Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 553 413 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.45% 31.15% 22.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.24% 35.45% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 251 151
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.25
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year -14.11% -7.39% +3.53%

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 1,526 1,165 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.55% 87.86% 84.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 616 514
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £355
% change year-on-year +2.89% +9.51% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.38% -44.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.57 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.05% -

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 205 (37.07%) Java
2 182 (32.91%) SQL
3 152 (27.49%) Finance
4 117 (21.16%) Oracle
5 109 (19.71%) Scrum
6 101 (18.26%) Python
7 99 (17.90%) JavaScript
8 94 (17.00%) Test Automation
9 91 (16.46%) Spring
10 89 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (15.73%) Jenkins
12 82 (14.83%) DevOps
13 81 (14.65%) HTML
14 78 (14.10%) Linux
15 69 (12.48%) Git (software)
16 68 (12.30%) OO
16 68 (12.30%) SQL Server
16 68 (12.30%) Relational Database
17 67 (12.12%) C#
18 65 (11.75%) Software Engineering
19 62 (11.21%) REST
20 61 (11.03%) JIRA
20 61 (11.03%) Microsoft
20 61 (11.03%) CSS
21 60 (10.85%) TDD
22 58 (10.49%) SOAP
23 51 (9.22%) Perl
24 50 (9.04%) Microservices
24 50 (9.04%) SDLC
25 49 (8.86%) Migration

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 21 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 20 (3.62%) Confluence
3 13 (2.35%) JBoss
3 13 (2.35%) WebLogic
3 13 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.17%) Jetty
5 10 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.81%) CMS
5 10 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.54%) Drupal
7 3 (0.54%) Mule
7 3 (0.54%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.18%) GemFire
8 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 11 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.72%) InVision
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.36%) Mingle
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.63%) AquaLogic BPM
2 9 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.62%) GitHub
4 15 (2.71%) PaaS
5 13 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.08%) IaaS
7 6 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.90%) Office 365
8 5 (0.90%) SaaS
9 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.54%) Serverless
11 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.36%) NuGet
11 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.36%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.53%) AMQP
2 7 (1.27%) Firewall
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) VPN
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.18%) DHCP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.30%) Relational Database
1 68 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.50%) MongoDB
3 45 (8.14%) Hadoop
4 43 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 31 (5.61%) Oracle Database
6 26 (4.70%) DB2
7 22 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 20 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (3.44%) MySQL
9 19 (3.44%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.25%) ArangoDB
10 18 (3.25%) Big Data
10 18 (3.25%) Neo4j
11 17 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.71%) Power BI
13 14 (2.53%) MariaDB
14 13 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (2.17%) Couchbase
15 12 (2.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 87 (15.73%) Jenkins
2 69 (12.48%) Git (software)
3 61 (11.03%) JIRA
4 39 (7.05%) Selenium
5 29 (5.24%) Maven
6 23 (4.16%) Cucumber
7 22 (3.98%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (3.62%) FitNesse
8 20 (3.62%) JUnit
9 16 (2.89%) TeamCity
9 16 (2.89%) Vagrant
10 14 (2.53%) JMeter
10 14 (2.53%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.35%) Subversion
12 12 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.99%) Gradle
14 10 (1.81%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.81%) Gatling
15 8 (1.45%) JBehave
15 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 152 (27.49%) Finance
2 38 (6.87%) Banking
3 12 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.63%) Front Office
4 9 (1.63%) Games
5 7 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.90%) Back Office
6 5 (0.90%) Billing
6 5 (0.90%) Retail
7 4 (0.72%) Legal
8 3 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 251 (45.39%) Developer
2 108 (19.53%) Java Developer
3 65 (11.75%) Analyst
4 51 (9.22%) Project Manager
5 46 (8.32%) Architect
6 36 (6.51%) Business Analyst
7 27 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (4.34%) Python Developer
9 22 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 20 (3.62%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.25%) React Developer
13 17 (3.07%) Tester
14 16 (2.89%) CRM Developer
15 15 (2.71%) Consultant
16 14 (2.53%) Test Analyst
17 12 (2.17%) .NET Developer
17 12 (2.17%) DBA
17 12 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
18 11 (1.99%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.46%) Spring
2 81 (14.65%) HTML
3 62 (11.21%) REST
4 61 (11.03%) CSS
5 58 (10.49%) SOAP
6 49 (8.86%) HTML5
7 47 (8.50%) Hibernate
8 46 (8.32%) AngularJS
9 44 (7.96%) .NET
9 44 (7.96%) Web Services
10 36 (6.51%) React
11 30 (5.42%) RESTful
12 29 (5.24%) ASP.NET
12 29 (5.24%) XML
13 27 (4.88%) JMS
14 26 (4.70%) CSS3
14 26 (4.70%) Spring Boot
15 25 (4.52%) JSON
16 20 (3.62%) JPA
17 17 (3.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.78%) User Experience
2 41 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (2.53%) Private Cloud
7 13 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.99%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.81%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.81%) Reference Data
11 9 (1.63%) Derivative
12 8 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.27%) Clustering
13 7 (1.27%) Fintech
13 7 (1.27%) Replication
14 5 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
15 4 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
16 3 (0.54%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.10%) Linux
2 36 (6.51%) Unix
3 34 (6.15%) Windows
4 15 (2.71%) Android
5 14 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.71%) Scrum
2 94 (17.00%) Test Automation
3 89 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (14.83%) DevOps
5 68 (12.30%) OO
6 65 (11.75%) Software Engineering
7 60 (10.85%) TDD
8 50 (9.04%) Microservices
8 50 (9.04%) SDLC
9 49 (8.86%) Migration
10 48 (8.68%) Kanban
10 48 (8.68%) Waterfall
11 47 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (7.78%) Analytics
13 43 (7.78%) Business Analysis
14 42 (7.59%) ETL
15 41 (7.41%) BDD
16 40 (7.23%) Project Management
17 39 (7.05%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 205 (37.07%) Java
2 182 (32.91%) SQL
3 101 (18.26%) Python
4 99 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 67 (12.12%) C#
6 51 (9.22%) Perl
7 40 (7.23%) Bash Shell
8 37 (6.69%) Ruby
9 27 (4.88%) Scala
10 24 (4.34%) PL/SQL
11 21 (3.80%) Go
12 19 (3.44%) C++
13 17 (3.07%) Java 8
13 17 (3.07%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.71%) ES6
14 15 (2.71%) Groovy
15 14 (2.53%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.63%) XPath
17 7 (1.27%) C
17 7 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (8.14%) Degree
2 20 (3.62%) CISM
2 20 (3.62%) CISSP
3 19 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.89%) PMP
5 11 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.54%) ISEB
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CASP
10 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.18%) IIBA
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.79%) QA
2 20 (3.62%) GDPR
3 18 (3.25%) FINRA
4 10 (1.81%) PMO
5 9 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (1.45%) WCAG
7 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.36%) PSD2
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (4.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) HDFS
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) NFS
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (5.42%) Ansible
2 24 (4.34%) Terraform
3 20 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.62%) Puppet
4 11 (1.99%) Cobbler
5 5 (0.90%) Packer
6 4 (0.72%) Control-M
6 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.36%) Salt
8 1 (0.18%) Ambari
8 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.18%) Graphite
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.18%) Icinga
8 1 (0.18%) Oozie
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 117 (21.16%) Oracle
2 61 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.80%) Sybase
4 19 (3.44%) Cloudera
4 19 (3.44%) Hortonworks
4 19 (3.44%) IBM
5 18 (3.25%) McAfee
5 18 (3.25%) Symantec
5 18 (3.25%) Varonis
6 14 (2.53%) Informatica
7 13 (2.35%) Tableau
8 10 (1.81%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.63%) VMware
10 6 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.72%) Adobe
11 4 (0.72%) FatWire
11 4 (0.72%) SAP
12 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.54%) Splunk