The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 16 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 48.48% 25.58% 22.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 55.17% 29.73% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Median daily rate £423 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.08% +6.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £36.13
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.95%  

Agile Software Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Livingston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29 37 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 87.88% 86.05% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 24
Median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +67.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Livingston

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Livingston.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Livingston

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Livingston region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
5 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) QA
6 11 (26.19%) CRM
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) Selenium
7 10 (23.81%) Spring
7 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 9 (21.43%) CSS
8 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 8 (19.05%) Marketing
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 7 (16.67%) SOA
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.29%) J2EE
11 6 (14.29%) Project Planning

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.90%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) JUnit
4 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Mockito
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (19.05%) Marketing
4 5 (11.90%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Angular Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Tester
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Database Designer
5 5 (11.90%) Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 10 (23.81%) Spring
2 9 (21.43%) CSS
2 9 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) J2EE
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) Angular 2
4 5 (11.90%) Spring Integration
4 5 (11.90%) Web Services
5 4 (9.52%) HTML5
5 4 (9.52%) Middleware
5 4 (9.52%) Sass
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (2.38%) JDBC
8 1 (2.38%) JMS
8 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.38%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Scrum
2 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (26.19%) CRM
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
4 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 7 (16.67%) SOA
6 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Microservices
7 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.90%) SDLC
8 4 (9.52%) Change Control
9 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft