Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 548 357 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.95% 30.75% 23.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 38.87% 35.24% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 228 140
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £300
90th Percentile £569 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £42.50 - £44.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £41.85
90th Percentile £43.75 - £49.15
Scotland median hourly rate £39.75 £41.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -4.22% -4.60% +7.73%

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 1,410 1,013 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.92% 87.25% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 581 468
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £200
90th Percentile £550 £506 £451
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 23
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.75 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.21% +14.29% -16.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £33.88 £45.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.33% +2.38%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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.

1 177 (32.30%) Java
2 140 (25.55%) SQL
3 139 (25.36%) Finance
4 116 (21.17%) Scrum
5 99 (18.07%) Oracle
6 94 (17.15%) JavaScript
7 90 (16.42%) Jenkins
8 89 (16.24%) HTML
9 87 (15.88%) Test Automation
10 86 (15.69%) Linux
11 84 (15.33%) Spring
12 82 (14.96%) Python
13 72 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (12.77%) DevOps
15 66 (12.04%) SQL Server
16 64 (11.68%) Git (software)
17 63 (11.50%) CSS
18 61 (11.13%) C#
19 60 (10.95%) TDD
19 60 (10.95%) Software Engineering
20 58 (10.58%) Microsoft
21 57 (10.40%) Degree
21 57 (10.40%) Relational Database
22 56 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
23 55 (10.04%) REST
24 54 (9.85%) JIRA
25 52 (9.49%) Business Analysis
26 51 (9.31%) AngularJS
27 50 (9.12%) SDLC
28 49 (8.94%) 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 23 (4.20%) Confluence
2 15 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.01%) JBoss
4 10 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.46%) CMS
6 8 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.28%) Jetty
8 5 (0.91%) Alfresco
8 5 (0.91%) Mule
8 5 (0.91%) Mule ESB
9 4 (0.73%) Apache Qpid
10 3 (0.55%) Drupal
10 3 (0.55%) FileNet
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Documentum
11 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.73%) InVision
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.09%) AquaLogic BPM
2 6 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) Actimize
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.10%) GitHub
4 10 (1.82%) PaaS
4 10 (1.82%) SaaS
5 9 (1.64%) IaaS
6 7 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.73%) Office 365
10 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.55%) Boomi
10 3 (0.55%) Serverless
11 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.36%) NuGet
11 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.36%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.28%) Internet
2 10 (1.82%) Firewall
3 9 (1.64%) AMQP
4 7 (1.28%) HTTP
5 5 (0.91%) NAS
6 3 (0.55%) Intranet
7 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.36%) DNS
7 2 (0.36%) VPN
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) DKIM
8 1 (0.18%) DMARC
8 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.18%) SMTP
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.40%) Relational Database
3 25 (4.56%) Hadoop
4 22 (4.01%) DB2
4 22 (4.01%) RDBMS
5 20 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.28%) MariaDB
6 18 (3.28%) MySQL
7 16 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.74%) ArangoDB
8 15 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.74%) Neo4j
8 15 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.82%) Power BI
11 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.46%) Pentaho
13 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 90 (16.42%) Jenkins
2 64 (11.68%) Git (software)
3 54 (9.85%) JIRA
4 28 (5.11%) Selenium
5 23 (4.20%) Cucumber
6 22 (4.01%) Maven
7 20 (3.65%) JUnit
8 19 (3.47%) TeamCity
9 18 (3.28%) JMeter
10 15 (2.74%) Subversion
11 14 (2.55%) FitNesse
11 14 (2.55%) Gatling
12 11 (2.01%) SpecFlow
13 10 (1.82%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.64%) Appium
14 9 (1.64%) Calabash
14 9 (1.64%) Gradle
15 8 (1.46%) JBehave
15 8 (1.46%) Vagrant
16 7 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (25.36%) Finance
2 47 (8.58%) Banking
3 21 (3.83%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.46%) Retail
5 7 (1.28%) Back Office
6 6 (1.09%) Front Office
7 5 (0.91%) Legal
7 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.91%) Publishing
7 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.73%) Games
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 230 (41.97%) Developer
2 93 (16.97%) Java Developer
3 63 (11.50%) Analyst
4 48 (8.76%) Business Analyst
5 46 (8.39%) Architect
6 42 (7.66%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 20 (3.65%) Designer
10 19 (3.47%) Agile Coach
11 18 (3.28%) DBA
12 17 (3.10%) Python Developer
12 17 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.10%) Web Developer
13 16 (2.92%) Senior Developer
14 15 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (2.55%) Consultant
15 14 (2.55%) React Developer
15 14 (2.55%) Senior Designer
15 14 (2.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (16.24%) HTML
2 84 (15.33%) Spring
3 63 (11.50%) CSS
4 55 (10.04%) REST
5 51 (9.31%) AngularJS
6 45 (8.21%) HTML5
7 44 (8.03%) SOAP
7 44 (8.03%) Web Services
8 42 (7.66%) React
9 38 (6.93%) .NET
10 33 (6.02%) Hibernate
11 27 (4.93%) RESTful
12 26 (4.74%) Spring Boot
13 25 (4.56%) CSS3
14 23 (4.20%) JSON
15 22 (4.01%) XML
16 19 (3.47%) ASP.NET
17 17 (3.10%) J2EE
17 17 (3.10%) JMS
18 16 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.93%) User Experience
2 34 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.19%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.46%) Cloud Native
11 7 (1.28%) Clustering
11 7 (1.28%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.28%) Replication
12 4 (0.73%) Derivative
12 4 (0.73%) Wiki
13 3 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.55%) Fintech
13 3 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.69%) Linux
2 35 (6.39%) Windows
3 31 (5.66%) Unix
4 23 (4.20%) Android
5 17 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) AIX
7 2 (0.36%) Tru64
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.17%) Scrum
2 87 (15.88%) Test Automation
3 72 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (12.77%) DevOps
5 60 (10.95%) Software Engineering
5 60 (10.95%) TDD
6 52 (9.49%) Business Analysis
7 50 (9.12%) SDLC
8 49 (8.94%) OO
9 48 (8.76%) Migration
10 44 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 43 (7.85%) Kanban
12 41 (7.48%) Web Development
13 40 (7.30%) Continuous Delivery
13 40 (7.30%) Project Management
14 39 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (6.75%) User Stories
17 36 (6.57%) BDD
18 35 (6.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 177 (32.30%) Java
2 140 (25.55%) SQL
3 94 (17.15%) JavaScript
4 82 (14.96%) Python
5 61 (11.13%) C#
6 47 (8.58%) Perl
7 31 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 30 (5.47%) Ruby
9 18 (3.28%) Go
10 17 (3.10%) Java 8
10 17 (3.10%) Scala
11 15 (2.74%) C++
12 14 (2.55%) ES6
13 12 (2.19%) Apple Swift
14 11 (2.01%) Groovy
14 11 (2.01%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.46%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (10.40%) Degree
2 25 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.10%) CISM
3 17 (3.10%) CISSP
4 15 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.37%) PMP
6 10 (1.82%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.09%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) CISA
11 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) ISEB
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.38%) QA
2 16 (2.92%) GDPR
3 15 (2.74%) FINRA
4 10 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.28%) PMO
7 6 (1.09%) WCAG
8 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.55%) COBIT
10 2 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.36%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.18%) MISRA
11 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.01%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Firmware
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) Postfix
3 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (5.66%) Ansible
2 22 (4.01%) Terraform
3 20 (3.65%) Puppet
4 18 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.73%) Cobbler
5 4 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.73%) Nagios
5 4 (0.73%) Packer
6 3 (0.55%) Rancher
7 2 (0.36%) Control-M
7 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.36%) Salt
8 1 (0.18%) Ambari
8 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.18%) Oozie
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 99 (18.07%) Oracle
2 58 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.65%) Sybase
4 17 (3.10%) IBM
5 16 (2.92%) Cloudera
5 16 (2.92%) Hortonworks
6 15 (2.74%) McAfee
6 15 (2.74%) Symantec
6 15 (2.74%) Varonis
7 7 (1.28%) VMware
8 6 (1.09%) Apple
8 6 (1.09%) Informatica
8 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (0.91%) OutSystems
10 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.73%) Google
10 4 (0.73%) Tableau
11 3 (0.55%) Adobe