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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Software Development
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 244 330 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.31% 23.16% 17.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.42% 28.35% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 178 133
Median daily rate £415 £380 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +21.62%

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
670 1164 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.23% 81.68% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 599 553
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 254 (46.95%) Scrum
2 188 (34.75%) Java
3 141 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 126 (23.29%) TDD
5 120 (22.18%) BDD
6 106 (19.59%) SQL
7 103 (19.04%) HTML
8 102 (18.85%) Finance
9 90 (16.64%) Python
10 89 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
11 86 (15.90%) CSS
12 81 (14.97%) JIRA
12 81 (14.97%) Kanban
13 79 (14.60%) Web Services
14 77 (14.23%) AngularJS
15 64 (11.83%) Oracle
16 59 (10.91%) GIS
17 57 (10.54%) User Experience
18 54 (9.98%) Jenkins
18 54 (9.98%) Project Management
18 54 (9.98%) Degree
19 53 (9.80%) User Stories
19 53 (9.80%) Cucumber
20 52 (9.61%) Open Source
20 52 (9.61%) Maven
21 51 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
22 50 (9.24%) PRINCE2
23 49 (9.06%) .NET
24 47 (8.69%) DevOps
25 45 (8.32%) PostGIS

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 42 (7.76%) JBoss
2 39 (7.21%) GeoServer
3 20 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.03%) CMS
5 10 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.11%) Apache
7 6 (1.11%) Confluence
8 4 (0.74%) SAS
9 3 (0.55%) Drupal
9 3 (0.55%) IIS
9 3 (0.55%) WordPress
10 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.37%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.48%) MS Project
4 7 (1.29%) MS Office
5 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.85%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.48%) Sonata
4 6 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.18%) Endur
7 1 (0.18%) Findur
7 1 (0.18%) Minerva
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.11%) IaaS
2 6 (1.11%) Office 365
3 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.92%) PaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Route 53
5 2 (0.37%) Trello
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.03%) Firewall
2 10 (1.85%) LAN
2 10 (1.85%) WAN
3 8 (1.48%) DNS
4 6 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (1.11%) DHCP
4 6 (1.11%) VXLAN
5 5 (0.92%) Internet
5 5 (0.92%) Intranet
5 5 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.92%) VLAN
6 4 (0.74%) VPN
7 3 (0.55%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
7 3 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.55%) SSL
8 2 (0.37%) BGP
8 2 (0.37%) HTTP
8 2 (0.37%) OSPF
8 2 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.91%) GIS
2 34 (6.28%) Spatial Data
3 30 (5.55%) Oracle Database
4 21 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.14%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.85%) MySQL
7 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.66%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.48%) QGIS
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.55%) Big Data
12 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.37%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 81 (14.97%) JIRA
2 54 (9.98%) Jenkins
3 53 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 52 (9.61%) Maven
5 38 (7.02%) Selenium
6 31 (5.73%) Gradle
7 28 (5.18%) Git (software)
7 28 (5.18%) Subversion
8 26 (4.81%) JBehave
9 21 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 18 (3.33%) SoapUI
11 15 (2.77%) Artifactory
12 14 (2.59%) WebDriver
13 13 (2.40%) Hudson
13 13 (2.40%) Jasmine
14 10 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.29%) Protractor
15 7 (1.29%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.92%) JProfiler
16 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 102 (18.85%) Finance
2 31 (5.73%) Banking
3 15 (2.77%) Retail
4 8 (1.48%) Retail Banking
4 8 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.74%) Law
6 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.55%) Marketing
6 3 (0.55%) Publishing
7 2 (0.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
7 2 (0.37%) Electronics
7 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Military
8 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (43.07%) Developer
2 77 (14.23%) Java Developer
3 69 (12.75%) Analyst
4 43 (7.95%) Project Manager
5 42 (7.76%) Architect
6 37 (6.84%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 30 (5.55%) Scrum Master
9 29 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 27 (4.99%) Test Analyst
11 21 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
11 21 (3.88%) Web Developer
12 20 (3.70%) Consultant
13 18 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
14 16 (2.96%) Developer in Test
14 16 (2.96%) Tester
15 15 (2.77%) Data Architect
16 14 (2.59%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (2.59%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (19.04%) HTML
2 86 (15.90%) CSS
3 79 (14.60%) Web Services
4 77 (14.23%) AngularJS
5 49 (9.06%) .NET
6 45 (8.32%) PostGIS
7 44 (8.13%) XML
8 41 (7.58%) OpenLayers
9 39 (7.21%) jQuery
9 39 (7.21%) Leaflet
10 37 (6.84%) Node.js
11 34 (6.28%) HTML5
11 34 (6.28%) SOAP
12 33 (6.10%) Java EE
13 31 (5.73%) React
14 29 (5.36%) XSLT
15 28 (5.18%) RESTful
15 28 (5.18%) Spring
16 27 (4.99%) Hibernate
17 26 (4.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.54%) User Experience
2 28 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.77%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.22%) Fintech
5 8 (1.48%) Cryptography
5 8 (1.48%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.11%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.55%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (0.55%) Social Media
9 3 (0.55%) Statistics
10 2 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.37%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.37%) iPad
10 2 (0.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.84%) Linux
2 14 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.40%) Unix
3 13 (2.40%) Windows
4 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.74%) Android
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (46.95%) Scrum
2 126 (23.29%) TDD
3 120 (22.18%) BDD
4 89 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
5 81 (14.97%) Kanban
6 54 (9.98%) Project Management
7 53 (9.80%) User Stories
8 52 (9.61%) Open Source
9 51 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (9.24%) PRINCE2
11 47 (8.69%) DevOps
12 41 (7.58%) SOA
13 35 (6.47%) SDLC
14 32 (5.91%) Web Development
15 31 (5.73%) Test Automation
15 31 (5.73%) Waterfall
16 30 (5.55%) Migration
17 28 (5.18%) Front End Development
17 28 (5.18%) Mentoring
18 27 (4.99%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 188 (34.75%) Java
2 141 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 106 (19.59%) SQL
4 90 (16.64%) Python
5 39 (7.21%) C#
6 24 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 13 (2.40%) Objective-C
8 11 (2.03%) C
9 8 (1.48%) Apple Swift
9 8 (1.48%) Perl
10 7 (1.29%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.29%) ES6
11 6 (1.11%) PHP
11 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.92%) Ruby
13 4 (0.74%) C++
13 4 (0.74%) Scala
14 3 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.37%) Delphi
15 2 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (9.98%) Degree
2 23 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.03%) ISEB
5 10 (1.85%) APMP
5 10 (1.85%) CISSP
6 8 (1.48%) CEH
6 8 (1.48%) CREST Certified
7 7 (1.29%) GIAC
7 7 (1.29%) SANS
7 7 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.92%) CCNP
9 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.37%) VCP6
12 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.18%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 24 (4.44%) QA
3 4 (0.74%) WCAG
4 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) SDET
5 2 (0.37%) WAI
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.03%) Docker
3 9 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.48%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.29%) XenApp
5 7 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.11%) vSphere
7 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.37%) zsh
9 1 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (5.18%) Ansible
2 16 (2.96%) Puppet
3 8 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.92%) SCCM
5 5 (0.92%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.18%) Graylog
7 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.18%) OpenView
7 1 (0.18%) Packer
7 1 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (11.83%) Oracle
2 39 (7.21%) ESRI
3 31 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.70%) VMware
5 17 (3.14%) Cisco
6 11 (2.03%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.03%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.66%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.66%) Citrix
8 8 (1.48%) FNZ
8 8 (1.48%) HP
9 5 (0.92%) Splunk
10 4 (0.74%) Apple
10 4 (0.74%) SAP
10 4 (0.74%) Twitter
11 3 (0.55%) Adobe
11 3 (0.55%) Juniper
12 2 (0.37%) EMC
12 2 (0.37%) IBM
12 2 (0.37%) NetApp
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