The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Livingston 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 17.24% 13.95% 30.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 17.14% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £334 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Agile Software Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 77.59% 81.40% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 20
Average daily rate £325 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £233 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Livingston region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) XML
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
5 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
5 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 7 (29.17%) XML Schema
6 6 (25.00%) Maven
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) RESTful
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) FitNesse
8 4 (16.67%) User Stories
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Livingston 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 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) Cucumber
3 6 (25.00%) Maven
3 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) FitNesse
6 3 (12.50%) Ant
6 3 (12.50%) JUnit
6 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (8.33%) Toad
7 2 (8.33%) PeopleTools
7 2 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) XML Schema
3 5 (20.83%) RESTful
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) iBATIS
5 3 (12.50%) JDBC
5 3 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Scrum
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) eTOM
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) XPath
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) PeopleCode
4 2 (8.33%) SQR
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
2 2 (8.33%) Netezza
2 2 (8.33%) Chordiant
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Genesys
2 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter