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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 29 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 137 42 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.25% 3.79% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.65% 5.30% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 22 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £398 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
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
935 793 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.77% 71.57% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 378 318
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 88 (34.11%) Java
2 78 (30.23%) Scrum
3 61 (23.64%) Project Management
4 47 (18.22%) XML
5 44 (17.05%) Finance
6 43 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 42 (16.28%) Oracle
8 41 (15.89%) HTML
8 41 (15.89%) JBoss
9 39 (15.12%) JavaScript
10 38 (14.73%) CSS
10 38 (14.73%) Web Services
11 37 (14.34%) Linux
12 36 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (13.57%) TDD
14 30 (11.63%) SOA
14 30 (11.63%) JSON
15 29 (11.24%) SOAP
16 28 (10.85%) Data Modelling
17 27 (10.47%) HTTP
18 25 (9.69%) Web Development
19 24 (9.30%) UML
19 24 (9.30%) Maven
19 24 (9.30%) Open Source
20 23 (8.91%) SQL
20 23 (8.91%) Windows
20 23 (8.91%) Workflow
20 23 (8.91%) Oracle Database
21 22 (8.53%) Release Management
21 22 (8.53%) CSS3

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.33%) Confluence
3 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.81%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.39%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Heroku
2 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.47%) HTTP
2 12 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (3.49%) Internet
4 8 (3.10%) Firewall
4 8 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.55%) Network Security
5 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.55%) SSL
5 4 (1.55%) Intranet
6 2 (0.78%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.91%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.49%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.16%) Informix
8 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) MySQL
9 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (9.30%) Maven
2 18 (6.98%) Subversion
3 15 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.43%) Selenium
5 12 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.88%) Eclipse
8 9 (3.49%) JUnit
9 7 (2.71%) JIRA
9 7 (2.71%) JProfiler
10 6 (2.33%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.33%) NetBeans
11 5 (1.94%) Hudson
12 4 (1.55%) Ant
12 4 (1.55%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.16%) ERwin
13 3 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 3 (1.16%) QUnit
14 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (17.05%) Finance
2 18 (6.98%) Retail
3 6 (2.33%) Banking
4 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.55%) Marketing
5 4 (1.55%) Advertising
6 3 (1.16%) Publishing
6 3 (1.16%) Front Office
6 3 (1.16%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (31.78%) Developer
2 56 (21.71%) Analyst
3 38 (14.73%) Business Analyst
4 31 (12.02%) Java Developer
5 30 (11.63%) ScrumMaster
6 21 (8.14%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.43%) Technical Leader
8 12 (4.65%) Consultant
8 12 (4.65%) Release Manager
8 12 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (3.88%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (3.88%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.88%) Web Developer
9 10 (3.88%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.49%) CLAS Consultant
10 9 (3.49%) Agile Project Manager
11 8 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.71%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.22%) XML
2 41 (15.89%) HTML
3 38 (14.73%) CSS
3 38 (14.73%) Web Services
4 30 (11.63%) JSON
5 29 (11.24%) SOAP
6 22 (8.53%) CSS3
7 21 (8.14%) HTML5
8 20 (7.75%) Java EE
9 19 (7.36%) RESTful
10 17 (6.59%) .NET
11 16 (6.20%) Spring
12 15 (5.81%) JSF
13 13 (5.04%) JSP
14 12 (4.65%) Servlets
14 12 (4.65%) Velocity
14 12 (4.65%) REST
15 11 (4.26%) jQuery
16 10 (3.88%) XSLT
16 10 (3.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.30%) Open Source
2 13 (5.04%) FMCG
3 9 (3.49%) GIS
3 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.71%) CESG
4 7 (2.71%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.39%) RMADS
7 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.39%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.39%) Informatics
7 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.34%) Linux
2 23 (8.91%) Windows
3 21 (8.14%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.10%) UNIX
5 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.23%) Scrum
2 61 (23.64%) Project Management
3 43 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 36 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (13.57%) TDD
6 30 (11.63%) SOA
7 28 (10.85%) Data Modelling
8 25 (9.69%) Web Development
9 24 (9.30%) UML
10 23 (8.91%) Workflow
11 22 (8.53%) Release Management
12 21 (8.14%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (8.14%) DSDM
12 21 (8.14%) User Stories
13 19 (7.36%) Use Case
14 18 (6.98%) Migration
15 17 (6.59%) Business Transformation
15 17 (6.59%) BPMN
16 16 (6.20%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (34.11%) Java
2 39 (15.12%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.91%) SQL
4 21 (8.14%) C#
5 7 (2.71%) C++
6 4 (1.55%) VBA
6 4 (1.55%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.55%) PHP
7 3 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (0.78%) C
8 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) VB6
9 1 (0.39%) AspectJ
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Groovy
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
9 1 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
1 3 (1.16%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) ISEB
3 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.71%) GPG13
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.94%) Puppet
1 5 (1.94%) Vagrant
1 5 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.39%) StatsD
2 1 (0.39%) Nagios
2 1 (0.39%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 42 (16.28%) Oracle
2 41 (15.89%) JBoss
3 8 (3.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.16%) Charles River
6 2 (0.78%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.78%) Twitter
7 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.39%) Sun
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) Genesys
7 1 (0.39%) CA
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago