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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 489 437 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.94% 13.69% 12.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.90% 16.63% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 220 218
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.66%
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
1818 2628 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.56% 82.33% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1365 1174
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 40
Median hourly rate £39.00 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.02% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 +4 303 £388 -0.32% 65
Glasgow +3 127 £375 +7.14% 57
West Lothian +2 21 £329 -16.57% 5
Fife +3 11 £325 +73.33% 1
Dundee 0 6 £205 -8.88% 2
Stirling +5 5 £475 - 2
Inverclyde - 2 £393 -
Aberdeen -6 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 401 (41.04%) Scrum
2 347 (35.52%) Java
3 219 (22.42%) JavaScript
4 217 (22.21%) SQL
5 207 (21.19%) Finance
6 167 (17.09%) Web Services
7 166 (16.99%) TDD
8 160 (16.38%) JIRA
9 157 (16.07%) Python
10 153 (15.66%) HTML
11 141 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
11 141 (14.43%) BDD
12 136 (13.92%) User Experience
13 128 (13.10%) Open Source
13 128 (13.10%) GIS
14 127 (13.00%) AngularJS
15 122 (12.49%) SDLC
16 121 (12.38%) Linux
17 114 (11.67%) PostGIS
18 112 (11.46%) User Stories
18 112 (11.46%) Oracle
19 110 (11.26%) CSS
20 109 (11.16%) Maven
21 106 (10.85%) Kanban
22 104 (10.64%) Jenkins
22 104 (10.64%) XML
23 102 (10.44%) ESRI
24 101 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
25 95 (9.72%) OO
26 94 (9.62%) GeoServer

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 94 (9.62%) GeoServer
2 70 (7.16%) JBoss
3 25 (2.56%) CMS
4 22 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.84%) Apache
5 18 (1.84%) Confluence
6 13 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (0.92%) Drupal
9 9 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.72%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.72%) IIS
11 5 (0.51%) SAS
12 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.41%) WordPress
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.20%) Jetty
14 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (3.99%) MS Visio
2 34 (3.48%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.02%) MS Office
5 9 (0.92%) MS Project
6 4 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.20%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.10%) DOC1
8 1 (0.10%) InDesign
8 1 (0.10%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Sonata
5 3 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.20%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.10%) Endur
7 1 (0.10%) Findur
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Minerva
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.61%) GitHub
3 6 (0.61%) SaaS
4 5 (0.51%) Office 365
4 5 (0.51%) PaaS
5 4 (0.41%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.31%) IaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.20%) Trello
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.72%) Firewall
1 7 (0.72%) Internet
1 7 (0.72%) Intranet
1 7 (0.72%) LAN
1 7 (0.72%) WAN
2 6 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (0.61%) HTTP
2 6 (0.61%) SAN
3 5 (0.51%) DNS
3 5 (0.51%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.41%) LDAP
4 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.31%) DHCP
5 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.31%) SSL
5 3 (0.31%) VXLAN
5 3 (0.31%) Wireless
6 2 (0.20%) BGP
6 2 (0.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.10%) GIS
2 67 (6.86%) Spatial Data
3 57 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 55 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.63%) SQL Server
5 47 (4.81%) Oracle Database
6 37 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 36 (3.68%) DB2
8 31 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.23%) QGIS
11 11 (1.13%) MySQL
12 9 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.82%) Big Data
13 8 (0.82%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.41%) QlikView
15 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 160 (16.38%) JIRA
2 109 (11.16%) Maven
3 104 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 86 (8.80%) Cucumber
5 82 (8.39%) Selenium
6 71 (7.27%) Gradle
7 62 (6.35%) JBehave
8 59 (6.04%) Git (software)
9 57 (5.83%) Subversion
10 47 (4.81%) Artifactory
11 45 (4.61%) JUnit
12 31 (3.17%) Eclipse
13 23 (2.35%) Hudson
14 21 (2.15%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.54%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.43%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.33%) Axure RP
17 13 (1.33%) Bower
18 12 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (21.19%) Finance
2 89 (9.11%) Banking
3 33 (3.38%) Retail
4 23 (2.35%) Front Office
5 15 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.33%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.23%) Legal
8 11 (1.13%) Billing
8 11 (1.13%) Games
9 7 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.61%) Law
10 6 (0.61%) Marketing
11 5 (0.51%) Local Government
11 5 (0.51%) Publishing
12 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.31%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
15 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Electronics
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 411 (42.07%) Developer
2 151 (15.46%) Analyst
3 142 (14.53%) Java Developer
4 85 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 75 (7.68%) Project Manager
6 64 (6.55%) Architect
6 64 (6.55%) GIS Developer
7 53 (5.42%) Web Developer
8 46 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 44 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 43 (4.40%) Data Architect
11 38 (3.89%) Scrum Master
12 30 (3.07%) Consultant
13 29 (2.97%) Agile Business Analyst
14 27 (2.76%) .NET Developer
14 27 (2.76%) Designer
14 27 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
15 25 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
16 23 (2.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (17.09%) Web Services
2 153 (15.66%) HTML
3 127 (13.00%) AngularJS
4 114 (11.67%) PostGIS
5 110 (11.26%) CSS
6 104 (10.64%) XML
7 92 (9.42%) OpenLayers
8 91 (9.31%) Spring
9 86 (8.80%) .NET
9 86 (8.80%) Leaflet
10 82 (8.39%) REST
11 69 (7.06%) Hibernate
12 62 (6.35%) SOAP
13 61 (6.24%) JMS
14 59 (6.04%) jQuery
15 57 (5.83%) Java EE
16 51 (5.22%) HTML5
17 49 (5.02%) XSLT
18 41 (4.20%) ASP.NET
18 41 (4.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.92%) User Experience
2 91 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 18 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
7 17 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 13 (1.33%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 12 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.13%) Performance Metrics
10 11 (1.13%) Visualisation
11 8 (0.82%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.82%) Fixed Income
11 8 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
12 7 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.72%) iPad
13 6 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 121 (12.38%) Linux
2 79 (8.09%) Unix
3 40 (4.09%) Windows
4 35 (3.58%) Android
5 24 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.82%) AIX
11 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (41.04%) Scrum
2 166 (16.99%) TDD
3 141 (14.43%) BDD
3 141 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
4 128 (13.10%) Open Source
5 122 (12.49%) SDLC
6 112 (11.46%) User Stories
7 106 (10.85%) Kanban
8 101 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (9.72%) OO
10 90 (9.21%) Project Management
11 74 (7.57%) Web Development
12 69 (7.06%) SOA
13 62 (6.35%) Software Engineering
13 62 (6.35%) Waterfall
14 61 (6.24%) OOD
14 61 (6.24%) PRINCE2
15 59 (6.04%) DevOps
16 49 (5.02%) Migration
16 49 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 347 (35.52%) Java
2 219 (22.42%) JavaScript
3 217 (22.21%) SQL
4 157 (16.07%) Python
5 88 (9.01%) C#
6 51 (5.22%) Perl
7 39 (3.99%) PL/SQL
8 29 (2.97%) C++
9 23 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
11 14 (1.43%) C
12 13 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.23%) PHP
13 12 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.13%) VBScript
15 9 (0.92%) Ruby
15 9 (0.92%) VB
15 9 (0.92%) VBA
16 8 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (8.90%) Degree
2 23 (2.35%) ISEB
3 20 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.84%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.82%) PMP
7 8 (0.82%) VCP6
7 8 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.61%) VCAP
9 5 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.31%) APMP
11 3 (0.31%) CISSP
12 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.20%) CCNP
12 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 52 (5.32%) QA
3 32 (3.28%) WCAG
4 6 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.20%) WAI
7 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.10%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) SDET
7 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (2.05%) Docker
2 19 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.82%) vSphere
4 5 (0.51%) GeoWebCache
5 2 (0.20%) Dovecot
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) KVM
5 2 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.10%) SRDF
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.10%) Xen
6 1 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 61 (6.24%) Ansible
2 18 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.23%) SCCM
4 9 (0.92%) Puppet
5 6 (0.61%) vRealize
6 5 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.51%) Mesos
6 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.51%) Packer
6 5 (0.51%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.31%) Chronos
7 3 (0.31%) Kibana
7 3 (0.31%) Marathon
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.20%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.20%) Graphite
8 2 (0.20%) Graylog
8 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 112 (11.46%) Oracle
2 102 (10.44%) ESRI
3 60 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 45 (4.61%) VMware
5 36 (3.68%) Sybase
6 23 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 21 (2.15%) IBM
8 20 (2.05%) Cisco
8 20 (2.05%) HP
9 16 (1.64%) Sitecore
10 12 (1.23%) EMC
11 8 (0.82%) Adobe
11 8 (0.82%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.82%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.72%) Twitter
13 6 (0.61%) F5
14 5 (0.51%) Cognos
14 5 (0.51%) Talend
15 4 (0.41%) Apple
15 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Net Talent
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 weeks (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Meraki Talent Ltd
Rate: Competitive daily rate DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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