The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Scotland / Fife
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 27.59% 14.29% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.77% 18.18% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £261 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 89.66% 78.57% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
Median daily rate £275 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.17% -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Fife

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 Fife region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Dunfermline +4 8 £261 -
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Fife region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 12 (63.16%) BDD
2 6 (31.58%) User Stories
2 6 (31.58%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) ISEB
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (21.05%) GIS
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) WPF
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) QA
4 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) GIS Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum Master
3 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Entity Framework
1 4 (21.05%) WCF
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) WPF
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) BDD
2 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) User Stories
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) ATDD
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft