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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 436 330 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.29% 12.05% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.75% 15.33% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 183 111
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£380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 - £26.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £37.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 235 £389 -2.81% 59
Glasgow +11 122 £326 -13.20% 63
West Lothian +3 22 £375 -11.76% 1
Aberdeen +14 16 £450 +33.33% 5
Renfrewshire +16 9 £408 -5.81%
Fife - 8 £188 - 2
Dundee -4 6 £225 -18.18% 6
North Lanarkshire - 6 - -
Stirling +4 4 £388 +8.46% 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 232 (30.37%) Finance
2 213 (27.88%) Java
3 181 (23.69%) SQL
4 157 (20.55%) Scrum
5 137 (17.93%) TDD
6 132 (17.28%) JavaScript
7 109 (14.27%) Banking
8 101 (13.22%) HTML
9 91 (11.91%) CSS
10 85 (11.13%) Spring
11 83 (10.86%) SDLC
12 81 (10.60%) UNIX
12 81 (10.60%) Linux
12 81 (10.60%) OO
13 79 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (10.08%) Web Services
15 76 (9.95%) Project Management
16 74 (9.69%) Oracle
17 71 (9.29%) C#
18 67 (8.77%) XML
18 67 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
19 65 (8.51%) Waterfall
20 64 (8.38%) .NET
21 61 (7.98%) Relational Database
22 59 (7.72%) SOA
22 59 (7.72%) MVC
22 59 (7.72%) Software Engineering
23 56 (7.33%) BDD
24 53 (6.94%) User Experience
24 53 (6.94%) SQL Server

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.71%) JBoss
2 34 (4.45%) Tomcat
3 27 (3.53%) CMS
4 19 (2.49%) Apache
5 16 (2.09%) Node.js
5 16 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.79%) SAS
8 5 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.65%) Confluence
9 4 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.39%) Drupal
11 2 (0.26%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.26%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (2.88%) MS Visio
2 13 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.57%) MS Office
4 9 (1.18%) AutoCAD
4 9 (1.18%) Siemens NX
5 6 (0.79%) MS Project
6 5 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.65%) CATIA
7 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (2.23%) Teamcenter
2 11 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (1.31%) TIBCO iProcess
3 10 (1.31%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.65%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Agresso
7 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.39%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.57%) Internet
2 8 (1.05%) HTTP
3 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.26%) WAN
5 2 (0.26%) DHCP
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) SSH
5 2 (0.26%) Network Security
5 2 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.13%) CTI
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.98%) Relational Database
2 53 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 30 (3.93%) RDBMS
4 24 (3.14%) DB2
4 24 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.31%) Spotfire
8 10 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.18%) PowerCenter
10 8 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.92%) MySQL
12 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.52%) Big Data
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 53 (6.94%) Selenium
2 49 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 48 (6.28%) JUnit
4 46 (6.02%) JIRA
5 42 (5.50%) Maven
6 40 (5.24%) Cucumber
7 34 (4.45%) Git (software)
8 31 (4.06%) Hudson
9 29 (3.80%) Ant
10 23 (3.01%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.75%) WebDriver
12 18 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (2.09%) Visual Studio
14 15 (1.96%) FitNesse
14 15 (1.96%) Subversion
15 13 (1.70%) Gradle
16 12 (1.57%) Mockito
17 11 (1.44%) CruiseControl
18 10 (1.31%) PeopleTools
18 10 (1.31%) Axure RP
General
1 232 (30.37%) Finance
2 109 (14.27%) Banking
3 26 (3.40%) Retail
4 16 (2.09%) Front Office
4 16 (2.09%) Retail Banking
5 15 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 15 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.57%) Legal
8 9 (1.18%) Military
9 8 (1.05%) Marketing
10 5 (0.65%) Games
11 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
12 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 302 (39.53%) Developer
2 174 (22.77%) Analyst
3 114 (14.92%) Java Developer
4 86 (11.26%) Business Analyst
5 75 (9.82%) Project Manager
6 58 (7.59%) Test Analyst
7 34 (4.45%) Tester
8 33 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 28 (3.66%) .NET Developer
10 27 (3.53%) Consultant
11 25 (3.27%) Architect
12 24 (3.14%) Python Developer
13 22 (2.88%) Designer
14 20 (2.62%) Agile Project Manager
14 20 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (2.49%) Web Developer
15 19 (2.49%) Front-End Developer
16 18 (2.36%) Software Engineer
17 15 (1.96%) C# Developer
18 14 (1.83%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (13.22%) HTML
2 91 (11.91%) CSS
3 85 (11.13%) Spring
4 77 (10.08%) Web Services
5 67 (8.77%) XML
6 64 (8.38%) .NET
7 44 (5.76%) RESTful
8 43 (5.63%) HTML5
8 43 (5.63%) Hibernate
9 38 (4.97%) J2EE
9 38 (4.97%) jQuery
10 35 (4.58%) JMS
11 34 (4.45%) ASP.NET
11 34 (4.45%) AngularJS
12 27 (3.53%) CSS3
13 26 (3.40%) JSP
13 26 (3.40%) XSLT
14 25 (3.27%) REST
15 24 (3.14%) JSON
16 22 (2.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.94%) User Experience
3 16 (2.09%) W3C
4 12 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.31%) Data Centre
5 10 (1.31%) Equities
5 10 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.05%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.05%) Fat Client
8 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.65%) Statistics
11 4 (0.52%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.52%) DTCC
11 4 (0.52%) GIS
11 4 (0.52%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.60%) UNIX
1 81 (10.60%) Linux
2 39 (5.10%) Windows
3 29 (3.80%) Android
4 25 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.26%) webOS
8 1 (0.13%) OS/400
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (20.55%) Scrum
2 137 (17.93%) TDD
3 83 (10.86%) SDLC
4 81 (10.60%) OO
5 79 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (9.95%) Project Management
7 65 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 59 (7.72%) MVC
8 59 (7.72%) SOA
8 59 (7.72%) Software Engineering
9 56 (7.33%) BDD
10 51 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 49 (6.41%) Unit Testing
11 49 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (5.89%) Data Modelling
13 37 (4.84%) UML
13 37 (4.84%) Test Automation
14 36 (4.71%) Workflow
14 36 (4.71%) Analytics
15 34 (4.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (27.88%) Java
2 181 (23.69%) SQL
3 132 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 71 (9.29%) C#
5 47 (6.15%) Perl
6 38 (4.97%) PL/SQL
6 38 (4.97%) Python
7 28 (3.66%) C++
8 19 (2.49%) PHP
9 17 (2.23%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.57%) C
11 11 (1.44%) XPath
12 9 (1.18%) Ada
13 7 (0.92%) Tcl
13 7 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.79%) PeopleCode
14 6 (0.79%) SQR
15 4 (0.52%) VBA
15 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 30 (3.93%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.80%) ISEB
3 23 (3.01%) ISTQB
4 21 (2.75%) Degree
5 9 (1.18%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.26%) MCTS
11 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.37%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) EMIR
3 1 (0.13%) DICOM
3 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Firmware
3 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Puppet
2 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 74 (9.69%) Oracle
2 29 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.88%) Sybase
4 20 (2.62%) Informatica
5 17 (2.23%) TIBCO
6 15 (1.96%) Adobe
7 10 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (1.31%) VMware
8 9 (1.18%) Google
8 9 (1.18%) SAP
8 9 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.18%) HP
9 7 (0.92%) webMethods
10 6 (0.79%) Cognos
10 6 (0.79%) Sun
11 5 (0.65%) IBM
11 5 (0.65%) Teradata
12 4 (0.52%) Charles River
12 4 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.52%) Veeam
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Be-IT Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Parity Professsionals
Rate: excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent day rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Rate: £250.00 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southern Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago