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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.46% 11.54% 18.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.34% 15.38% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £353 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £438 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
59 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 71.08% 75.00% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 27
Average daily rate £325 £360 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £414 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +2 11 £325 -7.80% 6
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) XML
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) XML Schema
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) SOA
7 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
7 5 (20.83%) Maven
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) JUnit
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.67%) JDBC
8 4 (16.67%) JMS
8 4 (16.67%) iBATIS
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) JUnit
5 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (12.50%) Ant
6 2 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Toad
6 2 (8.33%) PeopleTools
6 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
5 4 (16.67%) JMS
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) JDBC
5 4 (16.67%) iBATIS
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.83%) BDD
2 5 (20.83%) User Stories
3 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) eTOM
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) PeopleCode
5 1 (4.17%) SQR
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (8.33%) Chordiant
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Genesys
2 2 (8.33%) Teradata
2 2 (8.33%) Netezza
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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