Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 410 250 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.14% 23.43% 16.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.88% 27.11% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 157 107
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £258
90th Percentile £534 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.98% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.50 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -10.47% +14.67% +22.95%

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 1,210 922 1,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.00% 86.41% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 487 582
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +4.37% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £206
90th Percentile £513 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.91% -46.71% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.57
90th Percentile £40.00 £44.50 £37.59
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.39 £33.71
% change year-on-year +20.76% -48.41% +27.81%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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.

1 126 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 121 (29.51%) Java
3 115 (28.05%) Scrum
4 89 (21.71%) C#
5 77 (18.78%) Finance
6 75 (18.29%) SQL
7 68 (16.59%) .NET
8 67 (16.34%) CSS
9 65 (15.85%) HTML
10 61 (14.88%) CRM
10 61 (14.88%) AngularJS
11 60 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 59 (14.39%) SQL Server
13 55 (13.41%) Dynamics CRM
14 54 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (12.93%) SDLC
16 52 (12.68%) Linux
17 51 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
17 51 (12.44%) Waterfall
18 50 (12.20%) TDD
19 46 (11.22%) REST
20 45 (10.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 44 (10.73%) User Stories
21 44 (10.73%) Spring
21 44 (10.73%) Oracle
22 43 (10.49%) Service Design
23 41 (10.00%) MVC
23 41 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (10.00%) Test Automation
24 40 (9.76%) OO

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 18 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.41%) Umbraco
3 13 (3.17%) Confluence
4 10 (2.44%) CMS
4 10 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.95%) Jetty
5 8 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.71%) JBoss
6 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.22%) Apache
7 5 (1.22%) IIS
8 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.73%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Mingle
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (13.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (2.20%) Office 365
5 7 (1.71%) GitHub
6 6 (1.46%) IaaS
6 6 (1.46%) PaaS
6 6 (1.46%) SaaS
7 5 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.22%) npm
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.49%) Serverless
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.95%) HTTP
1 8 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.71%) DNS
3 5 (1.22%) Firewall
3 5 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.98%) Skype
4 4 (0.98%) SSL
5 3 (0.73%) DHCP
5 3 (0.73%) Internet
5 3 (0.73%) MPLS
5 3 (0.73%) WAN
6 2 (0.49%) SAN
6 2 (0.49%) SMS
7 1 (0.24%) AMQP
7 1 (0.24%) Broadband
7 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) RS-232
7 1 (0.24%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.41%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.17%) Big Data
6 12 (2.93%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.71%) DB2
9 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.22%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.22%) Redis
11 5 (1.22%) Riak
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Zeppelin
12 4 (0.98%) MySQL
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.12%) Selenium
4 18 (4.39%) Cucumber
4 18 (4.39%) JIRA
5 15 (3.66%) Maven
6 14 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 9 (2.20%) Subversion
8 8 (1.95%) NUnit
8 8 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.71%) MSTest
9 7 (1.71%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.46%) gulp
11 5 (1.22%) Gradle
11 5 (1.22%) Hudson
11 5 (1.22%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.22%) webpack
12 4 (0.98%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.98%) Mockito
12 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 77 (18.78%) Finance
2 25 (6.10%) Banking
3 11 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.95%) Electronics
5 8 (1.95%) Marketing
6 6 (1.46%) Retail
7 5 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.98%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.49%) Military
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 178 (43.41%) Developer
2 65 (15.85%) Analyst
3 51 (12.44%) Java Developer
4 44 (10.73%) Business Analyst
5 43 (10.49%) Architect
6 25 (6.10%) .NET Developer
7 24 (5.85%) Project Manager
8 22 (5.37%) CRM Developer
9 21 (5.12%) Designer
9 21 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (4.63%) Microsoft Developer
11 18 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 15 (3.66%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (3.41%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.17%) Test Analyst
15 11 (2.68%) Automation Test Analyst
15 11 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (2.68%) Solutions Designer
15 11 (2.68%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.59%) .NET
2 67 (16.34%) CSS
3 65 (15.85%) HTML
4 61 (14.88%) AngularJS
5 46 (11.22%) REST
6 44 (10.73%) Spring
7 37 (9.02%) ASP.NET
8 35 (8.54%) Web Services
9 32 (7.80%) HTML5
10 25 (6.10%) RESTful
10 25 (6.10%) SOAP
11 24 (5.85%) jQuery
12 23 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (5.37%) Hibernate
13 22 (5.37%) React
14 20 (4.88%) .NET Framework
14 20 (4.88%) Angular 2
14 20 (4.88%) JSON
15 19 (4.63%) CSS3
15 19 (4.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.29%) User Experience
2 25 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.46%) PMI
9 5 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.98%) Blog
10 4 (0.98%) Derivative
10 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.73%) Clustering
11 3 (0.73%) Equities
11 3 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.73%) Wiki
12 2 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.49%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.68%) Linux
2 33 (8.05%) Unix
3 11 (2.68%) Android
4 9 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.20%) Windows
5 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.49%) AIX
7 2 (0.49%) CentOS
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.05%) Scrum
2 61 (14.88%) CRM
3 54 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (12.93%) SDLC
5 51 (12.44%) Waterfall
6 50 (12.20%) TDD
7 45 (10.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 44 (10.73%) User Stories
9 43 (10.49%) Service Design
10 41 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (10.00%) MVC
10 41 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 40 (9.76%) OO
12 34 (8.29%) BDD
12 34 (8.29%) Project Management
13 33 (8.05%) Kanban
14 31 (7.56%) DevOps
15 26 (6.34%) Workflow
16 24 (5.85%) Microservices
17 23 (5.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 121 (29.51%) Java
3 89 (21.71%) C#
4 75 (18.29%) SQL
5 39 (9.51%) Python
6 11 (2.68%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.44%) Ruby
8 9 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.71%) C++
9 7 (1.71%) Java 8
9 7 (1.71%) Scala
9 7 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.46%) Perl
11 5 (1.22%) ES6
12 4 (0.98%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.73%) C
13 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.24%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 18 (4.39%) Degree
2 10 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.46%) ISEB
5 6 (1.46%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.73%) PMP
7 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.83%) QA
2 13 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.22%) PMO
4 5 (1.22%) PSD2
5 4 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.98%) EMIR
5 4 (0.98%) MiFID
6 3 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (5.61%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.98%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.73%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.73%) vSphere
3 3 (0.73%) Xen
3 3 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (4.15%) Ansible
2 12 (2.93%) Puppet
3 11 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.44%) Cobbler
5 5 (1.22%) Kibana
5 5 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.73%) OpenView
6 3 (0.73%) SCCM
7 2 (0.49%) Icinga
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.49%) SCOM
7 2 (0.49%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.24%) Graphite
8 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.24%) Packer
8 1 (0.24%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 60 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.73%) Oracle
3 13 (3.17%) Splunk
4 12 (2.93%) SAP
5 8 (1.95%) Capita
5 8 (1.95%) IBM
6 7 (1.71%) VMware
7 5 (1.22%) Citrix
7 5 (1.22%) Perforce
7 5 (1.22%) Twitter
8 4 (0.98%) HP
8 4 (0.98%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.73%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.73%) Veritas
10 2 (0.49%) Informatica
10 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.49%) Sybase
10 2 (0.49%) Xamarin