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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 287 253 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.53% 14.94% 16.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.30% 18.14% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 144 135
Median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.13 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +7.68%
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
813 1395 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.82% 82.35% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 747 542
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, 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.

1 302 (50.67%) Scrum
2 210 (35.23%) Java
3 169 (28.36%) JavaScript
4 140 (23.49%) Python
5 133 (22.32%) SQL
6 130 (21.81%) Web Services
7 124 (20.81%) TDD
8 115 (19.30%) JIRA
8 115 (19.30%) GIS
9 111 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (18.29%) BDD
11 108 (18.12%) PostGIS
12 104 (17.45%) User Experience
13 102 (17.11%) Open Source
14 101 (16.95%) Finance
15 98 (16.44%) ESRI
16 93 (15.60%) HTML
17 90 (15.10%) Maven
18 88 (14.77%) GeoServer
19 86 (14.43%) OpenLayers
19 86 (14.43%) AngularJS
20 82 (13.76%) Leaflet
21 79 (13.26%) Jenkins
22 78 (13.09%) Kanban
23 70 (11.74%) XML
24 69 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
24 69 (11.58%) Cucumber
25 68 (11.41%) CSS
26 67 (11.24%) Oracle
27 64 (10.74%) User Stories

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 88 (14.77%) GeoServer
2 55 (9.23%) JBoss
3 20 (3.36%) CMS
4 14 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.34%) Drupal
7 7 (1.17%) Confluence
8 6 (1.01%) Apache
8 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.84%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.67%) SAS
10 4 (0.67%) WordPress
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.17%) IIS
13 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (5.70%) MS Visio
2 20 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.84%) MS Office
5 4 (0.67%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.50%) MS Project
7 2 (0.34%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.68%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.34%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.67%) Sonata
5 2 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Endur
6 1 (0.17%) Findur
6 1 (0.17%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.01%) IaaS
4 6 (1.01%) PaaS
5 5 (0.84%) Office 365
5 5 (0.84%) SaaS
6 4 (0.67%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.34%) Route 53
8 2 (0.34%) Trello
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.34%) Internet
2 7 (1.17%) LAN
2 7 (1.17%) WAN
3 5 (0.84%) HTTP
3 5 (0.84%) Intranet
4 4 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (0.67%) DNS
4 4 (0.67%) Firewall
4 4 (0.67%) LDAP
4 4 (0.67%) SSL
4 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.67%) VXLAN
5 3 (0.50%) DHCP
5 3 (0.50%) VLAN
6 2 (0.34%) BGP
6 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.34%) Network Security
6 2 (0.34%) OSPF
6 2 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (19.30%) GIS
2 58 (9.73%) Spatial Data
3 34 (5.70%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.20%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.69%) SQL Server
6 15 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.34%) MySQL
8 8 (1.34%) QGIS
9 6 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.50%) MS Access
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.34%) SAS EBI
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.34%) SQLite
13 1 (0.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 115 (19.30%) JIRA
2 90 (15.10%) Maven
3 79 (13.26%) Jenkins
4 69 (11.58%) Cucumber
5 60 (10.07%) Gradle
6 55 (9.23%) JBehave
7 52 (8.72%) Selenium
8 47 (7.89%) Subversion
9 43 (7.21%) Artifactory
10 33 (5.54%) Git (software)
11 27 (4.53%) Eclipse
12 19 (3.19%) Hudson
13 14 (2.35%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.85%) Bower
15 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.68%) WebDriver
16 9 (1.51%) Jasmine
16 9 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (1.01%) gulp
General
1 101 (16.95%) Finance
2 38 (6.38%) Banking
3 18 (3.02%) Retail
4 10 (1.68%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.01%) Law
5 6 (1.01%) Legal
6 3 (0.50%) Local Government
7 2 (0.34%) Advertising
7 2 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.17%) Military
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (41.11%) Developer
2 90 (15.10%) Analyst
3 69 (11.58%) Java Developer
4 57 (9.56%) GIS Developer
5 51 (8.56%) Business Analyst
6 47 (7.89%) Architect
7 44 (7.38%) Project Manager
8 39 (6.54%) Web Developer
9 33 (5.54%) Data Architect
10 30 (5.03%) Senior Developer
11 26 (4.36%) Test Analyst
12 23 (3.86%) Scrum Master
13 22 (3.69%) Agile Business Analyst
13 22 (3.69%) Consultant
14 20 (3.36%) GIS Web Developer
15 19 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
17 15 (2.52%) Senior Test Analyst
17 15 (2.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (21.81%) Web Services
2 108 (18.12%) PostGIS
3 93 (15.60%) HTML
4 86 (14.43%) AngularJS
4 86 (14.43%) OpenLayers
5 82 (13.76%) Leaflet
6 70 (11.74%) XML
7 68 (11.41%) CSS
8 58 (9.73%) REST
9 49 (8.22%) .NET
9 49 (8.22%) Java EE
10 44 (7.38%) SOAP
11 43 (7.21%) Hibernate
11 43 (7.21%) jQuery
12 38 (6.38%) XSLT
13 33 (5.54%) JSF
14 30 (5.03%) JPA
15 28 (4.70%) Node.js
16 27 (4.53%) Drools
17 26 (4.36%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 104 (17.45%) User Experience
2 37 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.01%) Data Centre
4 9 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.51%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.51%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (1.17%) EMC VNX
5 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.17%) Minimum Viable Product
5 7 (1.17%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.01%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.01%) Fintech
6 6 (1.01%) iPad
6 6 (1.01%) Social Media
7 5 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.67%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.72%) Linux
2 21 (3.52%) Unix
3 17 (2.85%) Windows
4 13 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.50%) Android
10 2 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (50.67%) Scrum
2 124 (20.81%) TDD
3 111 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
4 109 (18.29%) BDD
5 102 (17.11%) Open Source
6 78 (13.09%) Kanban
7 69 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (10.74%) User Stories
9 62 (10.40%) SDLC
10 60 (10.07%) Project Management
11 54 (9.06%) SOA
12 49 (8.22%) DevOps
13 46 (7.72%) Web Development
14 43 (7.21%) Migration
15 42 (7.05%) Domain-Driven Design
16 38 (6.38%) PRINCE2
17 37 (6.21%) Waterfall
18 35 (5.87%) Mentoring
19 31 (5.20%) Business Analysis
19 31 (5.20%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 210 (35.23%) Java
2 169 (28.36%) JavaScript
3 140 (23.49%) Python
4 133 (22.32%) SQL
5 50 (8.39%) C#
6 25 (4.19%) PL/SQL
7 16 (2.68%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.18%) C
8 13 (2.18%) CoffeeScript
9 12 (2.01%) Perl
10 11 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.68%) VBScript
12 9 (1.51%) PHP
13 8 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.17%) VB
15 5 (0.84%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.84%) VBA
16 4 (0.67%) Ruby
16 4 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (9.73%) Degree
2 11 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.34%) ISEB
4 8 (1.34%) VCP6
5 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.01%) VCAP
6 4 (0.67%) PMP
6 4 (0.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.50%) APMP
7 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.34%) CCNP
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) HNC
9 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 31 (5.20%) QA
3 30 (5.03%) WCAG
4 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) WAI
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) SDET
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.35%) Docker
2 12 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.51%) vSphere
4 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.50%) GeoWebCache
6 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.17%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 56 (9.40%) Ansible
2 11 (1.85%) SCCM
3 9 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.51%) Puppet
4 6 (1.01%) vRealize
5 5 (0.84%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.34%) Fluentd
8 2 (0.34%) Graylog
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.17%) logstash
9 1 (0.17%) rkt
9 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 98 (16.44%) ESRI
2 67 (11.24%) Oracle
3 35 (5.87%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.70%) VMware
5 15 (2.52%) Cisco
6 14 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 14 (2.35%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.68%) HP
8 8 (1.34%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.17%) EMC
10 5 (0.84%) IBM
11 4 (0.67%) Adobe
11 4 (0.67%) FNZ
12 3 (0.50%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.50%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.50%) Google
12 3 (0.50%) Splunk
12 3 (0.50%) Twitter
13 2 (0.34%) Remedy
13 2 (0.34%) Wincor Nixdorf
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago