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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 10 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 14.08% 18.37% 27.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.23% 23.08% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
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£325 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.89% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.91%
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
52 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 73.24% 79.59% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 19
Average daily rate £325 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 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 5 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) XML Schema
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
4 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) QA
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) UNIX
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) FitNesse
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 3 (13.64%) XPath
7 3 (13.64%) JSON
7 3 (13.64%) iBATIS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 4 (18.18%) FitNesse
5 3 (13.64%) Ant
5 3 (13.64%) JUnit
5 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.09%) Toad
6 2 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 2 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PeopleTools
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) XML Schema
3 6 (27.27%) Spring
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) JSON
6 3 (13.64%) iBATIS
6 3 (13.64%) JMS
6 3 (13.64%) JDBC
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
1 10 (45.45%) TDD
2 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Pair Programming
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) eTOM
6 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) XPath
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PeopleCode
5 1 (4.55%) SQR
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Chordiant
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Genesys
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
2 2 (9.09%) Netezza
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
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