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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Scotland / Stirling
Rank 4 14 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 10.53% 4.00% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 4.88% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.70% -24.44%  
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 £42.50 £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 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 16 41 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 84.21% 82.00% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 25
Median daily rate £350 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Alterian
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) OSGi
3 1 (20.00%) REST

Agile Software Development
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Alterian
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle