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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 6 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 239 219 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.93% 18.25% 7.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.73% 23.17% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 43
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.38 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
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
1348 945 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.55% 78.75% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 520 383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 143 (34.29%) Finance
2 95 (22.78%) Java
3 90 (21.58%) SQL
4 89 (21.34%) Scrum
4 89 (21.34%) TDD
5 85 (20.38%) Banking
6 70 (16.79%) JavaScript
7 60 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (13.91%) HTML
9 51 (12.23%) CSS
10 44 (10.55%) Linux
11 43 (10.31%) SDLC
12 42 (10.07%) Web Services
12 42 (10.07%) Project Management
13 40 (9.59%) Oracle
14 39 (9.35%) XML
15 36 (8.63%) BDD
16 34 (8.15%) User Experience
17 33 (7.91%) Waterfall
17 33 (7.91%) .NET
18 32 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
19 31 (7.43%) Selenium
20 30 (7.19%) jQuery
20 30 (7.19%) Unit Testing
20 30 (7.19%) RESTful
20 30 (7.19%) MVC
20 30 (7.19%) C#
21 29 (6.95%) SQL Server
21 29 (6.95%) Data Management
22 28 (6.71%) UNIX

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (6.00%) JBoss
2 22 (5.28%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.16%) CMS
4 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.92%) Node.js
5 6 (1.44%) Apache
6 4 (0.96%) SAS
6 4 (0.96%) Confluence
6 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.48%) PowerExchange
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.88%) MS Excel
1 12 (2.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.96%) MS Project
3 4 (0.96%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.64%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) Agresso
3 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) IaaS
2 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.16%) HTTP
1 9 (2.16%) Internet
2 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) DNS
3 2 (0.48%) DHCP
3 2 (0.48%) SSH
3 2 (0.48%) Network Security
3 2 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.24%) FTP
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.16%) PowerCenter
6 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.20%) MySQL
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.24%) DB2
12 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.24%) Informix
Development Applications
1 31 (7.43%) Selenium
2 28 (6.71%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.00%) JUnit
4 24 (5.76%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.76%) Cucumber
5 22 (5.28%) Hudson
6 21 (5.04%) Ant
7 20 (4.80%) JIRA
8 17 (4.08%) Maven
9 16 (3.84%) WebDriver
10 15 (3.60%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.88%) Gradle
12 11 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (2.40%) Mockito
14 8 (1.92%) JProfiler
14 8 (1.92%) Visual Studio
14 8 (1.92%) Subversion
15 7 (1.68%) FitNesse
16 6 (1.44%) PeopleTools
17 5 (1.20%) jMock
General
1 143 (34.29%) Finance
2 85 (20.38%) Banking
3 17 (4.08%) Retail
4 14 (3.36%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.92%) Front Office
6 8 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.20%) Marketing
7 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.72%) Military
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 167 (40.05%) Developer
2 96 (23.02%) Analyst
3 55 (13.19%) Java Developer
4 53 (12.71%) Business Analyst
5 39 (9.35%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.52%) Test Analyst
7 21 (5.04%) Consultant
8 18 (4.32%) Python Developer
9 14 (3.36%) Informatica Developer
10 13 (3.12%) Web Developer
11 12 (2.88%) Senior Developer
11 12 (2.88%) Test Manager
11 12 (2.88%) Architect
11 12 (2.88%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (2.64%) Tester
12 11 (2.64%) SQL Developer
12 11 (2.64%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.40%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (2.40%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.91%) HTML
2 51 (12.23%) CSS
3 42 (10.07%) Web Services
4 39 (9.35%) XML
5 33 (7.91%) .NET
6 30 (7.19%) jQuery
6 30 (7.19%) RESTful
7 27 (6.47%) HTML5
8 26 (6.24%) Spring
9 25 (6.00%) J2EE
10 20 (4.80%) Hibernate
11 18 (4.32%) AngularJS
12 17 (4.08%) JSP
13 15 (3.60%) JSON
14 13 (3.12%) Ajax
14 13 (3.12%) ASP.NET
14 13 (3.12%) CSS3
15 11 (2.64%) Java EE
16 10 (2.40%) XSLT
16 10 (2.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.15%) User Experience
2 27 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.20%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.20%) Statistics
6 4 (0.96%) Online Banking
6 4 (0.96%) GIS
6 4 (0.96%) Human Factors
7 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.48%) iPad
8 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.48%) Equities
8 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.24%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.55%) Linux
2 28 (6.71%) UNIX
3 12 (2.88%) Android
4 10 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.92%) Windows
6 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.34%) Scrum
1 89 (21.34%) TDD
2 60 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (10.31%) SDLC
4 42 (10.07%) Project Management
5 36 (8.63%) BDD
6 33 (7.91%) Waterfall
7 32 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (7.19%) MVC
8 30 (7.19%) Unit Testing
9 29 (6.95%) Data Management
10 26 (6.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (6.00%) OO
12 24 (5.76%) Test Automation
12 24 (5.76%) User Stories
13 23 (5.52%) Software Engineering
13 23 (5.52%) Business Analysis
14 22 (5.28%) Open Source
15 21 (5.04%) Migration
15 21 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.78%) Java
2 90 (21.58%) SQL
3 70 (16.79%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.19%) C#
5 25 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.76%) Python
7 14 (3.36%) PHP
8 7 (1.68%) Perl
9 6 (1.44%) C++
9 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.96%) VBA
10 4 (0.96%) PeopleCode
10 4 (0.96%) SQR
10 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.72%) Ada
12 1 (0.24%) RPG
12 1 (0.24%) PHP5
12 1 (0.24%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 14 (3.36%) ISTQB
2 13 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.88%) ISEB
4 10 (2.40%) Degree
5 9 (2.16%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.56%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) FATCA
3 1 (0.24%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (9.59%) Oracle
2 19 (4.56%) Informatica
3 16 (3.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.92%) VMware
5 6 (1.44%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (1.44%) Sun
6 5 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 4 (0.96%) Teradata
8 3 (0.72%) Google
8 3 (0.72%) Siebel
8 3 (0.72%) Veeam
8 3 (0.72%) Tableau
8 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix
9 2 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.48%) SAP
9 2 (0.48%) Netezza
9 2 (0.48%) Remedy
9 2 (0.48%) ESRI
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: excellent rates and expenses
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £400 per day
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Rate: excellent day rates
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