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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 9.26% 38.03% 22.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 45.76% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 7
Average daily rate
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- £415 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Agile Software Development
West Lothian

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
44 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 81.48% 83.10% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 15
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
2 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (22.22%) QUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Durandal
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) QUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleTools
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
1 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) Durandal
2 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
2 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PeopleCode
3 1 (11.11%) SQR
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
2 1 (11.11%) Genesys
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
Livingston, West Lothian
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