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 20 January 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
20 Jan 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 30 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 60.00% 20.34% 17.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 68.18% 27.27% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 88.00% 74.58% 82.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 18
Median daily rate £410 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 32 (64.00%) Scrum
2 27 (54.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) CRM
4 15 (30.00%) Oracle
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (22.00%) QA
7 11 (22.00%) Selenium
8 10 (20.00%) Spring
8 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.00%) SDLC
9 9 (18.00%) Unix
9 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
9 9 (18.00%) SOA
10 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
10 8 (16.00%) Billing
10 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (14.00%) Change Control
11 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.00%) Middleware
12 6 (12.00%) HP
12 6 (12.00%) CSS
12 6 (12.00%) HTML
12 6 (12.00%) JavaScript

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 7 (14.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (10.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Mockito
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Billing
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Designer
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Angular Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Database Designer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (20.00%) Spring
2 7 (14.00%) Middleware
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 5 (10.00%) J2EE
4 5 (10.00%) Java EE
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) Sass
6 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Angular 2
7 2 (4.00%) Node.js
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) Spring Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Scrum
2 17 (34.00%) CRM
3 9 (18.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (18.00%) SDLC
3 9 (18.00%) SOA
4 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.00%) Change Control
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.00%) User Stories
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft