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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 21 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.94% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.85% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 117 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.75% 62.90% 55.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 43
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £149 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Agile Software Development
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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 1 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 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
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%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WF
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
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%) .NET
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%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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