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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 434 247 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.74% 10.12% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.75% 14.35% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 146 78
Average daily rate
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£395 £351 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%
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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 272 £380 +8.57% 44
Glasgow +11 112 £410 +26.15% 22
Stirling 0 14 £425 +1.19%
West Lothian -6 7 £420 +3.00% 3
Dundee +1 5 £320 +16.36% 8
Aberdeen +11 2 £350 +12.00% 1
Fife - 2 £350 - 2
Midlothian - 2 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 308 (39.90%) Java
2 202 (26.17%) Finance
3 169 (21.89%) Scrum
4 164 (21.24%) JavaScript
5 160 (20.73%) CSS
6 150 (19.43%) SQL
7 149 (19.30%) HTML
8 147 (19.04%) TDD
9 123 (15.93%) Oracle
10 118 (15.28%) Banking
11 102 (13.21%) SQL Server
11 102 (13.21%) C#
12 101 (13.08%) XML
13 97 (12.56%) SOA
14 95 (12.31%) Spring
15 91 (11.79%) .NET
16 90 (11.66%) Relational Database
17 81 (10.49%) jQuery
18 80 (10.36%) JBoss
19 78 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (9.59%) MVC
21 71 (9.20%) OO
22 70 (9.07%) HTML5
23 67 (8.68%) UNIX
24 61 (7.90%) Waterfall
25 60 (7.77%) Selenium
26 58 (7.51%) J2EE
27 57 (7.38%) Microsoft
28 56 (7.25%) Project Management
29 55 (7.12%) ASP.NET

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 80 (10.36%) JBoss
2 34 (4.40%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.63%) CMS
4 25 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 18 (2.33%) Apache
7 10 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.65%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.52%) IIS
11 3 (0.39%) Confluence
11 3 (0.39%) nginx
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.78%) MS Project
4 6 (0.78%) MS Office
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) Agresso
3 1 (0.13%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Heroku
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.07%) HTTP
2 13 (1.68%) Internet
3 12 (1.55%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.52%) Network Security
5 3 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.39%) Firewall
5 3 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.39%) RNC
5 3 (0.39%) ATM
5 3 (0.39%) GSM
5 3 (0.39%) SDH
5 3 (0.39%) UMTS
5 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) IPv4
7 1 (0.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 90 (11.66%) Relational Database
3 35 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (4.02%) RDBMS
5 26 (3.37%) MySQL
6 25 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.85%) Big Data
7 22 (2.85%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.04%) DB2
12 8 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
16 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (7.77%) Selenium
2 49 (6.35%) Eclipse
3 42 (5.44%) JUnit
4 36 (4.66%) Maven
5 33 (4.27%) Git (software)
6 29 (3.76%) Visual Studio
7 26 (3.37%) JProfiler
8 24 (3.11%) Cucumber
8 24 (3.11%) JIRA
9 23 (2.98%) Jenkins
10 21 (2.72%) Grunt
10 21 (2.72%) CruiseControl
11 18 (2.33%) FitNesse
11 18 (2.33%) Jasmine
12 17 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (2.07%) Subversion
14 14 (1.81%) Ant
15 12 (1.55%) Mockito
16 11 (1.42%) ERwin
17 8 (1.04%) jMock
General
1 202 (26.17%) Finance
2 118 (15.28%) Banking
3 21 (2.72%) Front Office
4 20 (2.59%) Retail
5 13 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.55%) Marketing
7 7 (0.91%) Back Office
8 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.52%) Advertising
9 4 (0.52%) Games
10 3 (0.39%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 396 (51.30%) Developer
2 158 (20.47%) Java Developer
3 102 (13.21%) Analyst
4 62 (8.03%) Business Analyst
5 44 (5.70%) .NET Developer
6 41 (5.31%) Architect
7 39 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 38 (4.92%) Designer
9 35 (4.53%) Project Manager
10 30 (3.89%) Software Developer
11 29 (3.76%) Test Analyst
11 29 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
12 28 (3.63%) Web Developer
13 26 (3.37%) ScrumMaster
14 23 (2.98%) Technical Architect
15 20 (2.59%) Consultant
15 20 (2.59%) C# Developer
15 20 (2.59%) Technical Leader
16 19 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (20.73%) CSS
2 149 (19.30%) HTML
3 101 (13.08%) XML
4 95 (12.31%) Spring
5 91 (11.79%) .NET
6 81 (10.49%) jQuery
7 70 (9.07%) HTML5
8 58 (7.51%) J2EE
9 55 (7.12%) ASP.NET
10 53 (6.87%) Web Services
11 50 (6.48%) Hibernate
11 50 (6.48%) CSS3
12 48 (6.22%) XSLT
13 47 (6.09%) Ajax
14 43 (5.57%) JSP
15 37 (4.79%) JMS
16 35 (4.53%) Java EE
17 31 (4.02%) JDBC
17 31 (4.02%) Struts
17 31 (4.02%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.96%) User Experience
2 36 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.72%) Open Source
4 21 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.55%) Reference Data
6 9 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (1.17%) Social Media
7 8 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 7 (0.91%) CESG
8 7 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
8 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.91%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.65%) Online Banking
10 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.52%) RMADS
11 4 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.68%) UNIX
2 51 (6.61%) Linux
3 38 (4.92%) Windows
4 33 (4.27%) Android
5 25 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.91%) AIX
7 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.52%) Solaris
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (21.89%) Scrum
2 147 (19.04%) TDD
3 97 (12.56%) SOA
4 78 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (9.59%) MVC
6 71 (9.20%) OO
7 61 (7.90%) Waterfall
8 56 (7.25%) Project Management
9 50 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 46 (5.96%) Data Modelling
11 40 (5.18%) UML
11 40 (5.18%) Web Development
12 36 (4.66%) Test Automation
13 33 (4.27%) User Stories
14 29 (3.76%) Mentoring
14 29 (3.76%) Use Case
15 27 (3.50%) BDD
15 27 (3.50%) Workflow
15 27 (3.50%) Web Application Development
16 26 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (39.90%) Java
2 164 (21.24%) JavaScript
3 150 (19.43%) SQL
4 102 (13.21%) C#
5 49 (6.35%) Perl
6 42 (5.44%) PL/SQL
7 33 (4.27%) PHP
8 32 (4.15%) Python
9 30 (3.89%) C++
10 29 (3.76%) Ruby
11 26 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 24 (3.11%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.59%) Scala
14 17 (2.20%) VBScript
15 8 (1.04%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
17 5 (0.65%) VBA
18 4 (0.52%) VB
18 4 (0.52%) RPG
18 4 (0.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 29 (3.76%) Degree
2 15 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 13 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.04%) ISEB
5 7 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.78%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.39%) PMP
7 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) OCP
9 1 (0.13%) OCA
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.98%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) SLA
2 3 (0.39%) GPG13
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) 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 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.04%) Control-M
2 2 (0.26%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.13%) StatsD
3 1 (0.13%) Graphite
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 123 (15.93%) Oracle
2 57 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.98%) Sybase
4 11 (1.42%) IBM
4 11 (1.42%) Informatica
5 10 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.78%) Twitter
7 5 (0.65%) Google
7 5 (0.65%) Sun
7 5 (0.65%) HP
7 5 (0.65%) Business Objects
8 4 (0.52%) Chordiant
8 4 (0.52%) Genesys
8 4 (0.52%) CA
8 4 (0.52%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.52%) Charles River
9 3 (0.39%) Adobe
9 3 (0.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (0.39%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.39%) Ericsson
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £575 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £440 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (EH12)
Guru Careers
Rate: 6 Month Contract - £400-£550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 26 days ago