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 3 months to 22 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 / Fife
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 5 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 16.67% 19.05% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 22.22% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £360 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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 Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8 18 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 66.67% 85.71% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £98 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £14.43 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Dunfermline -2 1 £320 -1.53%
Kirkcaldy - 1 £400 -
Agile Software Development
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Fife region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Component Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (10.00%) OpenCV
5 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Borland
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) CRM

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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Verification Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) BDD
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Component Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Borland