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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 112 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.36% 8.43% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.28% 12.04% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 26
Average daily rate
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£410 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
581 432 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.70% 70.02% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 213 289
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 91 (42.13%) Java
2 75 (34.72%) Finance
3 56 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 56 (25.93%) CSS
4 53 (24.54%) SQL
5 47 (21.76%) Spring
6 44 (20.37%) TDD
7 42 (19.44%) HTML
8 40 (18.52%) OO
9 38 (17.59%) Banking
10 37 (17.13%) Oracle
11 36 (16.67%) Relational Database
12 35 (16.20%) Scrum
13 33 (15.28%) jQuery
14 30 (13.89%) XML
15 29 (13.43%) UNIX
15 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
15 29 (13.43%) User Experience
16 28 (12.96%) HTML5
16 28 (12.96%) Waterfall
17 27 (12.50%) C#
17 27 (12.50%) Ruby
18 26 (12.04%) Ruby on Rails
18 26 (12.04%) MVC
19 25 (11.57%) Mentoring
20 24 (11.11%) .NET
20 24 (11.11%) JMS
21 22 (10.19%) SOA
21 22 (10.19%) MySQL
22 21 (9.72%) Perl

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.09%) Apache
3 9 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.24%) CMS
5 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.85%) IIS
5 4 (1.85%) JBoss
6 3 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.93%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.46%) Drupal
8 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.46%) Mule
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Project
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 12 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.46%) IPv4
2 1 (0.46%) IPv6
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.19%) MySQL
4 20 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 20 (9.26%) NoSQL
5 19 (8.80%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.70%) DB2
6 8 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.93%) QlikView
11 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Selenium
2 12 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 10 (4.63%) JUnit
4 9 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.17%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.24%) Maven
5 7 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.78%) RSpec
6 6 (2.78%) JIRA
7 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.39%) Ant
8 3 (1.39%) GoogleTest
8 3 (1.39%) CppUnit
8 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 75 (34.72%) Finance
2 38 (17.59%) Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 8 (3.70%) Front Office
3 8 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 114 (52.78%) Developer
2 45 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 28 (12.96%) Architect
4 22 (10.19%) Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) Technical Architect
5 20 (9.26%) Designer
6 15 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.48%) Business Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.02%) Solutions Designer
8 13 (6.02%) Digital Architect
9 11 (5.09%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Technical Architect
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Architect
11 8 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.78%) Programmer
13 6 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 6 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.93%) CSS
2 47 (21.76%) Spring
3 42 (19.44%) HTML
4 33 (15.28%) jQuery
5 30 (13.89%) XML
6 28 (12.96%) HTML5
7 26 (12.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 24 (11.11%) JMS
8 24 (11.11%) .NET
9 21 (9.72%) CSS3
10 20 (9.26%) Backbone.js
11 19 (8.80%) AngularJS
11 19 (8.80%) J2EE
12 18 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (7.87%) JSP
13 17 (7.87%) Web Services
14 16 (7.41%) Django
15 15 (6.94%) SOAP
15 15 (6.94%) Ajax
16 14 (6.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.43%) User Experience
2 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (3.24%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.85%) Equities
6 4 (1.85%) Derivative
6 4 (1.85%) iSeries
6 4 (1.85%) Social Media
7 3 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.39%) Open Source
7 3 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) DataPower
8 2 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.43%) UNIX
2 14 (6.48%) Linux
3 9 (4.17%) Android
4 8 (3.70%) Windows
5 3 (1.39%) AIX
5 3 (1.39%) Solaris
5 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.37%) TDD
2 40 (18.52%) OO
3 35 (16.20%) Scrum
4 28 (12.96%) Waterfall
5 26 (12.04%) MVC
6 25 (11.57%) Mentoring
7 22 (10.19%) SOA
8 15 (6.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (6.48%) Software Architecture
9 14 (6.48%) Project Management
9 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.56%) Multithreading
10 12 (5.56%) Web Design
10 12 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 12 (5.56%) User Stories
11 11 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (5.09%) OOD
12 10 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.63%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.13%) Java
2 56 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 53 (24.54%) SQL
4 27 (12.50%) C#
4 27 (12.50%) Ruby
5 21 (9.72%) Perl
6 18 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 18 (8.33%) Scala
7 16 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (2.78%) C++
9 4 (1.85%) RPG
9 4 (1.85%) Python
9 4 (1.85%) RPG IV
10 3 (1.39%) VB6
10 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.39%) VB
11 2 (0.93%) VBA
11 2 (0.93%) PHP
11 2 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (2.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.93%) ISEB
2 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) Control-M
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 37 (17.13%) Oracle
2 13 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.63%) Sybase
4 8 (3.70%) Informatica
4 8 (3.70%) IBM
5 5 (2.31%) Google
6 3 (1.39%) Twitter
6 3 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.93%) Cognos
7 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.93%) Kony
7 2 (0.93%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.46%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.46%) FatWire
8 1 (0.46%) Teradata
8 1 (0.46%) HP
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