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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Scotland
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 445 495 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.84% 19.19% 12.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.80% 23.22% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 251 204
Median daily rate £400 £385 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%

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
1445 2132 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.91% 82.67% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1148 1256
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +1 247 £425 +6.25% 55
Glasgow +1 132 £375 +15.38% 34
West Lothian +3 30 £375 -6.25% 5
Fife +6 12 £265 - 2
Moray - 12 £338 -
Aberdeen -7 5 - - 2
Stirling +5 3 £450 +13.92%
Renfrewshire +16 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £325 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 319 (35.48%) Scrum
2 306 (34.04%) Java
3 212 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 186 (20.69%) Finance
5 181 (20.13%) SQL
6 170 (18.91%) HTML
7 167 (18.58%) TDD
8 154 (17.13%) BDD
9 145 (16.13%) CSS
10 128 (14.24%) AngularJS
11 119 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
12 110 (12.24%) Web Services
13 109 (12.12%) Python
14 106 (11.79%) JIRA
15 103 (11.46%) Selenium
16 100 (11.12%) Jenkins
17 97 (10.79%) Project Management
18 96 (10.68%) Cucumber
19 90 (10.01%) Kanban
20 89 (9.90%) .NET
21 87 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
22 86 (9.57%) User Experience
22 86 (9.57%) Microsoft
23 85 (9.45%) User Stories
24 83 (9.23%) C#
25 80 (8.90%) Oracle
26 77 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
27 76 (8.45%) Maven
27 76 (8.45%) HTML5
28 75 (8.34%) Git (software)

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 36 (4.00%) JBoss
2 32 (3.56%) GeoServer
3 21 (2.34%) CMS
4 18 (2.00%) Confluence
5 17 (1.89%) Apache
6 15 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.89%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.67%) IIS
10 6 (0.67%) SAS
11 4 (0.44%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.33%) Jadu
12 3 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.22%) MS Project
3 12 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.78%) MS Office
5 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.33%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.22%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.56%) Sonata
5 4 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.33%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) Endur
8 1 (0.11%) Findur
8 1 (0.11%) Minerva
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.11%) GitHub
3 10 (1.11%) Office 365
3 10 (1.11%) PaaS
4 7 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.67%) IaaS
6 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.44%) SaaS
7 4 (0.44%) Trello
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.22%) Route 53
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.67%) LAN
2 10 (1.11%) Firewall
3 9 (1.00%) DNS
4 7 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.67%) DHCP
5 6 (0.67%) WAN
6 5 (0.56%) HTTP
6 5 (0.56%) Internet
6 5 (0.56%) VLAN
6 5 (0.56%) VXLAN
7 4 (0.44%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.44%) Network Security
7 4 (0.44%) VPN
8 3 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.33%) Skype
8 3 (0.33%) SSL
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.45%) GIS
3 45 (5.01%) Oracle Database
4 42 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 37 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 31 (3.45%) Spatial Data
7 22 (2.45%) MySQL
8 19 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.45%) DB2
11 13 (1.45%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (1.11%) Big Data
13 8 (0.89%) QGIS
14 7 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.67%) QlikView
16 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 106 (11.79%) JIRA
2 103 (11.46%) Selenium
3 100 (11.12%) Jenkins
4 96 (10.68%) Cucumber
5 76 (8.45%) Maven
6 75 (8.34%) Git (software)
7 45 (5.01%) Gradle
8 39 (4.34%) Subversion
9 36 (4.00%) WebDriver
10 32 (3.56%) JBehave
11 24 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (2.34%) JUnit
12 21 (2.34%) SoapUI
12 21 (2.34%) Visual Studio
13 19 (2.11%) Ant
13 19 (2.11%) Hudson
14 16 (1.78%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.56%) Jasmine
16 11 (1.22%) Artifactory
17 10 (1.11%) Android Studio
General
1 186 (20.69%) Finance
2 56 (6.23%) Banking
3 30 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.34%) Retail
5 11 (1.22%) Marketing
6 10 (1.11%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.00%) Law
8 8 (0.89%) Billing
9 6 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 5 (0.56%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Local Government
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 364 (40.49%) Developer
2 110 (12.24%) Analyst
2 110 (12.24%) Java Developer
3 69 (7.68%) Project Manager
4 57 (6.34%) Business Analyst
5 53 (5.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 49 (5.45%) Architect
7 44 (4.89%) Tester
8 39 (4.34%) Web Developer
9 38 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 38 (4.23%) Test Analyst
10 37 (4.12%) Consultant
11 35 (3.89%) .NET Developer
11 35 (3.89%) Scrum Master
12 34 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 31 (3.45%) Angular Developer
14 25 (2.78%) C# Developer
15 24 (2.67%) Designer
15 24 (2.67%) Software Engineer
16 22 (2.45%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (18.91%) HTML
2 145 (16.13%) CSS
3 128 (14.24%) AngularJS
4 110 (12.24%) Web Services
5 89 (9.90%) .NET
6 76 (8.45%) HTML5
7 73 (8.12%) Spring
8 62 (6.90%) Node.js
9 57 (6.34%) REST
10 56 (6.23%) jQuery
11 48 (5.34%) XML
12 44 (4.89%) ASP.NET
12 44 (4.89%) RESTful
12 44 (4.89%) SOAP
13 41 (4.56%) CSS3
14 40 (4.45%) J2EE
14 40 (4.45%) React
15 38 (4.23%) PostGIS
16 34 (3.78%) OpenLayers
17 32 (3.56%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (9.57%) User Experience
3 26 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.45%) Fintech
7 12 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (0.56%) NHS
8 5 (0.56%) VLE
9 4 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.44%) Replication
9 4 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (0.44%) Wiki
10 3 (0.33%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
10 3 (0.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.23%) Linux
2 47 (5.23%) Unix
3 34 (3.78%) Windows
4 30 (3.34%) Android
5 24 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (35.48%) Scrum
2 167 (18.58%) TDD
3 154 (17.13%) BDD
4 119 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (10.79%) Project Management
6 90 (10.01%) Kanban
7 85 (9.45%) User Stories
8 77 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (7.68%) MVC
10 67 (7.45%) SDLC
11 66 (7.34%) Web Development
12 61 (6.79%) DevOps
13 58 (6.45%) Front End Development
13 58 (6.45%) Waterfall
14 57 (6.34%) OO
14 57 (6.34%) Software Engineering
15 55 (6.12%) PRINCE2
16 53 (5.90%) SOA
16 53 (5.90%) Test Automation
17 50 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 306 (34.04%) Java
2 212 (23.58%) JavaScript
3 181 (20.13%) SQL
4 109 (12.12%) Python
5 83 (9.23%) C#
6 36 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 18 (2.00%) C++
7 18 (2.00%) Scala
8 13 (1.45%) Objective-C
8 13 (1.45%) PHP
9 12 (1.33%) C
9 12 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.00%) Perl
11 8 (0.89%) Apple Swift
11 8 (0.89%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.89%) Ruby
11 8 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.78%) ES6
13 6 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (7.12%) Degree
2 34 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.78%) ISEB
5 14 (1.56%) CISSP
6 13 (1.45%) APMP
7 11 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.11%) CEH
8 10 (1.11%) CREST Certified
9 9 (1.00%) GIAC
9 9 (1.00%) SANS
10 8 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.56%) CCNP
11 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.33%) MCAD
12 3 (0.33%) MCSD
12 3 (0.33%) MCTS
12 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.56%) QA
2 34 (3.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.44%) MiFID
4 4 (0.44%) WCAG
5 3 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) PMO
6 2 (0.22%) EMIR
6 2 (0.22%) SDET
7 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.11%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.11%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (2.45%) Docker
2 14 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.78%) vSphere
5 7 (0.78%) XenApp
5 7 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 31 (3.45%) Ansible
2 23 (2.56%) Puppet
3 9 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (0.78%) OpenView
4 7 (0.78%) SCCM
5 5 (0.56%) vRealize
6 4 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
7 3 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.22%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 86 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.90%) Oracle
3 32 (3.56%) ESRI
4 27 (3.00%) VMware
5 26 (2.89%) Cisco
6 19 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 16 (1.78%) HP
8 15 (1.67%) Adobe
9 12 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.33%) Twitter
10 11 (1.22%) Citrix
10 11 (1.22%) IBM
11 10 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.00%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.89%) Perforce
14 7 (0.78%) Sitecore
15 6 (0.67%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
16 5 (0.56%) Cloudera
16 5 (0.56%) FNZ
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
SEEMiS Group LLP
Rate: From £24,454 to £39,984 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago