Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 > Fife
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 13 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 46.43% 23.81% 14.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 54.17% 25.00% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Fife median daily rate £500 £319 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.86% +70.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £309 £292 £161
90th Percentile £564 £338 £214
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Fife median hourly rate - £43.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.73% -
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 Fife with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24 60 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 85.71% 95.24% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 14
Fife median daily rate £435 £303 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.80% +1.68% +3.48%
10th Percentile £255 £218 £169
90th Percentile £561 £397 £433
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -52.95% +55.31%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.24 £16.94
90th Percentile £14.25 £37.85 £42.33
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 Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Fife

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Fife

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Fife

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Fife.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Fife

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in Fife

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 Fife region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline 0 12 £500 +53.85%
Newport-on-Tay - 1 - - 1
Agile Software Development
Scotland

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 Fife region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (69.23%) SOLID
4 6 (46.15%) Concurrent Programming
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) C
6 4 (30.77%) Device Driver
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) XAML
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) Perl
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (15.38%) Unix
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Ruby
8 2 (15.38%) WPF
8 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Verification Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Software Verification Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.69%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) SOLID
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Concurrent Programming
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SDET
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Game Development
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB