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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 114 61 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.04% 10.36% 14.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.00% 13.93% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 59
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £216 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £412 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
600 438 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.16% 74.36% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 210 317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 90 (39.65%) Java
2 83 (36.56%) Finance
3 59 (25.99%) JavaScript
4 58 (25.55%) CSS
5 50 (22.03%) SQL
6 48 (21.15%) Spring
7 47 (20.70%) HTML
8 43 (18.94%) TDD
9 41 (18.06%) Scrum
9 41 (18.06%) jQuery
10 39 (17.18%) Banking
11 36 (15.86%) OO
11 36 (15.86%) Waterfall
11 36 (15.86%) Relational Database
12 35 (15.42%) Oracle
13 32 (14.10%) HTML5
14 31 (13.66%) User Experience
15 29 (12.78%) SQL Server
15 29 (12.78%) Mentoring
16 28 (12.33%) Ruby
17 27 (11.89%) Ruby on Rails
17 27 (11.89%) UNIX
17 27 (11.89%) XML
18 26 (11.45%) SOA
19 25 (11.01%) MySQL
19 25 (11.01%) Backbone.js
20 24 (10.57%) AngularJS
21 23 (10.13%) CSS3
21 23 (10.13%) KnockoutJS
22 22 (9.69%) RDBMS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (5.29%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.41%) Apache
3 6 (2.64%) GlassFish
3 6 (2.64%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.64%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.20%) CMS
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.76%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.76%) IIS
6 3 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) HTTP
1 15 (6.61%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) IPv4
2 1 (0.44%) IPv6
2 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.86%) Relational Database
2 29 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 25 (11.01%) MySQL
4 22 (9.69%) RDBMS
5 20 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 20 (8.81%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.96%) DB2
8 8 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.44%) QlikView
14 1 (0.44%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Selenium
2 10 (4.41%) Jasmine
2 10 (4.41%) JUnit
3 8 (3.52%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.52%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.52%) CruiseControl
4 7 (3.08%) Maven
4 7 (3.08%) RSpec
5 6 (2.64%) JIRA
6 4 (1.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.32%) Ant
7 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.88%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.88%) CppUnit
8 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 83 (36.56%) Finance
2 39 (17.18%) Banking
3 9 (3.96%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.52%) Marketing
5 5 (2.20%) Front Office
6 4 (1.76%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (47.58%) Developer
2 42 (18.50%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.22%) Architect
4 26 (11.45%) Analyst
5 24 (10.57%) Designer
6 20 (8.81%) Technical Architect
7 18 (7.93%) Business Analyst
8 17 (7.49%) Solutions Designer
9 14 (6.17%) Project Manager
9 14 (6.17%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.73%) Digital Architect
11 11 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.41%) Senior Architect
12 10 (4.41%) Senior Technical Architect
13 9 (3.96%) Senior Designer
13 9 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (3.52%) Business Architect
15 7 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.55%) CSS
2 48 (21.15%) Spring
3 47 (20.70%) HTML
4 41 (18.06%) jQuery
5 32 (14.10%) HTML5
6 27 (11.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 27 (11.89%) XML
7 25 (11.01%) Backbone.js
8 24 (10.57%) AngularJS
9 23 (10.13%) CSS3
9 23 (10.13%) KnockoutJS
10 21 (9.25%) Web Services
11 20 (8.81%) JMS
12 19 (8.37%) .NET
13 17 (7.49%) Hibernate
14 16 (7.05%) Django
14 16 (7.05%) SOAP
15 15 (6.61%) JSP
16 14 (6.17%) J2EE
17 12 (5.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.66%) User Experience
2 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.96%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.52%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.64%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.76%) iSeries
6 4 (1.76%) Social Media
7 3 (1.32%) Derivative
7 3 (1.32%) Equities
7 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.88%) DataPower
8 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.88%) Open Source
8 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.89%) UNIX
2 19 (8.37%) Linux
3 8 (3.52%) Android
3 8 (3.52%) Windows
4 3 (1.32%) AIX
4 3 (1.32%) Solaris
4 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.94%) TDD
2 41 (18.06%) Scrum
3 36 (15.86%) OO
3 36 (15.86%) Waterfall
4 29 (12.78%) Mentoring
5 26 (11.45%) SOA
6 22 (9.69%) MVC
7 18 (7.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (6.61%) Project Management
8 15 (6.61%) Web Design
9 14 (6.17%) Software Architecture
10 13 (5.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.85%) Software Testing
12 11 (4.85%) OOD
12 11 (4.85%) User Stories
13 10 (4.41%) Line Management
13 10 (4.41%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.41%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 90 (39.65%) Java
2 59 (25.99%) JavaScript
3 50 (22.03%) SQL
4 28 (12.33%) Ruby
5 20 (8.81%) C#
6 19 (8.37%) Perl
7 18 (7.93%) Scala
8 16 (7.05%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.85%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.08%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (2.20%) C++
12 4 (1.76%) Groovy
12 4 (1.76%) RPG IV
12 4 (1.76%) Python
12 4 (1.76%) RPG
12 4 (1.76%) Jython
13 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.88%) PHP
14 1 (0.44%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.44%) ISEB
2 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (1.76%) Control-M
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (15.42%) Oracle
2 11 (4.85%) Sybase
3 9 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.64%) Informatica
5 5 (2.20%) IBM
6 4 (1.76%) Google
7 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.88%) Twitter
8 2 (0.88%) Kony
8 2 (0.88%) Charles River
8 2 (0.88%) Cognos
8 2 (0.88%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.44%) HP
9 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
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