The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 14 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 7.69% 2.04% 20.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 2.27% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £263 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 - £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 - £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.25 £37.45
% change year-on-year +1.47% +12.81%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 51 44 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 65.38% 89.80% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 36
Median daily rate £360 £339 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -20.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £356 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +219.23% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Aberdeen

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) DHTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) PLM
3 2 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSL
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Tcl

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (20.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) DHTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Itk
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSL
1 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) CAD
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) PLM
2 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Tcl
2 2 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) webMethods
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
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