Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 419 556 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 27.33% 31.68% 25.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.74% 36.01% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 351 200
Glasgow median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £320 £300
90th Percentile £575 £556 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -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 1,363 1,544 1,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.91% 87.98% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 920 589
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £15.86 £15.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.63% -0.50% -27.55%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.18 £35.00 £37.75
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -36.36% -23.61%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019, 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.

1 128 (30.55%) Java
2 100 (23.87%) SQL
3 89 (21.24%) JavaScript
3 89 (21.24%) Spring
4 83 (19.81%) Scrum
5 82 (19.57%) Git (software)
6 72 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
7 70 (16.71%) Finance
8 65 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 65 (15.51%) DevOps
9 63 (15.04%) Linux
10 57 (13.60%) JIRA
11 53 (12.65%) Business Analysis
12 51 (12.17%) .NET
13 50 (11.93%) Oracle
14 49 (11.69%) Microsoft
15 48 (11.46%) Mentoring
16 47 (11.22%) Security Cleared
16 47 (11.22%) REST
17 46 (10.98%) C#
18 42 (10.02%) HTML
18 42 (10.02%) Migration
19 40 (9.55%) Waterfall
19 40 (9.55%) Microservices
19 40 (9.55%) Relational Database
20 39 (9.31%) Spring Boot
20 39 (9.31%) SDLC
20 39 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (9.31%) Kanban
21 38 (9.07%) CSS

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 37 (8.83%) Confluence
2 14 (3.34%) Umbraco
3 11 (2.63%) Alfresco
3 11 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.15%) CMS
5 9 (2.15%) OpenEdge
6 7 (1.67%) Anypoint
7 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.72%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) Jetty
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.24%) Mule
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.43%) Sketch
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.24%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 20 (4.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Actimize
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 72 (17.18%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.30%) Google Docs
3 18 (4.30%) Slack
4 17 (4.06%) npm
5 14 (3.34%) PaaS
6 13 (3.10%) SaaS
7 12 (2.86%) IaaS
7 12 (2.86%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.91%) Apigee
8 8 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.91%) Serverless
9 7 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.67%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.43%) Office 365
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.48%) GitHub
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.01%) Skype
2 12 (2.86%) Firewall
3 4 (0.95%) Internet
4 3 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) MPLS
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.55%) Relational Database
2 36 (8.59%) MySQL
2 36 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.68%) MariaDB
4 22 (5.25%) Big Data
4 22 (5.25%) RDBMS
5 20 (4.77%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.86%) Power BI
9 9 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.15%) HBase
9 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.67%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.43%) Impala
11 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.19%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 82 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 57 (13.60%) JIRA
3 38 (9.07%) Jenkins
4 37 (8.83%) JUnit
5 20 (4.77%) Subversion
6 19 (4.53%) Maven
7 18 (4.30%) Gradle
8 17 (4.06%) TeamCity
9 15 (3.58%) Selenium
10 13 (3.10%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.63%) IntelliJ
12 10 (2.39%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.39%) FindBugs
12 10 (2.39%) gulp
12 10 (2.39%) webpack
13 9 (2.15%) Hudson
14 8 (1.91%) NUnit
15 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio
16 6 (1.43%) Axure RP
16 6 (1.43%) Balsamiq
General
1 70 (16.71%) Finance
2 34 (8.11%) Banking
3 17 (4.06%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.15%) Back Office
4 9 (2.15%) Legal
5 6 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.19%) Marketing
6 5 (1.19%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Retail
8 3 (0.72%) Front Office
9 2 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (40.10%) Developer
2 67 (15.99%) Java Developer
3 49 (11.69%) Analyst
4 42 (10.02%) Architect
5 29 (6.92%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (4.77%) Designer
8 18 (4.30%) .NET Developer
9 15 (3.58%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.34%) Consultant
10 14 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (3.10%) Agile Business Analyst
11 13 (3.10%) Lead Developer
12 12 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.86%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.39%) Tester
14 9 (2.15%) DBA
14 9 (2.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (2.15%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (21.24%) Spring
2 51 (12.17%) .NET
3 47 (11.22%) REST
4 42 (10.02%) HTML
5 39 (9.31%) Spring Boot
6 38 (9.07%) CSS
6 38 (9.07%) Web Services
7 33 (7.88%) AngularJS
8 25 (5.97%) Hibernate
9 23 (5.49%) XML
10 21 (5.01%) .NET Framework
11 20 (4.77%) JSON
11 20 (4.77%) React
11 20 (4.77%) SOAP
12 19 (4.53%) Sass
13 15 (3.58%) HTML5
13 15 (3.58%) RESTful
14 14 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (3.10%) J2EE
16 11 (2.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.44%) User Experience
3 21 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.53%) Public Cloud
5 17 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.15%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.43%) Clustering
11 5 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.19%) Tandem
12 4 (0.95%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.72%) Derivative
13 3 (0.72%) Equities
13 3 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.72%) Replication
13 3 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.04%) Linux
2 16 (3.82%) Unix
3 13 (3.10%) CentOS
4 10 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.39%) Windows
5 3 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.81%) Scrum
2 65 (15.51%) DevOps
3 53 (12.65%) Business Analysis
4 48 (11.46%) Mentoring
5 42 (10.02%) Migration
6 40 (9.55%) Microservices
6 40 (9.55%) Waterfall
7 39 (9.31%) Kanban
7 39 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (9.31%) SDLC
8 37 (8.83%) TDD
9 35 (8.35%) Test Automation
10 33 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (7.64%) Service Design
12 31 (7.40%) Technical Leadership
13 30 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (7.16%) Software Engineering
14 29 (6.92%) Project Management
15 28 (6.68%) SOA
15 28 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (30.55%) Java
2 100 (23.87%) SQL
3 89 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.98%) C#
5 35 (8.35%) Java 8
6 34 (8.11%) Python
7 20 (4.77%) Groovy
7 20 (4.77%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.82%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.58%) ES6
10 14 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.10%) TypeScript
12 11 (2.63%) Perl
13 8 (1.91%) Scala
14 7 (1.67%) Ruby
15 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.95%) Clojure
16 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.72%) Go
18 2 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.49%) Degree
4 11 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (1.43%) CASP
5 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.43%) CISM
5 6 (1.43%) CISSP
5 6 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.19%) PMP
7 4 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.06%) QA
2 15 (3.58%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.39%) NCSC
3 10 (2.39%) NIST
4 8 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.19%) PMO
7 2 (0.48%) GDPR
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (5.97%) Docker
2 6 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.19%) HDFS
4 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.95%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (8.83%) Terraform
2 30 (7.16%) Ansible
3 14 (3.34%) Puppet
4 4 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.95%) Packer
5 2 (0.48%) Control-M
6 1 (0.24%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.24%) Rancher
6 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (11.93%) Oracle
2 49 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.97%) Google
4 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.15%) MuleSoft
5 9 (2.15%) VMware
6 8 (1.91%) SAP
6 8 (1.91%) Sybase
7 7 (1.67%) IBM
7 7 (1.67%) WSO2
8 6 (1.43%) Splunk
9 5 (1.19%) Cisco
9 5 (1.19%) Dell
9 5 (1.19%) EMC
10 4 (0.95%) Adobe
10 4 (0.95%) Citrix
10 4 (0.95%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.95%) NetApp
10 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.72%) Xamarin