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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 11 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 45.83% 44.83% 13.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 46.43% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £344 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £488 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +14.18%  

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 22 28 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 91.67% 96.55% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 33
Median daily rate £415 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Livingston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Livingston over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Livingston

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (77.42%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 11 (35.48%) CRM
5 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
6 10 (32.26%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) Selenium
7 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 9 (29.03%) Marketing
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) SOA
9 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) SDLC
11 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
11 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis

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 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
2 9 (29.03%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.68%) Bower
4 3 (9.68%) Grunt
4 3 (9.68%) gulp
4 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
4 3 (9.68%) jspm
4 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 2 (6.45%) DbUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) Mockito
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Tester
3 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Angular Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tester
5 4 (12.90%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (12.90%) QA Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Change and Release Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) CSS
1 11 (35.48%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) Spring
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.13%) Angular 2
4 5 (16.13%) J2EE
4 5 (16.13%) Spring Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) Sass
6 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (9.68%) LESS
6 3 (9.68%) React
6 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Middleware
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.23%) JDBC
8 1 (3.23%) JMS
8 1 (3.23%) XML
8 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.45%) Reference Data
1 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) CRM
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 10 (32.26%) Waterfall
6 7 (22.58%) SOA
6 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
7 6 (19.35%) SDLC
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
8 5 (16.13%) Microservices
8 5 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
8 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) ES6
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (16.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) HP
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