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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 8 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Contract jobs citing Scrum 116 123 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.79% 8.22% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.78% 9.98% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 80 32
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.33
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +17.21%
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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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.

1 274 (97.16%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (47.52%) Java
3 111 (39.36%) TDD
4 106 (37.59%) JavaScript
5 81 (28.72%) Python
6 78 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (25.53%) Open Source
7 72 (25.53%) BDD
8 68 (24.11%) JIRA
9 65 (23.05%) Web Services
10 64 (22.70%) PostGIS
11 63 (22.34%) Maven
12 62 (21.99%) OpenLayers
13 61 (21.63%) AngularJS
14 60 (21.28%) GeoServer
14 60 (21.28%) Kanban
15 59 (20.92%) ESRI
15 59 (20.92%) Leaflet
16 58 (20.57%) HTML
17 57 (20.21%) GIS
17 57 (20.21%) Degree
18 51 (18.09%) Jenkins
19 45 (15.96%) User Experience
19 45 (15.96%) XML
20 43 (15.25%) JBoss
20 43 (15.25%) SOA
20 43 (15.25%) Gradle
21 42 (14.89%) Cucumber
22 40 (14.18%) JBehave
22 40 (14.18%) Java EE

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 60 (21.28%) GeoServer
2 43 (15.25%) JBoss
3 22 (7.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.77%) CMS
5 5 (1.77%) Confluence
6 3 (1.06%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.06%) Drupal
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.71%) Apache
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.71%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
2 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.77%) Sonata
3 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.77%) Office 365
3 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Intranet
2 3 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) BGP
3 2 (0.71%) Firewall
3 2 (0.71%) Network Security
3 2 (0.71%) OSPF
3 2 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.71%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
4 1 (0.35%) DMZ
4 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.35%) LAN
4 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.21%) GIS
2 29 (10.28%) Spatial Data
3 23 (8.16%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.48%) MySQL
5 7 (2.48%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.42%) QGIS
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.71%) SAS EBI
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 68 (24.11%) JIRA
2 63 (22.34%) Maven
3 51 (18.09%) Jenkins
4 43 (15.25%) Gradle
5 42 (14.89%) Cucumber
6 40 (14.18%) JBehave
7 28 (9.93%) Eclipse
8 26 (9.22%) Subversion
9 25 (8.87%) Artifactory
10 22 (7.80%) Selenium
11 14 (4.96%) Git (software)
11 14 (4.96%) Hudson
12 10 (3.55%) SoapUI
13 8 (2.84%) Jasmine
13 8 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (2.84%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.77%) JProfiler
15 3 (1.06%) Flyway
15 3 (1.06%) gulp
16 2 (0.71%) Protractor
General
1 34 (12.06%) Finance
2 14 (4.96%) Banking
3 10 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (1.42%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Local Government
6 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (51.42%) Developer
2 55 (19.50%) Java Developer
3 32 (11.35%) Scrum Master
4 27 (9.57%) Architect
5 26 (9.22%) Project Manager
6 25 (8.87%) Web Developer
7 21 (7.45%) GIS Developer
8 20 (7.09%) Analyst
9 18 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 18 (6.38%) Data Architect
9 18 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (4.96%) UI Developer
11 13 (4.61%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (3.55%) Agile Business Analyst
13 10 (3.55%) Developer in Test
13 10 (3.55%) HTML Developer
14 9 (3.19%) Technical Architect
15 8 (2.84%) Consultant
15 8 (2.84%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (23.05%) Web Services
2 64 (22.70%) PostGIS
3 62 (21.99%) OpenLayers
4 61 (21.63%) AngularJS
5 59 (20.92%) Leaflet
6 58 (20.57%) HTML
7 45 (15.96%) XML
8 40 (14.18%) Java EE
9 36 (12.77%) CSS
9 36 (12.77%) XSLT
10 33 (11.70%) SOAP
11 26 (9.22%) Hibernate
12 25 (8.87%) jQuery
13 23 (8.16%) JPA
13 23 (8.16%) REST
14 22 (7.80%) Drools
14 22 (7.80%) jBPM
14 22 (7.80%) JMS
14 22 (7.80%) JSF
15 21 (7.45%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.96%) User Experience
2 16 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.42%) Fintech
5 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.42%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.06%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) iPad
7 2 (0.71%) iPhone
7 2 (0.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Tandem
8 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.55%) Linux
2 4 (1.42%) Android
2 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.35%) Unix
4 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (97.16%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (39.36%) TDD
3 78 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (25.53%) BDD
4 72 (25.53%) Open Source
5 60 (21.28%) Kanban
6 43 (15.25%) SOA
7 36 (12.77%) PRINCE2
8 32 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (10.99%) Web Development
10 29 (10.28%) Project Management
11 28 (9.93%) Open Source Development
12 27 (9.57%) SDLC
13 26 (9.22%) Domain-Driven Design
14 22 (7.80%) User Stories
15 21 (7.45%) Coaching
16 20 (7.09%) DevOps
17 19 (6.74%) Mentoring
17 19 (6.74%) Waterfall
18 17 (6.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 134 (47.52%) Java
2 106 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 81 (28.72%) Python
4 34 (12.06%) SQL
5 13 (4.61%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.26%) C#
7 9 (3.19%) C
8 4 (1.42%) ES6
9 3 (1.06%) C++
9 3 (1.06%) PHP
9 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.71%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) Ada
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (20.21%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) ISEB
4 3 (1.06%) VCAP
4 3 (1.06%) VCP6
4 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.67%) WCAG
2 10 (3.55%) QA
3 9 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.71%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (3.90%) Docker
2 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) KVM
4 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (12.06%) Ansible
2 5 (1.77%) TeamSite
3 3 (1.06%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) vRealize
4 2 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (20.92%) ESRI
2 38 (13.48%) Oracle
3 13 (4.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.61%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.48%) Cisco
4 7 (2.48%) VMware
5 5 (1.77%) FNZ
6 4 (1.42%) IBM
6 4 (1.42%) Twitter
7 3 (1.06%) EMC
7 3 (1.06%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) Adobe
8 2 (0.71%) Apple
8 2 (0.71%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos
8 2 (0.71%) OpenText
8 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.71%) Siebel
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
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