The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 37.50% 13.70% 12.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 41.38% 16.95% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Median daily rate £396 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £276 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £429 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 90.63% 80.82% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 24
Median daily rate £395 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Livingston +8 11 £395 +5.33% 1
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
2 7 (26.92%) Billing
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.54%) Ant
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) IBM

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Billing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Portal Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Migration Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 5 (19.23%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) JMS
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
2 7 (26.92%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) Supply Chain Management
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) SOA
7 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Graphite
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM