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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 15.38% 15.15% 11.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.75% 16.67% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
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£375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £420 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
64 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 82.05% 90.91% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 41
Average daily rate £330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) Selenium
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) SOA
6 5 (22.73%) Maven
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) QA
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) Spring
8 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) XPath
8 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 4 (18.18%) JIRA
6 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
7 2 (9.09%) Hudson
7 2 (9.09%) PeopleTools
7 2 (9.09%) Ant
7 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (9.09%) Toad
8 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
8 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) RESTful
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) XML Schema
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Velocity
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) XPath
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) PeopleCode
5 2 (9.09%) SQR
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata
3 1 (4.55%) Netezza
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter