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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 120 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.35% 7.88% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.51% 11.63% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 29
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£400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £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 £35.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
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
615 447 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.64% 67.73% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 238 286
Average daily rate £375 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £9.38 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+273.33% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 86 (48.59%) Java
2 59 (33.33%) SQL
3 54 (30.51%) Finance
4 48 (27.12%) Spring
5 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
5 47 (26.55%) CSS
6 46 (25.99%) OO
7 44 (24.86%) Relational Database
8 43 (24.29%) Oracle
9 39 (22.03%) UNIX
9 39 (22.03%) TDD
9 39 (22.03%) Banking
10 36 (20.34%) XML
10 36 (20.34%) HTML
11 33 (18.64%) MVC
12 30 (16.95%) JMS
13 29 (16.38%) J2EE
13 29 (16.38%) Scrum
14 28 (15.82%) PL/SQL
15 27 (15.25%) Perl
16 26 (14.69%) C#
17 25 (14.12%) JSP
18 24 (13.56%) jQuery
19 23 (12.99%) Unit Testing
19 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
19 23 (12.99%) Shell Script
20 22 (12.43%) SQL Server
20 22 (12.43%) Ruby
20 22 (12.43%) Ajax
20 22 (12.43%) WebSphere

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (12.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.21%) Apache
3 7 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.39%) CMS
5 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.26%) JBoss
6 4 (2.26%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.13%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) Liferay
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.08%) HTTP
2 5 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) VLAN
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.86%) Relational Database
2 22 (12.43%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.86%) MySQL
3 21 (11.86%) MongoDB
4 20 (11.30%) RDBMS
5 18 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.95%) DB2
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.69%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (11.30%) Selenium
2 19 (10.73%) CruiseControl
3 9 (5.08%) JUnit
3 9 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.82%) Maven
4 5 (2.82%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.26%) GoogleTest
5 4 (2.26%) CppUnit
5 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.69%) RSpec
6 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.69%) Ant
6 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.13%) NCrunch
7 2 (1.13%) JIRA
7 2 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 54 (30.51%) Finance
2 39 (22.03%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Marketing
4 7 (3.95%) Front Office
5 5 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.26%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 105 (59.32%) Developer
2 53 (29.94%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.86%) Architect
4 20 (11.30%) Technical Architect
5 18 (10.17%) Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.78%) Digital Architect
8 11 (6.21%) Designer
8 11 (6.21%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.08%) Senior Technical Architect
10 9 (5.08%) Senior Architect
11 8 (4.52%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.52%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
13 6 (3.39%) C# Developer
14 5 (2.82%) Test Analyst
14 5 (2.82%) Programmer
14 5 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.12%) Spring
2 47 (26.55%) CSS
3 36 (20.34%) HTML
3 36 (20.34%) XML
4 30 (16.95%) JMS
5 29 (16.38%) J2EE
6 25 (14.12%) JSP
7 24 (13.56%) jQuery
8 22 (12.43%) Ajax
9 21 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 21 (11.86%) Struts
9 21 (11.86%) GWT
9 21 (11.86%) Spring Web Flow
10 20 (11.30%) iBATIS
10 20 (11.30%) Spring MVC
10 20 (11.30%) XSLT
10 20 (11.30%) JDBC
11 19 (10.73%) .NET
11 19 (10.73%) HTML5
12 17 (9.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) User Experience
2 11 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.52%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (2.82%) Derivative
6 4 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.26%) Social Media
7 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.69%) Open Source
7 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.69%) Equities
8 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.13%) Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.13%) iPhone
8 2 (1.13%) DataPower
8 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.03%) UNIX
2 16 (9.04%) Linux
3 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.82%) Windows
5 3 (1.69%) AIX
5 3 (1.69%) Solaris
5 3 (1.69%) Android
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.99%) OO
2 39 (22.03%) TDD
3 33 (18.64%) MVC
4 29 (16.38%) Scrum
5 23 (12.99%) Unit Testing
5 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
6 19 (10.73%) Waterfall
6 19 (10.73%) Web Application Development
7 15 (8.47%) SOA
8 13 (7.34%) User Stories
8 13 (7.34%) Software Architecture
9 11 (6.21%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.21%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.65%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.65%) OOD
10 10 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.65%) Kanban
11 9 (5.08%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 86 (48.59%) Java
2 59 (33.33%) SQL
3 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.82%) PL/SQL
5 27 (15.25%) Perl
6 26 (14.69%) C#
7 23 (12.99%) Shell Script
8 22 (12.43%) Ruby
9 17 (9.60%) Scala
10 6 (3.39%) C++
11 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.26%) PHP
12 3 (1.69%) VB
12 3 (1.69%) Python
12 3 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (1.69%) VB6
13 2 (1.13%) Groovy
13 2 (1.13%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.69%) Degree
1 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.13%) ISEB
2 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 43 (24.29%) Oracle
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.65%) Sybase
4 7 (3.95%) IBM
5 6 (3.39%) Google
6 4 (2.26%) Informatica
7 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.69%) Twitter
7 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.13%) Kony
8 2 (1.13%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.13%) Teradata
8 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) FatWire
9 1 (0.56%) Serena
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
PwC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago