Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 40 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 44.94% 61.54% 19.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 67.80% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 23
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £252 £275
90th Percentile £425 £435 £545
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.68% +3.53% +11.84%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80 59 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 89.89% 90.77% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 75
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £226 £259 £265
90th Percentile £434 £428 £470
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.69 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.42% -13.15% -76.19%
10th Percentile £29.00 £8.14 £9.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £26.39 £10.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in West Lothian

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Lothian

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Lothian over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Lothian

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston 0 39 £415 +22.28% 1
Agile Software Development
Scotland

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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 27 (67.50%) CRM
2 26 (65.00%) Java
3 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (52.50%) Waterfall
5 17 (42.50%) J2EE
5 17 (42.50%) SOA
5 17 (42.50%) OpenView
5 17 (42.50%) HP
5 17 (42.50%) LoadRunner
5 17 (42.50%) Performance Testing
5 17 (42.50%) HP SiteScope
5 17 (42.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (42.50%) Performance Engineering
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) HTML
8 9 (22.50%) BDD
9 8 (20.00%) SDLC
9 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.50%) Spring
10 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
10 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
11 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (15.00%) User Experience
11 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
12 5 (12.50%) Selenium
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (10.00%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.50%) MQTT
1 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) LoadRunner
2 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) Axure RP
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.50%) Bower
5 3 (7.50%) Grunt
5 3 (7.50%) gulp
5 3 (7.50%) jspm
5 3 (7.50%) Maven
6 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (5.00%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) Trac
General
1 4 (10.00%) Billing
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Tester
2 17 (42.50%) Performance Tester
2 17 (42.50%) Senior Performance Tester
2 17 (42.50%) Senior Tester
3 11 (27.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) UX Designer
6 3 (7.50%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) iOS Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) J2EE
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) Spring
4 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) Aurelia
4 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (12.50%) React
5 3 (7.50%) LESS
5 3 (7.50%) Sass
5 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.00%) JDBC
6 2 (5.00%) JMS
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) CRM
2 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (52.50%) Waterfall
4 17 (42.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (42.50%) Performance Engineering
4 17 (42.50%) Performance Testing
4 17 (42.50%) SOA
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 8 (20.00%) SDLC
7 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
9 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
10 5 (12.50%) Transpiler
11 4 (10.00%) Prototyping
11 4 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) ES6
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) HP SiteScope
1 17 (42.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) HP