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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 444 228 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.82% 9.10% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.41% 13.23% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 136 80
Average daily rate
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£391 £364 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.96 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.44%
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
2074 1724 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.89% 68.79% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 870 842
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 61 53
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £9.48 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +8 275 £388 +19.23% 52
Glasgow +12 119 £413 +11.48% 35
Stirling +3 20 £424 +3.35% 4
Dundee 0 6 £256 -6.81% 4
West Lothian -6 4 - - 4
Aberdeen +9 3 £350 +9.80% 6
Fife +3 2 £275 -31.25% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 312 (39.25%) Java
2 189 (23.77%) Finance
3 184 (23.14%) Scrum
4 153 (19.25%) JavaScript
5 151 (18.99%) CSS
6 149 (18.74%) Oracle
7 144 (18.11%) HTML
8 143 (17.99%) TDD
9 130 (16.35%) SQL
10 114 (14.34%) Banking
11 111 (13.96%) SOA
12 104 (13.08%) XML
13 98 (12.33%) C#
14 93 (11.70%) JBoss
15 87 (10.94%) SQL Server
16 86 (10.82%) Spring
16 86 (10.82%) Relational Database
17 81 (10.19%) OO
18 79 (9.94%) .NET
18 79 (9.94%) jQuery
19 77 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (8.55%) MVC
21 67 (8.43%) UNIX
22 66 (8.30%) HTML5
23 64 (8.05%) Project Management
24 62 (7.80%) Waterfall
25 56 (7.04%) Data Modelling
26 55 (6.92%) Selenium
27 54 (6.79%) Web Services
28 52 (6.54%) Microsoft

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 93 (11.70%) JBoss
2 32 (4.03%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.52%) CMS
4 24 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.77%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.76%) Apache
7 8 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.01%) GlassFish
8 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.63%) Confluence
10 5 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.50%) FileNet
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Integration
13 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 23 (2.89%) MS Visio
2 21 (2.64%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.64%) MS Project
4 8 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.88%) MS Office
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.50%) Agresso
4 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.25%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.13%) Heroku
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.52%) HTTP
2 13 (1.64%) Internet
3 10 (1.26%) Firewall
3 10 (1.26%) HTTPS
3 10 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.50%) Network Security
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.13%) RNC
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.13%) GSM
7 1 (0.13%) SDH
7 1 (0.13%) UMTS
7 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 86 (10.82%) Relational Database
3 37 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 33 (4.15%) RDBMS
5 27 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.02%) MySQL
7 23 (2.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (2.77%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.64%) Big Data
9 21 (2.64%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.88%) DB2
15 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.63%) Hadoop
17 4 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
18 3 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 55 (6.92%) Selenium
2 41 (5.16%) Eclipse
3 39 (4.91%) Maven
4 35 (4.40%) JUnit
4 35 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 31 (3.90%) Visual Studio
6 28 (3.52%) JIRA
7 24 (3.02%) JProfiler
8 22 (2.77%) Jenkins
9 21 (2.64%) Grunt
10 20 (2.52%) CruiseControl
11 19 (2.39%) FitNesse
12 17 (2.14%) Jasmine
12 17 (2.14%) Subversion
13 16 (2.01%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.38%) ERwin
16 9 (1.13%) Mockito
17 7 (0.88%) QUnit
17 7 (0.88%) jMock
General
1 189 (23.77%) Finance
2 114 (14.34%) Banking
3 21 (2.64%) Retail
4 18 (2.26%) Front Office
5 13 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.51%) Marketing
7 11 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.26%) Back Office
9 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.50%) Advertising
9 4 (0.50%) Games
10 3 (0.38%) Billing
10 3 (0.38%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 378 (47.55%) Developer
2 147 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 112 (14.09%) Analyst
4 73 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 46 (5.79%) Architect
6 44 (5.53%) Project Manager
7 42 (5.28%) Designer
8 41 (5.16%) .NET Developer
9 39 (4.91%) ScrumMaster
10 38 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 30 (3.77%) Test Analyst
11 30 (3.77%) Web Developer
12 29 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
13 25 (3.14%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (3.02%) Consultant
15 23 (2.89%) Technical Architect
15 23 (2.89%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.64%) Technical Leader
17 19 (2.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (18.99%) CSS
2 144 (18.11%) HTML
3 104 (13.08%) XML
4 86 (10.82%) Spring
5 79 (9.94%) .NET
5 79 (9.94%) jQuery
6 66 (8.30%) HTML5
7 54 (6.79%) Web Services
8 52 (6.54%) Hibernate
9 48 (6.04%) XSLT
10 47 (5.91%) J2EE
11 45 (5.66%) ASP.NET
12 44 (5.53%) CSS3
13 43 (5.41%) JSP
13 43 (5.41%) Java EE
14 40 (5.03%) Ajax
15 39 (4.91%) JMS
16 37 (4.65%) JSF
17 34 (4.28%) REST
18 31 (3.90%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.53%) User Experience
2 34 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.14%) Open Source
5 19 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.51%) Reference Data
7 10 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.26%) CESG
7 10 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (1.13%) Social Media
9 8 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.75%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.75%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.75%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.63%) iPhone
11 5 (0.63%) Derivative
11 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.50%) RMADS
12 4 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.43%) UNIX
2 49 (6.16%) Linux
3 36 (4.53%) Windows
4 25 (3.14%) Android
5 23 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.63%) AIX
9 4 (0.50%) Solaris
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (23.14%) Scrum
2 143 (17.99%) TDD
3 111 (13.96%) SOA
4 81 (10.19%) OO
5 77 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (8.55%) MVC
7 64 (8.05%) Project Management
8 62 (7.80%) Waterfall
9 56 (7.04%) Data Modelling
10 52 (6.54%) Unit Testing
11 49 (6.16%) Use Case
12 46 (5.79%) UML
13 37 (4.65%) Web Development
13 37 (4.65%) User Stories
14 36 (4.53%) Workflow
14 36 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (4.40%) Test Automation
16 34 (4.28%) Mentoring
17 31 (3.90%) BPMN
17 31 (3.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 312 (39.25%) Java
2 153 (19.25%) JavaScript
3 130 (16.35%) SQL
4 98 (12.33%) C#
5 47 (5.91%) Perl
6 35 (4.40%) C++
6 35 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 31 (3.90%) Python
8 29 (3.65%) Ruby
8 29 (3.65%) PHP
9 25 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 22 (2.77%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.52%) Scala
12 14 (1.76%) VBScript
13 12 (1.51%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.01%) VBA
15 7 (0.88%) Groovy
16 5 (0.63%) VB6
16 5 (0.63%) VB
17 4 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (3.52%) Degree
2 17 (2.14%) ISTQB
3 14 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.01%) ISEB
4 8 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) CBAP
7 1 (0.13%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) OCP
7 1 (0.13%) OCA
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.52%) QA
2 7 (0.88%) GPG13
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) DICOM
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.63%) Control-M
3 2 (0.25%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 149 (18.74%) Oracle
2 52 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.52%) Sybase
4 14 (1.76%) IBM
5 12 (1.51%) HP
6 9 (1.13%) Informatica
6 9 (1.13%) Red Hat
7 7 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 6 (0.75%) Google
8 6 (0.75%) Twitter
9 5 (0.63%) Nintex
9 5 (0.63%) Charles River
9 5 (0.63%) Adobe
10 4 (0.50%) CA
10 4 (0.50%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.38%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.38%) Cognos
11 3 (0.38%) Chordiant
11 3 (0.38%) Genesys
12 2 (0.25%) TIBCO
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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