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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Software Development
Rank 4 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 205 82 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.68% 7.43% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.19% 10.16% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 44 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +10.81%
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
924 807 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.18% 73.16% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 387 351
Average daily rate £400 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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.

1 161 (36.67%) Java
2 136 (30.98%) Scrum
3 92 (20.96%) JBoss
4 78 (17.77%) Finance
5 77 (17.54%) Oracle
6 76 (17.31%) Project Management
7 68 (15.49%) SOA
8 67 (15.26%) TDD
9 66 (15.03%) JavaScript
10 65 (14.81%) HTML
11 64 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (14.35%) XML
13 60 (13.67%) CSS
14 57 (12.98%) Web Services
14 57 (12.98%) Waterfall
15 53 (12.07%) C#
16 50 (11.39%) Linux
17 45 (10.25%) UML
18 42 (9.57%) .NET
19 41 (9.34%) Data Modelling
20 39 (8.88%) JSF
20 39 (8.88%) Use Case
21 38 (8.66%) SQL
22 36 (8.20%) Windows
23 35 (7.97%) Maven
23 35 (7.97%) Hibernate
23 35 (7.97%) Unit Testing
23 35 (7.97%) Relational Database
24 33 (7.52%) Java EE
25 32 (7.29%) Web Development

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (2.28%) Confluence
2 9 (2.05%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.59%) CMS
5 4 (0.91%) GlassFish
6 3 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) WordPress
7 1 (0.23%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (3.87%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.82%) MS Project
4 4 (0.91%) MS Office
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.82%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.91%) Agresso
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.23%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.23%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Heroku
3 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.61%) HTTP
2 12 (2.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (2.28%) Firewall
4 9 (2.05%) Internet
5 8 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.91%) Network Security
6 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.91%) SSL
7 3 (0.68%) Intranet
8 2 (0.46%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) LDAP
9 1 (0.23%) ATM
9 1 (0.23%) GSM
9 1 (0.23%) SDH
9 1 (0.23%) UMTS
9 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.23%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.97%) Relational Database
2 28 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.24%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.28%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.37%) Big Data
8 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.68%) MySQL
9 3 (0.68%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.46%) DB2
10 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 35 (7.97%) Maven
2 27 (6.15%) Selenium
3 23 (5.24%) Visual Studio
4 22 (5.01%) Eclipse
4 22 (5.01%) JIRA
5 20 (4.56%) Subversion
6 18 (4.10%) Git (software)
6 18 (4.10%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.51%) JUnit
9 9 (2.05%) JProfiler
10 8 (1.82%) Hudson
11 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.37%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.37%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.14%) Zephyr
14 4 (0.91%) Cobertura
14 4 (0.91%) QUnit
14 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.91%) FitNesse
General
1 78 (17.77%) Finance
2 23 (5.24%) Banking
3 20 (4.56%) Retail
4 6 (1.37%) Retail Banking
4 6 (1.37%) Publishing
5 5 (1.14%) Back Office
6 4 (0.91%) Marketing
7 3 (0.68%) Billing
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 160 (36.45%) Developer
2 75 (17.08%) Analyst
3 61 (13.90%) Java Developer
4 45 (10.25%) Business Analyst
5 43 (9.79%) ScrumMaster
6 28 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 26 (5.92%) Designer
8 21 (4.78%) Architect
9 20 (4.56%) .NET Developer
10 19 (4.33%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.64%) Technical Leader
13 15 (3.42%) Front-End Developer
13 15 (3.42%) Software Engineer
13 15 (3.42%) Consultant
14 14 (3.19%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.19%) Programmer
15 13 (2.96%) Tester
16 12 (2.73%) Web Developer
16 12 (2.73%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.81%) HTML
2 63 (14.35%) XML
3 60 (13.67%) CSS
4 57 (12.98%) Web Services
5 42 (9.57%) .NET
6 39 (8.88%) JSF
7 35 (7.97%) Hibernate
8 33 (7.52%) Java EE
9 32 (7.29%) CSS3
10 31 (7.06%) HTML5
10 31 (7.06%) JSON
10 31 (7.06%) SOAP
11 25 (5.69%) Spring
11 25 (5.69%) Apache CXF
12 23 (5.24%) RESTful
12 23 (5.24%) JPA
13 22 (5.01%) ASP.NET
14 20 (4.56%) jQuery
15 19 (4.33%) XSLT
16 16 (3.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.69%) Open Source
2 19 (4.33%) User Experience
3 17 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.19%) FMCG
5 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.82%) CESG
5 8 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (1.37%) GIS
7 5 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.68%) AS400
10 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.46%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.46%) PKI
10 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.46%) RMADS
11 1 (0.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.39%) Linux
2 36 (8.20%) Windows
3 27 (6.15%) Mac OS X
4 18 (4.10%) UNIX
5 11 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.14%) AIX
6 5 (1.14%) Android
7 4 (0.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (30.98%) Scrum
2 76 (17.31%) Project Management
3 68 (15.49%) SOA
4 67 (15.26%) TDD
5 64 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (12.98%) Waterfall
7 45 (10.25%) UML
8 41 (9.34%) Data Modelling
9 39 (8.88%) Use Case
10 35 (7.97%) Unit Testing
11 32 (7.29%) Web Development
12 28 (6.38%) Mentoring
13 27 (6.15%) BPMN
13 27 (6.15%) Workflow
14 26 (5.92%) OO
15 25 (5.69%) BDD
15 25 (5.69%) User Stories
16 24 (5.47%) PRINCE2
17 22 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
18 21 (4.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 161 (36.67%) Java
2 66 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 53 (12.07%) C#
4 38 (8.66%) SQL
5 22 (5.01%) C++
6 14 (3.19%) Python
7 12 (2.73%) PHP
8 9 (2.05%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.82%) Ruby
10 7 (1.59%) Perl
11 5 (1.14%) Groovy
11 5 (1.14%) VBA
12 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.46%) Scala
13 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.23%) VB
14 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (2.05%) ISTQB
2 8 (1.82%) Degree
3 7 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.82%) QA
2 7 (1.59%) GPG13
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) HL7
Systems Management
1 9 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.68%) Puppet
2 3 (0.68%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.46%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.23%) StatsD
4 1 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 92 (20.96%) JBoss
2 77 (17.54%) Oracle
3 18 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.05%) HP
5 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.14%) Charles River
7 4 (0.91%) CA
7 4 (0.91%) Adobe
8 2 (0.46%) Genesys
8 2 (0.46%) Chordiant
8 2 (0.46%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.46%) Informatica
8 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.46%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.46%) Twitter
9 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.23%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.23%) Cadence
9 1 (0.23%) Teradata
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