The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 22.22% 48.84% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 42.86% 63.64% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
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£256 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.96 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.44%
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 Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
14 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 51.85% 76.74% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Average daily rate £275 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Dundee

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Dundee region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) FrameMaker
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) FrameMaker
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
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Posted: 21 days ago