Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 26 September 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 340 240 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.36% 26.79% 18.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.18% 30.77% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 159 363
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.70% +1.90% -2.33%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £288
90th Percentile £638 £553 £530
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 806 780 2,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.57% 87.05% 89.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 537 1,603
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £259 £256 £225
90th Percentile £600 £553 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £333
% change year-on-year +9.59% +9.77% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 112
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £9.63 £10.43 £14.60
90th Percentile £38.50 £47.57 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.39% +1.79% +86.67%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Tyne and Wear

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 321 £425 -0.70% 77
Gateshead +2 10 £450 - 4
Sunderland +1 8 £429 +26.96% 3
South Tyneside - 1 £375 -
Agile Software Development
North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 93 (27.35%) Java
2 89 (26.18%) DevOps
3 85 (25.00%) Linux
4 82 (24.12%) Scrum
5 77 (22.65%) BDD
6 65 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
7 64 (18.82%) TDD
8 63 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (16.18%) Open Source
10 52 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
10 52 (15.29%) Jenkins
11 50 (14.71%) SQL
12 49 (14.41%) Degree
13 47 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 46 (13.53%) Microservices
15 45 (13.24%) Ansible
15 45 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (12.94%) Puppet
16 44 (12.94%) JavaScript
16 44 (12.94%) User Experience
17 43 (12.65%) HTML
17 43 (12.65%) Git (software)
18 42 (12.35%) Configuration Management
19 38 (11.18%) CSS
19 38 (11.18%) Test Automation
19 38 (11.18%) Docker
20 37 (10.88%) Security Cleared
21 36 (10.59%) Python
22 35 (10.29%) Finance

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 12 (3.53%) Confluence
1 12 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.18%) CICS
3 4 (1.18%) JBoss
3 4 (1.18%) Jetty
3 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.18%) WildFly
4 2 (0.59%) CMS
4 2 (0.59%) FileNet
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Documentum
5 1 (0.29%) nginx
5 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 52 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
1 52 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.29%) Datadog
3 9 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.76%) GitHub
6 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.18%) PaaS
7 4 (1.18%) SaaS
7 4 (1.18%) Slack
8 3 (0.88%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.59%) Office 365
10 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) Network Security
1 4 (1.18%) Unified Communications
2 3 (0.88%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) WAN
3 2 (0.59%) BGP
3 2 (0.59%) DHCP
3 2 (0.59%) DNS
3 2 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.59%) OSPF
3 2 (0.59%) SSL
3 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.59%) VPN
3 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) LAN
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (5.29%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 16 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.82%) MySQL
6 11 (3.24%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.18%) Big Data
9 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.59%) DB2
12 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.29%) KNIME
12 1 (0.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 52 (15.29%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 29 (8.53%) JIRA
4 18 (5.29%) Selenium
5 16 (4.71%) GitLab
5 16 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 14 (4.12%) JUnit
6 14 (4.12%) Maven
7 12 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (3.53%) SpecFlow
8 10 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.65%) JMeter
10 5 (1.47%) gulp
10 5 (1.47%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.47%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.18%) Gradle
11 4 (1.18%) Subversion
12 3 (0.88%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (10.29%) Finance
2 18 (5.29%) Legal
3 15 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.24%) Marketing
4 11 (3.24%) Publishing
5 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.65%) Banking
6 9 (2.65%) Electronics
7 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.59%) Retail
7 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (26.76%) Developer
2 49 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (9.12%) Designer
4 30 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 28 (8.24%) User Researcher
6 25 (7.35%) Architect
7 21 (6.18%) Analyst
8 19 (5.59%) C# Developer
9 17 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.71%) Content Designer
11 15 (4.41%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.53%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.53%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.24%) Senior Delivery Manager
14 11 (3.24%) Senior Manager
15 10 (2.94%) Agile Delivery Manager
15 10 (2.94%) UX Designer
16 8 (2.35%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.65%) HTML
2 38 (11.18%) CSS
3 31 (9.12%) RESTful
4 29 (8.53%) .NET
4 29 (8.53%) Web Services
5 26 (7.65%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (6.76%) AngularJS
7 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET
7 22 (6.47%) Node.js
8 18 (5.29%) J2EE
9 14 (4.12%) XML
10 13 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (3.82%) REST
10 13 (3.82%) Spring
11 11 (3.24%) JSON
11 11 (3.24%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.35%) Ajax
13 7 (2.06%) JDBC
13 7 (2.06%) JSP
14 6 (1.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (12.94%) User Experience
3 25 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.12%) Blog
5 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.65%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.35%) Social Media
8 6 (1.76%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) DataPower
10 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.59%) PMI
10 2 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.29%) Life Science
11 1 (0.29%) NHS
11 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 85 (25.00%) Linux
2 34 (10.00%) Windows
3 26 (7.65%) Unix
4 18 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.24%) CentOS
6 9 (2.65%) AIX
7 4 (1.18%) Android
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.59%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.59%) Mesosphere
9 2 (0.59%) VMS
10 1 (0.29%) VME
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.18%) DevOps
2 82 (24.12%) Scrum
3 77 (22.65%) BDD
4 65 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (18.82%) TDD
6 55 (16.18%) Open Source
7 47 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 46 (13.53%) Microservices
9 45 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (12.35%) Configuration Management
11 38 (11.18%) Test Automation
12 30 (8.82%) Kanban
12 30 (8.82%) Project Management
13 29 (8.53%) Continuous Deployment
13 29 (8.53%) High Availability
13 29 (8.53%) Mentoring
14 25 (7.35%) MVC
14 25 (7.35%) Prototyping
14 25 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (7.35%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.35%) Java
2 50 (14.71%) SQL
3 44 (12.94%) JavaScript
4 36 (10.59%) Python
5 33 (9.71%) C#
6 25 (7.35%) Ruby
7 24 (7.06%) C++
8 23 (6.76%) Perl
9 21 (6.18%) Bash Shell
9 21 (6.18%) PowerShell
10 20 (5.88%) C
11 17 (5.00%) T-SQL
12 16 (4.71%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.47%) Scala
14 4 (1.18%) Java 8
15 2 (0.59%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.59%) PHP
15 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.29%) COBOL
16 1 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 49 (14.41%) Degree
2 37 (10.88%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.47%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.18%) CISMP
6 4 (1.18%) CRISC
6 4 (1.18%) ISEB
6 4 (1.18%) OCP
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.18%) SANS
7 3 (0.88%) APMG
7 3 (0.88%) CISM
7 3 (0.88%) CISSP
8 2 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.88%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) PMO
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.59%) WCAG
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 38 (11.18%) Docker
2 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Firmware
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (13.24%) Ansible
2 44 (12.94%) Puppet
3 31 (9.12%) Terraform
4 24 (7.06%) Kubernetes
5 22 (6.47%) Nagios
6 16 (4.71%) Packer
7 12 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.76%) Consul
9 4 (1.18%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.18%) Matomo
9 4 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.59%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (0.59%) Nessus
10 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.29%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.76%) Oracle
3 20 (5.88%) New Relic
3 20 (5.88%) Splunk
4 15 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 14 (4.12%) SAP
6 9 (2.65%) IBM
7 7 (2.06%) Dynatrace
7 7 (2.06%) Google
8 6 (1.76%) VMware
9 5 (1.47%) HP
10 4 (1.18%) Axway
10 4 (1.18%) Black Duck
10 4 (1.18%) Informatica
10 4 (1.18%) Siebel
11 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.59%) Cisco
12 2 (0.59%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.59%) Pega
12 2 (0.59%) Sun