Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 39 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 50.00% 60.00% 20.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 55.71% 66.67% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 23
Livingston median daily rate £415 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.28% -9.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £229 £275
90th Percentile £425 £438 £545
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +22.96% -10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Livingston median hourly rate - £32.50 -
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -

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 Livingston with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Livingston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 70 54 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 89.74% 90.00% 88.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 70
Livingston median daily rate £415 £339 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.28% -9.50% -
10th Percentile £247 £229 £265
90th Percentile £434 £426 £470
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +22.96% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Livingston median hourly rate - £8.69 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.15% -76.19%
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.69 £10.00
% change year-on-year +245.42% -13.15% -76.19%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Livingston

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (69.23%) CRM
2 26 (66.67%) Java
3 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (53.85%) Waterfall
5 17 (43.59%) J2EE
5 17 (43.59%) SOA
5 17 (43.59%) OpenView
5 17 (43.59%) HP
5 17 (43.59%) LoadRunner
5 17 (43.59%) Performance Testing
5 17 (43.59%) HP SiteScope
5 17 (43.59%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (43.59%) Performance Engineering
6 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.64%) TDD
8 9 (23.08%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
8 9 (23.08%) BDD
9 8 (20.51%) SDLC
10 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
10 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
10 7 (17.95%) Spring
10 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
11 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
11 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (15.38%) User Experience
12 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS

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:

Applications
1 4 (10.26%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.56%) MQTT
1 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) LoadRunner
2 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.82%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.82%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) Axure RP
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Bower
5 3 (7.69%) Grunt
5 3 (7.69%) gulp
5 3 (7.69%) jspm
5 3 (7.69%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Trac
General
1 4 (10.26%) Billing
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Tester
2 17 (43.59%) Performance Tester
2 17 (43.59%) Senior Performance Tester
2 17 (43.59%) Senior Tester
3 11 (28.21%) Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Designer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) UX Designer
6 3 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) J2EE
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.82%) Aurelia
4 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (12.82%) React
5 3 (7.69%) LESS
5 3 (7.69%) Sass
5 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) JDBC
6 2 (5.13%) JMS
6 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) CRM
2 22 (56.41%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (53.85%) Waterfall
4 17 (43.59%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (43.59%) Performance Engineering
4 17 (43.59%) Performance Testing
4 17 (43.59%) SOA
5 10 (25.64%) TDD
6 9 (23.08%) BDD
7 8 (20.51%) SDLC
8 7 (17.95%) Front End Development
8 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
9 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.82%) Transpiler
11 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.26%) Prototyping
11 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) ES6
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) HP SiteScope
1 17 (43.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) HP