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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 14 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.88% 21.13% 27.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.79% 27.27% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 20
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £322 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £36.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -0.27%
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
47 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 73.44% 77.46% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 35
Average daily rate £388 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £16.50
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 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 14 £388 +3.33%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
3 8 (23.53%) Open Source
3 8 (23.53%) Service Management
4 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Spring
5 6 (17.65%) J2EE
6 5 (14.71%) Ant
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
6 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.71%) FitNesse
6 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (11.76%) Selenium
7 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.76%) Data Management
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
7 4 (11.76%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Maven
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Ant
1 5 (14.71%) FitNesse
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) PeopleTools
5 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Tester
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Portal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft Developer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.94%) Software Development Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) J2EE
1 6 (17.65%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
3 3 (8.82%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) iBATIS
4 2 (5.88%) JDBC
4 2 (5.88%) JMS
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) OLE
5 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
1 8 (23.53%) Service Management
2 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
3 6 (17.65%) SDLC
3 6 (17.65%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
4 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) XPath
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) HP