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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 230 124 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.65% 10.84% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.80% 15.01% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 64 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +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
1055 826 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.39% 72.20% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 432 228
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 187 (40.56%) Java
2 117 (25.38%) Finance
3 107 (23.21%) Scrum
4 101 (21.91%) SQL
5 91 (19.74%) JavaScript
6 86 (18.66%) TDD
7 83 (18.00%) CSS
8 77 (16.70%) HTML
9 74 (16.05%) SQL Server
10 72 (15.62%) Banking
11 71 (15.40%) C#
12 67 (14.53%) JBoss
13 66 (14.32%) XML
13 66 (14.32%) .NET
14 60 (13.02%) SOA
15 58 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (12.15%) Oracle
17 49 (10.63%) MVC
18 47 (10.20%) ASP.NET
19 45 (9.76%) Linux
20 42 (9.11%) Microsoft
20 42 (9.11%) Spring
20 42 (9.11%) jQuery
20 42 (9.11%) Test Automation
21 41 (8.89%) UNIX
22 39 (8.46%) Selenium
22 39 (8.46%) Relational Database
23 38 (8.24%) Eclipse
24 37 (8.03%) Unit Testing
25 36 (7.81%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 67 (14.53%) JBoss
2 18 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.69%) CMS
4 14 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.04%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.52%) Apache
6 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.65%) nginx
9 3 (0.65%) Confluence
10 2 (0.43%) WordPress
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.87%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.43%) IaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.39%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) RNC
4 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) ATM
4 1 (0.22%) GSM
4 1 (0.22%) SDH
4 1 (0.22%) UMTS
4 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.34%) Big Data
5 15 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.22%) DB2
13 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (8.46%) Selenium
2 38 (8.24%) Eclipse
3 33 (7.16%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.72%) JUnit
5 26 (5.64%) JProfiler
6 23 (4.99%) JIRA
7 19 (4.12%) Cucumber
7 19 (4.12%) Maven
7 19 (4.12%) Grunt
8 17 (3.69%) FitNesse
8 17 (3.69%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.47%) Jenkins
9 16 (3.47%) CruiseControl
9 16 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (3.04%) Mockito
11 13 (2.82%) Ant
11 13 (2.82%) Subversion
12 11 (2.39%) Mercurial
12 11 (2.39%) ERwin
13 9 (1.95%) WebDriver
General
1 117 (25.38%) Finance
2 72 (15.62%) Banking
3 19 (4.12%) Retail
4 11 (2.39%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.08%) Back Office
6 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.43%) Front Office
7 2 (0.43%) Law
7 2 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (52.93%) Developer
2 98 (21.26%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.15%) Analyst
4 33 (7.16%) .NET Developer
5 24 (5.21%) Senior Developer
6 23 (4.99%) Business Analyst
7 22 (4.77%) ScrumMaster
7 22 (4.77%) Software Developer
7 22 (4.77%) Project Manager
7 22 (4.77%) Test Analyst
8 20 (4.34%) Web Developer
8 20 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.47%) Designer
11 15 (3.25%) C# Developer
12 13 (2.82%) Android Developer
12 13 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (2.82%) Architect
12 13 (2.82%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.60%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (18.00%) CSS
2 77 (16.70%) HTML
3 66 (14.32%) XML
3 66 (14.32%) .NET
4 47 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 42 (9.11%) Spring
5 42 (9.11%) jQuery
6 34 (7.38%) XSLT
6 34 (7.38%) J2EE
7 33 (7.16%) Hibernate
8 31 (6.72%) .NET Framework
9 27 (5.86%) Ajax
9 27 (5.86%) HTML5
10 26 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (5.64%) Java EE
11 25 (5.42%) Web Services
12 23 (4.99%) JSP
13 20 (4.34%) JSF
13 20 (4.34%) JDBC
14 19 (4.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.69%) Open Source
4 16 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.82%) User Experience
6 5 (1.08%) Social Media
6 5 (1.08%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.08%) CESG
6 5 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (0.87%) RMADS
8 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.65%) Animation
8 3 (0.65%) AS400
9 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.22%) Health Informatics
10 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.76%) Linux
2 41 (8.89%) UNIX
3 30 (6.51%) Windows
4 22 (4.77%) Android
5 16 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.65%) AIX
8 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.21%) Scrum
2 86 (18.66%) TDD
3 60 (13.02%) SOA
4 58 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (10.63%) MVC
6 42 (9.11%) Test Automation
7 37 (8.03%) Unit Testing
8 36 (7.81%) Project Management
9 32 (6.94%) Web Development
10 26 (5.64%) OO
11 23 (4.99%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.12%) BDD
13 18 (3.90%) Pair Programming
13 18 (3.90%) UML
13 18 (3.90%) Security Testing
14 17 (3.69%) Waterfall
14 17 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
15 16 (3.47%) Android Development
16 15 (3.25%) Web Application Development
16 15 (3.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 187 (40.56%) Java
2 101 (21.91%) SQL
3 91 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 71 (15.40%) C#
5 33 (7.16%) Perl
6 28 (6.07%) PL/SQL
7 27 (5.86%) Python
8 26 (5.64%) T-SQL
9 25 (5.42%) PHP
10 22 (4.77%) C++
11 18 (3.90%) VBScript
12 10 (2.17%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.87%) Ruby
15 3 (0.65%) PHP5
15 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.43%) VBA
16 2 (0.43%) XPath
16 2 (0.43%) Groovy
16 2 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (6.07%) Degree
2 8 (1.74%) ISEB
2 8 (1.74%) ISTQB
2 8 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.52%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.43%) PMP
4 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) APMP
5 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) HND
5 1 (0.22%) OCP
5 1 (0.22%) OCA
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) HL7
3 1 (0.22%) DICOM
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) vCloud
1 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) CA LISA
2 2 (0.43%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) StatsD
3 1 (0.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 56 (12.15%) Oracle
2 42 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.30%) Sun
5 4 (0.87%) CA
5 4 (0.87%) HP
6 3 (0.65%) Twitter
6 3 (0.65%) IBM
6 3 (0.65%) Informatica
7 2 (0.43%) Charles River
7 2 (0.43%) Adobe
7 2 (0.43%) Genesys
7 2 (0.43%) Chordiant
7 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.43%) VMware
8 1 (0.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.22%) Sybase
8 1 (0.22%) Dell
8 1 (0.22%) Ericsson
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