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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 105 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.31% 9.17% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.51% 13.07% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 32
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£388 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +13.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.16 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
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
677 459 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 70.18% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 252 308
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 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 87 (48.07%) Java
2 59 (32.60%) SQL
3 51 (28.18%) Finance
4 47 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 45 (24.86%) CSS
6 44 (24.31%) TDD
6 44 (24.31%) Spring
6 44 (24.31%) Relational Database
7 43 (23.76%) OO
8 42 (23.20%) UNIX
9 40 (22.10%) Oracle
10 38 (20.99%) XML
10 38 (20.99%) Banking
11 37 (20.44%) HTML
12 34 (18.78%) J2EE
12 34 (18.78%) MVC
13 31 (17.13%) JMS
14 29 (16.02%) Perl
14 29 (16.02%) Ruby
15 28 (15.47%) Ruby on Rails
15 28 (15.47%) C#
16 27 (14.92%) PL/SQL
17 26 (14.36%) Scrum
18 25 (13.81%) Linux
18 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
19 24 (13.26%) JSP
19 24 (13.26%) Shell Script
20 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
20 23 (12.71%) WebSphere
21 22 (12.15%) Ajax

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (12.71%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.87%) Apache
3 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.21%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.10%) CMS
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.10%) Mule
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.55%) Lync
7 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.55%) SAS
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) assyst
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) FTP
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.31%) Relational Database
2 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.05%) MySQL
4 19 (10.50%) MongoDB
4 19 (10.50%) RDBMS
5 16 (8.84%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.87%) DB2
9 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.66%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) Selenium
2 19 (10.50%) CruiseControl
3 8 (4.42%) JUnit
3 8 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.87%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.87%) Jasmine
4 7 (3.87%) RSpec
5 6 (3.31%) Subversion
6 4 (2.21%) GoogleTest
6 4 (2.21%) CppUnit
7 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.66%) Maven
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.10%) JIRA
8 2 (1.10%) Ant
8 2 (1.10%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.55%) NUnit
General
1 51 (28.18%) Finance
2 38 (20.99%) Banking
3 8 (4.42%) Front Office
4 7 (3.87%) Marketing
5 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.21%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (59.67%) Developer
2 54 (29.83%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.05%) Analyst
3 20 (11.05%) Architect
4 19 (10.50%) Technical Architect
5 14 (7.73%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.63%) Digital Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Designer
8 9 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Technical Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Ruby Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Senior Architect
10 7 (3.87%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.87%) C# Developer
11 5 (2.76%) Senior Digital Architect
11 5 (2.76%) Programmer
11 5 (2.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (24.86%) CSS
2 44 (24.31%) Spring
3 38 (20.99%) XML
4 37 (20.44%) HTML
5 34 (18.78%) J2EE
6 31 (17.13%) JMS
7 28 (15.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 24 (13.26%) JSP
9 22 (12.15%) Ajax
10 21 (11.60%) Spring Web Flow
10 21 (11.60%) GWT
10 21 (11.60%) XSLT
10 21 (11.60%) Struts
11 20 (11.05%) .NET
11 20 (11.05%) JDBC
11 20 (11.05%) iBATIS
11 20 (11.05%) Spring MVC
11 20 (11.05%) jQuery
12 17 (9.39%) REST
13 15 (8.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.42%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (4.42%) User Experience
3 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.76%) Derivative
5 4 (2.21%) Equities
5 4 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.21%) Social Media
6 3 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Clustering
7 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.10%) iPhone
7 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.10%) DataPower
7 2 (1.10%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.20%) UNIX
2 25 (13.81%) Linux
3 14 (7.73%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.08%) AIX
4 11 (6.08%) Solaris
5 6 (3.31%) Windows
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.31%) TDD
2 43 (23.76%) OO
3 34 (18.78%) MVC
4 26 (14.36%) Scrum
5 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
6 19 (10.50%) Web Application Development
7 18 (9.94%) Mentoring
8 17 (9.39%) BDD
9 16 (8.84%) SOA
10 14 (7.73%) Waterfall
11 13 (7.18%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.18%) User Stories
12 12 (6.63%) Software Architecture
13 11 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (6.08%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.08%) OOD
14 10 (5.52%) Kanban
15 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.07%) Java
2 59 (32.60%) SQL
3 47 (25.97%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.02%) Perl
4 29 (16.02%) Ruby
5 28 (15.47%) C#
6 27 (14.92%) PL/SQL
7 24 (13.26%) Shell Script
8 14 (7.73%) Scala
9 9 (4.97%) PHP
10 7 (3.87%) CoffeeScript
10 7 (3.87%) C++
11 4 (2.21%) Python
11 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.66%) VB
12 3 (1.66%) VB6
13 2 (1.10%) Jython
13 2 (1.10%) Groovy
13 2 (1.10%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.66%) Degree
3 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.10%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 40 (22.10%) Oracle
2 15 (8.29%) Sybase
3 13 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.97%) IBM
5 6 (3.31%) Google
5 6 (3.31%) JBoss
6 5 (2.76%) Informatica
7 4 (2.21%) Serena
8 3 (1.66%) Twitter
9 2 (1.10%) Teradata
9 2 (1.10%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.10%) Kony
9 2 (1.10%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.55%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.55%) HP
10 1 (0.55%) Progress
10 1 (0.55%) FatWire
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