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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 10 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 334 316 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.18% 12.02% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.67% 16.49% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 200 103
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£375 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £26.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £93.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
- -6.54%
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
2277 1916 1691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.20% 72.88% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1030 879
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.17 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -27.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -4 175 £350 -6.66% 51
Glasgow +6 123 £425 +14.86% 60
West Lothian +2 12 £325 -7.80% 8
Stirling -2 5 - -
Aberdeen +1 2 £338 -51.78%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £375 -
Fife - 2 £325 - 1
Dundee +1 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
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Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 263 (36.13%) Java
2 215 (29.53%) Finance
3 198 (27.20%) SQL
4 150 (20.60%) JavaScript
5 145 (19.92%) Scrum
6 143 (19.64%) TDD
7 123 (16.90%) Spring
8 115 (15.80%) CSS
9 114 (15.66%) HTML
9 114 (15.66%) Banking
10 107 (14.70%) XML
11 103 (14.15%) Oracle
12 86 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
13 85 (11.68%) Relational Database
14 83 (11.40%) UNIX
15 79 (10.85%) SOA
16 75 (10.30%) SQL Server
17 74 (10.16%) .NET
18 73 (10.03%) Linux
18 73 (10.03%) Selenium
19 70 (9.62%) Waterfall
20 69 (9.48%) Web Services
21 67 (9.20%) jQuery
22 64 (8.79%) Hibernate
23 62 (8.52%) OO
24 61 (8.38%) JUnit
25 57 (7.83%) Maven
26 55 (7.55%) MVC
26 55 (7.55%) C#
27 54 (7.42%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 49 (6.73%) JBoss
2 30 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 27 (3.71%) WebSphere
4 19 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.61%) CMS
5 10 (1.37%) Apache
6 9 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.82%) Confluence
8 6 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.69%) FileNet
9 5 (0.69%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.55%) nginx
10 4 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.55%) IIS
11 3 (0.41%) Documentum
11 3 (0.41%) Node.js
11 3 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.82%) MS Office
4 5 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (0.96%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.55%) Loan IQ
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) FileNet Content Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.96%) SaaS
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.92%) HTTP
2 9 (1.24%) Internet
3 8 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.82%) RNC
4 6 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (0.82%) ATM
4 6 (0.82%) GSM
4 6 (0.82%) SDH
4 6 (0.82%) UMTS
4 6 (0.82%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.55%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) IPv4
7 1 (0.14%) IPv6
7 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.68%) Relational Database
2 75 (10.30%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 26 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.75%) DB2
7 18 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (1.92%) MySQL
9 11 (1.51%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.55%) Informix
13 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
14 3 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 73 (10.03%) Selenium
2 61 (8.38%) JUnit
3 57 (7.83%) Maven
4 51 (7.01%) JIRA
5 46 (6.32%) Jenkins
6 42 (5.77%) Eclipse
7 36 (4.95%) Cucumber
8 33 (4.53%) Ant
9 32 (4.40%) Git (software)
10 28 (3.85%) FitNesse
11 27 (3.71%) Subversion
12 23 (3.16%) WebDriver
13 21 (2.88%) CruiseControl
13 21 (2.88%) Visual Studio
14 16 (2.20%) Mockito
15 15 (2.06%) JProfiler
15 15 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.79%) Hudson
17 12 (1.65%) Artifactory
18 11 (1.51%) Jasmine
General
1 215 (29.53%) Finance
2 114 (15.66%) Banking
3 25 (3.43%) Retail
4 16 (2.20%) Front Office
5 15 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.10%) Back Office
9 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.55%) Publishing
10 3 (0.41%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.27%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 331 (45.47%) Developer
2 148 (20.33%) Java Developer
3 136 (18.68%) Analyst
4 64 (8.79%) Business Analyst
5 58 (7.97%) Project Manager
6 50 (6.87%) Test Analyst
7 34 (4.67%) Designer
8 32 (4.40%) Senior Developer
9 28 (3.85%) Architect
9 28 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (3.16%) Tester
11 22 (3.02%) Solutions Designer
11 22 (3.02%) Front-End Developer
12 19 (2.61%) Agile Project Manager
13 18 (2.47%) Web Developer
13 18 (2.47%) .NET Developer
14 17 (2.34%) Software Developer
14 17 (2.34%) Android Developer
15 16 (2.20%) Consultant
16 15 (2.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (16.90%) Spring
2 115 (15.80%) CSS
3 114 (15.66%) HTML
4 107 (14.70%) XML
5 74 (10.16%) .NET
6 69 (9.48%) Web Services
7 67 (9.20%) jQuery
8 64 (8.79%) Hibernate
9 48 (6.59%) JMS
9 48 (6.59%) HTML5
10 46 (6.32%) J2EE
11 45 (6.18%) ASP.NET
12 39 (5.36%) Java EE
13 37 (5.08%) JSP
14 36 (4.95%) Ajax
14 36 (4.95%) RESTful
15 33 (4.53%) JSON
16 31 (4.26%) XSLT
17 30 (4.12%) CSS3
18 29 (3.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.08%) User Experience
3 27 (3.71%) Open Source
4 17 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.37%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (1.10%) Equities
9 7 (0.96%) iSeries
9 7 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.55%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.55%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.55%) Social Media
11 4 (0.55%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.41%) AS400
12 3 (0.41%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 83 (11.40%) UNIX
2 73 (10.03%) Linux
3 37 (5.08%) Windows
4 36 (4.95%) Android
5 18 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) OS/400
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (19.92%) Scrum
2 143 (19.64%) TDD
3 86 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (10.85%) SOA
5 70 (9.62%) Waterfall
6 62 (8.52%) OO
7 55 (7.55%) MVC
8 54 (7.42%) Project Management
9 53 (7.28%) Unit Testing
10 47 (6.46%) Test Automation
11 44 (6.04%) BDD
12 38 (5.22%) UML
13 35 (4.81%) Data Modelling
13 35 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 34 (4.67%) User Stories
15 31 (4.26%) Software Engineering
16 30 (4.12%) Web Development
17 27 (3.71%) PRINCE2
18 25 (3.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 263 (36.13%) Java
2 198 (27.20%) SQL
3 150 (20.60%) JavaScript
4 55 (7.55%) C#
5 49 (6.73%) PL/SQL
6 44 (6.04%) Perl
7 19 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.51%) VBScript
9 11 (1.51%) PHP
10 10 (1.37%) XPath
11 9 (1.24%) Ruby
12 8 (1.10%) C++
12 8 (1.10%) Python
13 7 (0.96%) RPG
13 7 (0.96%) RPG IV
14 5 (0.69%) Groovy
14 5 (0.69%) Jython
14 5 (0.69%) PeopleCode
14 5 (0.69%) SQR
Qualifications
1 19 (2.61%) Degree
2 18 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 17 (2.34%) ISEB
4 13 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.96%) Sun Certification
7 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.27%) HND
10 2 (0.27%) PMP
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.14%) OCP
11 1 (0.14%) OCA
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.81%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) SLA
3 5 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 103 (14.15%) Oracle
2 34 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.57%) Sybase
4 11 (1.51%) Informatica
5 10 (1.37%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.37%) IBM
6 8 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (0.96%) HP
8 6 (0.82%) Sun
8 6 (0.82%) Business Objects
8 6 (0.82%) Charles River
8 6 (0.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (0.82%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.69%) Teradata
9 5 (0.69%) Adobe
10 4 (0.55%) VMware
10 4 (0.55%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.41%) Veeam
11 3 (0.41%) Google
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