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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 121 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.85% 7.38% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.19% 11.08% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 25
Average daily rate
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£413 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £266 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
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
571 397 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.53% 66.61% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 184 263
Average daily rate £375 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £230 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -31.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 85 (43.59%) Java
2 72 (36.92%) Finance
3 54 (27.69%) CSS
4 53 (27.18%) JavaScript
5 52 (26.67%) SQL
6 47 (24.10%) Spring
7 45 (23.08%) OO
8 42 (21.54%) TDD
9 40 (20.51%) Oracle
10 39 (20.00%) Banking
11 38 (19.49%) HTML
11 38 (19.49%) Relational Database
12 35 (17.95%) Scrum
13 32 (16.41%) XML
14 31 (15.90%) jQuery
15 30 (15.38%) UNIX
16 29 (14.87%) MVC
17 27 (13.85%) JMS
17 27 (13.85%) C#
17 27 (13.85%) SQL Server
17 27 (13.85%) HTML5
18 25 (12.82%) User Experience
19 24 (12.31%) Mentoring
19 24 (12.31%) Ruby
20 23 (11.79%) Ruby on Rails
20 23 (11.79%) Perl
20 23 (11.79%) J2EE
21 22 (11.28%) MySQL
21 22 (11.28%) PL/SQL
22 21 (10.77%) JSP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 19 (9.74%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.64%) Apache
3 9 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.59%) CMS
5 4 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.05%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.54%) JBoss
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.51%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.51%) Liferay
8 1 (0.51%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
2 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.13%) HTTPS
1 10 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.49%) Relational Database
2 27 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 22 (11.28%) MySQL
4 20 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 20 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 19 (9.74%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.59%) DB2
9 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Selenium
2 16 (8.21%) CruiseControl
3 9 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.62%) JUnit
4 7 (3.59%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.56%) Maven
6 4 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.05%) GoogleTest
6 4 (2.05%) RSpec
6 4 (2.05%) CppUnit
6 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.54%) JIRA
7 3 (1.54%) Ant
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.03%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.51%) Hudson
General
1 72 (36.92%) Finance
2 39 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (4.10%) Marketing
4 7 (3.59%) Front Office
5 6 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Games
7 3 (1.54%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 111 (56.92%) Developer
2 46 (23.59%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.79%) Architect
4 22 (11.28%) Technical Architect
5 18 (9.23%) Analyst
6 16 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.21%) Designer
7 14 (7.18%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.67%) Digital Architect
9 12 (6.15%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
10 10 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.13%) Senior Technical Architect
10 10 (5.13%) Senior Architect
11 9 (4.62%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.08%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.08%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.08%) Senior Digital Architect
14 5 (2.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.69%) CSS
2 47 (24.10%) Spring
3 38 (19.49%) HTML
4 32 (16.41%) XML
5 31 (15.90%) jQuery
6 27 (13.85%) JMS
6 27 (13.85%) HTML5
7 23 (11.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (11.79%) J2EE
8 21 (10.77%) JSP
9 20 (10.26%) .NET
10 19 (9.74%) CSS3
10 19 (9.74%) Ajax
11 18 (9.23%) GWT
11 18 (9.23%) Spring Web Flow
11 18 (9.23%) Struts
11 18 (9.23%) Backbone.js
12 17 (8.72%) AngularJS
12 17 (8.72%) XSLT
12 17 (8.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) User Experience
2 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.10%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (3.08%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.56%) Derivative
6 5 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.05%) Social Media
8 3 (1.54%) iPhone
8 3 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.54%) Equities
9 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.03%) Clustering
9 2 (1.03%) Open Source
9 2 (1.03%) iSeries
9 2 (1.03%) DataPower
9 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.38%) UNIX
2 11 (5.64%) Linux
3 8 (4.10%) Android
4 6 (3.08%) Windows
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.54%) AIX
5 3 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.08%) OO
2 42 (21.54%) TDD
3 35 (17.95%) Scrum
4 29 (14.87%) MVC
5 24 (12.31%) Mentoring
6 20 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 19 (9.74%) SOA
8 18 (9.23%) Unit Testing
9 16 (8.21%) Web Application Development
10 14 (7.18%) Software Architecture
11 13 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (6.15%) Project Management
12 12 (6.15%) User Stories
12 12 (6.15%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.13%) OOD
13 10 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.13%) Web Design
13 10 (5.13%) Kanban
13 10 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.59%) Java
2 53 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 52 (26.67%) SQL
4 27 (13.85%) C#
5 24 (12.31%) Ruby
6 23 (11.79%) Perl
7 22 (11.28%) PL/SQL
8 20 (10.26%) Shell Script
9 18 (9.23%) Scala
10 6 (3.08%) C++
11 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.05%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.54%) VB6
12 3 (1.54%) VB
12 3 (1.54%) PHP
12 3 (1.54%) Python
13 2 (1.03%) RPG
13 2 (1.03%) VBA
13 2 (1.03%) Jython
13 2 (1.03%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (2.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.03%) ISEB
2 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 40 (20.51%) Oracle
2 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.62%) Sybase
4 8 (4.10%) IBM
5 7 (3.59%) Informatica
6 6 (3.08%) Google
7 3 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.54%) Twitter
7 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.03%) Cognos
8 2 (1.03%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.03%) Kony
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.51%) Teradata
9 1 (0.51%) HP
9 1 (0.51%) FatWire
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