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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 22 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 191 103 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.96% 4.12% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 5.88% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 49 40
Average daily rate
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£403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+41.89% +2.77%
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
2095 1752 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.29% 70.11% 66.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 891 835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 70
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +23 132 £405 +17.39% 26
Glasgow -1 45 £394 +12.50% 25
West Lothian +2 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Stirling - 4 £375 - 2
Aberdeen +6 2 £338 - 4
Dundee -1 1 - - 2
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Fife - - - - 3
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 148 (38.64%) Java
2 85 (22.19%) Scrum
3 83 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 83 (21.67%) XML
4 76 (19.84%) CSS
5 74 (19.32%) HTML
6 71 (18.54%) Finance
7 66 (17.23%) Oracle
8 65 (16.97%) Project Management
9 63 (16.45%) TDD
10 59 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (14.88%) Spring
11 57 (14.88%) SQL
12 53 (13.84%) Linux
13 50 (13.05%) Relational Database
14 48 (12.53%) Unit Testing
15 46 (12.01%) Waterfall
15 46 (12.01%) Web Services
15 46 (12.01%) JBoss
16 40 (10.44%) JSON
17 39 (10.18%) OO
18 36 (9.40%) C#
18 36 (9.40%) SOA
19 35 (9.14%) MVC
20 34 (8.88%) Maven
20 34 (8.88%) J2EE
20 34 (8.88%) Web Development
20 34 (8.88%) HTML5
21 33 (8.62%) UNIX
22 32 (8.36%) SOAP

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (4.70%) Tomcat
1 18 (4.70%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.57%) Confluence
3 5 (1.31%) CMS
4 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.78%) IIS
5 3 (0.78%) Apache
5 3 (0.78%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) FileNet
7 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.26%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 15 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.04%) assyst
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.09%) HTTP
2 12 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (2.35%) Internet
4 8 (2.09%) Firewall
4 8 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.04%) SSL
5 4 (1.04%) Intranet
5 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.04%) Network Security
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.05%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.27%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.09%) MySQL
5 8 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.31%) Informix
7 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.04%) DB2
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (8.88%) Maven
2 31 (8.09%) Selenium
3 26 (6.79%) Subversion
4 23 (6.01%) JUnit
5 22 (5.74%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.18%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.18%) CruiseControl
7 14 (3.66%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.13%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.87%) JIRA
10 10 (2.61%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.35%) QUnit
11 9 (2.35%) Hudson
12 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.57%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.57%) FitNesse
12 6 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.31%) RSpec
13 5 (1.31%) JProfiler
General
1 71 (18.54%) Finance
2 25 (6.53%) Banking
3 18 (4.70%) Retail
4 9 (2.35%) Marketing
5 5 (1.31%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.04%) Advertising
6 4 (1.04%) Games
6 4 (1.04%) Front Office
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
7 3 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 165 (43.08%) Developer
2 77 (20.10%) Java Developer
3 69 (18.02%) Analyst
4 45 (11.75%) Business Analyst
5 30 (7.83%) ScrumMaster
6 27 (7.05%) Project Manager
7 14 (3.66%) Web Developer
7 14 (3.66%) Consultant
7 14 (3.66%) Technical Leader
8 13 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 13 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.13%) Release Manager
10 11 (2.87%) Senior Developer
11 10 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (2.61%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (2.61%) Agile Project Manager
11 10 (2.61%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (2.35%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (21.67%) XML
2 76 (19.84%) CSS
3 74 (19.32%) HTML
4 57 (14.88%) Spring
5 46 (12.01%) Web Services
6 40 (10.44%) JSON
7 34 (8.88%) HTML5
7 34 (8.88%) J2EE
8 32 (8.36%) SOAP
9 31 (8.09%) JSP
10 30 (7.83%) JMS
10 30 (7.83%) CSS3
11 29 (7.57%) Ajax
12 28 (7.31%) XSLT
13 27 (7.05%) jQuery
14 26 (6.79%) iBATIS
14 26 (6.79%) .NET
15 25 (6.53%) Hibernate
16 24 (6.27%) JDBC
16 24 (6.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.53%) Open Source
2 13 (3.39%) FMCG
3 9 (2.35%) GIS
3 9 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.83%) CESG
4 7 (1.83%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (1.31%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.04%) Social Media
6 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.78%) Derivative
7 3 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.26%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.84%) Linux
2 33 (8.62%) UNIX
3 28 (7.31%) Mac OS X
4 26 (6.79%) Windows
5 7 (1.83%) Solaris
6 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.31%) AIX
7 3 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.19%) Scrum
2 65 (16.97%) Project Management
3 63 (16.45%) TDD
4 59 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (12.53%) Unit Testing
6 46 (12.01%) Waterfall
7 39 (10.18%) OO
8 36 (9.40%) SOA
9 35 (9.14%) MVC
10 34 (8.88%) Web Development
11 30 (7.83%) Data Modelling
12 28 (7.31%) UML
12 28 (7.31%) Workflow
13 25 (6.53%) User Stories
14 22 (5.74%) Use Case
14 22 (5.74%) Release Management
15 21 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (5.48%) DSDM
16 20 (5.22%) Migration
17 19 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 148 (38.64%) Java
2 83 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 57 (14.88%) SQL
4 36 (9.40%) C#
5 28 (7.31%) Perl
6 19 (4.96%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.18%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.35%) PHP
9 8 (2.09%) Ruby
10 7 (1.83%) C++
11 5 (1.31%) VBA
11 5 (1.31%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.52%) Python
13 2 (0.52%) VBScript
13 2 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.26%) VB
14 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (1.83%) Degree
2 4 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.78%) ISEB
4 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.83%) GPG13
2 4 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.31%) Capistrano
2 5 (1.31%) Puppet
2 5 (1.31%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.26%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.26%) StatsD
Vendors
1 66 (17.23%) Oracle
2 46 (12.01%) JBoss
3 17 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.35%) Sybase
5 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.31%) IBM
6 4 (1.04%) Informatica
6 4 (1.04%) Serena
7 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.78%) Twitter
7 3 (0.78%) Charles River
8 2 (0.52%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.52%) Teradata
8 2 (0.52%) Chordiant
8 2 (0.52%) HP
8 2 (0.52%) Genesys
9 1 (0.26%) CA
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Sun
9 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
University Of Glasgow
Rate: From £33,242 to £37,394 per annum (12 months in the first instance)
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago