The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 7 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 426 336 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.78% 11.43% 12.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.87% 14.32% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 196 221
Median daily rate £393 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £33.85 £31.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% -0.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
Agile Software Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2384 2346 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.82% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1244 1142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Scotland region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Scotland region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 271 £411 +17.50% 46
Glasgow +1 105 £363 -3.33% 38
Stirling +12 12 £338 - 3
West Lothian +8 11 £395 +5.33% 2
Fife +9 6 £163 -51.85%
Renfrewshire -33 6 £360 -15.29% 1
Dundee +6 5 £225 -35.25%
Aberdeen +1 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 281 (30.71%) Scrum
2 271 (29.62%) Java
3 230 (25.14%) Finance
4 169 (18.47%) JavaScript
5 157 (17.16%) SQL
6 150 (16.39%) Web Services
7 135 (14.75%) TDD
8 125 (13.66%) SDLC
9 118 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 116 (12.68%) Linux
11 114 (12.46%) Project Management
12 113 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
13 107 (11.69%) JIRA
14 105 (11.48%) AngularJS
15 103 (11.26%) HTML
16 102 (11.15%) User Experience
17 100 (10.93%) CSS
18 97 (10.60%) Python
18 97 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
19 93 (10.16%) Open Source
20 92 (10.05%) REST
21 90 (9.84%) Kanban
22 89 (9.73%) XML
22 89 (9.73%) Oracle
23 83 (9.07%) BDD
24 82 (8.96%) Spring
25 80 (8.74%) User Stories
26 79 (8.63%) SOA
27 77 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
28 73 (7.98%) Disclosure Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 68 (7.43%) JBoss
2 53 (5.79%) GeoServer
3 48 (5.25%) Node.js
4 25 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.51%) Apache
6 22 (2.40%) CMS
7 20 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.75%) Confluence
9 12 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.20%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.98%) nginx
12 8 (0.87%) Drupal
12 8 (0.87%) MQSeries
12 8 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 7 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (5.46%) MS Visio
2 24 (2.62%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.77%) MS Office
3 7 (0.77%) MS Project
4 5 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.33%) InDesign
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) KANA IQ
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.30%) SaaS
4 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.77%) PaaS
6 6 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.66%) IaaS
7 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.44%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.22%) Heroku
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.70%) HTTP
2 15 (1.64%) DNS
3 12 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.09%) FTP
5 9 (0.98%) DHCP
5 9 (0.98%) LDAP
6 8 (0.87%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.87%) WinSCP
7 6 (0.66%) SAN
7 6 (0.66%) SSL
8 5 (0.55%) Firewall
9 4 (0.44%) LAN
9 4 (0.44%) Skype
10 3 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.33%) PABX
10 3 (0.33%) PBX
10 3 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.33%) WAN
10 3 (0.33%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.43%) GIS
2 64 (6.99%) NoSQL
3 49 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 37 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.50%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 22 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (1.97%) DB2
8 18 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.87%) QGIS
10 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.77%) Big Data
11 7 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.66%) MySQL
12 6 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.55%) Informix
13 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 107 (11.69%) JIRA
2 68 (7.43%) Selenium
3 66 (7.21%) Jenkins
4 65 (7.10%) Maven
5 51 (5.57%) Git (software)
6 44 (4.81%) Cucumber
7 37 (4.04%) Gradle
8 35 (3.83%) Eclipse
8 35 (3.83%) JBehave
9 34 (3.72%) Subversion
10 25 (2.73%) JUnit
11 24 (2.62%) JProfiler
12 22 (2.40%) Hudson
12 22 (2.40%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.86%) gulp
14 16 (1.75%) Artifactory
14 16 (1.75%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.53%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.31%) SoapUI
17 11 (1.20%) Axure RP
General
1 230 (25.14%) Finance
2 71 (7.76%) Banking
3 17 (1.86%) Front Office
4 13 (1.42%) Retail
5 11 (1.20%) Games
5 11 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.20%) Legal
6 9 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 8 (0.87%) Billing
8 7 (0.77%) Marketing
8 7 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.55%) Law
10 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 317 (34.64%) Developer
2 170 (18.58%) Analyst
3 118 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 107 (11.69%) Java Developer
5 87 (9.51%) Architect
6 62 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 46 (5.03%) GIS Developer
8 34 (3.72%) Agile Business Analyst
9 29 (3.17%) Senior Developer
9 29 (3.17%) Test Analyst
10 28 (3.06%) Digital Analyst
10 28 (3.06%) Web Developer
11 27 (2.95%) Designer
11 27 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (2.84%) Consultant
13 24 (2.62%) Digital Business Analyst
14 23 (2.51%) Technical Architect
15 22 (2.40%) .NET Developer
15 22 (2.40%) Data Architect
16 20 (2.19%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (16.39%) Web Services
2 105 (11.48%) AngularJS
3 103 (11.26%) HTML
4 100 (10.93%) CSS
5 92 (10.05%) REST
6 89 (9.73%) XML
7 82 (8.96%) Spring
8 66 (7.21%) PostGIS
9 61 (6.67%) jQuery
10 57 (6.23%) .NET
11 55 (6.01%) Java EE
12 53 (5.79%) SOAP
13 51 (5.57%) J2EE
13 51 (5.57%) OpenLayers
13 51 (5.57%) RESTful
14 45 (4.92%) Leaflet
15 44 (4.81%) HTML5
16 41 (4.48%) Hibernate
17 40 (4.37%) XSLT
18 35 (3.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 102 (11.15%) User Experience
2 77 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.50%) Data Centre
4 25 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.62%) iPad
6 19 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (1.09%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.98%) DataPower
12 9 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.87%) SWIFT
14 6 (0.66%) Animation
14 6 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.66%) Social Media
14 6 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 116 (12.68%) Linux
2 62 (6.78%) Unix
3 41 (4.48%) Windows
4 23 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.40%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.30%) Mac OS X
7 19 (2.08%) Android
8 11 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.66%) AIX
10 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.33%) Solaris
12 2 (0.22%) CentOS
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (30.71%) Scrum
2 135 (14.75%) TDD
3 125 (13.66%) SDLC
4 118 (12.90%) Waterfall
5 114 (12.46%) Project Management
6 113 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 93 (10.16%) Open Source
9 90 (9.84%) Kanban
10 83 (9.07%) BDD
11 80 (8.74%) User Stories
12 79 (8.63%) SOA
13 70 (7.65%) OO
14 64 (6.99%) Enterprise Architecture
15 62 (6.78%) Web Development
16 60 (6.56%) PRINCE2
17 56 (6.12%) Migration
18 53 (5.79%) Software Engineering
19 52 (5.68%) Unit Testing
20 51 (5.57%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 271 (29.62%) Java
2 169 (18.47%) JavaScript
3 157 (17.16%) SQL
4 97 (10.60%) Python
5 71 (7.76%) C#
6 38 (4.15%) Perl
7 26 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.97%) C++
8 18 (1.97%) PHP
9 15 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
10 13 (1.42%) Ruby
11 11 (1.20%) ES6
11 11 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.87%) VBScript
13 7 (0.77%) PHP 5
14 6 (0.66%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.66%) HLSL
14 6 (0.66%) JSX
Qualifications
1 49 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 42 (4.59%) Degree
3 31 (3.39%) ISEB
4 19 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.55%) PMP
8 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.33%) CCNP
8 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.33%) IISP
8 3 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.33%) VCAP
8 3 (0.33%) VCP6
8 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.22%) APMP
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 46 (5.03%) QA
3 14 (1.53%) WCAG
4 13 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.87%) HL7
5 8 (0.87%) SEPA
6 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (2.40%) Docker
2 19 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.44%) vSphere
4 4 (0.44%) XenApp
5 3 (0.33%) Xen
5 3 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.22%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) SRDF
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (3.06%) Ansible
2 18 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.42%) Puppet
3 13 (1.42%) SCCM
4 12 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.33%) vRealize
6 2 (0.22%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.22%) logstash
6 2 (0.22%) Mesos
6 2 (0.22%) Packer
6 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.11%) Graphite
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
7 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 89 (9.73%) Oracle
2 62 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 51 (5.57%) ESRI
4 44 (4.81%) VMware
5 26 (2.84%) HP
5 26 (2.84%) IBM
5 26 (2.84%) ServiceNow
6 21 (2.30%) Remedy
7 17 (1.86%) Sybase
8 14 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.42%) CA
10 12 (1.31%) Cisco
10 12 (1.31%) Citrix
11 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.98%) SAP
13 8 (0.87%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.87%) Nintex
14 7 (0.77%) EMC
15 5 (0.55%) Adobe
15 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
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