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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 264 295 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 45.83% 42.26% 16.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 51.56% 47.81% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 210 55
Median daily rate £397 £436 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% +5.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -1.77% +16.95%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 617 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.89% 88.40% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 434 208
Median daily rate £390 £378 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.88 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% +45.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 263 £392 -11.06% 41
Tyneside - 2 £508 -
Jarrow - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
North East

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 178 (33.15%) Scrum
2 142 (26.44%) Java
3 136 (25.33%) DevOps
4 134 (24.95%) Linux
4 134 (24.95%) Open Source
5 125 (23.28%) Scala
6 123 (22.91%) TDD
7 120 (22.35%) HTML
8 114 (21.23%) CSS
9 112 (20.86%) Automated Testing
10 108 (20.11%) Jenkins
11 97 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
12 92 (17.13%) C#
13 90 (16.76%) User Stories
14 88 (16.39%) Unix
15 86 (16.01%) User Experience
16 83 (15.46%) Git (software)
17 82 (15.27%) Selenium
18 81 (15.08%) Windows
19 78 (14.53%) JSON
20 75 (13.97%) Ruby
21 74 (13.78%) JIRA
21 74 (13.78%) Confluence
22 70 (13.04%) .NET
23 68 (12.66%) Microsoft
23 68 (12.66%) RESTful
24 66 (12.29%) Test Automation
24 66 (12.29%) Oracle
24 66 (12.29%) PRINCE2
25 65 (12.10%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 74 (13.78%) Confluence
2 41 (7.64%) WebLogic
3 27 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.35%) JBoss
5 15 (2.79%) CMS
6 12 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.30%) Tuxedo
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.12%) PowerExchange
10 5 (0.93%) Apache
10 5 (0.93%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.74%) FileNet
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.74%) SAS
11 4 (0.74%) WildFly
12 3 (0.56%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.12%) SaaS
2 46 (8.57%) IaaS
2 46 (8.57%) PaaS
3 26 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.98%) Trello
6 11 (2.05%) GitHub
7 5 (0.93%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.59%) HTTP
2 21 (3.91%) LDAP
3 9 (1.68%) SSL
4 5 (0.93%) Internet
5 4 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.74%) Network Security
6 3 (0.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.64%) MongoDB
2 31 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 28 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.84%) SQL Server
5 25 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.35%) NoSQL
8 16 (2.98%) DB2
8 16 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (2.79%) MySQL
10 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.12%) PowerCenter
13 5 (0.93%) Ingres
14 3 (0.56%) GIS
14 3 (0.56%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 108 (20.11%) Jenkins
2 83 (15.46%) Git (software)
3 82 (15.27%) Selenium
4 74 (13.78%) JIRA
5 60 (11.17%) Cucumber
6 58 (10.80%) JUnit
7 47 (8.75%) WebDriver
8 34 (6.33%) RSpec
9 29 (5.40%) Subversion
10 23 (4.28%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (3.54%) SoapUI
12 16 (2.98%) GitLab
13 7 (1.30%) LoadRunner
14 6 (1.12%) HP UFT
15 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (0.74%) CA Gen
17 3 (0.56%) Log4j
17 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
18 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
19 1 (0.19%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (8.01%) Finance
2 23 (4.28%) Legal
3 21 (3.91%) Games
4 13 (2.42%) Publishing
5 5 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.37%) Banking
6 2 (0.37%) Marketing
6 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Retail
7 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (30.35%) Developer
2 49 (9.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (8.38%) Designer
3 45 (8.38%) Tester
4 41 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 37 (6.89%) Automation Tester
7 35 (6.52%) Analyst
7 35 (6.52%) Architect
8 34 (6.33%) Sitecore Developer
9 31 (5.77%) Scala Developer
10 30 (5.59%) Scrum Master
11 27 (5.03%) .NET Developer
11 27 (5.03%) UX Designer
12 25 (4.66%) Operations Engineer
13 23 (4.28%) Product Manager
14 22 (4.10%) HTML Developer
14 22 (4.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 22 (4.10%) Selenium Tester
15 21 (3.91%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (22.35%) HTML
2 114 (21.23%) CSS
3 78 (14.53%) JSON
4 70 (13.04%) .NET
5 68 (12.66%) RESTful
6 53 (9.87%) ASP.NET
7 51 (9.50%) REST
8 48 (8.94%) HTML5
8 48 (8.94%) Play Framework
9 47 (8.75%) CSS3
9 47 (8.75%) Spring
10 45 (8.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 41 (7.64%) Gherkin
12 40 (7.45%) Ajax
13 39 (7.26%) Software Packaging
14 36 (6.70%) Django
15 32 (5.96%) Web Services
16 30 (5.59%) Spring MVC
17 20 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (3.72%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 97 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (16.01%) User Experience
3 26 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.72%) Smartphone
5 14 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.86%) NHS
7 9 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.68%) Social Media
8 7 (1.30%) Tandem
9 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.74%) DataPower
12 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.19%) CESG
13 1 (0.19%) CESG CLAS
13 1 (0.19%) CMDB
13 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.19%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 134 (24.95%) Linux
2 88 (16.39%) Unix
3 81 (15.08%) Windows
4 53 (9.87%) AIX
5 47 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.98%) Windows XP
8 15 (2.79%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.86%) MVS
10 7 (1.30%) HPUX
11 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.12%) zOS
12 5 (0.93%) Solaris
12 5 (0.93%) VME
13 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.56%) Android
14 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (33.15%) Scrum
2 136 (25.33%) DevOps
3 134 (24.95%) Open Source
4 123 (22.91%) TDD
5 112 (20.86%) Automated Testing
6 90 (16.76%) User Stories
7 66 (12.29%) PRINCE2
7 66 (12.29%) Test Automation
8 65 (12.10%) MVC
9 64 (11.92%) Configuration Management
9 64 (11.92%) ITIL
10 58 (10.80%) BDD
10 58 (10.80%) Project Management
11 57 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 55 (10.24%) Change Management
12 55 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (10.06%) Automation Testing
14 53 (9.87%) Problem Management
15 51 (9.50%) Kanban
16 48 (8.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 142 (26.44%) Java
2 125 (23.28%) Scala
3 92 (17.13%) C#
4 75 (13.97%) Ruby
5 63 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 49 (9.12%) Python
7 37 (6.89%) SQL
8 36 (6.70%) PowerShell
9 27 (5.03%) Groovy
10 16 (2.98%) Perl
11 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.74%) C
12 4 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.56%) C++
13 3 (0.56%) COBOL
13 3 (0.56%) PHP
13 3 (0.56%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (3.91%) Degree
5 8 (1.49%) ISEB
6 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) CISSP
8 1 (0.19%) CLAS
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.61%) QA
2 20 (3.72%) WCAG
3 18 (3.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (2.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.23%) Docker
3 6 (1.12%) KVM
4 5 (0.93%) LXC
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (7.26%) Puppet
2 31 (5.77%) Ansible
3 30 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.91%) Dollar Universe
5 9 (1.68%) Terraform
6 4 (0.74%) Forum Sentry
7 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.29%) Oracle
3 49 (9.12%) Red Hat
4 45 (8.38%) Atlassian
5 37 (6.89%) Sitecore
6 33 (6.15%) HP
7 26 (4.84%) TIBCO
8 22 (4.10%) Informatica
9 21 (3.91%) IBM
10 20 (3.72%) Google
11 15 (2.79%) Siebel
12 12 (2.23%) Axway
13 9 (1.68%) Sun
14 7 (1.30%) CA
15 3 (0.56%) Cisco
15 3 (0.56%) Genesys
15 3 (0.56%) Nortel
15 3 (0.56%) Verint
16 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (0.37%) ServiceNow
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