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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 388 222 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.48% 9.92% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.85% 13.84% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 127 110
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £233 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £35.25 £35.00 £52.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.50 £45.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.90 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 224 £375 +7.14% 63
Glasgow +8 114 £425 +41.66% 57
Stirling +2 14 £425 +1.19% 1
West Lothian -1 12 £375 -6.25% 8
Dundee +1 4 £323 +7.50%
Fife - 2 - -
Midlothian - 1 £400 - 3
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 6
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 322 (41.07%) Java
2 214 (27.30%) Finance
3 171 (21.81%) SQL
4 166 (21.17%) Scrum
5 160 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 150 (19.13%) CSS
7 148 (18.88%) TDD
8 144 (18.37%) HTML
9 129 (16.45%) Banking
10 114 (14.54%) XML
11 112 (14.29%) Oracle
12 110 (14.03%) Spring
13 109 (13.90%) SQL Server
14 97 (12.37%) SOA
15 96 (12.24%) C#
16 92 (11.73%) .NET
17 87 (11.10%) jQuery
18 86 (10.97%) Relational Database
19 80 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
20 77 (9.82%) UNIX
21 75 (9.57%) JBoss
22 74 (9.44%) MVC
23 71 (9.06%) OO
24 70 (8.93%) Linux
24 70 (8.93%) Waterfall
25 69 (8.80%) HTML5
26 60 (7.65%) Hibernate
26 60 (7.65%) Selenium
27 58 (7.40%) Project Management
27 58 (7.40%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 75 (9.57%) JBoss
2 32 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.83%) Tomcat
4 24 (3.06%) CMS
5 19 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.17%) Apache
7 12 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.77%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.64%) IIS
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.38%) Confluence
11 3 (0.38%) nginx
11 3 (0.38%) FileNet
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.26%) Mule
12 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.02%) MS Office
3 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.77%) MS Project
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.26%) IaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Heroku
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.42%) HTTP
2 15 (1.91%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.40%) Internet
4 3 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.38%) ATM
4 3 (0.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.38%) GSM
4 3 (0.38%) SDH
4 3 (0.38%) UMTS
4 3 (0.38%) RNC
5 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) IPv4
6 1 (0.13%) IPv6
6 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.97%) Relational Database
3 33 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (3.83%) RDBMS
5 29 (3.70%) MySQL
6 23 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.93%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.81%) Big Data
8 18 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.28%) DB2
12 9 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.64%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (7.65%) Selenium
2 52 (6.63%) JUnit
3 50 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 39 (4.97%) Git (software)
5 35 (4.46%) Maven
6 30 (3.83%) JIRA
7 29 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 26 (3.32%) Visual Studio
8 26 (3.32%) JProfiler
9 25 (3.19%) Jenkins
10 24 (3.06%) CruiseControl
11 23 (2.93%) FitNesse
12 20 (2.55%) Subversion
12 20 (2.55%) Grunt
13 19 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (2.30%) Ant
15 16 (2.04%) Jasmine
16 14 (1.79%) Mockito
17 11 (1.40%) Mercurial
17 11 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 214 (27.30%) Finance
2 129 (16.45%) Banking
3 20 (2.55%) Retail
4 15 (1.91%) Front Office
4 15 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 8 (1.02%) Marketing
6 8 (1.02%) Back Office
7 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.26%) Publishing
9 2 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 403 (51.40%) Developer
2 172 (21.94%) Java Developer
3 104 (13.27%) Analyst
4 58 (7.40%) Business Analyst
5 46 (5.87%) .NET Developer
6 45 (5.74%) Senior Developer
7 44 (5.61%) Architect
8 42 (5.36%) Designer
9 39 (4.97%) Project Manager
10 36 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (4.21%) Test Analyst
12 31 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 28 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
13 28 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
14 25 (3.19%) Web Developer
15 22 (2.81%) Solutions Designer
16 21 (2.68%) Technical Architect
17 20 (2.55%) Tester
18 19 (2.42%) Android Developer
18 19 (2.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (19.13%) CSS
2 144 (18.37%) HTML
3 114 (14.54%) XML
4 110 (14.03%) Spring
5 92 (11.73%) .NET
6 87 (11.10%) jQuery
7 69 (8.80%) HTML5
8 60 (7.65%) Hibernate
9 58 (7.40%) ASP.NET
10 55 (7.02%) Web Services
10 55 (7.02%) J2EE
11 46 (5.87%) XSLT
11 46 (5.87%) CSS3
12 43 (5.48%) JMS
13 39 (4.97%) Java EE
14 38 (4.85%) Ajax
15 37 (4.72%) JSP
16 35 (4.46%) .NET Framework
17 32 (4.08%) JDBC
18 31 (3.95%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.48%) User Experience
2 38 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.55%) Open Source
6 12 (1.53%) Reference Data
7 10 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (1.15%) Social Media
9 8 (1.02%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.77%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.64%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.64%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.51%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.51%) iSeries
14 3 (0.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.82%) UNIX
2 70 (8.93%) Linux
3 41 (5.23%) Windows
4 36 (4.59%) Android
5 22 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.89%) AIX
6 7 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.51%) Solaris
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (21.17%) Scrum
2 148 (18.88%) TDD
3 97 (12.37%) SOA
4 80 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (9.44%) MVC
6 71 (9.06%) OO
7 70 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 58 (7.40%) Project Management
9 49 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 46 (5.87%) Test Automation
11 39 (4.97%) Web Development
12 37 (4.72%) UML
13 35 (4.46%) Data Modelling
14 33 (4.21%) Mentoring
15 30 (3.83%) BDD
15 30 (3.83%) User Stories
16 25 (3.19%) Pair Programming
16 25 (3.19%) PRINCE2
17 24 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (3.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 322 (41.07%) Java
2 171 (21.81%) SQL
3 160 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 96 (12.24%) C#
5 53 (6.76%) Perl
6 47 (5.99%) PL/SQL
7 33 (4.21%) Python
8 32 (4.08%) Ruby
9 30 (3.83%) PHP
10 29 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 27 (3.44%) C++
12 21 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.55%) Scala
14 18 (2.30%) VBScript
15 7 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
16 6 (0.77%) Groovy
16 6 (0.77%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.51%) XPath
18 4 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 33 (4.21%) Degree
2 12 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.40%) ISEB
3 11 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.89%) Sun Certification
4 7 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) PMP
6 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) APMP
7 1 (0.13%) HND
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) OCA
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.02%) Control-M
1 8 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.13%) Graphite
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 112 (14.29%) Oracle
2 53 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.93%) Sybase
4 10 (1.28%) IBM
5 9 (1.15%) Informatica
5 9 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.77%) Sun
7 5 (0.64%) Twitter
7 5 (0.64%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.64%) HP
7 5 (0.64%) Chordiant
7 5 (0.64%) Genesys
8 4 (0.51%) Google
8 4 (0.51%) CA
8 4 (0.51%) Charles River
9 3 (0.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (0.38%) Pega
9 3 (0.38%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.38%) Adobe
9 3 (0.38%) Cognos
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