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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
UK / Scotland
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 408 467 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.77% 18.05% 14.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.93% 22.66% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 257 233
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
1363 2061 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.67% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 1123 1181
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +2 244 £416 +9.53% 66
Glasgow +3 111 £375 +17.18% 18
West Lothian +3 33 £375 +13.63% 1
Fife +6 9 £263 - 3
Stirling +2 4 £455 +1.11%
Aberdeen -9 4 - - 1
Renfrewshire +18 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £325 -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 342 (38.91%) Scrum
2 305 (34.70%) Java
3 207 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 174 (19.80%) SQL
5 171 (19.45%) TDD
6 170 (19.34%) HTML
7 162 (18.43%) Finance
8 155 (17.63%) BDD
9 137 (15.59%) CSS
10 129 (14.68%) AngularJS
11 127 (14.45%) JIRA
12 121 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
13 118 (13.42%) Python
14 114 (12.97%) Web Services
15 102 (11.60%) Kanban
16 97 (11.04%) Oracle
17 96 (10.92%) User Stories
18 89 (10.13%) Project Management
19 88 (10.01%) User Experience
20 85 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
21 84 (9.56%) Maven
22 83 (9.44%) Selenium
23 81 (9.22%) Jenkins
23 81 (9.22%) Cucumber
24 79 (8.99%) Degree
25 78 (8.87%) HTML5
26 75 (8.53%) .NET
27 72 (8.19%) Spring
28 71 (8.08%) C#
28 71 (8.08%) Open Source

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 50 (5.69%) JBoss
2 43 (4.89%) GeoServer
3 27 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.82%) CMS
5 16 (1.82%) Confluence
6 13 (1.48%) Apache
7 11 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.57%) IIS
10 5 (0.57%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.46%) SAS
12 3 (0.34%) CICS
12 3 (0.34%) Jadu
12 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.71%) MS Project
2 15 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.91%) MS Office
4 5 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.23%) Edge Animate
5 2 (0.23%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.80%) Sonata
4 6 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.23%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) Findur
7 1 (0.11%) Minerva
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.25%) Office 365
4 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.80%) IaaS
5 6 (0.68%) GitHub
6 5 (0.57%) PaaS
7 4 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.46%) SaaS
7 4 (0.46%) Trello
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.23%) Route 53
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) Google Play
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.16%) LAN
2 12 (1.37%) Firewall
3 10 (1.14%) WAN
4 8 (0.91%) DNS
5 7 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (0.68%) DHCP
6 6 (0.68%) HTTP
6 6 (0.68%) Internet
6 6 (0.68%) VXLAN
7 5 (0.57%) Intranet
7 5 (0.57%) VLAN
7 5 (0.57%) Wireless
8 4 (0.46%) Network Security
8 4 (0.46%) SSL
8 4 (0.46%) VPN
9 3 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.39%) GIS
2 51 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 50 (5.69%) SQL Server
4 45 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 39 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 38 (4.32%) Spatial Data
7 21 (2.39%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.59%) MySQL
10 12 (1.37%) DB2
11 11 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.91%) Big Data
13 8 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.91%) QGIS
14 6 (0.68%) QlikView
14 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.57%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 127 (14.45%) JIRA
2 84 (9.56%) Maven
3 83 (9.44%) Selenium
4 81 (9.22%) Cucumber
4 81 (9.22%) Jenkins
5 51 (5.80%) Git (software)
6 49 (5.57%) Gradle
7 37 (4.21%) JBehave
7 37 (4.21%) Subversion
8 25 (2.84%) WebDriver
9 24 (2.73%) Eclipse
10 22 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.16%) JUnit
12 18 (2.05%) Artifactory
12 18 (2.05%) Hudson
12 18 (2.05%) SoapUI
13 17 (1.93%) Jasmine
14 15 (1.71%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.59%) Ant
16 11 (1.25%) Android Studio
General
1 162 (18.43%) Finance
2 58 (6.60%) Banking
3 29 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.19%) Retail
5 10 (1.14%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.02%) Billing
6 9 (1.02%) Law
7 7 (0.80%) Publishing
8 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.68%) Marketing
9 4 (0.46%) Games
10 3 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.34%) Local Government
11 2 (0.23%) Advertising
11 2 (0.23%) Back Office
11 2 (0.23%) Electronics
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Front Office
11 2 (0.23%) Legal
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 369 (41.98%) Developer
2 127 (14.45%) Java Developer
3 111 (12.63%) Analyst
4 65 (7.39%) Project Manager
5 53 (6.03%) Business Analyst
6 51 (5.80%) Architect
7 48 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 42 (4.78%) Senior Developer
9 41 (4.66%) Test Analyst
10 39 (4.44%) Consultant
10 39 (4.44%) Web Developer
11 38 (4.32%) Scrum Master
12 36 (4.10%) Tester
13 31 (3.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 29 (3.30%) .NET Developer
15 26 (2.96%) Angular Developer
15 26 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (2.73%) Designer
17 22 (2.50%) Software Engineer
18 20 (2.28%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (19.34%) HTML
2 137 (15.59%) CSS
3 129 (14.68%) AngularJS
4 114 (12.97%) Web Services
5 78 (8.87%) HTML5
6 75 (8.53%) .NET
7 72 (8.19%) Spring
8 62 (7.05%) XML
9 58 (6.60%) jQuery
10 51 (5.80%) Node.js
11 49 (5.57%) PostGIS
12 47 (5.35%) SOAP
13 45 (5.12%) CSS3
13 45 (5.12%) OpenLayers
13 45 (5.12%) REST
14 43 (4.89%) Leaflet
14 43 (4.89%) RESTful
15 40 (4.55%) ASP.NET
16 38 (4.32%) React
17 37 (4.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.01%) User Experience
2 85 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.37%) Fintech
8 10 (1.14%) Cryptography
9 7 (0.80%) Statistics
9 7 (0.80%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.57%) NHS
11 5 (0.57%) VLE
12 4 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 67 (7.62%) Linux
2 47 (5.35%) Unix
3 29 (3.30%) Windows
4 28 (3.19%) Android
5 23 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.46%) AIX
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (38.91%) Scrum
2 171 (19.45%) TDD
3 155 (17.63%) BDD
4 121 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
5 102 (11.60%) Kanban
6 96 (10.92%) User Stories
7 89 (10.13%) Project Management
8 71 (8.08%) Open Source
9 67 (7.62%) SDLC
10 66 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (7.17%) DevOps
12 61 (6.94%) Web Development
13 60 (6.83%) OO
13 60 (6.83%) SOA
14 59 (6.71%) PRINCE2
15 54 (6.14%) Front End Development
15 54 (6.14%) MVC
16 52 (5.92%) Software Engineering
17 51 (5.80%) Waterfall
18 45 (5.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 305 (34.70%) Java
2 207 (23.55%) JavaScript
3 174 (19.80%) SQL
4 118 (13.42%) Python
5 71 (8.08%) C#
6 41 (4.66%) PL/SQL
7 17 (1.93%) C++
8 14 (1.59%) C
8 14 (1.59%) Perl
8 14 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.48%) Objective-C
9 13 (1.48%) PHP
10 9 (1.02%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.91%) Apple Swift
11 8 (0.91%) Ruby
11 8 (0.91%) Scala
12 7 (0.80%) ES6
13 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (8.99%) Degree
2 30 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.05%) ISEB
4 17 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.37%) CISSP
7 10 (1.14%) APMP
7 10 (1.14%) CEH
7 10 (1.14%) CREST Certified
8 9 (1.02%) GIAC
8 9 (1.02%) SANS
9 8 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.80%) CCNP
10 7 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.34%) MCAD
12 3 (0.34%) MCTS
12 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.60%) QA
2 35 (3.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.80%) WCAG
4 3 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) MiFID
5 2 (0.23%) SDET
5 2 (0.23%) WAI
6 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.11%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.28%) Docker
2 13 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.91%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.80%) XenApp
5 7 (0.80%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.68%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.23%) zsh
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (3.53%) Ansible
2 19 (2.16%) Puppet
3 14 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.68%) SCCM
6 5 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.57%) OpenView
6 5 (0.57%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.23%) SCOM
9 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.11%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.11%) Graylog
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) logstash
9 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 97 (11.04%) Oracle
2 69 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.89%) ESRI
4 29 (3.30%) Cisco
5 27 (3.07%) VMware
6 19 (2.16%) HP
7 14 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.48%) IBM
9 12 (1.37%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.25%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.14%) Twitter
12 9 (1.02%) Adobe
12 9 (1.02%) Citrix
13 7 (0.80%) FNZ
14 6 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.68%) Sitecore
15 5 (0.57%) Apple
15 5 (0.57%) EMC
15 5 (0.57%) Splunk
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