The first table below looks at the demand for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 11 July 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 Glasgow 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 35 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 34 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.55% 5.13% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 7.21% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 5
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +9.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 596 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 74.43% 71.12% 67.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 306 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.78% -37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £10.30 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 43 (53.75%) Java
2 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 34 (42.50%) HTML
3 32 (40.00%) Spring
4 31 (38.75%) CSS
5 27 (33.75%) SQL
6 25 (31.25%) OO
6 25 (31.25%) MVC
6 25 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 24 (30.00%) UNIX
8 22 (27.50%) XML
8 22 (27.50%) Selenium
8 22 (27.50%) Relational Database
9 21 (26.25%) Finance
10 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (23.75%) jQuery
11 19 (23.75%) Perl
11 19 (23.75%) J2EE
11 19 (23.75%) Linux
11 19 (23.75%) JMS
12 18 (22.50%) Oracle
12 18 (22.50%) TDD
12 18 (22.50%) Banking
13 17 (21.25%) PL/SQL
14 16 (20.00%) Scrum
14 16 (20.00%) iBATIS
15 15 (18.75%) Spring MVC
15 15 (18.75%) JSP
16 14 (17.50%) Struts
16 14 (17.50%) JDBC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Mule
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
4 1 (1.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) assyst
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.75%) Star Schema
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.75%) DB2
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Selenium
2 12 (15.00%) JUnit
2 12 (15.00%) CruiseControl
2 12 (15.00%) Maven
3 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.25%) Subversion
5 8 (10.00%) RSpec
5 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.50%) Jasmine
6 6 (7.50%) Artifactory
7 5 (6.25%) JIRA
8 3 (3.75%) WATIR
8 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.75%) JBehave
8 3 (3.75%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (3.75%) Gradle
9 2 (2.50%) NCrunch
9 2 (2.50%) Hudson
9 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (72.50%) Developer
2 37 (46.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
3 7 (8.75%) Analyst
4 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.00%) Change Analyst
4 4 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (3.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
5 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
5 3 (3.75%) Tester
5 3 (3.75%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.50%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (2.50%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.50%) Consultant
6 2 (2.50%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.50%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (42.50%) HTML
2 32 (40.00%) Spring
3 31 (38.75%) CSS
4 22 (27.50%) XML
5 19 (23.75%) JMS
5 19 (23.75%) J2EE
5 19 (23.75%) jQuery
6 16 (20.00%) iBATIS
7 15 (18.75%) Spring MVC
7 15 (18.75%) JSP
8 14 (17.50%) JDBC
8 14 (17.50%) Struts
9 13 (16.25%) Ajax
9 13 (16.25%) Hibernate
10 12 (15.00%) XSLT
10 12 (15.00%) Spring Web Flow
10 12 (15.00%) GWT
11 10 (12.50%) JSON
12 8 (10.00%) RESTful
12 8 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Open Source
2 3 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.25%) Equities
4 1 (1.25%) Derivative
4 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) UNIX
2 19 (23.75%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) Mac OS X
3 7 (8.75%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) AIX
5 3 (3.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) OO
1 25 (31.25%) MVC
1 25 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (22.50%) TDD
4 16 (20.00%) Scrum
5 13 (16.25%) BDD
6 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
7 8 (10.00%) Web Design
8 7 (8.75%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.75%) Web Development
8 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.50%) SOA
10 5 (6.25%) OOD
10 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Document Management
11 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.75%) Java
2 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (33.75%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) Perl
5 17 (21.25%) PL/SQL
6 12 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (13.75%) C#
8 6 (7.50%) Ruby
9 5 (6.25%) Groovy
9 5 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (5.00%) Python
10 4 (5.00%) PHP
11 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.25%) Scala
12 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
3 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) JBoss
3 7 (8.75%) Sybase
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (5.00%) Serena
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
7 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.25%) Informatica
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) Teradata
8 1 (1.25%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
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