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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 221 241 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.68% 18.87% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.21% 24.39% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 154 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
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
1284 988 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.46% 77.37% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 578 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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.

1 113 (28.75%) Finance
2 102 (25.95%) Java
3 93 (23.66%) SQL
3 93 (23.66%) TDD
4 76 (19.34%) Scrum
5 75 (19.08%) JavaScript
6 72 (18.32%) Banking
7 65 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (15.01%) HTML
9 55 (13.99%) CSS
10 53 (13.49%) XML
10 53 (13.49%) Linux
11 51 (12.98%) Oracle
12 40 (10.18%) jQuery
12 40 (10.18%) SDLC
13 38 (9.67%) Spring
13 38 (9.67%) Project Management
14 37 (9.41%) UNIX
15 35 (8.91%) Web Services
15 35 (8.91%) Selenium
15 35 (8.91%) RESTful
16 33 (8.40%) .NET
16 33 (8.40%) J2EE
16 33 (8.40%) BDD
17 32 (8.14%) Unit Testing
17 32 (8.14%) Jenkins
18 31 (7.89%) Waterfall
18 31 (7.89%) MVC
19 30 (7.63%) JUnit
20 29 (7.38%) JBoss

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 29 (7.38%) JBoss
2 22 (5.60%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.53%) Apache
4 6 (1.53%) Node.js
5 5 (1.27%) Confluence
5 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.27%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (0.51%) SAS
6 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.51%) PowerExchange
6 2 (0.51%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.78%) Photoshop
1 7 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Force.com
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.29%) Internet
2 8 (2.04%) HTTP
3 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.51%) DNS
4 2 (0.51%) Intranet
4 2 (0.51%) DHCP
4 2 (0.51%) SSH
4 2 (0.51%) Network Security
4 2 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.11%) SQL Server
1 24 (6.11%) Relational Database
2 15 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.53%) PowerCenter
7 5 (1.27%) MySQL
7 5 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.25%) DB2
11 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 35 (8.91%) Selenium
2 32 (8.14%) Jenkins
3 30 (7.63%) JUnit
4 28 (7.12%) Maven
5 25 (6.36%) Cucumber
6 24 (6.11%) Ant
6 24 (6.11%) Git (software)
7 23 (5.85%) JIRA
8 21 (5.34%) Hudson
9 18 (4.58%) Eclipse
10 17 (4.33%) WebDriver
11 16 (4.07%) Subversion
12 11 (2.80%) Mockito
12 11 (2.80%) FitNesse
12 11 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (2.80%) Gradle
13 8 (2.04%) JProfiler
14 7 (1.78%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
15 6 (1.53%) PeopleTools
General
1 113 (28.75%) Finance
2 72 (18.32%) Banking
3 13 (3.31%) Retail
4 11 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.27%) Marketing
7 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.02%) Front Office
8 4 (1.02%) Publishing
9 3 (0.76%) Back Office
9 3 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 159 (40.46%) Developer
2 90 (22.90%) Analyst
3 63 (16.03%) Java Developer
4 50 (12.72%) Business Analyst
5 34 (8.65%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.09%) Test Analyst
7 18 (4.58%) Consultant
7 18 (4.58%) Python Developer
8 15 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (3.56%) Tester
10 12 (3.05%) Senior Developer
11 11 (2.80%) SQL Developer
11 11 (2.80%) Informatica Developer
11 11 (2.80%) Designer
12 10 (2.54%) Senior Manager
12 10 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
12 10 (2.54%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.29%) Test Engineer
13 9 (2.29%) Test Leader
13 9 (2.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.01%) HTML
2 55 (13.99%) CSS
3 53 (13.49%) XML
4 40 (10.18%) jQuery
5 38 (9.67%) Spring
6 35 (8.91%) Web Services
6 35 (8.91%) RESTful
7 33 (8.40%) .NET
7 33 (8.40%) J2EE
8 28 (7.12%) Hibernate
9 27 (6.87%) HTML5
10 20 (5.09%) Java EE
11 19 (4.83%) JSP
12 18 (4.58%) Ajax
13 17 (4.33%) JSON
13 17 (4.33%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.56%) JSF
15 13 (3.31%) ASP.NET
16 12 (3.05%) XSLT
16 12 (3.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.11%) User Experience
2 20 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.27%) GIS
7 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.76%) Statistics
8 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.51%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Equities
9 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.25%) iSeries
10 1 (0.25%) Podcast
10 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.25%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.49%) Linux
2 37 (9.41%) UNIX
3 13 (3.31%) Windows
4 12 (3.05%) Android
5 9 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.66%) TDD
2 76 (19.34%) Scrum
3 65 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (10.18%) SDLC
5 38 (9.67%) Project Management
6 33 (8.40%) BDD
7 32 (8.14%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 31 (7.89%) MVC
9 25 (6.36%) OO
10 23 (5.85%) Software Engineering
11 22 (5.60%) Business Analysis
11 22 (5.60%) Test Automation
11 22 (5.60%) Open Source
12 21 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (4.83%) Migration
13 19 (4.83%) Kanban
13 19 (4.83%) User Stories
13 19 (4.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.95%) Java
2 93 (23.66%) SQL
3 75 (19.08%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.87%) PL/SQL
5 24 (6.11%) C#
6 22 (5.60%) Python
7 14 (3.56%) PHP
8 8 (2.04%) Perl
9 5 (1.27%) C++
9 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.02%) C
10 4 (1.02%) PeopleCode
10 4 (1.02%) SQR
11 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.51%) VBA
12 2 (0.51%) Ada
12 2 (0.51%) XPath
13 1 (0.25%) PHP5
13 1 (0.25%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (3.05%) ISTQB
2 11 (2.80%) ISEB
3 10 (2.54%) Degree
4 9 (2.29%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.51%) MCTS
6 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) HND
7 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.62%) QA
2 9 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.51%) Puppet
1 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 51 (12.98%) Oracle
2 16 (4.07%) Informatica
3 14 (3.56%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.04%) VMware
6 6 (1.53%) Sun
6 6 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.27%) Google
7 5 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.76%) Teradata
8 3 (0.76%) Veeam
8 3 (0.76%) Tableau
8 3 (0.76%) Siebel
9 2 (0.51%) Adobe
9 2 (0.51%) SAP
9 2 (0.51%) Dell
9 2 (0.51%) Citrix
9 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.51%) Remedy
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
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