Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 559 325 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 31.64% 25.49% 19.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.16% 29.36% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 202 137
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -5.30%
10th Percentile £321 £300 £285
90th Percentile £556 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £413 £395 £389
% change year-on-year +4.43% +1.51% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -0.94%

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 1,546 1,107 1,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 87.49% 86.82% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 583 619
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £215
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 £15.94 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -27.55% -24.79%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.75 £36.93
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

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 20 July 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 20 July 2018, 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.

1 187 (33.45%) Java
2 144 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 143 (25.58%) Scrum
4 141 (25.22%) SQL
5 124 (22.18%) Finance
6 95 (16.99%) C#
7 93 (16.64%) HTML
8 91 (16.28%) Oracle
9 87 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 85 (15.21%) REST
11 84 (15.03%) Spring
12 83 (14.85%) .NET
12 83 (14.85%) CSS
13 82 (14.67%) Microsoft
14 79 (14.13%) CRM
15 75 (13.42%) Waterfall
16 71 (12.70%) TDD
16 71 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
17 70 (12.52%) AngularJS
18 68 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
19 67 (11.99%) Test Automation
20 64 (11.45%) Python
20 64 (11.45%) Microservices
21 63 (11.27%) OO
22 62 (11.09%) SOAP
22 62 (11.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 59 (10.55%) DevOps
23 59 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
24 58 (10.38%) Web Services
24 58 (10.38%) Linux

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 19 (3.40%) Tomcat
2 16 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.68%) Jetty
4 14 (2.50%) Confluence
4 14 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.33%) JBoss
6 10 (1.79%) CMS
6 10 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.07%) Apache
10 4 (0.72%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.54%) IIS
12 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Mingle
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 68 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) AquaLogic BPM
2 5 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (3.58%) PaaS
5 12 (2.15%) Office 365
6 9 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 9 (1.61%) GitHub
7 8 (1.43%) IaaS
8 5 (0.89%) npm
9 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.36%) SaaS
12 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.18%) Serverless
12 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.25%) AMQP
2 6 (1.07%) Firewall
3 4 (0.72%) Internet
3 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.54%) DNS
4 3 (0.54%) FTP
4 3 (0.54%) MPLS
4 3 (0.54%) Skype
4 3 (0.54%) WAN
5 2 (0.36%) DHCP
5 2 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) Broadband
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.94%) MongoDB
3 48 (8.59%) Relational Database
4 45 (8.05%) NoSQL
5 40 (7.16%) Hadoop
6 36 (6.44%) Oracle Database
7 29 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (4.65%) Big Data
9 24 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 21 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 17 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (2.86%) Power BI
13 15 (2.68%) RDBMS
14 14 (2.50%) DB2
15 12 (2.15%) Couchbase
15 12 (2.15%) Redis
15 12 (2.15%) Riak
16 10 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 36 (6.44%) Selenium
4 33 (5.90%) Maven
5 28 (5.01%) JIRA
6 24 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (3.58%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (2.50%) Vagrant
9 12 (2.15%) Gradle
10 11 (1.97%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.79%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.61%) FitNesse
12 9 (1.61%) Subversion
13 8 (1.43%) Hudson
13 8 (1.43%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.25%) MSTest
14 7 (1.25%) NUnit
15 6 (1.07%) GitLab
15 6 (1.07%) JUnit
General
1 124 (22.18%) Finance
2 43 (7.69%) Banking
3 11 (1.97%) Marketing
4 10 (1.79%) Electronics
4 10 (1.79%) Games
4 10 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.25%) Retail
6 6 (1.07%) Back Office
6 6 (1.07%) Billing
6 6 (1.07%) Front Office
7 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 264 (47.23%) Developer
2 85 (15.21%) Java Developer
3 78 (13.95%) Architect
4 73 (13.06%) Analyst
5 45 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 42 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (6.44%) CRM Developer
8 28 (5.01%) Project Manager
9 26 (4.65%) Designer
9 26 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 25 (4.47%) .NET Developer
10 25 (4.47%) Senior Developer
11 21 (3.76%) Microsoft Developer
12 20 (3.58%) Technical Architect
13 17 (3.04%) Tester
14 16 (2.86%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
15 15 (2.68%) Python Developer
16 13 (2.33%) Digital Architect
16 13 (2.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (16.64%) HTML
2 85 (15.21%) REST
3 84 (15.03%) Spring
4 83 (14.85%) .NET
4 83 (14.85%) CSS
5 70 (12.52%) AngularJS
6 62 (11.09%) SOAP
7 58 (10.38%) Web Services
8 48 (8.59%) ASP.NET
9 46 (8.23%) HTML5
10 40 (7.16%) Hibernate
11 37 (6.62%) RESTful
12 33 (5.90%) JSON
13 27 (4.83%) XML
14 25 (4.47%) Angular 2
15 24 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (4.29%) CSS3
16 23 (4.11%) jQuery
16 23 (4.11%) React
17 22 (3.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.20%) User Experience
2 40 (7.16%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.97%) Derivative
8 7 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.07%) Fintech
9 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.89%) Blog
10 5 (0.89%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (0.89%) PMI
10 5 (0.89%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.38%) Linux
2 42 (7.51%) Unix
3 15 (2.68%) Android
4 14 (2.50%) Windows
5 13 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (25.58%) Scrum
2 79 (14.13%) CRM
3 75 (13.42%) Waterfall
4 71 (12.70%) TDD
5 67 (11.99%) Test Automation
6 64 (11.45%) Microservices
7 63 (11.27%) OO
8 62 (11.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 59 (10.55%) DevOps
9 59 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (10.38%) Service Design
11 55 (9.84%) SDLC
11 55 (9.84%) User Stories
12 53 (9.48%) Kanban
13 45 (8.05%) MVC
14 40 (7.16%) Software Engineering
15 38 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (6.80%) Project Management
16 37 (6.62%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 187 (33.45%) Java
2 144 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 141 (25.22%) SQL
4 95 (16.99%) C#
5 64 (11.45%) Python
6 28 (5.01%) PL/SQL
7 23 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.76%) Java 8
9 20 (3.58%) Scala
10 19 (3.40%) Perl
11 14 (2.50%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.50%) Ruby
11 14 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.97%) C++
13 6 (1.07%) ES6
13 6 (1.07%) Kotlin
14 5 (0.89%) C
14 5 (0.89%) Go
14 5 (0.89%) XPath
15 4 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (6.08%) Degree
2 20 (3.58%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.43%) CISSP
5 8 (1.43%) PMP
6 7 (1.25%) CISM
6 7 (1.25%) ISEB
6 7 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CASP
10 1 (0.18%) CBAP
10 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.33%) QA
2 15 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.43%) PMO
4 8 (1.43%) PSD2
5 7 (1.25%) GDPR
6 5 (0.89%) FINRA
7 4 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.72%) EMIR
7 4 (0.72%) MiFID
8 2 (0.36%) WCAG
9 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (5.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.72%) HDFS
2 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.72%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.29%) Ansible
2 17 (3.04%) Puppet
3 13 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.15%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.97%) Terraform
6 8 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.07%) Kibana
8 4 (0.72%) Icinga
9 3 (0.54%) Control-M
9 3 (0.54%) Graphite
9 3 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.54%) Packer
10 2 (0.36%) SCCM
11 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.18%) logstash
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (16.28%) Oracle
2 82 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.50%) IBM
3 14 (2.50%) Splunk
4 13 (2.33%) SAP
5 11 (1.97%) Sybase
6 10 (1.79%) Informatica
6 10 (1.79%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.61%) Tableau
7 9 (1.61%) VMware
8 8 (1.43%) Perforce
8 8 (1.43%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.07%) Adobe
9 6 (1.07%) Citrix
9 6 (1.07%) Symantec
10 5 (0.89%) Cloudera
10 5 (0.89%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.89%) McAfee
10 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.89%) Varonis