The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 23 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
Scotland / Stirling
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 17
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 34.78% 16.67% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.44% 18.75% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -12.95%  
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +17.36%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18 64 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 78.26% 88.89% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 19
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Stirling

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Stirling over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Stirling

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Informatica
2 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) QlikView
2 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) SPSS
4 4 (40.00%) SAS
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 4 (40.00%) R
4 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Adobe

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SPSS
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (60.00%) QlikView
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Programmer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) FileNet Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) LESS
2 1 (10.00%) OSGi
2 1 (10.00%) React
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (40.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Scorecard
5 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) R
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Informatica
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft