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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 513 370 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.40% 12.28% 12.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.79% 15.30% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 195 215
Median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.94 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.05% +15.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.73 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.65% +4.79%
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
2468 2418 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.25% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1235 1184
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 317 £400 +10.34% 41
Glasgow +3 139 £375 +7.14% 52
West Lothian +8 16 £395 +5.33% 2
Stirling +8 10 £350 -9.73%
Dundee +9 8 £225 -35.25% 2
Renfrewshire -38 4 £328 -21.08% 1
Fife +8 3 £325 -3.70%
Aberdeen -7 1 - - 1
Angus - 1 £95 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Inverclyde - 1 £345 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 312 (32.91%) Scrum
2 291 (30.70%) Java
3 227 (23.95%) Finance
4 194 (20.46%) SQL
5 178 (18.78%) JavaScript
6 158 (16.67%) Web Services
7 136 (14.35%) TDD
8 129 (13.61%) JIRA
9 124 (13.08%) SDLC
10 123 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
11 121 (12.76%) Python
12 120 (12.66%) Linux
13 112 (11.81%) User Experience
14 111 (11.71%) HTML
14 111 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 109 (11.50%) Open Source
16 106 (11.18%) Kanban
17 103 (10.86%) Waterfall
18 102 (10.76%) AngularJS
19 101 (10.65%) Oracle
20 96 (10.13%) Project Management
21 95 (10.02%) CSS
22 94 (9.92%) REST
22 94 (9.92%) BDD
23 91 (9.60%) XML
24 89 (9.39%) GIS
25 87 (9.18%) PostGIS
25 87 (9.18%) Jenkins
26 85 (8.97%) User Stories
27 84 (8.86%) Spring

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 70 (7.38%) GeoServer
2 58 (6.12%) JBoss
3 25 (2.64%) CMS
4 24 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.43%) Confluence
6 21 (2.22%) Apache
7 14 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.95%) Drupal
10 9 (0.95%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.84%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.84%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.84%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 6 (0.63%) IIS
12 6 (0.63%) nginx
12 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (4.64%) MS Visio
2 31 (3.27%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.05%) MS Office
4 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Markit EDM
1 8 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
2 7 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.21%) KANA IQ
5 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.00%) SaaS
4 8 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.74%) PaaS
6 6 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.63%) IaaS
7 4 (0.42%) Lucidchart
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.32%) Trello
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.06%) HTTP
2 12 (1.27%) DNS
3 10 (1.05%) FTP
4 9 (0.95%) DHCP
4 9 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.84%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.84%) WinSCP
6 7 (0.74%) LDAP
7 6 (0.63%) Internet
7 6 (0.63%) SAN
8 5 (0.53%) Firewall
8 5 (0.53%) LAN
8 5 (0.53%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.42%) Skype
9 4 (0.42%) SSL
9 4 (0.42%) WAN
10 3 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.32%) PABX
10 3 (0.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (9.39%) GIS
2 64 (6.75%) NoSQL
3 54 (5.70%) SQL Server
4 50 (5.27%) Spatial Data
5 44 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 37 (3.90%) MongoDB
7 33 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 27 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.85%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.74%) DB2
10 17 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.05%) Big Data
12 10 (1.05%) MySQL
12 10 (1.05%) QGIS
13 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.42%) MarkLogic
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 129 (13.61%) JIRA
2 87 (9.18%) Jenkins
3 82 (8.65%) Maven
4 75 (7.91%) Selenium
5 62 (6.54%) Cucumber
6 59 (6.22%) Git (software)
7 52 (5.49%) Gradle
8 49 (5.17%) JBehave
8 49 (5.17%) Subversion
9 34 (3.59%) JUnit
10 29 (3.06%) Artifactory
10 29 (3.06%) Eclipse
11 24 (2.53%) Hudson
12 20 (2.11%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.79%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.37%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.27%) Bower
15 12 (1.27%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.27%) JProfiler
16 11 (1.16%) ClearCase
General
1 227 (23.95%) Finance
2 83 (8.76%) Banking
3 23 (2.43%) Front Office
4 18 (1.90%) Retail
5 14 (1.48%) Games
5 14 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.37%) Legal
7 12 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 7 (0.74%) Billing
8 7 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.63%) Law
9 6 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Back Office
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 326 (34.39%) Developer
2 169 (17.83%) Analyst
3 111 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 108 (11.39%) Business Analyst
5 91 (9.60%) Architect
6 64 (6.75%) Project Manager
7 55 (5.80%) GIS Developer
8 34 (3.59%) Test Analyst
8 34 (3.59%) Web Developer
9 33 (3.48%) Consultant
9 33 (3.48%) Senior Developer
10 31 (3.27%) Data Architect
10 31 (3.27%) Scrum Master
11 27 (2.85%) Agile Business Analyst
12 25 (2.64%) Digital Analyst
13 24 (2.53%) Designer
14 23 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.43%) Technical Architect
15 22 (2.32%) Digital Business Analyst
16 21 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (16.67%) Web Services
2 111 (11.71%) HTML
3 102 (10.76%) AngularJS
4 95 (10.02%) CSS
5 94 (9.92%) REST
6 91 (9.60%) XML
7 87 (9.18%) PostGIS
8 84 (8.86%) Spring
9 67 (7.07%) OpenLayers
10 64 (6.75%) .NET
11 61 (6.43%) Leaflet
12 55 (5.80%) SOAP
13 52 (5.49%) Java EE
14 50 (5.27%) Hibernate
14 50 (5.27%) jQuery
15 47 (4.96%) Node.js
16 44 (4.64%) HTML5
17 43 (4.54%) RESTful
18 40 (4.22%) XSLT
19 39 (4.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 112 (11.81%) User Experience
2 80 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 16 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 16 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.69%) iPad
6 14 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.05%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.95%) DataPower
11 9 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.66%) Linux
2 78 (8.23%) Unix
3 41 (4.32%) Windows
4 27 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (2.53%) Android
6 22 (2.32%) Apple iOS
7 21 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 16 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.74%) AIX
12 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (32.91%) Scrum
2 136 (14.35%) TDD
3 124 (13.08%) SDLC
4 123 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (11.50%) Open Source
7 106 (11.18%) Kanban
8 103 (10.86%) Waterfall
9 96 (10.13%) Project Management
10 94 (9.92%) BDD
11 85 (8.97%) User Stories
12 74 (7.81%) OO
13 71 (7.49%) SOA
14 68 (7.17%) Enterprise Architecture
15 63 (6.65%) PRINCE2
16 62 (6.54%) Web Development
17 59 (6.22%) OOD
18 58 (6.12%) DevOps
19 54 (5.70%) Migration
19 54 (5.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 291 (30.70%) Java
2 194 (20.46%) SQL
3 178 (18.78%) JavaScript
4 121 (12.76%) Python
5 72 (7.59%) C#
6 47 (4.96%) Perl
7 31 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 22 (2.32%) C++
9 20 (2.11%) PHP
10 17 (1.79%) Ruby
10 17 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.69%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.58%) CoffeeScript
13 11 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.16%) VBScript
14 9 (0.95%) ES6
15 8 (0.84%) C
15 8 (0.84%) Clojure
16 7 (0.74%) VB
17 6 (0.63%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 50 (5.27%) Degree
2 49 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.64%) ISEB
4 17 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 15 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.84%) PMP
8 6 (0.63%) VCAP
8 6 (0.63%) VCP6
8 6 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.32%) CCNP
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) APMP
10 2 (0.21%) CISSP
10 2 (0.21%) MCSE
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 53 (5.59%) QA
3 25 (2.64%) WCAG
4 13 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.84%) HL7
5 8 (0.84%) SEPA
6 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (2.64%) Docker
2 22 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.74%) vSphere
5 5 (0.53%) GeoWebCache
6 4 (0.42%) XenApp
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.32%) Xen
7 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) KVM
8 2 (0.21%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) SRDF
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (4.64%) Ansible
2 19 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.27%) Puppet
3 12 (1.27%) SCCM
4 11 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.63%) vRealize
6 4 (0.42%) Mesos
6 4 (0.42%) Packer
7 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.21%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.21%) Chronos
8 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.21%) Graphite
8 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.21%) logstash
8 2 (0.21%) Marathon
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 101 (10.65%) Oracle
2 74 (7.81%) ESRI
3 59 (6.22%) Microsoft
4 49 (5.17%) VMware
5 26 (2.74%) HP
5 26 (2.74%) IBM
5 26 (2.74%) Sybase
6 23 (2.43%) ServiceNow
7 18 (1.90%) Remedy
8 15 (1.58%) Cisco
8 15 (1.58%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.37%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.16%) Citrix
11 10 (1.05%) EMC
12 9 (0.95%) CA
12 9 (0.95%) SAP
13 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.63%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.63%) Cognos
14 6 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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