The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 30 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 48 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.52% 5.45% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 7.69% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £40.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+41.97% +8.73%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
680 468 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.16% 70.91% 70.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 264 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 45 (49.45%) Java
2 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
2 32 (35.16%) OO
3 30 (32.97%) SQL
3 30 (32.97%) Spring
4 29 (31.87%) CSS
5 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 27 (29.67%) MVC
7 26 (28.57%) UNIX
8 25 (27.47%) XML
9 24 (26.37%) Perl
9 24 (26.37%) J2EE
9 24 (26.37%) JMS
9 24 (26.37%) Finance
10 22 (24.18%) Oracle
11 21 (23.08%) HTML
11 21 (23.08%) Banking
11 21 (23.08%) iBATIS
11 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 20 (21.98%) Spring MVC
13 19 (20.88%) PL/SQL
13 19 (20.88%) Struts
13 19 (20.88%) JDBC
13 19 (20.88%) JSP
14 18 (19.78%) XSLT
15 17 (18.68%) CruiseControl
15 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
15 17 (18.68%) Selenium
15 17 (18.68%) Spring Web Flow
15 17 (18.68%) GWT

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (18.68%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.10%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) DB2
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) CruiseControl
1 17 (18.68%) Selenium
2 7 (7.69%) JUnit
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) RSpec
3 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
5 2 (2.20%) NCrunch
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 21 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (64.84%) Developer
2 37 (40.66%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Analyst
4 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Change Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) WPF Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.20%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.20%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Tester
8 2 (2.20%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Architect
9 1 (1.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) Spring
2 29 (31.87%) CSS
3 25 (27.47%) XML
4 24 (26.37%) JMS
4 24 (26.37%) J2EE
5 21 (23.08%) HTML
5 21 (23.08%) iBATIS
6 20 (21.98%) Spring MVC
7 19 (20.88%) JDBC
7 19 (20.88%) JSP
7 19 (20.88%) Struts
8 18 (19.78%) XSLT
9 17 (18.68%) Spring Web Flow
9 17 (18.68%) GWT
9 17 (18.68%) Ajax
10 14 (15.38%) jQuery
11 7 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.69%) .NET
12 6 (6.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (4.40%) Social Media
2 3 (3.30%) Derivative
2 3 (3.30%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) UNIX
2 14 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 7 (7.69%) Solaris
4 5 (5.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) OO
2 27 (29.67%) MVC
3 21 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 17 (18.68%) Web Application Development
5 16 (17.58%) TDD
6 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.79%) Web Development
7 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.79%) Web Design
8 7 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 7 (7.69%) BDD
9 6 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.59%) Scrum
9 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) OOD
10 5 (5.49%) User Stories
10 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.40%) ITIL
11 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (49.45%) Java
2 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.97%) SQL
4 24 (26.37%) Perl
5 19 (20.88%) PL/SQL
6 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
7 13 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (7.69%) Ruby
9 5 (5.49%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (4.40%) PHP
11 3 (3.30%) Python
12 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.10%) Scala
13 1 (1.10%) XAML
13 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) Sybase
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Serena
3 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) Informatica
4 3 (3.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.20%) Teradata
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.10%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) HP
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