The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.52% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 137 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 71.43% 69.90% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 66 66
Average daily rate £370 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 £26.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Aberdeen region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WF
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSL
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle