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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 8 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 185 161 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.39% 13.11% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.31% 18.17% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 92 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £99.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
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
1069 886 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.35% 72.15% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 472 198
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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.

1 174 (37.74%) Java
2 117 (25.38%) Finance
3 113 (24.51%) SQL
4 101 (21.91%) JavaScript
5 97 (21.04%) Scrum
6 93 (20.17%) TDD
7 88 (19.09%) CSS
8 82 (17.79%) HTML
9 76 (16.49%) XML
10 74 (16.05%) Banking
11 73 (15.84%) SQL Server
12 70 (15.18%) .NET
13 68 (14.75%) C#
14 63 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (13.02%) Oracle
16 57 (12.36%) Linux
17 56 (12.15%) JBoss
18 54 (11.71%) Spring
19 53 (11.50%) jQuery
20 52 (11.28%) MVC
21 51 (11.06%) UNIX
22 50 (10.85%) ASP.NET
23 45 (9.76%) SOA
23 45 (9.76%) Selenium
24 43 (9.33%) Test Automation
25 41 (8.89%) J2EE
26 40 (8.68%) Microsoft
26 40 (8.68%) Relational Database
27 38 (8.24%) JUnit
27 38 (8.24%) Unit Testing

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 56 (12.15%) JBoss
2 20 (4.34%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.47%) CMS
4 15 (3.25%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.52%) Apache
6 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.87%) Confluence
8 3 (0.65%) nginx
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.43%) WordPress
9 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.87%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.87%) SaaS
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.17%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.68%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.34%) Big Data
5 13 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.87%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.22%) DB2
12 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (9.76%) Selenium
2 38 (8.24%) JUnit
3 33 (7.16%) Eclipse
4 32 (6.94%) Git (software)
5 28 (6.07%) JIRA
6 27 (5.86%) Maven
7 23 (4.99%) FitNesse
8 22 (4.77%) JProfiler
8 22 (4.77%) Cucumber
9 20 (4.34%) Jenkins
10 19 (4.12%) Grunt
10 19 (4.12%) Subversion
11 18 (3.90%) Ant
12 17 (3.69%) Mockito
12 17 (3.69%) CruiseControl
13 15 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (2.82%) Visual Studio
15 11 (2.39%) jMock
16 10 (2.17%) WebDriver
17 8 (1.74%) Mercurial
General
1 117 (25.38%) Finance
2 74 (16.05%) Banking
3 19 (4.12%) Retail
4 11 (2.39%) Retail Banking
5 4 (0.87%) Publishing
5 4 (0.87%) Back Office
6 3 (0.65%) Front Office
7 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Advertising
8 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 240 (52.06%) Developer
2 97 (21.04%) Java Developer
3 70 (15.18%) Analyst
4 33 (7.16%) .NET Developer
5 30 (6.51%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.21%) Test Analyst
7 22 (4.77%) Software Developer
7 22 (4.77%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.34%) Web Developer
9 18 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 18 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
10 15 (3.25%) Designer
10 15 (3.25%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 14 (3.04%) Tester
12 13 (2.82%) ScrumMaster
12 13 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (2.82%) Android Developer
12 13 (2.82%) Architect
12 13 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (19.09%) CSS
2 82 (17.79%) HTML
3 76 (16.49%) XML
4 70 (15.18%) .NET
5 54 (11.71%) Spring
6 53 (11.50%) jQuery
7 50 (10.85%) ASP.NET
8 41 (8.89%) J2EE
9 34 (7.38%) .NET Framework
9 34 (7.38%) Hibernate
10 31 (6.72%) Ajax
11 30 (6.51%) XSLT
12 29 (6.29%) Java EE
12 29 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (5.86%) HTML5
14 24 (5.21%) JSP
15 22 (4.77%) JDBC
15 22 (4.77%) Web Services
16 21 (4.56%) Struts
16 21 (4.56%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.77%) Computer Science
1 22 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.69%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.47%) User Experience
3 16 (3.47%) Open Source
4 5 (1.08%) Social Media
4 5 (1.08%) Online Banking
5 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.65%) GIS
6 3 (0.65%) Animation
7 2 (0.43%) RMADS
7 2 (0.43%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.43%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.43%) AS400
7 2 (0.43%) CESG
7 2 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.36%) Linux
2 51 (11.06%) UNIX
3 32 (6.94%) Windows
4 23 (4.99%) Android
5 14 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.65%) AIX
7 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.04%) Scrum
2 93 (20.17%) TDD
3 63 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (11.28%) MVC
5 45 (9.76%) SOA
6 43 (9.33%) Test Automation
7 38 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 30 (6.51%) Web Development
8 30 (6.51%) Project Management
9 24 (5.21%) OO
10 22 (4.77%) BDD
11 20 (4.34%) Security Testing
12 18 (3.90%) Pair Programming
12 18 (3.90%) UML
13 17 (3.69%) Data Modelling
13 17 (3.69%) User Stories
14 16 (3.47%) Android Development
15 15 (3.25%) BPMN
15 15 (3.25%) Waterfall
15 15 (3.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (37.74%) Java
2 113 (24.51%) SQL
3 101 (21.91%) JavaScript
4 68 (14.75%) C#
5 34 (7.38%) Perl
6 30 (6.51%) PL/SQL
7 27 (5.86%) Python
8 26 (5.64%) T-SQL
9 25 (5.42%) PHP
10 20 (4.34%) C++
11 18 (3.90%) VBScript
12 11 (2.39%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.87%) XPath
13 4 (0.87%) Ruby
14 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.65%) PHP5
15 2 (0.43%) VBA
15 2 (0.43%) C
16 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (6.29%) Degree
2 10 (2.17%) ISEB
3 7 (1.52%) Sun Certification
3 7 (1.52%) VCP4
3 7 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.22%) OCP
7 1 (0.22%) OCA
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.29%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) HL7
3 1 (0.22%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Control-M
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.22%) StatsD
3 1 (0.22%) Graphite
3 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (13.02%) Oracle
2 40 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.30%) Sun
5 4 (0.87%) HP
5 4 (0.87%) Informatica
6 3 (0.65%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.65%) IBM
6 3 (0.65%) Adobe
6 3 (0.65%) Twitter
7 2 (0.43%) Google
7 2 (0.43%) Dell
7 2 (0.43%) Charles River
7 2 (0.43%) VMware
7 2 (0.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.22%) SolidWorks
8 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) Sybase
8 1 (0.22%) Apple
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