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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 470 404 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.85% 14.09% 15.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.45% 17.79% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 238 260
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 £299 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
1596 2271 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.97% 79.21% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 1209 1225
Median daily rate £375 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 20
Median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +3 274 £413 +10.00% 75
Glasgow +3 147 £375 +7.14% 33
West Lothian +3 22 £350 -6.66% 3
Fife +2 10 £310 - 1
Stirling -1 5 £425 +1.19%
Dundee - 5 £210 - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Agile Software Development
UK

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 377 (40.11%) Scrum
2 321 (34.15%) Java
3 221 (23.51%) JavaScript
4 197 (20.96%) SQL
5 177 (18.83%) TDD
6 159 (16.91%) HTML
7 158 (16.81%) BDD
8 150 (15.96%) JIRA
8 150 (15.96%) Finance
9 140 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 137 (14.57%) Web Services
11 135 (14.36%) Python
12 124 (13.19%) AngularJS
13 120 (12.77%) CSS
14 111 (11.81%) Oracle
15 110 (11.70%) User Stories
16 107 (11.38%) Maven
17 106 (11.28%) User Experience
18 105 (11.17%) Open Source
19 102 (10.85%) Kanban
20 99 (10.53%) Degree
21 98 (10.43%) GIS
22 95 (10.11%) Jenkins
23 93 (9.89%) Project Management
24 91 (9.68%) .NET
24 91 (9.68%) Cucumber
25 85 (9.04%) SDLC
26 83 (8.83%) PostGIS
26 83 (8.83%) Selenium
26 83 (8.83%) Linux

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 (7.45%) GeoServer
2 68 (7.23%) JBoss
3 36 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (2.02%) CMS
4 19 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.91%) Confluence
6 13 (1.38%) Apache
7 12 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.06%) IIS
8 10 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (0.85%) Drupal
10 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.53%) SAS
12 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.43%) WordPress
13 3 (0.32%) Jadu
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.38%) MS Office
4 11 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.17%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) Edge Animate
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.11%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 21 (2.23%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.53%) Sonata
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.11%) Endur
8 1 (0.11%) Findur
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Minerva
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.06%) Office 365
4 8 (0.85%) IaaS
5 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.74%) GitHub
5 7 (0.74%) PaaS
5 7 (0.74%) SaaS
6 6 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.53%) Trello
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.21%) Route 53
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.91%) LAN
2 11 (1.17%) Firewall
2 11 (1.17%) WAN
3 9 (0.96%) Internet
4 8 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (0.64%) DNS
5 6 (0.64%) Intranet
5 6 (0.64%) VLAN
5 6 (0.64%) VXLAN
6 5 (0.53%) HTTP
7 4 (0.43%) DHCP
7 4 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.43%) SAN
7 4 (0.43%) SSL
7 4 (0.43%) VPN
8 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.32%) Network Security
8 3 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.43%) GIS
2 56 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 55 (5.85%) Spatial Data
4 54 (5.74%) Relational Database
5 52 (5.53%) Oracle Database
6 29 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (2.98%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.23%) DB2
9 13 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.38%) MySQL
9 13 (1.38%) QGIS
10 8 (0.85%) Big Data
10 8 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.64%) MarkLogic
12 6 (0.64%) QlikView
12 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 150 (15.96%) JIRA
2 107 (11.38%) Maven
3 95 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 91 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 83 (8.83%) Selenium
6 64 (6.81%) Gradle
7 52 (5.53%) JBehave
8 51 (5.43%) Git (software)
9 40 (4.26%) Subversion
10 34 (3.62%) Artifactory
11 32 (3.40%) Eclipse
12 25 (2.66%) JUnit
13 24 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (2.55%) WebDriver
14 20 (2.13%) Visual Studio
15 17 (1.81%) Hudson
15 17 (1.81%) Jasmine
16 14 (1.49%) SoapUI
17 11 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 150 (15.96%) Finance
2 70 (7.45%) Banking
3 31 (3.30%) Retail
4 18 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.06%) Retail Banking
6 8 (0.85%) Billing
6 8 (0.85%) Front Office
7 7 (0.74%) Law
7 7 (0.74%) Publishing
8 6 (0.64%) Games
9 5 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.53%) Local Government
9 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.53%) Marketing
10 4 (0.43%) Legal
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Back Office
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 401 (42.66%) Developer
2 133 (14.15%) Java Developer
3 119 (12.66%) Analyst
4 76 (8.09%) Project Manager
5 61 (6.49%) Architect
6 56 (5.96%) Business Analyst
7 47 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 47 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 47 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 45 (4.79%) Test Analyst
9 43 (4.57%) Consultant
10 39 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 35 (3.72%) .NET Developer
12 31 (3.30%) Tester
13 30 (3.19%) Data Architect
13 30 (3.19%) GIS Developer
14 27 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 23 (2.45%) Designer
17 21 (2.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (16.91%) HTML
2 137 (14.57%) Web Services
3 124 (13.19%) AngularJS
4 120 (12.77%) CSS
5 91 (9.68%) .NET
6 83 (8.83%) PostGIS
7 82 (8.72%) XML
8 70 (7.45%) OpenLayers
8 70 (7.45%) Spring
9 67 (7.13%) HTML5
9 67 (7.13%) Leaflet
10 57 (6.06%) jQuery
11 55 (5.85%) REST
12 54 (5.74%) SOAP
13 52 (5.53%) Hibernate
14 50 (5.32%) Java EE
15 47 (5.00%) ASP.NET
15 47 (5.00%) JMS
16 46 (4.89%) CSS3
17 43 (4.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.28%) User Experience
2 80 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 9 (0.96%) Cryptography
7 9 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 9 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (0.96%) Private Cloud
8 8 (0.85%) Fintech
9 7 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
10 6 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.53%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.53%) Statistics
11 5 (0.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 83 (8.83%) Linux
2 57 (6.06%) Unix
3 31 (3.30%) Android
4 29 (3.09%) Windows
5 25 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.53%) AIX
9 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) MVS
11 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (40.11%) Scrum
2 177 (18.83%) TDD
3 158 (16.81%) BDD
4 140 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 110 (11.70%) User Stories
6 105 (11.17%) Open Source
7 102 (10.85%) Kanban
8 93 (9.89%) Project Management
9 85 (9.04%) SDLC
10 80 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 77 (8.19%) SOA
12 72 (7.66%) OO
12 72 (7.66%) PRINCE2
13 66 (7.02%) Web Development
14 64 (6.81%) DevOps
15 63 (6.70%) Waterfall
16 58 (6.17%) MVC
17 52 (5.53%) CRM
18 50 (5.32%) Migration
19 47 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 321 (34.15%) Java
2 221 (23.51%) JavaScript
3 197 (20.96%) SQL
4 135 (14.36%) Python
5 81 (8.62%) C#
6 42 (4.47%) PL/SQL
7 24 (2.55%) Perl
8 19 (2.02%) C++
8 19 (2.02%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.70%) PHP
10 15 (1.60%) C
11 11 (1.17%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.06%) Scala
13 9 (0.96%) VBA
14 8 (0.85%) Ruby
15 6 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.64%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.64%) VB
15 6 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (10.53%) Degree
2 28 (2.98%) ISEB
3 23 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.91%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.06%) CISSP
7 10 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (0.96%) CEH
8 9 (0.96%) CREST Certified
8 9 (0.96%) SANS
9 8 (0.85%) GIAC
9 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.74%) APMP
10 7 (0.74%) CCNP
10 7 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.53%) VCP6
12 4 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.43%) PMP
13 3 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.64%) QA
2 36 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (2.23%) WCAG
4 7 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) MiFID
6 2 (0.21%) WAI
7 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.11%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.11%) P3O
7 1 (0.11%) SDET
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (2.55%) Docker
2 14 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.96%) vSphere
5 4 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.21%) zsh
7 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (5.53%) Ansible
2 17 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.28%) Puppet
4 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
5 5 (0.53%) OpenView
5 5 (0.53%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.32%) Chronos
7 3 (0.32%) Marathon
7 3 (0.32%) Mesos
7 3 (0.32%) Packer
7 3 (0.32%) SCCM
7 3 (0.32%) vRealize
8 2 (0.21%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.21%) Graylog
8 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (11.81%) Oracle
2 73 (7.77%) ESRI
3 70 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.19%) Cisco
5 23 (2.45%) HP
5 23 (2.45%) VMware
6 20 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.91%) IBM
7 18 (1.91%) Sybase
8 12 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 11 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.17%) Twitter
10 9 (0.96%) EMC
11 7 (0.74%) Adobe
11 7 (0.74%) Talend
12 6 (0.64%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.53%) F5
13 5 (0.53%) SAP
13 5 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.53%) Splunk
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