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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 187 214 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.04% 17.04% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.76% 23.11% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 153 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £474 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
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
1116 926 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.82% 73.73% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 571 289
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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.

1 112 (30.43%) Finance
2 110 (29.89%) Java
3 106 (28.80%) SQL
4 80 (21.74%) TDD
5 75 (20.38%) JavaScript
6 71 (19.29%) Banking
7 63 (17.12%) Scrum
8 57 (15.49%) XML
9 54 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (14.13%) Oracle
11 51 (13.86%) CSS
11 51 (13.86%) Spring
12 49 (13.32%) HTML
12 49 (13.32%) .NET
13 46 (12.50%) UNIX
13 46 (12.50%) Linux
14 44 (11.96%) SQL Server
15 43 (11.68%) Selenium
16 42 (11.41%) SDLC
17 40 (10.87%) Unit Testing
18 39 (10.60%) MVC
19 37 (10.05%) C#
20 36 (9.78%) J2EE
21 35 (9.51%) BDD
22 34 (9.24%) Relational Database
23 33 (8.97%) JIRA
23 33 (8.97%) Project Management
24 31 (8.42%) JUnit
24 31 (8.42%) QA
24 31 (8.42%) jQuery

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (7.34%) JBoss
2 19 (5.16%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.63%) Apache
5 4 (1.09%) Confluence
5 4 (1.09%) nginx
5 4 (1.09%) CMS
6 3 (0.82%) WordPress
7 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.54%) SAS
7 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Photoshop
1 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
1 6 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Agresso
2 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.90%) SaaS
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.54%) IaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) Internet
2 6 (1.63%) HTTP
3 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.82%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.09%) PowerCenter
8 4 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
11 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Informix
11 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 43 (11.68%) Selenium
2 33 (8.97%) JIRA
3 31 (8.42%) JUnit
4 29 (7.88%) Maven
5 25 (6.79%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.79%) Jenkins
6 23 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 22 (5.98%) Ant
8 19 (5.16%) Subversion
9 17 (4.62%) WebDriver
9 17 (4.62%) CruiseControl
10 16 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (4.08%) Eclipse
12 14 (3.80%) Visual Studio
12 14 (3.80%) Mockito
13 13 (3.53%) Hudson
13 13 (3.53%) FitNesse
14 10 (2.72%) Gradle
15 9 (2.45%) Artifactory
16 8 (2.17%) Robolectric
General
1 112 (30.43%) Finance
2 71 (19.29%) Banking
3 14 (3.80%) Retail
4 12 (3.26%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.36%) Back Office
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Front Office
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (42.66%) Developer
2 87 (23.64%) Analyst
3 69 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 40 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 29 (7.88%) Test Analyst
6 28 (7.61%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.08%) Tester
8 12 (3.26%) Test Engineer
8 12 (3.26%) Senior Developer
9 11 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 11 (2.99%) .NET Developer
9 11 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (2.72%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (2.72%) Android Developer
10 10 (2.72%) Programme Manager
10 10 (2.72%) Consultant
11 9 (2.45%) Python Developer
11 9 (2.45%) Designer
12 8 (2.17%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.49%) XML
2 51 (13.86%) CSS
2 51 (13.86%) Spring
3 49 (13.32%) HTML
3 49 (13.32%) .NET
4 36 (9.78%) J2EE
5 31 (8.42%) jQuery
6 29 (7.88%) Web Services
7 28 (7.61%) Hibernate
7 28 (7.61%) ASP.NET
7 28 (7.61%) RESTful
7 28 (7.61%) Ajax
8 26 (7.07%) JSP
9 23 (6.25%) HTML5
10 20 (5.43%) Struts
11 18 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (4.89%) JSON
11 18 (4.89%) .NET Framework
11 18 (4.89%) Java EE
12 16 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.35%) User Experience
3 11 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.82%) GIS
6 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.82%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Animation
7 2 (0.54%) Statistics
7 2 (0.54%) AS400
8 1 (0.27%) Equities
8 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.27%) Podcast
8 1 (0.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.27%) iSeries
8 1 (0.27%) Derivative
8 1 (0.27%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.50%) UNIX
1 46 (12.50%) Linux
2 25 (6.79%) Windows
3 18 (4.89%) Android
4 9 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) OS/400
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.74%) TDD
2 63 (17.12%) Scrum
3 54 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (11.41%) SDLC
5 40 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 39 (10.60%) MVC
7 35 (9.51%) BDD
8 33 (8.97%) Project Management
9 30 (8.15%) Waterfall
10 29 (7.88%) Test Automation
11 24 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (6.52%) OO
12 19 (5.16%) User Stories
13 18 (4.89%) Open Source
13 18 (4.89%) Performance Testing
14 17 (4.62%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.62%) Web Application Development
14 17 (4.62%) PRINCE2
14 17 (4.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 110 (29.89%) Java
2 106 (28.80%) SQL
3 75 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.05%) C#
5 27 (7.34%) PL/SQL
6 15 (4.08%) Perl
7 12 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.99%) Python
8 11 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.72%) PHP
10 6 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.36%) VBScript
11 5 (1.36%) PeopleCode
11 5 (1.36%) SQR
12 4 (1.09%) PHP5
12 4 (1.09%) VBA
12 4 (1.09%) C++
13 3 (0.82%) C
14 2 (0.54%) XPath
14 2 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (4.08%) ISTQB
2 14 (3.80%) ISEB
3 13 (3.53%) Degree
4 7 (1.90%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.54%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.42%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (14.13%) Oracle
2 19 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.45%) Informatica
4 7 (1.90%) PeopleSoft
4 7 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.63%) Sun
6 5 (1.36%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.09%) Google
7 4 (1.09%) VMware
8 3 (0.82%) Teradata
8 3 (0.82%) Adobe
8 3 (0.82%) Dell
8 3 (0.82%) Veeam
9 2 (0.54%) Tableau
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.54%) IBM
9 2 (0.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.27%) SAP
10 1 (0.27%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.27%) HP
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