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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 480 432 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.44% 13.19% 12.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.95% 16.11% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 198 198
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 1
Median hourly rate £44.88 £50.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Agile Software Development
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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
1850 2681 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 81.84% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1400 1155
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 61 30
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 302 £375 -3.22% 38
Glasgow +4 127 £383 +17.33% 27
West Lothian +3 19 £332 -11.53% 5
Dundee +3 7 £225 -21.39% 1
Fife +2 6 £325 +73.33%
Stirling +3 3 £475 +22.50% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £393 -
Aberdeen -4 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £350 -
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 356 (39.25%) Scrum
2 309 (34.07%) Java
3 205 (22.60%) Finance
4 195 (21.50%) SQL
5 193 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 149 (16.43%) Web Services
7 141 (15.55%) Python
7 141 (15.55%) JIRA
8 136 (14.99%) TDD
9 132 (14.55%) HTML
10 131 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
11 121 (13.34%) User Experience
12 120 (13.23%) Open Source
13 119 (13.12%) Linux
14 115 (12.68%) BDD
15 114 (12.57%) SDLC
16 113 (12.46%) GIS
17 109 (12.02%) AngularJS
18 106 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 104 (11.47%) Oracle
20 103 (11.36%) Jenkins
20 103 (11.36%) PostGIS
21 101 (11.14%) Kanban
22 100 (11.03%) Maven
23 98 (10.80%) CSS
24 94 (10.36%) XML
25 92 (10.14%) Spring
26 90 (9.92%) ESRI
26 90 (9.92%) User Stories
27 88 (9.70%) Project Management

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 83 (9.15%) GeoServer
2 69 (7.61%) JBoss
3 22 (2.43%) Tomcat
4 21 (2.32%) CMS
5 17 (1.87%) Apache
5 17 (1.87%) Confluence
6 12 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 11 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.88%) Drupal
8 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.77%) ArcGIS
9 7 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.77%) IIS
10 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.33%) SAS
12 2 (0.22%) Jetty
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (4.19%) MS Visio
2 31 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.99%) MS Office
5 7 (0.77%) MS Project
6 4 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) DOC1
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.32%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.99%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.33%) Sonata
4 3 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.22%) KANA IQ
5 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.10%) SaaS
4 6 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.66%) PaaS
5 5 (0.55%) Office 365
6 4 (0.44%) IaaS
6 4 (0.44%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
7 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.22%) Trello
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.88%) HTTP
2 7 (0.77%) Internet
2 7 (0.77%) Intranet
3 6 (0.66%) Firewall
3 6 (0.66%) LAN
3 6 (0.66%) WAN
4 5 (0.55%) DNS
4 5 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (0.55%) LDAP
4 5 (0.55%) SAN
4 5 (0.55%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.44%) SSL
6 3 (0.33%) DHCP
6 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.33%) VXLAN
6 3 (0.33%) Wireless
7 2 (0.22%) OSPF
7 2 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (12.46%) GIS
2 60 (6.62%) Spatial Data
3 54 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 43 (4.74%) SQL Server
6 40 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 38 (4.19%) RDBMS
8 37 (4.08%) DB2
9 31 (3.42%) MongoDB
10 27 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.43%) QGIS
12 10 (1.10%) Big Data
12 10 (1.10%) MySQL
12 10 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.88%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.44%) QlikView
16 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.33%) MS Access
16 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 141 (15.55%) JIRA
2 103 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 100 (11.03%) Maven
4 73 (8.05%) Selenium
5 72 (7.94%) Cucumber
6 59 (6.50%) Gradle
7 56 (6.17%) Git (software)
7 56 (6.17%) Subversion
8 53 (5.84%) JBehave
9 42 (4.63%) Artifactory
9 42 (4.63%) JUnit
10 29 (3.20%) Eclipse
11 24 (2.65%) Hudson
12 18 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.43%) Visual Studio
14 12 (1.32%) Bower
14 12 (1.32%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.21%) Axure RP
15 11 (1.21%) TeamCity
16 10 (1.10%) Jasmine
General
1 205 (22.60%) Finance
2 84 (9.26%) Banking
3 29 (3.20%) Retail
4 22 (2.43%) Front Office
5 14 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.43%) Games
6 13 (1.43%) Legal
6 13 (1.43%) Retail Banking
7 9 (0.99%) 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%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 2 (0.22%) Electronics
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 354 (39.03%) Developer
2 151 (16.65%) Analyst
3 130 (14.33%) Java Developer
4 93 (10.25%) Business Analyst
5 76 (8.38%) Project Manager
6 59 (6.50%) Architect
7 56 (6.17%) GIS Developer
8 42 (4.63%) Web Developer
9 39 (4.30%) Data Architect
10 38 (4.19%) Scrum Master
10 38 (4.19%) Test Analyst
11 34 (3.75%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.31%) Consultant
13 25 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
13 25 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (2.32%) Designer
14 21 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (2.32%) Software Engineer
15 20 (2.21%) .NET Developer
16 18 (1.98%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (16.43%) Web Services
2 132 (14.55%) HTML
3 109 (12.02%) AngularJS
4 103 (11.36%) PostGIS
5 98 (10.80%) CSS
6 94 (10.36%) XML
7 92 (10.14%) Spring
8 80 (8.82%) OpenLayers
9 77 (8.49%) REST
10 74 (8.16%) Leaflet
11 68 (7.50%) Hibernate
12 65 (7.17%) .NET
13 57 (6.28%) Java EE
13 57 (6.28%) SOAP
14 54 (5.95%) JMS
15 51 (5.62%) jQuery
16 46 (5.07%) XSLT
17 43 (4.74%) Node.js
18 42 (4.63%) HTML5
19 37 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 121 (13.34%) User Experience
2 87 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 18 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 14 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 14 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.43%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.21%) Data Integration
9 11 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 9 (0.99%) iPad
11 8 (0.88%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.66%) Derivative
12 6 (0.66%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.12%) Linux
2 76 (8.38%) Unix
3 39 (4.30%) Windows
4 23 (2.54%) Android
5 22 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.88%) AIX
11 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (39.25%) Scrum
2 136 (14.99%) TDD
3 131 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (13.23%) Open Source
5 115 (12.68%) BDD
6 114 (12.57%) SDLC
7 106 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 101 (11.14%) Kanban
9 90 (9.92%) User Stories
10 88 (9.70%) Project Management
11 83 (9.15%) OO
12 68 (7.50%) Waterfall
13 65 (7.17%) OOD
13 65 (7.17%) SOA
14 63 (6.95%) PRINCE2
14 63 (6.95%) Web Development
15 60 (6.62%) DevOps
16 59 (6.50%) Software Engineering
17 53 (5.84%) Migration
18 47 (5.18%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 309 (34.07%) Java
2 195 (21.50%) SQL
3 193 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 141 (15.55%) Python
5 68 (7.50%) C#
6 51 (5.62%) Perl
7 32 (3.53%) PL/SQL
8 23 (2.54%) C++
9 22 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.76%) CoffeeScript
11 16 (1.76%) PHP
12 13 (1.43%) C
13 12 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.32%) Ruby
14 11 (1.21%) VBScript
15 9 (0.99%) VB
15 9 (0.99%) VBA
16 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 74 (8.16%) Degree
2 23 (2.54%) ISEB
3 20 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.76%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.88%) PMP
7 8 (0.88%) VCP6
7 8 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.66%) VCAP
9 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.44%) APMP
10 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.33%) CISSP
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 51 (5.62%) QA
3 30 (3.31%) WCAG
4 9 (0.99%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.22%) WAI
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (2.43%) Docker
2 20 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.88%) vSphere
4 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.55%) GeoWebCache
6 2 (0.22%) Dovecot
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.22%) KVM
6 2 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) SRDF
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 56 (6.17%) Ansible
2 16 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.32%) SCCM
4 10 (1.10%) Puppet
5 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.66%) vRealize
6 5 (0.55%) Mesos
6 5 (0.55%) Packer
6 5 (0.55%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.33%) Chronos
8 3 (0.33%) Kibana
8 3 (0.33%) Marathon
9 2 (0.22%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.22%) Fluentd
9 2 (0.22%) Graphite
9 2 (0.22%) Graylog
9 2 (0.22%) rkt
9 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 104 (11.47%) Oracle
2 90 (9.92%) ESRI
3 51 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 46 (5.07%) VMware
5 36 (3.97%) Sybase
6 22 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.09%) HP
8 18 (1.98%) Cisco
8 18 (1.98%) IBM
9 16 (1.76%) Sitecore
10 11 (1.21%) EMC
10 11 (1.21%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.66%) Adobe
11 6 (0.66%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.55%) Cognos
12 5 (0.55%) F5
12 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.55%) Talend
12 5 (0.55%) Twitter
13 4 (0.44%) Splunk
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