The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 5 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 205 90 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.83% 7.69% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.65% 10.83% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 48 22
Average daily rate
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£396 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.68% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
Agile Software Development
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
905 831 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.30% 70.96% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 398 346
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Agile Software Development Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development across the Edinburgh region.

Agile Software Development Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 168 (36.68%) Java
2 135 (29.48%) Scrum
3 93 (20.31%) JBoss
4 88 (19.21%) Finance
5 78 (17.03%) Oracle
6 76 (16.59%) Project Management
7 74 (16.16%) HTML
8 70 (15.28%) JavaScript
9 69 (15.07%) SOA
10 68 (14.85%) CSS
11 67 (14.63%) TDD
12 66 (14.41%) XML
13 65 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (13.97%) C#
15 57 (12.45%) Waterfall
16 53 (11.57%) .NET
16 53 (11.57%) Linux
17 52 (11.35%) Web Services
18 42 (9.17%) Use Case
19 41 (8.95%) UML
19 41 (8.95%) SQL
20 40 (8.73%) Windows
21 38 (8.30%) Data Modelling
22 37 (8.08%) SQL Server
23 35 (7.64%) JSF
23 35 (7.64%) Unit Testing
23 35 (7.64%) Web Development
23 35 (7.64%) Java EE
24 34 (7.42%) HTML5
25 33 (7.21%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.18%) Tomcat
1 10 (2.18%) Confluence
2 9 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.75%) CMS
3 8 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.87%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.22%) WordPress
6 1 (0.22%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.22%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (3.71%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.40%) MS Project
3 10 (2.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.66%) MS Office
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.75%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.87%) Agresso
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.44%) PaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.55%) HTTP
2 13 (2.84%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (2.18%) Internet
3 10 (2.18%) Firewall
4 8 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.09%) SSL
6 4 (0.87%) Network Security
7 3 (0.66%) Intranet
8 2 (0.44%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) ATM
9 1 (0.22%) GSM
9 1 (0.22%) SDH
9 1 (0.22%) UMTS
9 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.22%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.21%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.02%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.97%) Big Data
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.66%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.44%) MySQL
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.22%) DB2
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (7.21%) Maven
2 27 (5.90%) Selenium
3 26 (5.68%) JIRA
4 25 (5.46%) Eclipse
5 24 (5.24%) Visual Studio
6 21 (4.59%) Subversion
6 21 (4.59%) Git (software)
7 16 (3.49%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (2.62%) JUnit
10 11 (2.40%) JProfiler
11 7 (1.53%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.31%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.31%) Hudson
13 5 (1.09%) Grunt
13 5 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.09%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.09%) Zephyr
14 4 (0.87%) QUnit
General
1 88 (19.21%) Finance
2 24 (5.24%) Banking
3 21 (4.59%) Retail
4 7 (1.53%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.31%) Publishing
6 5 (1.09%) Back Office
7 4 (0.87%) Advertising
7 4 (0.87%) Marketing
8 3 (0.66%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 174 (37.99%) Developer
2 74 (16.16%) Analyst
3 63 (13.76%) Java Developer
4 45 (9.83%) Business Analyst
5 44 (9.61%) ScrumMaster
6 29 (6.33%) .NET Developer
7 27 (5.90%) Project Manager
8 24 (5.24%) Designer
9 19 (4.15%) Test Analyst
10 18 (3.93%) Front-End Developer
11 17 (3.71%) Architect
12 16 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.49%) Technical Leader
13 15 (3.28%) Tester
13 15 (3.28%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.28%) Consultant
14 14 (3.06%) Programmer
15 13 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
16 12 (2.62%) Senior Developer
16 12 (2.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (16.16%) HTML
2 68 (14.85%) CSS
3 66 (14.41%) XML
4 53 (11.57%) .NET
5 52 (11.35%) Web Services
6 35 (7.64%) JSF
6 35 (7.64%) Java EE
7 34 (7.42%) HTML5
8 33 (7.21%) CSS3
8 33 (7.21%) Hibernate
9 32 (6.99%) JSON
10 30 (6.55%) SOAP
11 28 (6.11%) ASP.NET
12 27 (5.90%) jQuery
13 26 (5.68%) Spring
14 23 (5.02%) RESTful
15 22 (4.80%) Apache CXF
16 20 (4.37%) JPA
16 20 (4.37%) XSLT
17 16 (3.49%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.11%) Open Source
2 19 (4.15%) User Experience
3 17 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.06%) FMCG
5 11 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.75%) CESG
6 8 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.66%) GIS
9 3 (0.66%) AS400
10 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.44%) RMADS
10 2 (0.44%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.44%) PKI
10 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.57%) Linux
2 40 (8.73%) Windows
3 25 (5.46%) Mac OS X
4 21 (4.59%) UNIX
5 15 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.97%) Android
7 3 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (29.48%) Scrum
2 76 (16.59%) Project Management
3 69 (15.07%) SOA
4 67 (14.63%) TDD
5 65 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (12.45%) Waterfall
7 42 (9.17%) Use Case
8 41 (8.95%) UML
9 38 (8.30%) Data Modelling
10 35 (7.64%) Web Development
10 35 (7.64%) Unit Testing
11 32 (6.99%) BPMN
12 27 (5.90%) Workflow
13 26 (5.68%) Mentoring
14 25 (5.46%) MVC
15 24 (5.24%) User Stories
16 23 (5.02%) BDD
16 23 (5.02%) PRINCE2
16 23 (5.02%) OO
17 22 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (36.68%) Java
2 70 (15.28%) JavaScript
3 64 (13.97%) C#
4 41 (8.95%) SQL
5 25 (5.46%) C++
6 17 (3.71%) Python
7 15 (3.28%) PHP
8 10 (2.18%) Perl
8 10 (2.18%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.31%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.09%) VBScript
10 5 (1.09%) Ruby
10 5 (1.09%) Groovy
11 4 (0.87%) VBA
12 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.44%) Scala
13 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.22%) VB
14 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (2.40%) Degree
2 9 (1.97%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) ISEB
6 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.97%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) GPG13
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.44%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.44%) StatsD
2 2 (0.44%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (20.31%) JBoss
2 78 (17.03%) Oracle
3 28 (6.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.75%) HP
5 7 (1.53%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.09%) Charles River
6 5 (1.09%) Adobe
7 4 (0.87%) CA
8 3 (0.66%) Twitter
9 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.44%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.44%) Genesys
9 2 (0.44%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.44%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.22%) Sun
10 1 (0.22%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.22%) Informatica
10 1 (0.22%) Apple
10 1 (0.22%) VMware
10 1 (0.22%) Cadence
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