Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 5 April 2020 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 333 456 387
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 30.05% 30.71% 28.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.54% 34.92% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 302 251
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £306
90th Percentile £585 £575 £530
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.61% +6.98%
Scotland median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +31.43% -9.09% -12.50%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 937 1,306 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.57% 87.95% 86.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 825 718
Median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £261
90th Percentile £588 £563 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £21.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +12.75% +24.96%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.15 £39.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -8.70% +13.81% +3.64%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 102 (30.63%) Public Sector
2 89 (26.73%) Java
3 87 (26.13%) Finance
4 68 (20.42%) DevOps
5 61 (18.32%) Scrum
6 59 (17.72%) JIRA
7 56 (16.82%) Microservices
7 56 (16.82%) Jenkins
7 56 (16.82%) Linux
8 50 (15.02%) Git (software)
9 49 (14.71%) JavaScript
10 48 (14.41%) Kanban
11 47 (14.11%) TDD
12 45 (13.51%) Python
12 45 (13.51%) Mentoring
13 41 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (12.31%) Ansible
14 40 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (11.71%) Security Cleared
15 39 (11.71%) Test Automation
15 39 (11.71%) React
16 38 (11.41%) SQL
17 37 (11.11%) .NET
17 37 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (10.81%) User Stories
19 35 (10.51%) Amazon EC2
19 35 (10.51%) AWS
20 34 (10.21%) Coaching
20 34 (10.21%) MongoDB
21 33 (9.91%) Confluence

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 33 (9.91%) Confluence
2 13 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.00%) Apache
5 8 (2.40%) nginx
6 6 (1.80%) IIS
7 5 (1.50%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.50%) Jetty
7 5 (1.50%) Mongrel
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.30%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) Liferay
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.20%) InVision
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.20%) Sketch
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.30%) HipChat
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.51%) Amazon EC2
1 35 (10.51%) AWS
2 28 (8.41%) Azure
3 18 (5.41%) GitHub
4 15 (4.50%) PaaS
5 12 (3.60%) Google Docs
5 12 (3.60%) Slack
6 11 (3.30%) SaaS
7 9 (2.70%) IaaS
8 7 (2.10%) GCP
9 6 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (1.80%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.80%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.50%) Google App Engine
11 4 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.20%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.20%) Serverless
12 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.90%) HTTP
1 13 (3.90%) Skype
2 6 (1.80%) SSL
2 6 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.50%) DHCP
3 5 (1.50%) DNS
3 5 (1.50%) FTP
3 5 (1.50%) IPsec
4 4 (1.20%) Internet
5 2 (0.60%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) ATM
6 1 (0.30%) BGP
6 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) OSPF
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.21%) MongoDB
2 18 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.80%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.00%) DB2
4 10 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.80%) dBASE
5 6 (1.80%) SimpleDB
6 5 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.20%) Data Lake
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.20%) Power BI
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.90%) Big Data
8 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) KDB
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (17.72%) JIRA
2 56 (16.82%) Jenkins
3 50 (15.02%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (5.41%) Bitbucket
6 13 (3.90%) Selenium
7 12 (3.60%) GitLab
8 8 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.40%) Subversion
9 7 (2.10%) GoCD
9 7 (2.10%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.50%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.20%) Axure RP
11 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.90%) Gradle
12 3 (0.90%) Maven
13 2 (0.60%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.60%) Moq
13 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 102 (30.63%) Public Sector
2 87 (26.13%) Finance
3 16 (4.80%) Banking
4 11 (3.30%) Marketing
4 11 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.70%) Electronics
5 9 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (31.83%) Developer
2 36 (10.81%) Analyst
3 30 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 29 (8.71%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.31%) Architect
5 21 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.01%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (5.11%) Scrum Master
9 16 (4.80%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.20%) Designer
11 13 (3.90%) Digital Developer
12 12 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (2.70%) Azure Developer
15 9 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 8 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
16 8 (2.40%) Solutions Designer
16 8 (2.40%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.71%) React
2 37 (11.11%) .NET
3 30 (9.01%) RESTful
4 29 (8.71%) CSS
4 29 (8.71%) HTML
5 24 (7.21%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (6.01%) Spring
7 19 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 18 (5.41%) Redux
9 17 (5.11%) LDAP
9 17 (5.11%) Web Services
10 16 (4.80%) Spring Boot
11 15 (4.50%) XML
12 14 (4.20%) .NET Framework
13 13 (3.90%) JSON
13 13 (3.90%) Node.js
13 13 (3.90%) REST
14 12 (3.60%) SOAP
15 10 (3.00%) .NET Core
15 10 (3.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.60%) User Experience
3 11 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.50%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
7 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.60%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.82%) Linux
2 24 (7.21%) Amazon Linux
3 13 (3.90%) Unix
4 6 (1.80%) Windows
5 5 (1.50%) Android
6 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.60%) CentOS
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.42%) DevOps
2 61 (18.32%) Scrum
3 56 (16.82%) Microservices
4 48 (14.41%) Kanban
5 47 (14.11%) TDD
6 45 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 40 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (11.71%) Test Automation
9 37 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (10.81%) User Stories
11 34 (10.21%) Coaching
12 33 (9.91%) Project Management
13 28 (8.41%) Software Delivery
14 27 (8.11%) Waterfall
15 26 (7.81%) SDLC
16 25 (7.51%) Unit Testing
17 24 (7.21%) OO
17 24 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (6.61%) Continuous Deployment
18 22 (6.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (26.73%) Java
2 49 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 45 (13.51%) Python
4 38 (11.41%) SQL
5 32 (9.61%) C#
6 21 (6.31%) Java 8
7 14 (4.20%) Clojure
8 10 (3.00%) Scala
9 9 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.20%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.20%) Perl
10 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.90%) C
11 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.60%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.60%) PHP
12 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.01%) Degree
4 15 (4.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.40%) PMP
6 6 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.60%) ISEB
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.21%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.90%) PMO
3 2 (0.60%) GDPR
3 2 (0.60%) ITGC
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) WAI
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (3.90%) Docker
2 8 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.50%) Xen
4 2 (0.60%) HDFS
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.60%) XenApp
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (12.31%) Ansible
2 24 (7.21%) Puppet
3 7 (2.10%) Terraform
4 5 (1.50%) Consul
5 3 (0.90%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.90%) logstash
6 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.60%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.30%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.21%) Red Hat
3 21 (6.31%) Google
4 11 (3.30%) VMware
5 9 (2.70%) SAP
6 8 (2.40%) Adobe
6 8 (2.40%) IBM
6 8 (2.40%) Oracle
7 6 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.20%) Tableau
9 3 (0.90%) Apple
9 3 (0.90%) Citrix
9 3 (0.90%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.90%) Hortonworks
9 3 (0.90%) HP
9 3 (0.90%) Pega
9 3 (0.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.60%) Dell
10 2 (0.60%) Veeam