The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 19 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.83% 1.79% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 3.03% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£401 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 132 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.64% 59.19% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 32
Average daily rate £328 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSL
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WF
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSL
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WF
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Aberdeen
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago