Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 179 398 561
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.96% 26.60% 32.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.97% 29.70% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 225 350
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £314 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £556
Scotland median daily rate £450 £436 £413
% change year-on-year +3.15% +5.76% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% - -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 527 1,340 1,551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.28% 89.57% 88.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 787 914
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £263
90th Percentile £574 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 32
Median hourly rate £20.36 £25.00 £16.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.58% +49.88% -19.40%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +44.44% +26.76% -35.45%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 68 (37.99%) Public Sector
2 41 (22.91%) Scrum
3 40 (22.35%) DevOps
4 39 (21.79%) Service Design
5 36 (20.11%) C#
6 35 (19.55%) Azure
7 34 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 31 (17.32%) Test Automation
9 29 (16.20%) SQL
10 25 (13.97%) Project Management
10 25 (13.97%) Finance
10 25 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (13.97%) SDLC
11 24 (13.41%) Java
11 24 (13.41%) JIRA
12 23 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (12.29%) Selenium
14 21 (11.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 20 (11.17%) Waterfall
15 20 (11.17%) Degree
16 19 (10.61%) QA
16 19 (10.61%) CRM
17 18 (10.06%) Dynamics CRM
18 17 (9.50%) Security Cleared
19 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
19 16 (8.94%) .NET
20 15 (8.38%) Linux
20 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
21 14 (7.82%) Decision-Making
21 14 (7.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)

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 14 (7.82%) Confluence
2 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.35%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.55%) Azure
2 14 (7.82%) AWS
3 12 (6.70%) Power Platform
4 10 (5.59%) PaaS
5 9 (5.03%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (5.03%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (4.47%) IaaS
6 8 (4.47%) Logic Apps
7 6 (3.35%) Power Automate
8 5 (2.79%) SaaS
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.68%) GCP
10 2 (1.12%) Serverless
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) Firewall
2 3 (1.68%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.68%) Network Security
2 3 (1.68%) OSPF
2 3 (1.68%) WAN
2 3 (1.68%) Wireless
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) SSH
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) DB2
2 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.35%) Power BI
6 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.68%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.68%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.68%) MySQL
7 3 (1.68%) SimpleDB
8 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (13.41%) JIRA
2 22 (12.29%) Selenium
3 12 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.70%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.47%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.91%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.35%) JMeter
7 6 (3.35%) Postman
7 6 (3.35%) Subversion
8 4 (2.23%) Axure RP
8 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.68%) JUnit
9 3 (1.68%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.12%) Gatling
10 2 (1.12%) GitLab
10 2 (1.12%) Gradle
10 2 (1.12%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.56%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 68 (37.99%) Public Sector
2 25 (13.97%) Finance
3 7 (3.91%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Marketing
5 3 (1.68%) Local Government
6 2 (1.12%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (20.11%) Developer
2 19 (10.61%) User Researcher
3 16 (8.94%) Analyst
4 13 (7.26%) Scrum Master
5 11 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.03%) Java Developer
6 9 (5.03%) Test Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Digital User Researcher
8 7 (3.91%) Test Manager
9 6 (3.35%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Consultant
9 6 (3.35%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (3.35%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
10 5 (2.79%) Azure Developer
10 5 (2.79%) IT Manager
10 5 (2.79%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (2.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) .NET
2 10 (5.59%) HTML
3 9 (5.03%) .NET Core
3 9 (5.03%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.47%) CSS
5 6 (3.35%) REST
5 6 (3.35%) Web Services
6 5 (2.79%) React
6 5 (2.79%) Spring
7 4 (2.23%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.23%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.23%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.23%) Middleware
7 4 (2.23%) RESTful
7 4 (2.23%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.68%) XML
9 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.12%) HTML5
9 2 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.15%) User Experience
3 9 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.23%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.68%) Blog
6 3 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.12%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) PMI
7 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Linux
2 6 (3.35%) Windows
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.68%) Unix
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.91%) Scrum
2 40 (22.35%) DevOps
3 39 (21.79%) Service Design
4 31 (17.32%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.97%) Project Management
5 25 (13.97%) SDLC
6 23 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 20 (11.17%) Waterfall
9 19 (10.61%) CRM
10 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (7.82%) Decision-Making
11 14 (7.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 13 (7.26%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.26%) Data Analysis
12 13 (7.26%) PRINCE2
12 13 (7.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (6.70%) Ergonomics
13 12 (6.70%) Human Factors
13 12 (6.70%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.11%) C#
2 29 (16.20%) SQL
3 24 (13.41%) Java
4 14 (7.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.26%) Python
6 9 (5.03%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.35%) R
9 5 (2.79%) Scala
10 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.68%) Perl
12 2 (1.12%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) Java 8
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 17 (9.50%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.35%) CISA
4 6 (3.35%) CISM
4 6 (3.35%) CISSP
4 6 (3.35%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.35%) PMP
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.61%) QA
2 6 (3.35%) COBIT
2 6 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 6 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.35%) NIST
2 6 (3.35%) NIST 800
3 5 (2.79%) PMO
4 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) Terraform
2 5 (2.79%) Ansible
3 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.56%) logstash
4 1 (0.56%) Packer
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) Oracle
3 8 (4.47%) IBM
4 6 (3.35%) Databricks
5 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.79%) Sybase
6 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco
6 3 (1.68%) F5
6 3 (1.68%) Google
6 3 (1.68%) Meraki
6 3 (1.68%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.12%) Citrix
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
7 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Curam
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) VMware