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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 336 279 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.38% 11.30% 9.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.82% 15.60% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 162 105
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.61% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £151.00 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.00%
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
2267 1788 1488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.80% 72.42% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 909 789
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -1 169 £355 +0.07% 57
Glasgow +4 124 £425 +21.42% 49
West Lothian 0 16 £375 +13.63% 4
Stirling -3 6 £450 - 4
Fife - 3 £325 -
Aberdeen -2 1 £375 -46.42% 1
Dundee - - - - 2
Renfrewshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 284 (37.47%) Java
2 212 (27.97%) Finance
3 192 (25.33%) SQL
4 163 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 156 (20.58%) Scrum
6 152 (20.05%) TDD
7 135 (17.81%) CSS
8 132 (17.41%) HTML
9 130 (17.15%) Spring
10 128 (16.89%) Banking
11 120 (15.83%) XML
12 112 (14.78%) Oracle
13 92 (12.14%) Relational Database
14 88 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
15 86 (11.35%) SOA
16 84 (11.08%) SQL Server
16 84 (11.08%) jQuery
17 83 (10.95%) UNIX
18 77 (10.16%) Linux
18 77 (10.16%) .NET
19 73 (9.63%) OO
19 73 (9.63%) Selenium
20 70 (9.23%) Waterfall
21 68 (8.97%) Web Services
22 64 (8.44%) Hibernate
22 64 (8.44%) HTML5
23 62 (8.18%) JUnit
24 61 (8.05%) C#
25 59 (7.78%) MVC
26 55 (7.26%) Maven

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 53 (6.99%) JBoss
2 34 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.83%) WebSphere
4 22 (2.90%) CMS
5 17 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.58%) Apache
7 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.66%) FileNet
9 5 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (0.66%) Confluence
10 4 (0.53%) nginx
10 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.53%) IIS
11 3 (0.40%) Documentum
11 3 (0.40%) WordPress
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) Agresso
4 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.92%) SaaS
2 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.51%) HTTP
2 15 (1.98%) HTTPS
3 10 (1.32%) Internet
4 6 (0.79%) RNC
4 6 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (0.79%) ATM
4 6 (0.79%) GSM
4 6 (0.79%) SDH
4 6 (0.79%) UMTS
4 6 (0.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.40%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.13%) IPv4
6 1 (0.13%) IPv6
6 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.14%) Relational Database
2 84 (11.08%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.09%) RDBMS
4 24 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (2.37%) MySQL
6 18 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.98%) DB2
8 13 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.58%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.58%) Big Data
10 9 (1.19%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 73 (9.63%) Selenium
2 62 (8.18%) JUnit
3 55 (7.26%) Maven
4 47 (6.20%) JIRA
5 44 (5.80%) Jenkins
6 42 (5.54%) Eclipse
7 38 (5.01%) Git (software)
8 34 (4.49%) Cucumber
9 32 (4.22%) FitNesse
10 30 (3.96%) Ant
11 26 (3.43%) Subversion
12 23 (3.03%) CruiseControl
13 19 (2.51%) JProfiler
14 18 (2.37%) Mockito
14 18 (2.37%) WebDriver
15 17 (2.24%) Grunt
15 17 (2.24%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.72%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.58%) Artifactory
17 12 (1.58%) jMock
General
1 212 (27.97%) Finance
2 128 (16.89%) Banking
3 26 (3.43%) Retail
4 16 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.11%) Retail Banking
4 16 (2.11%) Front Office
5 9 (1.19%) Back Office
5 9 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.53%) Publishing
7 3 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 374 (49.34%) Developer
2 165 (21.77%) Java Developer
3 112 (14.78%) Analyst
4 54 (7.12%) Business Analyst
5 45 (5.94%) Project Manager
6 44 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 40 (5.28%) Senior Developer
8 39 (5.15%) Designer
9 33 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 32 (4.22%) Architect
11 28 (3.69%) Front-End Developer
12 27 (3.56%) Web Developer
13 25 (3.30%) Tester
13 25 (3.30%) .NET Developer
14 24 (3.17%) Software Developer
15 21 (2.77%) Solutions Designer
16 18 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.11%) ScrumMaster
17 16 (2.11%) Android Developer
18 15 (1.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (17.81%) CSS
2 132 (17.41%) HTML
3 130 (17.15%) Spring
4 120 (15.83%) XML
5 84 (11.08%) jQuery
6 77 (10.16%) .NET
7 68 (8.97%) Web Services
8 64 (8.44%) Hibernate
8 64 (8.44%) HTML5
9 51 (6.73%) J2EE
10 50 (6.60%) ASP.NET
10 50 (6.60%) JMS
11 41 (5.41%) Java EE
12 40 (5.28%) CSS3
13 38 (5.01%) AngularJS
14 37 (4.88%) Ajax
15 36 (4.75%) XSLT
16 35 (4.62%) JSP
16 35 (4.62%) JSON
16 35 (4.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.54%) User Experience
3 24 (3.17%) Open Source
4 19 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.92%) Market Risk
10 7 (0.92%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.79%) iSeries
11 6 (0.79%) Equities
11 6 (0.79%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.66%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.53%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.53%) Social Media
13 4 (0.53%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.95%) UNIX
2 77 (10.16%) Linux
3 35 (4.62%) Windows
3 35 (4.62%) Android
4 18 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.40%) AIX
8 2 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (20.58%) Scrum
2 152 (20.05%) TDD
3 88 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (11.35%) SOA
5 73 (9.63%) OO
6 70 (9.23%) Waterfall
7 59 (7.78%) MVC
8 52 (6.86%) Unit Testing
9 49 (6.46%) Test Automation
10 47 (6.20%) Project Management
11 40 (5.28%) BDD
12 36 (4.75%) Data Modelling
13 35 (4.62%) UML
14 33 (4.35%) Web Development
14 33 (4.35%) User Stories
15 31 (4.09%) Software Engineering
16 28 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (3.30%) Pair Programming
17 25 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (3.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 284 (37.47%) Java
2 192 (25.33%) SQL
3 163 (21.50%) JavaScript
4 61 (8.05%) C#
5 52 (6.86%) PL/SQL
6 49 (6.46%) Perl
7 22 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 21 (2.77%) Python
9 20 (2.64%) PHP
10 18 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.85%) VBScript
12 13 (1.72%) C++
13 11 (1.45%) Ruby
14 10 (1.32%) XPath
15 6 (0.79%) RPG IV
15 6 (0.79%) RPG
16 5 (0.66%) Groovy
16 5 (0.66%) Jython
17 4 (0.53%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 29 (3.83%) Degree
2 17 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 15 (1.98%) ISEB
4 10 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.92%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.26%) PMP
8 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.26%) HND
8 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) APMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) OCP
9 1 (0.13%) OCA
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.62%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) SLA
3 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 112 (14.78%) Oracle
2 35 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.43%) Sybase
4 12 (1.58%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.19%) Informatica
5 9 (1.19%) IBM
6 8 (1.06%) HP
7 7 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (0.79%) Sun
8 6 (0.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (0.79%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.66%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.53%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.53%) Charles River
11 3 (0.40%) Teradata
11 3 (0.40%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.40%) Twitter
11 3 (0.40%) Pega
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.26%) Google
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