Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 149 362 540
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.41% 29.62% 34.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.17% 34.28% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 232 332
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £317 £327 £330
90th Percentile £541 £575 £563
Scotland median daily rate £425 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate - £47.00 £44.13
% change year-on-year - +6.52% +6.33%

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 592 1,056 1,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.02% 86.42% 90.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 681 848
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £239 £275 £263
90th Percentile £541 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 33
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.75 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -13.19% -5.21%
10th Percentile £9.25 £11.17 £12.25
90th Percentile £27.95 £34.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year -1.27% -18.56% +19.99%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021, 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 62 (41.61%) Public Sector
2 36 (24.16%) C#
3 32 (21.48%) SQL
4 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
5 29 (19.46%) Java
6 28 (18.79%) Finance
7 25 (16.78%) Scrum
8 24 (16.11%) Service Design
9 23 (15.44%) CRM
10 22 (14.77%) Project Management
11 21 (14.09%) Test Automation
12 20 (13.42%) Dynamics CRM
12 20 (13.42%) .NET
13 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
13 19 (12.75%) Azure
14 18 (12.08%) Git (software)
14 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (11.41%) Waterfall
15 17 (11.41%) Microservices
16 16 (10.74%) DevOps
16 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio
17 15 (10.07%) MVC
17 15 (10.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 13 (8.72%) REST
18 13 (8.72%) Disclosure Scotland
18 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
18 13 (8.72%) Selenium
19 12 (8.05%) React
19 12 (8.05%) Power Platform
20 11 (7.38%) .NET Core

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 8 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.36%) Confluence
3 3 (2.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.34%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.75%) Azure
2 12 (8.05%) Power Platform
3 10 (6.71%) AWS
3 10 (6.71%) Logic Apps
4 9 (6.04%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (6.04%) PowerApps
5 8 (5.37%) Power Automate
6 5 (3.36%) PaaS
7 4 (2.68%) Office 365
8 3 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.34%) Force.com
9 2 (1.34%) GitHub
9 2 (1.34%) Yammer
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.67%) GCP
10 1 (0.67%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Skype
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.67%) OSPF
2 1 (0.67%) SSH
2 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.67%) WAN
2 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.03%) DB2
4 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.01%) Big Data
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.34%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.34%) MySQL
7 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.34%) Power BI
7 2 (1.34%) QlikView
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.67%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio
3 13 (8.72%) Selenium
4 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.04%) JIRA
4 9 (6.04%) Postman
5 7 (4.70%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.03%) Gradle
6 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.68%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.34%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.34%) JMeter
9 2 (1.34%) Moq
9 2 (1.34%) NUnit
9 2 (1.34%) REST Assured
9 2 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.34%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 62 (41.61%) Public Sector
2 28 (18.79%) Finance
3 8 (5.37%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Front Office
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (32.89%) Developer
2 12 (8.05%) Java Developer
3 10 (6.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (6.71%) Analyst
4 9 (6.04%) Designer
5 8 (5.37%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.37%) Product Owner
5 8 (5.37%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (4.03%) Architect
7 6 (4.03%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (3.36%) CRM Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Head of Architecture
9 4 (2.68%) Lead Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.42%) .NET
2 13 (8.72%) REST
3 12 (8.05%) React
4 11 (7.38%) .NET Core
4 11 (7.38%) Spring
5 10 (6.71%) HTML
6 9 (6.04%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.04%) JSON
6 9 (6.04%) Spring Boot
6 9 (6.04%) XML
7 8 (5.37%) CSS
7 8 (5.37%) Web Services
8 7 (4.70%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.03%) Entity Framework
9 6 (4.03%) SOAP
10 5 (3.36%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.36%) HTML5
10 5 (3.36%) J2EE
10 5 (3.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.70%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.70%) User Experience
3 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.68%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.34%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Linux
2 3 (2.01%) Android
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.34%) Unix
3 2 (1.34%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) CentOS
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) Scrum
2 24 (16.11%) Service Design
3 23 (15.44%) CRM
4 22 (14.77%) Project Management
5 21 (14.09%) Test Automation
6 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.41%) Microservices
7 17 (11.41%) Waterfall
8 16 (10.74%) DevOps
9 15 (10.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (10.07%) MVC
10 11 (7.38%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.38%) Migration
11 10 (6.71%) Project Delivery
11 10 (6.71%) Requirements Gathering
12 9 (6.04%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.37%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (4.70%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.16%) C#
2 32 (21.48%) SQL
3 29 (19.46%) Java
4 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.04%) Python
6 3 (2.01%) Scala
6 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.34%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.34%) Perl
7 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.67%) Go
8 1 (0.67%) Java 8
8 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.01%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.34%) Degree
3 2 (1.34%) PMP
4 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.04%) Data Quality
2 9 (6.04%) PMO
3 7 (4.70%) QA
4 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Ansible
2 4 (2.68%) Terraform
3 2 (1.34%) Kibana
3 2 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.36%) Google
4 4 (2.68%) IBM
4 4 (2.68%) Oracle
5 2 (1.34%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.34%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.34%) Kofax
5 2 (1.34%) Pega
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.34%) Sybase
6 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) F5
6 1 (0.67%) Meraki
6 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.67%) VMware