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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 13.56% - 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.69% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£188 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

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
51 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 86.44% 84.21% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
Average daily rate £285 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £370 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.38 £18.63 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.80% -35.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 6 £188 - 1
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) Ada
3 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Military
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 2 (16.67%) .NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) JSP
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
1 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Ada
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP