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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 495 407 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.00% 12.72% 12.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.06% 15.61% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 202 200
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £44.88 £40.38 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.13% +6.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
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
2057 2607 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.11% 81.47% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1321 1158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 36
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 +3 310 £385 +2.66% 47
Glasgow +2 138 £375 +11.11% 45
Dundee +9 11 £225 -35.25% 1
West Lothian +7 10 £378 +0.66% 4
Stirling +6 5 £475 +22.50% 2
Fife +3 3 £325 +52.94% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £393 -
Aberdeen -8 1 - -
Renfrewshire -17 1 £295 -29.76% 1
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 1
Angus - 1 £95 -
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 342 (36.89%) Scrum
2 299 (32.25%) Java
3 206 (22.22%) Finance
4 203 (21.90%) SQL
5 191 (20.60%) JavaScript
6 141 (15.21%) Web Services
7 136 (14.67%) TDD
8 132 (14.24%) Python
8 132 (14.24%) HTML
9 131 (14.13%) Linux
10 127 (13.70%) JIRA
11 122 (13.16%) User Experience
12 116 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
13 115 (12.41%) SDLC
14 110 (11.87%) Open Source
15 109 (11.76%) BDD
15 109 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 108 (11.65%) GIS
17 107 (11.54%) AngularJS
18 105 (11.33%) CSS
19 104 (11.22%) Oracle
20 103 (11.11%) Kanban
21 99 (10.68%) Jenkins
22 97 (10.46%) PostGIS
23 96 (10.36%) Project Management
24 86 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
25 84 (9.06%) Spring
26 83 (8.95%) Maven
26 83 (8.95%) Banking
26 83 (8.95%) ESRI

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 77 (8.31%) GeoServer
2 58 (6.26%) JBoss
3 20 (2.16%) CMS
4 18 (1.94%) Confluence
4 18 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.83%) Apache
6 12 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (0.97%) Drupal
8 9 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.86%) IIS
9 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.76%) ArcGIS
10 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.54%) SAS
13 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 41 (4.42%) MS Visio
2 32 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.86%) MS Office
5 7 (0.76%) MS Project
6 4 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.32%) Sonata
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%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.62%) SaaS
4 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.65%) PaaS
6 4 (0.43%) IaaS
6 4 (0.43%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.22%) GitHub
8 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.22%) Heroku
8 2 (0.22%) Trello
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.83%) HTTP
2 8 (0.86%) DNS
2 8 (0.86%) Internet
3 6 (0.65%) Firewall
4 5 (0.54%) DHCP
4 5 (0.54%) LAN
4 5 (0.54%) LDAP
4 5 (0.54%) SAN
4 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.43%) Skype
5 4 (0.43%) SSL
5 4 (0.43%) WAN
6 3 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.32%) Intranet
6 3 (0.32%) PABX
6 3 (0.32%) PBX
7 2 (0.22%) ATM
7 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.65%) GIS
2 64 (6.90%) Spatial Data
3 58 (6.26%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 50 (5.39%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 36 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 35 (3.78%) DB2
8 35 (3.78%) RDBMS
9 29 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.51%) QGIS
11 13 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.08%) Big Data
12 10 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.97%) MySQL
14 6 (0.65%) MarkLogic
15 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 127 (13.70%) JIRA
2 99 (10.68%) Jenkins
3 83 (8.95%) Maven
4 72 (7.77%) Selenium
5 69 (7.44%) Cucumber
6 58 (6.26%) Git (software)
7 54 (5.83%) Gradle
8 50 (5.39%) JBehave
9 49 (5.29%) Subversion
10 39 (4.21%) JUnit
11 36 (3.88%) Artifactory
12 26 (2.80%) Hudson
13 23 (2.48%) Eclipse
14 20 (2.16%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.83%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.40%) Bower
17 10 (1.08%) Jasmine
17 10 (1.08%) SoapUI
17 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
18 9 (0.97%) Axure RP
General
1 206 (22.22%) Finance
2 83 (8.95%) Banking
3 24 (2.59%) Retail
4 22 (2.37%) Front Office
5 15 (1.62%) Games
6 14 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.40%) Legal
7 13 (1.40%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.76%) Billing
8 7 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.65%) Marketing
10 4 (0.43%) Law
11 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.32%) Publishing
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 345 (37.22%) Developer
2 158 (17.04%) Analyst
3 115 (12.41%) Java Developer
4 102 (11.00%) Business Analyst
5 78 (8.41%) Project Manager
6 68 (7.34%) Architect
7 56 (6.04%) GIS Developer
8 38 (4.10%) Scrum Master
8 38 (4.10%) Senior Developer
8 38 (4.10%) Web Developer
9 35 (3.78%) Data Architect
10 34 (3.67%) Test Analyst
11 27 (2.91%) Agile Business Analyst
12 25 (2.70%) Consultant
13 24 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (2.37%) .NET Developer
15 22 (2.37%) Digital Analyst
16 21 (2.27%) Technical Architect
17 20 (2.16%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (15.21%) Web Services
2 132 (14.24%) HTML
3 107 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 105 (11.33%) CSS
5 97 (10.46%) PostGIS
6 84 (9.06%) Spring
7 83 (8.95%) XML
8 79 (8.52%) REST
9 75 (8.09%) .NET
10 73 (7.87%) OpenLayers
11 67 (7.23%) Leaflet
12 55 (5.93%) jQuery
13 54 (5.83%) Hibernate
14 47 (5.07%) Java EE
14 47 (5.07%) SOAP
15 46 (4.96%) Node.js
16 44 (4.75%) HTML5
17 40 (4.31%) JMS
18 38 (4.10%) RESTful
19 34 (3.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.16%) User Experience
2 86 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 17 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (1.73%) Algorithms
7 15 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.08%) iPad
9 10 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 8 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (0.76%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.65%) Derivative
13 6 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 131 (14.13%) Linux
2 79 (8.52%) Unix
3 40 (4.31%) Windows
4 27 (2.91%) Android
5 25 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.83%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.19%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.65%) AIX
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (36.89%) Scrum
2 136 (14.67%) TDD
3 116 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (12.41%) SDLC
5 110 (11.87%) Open Source
6 109 (11.76%) BDD
6 109 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 103 (11.11%) Kanban
8 96 (10.36%) Project Management
9 81 (8.74%) OO
9 81 (8.74%) User Stories
10 80 (8.63%) Waterfall
11 71 (7.66%) PRINCE2
12 70 (7.55%) OOD
13 66 (7.12%) Web Development
14 58 (6.26%) DevOps
15 56 (6.04%) Software Engineering
16 52 (5.61%) SOA
17 50 (5.39%) Migration
18 49 (5.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 299 (32.25%) Java
2 203 (21.90%) SQL
3 191 (20.60%) JavaScript
4 132 (14.24%) Python
5 76 (8.20%) C#
6 51 (5.50%) Perl
7 35 (3.78%) PL/SQL
8 25 (2.70%) C++
9 20 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.05%) PHP
11 17 (1.83%) CoffeeScript
11 17 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.51%) Ruby
13 12 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.19%) VBScript
15 9 (0.97%) C
16 8 (0.86%) VB
16 8 (0.86%) VBA
17 6 (0.65%) GLSL
17 6 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (7.23%) Degree
2 28 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.37%) ISEB
4 19 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 13 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.86%) PMP
8 6 (0.65%) VCAP
8 6 (0.65%) VCP6
8 6 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.43%) APMP
10 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.32%) CCNP
11 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.32%) CISSP
12 2 (0.22%) MCSE
12 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 46 (4.96%) QA
3 30 (3.24%) WCAG
4 11 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.22%) HL7
7 2 (0.22%) SEPA
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 24 (2.59%) Docker
2 19 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.76%) vSphere
5 5 (0.54%) GeoWebCache
6 4 (0.43%) XenApp
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.22%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.22%) KVM
8 2 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) SRDF
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (5.72%) Ansible
2 15 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (1.40%) SCCM
4 10 (1.08%) Puppet
5 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.65%) vRealize
7 5 (0.54%) Mesos
7 5 (0.54%) Packer
8 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.32%) Chronos
9 3 (0.32%) Marathon
10 2 (0.22%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.22%) Graphite
10 2 (0.22%) Kibana
10 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.22%) logstash
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.22%) rkt
10 2 (0.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 104 (11.22%) Oracle
2 83 (8.95%) ESRI
3 58 (6.26%) Microsoft
4 44 (4.75%) VMware
5 34 (3.67%) Sybase
6 17 (1.83%) HP
6 17 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.73%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.62%) IBM
9 13 (1.40%) Cisco
9 13 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.08%) EMC
11 9 (0.97%) Citrix
12 7 (0.76%) Remedy
12 7 (0.76%) SAP
13 6 (0.65%) Adobe
13 6 (0.65%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.65%) Cognos
13 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.54%) Talend
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