Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 18 5
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +22
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 18 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 13.04% 2.06% 19.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.82% 2.60% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Aberdeen median daily rate £313 - £450
10th Percentile £256 - £425
90th Percentile £438 - £515
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £41.94
% change year-on-year -5.68% +4.91% +10.37%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 107 77 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 77.54% 79.38% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 21
Aberdeen median daily rate £368 £306 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -31.94% +32.84%
10th Percentile £133 £150 £213
90th Percentile £475 £379 £550
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £38.01 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.14% -63.75% +128.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.63 £24.50
90th Percentile £49.63 £41.13 £44.88
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) Intranet
1 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 12 (66.67%) Document Management
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 8 (44.44%) Refactoring
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 4 (22.22%) Office 365
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
9 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) Finance
9 1 (5.56%) Advertising

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 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
1 12 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Document Management
2 8 (44.44%) Refactoring
3 6 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft