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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 20 29 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 195 107 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.98% 4.35% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.11% 6.16% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 54 46
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £418 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+40.24% +13.88%
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
2140 1736 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.59% 70.51% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 871 867
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 72
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.00 £35.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +20 130 £400 +14.28% 23
Glasgow -6 47 £388 +10.71% 28
West Lothian +3 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Stirling - 4 £413 - 2
Dundee -1 3 £275 +37.50% 1
Aberdeen +9 2 £401 +23.46% 2
Fife - - - - 3
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
Highlands - - - - 1
Scottish Borders - - - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 155 (40.26%) Java
2 87 (22.60%) Scrum
3 85 (22.08%) XML
4 83 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 77 (20.00%) CSS
6 73 (18.96%) HTML
7 71 (18.44%) Project Management
7 71 (18.44%) Finance
8 67 (17.40%) Oracle
9 62 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (15.84%) TDD
11 55 (14.29%) Spring
12 53 (13.77%) SQL
13 52 (13.51%) Relational Database
14 50 (12.99%) Linux
15 47 (12.21%) JBoss
15 47 (12.21%) Unit Testing
16 46 (11.95%) Waterfall
17 42 (10.91%) Web Services
18 40 (10.39%) SOA
19 38 (9.87%) C#
19 38 (9.87%) MVC
20 37 (9.61%) OO
21 36 (9.35%) HTML5
22 35 (9.09%) JSON
23 34 (8.83%) Selenium
23 34 (8.83%) UNIX
23 34 (8.83%) J2EE
24 33 (8.57%) XSLT
24 33 (8.57%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 19 (4.94%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.42%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.56%) Confluence
4 5 (1.30%) CMS
4 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.04%) Apache
6 3 (0.78%) IIS
6 3 (0.78%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) FileNet
8 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.26%) Mule
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (3.12%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.56%) MS Office
2 6 (1.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.04%) assyst
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.05%) HTTP
2 12 (3.12%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (2.08%) Internet
3 8 (2.08%) Firewall
3 8 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.04%) SSL
4 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.04%) Network Security
5 3 (0.78%) Intranet
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.23%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.82%) MySQL
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.04%) DB2
7 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 34 (8.83%) Selenium
2 32 (8.31%) Maven
3 25 (6.49%) Subversion
4 22 (5.71%) JUnit
5 20 (5.19%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.42%) CruiseControl
7 16 (4.16%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.16%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.86%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.60%) Git (software)
10 9 (2.34%) JProfiler
10 9 (2.34%) JIRA
11 8 (2.08%) Hudson
11 8 (2.08%) QUnit
12 7 (1.82%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.56%) NetBeans
14 5 (1.30%) FitNesse
14 5 (1.30%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.30%) RSpec
General
1 71 (18.44%) Finance
2 29 (7.53%) Banking
3 18 (4.68%) Retail
4 10 (2.60%) Marketing
5 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.04%) Advertising
6 4 (1.04%) Games
6 4 (1.04%) Front Office
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
7 3 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (43.12%) Developer
2 80 (20.78%) Java Developer
3 71 (18.44%) Analyst
4 45 (11.69%) Business Analyst
5 30 (7.79%) ScrumMaster
6 24 (6.23%) Project Manager
7 15 (3.90%) Technical Leader
8 14 (3.64%) Consultant
8 14 (3.64%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.38%) Test Analyst
9 13 (3.38%) Web Developer
9 13 (3.38%) Front-End Developer
10 12 (3.12%) Software Engineer
11 10 (2.60%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.34%) CLAS Consultant
12 9 (2.34%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
13 8 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.08%) Architect
13 8 (2.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (22.08%) XML
2 77 (20.00%) CSS
3 73 (18.96%) HTML
4 55 (14.29%) Spring
5 42 (10.91%) Web Services
6 36 (9.35%) HTML5
7 35 (9.09%) JSON
8 34 (8.83%) J2EE
9 33 (8.57%) XSLT
9 33 (8.57%) CSS3
10 32 (8.31%) JSP
11 30 (7.79%) SOAP
11 30 (7.79%) JMS
11 30 (7.79%) Ajax
12 28 (7.27%) .NET
13 26 (6.75%) iBATIS
14 25 (6.49%) Spring MVC
14 25 (6.49%) jQuery
15 24 (6.23%) REST
15 24 (6.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.23%) Open Source
2 13 (3.38%) FMCG
3 9 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.82%) GIS
4 7 (1.82%) CESG
4 7 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.04%) Social Media
7 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.78%) Derivative
7 3 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.99%) Linux
2 34 (8.83%) UNIX
3 28 (7.27%) Mac OS X
4 27 (7.01%) Windows
5 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.82%) Solaris
6 5 (1.30%) AIX
7 4 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (22.60%) Scrum
2 71 (18.44%) Project Management
3 62 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (15.84%) TDD
5 47 (12.21%) Unit Testing
6 46 (11.95%) Waterfall
7 40 (10.39%) SOA
8 38 (9.87%) MVC
9 37 (9.61%) OO
10 33 (8.57%) Web Development
11 28 (7.27%) Data Modelling
12 27 (7.01%) UML
13 24 (6.23%) Workflow
14 23 (5.97%) User Stories
15 21 (5.45%) DSDM
15 21 (5.45%) Release Management
16 20 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (4.94%) Mentoring
17 19 (4.94%) Use Case
18 18 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 155 (40.26%) Java
2 83 (21.56%) JavaScript
3 53 (13.77%) SQL
4 38 (9.87%) C#
5 24 (6.23%) Perl
6 20 (5.19%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.42%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.08%) PHP
8 8 (2.08%) Ruby
9 7 (1.82%) C++
10 5 (1.30%) VBA
10 5 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.78%) Python
13 2 (0.52%) VBScript
13 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.26%) Clojure
14 1 (0.26%) Scala
14 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (1.82%) Degree
2 6 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.78%) ISEB
5 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.82%) GPG13
2 6 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Capistrano
2 4 (1.04%) Puppet
2 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.26%) StatsD
Vendors
1 67 (17.40%) Oracle
2 47 (12.21%) JBoss
3 17 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.34%) Sybase
5 5 (1.30%) IBM
6 4 (1.04%) Informatica
6 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.04%) Charles River
6 4 (1.04%) Serena
7 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.78%) Chordiant
7 3 (0.78%) Genesys
7 3 (0.78%) CA
7 3 (0.78%) Twitter
8 2 (0.52%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.52%) HP
8 2 (0.52%) Teradata
9 1 (0.26%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.26%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
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