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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 28 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 54.90% 27.59% 19.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 62.22% 35.56% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £278 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £519 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +25.00%

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 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 88.24% 77.59% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 22
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Livingston region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 30 (62.50%) Java
1 30 (62.50%) Scrum
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 14 (29.17%) CRM
6 12 (25.00%) Selenium
7 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.92%) Spring
7 11 (22.92%) QA
7 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
8 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
9 9 (18.75%) SOA
9 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) CSS
11 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
11 7 (14.58%) Unix
11 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.58%) Billing
11 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (14.58%) SDLC
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (12.50%) Change Control

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 4 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) DbUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.17%) Mockito
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.58%) Billing
3 6 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Tester
3 8 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Designer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Database Designer
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
5 6 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Spring
2 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 8 (16.67%) CSS
3 8 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) J2EE
4 6 (12.50%) Middleware
5 5 (10.42%) .NET
6 4 (8.33%) Angular 2
6 4 (8.33%) HTML5
6 4 (8.33%) Sass
6 4 (8.33%) Spring Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.25%) Java EE
8 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (4.17%) RESTful
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Scrum
2 14 (29.17%) CRM
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.75%) SOA
5 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (14.58%) SDLC
6 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.50%) Change Control
7 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Microservices
9 4 (8.33%) User Stories
10 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.42%) C#
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (6.25%) OpenView
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft