The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 12 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 11.65% 6.00% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.19% 6.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 76.70% 90.00% 70.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stirling region.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (31.58%) Reference Data
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Sybase
6 4 (21.05%) VBA
6 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
7 3 (15.79%) RUP
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
7 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
7 3 (15.79%) Front Office
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Nintex
8 2 (10.53%) EMIR
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (10.53%) FileNet
4 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Legal
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 1 (5.26%) French Language
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Business Manager
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (10.53%) FileNet Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) JPA
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) Dojo
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) JRules
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Java SE
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Reference Data
2 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) RUP
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Lisp
5 1 (5.26%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) EMIR
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Sybase
2 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
2 3 (15.79%) Nintex
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos