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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 57.89% 19.67% 19.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 64.71% 26.09% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.80%

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
51 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.47% 75.41% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 22
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +3 30 £375 +13.63% 1
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 32 (59.26%) Scrum
2 31 (57.41%) Java
3 29 (53.70%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) CRM
5 17 (31.48%) Oracle
6 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
7 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
9 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.37%) Unix
10 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
10 11 (20.37%) SOA
10 11 (20.37%) QA
10 11 (20.37%) Selenium
11 10 (18.52%) Spring
11 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
11 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
11 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
12 9 (16.67%) SDLC
12 9 (16.67%) Middleware
12 9 (16.67%) Change Control
13 8 (14.81%) Billing
13 8 (14.81%) HP
14 7 (12.96%) J2EE
14 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
15 6 (11.11%) User Stories
15 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy

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 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
3 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 5 (9.26%) Subversion
4 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) Maven
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.81%) Billing
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Designer
3 9 (16.67%) Database Designer
3 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Angular Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.26%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) QA Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
1 10 (18.52%) Spring
2 9 (16.67%) Middleware
3 7 (12.96%) J2EE
4 6 (11.11%) CSS
4 6 (11.11%) HTML
5 5 (9.26%) .NET
5 5 (9.26%) Java EE
6 4 (7.41%) HTML5
6 4 (7.41%) Sass
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (3.70%) Angular 2
8 2 (3.70%) Node.js
8 2 (3.70%) RESTful
8 2 (3.70%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Scrum
2 21 (38.89%) CRM
3 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
3 11 (20.37%) SOA
4 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (16.67%) Change Control
5 9 (16.67%) SDLC
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.11%) User Stories
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Java
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (7.41%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (7.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter