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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 9 19 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Contract jobs citing Scrum 105 119 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.40% 8.08% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.62% 9.71% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 21
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +22.33%

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
718 1225 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.77% 83.16% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 644 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 (95.73%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (51.28%) Java
3 95 (40.60%) TDD
4 73 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (30.34%) JavaScript
6 69 (29.49%) BDD
7 65 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 59 (25.21%) Kanban
9 53 (22.65%) Python
10 46 (19.66%) Web Services
10 46 (19.66%) Jenkins
11 44 (18.80%) HTML
12 38 (16.24%) Cucumber
13 37 (15.81%) CSS
13 37 (15.81%) Finance
13 37 (15.81%) Degree
14 36 (15.38%) JIRA
15 35 (14.96%) SQL
16 34 (14.53%) Oracle
16 34 (14.53%) Spring
17 33 (14.10%) Selenium
18 30 (12.82%) Open Source
19 29 (12.39%) PostGIS
19 29 (12.39%) GIS
20 28 (11.97%) Linux
20 28 (11.97%) Maven
20 28 (11.97%) Git (software)
20 28 (11.97%) RESTful
20 28 (11.97%) OpenLayers
21 26 (11.11%) ESRI

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 26 (11.11%) GeoServer
2 21 (8.97%) JBoss
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.56%) CMS
5 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.71%) Apache
7 2 (0.85%) SAS
7 2 (0.85%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Liferay
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Sonata
2 4 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.28%) PaaS
4 2 (0.85%) GitHub
4 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.71%) VXLAN
2 3 (1.28%) Firewall
2 3 (1.28%) NetScaler
2 3 (1.28%) Network Security
3 2 (0.85%) BGP
3 2 (0.85%) OSPF
3 2 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.43%) ATM
4 1 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.39%) GIS
2 22 (9.40%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.97%) Spatial Data
4 19 (8.12%) MySQL
5 17 (7.26%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.28%) QGIS
10 2 (0.85%) SAS EBI
11 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (19.66%) Jenkins
2 38 (16.24%) Cucumber
3 36 (15.38%) JIRA
4 33 (14.10%) Selenium
5 28 (11.97%) Git (software)
5 28 (11.97%) Maven
6 24 (10.26%) Gradle
7 22 (9.40%) Subversion
8 19 (8.12%) JBehave
9 12 (5.13%) SoapUI
9 12 (5.13%) WebDriver
10 11 (4.70%) Eclipse
10 11 (4.70%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (3.85%) Hudson
13 8 (3.42%) Jasmine
14 7 (2.99%) Artifactory
15 5 (2.14%) Bower
15 5 (2.14%) JProfiler
15 5 (2.14%) Mockito
General
1 37 (15.81%) Finance
2 9 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (1.71%) Retail
3 4 (1.71%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.28%) Marketing
4 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.85%) Law
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (46.58%) Developer
2 54 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.54%) Analyst
3 27 (11.54%) Scrum Master
4 22 (9.40%) Architect
5 20 (8.55%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (8.12%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.98%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Data Architect
9 10 (4.27%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Angular Developer
10 9 (3.85%) GIS Architect
10 9 (3.85%) HTML Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.42%) GIS Developer
11 8 (3.42%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.99%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 46 (19.66%) Web Services
3 44 (18.80%) HTML
4 37 (15.81%) CSS
5 34 (14.53%) Spring
6 29 (12.39%) PostGIS
7 28 (11.97%) OpenLayers
7 28 (11.97%) RESTful
8 26 (11.11%) Leaflet
9 23 (9.83%) jQuery
10 22 (9.40%) HTML5
11 20 (8.55%) XML
12 19 (8.12%) CSS3
13 18 (7.69%) Java EE
13 18 (7.69%) REST
14 17 (7.26%) Node.js
15 16 (6.84%) XSLT
16 15 (6.41%) Hibernate
16 15 (6.41%) React
17 14 (5.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) User Experience
2 12 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.42%) Fintech
5 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.85%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.97%) Linux
2 5 (2.14%) Android
2 5 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.71%) Windows
4 3 (1.28%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Debian
5 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (95.73%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (40.60%) TDD
3 73 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
4 69 (29.49%) BDD
5 59 (25.21%) Kanban
6 30 (12.82%) Open Source
7 25 (10.68%) User Stories
8 24 (10.26%) PRINCE2
9 23 (9.83%) DevOps
10 22 (9.40%) Continuous Deployment
10 22 (9.40%) SOA
11 21 (8.97%) Project Management
11 21 (8.97%) Software Engineering
11 21 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
13 17 (7.26%) Microservices
13 17 (7.26%) Test Automation
13 17 (7.26%) Web Development
14 14 (5.98%) Open Source Development
14 14 (5.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 120 (51.28%) Java
2 71 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 53 (22.65%) Python
4 35 (14.96%) SQL
5 12 (5.13%) C#
6 9 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.56%) ES6
8 5 (2.14%) C
8 5 (2.14%) Perl
9 3 (1.28%) C++
9 3 (1.28%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.28%) Ruby
10 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Ada
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (15.81%) Degree
2 16 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.56%) ISEB
5 4 (1.71%) CISSP
6 3 (1.28%) VCAP
6 3 (1.28%) VCP6
6 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) QA
2 8 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) ISO22301
System Software
1 12 (5.13%) Docker
2 6 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) Ansible
2 12 (5.13%) Puppet
3 3 (1.28%) vRealize
4 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 34 (14.53%) Oracle
2 26 (11.11%) ESRI
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.99%) Cisco
4 7 (2.99%) VMware
5 6 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.14%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (2.14%) FNZ
7 4 (1.71%) Twitter
8 3 (1.28%) SAP
9 2 (0.85%) Apple
9 2 (0.85%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.85%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.85%) Citrix
9 2 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.85%) Siebel
9 2 (0.85%) Splunk
9 2 (0.85%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.43%) F5
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