The first table below looks at the demand for Scrum 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 Scrum over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 26 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 70 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.48% 1.86% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 2.60% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 1
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£420 £331 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.79% -6.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
+22.83% -9.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Scrum
Scotland

Scrum
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Scrum across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 81 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.72%) Java
3 53 (36.55%) JBoss
4 32 (22.07%) Project Management
4 32 (22.07%) Oracle
5 29 (20.00%) Web Services
6 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (15.86%) DSDM
8 22 (15.17%) SOA
9 21 (14.48%) Data Modelling
9 21 (14.48%) XML
9 21 (14.48%) JSF
10 20 (13.79%) TDD
10 20 (13.79%) Hibernate
10 20 (13.79%) HTML
11 19 (13.10%) CSS
11 19 (13.10%) UML
12 18 (12.41%) Finance
13 16 (11.03%) SOAP
13 16 (11.03%) JavaScript
13 16 (11.03%) Linux
14 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (10.34%) Maven
14 15 (10.34%) JPA
14 15 (10.34%) Use Case
14 15 (10.34%) Velocity
14 15 (10.34%) Relational Database
15 14 (9.66%) User Stories
15 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
15 14 (9.66%) Apache CXF

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Scrum 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 Scrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.38%) GlassFish
1 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.69%) Node.js
2 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.69%) PaaS
1 1 (0.69%) Heroku
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) HTTP
2 5 (3.45%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.38%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.69%) DB2
5 1 (0.69%) Informix
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (10.34%) Maven
2 11 (7.59%) Selenium
2 11 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.52%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.83%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.83%) Subversion
5 6 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.14%) Ant
6 5 (3.45%) JIRA
6 5 (3.45%) Hudson
7 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.07%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.07%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.38%) Gradle
9 2 (1.38%) JUnit
10 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Publishing
4 5 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (33.79%) Developer
2 38 (26.21%) ScrumMaster
3 27 (18.62%) Java Developer
4 22 (15.17%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.97%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (7.59%) Architect
6 11 (7.59%) Designer
7 10 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
8 9 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Java Architect
8 9 (6.21%) Release Manager
9 8 (5.52%) Junior
9 8 (5.52%) Junior Java Architect
9 8 (5.52%) Junior Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.83%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.00%) Web Services
2 21 (14.48%) XML
2 21 (14.48%) JSF
3 20 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 20 (13.79%) HTML
4 19 (13.10%) CSS
5 16 (11.03%) SOAP
6 15 (10.34%) Velocity
6 15 (10.34%) JPA
7 14 (9.66%) Apache CXF
8 13 (8.97%) CSS3
8 13 (8.97%) HTML5
9 12 (8.28%) .NET
10 10 (6.90%) Java EE
10 10 (6.90%) REST
10 10 (6.90%) RichFaces
11 9 (6.21%) Spring
11 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.83%) JSON
12 7 (4.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) GIS
2 6 (4.14%) Open Source
3 5 (3.45%) FMCG
4 2 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.07%) UNIX
3 3 (2.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.07%) Project Management
3 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (15.86%) DSDM
5 22 (15.17%) SOA
6 21 (14.48%) Data Modelling
7 20 (13.79%) TDD
8 19 (13.10%) UML
9 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (10.34%) Use Case
10 14 (9.66%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.66%) OO
10 14 (9.66%) User Stories
11 13 (8.97%) BDD
11 13 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (8.97%) Software Testing
12 12 (8.28%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (8.28%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (7.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 75 (51.72%) Java
2 16 (11.03%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.90%) C#
4 7 (4.83%) SQL
5 3 (2.07%) Python
6 2 (1.38%) Ruby
6 2 (1.38%) Groovy
7 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Puppet
1 6 (4.14%) Vagrant
1 6 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.69%) StatsD
Vendors
1 53 (36.55%) JBoss
2 32 (22.07%) Oracle
3 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.69%) Cadence
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
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