The table below looks at the statistics for Scrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 15 47 28
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 131 34 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 2.42% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.44% 2.96% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 23 44
Median daily rate £425 £363 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +16.43%
Scrum
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
1145 1148 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.49% 81.65% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 642 586
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Scrum as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Scrum Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Scrum across the Edinburgh region.

Scrum Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Scrum across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Scrum Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Scrum
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Edinburgh region.

Scrum Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Scrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 224 (94.92%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (38.56%) Java
3 82 (34.75%) TDD
4 70 (29.66%) JavaScript
5 68 (28.81%) JIRA
6 66 (27.97%) Web Services
7 65 (27.54%) Finance
8 63 (26.69%) Kanban
9 54 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (21.19%) BDD
10 50 (21.19%) Python
11 45 (19.07%) SDLC
12 43 (18.22%) Jenkins
12 43 (18.22%) User Experience
12 43 (18.22%) REST
13 42 (17.80%) PRINCE2
14 41 (17.37%) XML
15 39 (16.53%) AngularJS
16 38 (16.10%) Node.js
16 38 (16.10%) GIS
17 36 (15.25%) Java EE
17 36 (15.25%) PostGIS
18 35 (14.83%) Maven
19 34 (14.41%) User Stories
20 33 (13.98%) GeoServer
20 33 (13.98%) CSS
20 33 (13.98%) Selenium
20 33 (13.98%) Open Source
21 31 (13.14%) OpenLayers
22 30 (12.71%) SOA

Scrum
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 38 (16.10%) Node.js
2 33 (13.98%) GeoServer
3 29 (12.29%) JBoss
4 9 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.12%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.85%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.54%) MS Office
3 5 (2.12%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.51%) SaaS
2 6 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.10%) GIS
2 25 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.97%) QGIS
5 6 (2.54%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 68 (28.81%) JIRA
2 43 (18.22%) Jenkins
3 35 (14.83%) Maven
4 33 (13.98%) Selenium
5 29 (12.29%) Cucumber
6 26 (11.02%) Gradle
6 26 (11.02%) JBehave
7 23 (9.75%) Git (software)
8 21 (8.90%) Eclipse
9 19 (8.05%) JProfiler
10 14 (5.93%) Artifactory
10 14 (5.93%) Hudson
11 12 (5.08%) gulp
12 11 (4.66%) Jasmine
13 10 (4.24%) Subversion
14 9 (3.81%) Bower
14 9 (3.81%) SoapUI
15 6 (2.54%) Grunt
16 5 (2.12%) DBeaver
17 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (27.54%) Finance
2 6 (2.54%) Banking
3 4 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.42%) Games
4 1 (0.42%) Publishing
4 1 (0.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (40.68%) Developer
2 34 (14.41%) Analyst
2 34 (14.41%) Java Developer
3 31 (13.14%) GIS Developer
4 28 (11.86%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.75%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.47%) Agile Business Analyst
6 20 (8.47%) Architect
6 20 (8.47%) Digital Project Manager
7 17 (7.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Scrum Master
8 16 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.66%) Engagement Manager
9 11 (4.66%) GIS Web Developer
10 9 (3.81%) Data Architect
10 9 (3.81%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.81%) Tester
11 8 (3.39%) Agile Coach
12 7 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.97%) Web Services
2 43 (18.22%) REST
3 41 (17.37%) XML
4 39 (16.53%) AngularJS
5 36 (15.25%) Java EE
5 36 (15.25%) PostGIS
6 33 (13.98%) CSS
7 31 (13.14%) OpenLayers
8 26 (11.02%) Leaflet
9 25 (10.59%) jQuery
10 24 (10.17%) HTML
11 22 (9.32%) RESTful
11 22 (9.32%) XSLT
12 20 (8.47%) React
13 19 (8.05%) Spring
14 17 (7.20%) hapi
14 17 (7.20%) J2EE
14 17 (7.20%) RefluxJS
15 12 (5.08%) LESS
16 11 (4.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.22%) User Experience
2 23 (9.75%) iPad
3 9 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.54%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.54%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.12%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.85%) Photography
8 2 (0.85%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Fintech
9 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.66%) Linux
2 6 (2.54%) Unix
3 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (94.92%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (34.75%) TDD
3 63 (26.69%) Kanban
4 54 (22.88%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (21.19%) BDD
6 45 (19.07%) SDLC
7 42 (17.80%) PRINCE2
8 34 (14.41%) User Stories
9 33 (13.98%) Open Source
10 30 (12.71%) SOA
11 29 (12.29%) Project Management
11 29 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (11.44%) Waterfall
13 26 (11.02%) E-Commerce
14 24 (10.17%) Domain-Driven Design
14 24 (10.17%) Performance Monitoring
15 23 (9.75%) Service Design
16 19 (8.05%) Microservices
17 18 (7.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 17 (7.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (38.56%) Java
2 70 (29.66%) JavaScript
3 50 (21.19%) Python
4 26 (11.02%) SQL
5 11 (4.66%) ES6
6 9 (3.81%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (3.81%) Perl
7 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.54%) C#
8 6 (2.54%) JSX
9 5 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.54%) Degree
2 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.27%) VCAP
3 3 (1.27%) VCP6
3 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) QA
2 19 (8.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (5.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Docker
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (7.20%) Ansible
2 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) vRealize
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (11.02%) ESRI
2 21 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.36%) Oracle
4 13 (5.51%) CA
4 13 (5.51%) HP
4 13 (5.51%) Remedy
4 13 (5.51%) ServiceNow
5 11 (4.66%) VMware
6 8 (3.39%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.27%) Cisco
7 3 (1.27%) EMC
8 2 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.42%) Facebook
9 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.42%) Pega
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