Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 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 561 411 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.77% 29.34% 20.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.96% 33.61% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 247 152
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £323 £300 £266
90th Percentile £547 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £414 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.50% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - £47.25
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year -15.66% -4.05% +7.11%

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 1,518 1,223 1,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.67% 87.29% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 645 607
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £259 £263 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +57.14% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.18 £33.15 £44.65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.13 £34.00
% change year-on-year -5.17% -23.16% +65.85%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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.

1 225 (40.11%) Java
2 181 (32.26%) SQL
3 150 (26.74%) Finance
4 122 (21.75%) Scrum
5 119 (21.21%) Oracle
6 114 (20.32%) JavaScript
7 112 (19.96%) Spring
8 87 (15.51%) Test Automation
9 86 (15.33%) Python
10 83 (14.80%) HTML
11 77 (13.73%) C#
12 74 (13.19%) SQL Server
13 73 (13.01%) DevOps
14 72 (12.83%) REST
15 71 (12.66%) Linux
16 69 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (12.30%) Waterfall
17 67 (11.94%) Microservices
17 67 (11.94%) SOAP
18 65 (11.59%) Relational Database
19 64 (11.41%) Jenkins
20 63 (11.23%) Microsoft
20 63 (11.23%) TDD
21 60 (10.70%) OO
21 60 (10.70%) CSS
22 59 (10.52%) MongoDB
23 58 (10.34%) Git (software)
24 56 (9.98%) Kanban
24 56 (9.98%) Software Engineering
25 55 (9.80%) Hibernate

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 24 (4.28%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.92%) Confluence
3 18 (3.21%) JBoss
4 17 (3.03%) Jetty
4 17 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.96%) CMS
6 11 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.71%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.53%) Drupal
9 3 (0.53%) Mule
9 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.36%) Apache
10 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (1.78%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) InVision
6 2 (0.36%) Mingle
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (6.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.60%) AquaLogic BPM
2 9 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.28%) Dynamics 365
4 22 (3.92%) PaaS
5 15 (2.67%) GitHub
6 10 (1.78%) IaaS
7 9 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (1.43%) Office 365
9 7 (1.25%) SaaS
10 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.36%) NuGet
12 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.36%) Yarn
13 1 (0.18%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.50%) AMQP
2 6 (1.07%) Firewall
3 3 (0.53%) FTP
3 3 (0.53%) HTTP
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) Skype
4 2 (0.36%) SSL
4 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Broadband
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.18%) DHCP
5 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 59 (10.52%) MongoDB
4 49 (8.73%) NoSQL
5 46 (8.20%) Hadoop
6 40 (7.13%) Oracle Database
7 25 (4.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (4.10%) DB2
8 23 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.57%) Big Data
10 18 (3.21%) RDBMS
11 17 (3.03%) MySQL
12 16 (2.85%) Couchbase
12 16 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.67%) Power BI
13 15 (2.67%) Redis
13 15 (2.67%) Riak
14 13 (2.32%) MariaDB
14 13 (2.32%) Pentaho
15 12 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 64 (11.41%) Jenkins
2 58 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 45 (8.02%) JIRA
4 38 (6.77%) Selenium
5 36 (6.42%) Maven
6 27 (4.81%) Cucumber
7 25 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (3.39%) JUnit
8 19 (3.39%) Vagrant
9 17 (3.03%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.32%) Gradle
10 13 (2.32%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.14%) FitNesse
11 12 (2.14%) Subversion
11 12 (2.14%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.96%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.96%) JMeter
12 11 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.43%) JBehave
14 7 (1.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 150 (26.74%) Finance
2 46 (8.20%) Banking
3 12 (2.14%) Games
4 9 (1.60%) Front Office
4 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.25%) Back Office
6 7 (1.25%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Marketing
7 6 (1.07%) Retail
8 5 (0.89%) Billing
8 5 (0.89%) Electronics
8 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.53%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 256 (45.63%) Developer
2 110 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 63 (11.23%) Analyst
4 59 (10.52%) Architect
5 42 (7.49%) Project Manager
6 36 (6.42%) Business Analyst
7 29 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (4.81%) CRM Developer
9 24 (4.28%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.74%) Tester
11 19 (3.39%) .NET Developer
11 19 (3.39%) Designer
11 19 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 19 (3.39%) Python Developer
12 18 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
13 17 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.67%) Technical Architect
14 15 (2.67%) Test Analyst
15 14 (2.50%) Senior Architect
16 13 (2.32%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (19.96%) Spring
2 83 (14.80%) HTML
3 72 (12.83%) REST
4 67 (11.94%) SOAP
5 60 (10.70%) CSS
6 55 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 55 (9.80%) Hibernate
7 53 (9.45%) .NET
7 53 (9.45%) Web Services
8 45 (8.02%) HTML5
9 37 (6.60%) ASP.NET
10 34 (6.06%) RESTful
11 33 (5.88%) JSON
12 32 (5.70%) XML
13 31 (5.53%) JMS
14 28 (4.99%) React
15 25 (4.46%) JPA
16 24 (4.28%) CSS3
16 24 (4.28%) Spring Boot
17 19 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.20%) User Experience
2 37 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (1.96%) Derivative
8 10 (1.78%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.60%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.43%) Clustering
10 8 (1.43%) Fintech
10 8 (1.43%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.07%) Replication
13 4 (0.71%) PMI
13 4 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.66%) Linux
2 36 (6.42%) Unix
3 25 (4.46%) Windows
4 13 (2.32%) Android
5 12 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (21.75%) Scrum
2 87 (15.51%) Test Automation
3 73 (13.01%) DevOps
4 69 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (12.30%) Waterfall
5 67 (11.94%) Microservices
6 63 (11.23%) TDD
7 60 (10.70%) OO
8 56 (9.98%) Kanban
8 56 (9.98%) Software Engineering
9 53 (9.45%) SDLC
10 50 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 47 (8.38%) Project Management
12 45 (8.02%) CRM
13 44 (7.84%) Migration
14 42 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (7.31%) User Stories
16 40 (7.13%) Business Analysis
17 39 (6.95%) Software Delivery
18 37 (6.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 225 (40.11%) Java
2 181 (32.26%) SQL
3 114 (20.32%) JavaScript
4 86 (15.33%) Python
5 77 (13.73%) C#
6 36 (6.42%) Perl
7 34 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 31 (5.53%) Ruby
9 30 (5.35%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.81%) Scala
11 23 (4.10%) Java 8
12 18 (3.21%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.67%) C++
15 13 (2.32%) Go
16 11 (1.96%) Groovy
17 9 (1.60%) XPath
18 7 (1.25%) R
19 6 (1.07%) C
19 6 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (7.13%) Degree
2 18 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
2 18 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.50%) CISM
3 14 (2.50%) CISSP
3 14 (2.50%) PMP
4 11 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.53%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.53%) ISEB
7 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) CASP
8 1 (0.18%) CBAP
8 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.18%) IIBA
8 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.66%) QA
2 16 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (2.50%) GDPR
4 12 (2.14%) FINRA
5 8 (1.43%) PMO
6 4 (0.71%) PSD2
7 3 (0.53%) WCAG
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 33 (5.88%) Docker
2 5 (0.89%) HDFS
3 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (5.70%) Ansible
2 22 (3.92%) Puppet
3 21 (3.74%) Terraform
4 18 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.67%) Cobbler
6 8 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.89%) Packer
8 4 (0.71%) Control-M
9 3 (0.53%) Graphite
9 3 (0.53%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.53%) Icinga
10 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.18%) Ambari
11 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.18%) Kibana
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.18%) PingFederate
11 1 (0.18%) SCCM
11 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (21.21%) Oracle
2 63 (11.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.39%) IBM
4 17 (3.03%) Sybase
5 13 (2.32%) Cloudera
5 13 (2.32%) Hortonworks
5 13 (2.32%) Informatica
5 13 (2.32%) Symantec
6 12 (2.14%) McAfee
6 12 (2.14%) Tableau
6 12 (2.14%) Varonis
7 10 (1.78%) TIBCO
7 10 (1.78%) VMware
8 9 (1.60%) Adobe
9 8 (1.43%) SAP
10 7 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.25%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.89%) Splunk
12 4 (0.71%) Citrix
13 3 (0.53%) HP