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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 341 304 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.71% 12.02% 7.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.33% 16.26% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 208 107
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£375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.75 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £33.50 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 188 £361 -9.68% 64
Glasgow +9 114 £381 +8.92% 41
West Lothian 0 11 £375 +7.14% 1
Stirling -1 5 - - 1
Fife - 5 £331 - 1
Aberdeen +4 3 £375 -46.42% 2
South Lanarkshire - 2 £450 -
Dundee -2 1 - - 5
Renfrewshire - 1 £425 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 223 (32.37%) Java
2 211 (30.62%) Finance
3 188 (27.29%) SQL
4 139 (20.17%) Scrum
5 137 (19.88%) TDD
6 130 (18.87%) JavaScript
7 118 (17.13%) Spring
8 106 (15.38%) Banking
9 103 (14.95%) XML
10 101 (14.66%) CSS
10 101 (14.66%) HTML
11 89 (12.92%) Oracle
12 87 (12.63%) UNIX
13 82 (11.90%) Relational Database
14 77 (11.18%) Linux
14 77 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (10.74%) Web Services
15 74 (10.74%) .NET
16 72 (10.45%) Waterfall
17 70 (10.16%) SQL Server
17 70 (10.16%) Selenium
18 66 (9.58%) OO
19 64 (9.29%) SOA
20 58 (8.42%) C#
21 57 (8.27%) MVC
21 57 (8.27%) BDD
22 56 (8.13%) Hibernate
23 55 (7.98%) Project Management
23 55 (7.98%) Unit Testing
24 54 (7.84%) JUnit

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (5.22%) JBoss
2 28 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.05%) CMS
5 17 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 13 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.31%) Apache
8 8 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.73%) Confluence
10 5 (0.73%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.73%) IIS
11 4 (0.58%) SAS
11 4 (0.58%) FileNet
11 4 (0.58%) Node.js
11 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.58%) nginx
11 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.73%) MS Office
5 3 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.29%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) Agresso
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.02%) SaaS
4 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.89%) HTTP
2 9 (1.31%) Internet
3 7 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.87%) ATM
4 6 (0.87%) Ethernet
4 6 (0.87%) GSM
4 6 (0.87%) SDH
4 6 (0.87%) UMTS
4 6 (0.87%) RNC
4 6 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (0.73%) Intranet
5 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.15%) CTI
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.15%) IPv4
6 1 (0.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 70 (10.16%) SQL Server
3 30 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 24 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (3.05%) DB2
6 18 (2.61%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.74%) MySQL
8 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.58%) Informix
13 4 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (10.16%) Selenium
2 54 (7.84%) JUnit
3 52 (7.55%) JIRA
3 52 (7.55%) Maven
4 46 (6.68%) Jenkins
5 35 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.35%) Ant
7 26 (3.77%) Subversion
8 25 (3.63%) Eclipse
8 25 (3.63%) Git (software)
9 24 (3.48%) WebDriver
10 23 (3.34%) CruiseControl
11 21 (3.05%) FitNesse
12 19 (2.76%) Visual Studio
13 18 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (2.32%) Hudson
15 14 (2.03%) Mockito
16 13 (1.89%) Artifactory
17 10 (1.45%) PeopleTools
18 9 (1.31%) Gradle
General
1 211 (30.62%) Finance
2 106 (15.38%) Banking
3 21 (3.05%) Retail
4 15 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.18%) Retail Banking
5 13 (1.89%) Front Office
6 11 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.02%) Back Office
8 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Military
10 2 (0.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 296 (42.96%) Developer
2 151 (21.92%) Analyst
3 125 (18.14%) Java Developer
4 70 (10.16%) Business Analyst
5 59 (8.56%) Test Analyst
6 57 (8.27%) Project Manager
7 33 (4.79%) Senior Developer
8 31 (4.50%) Tester
9 28 (4.06%) Designer
9 28 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (3.19%) Architect
11 21 (3.05%) .NET Developer
12 20 (2.90%) Solutions Designer
13 18 (2.61%) Front-End Developer
14 17 (2.47%) Agile Project Manager
15 14 (2.03%) Android Developer
16 13 (1.89%) Automation Tester
16 13 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (1.74%) Software Developer
17 12 (1.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.13%) Spring
2 103 (14.95%) XML
3 101 (14.66%) CSS
3 101 (14.66%) HTML
4 74 (10.74%) Web Services
4 74 (10.74%) .NET
5 56 (8.13%) Hibernate
6 53 (7.69%) jQuery
7 52 (7.55%) HTML5
8 45 (6.53%) RESTful
9 44 (6.39%) JMS
10 43 (6.24%) J2EE
11 41 (5.95%) ASP.NET
12 38 (5.52%) JSP
13 36 (5.22%) CSS3
13 36 (5.22%) Ajax
14 35 (5.08%) JSON
15 32 (4.64%) Java EE
16 31 (4.50%) AngularJS
17 28 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.93%) User Experience
3 22 (3.19%) Open Source
4 15 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (1.74%) W3C
5 12 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.31%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.16%) Equities
9 7 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.73%) iSeries
11 4 (0.58%) DTCC
12 3 (0.44%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.44%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.44%) GIS
12 3 (0.44%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 87 (12.63%) UNIX
2 77 (11.18%) Linux
3 34 (4.93%) Windows
4 29 (4.21%) Android
5 15 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (20.17%) Scrum
2 137 (19.88%) TDD
3 77 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (10.45%) Waterfall
5 66 (9.58%) OO
6 64 (9.29%) SOA
7 57 (8.27%) MVC
7 57 (8.27%) BDD
8 55 (7.98%) Project Management
8 55 (7.98%) Unit Testing
9 43 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 38 (5.52%) Test Automation
11 34 (4.93%) Software Engineering
11 34 (4.93%) UML
12 33 (4.79%) Data Modelling
12 33 (4.79%) User Stories
13 27 (3.92%) CRM
13 27 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (3.92%) Mentoring
14 26 (3.77%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 223 (32.37%) Java
2 188 (27.29%) SQL
3 130 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 58 (8.42%) C#
5 45 (6.53%) Perl
5 45 (6.53%) PL/SQL
6 19 (2.76%) PHP
7 15 (2.18%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.18%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.89%) Python
9 10 (1.45%) C++
10 9 (1.31%) XPath
11 7 (1.02%) PeopleCode
11 7 (1.02%) SQR
12 6 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.87%) VBScript
12 6 (0.87%) Ruby
13 5 (0.73%) RPG IV
13 5 (0.73%) Groovy
13 5 (0.73%) Jython
Qualifications
1 20 (2.90%) Degree
2 19 (2.76%) ISEB
3 15 (2.18%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.02%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.29%) PMP
9 2 (0.29%) HND
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) APMP
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.52%) QA
2 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (12.92%) Oracle
2 28 (4.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.34%) Sybase
4 13 (1.89%) Adobe
5 10 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (1.45%) Informatica
6 8 (1.16%) Charles River
6 8 (1.16%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.87%) IBM
7 6 (0.87%) Sun
7 6 (0.87%) Business Objects
7 6 (0.87%) Ericsson
7 6 (0.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (0.73%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.73%) Teradata
8 5 (0.73%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.58%) HP
9 4 (0.58%) VMware
9 4 (0.58%) Google
9 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee, Angus
TEKsystems
Rate: £325.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £300 - £320 per day all inclusive
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
First Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day Based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £225.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + possible home working 2-3 days per week
Posted: 17 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago