Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 349 245 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 30.59% 23.09% 13.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.54% 27.47% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 138 101
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £237
90th Percentile £525 £479 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Glasgow median hourly rate - £44.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.09% +129.17%
Scotland median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -4.60% +7.73% -10.27%

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 982 892 1,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.06% 84.07% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 459 659
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £255 £210 £213
90th Percentile £506 £459 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -15.52% +65.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.00 £47.03 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +3.57% -10.06% +12.53%

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 21 January 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 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 119 (34.10%) Java
2 111 (31.81%) JavaScript
3 96 (27.51%) Scrum
4 85 (24.36%) SQL
5 65 (18.62%) Spring
6 62 (17.77%) Finance
7 59 (16.91%) HTML
8 56 (16.05%) Test Automation
9 55 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (15.76%) TDD
10 49 (14.04%) Hibernate
11 46 (13.18%) Git (software)
12 44 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (12.32%) Project Management
14 41 (11.75%) C#
14 41 (11.75%) CSS
14 41 (11.75%) Linux
14 41 (11.75%) Python
15 38 (10.89%) SDLC
16 37 (10.60%) AngularJS
17 36 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (10.03%) NoSQL
19 34 (9.74%) Waterfall
19 34 (9.74%) Oracle
19 34 (9.74%) Microsoft
20 33 (9.46%) BDD
20 33 (9.46%) User Stories
21 31 (8.88%) React
22 30 (8.60%) Maven
22 30 (8.60%) Jenkins

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 (4.01%) IIS
2 12 (3.44%) Confluence
2 12 (3.44%) JBoss
2 12 (3.44%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.44%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.58%) Jetty
5 8 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.01%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.72%) CMS
7 6 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.86%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.29%) Drupal
10 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.01%) PaaS
4 6 (1.72%) GitHub
4 6 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 6 (1.72%) SaaS
5 5 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.15%) IaaS
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.86%) Office 365
7 3 (0.86%) Serverless
8 2 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.29%) npm
9 1 (0.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.58%) Firewall
2 14 (4.01%) Internet
3 8 (2.29%) AMQP
4 7 (2.01%) HTTP
5 5 (1.43%) DNS
6 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.86%) SSL
8 2 (0.57%) SMS
9 1 (0.29%) DHCP
9 1 (0.29%) SAN
9 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.03%) NoSQL
2 28 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.88%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.72%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.87%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.58%) Couchbase
7 9 (2.58%) Redis
7 9 (2.58%) Riak
8 7 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.72%) Big Data
10 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.15%) MySQL
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 46 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 30 (8.60%) Maven
3 24 (6.88%) Subversion
4 22 (6.30%) Mercurial
4 22 (6.30%) Selenium
5 21 (6.02%) JIRA
6 18 (5.16%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.15%) Vagrant
8 10 (2.87%) Ant
9 9 (2.58%) SpecFlow
10 8 (2.29%) FitNesse
10 8 (2.29%) Grunt
10 8 (2.29%) gulp
10 8 (2.29%) JUnit
11 6 (1.72%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.72%) Hudson
12 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.15%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.15%) Gradle
General
1 62 (17.77%) Finance
2 16 (4.58%) Banking
2 16 (4.58%) Publishing
3 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.15%) Law
7 3 (0.86%) Electronics
7 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.86%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.57%) Front Office
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 149 (42.69%) Developer
2 75 (21.49%) Java Developer
3 55 (15.76%) Analyst
4 32 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 22 (6.30%) JavaScript Developer
5 22 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.30%) Lead Developer
7 14 (4.01%) .NET Developer
7 14 (4.01%) Architect
8 13 (3.72%) Lead Java Developer
8 13 (3.72%) Scrum Master
8 13 (3.72%) Web Developer
9 12 (3.44%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.15%) Business Systems Analyst
10 11 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (3.15%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.58%) Designer
12 8 (2.29%) Automation Test Analyst
12 8 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.62%) Spring
2 59 (16.91%) HTML
3 49 (14.04%) Hibernate
4 41 (11.75%) CSS
5 37 (10.60%) AngularJS
6 31 (8.88%) React
7 29 (8.31%) .NET
8 27 (7.74%) Web Services
9 22 (6.30%) RESTful
10 21 (6.02%) HTML5
11 19 (5.44%) SOAP
12 17 (4.87%) REST
13 16 (4.58%) ASP.NET
13 16 (4.58%) JPA
14 13 (3.72%) jQuery
15 12 (3.44%) XML
16 11 (3.15%) CSS3
16 11 (3.15%) JMS
16 11 (3.15%) JSON
17 10 (2.87%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.02%) User Experience
2 22 (6.30%) Data Structures
3 20 (5.73%) Algorithms
4 15 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.43%) PMI
8 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.86%) Derivative
9 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.86%) Wiki
10 2 (0.57%) FMCG
10 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.75%) Linux
2 20 (5.73%) Windows
3 18 (5.16%) Unix
4 12 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.87%) Android
5 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.57%) AIX
9 2 (0.57%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (27.51%) Scrum
2 56 (16.05%) Test Automation
3 55 (15.76%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (15.76%) TDD
4 44 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (12.32%) Project Management
6 38 (10.89%) SDLC
7 34 (9.74%) Waterfall
8 33 (9.46%) BDD
8 33 (9.46%) User Stories
9 30 (8.60%) Web Development
10 29 (8.31%) Software Engineering
11 28 (8.02%) OO
12 26 (7.45%) Kanban
13 23 (6.59%) Business Analysis
14 22 (6.30%) DevOps
15 21 (6.02%) Front End Development
16 18 (5.16%) CRM
16 18 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (4.87%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 119 (34.10%) Java
2 111 (31.81%) JavaScript
3 85 (24.36%) SQL
4 41 (11.75%) C#
4 41 (11.75%) Python
5 18 (5.16%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.16%) Ruby
6 17 (4.87%) Bash Shell
7 15 (4.30%) Perl
8 10 (2.87%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.72%) ES6
10 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.15%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.15%) VBScript
11 3 (0.86%) PHP
11 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.57%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) C++
12 2 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (4.01%) Degree
2 10 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.01%) BC Cleared
3 7 (2.01%) ISEB
4 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.29%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.74%) QA
2 11 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.29%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.29%) MISRA
4 1 (0.29%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (7.16%) Docker
2 7 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) vSphere
4 3 (0.86%) Xen
4 3 (0.86%) XenServer
5 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (8.02%) Ansible
2 18 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.16%) Puppet
3 15 (4.30%) SCCM
4 14 (4.01%) Cobbler
5 10 (2.87%) IBM BigFix
5 10 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.15%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.86%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.86%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.86%) OpenView
9 2 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.57%) Consul
9 2 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.57%) Packer
9 2 (0.57%) Salt
9 2 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (9.74%) Microsoft
1 34 (9.74%) Oracle
2 22 (6.30%) IBM
3 16 (4.58%) HP
4 15 (4.30%) Symantec
5 10 (2.87%) Dell
6 9 (2.58%) Perforce
7 8 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.29%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.72%) VMware
9 5 (1.43%) EnterpriseDB
9 5 (1.43%) Informatica
9 5 (1.43%) SAP
10 4 (1.15%) Capita
10 4 (1.15%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.57%) Citrix
12 2 (0.57%) Google
12 2 (0.57%) Sybase
12 2 (0.57%) Telerik