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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 402 345 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.60% 12.50% 7.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.86% 16.02% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 200 102
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.38 £38.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.00 £21.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £38.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 222 £375 -6.25% 63
Glasgow +16 107 £350 - 48
Aberdeen +15 16 £450 - 1
West Lothian -1 13 £375 +3.44% 4
Fife - 7 £213 - 1
Stirling -7 5 £388 +8.46% 2
Renfrewshire +10 4 £420 -2.92%
Dundee -9 4 £348 - 3
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £450 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 224 (30.27%) Java
2 206 (27.84%) Finance
3 189 (25.54%) SQL
4 150 (20.27%) TDD
5 149 (20.14%) Scrum
6 140 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 107 (14.46%) HTML
8 104 (14.05%) Banking
9 103 (13.92%) Spring
10 98 (13.24%) CSS
11 91 (12.30%) XML
11 91 (12.30%) UNIX
12 90 (12.16%) Linux
13 87 (11.76%) Oracle
13 87 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 84 (11.35%) Web Services
15 82 (11.08%) OO
16 77 (10.41%) SDLC
17 73 (9.86%) SOA
18 71 (9.59%) Relational Database
19 70 (9.46%) Project Management
20 65 (8.78%) Waterfall
21 59 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
22 58 (7.84%) Software Engineering
23 56 (7.57%) Selenium
23 56 (7.57%) Hibernate
23 56 (7.57%) .NET
23 56 (7.57%) C#
23 56 (7.57%) BDD
24 55 (7.43%) MVC

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (5.14%) JBoss
2 35 (4.73%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.11%) CMS
4 18 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 17 (2.30%) Apache
6 14 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.89%) Node.js
7 11 (1.49%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.81%) Confluence
10 5 (0.68%) SAS
11 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.41%) Drupal
12 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.41%) FileNet
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.27%) PowerExchange
13 2 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (2.16%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.35%) AutoCAD
4 9 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.22%) Siemens NX
5 7 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.68%) CATIA
6 5 (0.68%) MS Office
7 3 (0.41%) MS Project
8 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.16%) Teamcenter
2 10 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (1.35%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (0.68%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.81%) SaaS
2 6 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.14%) GitHub
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.62%) Internet
2 8 (1.08%) HTTP
3 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.68%) Intranet
4 4 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.54%) RNC
4 4 (0.54%) ATM
4 4 (0.54%) GSM
4 4 (0.54%) SDH
4 4 (0.54%) UMTS
4 4 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.27%) Network Security
5 2 (0.27%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.27%) DNS
5 2 (0.27%) SSH
5 2 (0.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.14%) CTI
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.59%) Relational Database
2 48 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 34 (4.59%) RDBMS
4 29 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.38%) DB2
7 17 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.35%) Spotfire
10 10 (1.35%) MySQL
11 9 (1.22%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.81%) PowerCenter
14 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (7.57%) Selenium
2 54 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 52 (7.03%) JUnit
4 51 (6.89%) Maven
5 47 (6.35%) JIRA
6 42 (5.68%) Cucumber
7 34 (4.59%) Ant
8 30 (4.05%) Git (software)
9 29 (3.92%) Hudson
10 27 (3.65%) Eclipse
11 23 (3.11%) WebDriver
12 21 (2.84%) Subversion
13 20 (2.70%) FitNesse
14 17 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.89%) Mockito
16 12 (1.62%) Visual Studio
17 11 (1.49%) CruiseControl
18 10 (1.35%) Gradle
18 10 (1.35%) Artifactory
19 9 (1.22%) PeopleTools
General
1 206 (27.84%) Finance
2 104 (14.05%) Banking
3 24 (3.24%) Retail
4 18 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 14 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.76%) Front Office
6 13 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.08%) Military
8 7 (0.95%) Legal
8 7 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.54%) Publishing
9 4 (0.54%) Games
9 4 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 298 (40.27%) Developer
2 160 (21.62%) Analyst
3 123 (16.62%) Java Developer
4 83 (11.22%) Business Analyst
5 73 (9.86%) Project Manager
6 53 (7.16%) Test Analyst
7 36 (4.86%) Tester
8 32 (4.32%) Senior Developer
9 30 (4.05%) Designer
10 24 (3.24%) Consultant
10 24 (3.24%) Python Developer
11 23 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 23 (3.11%) Architect
12 22 (2.97%) Agile Project Manager
13 19 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
13 19 (2.57%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.43%) Web Developer
15 16 (2.16%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.16%) Agile Business Analyst
16 13 (1.76%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.46%) HTML
2 103 (13.92%) Spring
3 98 (13.24%) CSS
4 91 (12.30%) XML
5 84 (11.35%) Web Services
6 56 (7.57%) .NET
6 56 (7.57%) Hibernate
7 54 (7.30%) RESTful
8 51 (6.89%) jQuery
9 47 (6.35%) HTML5
10 45 (6.08%) J2EE
11 37 (5.00%) JMS
11 37 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.19%) JSP
13 30 (4.05%) ASP.NET
13 30 (4.05%) JSON
14 29 (3.92%) Java EE
15 28 (3.78%) CSS3
16 27 (3.65%) Ajax
17 26 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.95%) User Experience
3 16 (2.16%) W3C
4 15 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.22%) Equities
6 9 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.68%) GIS
10 5 (0.68%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.54%) DTCC
12 3 (0.41%) New Media
12 3 (0.41%) iSeries
12 3 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.30%) UNIX
2 90 (12.16%) Linux
3 32 (4.32%) Windows
4 28 (3.78%) Android
5 23 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.27%) webOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (20.27%) TDD
2 149 (20.14%) Scrum
3 87 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (11.08%) OO
5 77 (10.41%) SDLC
6 73 (9.86%) SOA
7 70 (9.46%) Project Management
8 65 (8.78%) Waterfall
9 58 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 56 (7.57%) BDD
11 55 (7.43%) MVC
12 52 (7.03%) Unit Testing
13 47 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (5.54%) Data Modelling
15 36 (4.86%) UML
16 35 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (4.59%) Test Automation
18 33 (4.46%) Web Development
18 33 (4.46%) Business Analysis
18 33 (4.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 224 (30.27%) Java
2 189 (25.54%) SQL
3 140 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 56 (7.57%) C#
5 46 (6.22%) PL/SQL
6 44 (5.95%) Perl
7 33 (4.46%) Python
8 23 (3.11%) C++
9 19 (2.57%) PHP
10 15 (2.03%) XPath
11 14 (1.89%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.62%) C
13 8 (1.08%) Ada
14 7 (0.95%) Tcl
15 6 (0.81%) PeopleCode
15 6 (0.81%) SQR
16 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.41%) RPG
17 3 (0.41%) RPG IV
17 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (2.97%) ISEB
1 22 (2.97%) Degree
2 21 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.03%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.22%) Sun Certification
5 8 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.27%) MCTS
9 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.41%) QA
2 9 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) DICOM
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) Puppet
2 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.27%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 87 (11.76%) Oracle
2 23 (3.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (2.97%) Sybase
4 18 (2.43%) Informatica
5 16 (2.16%) Adobe
6 14 (1.89%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.49%) HP
8 10 (1.35%) VMware
8 10 (1.35%) Google
8 10 (1.35%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (0.95%) SAP
10 7 (0.95%) webMethods
10 7 (0.95%) Charles River
11 6 (0.81%) IBM
11 6 (0.81%) Sun
12 5 (0.68%) Teradata
12 5 (0.68%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.54%) Veeam
13 4 (0.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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