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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 1 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 19 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 65.52% 26.04% 15.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 73.08% 30.49% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 3
Median daily rate £325 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £531 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.80 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +10.34%
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
26 82 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.66% 85.42% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 19
Median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £461 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.32 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +2 18 £327 -17.27% 4
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (51.52%) CRM
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) SDLC
4 11 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Billing
5 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
5 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 6 (18.18%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) Supply Chain Management
7 6 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
7 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (15.15%) JIRA
8 5 (15.15%) QA
8 5 (15.15%) User Stories
8 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
9 4 (12.12%) Middleware
9 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
9 4 (12.12%) SOA
9 4 (12.12%) RDBMS

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 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) HP UFT
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 10 (30.30%) Billing
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Database Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Spring
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) Java EE
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware
4 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.09%) RESTful
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) XML Messaging
5 2 (6.06%) JMS
5 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 2 (6.06%) XSD
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) CRM
2 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 15 (45.45%) SDLC
4 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 6 (18.18%) Supply Chain Management
6 6 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) User Stories
8 4 (12.12%) Change Control
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (12.12%) SOA
9 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Graphite
2 2 (6.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) HP
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