11.02%) Selenium
15 13 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (11.02%) MVC
15 13 (11.02%) Oracle
15 13 (11.02%) JUnit
15 13 (11.02%) Java 8

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 11 (9.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.08%) JBoss
2 6 (5.08%) nginx
3 3 (2.54%) Confluence
4 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.42%) AWS
2 18 (15.25%) Azure
3 14 (11.86%) SaaS
4 13 (11.02%) PaaS
5 12 (10.17%) Serverless
6 7 (5.93%) IaaS
7 6 (5.08%) Apigee
7 6 (5.08%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (4.24%) Amazon S3
8 5 (4.24%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.69%) Firebase
10 2 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (1.69%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.85%) Siteimprove
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) SSL
2 6 (5.08%) IPsec
2 6 (5.08%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) SD-WAN
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (6.78%) MySQL
4 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.69%) Power BI
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) QlikView
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.71%) Postman
4 13 (11.02%) Cucumber
4 13 (11.02%) JUnit
4 13 (11.02%) Maven
4 13 (11.02%) Selenium
4 13 (11.02%) SonarQube
5 10 (8.47%) Subversion
6 8 (6.78%) JIRA
6 8 (6.78%) Mercurial
7 6 (5.08%) Storybook
8 5 (4.24%) GitLab
9 4 (3.39%) JMeter
9 4 (3.39%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.54%) Mockito
11 2 (1.69%) Locust
11 2 (1.69%) REST Assured
11 2 (1.69%) TestNG
General
1 32 (27.12%) Public Sector
2 9 (7.63%) Social Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Finance
5 2 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) Architect
3 18 (15.25%) Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Business Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Java Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Tester
9 6 (5.08%) Digital Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.08%) User Researcher
10 5 (4.24%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) Spring
2 19 (16.10%) Spring Boot
3 18 (15.25%) React
4 15 (12.71%) RESTful
5 12 (10.17%) OAuth
5 12 (10.17%) OAuth2
6 11 (9.32%) Spring MVC
6 11 (9.32%) Spring Security
6 11 (9.32%) Swagger
7 10 (8.47%) REST
8 9 (7.63%) Node.js
9 8 (6.78%) HTML
9 8 (6.78%) Web Services
10 7 (5.93%) XML
11 6 (5.08%) .NET
11 6 (5.08%) Kafka
11 6 (5.08%) Mustache
11 6 (5.08%) OpenID
11 6 (5.08%) SAML
11 6 (5.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) User Experience
2 8 (6.78%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.08%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.39%) NHS
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) FMCG
5 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Unix
2 8 (6.78%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Microservices
2 21 (17.80%) TDD
3 18 (15.25%) BDD
4 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.56%) DevOps
5 16 (13.56%) Scrum
6 13 (11.02%) Front End Development
6 13 (11.02%) MVC
7 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.17%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.47%) Project Management
8 10 (8.47%) Prototyping
8 10 (8.47%) Test Strategy
8 10 (8.47%) Workshop Facilitation
9 9 (7.63%) Business Case
9 9 (7.63%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.63%) UML
9 9 (7.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.36%) Java
2 22 (18.64%) SQL
3 13 (11.02%) Java 8
4 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.08%) C#
6 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.39%) Python
7 4 (3.39%) Ruby
8 3 (2.54%) Scala
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) COBOL
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) Accessibility
2 5 (4.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.69%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (15.25%) Docker
2 6 (5.08%) RACF
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.69%) Ansible
2 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) Terraform
3 1 (0.85%) Grafana
3 1 (0.85%) Kibana
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) IBM
4 3 (2.54%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) BEA
5 2 (1.69%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.69%) Splunk
5 2 (1.69%) webMethods
6 1 (0.85%) Dell
6 1 (0.85%) Pega
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) TIBCO