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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 282 169 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.59% 11.67% 16.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.71% 14.57% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 113 131
Median daily rate £400 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +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
1242 1160 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.87% 80.11% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 663 553
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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.

1 227 (36.50%) Scrum
2 178 (28.62%) Java
3 127 (20.42%) Finance
4 118 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 115 (18.49%) Web Services
6 108 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (16.88%) TDD
8 93 (14.95%) Project Management
9 91 (14.63%) JIRA
10 90 (14.47%) XML
11 86 (13.83%) Waterfall
12 85 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 84 (13.50%) SQL
14 83 (13.34%) JBoss
15 79 (12.70%) SOA
16 76 (12.22%) Java EE
17 74 (11.90%) AngularJS
18 72 (11.58%) User Experience
19 71 (11.41%) SDLC
19 71 (11.41%) CSS
20 67 (10.77%) HTML
20 67 (10.77%) Python
21 66 (10.61%) Oracle
22 64 (10.29%) User Stories
23 61 (9.81%) REST
24 59 (9.49%) BDD
24 59 (9.49%) Kanban
24 59 (9.49%) Open Source
25 58 (9.32%) Selenium
26 57 (9.16%) Linux

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 83 (13.34%) JBoss
2 42 (6.75%) Node.js
3 30 (4.82%) GeoServer
4 21 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.89%) CMS
6 16 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.25%) Apache
8 12 (1.93%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.45%) Confluence
10 9 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (1.45%) nginx
11 7 (1.13%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.96%) Drupal
12 6 (0.96%) IIS
13 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.64%) SAS
13 4 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 12 (1.93%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.61%) MS Project
4 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.48%) InDesign
7 2 (0.32%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.32%) MS Office
7 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Markit EDM
1 8 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.73%) SaaS
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.64%) Lucidchart
5 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.32%) Heroku
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.63%) HTTP
2 14 (2.25%) DNS
3 13 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.61%) DHCP
5 9 (1.45%) LDAP
6 6 (0.96%) SSL
7 4 (0.64%) Firewall
7 4 (0.64%) LAN
7 4 (0.64%) Skype
8 3 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.48%) PABX
8 3 (0.48%) PBX
8 3 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.48%) SAN
8 3 (0.48%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (0.48%) WAN
9 2 (0.32%) FTP
9 2 (0.32%) Internet
9 2 (0.32%) VLAN
9 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.91%) GIS
2 42 (6.75%) NoSQL
3 26 (4.18%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.05%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.96%) Informix
10 4 (0.64%) Big Data
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) OLTP
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.32%) DB2
12 2 (0.32%) MySQL
12 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 91 (14.63%) JIRA
2 58 (9.32%) Selenium
3 57 (9.16%) Eclipse
4 45 (7.23%) JProfiler
5 42 (6.75%) Jenkins
6 38 (6.11%) Maven
7 32 (5.14%) Git (software)
8 29 (4.66%) Cucumber
9 22 (3.54%) WebDriver
10 21 (3.38%) Gradle
11 20 (3.22%) JBehave
12 17 (2.73%) gulp
12 17 (2.73%) SoapUI
13 15 (2.41%) Hudson
13 15 (2.41%) Subversion
14 14 (2.25%) Jasmine
15 11 (1.77%) Firebug
16 9 (1.45%) Visual Studio
17 8 (1.29%) Grunt
18 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 127 (20.42%) Finance
2 48 (7.72%) Banking
3 13 (2.09%) Retail
4 10 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 4 (0.64%) Front Office
5 4 (0.64%) Legal
5 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.48%) Publishing
7 2 (0.32%) Law
7 2 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) Games
8 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 205 (32.96%) Developer
2 120 (19.29%) Analyst
3 85 (13.67%) Java Developer
4 77 (12.38%) Business Analyst
5 55 (8.84%) Project Manager
6 46 (7.40%) Architect
7 30 (4.82%) Digital Analyst
8 29 (4.66%) Test Analyst
9 26 (4.18%) Agile Business Analyst
10 25 (4.02%) Consultant
10 25 (4.02%) Digital Business Analyst
10 25 (4.02%) GIS Developer
11 22 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.22%) Tester
13 19 (3.05%) Digital Project Manager
14 18 (2.89%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (2.73%) Agile Developer
15 17 (2.73%) Agile Java Developer
15 17 (2.73%) Scrum Master
15 17 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (18.49%) Web Services
2 90 (14.47%) XML
3 76 (12.22%) Java EE
4 74 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 71 (11.41%) CSS
6 67 (10.77%) HTML
7 61 (9.81%) REST
8 50 (8.04%) Spring
9 47 (7.56%) jQuery
10 46 (7.40%) RESTful
10 46 (7.40%) XSLT
11 39 (6.27%) SOAP
12 38 (6.11%) J2EE
12 38 (6.11%) PostGIS
13 36 (5.79%) HTML5
14 30 (4.82%) .NET
15 29 (4.66%) JSF
16 28 (4.50%) OpenLayers
17 27 (4.34%) Leaflet
18 25 (4.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.58%) User Experience
2 39 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.02%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.70%) iPad
5 21 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.13%) Social Media
10 6 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.96%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.64%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.64%) Ontologies
13 3 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
14 2 (0.32%) Minimum Viable Product
14 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.16%) Linux
2 32 (5.14%) Windows
3 30 (4.82%) Unix
4 20 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.73%) Mac OS X
6 12 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.48%) Android
9 3 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (36.50%) Scrum
2 108 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (16.88%) TDD
4 93 (14.95%) Project Management
5 86 (13.83%) Waterfall
6 85 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 79 (12.70%) SOA
8 71 (11.41%) SDLC
9 64 (10.29%) User Stories
10 59 (9.49%) BDD
10 59 (9.49%) Kanban
10 59 (9.49%) Open Source
11 57 (9.16%) PRINCE2
12 47 (7.56%) Performance Monitoring
13 44 (7.07%) Unit Testing
14 43 (6.91%) Migration
15 41 (6.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
16 39 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 39 (6.27%) Web Development
17 37 (5.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (28.62%) Java
2 118 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 84 (13.50%) SQL
4 67 (10.77%) Python
5 39 (6.27%) C#
6 16 (2.57%) PHP
7 14 (2.25%) Perl
8 13 (2.09%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.93%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.77%) ES6
11 10 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.13%) PHP 5
13 7 (1.13%) Ruby
14 6 (0.96%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.96%) C
14 6 (0.96%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (0.96%) JSX
14 6 (0.96%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (4.34%) ISEB
2 24 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 17 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 16 (2.57%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.61%) Degree
6 3 (0.48%) CCNP
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.48%) IISP
6 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.32%) APMP
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.16%) HNC
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 35 (5.63%) QA
3 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.64%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.45%) Docker
3 5 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.93%) SCCM
2 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.96%) Puppet
3 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.64%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.32%) logstash
5 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.32%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (10.61%) Oracle
2 35 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.98%) VMware
4 30 (4.82%) ESRI
5 26 (4.18%) ServiceNow
6 16 (2.57%) HP
7 15 (2.41%) CA
7 15 (2.41%) Remedy
8 12 (1.93%) Citrix
8 12 (1.93%) Sitecore
9 8 (1.29%) Cisco
9 8 (1.29%) IBM
9 8 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.64%) SAP
11 3 (0.48%) Adobe
11 3 (0.48%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.48%) Google
11 3 (0.48%) Informatica
11 3 (0.48%) Mitel
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