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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 13.33% 17.07% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 20.90% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.75 £36.40 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+22.93% +0.41%
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
36 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 80.00% 81.71% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 11
Average daily rate £340 £411 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.32% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £389 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
4 2 (22.22%) Pega
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) EMIR

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) KYC
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (11.11%) EMIR
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) IBM