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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 24 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing Scrum 102 41 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.72% 2.83% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 3.53% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 43
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
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
1242 1160 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.87% 80.11% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 663 553
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 227 (93.42%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (37.86%) Java
3 86 (35.39%) TDD
4 67 (27.57%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (25.51%) Finance
6 60 (24.69%) Java EE
7 59 (24.28%) SOA
8 56 (23.05%) JBoss
8 56 (23.05%) JIRA
9 54 (22.22%) XML
10 50 (20.58%) PRINCE2
10 50 (20.58%) Kanban
11 49 (20.16%) Web Services
11 49 (20.16%) JavaScript
12 43 (17.70%) Eclipse
13 42 (17.28%) Performance Monitoring
14 41 (16.87%) XSLT
15 40 (16.46%) JProfiler
16 38 (15.64%) SDLC
17 37 (15.23%) User Experience
18 36 (14.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
19 35 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (13.99%) BDD
21 33 (13.58%) Node.js
22 32 (13.17%) Project Management
22 32 (13.17%) CSS
22 32 (13.17%) User Stories
23 31 (12.76%) Waterfall
24 28 (11.52%) SQL
24 28 (11.52%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 56 (23.05%) JBoss
2 33 (13.58%) Node.js
3 13 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.94%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.94%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.12%) NServiceBus
6 9 (3.70%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.23%) IIS
8 2 (0.82%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.29%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.47%) MS Office
3 5 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.17%) SaaS
2 6 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) NoSQL
2 16 (6.58%) GIS
3 11 (4.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.82%) QGIS
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) HBase
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (23.05%) JIRA
2 43 (17.70%) Eclipse
3 40 (16.46%) JProfiler
4 25 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 25 (10.29%) Selenium
5 20 (8.23%) Git (software)
6 18 (7.41%) Maven
7 15 (6.17%) SoapUI
8 12 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.94%) gulp
9 11 (4.53%) Firebug
9 11 (4.53%) Jasmine
10 9 (3.70%) Gradle
10 9 (3.70%) Hudson
10 9 (3.70%) JBehave
11 6 (2.47%) Grunt
12 5 (2.06%) Subversion
13 4 (1.65%) Bower
13 4 (1.65%) WebDriver
14 3 (1.23%) git-flow
General
1 62 (25.51%) Finance
2 9 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (0.41%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) Publishing
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (38.68%) Developer
2 53 (21.81%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.81%) Analyst
3 36 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 23 (9.47%) Digital Project Manager
5 18 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 17 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (7.00%) Scrum Master
7 15 (6.17%) Architect
8 13 (5.35%) Agile Business Analyst
8 13 (5.35%) Agile Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Agile Java Developer
9 12 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.94%) Test Analyst
9 12 (4.94%) Tester
10 11 (4.53%) Engagement Manager
11 10 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.70%) GIS Developer
13 8 (3.29%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.69%) Java EE
2 54 (22.22%) XML
3 49 (20.16%) Web Services
4 41 (16.87%) XSLT
5 32 (13.17%) CSS
6 27 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 26 (10.70%) REST
8 24 (9.88%) jQuery
8 24 (9.88%) Spring
9 23 (9.47%) HTML
9 23 (9.47%) RESTful
10 20 (8.23%) React
11 19 (7.82%) J2EE
12 17 (7.00%) hapi
12 17 (7.00%) RefluxJS
13 12 (4.94%) .NET
13 12 (4.94%) ASP.NET
13 12 (4.94%) JSF
13 12 (4.94%) LESS
14 11 (4.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.23%) User Experience
2 23 (9.47%) iPad
3 14 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.47%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.82%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.94%) Unix
2 5 (2.06%) Linux
3 3 (1.23%) Windows
3 3 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (93.42%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.39%) TDD
3 67 (27.57%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (24.28%) SOA
5 50 (20.58%) Kanban
5 50 (20.58%) PRINCE2
6 42 (17.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 38 (15.64%) SDLC
8 36 (14.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 35 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (13.99%) BDD
11 32 (13.17%) Project Management
11 32 (13.17%) User Stories
12 31 (12.76%) Waterfall
13 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
14 25 (10.29%) Service Design
15 18 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
15 18 (7.41%) Software Testing
16 17 (7.00%) OO
16 17 (7.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (37.86%) Java
2 49 (20.16%) JavaScript
3 28 (11.52%) SQL
4 25 (10.29%) Python
5 11 (4.53%) C#
5 11 (4.53%) ES6
6 10 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.47%) JSX
8 5 (2.06%) Perl
9 4 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) PHP
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (11.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.58%) QA
2 12 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (9.47%) Oracle
2 20 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.17%) CA
3 15 (6.17%) HP
3 15 (6.17%) Remedy
3 15 (6.17%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.29%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.88%) ESRI
6 3 (1.23%) VMware
7 2 (0.82%) Pega
7 2 (0.82%) Twitter
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) hybris
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
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