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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Software Development
Rank 9 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 181 197 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.92% 15.35% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.55% 21.23% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 117 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £99.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
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
1164 928 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.63% 72.33% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 528 241
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 145 (35.19%) Java
2 120 (29.13%) SQL
3 107 (25.97%) Finance
4 100 (24.27%) JavaScript
5 90 (21.84%) TDD
6 78 (18.93%) Scrum
7 74 (17.96%) Banking
8 70 (16.99%) CSS
9 68 (16.50%) XML
10 64 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (15.29%) HTML
12 60 (14.56%) Oracle
13 58 (14.08%) Spring
14 48 (11.65%) SQL Server
14 48 (11.65%) .NET
15 47 (11.41%) Selenium
16 45 (10.92%) UNIX
17 44 (10.68%) jQuery
18 43 (10.44%) Linux
18 43 (10.44%) Relational Database
19 42 (10.19%) Unit Testing
20 41 (9.95%) JBoss
20 41 (9.95%) MVC
21 40 (9.71%) J2EE
21 40 (9.71%) JUnit
21 40 (9.71%) Test Automation
22 37 (8.98%) C#
22 37 (8.98%) SOA
23 35 (8.50%) ASP.NET
24 34 (8.25%) Hibernate

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 41 (9.95%) JBoss
2 23 (5.58%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.13%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.64%) CMS
5 9 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.94%) Apache
7 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.46%) Confluence
8 4 (0.97%) nginx
9 3 (0.73%) WordPress
10 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.49%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.24%) IIS
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.70%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.70%) SaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.94%) Internet
2 6 (1.46%) HTTP
3 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.73%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.44%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.40%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.46%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.97%) Big Data
9 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.49%) DB2
11 1 (0.24%) Informix
11 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.24%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.24%) DataStage
11 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (11.41%) Selenium
2 40 (9.71%) JUnit
3 33 (8.01%) Maven
3 33 (8.01%) JIRA
3 33 (8.01%) Git (software)
4 27 (6.55%) Eclipse
5 26 (6.31%) Jenkins
6 25 (6.07%) Cucumber
7 24 (5.83%) Ant
8 21 (5.10%) FitNesse
9 20 (4.85%) Subversion
10 19 (4.61%) CruiseControl
11 18 (4.37%) JProfiler
12 17 (4.13%) Mockito
13 14 (3.40%) WebDriver
13 14 (3.40%) Grunt
14 13 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (3.16%) Visual Studio
15 11 (2.67%) jMock
15 11 (2.67%) Hudson
General
1 107 (25.97%) Finance
2 74 (17.96%) Banking
3 21 (5.10%) Retail
4 12 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.46%) Back Office
6 4 (0.97%) Publishing
7 3 (0.73%) Front Office
8 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (46.84%) Developer
2 90 (21.84%) Java Developer
3 79 (19.17%) Analyst
4 32 (7.77%) Test Analyst
5 30 (7.28%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.07%) Project Manager
7 15 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 15 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 14 (3.40%) Web Developer
9 13 (3.16%) Test Manager
9 13 (3.16%) Consultant
9 13 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
10 12 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (2.91%) Tester
11 11 (2.67%) Architect
12 10 (2.43%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.43%) Test Engineer
12 10 (2.43%) Designer
12 10 (2.43%) Android Developer
13 9 (2.18%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.99%) CSS
2 68 (16.50%) XML
3 63 (15.29%) HTML
4 58 (14.08%) Spring
5 48 (11.65%) .NET
6 44 (10.68%) jQuery
7 40 (9.71%) J2EE
8 35 (8.50%) ASP.NET
9 34 (8.25%) Hibernate
10 31 (7.52%) Ajax
11 30 (7.28%) JSP
12 29 (7.04%) XSLT
12 29 (7.04%) Web Services
13 27 (6.55%) Java EE
14 25 (6.07%) .NET Framework
15 22 (5.34%) Struts
15 22 (5.34%) JDBC
15 22 (5.34%) RESTful
16 21 (5.10%) iBATIS
16 21 (5.10%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.83%) Open Source
3 15 (3.64%) User Experience
4 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.97%) Social Media
7 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.97%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.73%) Animation
8 3 (0.73%) GIS
8 3 (0.73%) AS400
8 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.49%) RMADS
9 2 (0.49%) CESG
9 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.24%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.24%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.92%) UNIX
2 43 (10.44%) Linux
3 25 (6.07%) Windows
4 21 (5.10%) Android
5 12 (2.91%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.46%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.84%) TDD
2 78 (18.93%) Scrum
3 64 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (10.19%) Unit Testing
5 41 (9.95%) MVC
6 40 (9.71%) Test Automation
7 37 (8.98%) SOA
8 30 (7.28%) Project Management
9 28 (6.80%) BDD
10 26 (6.31%) OO
11 25 (6.07%) Waterfall
12 23 (5.58%) Web Development
13 22 (5.34%) User Stories
14 20 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (4.13%) UML
15 17 (4.13%) Web Application Development
15 17 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (3.88%) Pair Programming
17 15 (3.64%) Performance Testing
17 15 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 145 (35.19%) Java
2 120 (29.13%) SQL
3 100 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.98%) C#
5 32 (7.77%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.85%) Perl
7 18 (4.37%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.91%) VBScript
10 9 (2.18%) PHP
11 8 (1.94%) Python
12 6 (1.46%) C++
13 4 (0.97%) PeopleCode
13 4 (0.97%) SQR
13 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.97%) XPath
13 4 (0.97%) PHP5
14 3 (0.73%) C
14 3 (0.73%) Ruby
14 3 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (4.13%) ISTQB
2 15 (3.64%) Degree
2 15 (3.64%) ISEB
3 7 (1.70%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.49%) HND
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.24%) APMP
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.24%) OCP
8 1 (0.24%) OCA
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.55%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (14.56%) Oracle
2 25 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (1.70%) Informatica
5 6 (1.46%) Sun
5 6 (1.46%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.21%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.97%) HP
8 3 (0.73%) Veeam
8 3 (0.73%) VMware
8 3 (0.73%) Teradata
8 3 (0.73%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.73%) IBM
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) Google
9 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.49%) Twitter
9 2 (0.49%) Dell
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.24%) Sybase
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