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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Scrum
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 10 12 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +36
Contract jobs citing Scrum 93 146 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.55% 10.25% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.88% 12.54% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 82 22
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.88 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-9.53% +19.93%

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
670 1164 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.23% 81.68% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 599 553
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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.

1 254 (98.83%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (46.69%) Java
3 107 (41.63%) TDD
4 88 (34.24%) JavaScript
5 74 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (27.63%) BDD
7 66 (25.68%) AngularJS
8 64 (24.90%) Kanban
9 62 (24.12%) HTML
10 60 (23.35%) Python
11 53 (20.62%) JIRA
12 51 (19.84%) Web Services
13 48 (18.68%) Degree
14 47 (18.29%) Open Source
15 46 (17.90%) CSS
16 44 (17.12%) Oracle
16 44 (17.12%) Maven
17 43 (16.73%) GIS
18 42 (16.34%) PostGIS
19 41 (15.95%) Jenkins
19 41 (15.95%) OpenLayers
20 39 (15.18%) GeoServer
20 39 (15.18%) Leaflet
20 39 (15.18%) ESRI
21 36 (14.01%) Finance
21 36 (14.01%) SQL
21 36 (14.01%) JBoss
22 35 (13.62%) PRINCE2
22 35 (13.62%) Cucumber
23 33 (12.84%) XML

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 39 (15.18%) GeoServer
2 36 (14.01%) JBoss
3 17 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.95%) CMS
4 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.17%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) Confluence
7 2 (0.78%) SAS
7 2 (0.78%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) Liferay
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.95%) MS Office
1 5 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.11%) Sonata
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.95%) Office 365
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) Intranet
2 3 (1.17%) Firewall
2 3 (1.17%) Network Security
3 2 (0.78%) BGP
3 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.78%) OSPF
3 2 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.78%) VXLAN
3 2 (0.78%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) ATM
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.73%) GIS
2 28 (10.89%) Spatial Data
3 23 (8.95%) Oracle Database
4 20 (7.78%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.89%) MySQL
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.17%) QGIS
8 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.78%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) JIRA
2 44 (17.12%) Maven
3 41 (15.95%) Jenkins
4 35 (13.62%) Cucumber
5 31 (12.06%) Gradle
6 26 (10.12%) JBehave
7 23 (8.95%) Subversion
8 21 (8.17%) Eclipse
9 17 (6.61%) Selenium
10 16 (6.23%) Git (software)
11 13 (5.06%) Artifactory
11 13 (5.06%) Hudson
12 8 (3.11%) Jasmine
12 8 (3.11%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.95%) JProfiler
15 4 (1.56%) Bower
16 3 (1.17%) Flyway
16 3 (1.17%) gulp
General
1 36 (14.01%) Finance
2 10 (3.89%) Banking
3 8 (3.11%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.78%) Law
5 2 (0.78%) Local Government
5 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
5 2 (0.78%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (49.81%) Developer
2 59 (22.96%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.06%) Scrum Master
4 28 (10.89%) Architect
5 24 (9.34%) Project Manager
6 20 (7.78%) Analyst
7 19 (7.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (7.00%) Web Developer
9 17 (6.61%) Business Analyst
9 17 (6.61%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.84%) Data Architect
11 14 (5.45%) UI Developer
12 11 (4.28%) GIS Developer
13 10 (3.89%) HTML Developer
14 9 (3.50%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (3.50%) Angular Developer
14 9 (3.50%) Developer in Test
14 9 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (3.50%) GIS Architect
15 8 (3.11%) Senior Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (25.68%) AngularJS
2 62 (24.12%) HTML
3 51 (19.84%) Web Services
4 46 (17.90%) CSS
5 42 (16.34%) PostGIS
6 41 (15.95%) OpenLayers
7 39 (15.18%) Leaflet
8 33 (12.84%) XML
9 29 (11.28%) Java EE
10 28 (10.89%) XSLT
11 27 (10.51%) jQuery
12 24 (9.34%) RESTful
13 23 (8.95%) Hibernate
13 23 (8.95%) SOAP
14 22 (8.56%) HTML5
15 21 (8.17%) Spring
16 20 (7.78%) CSS3
17 17 (6.61%) JMS
17 17 (6.61%) JPA
18 15 (5.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.28%) User Experience
2 15 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.11%) Fintech
4 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.78%) iPad
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.78%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.28%) Linux
2 3 (1.17%) Android
2 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.39%) Unix
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (98.83%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (41.63%) TDD
3 74 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (27.63%) BDD
5 64 (24.90%) Kanban
6 47 (18.29%) Open Source
7 35 (13.62%) PRINCE2
8 32 (12.45%) SOA
9 27 (10.51%) Project Management
10 26 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (9.34%) Open Source Development
12 22 (8.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 22 (8.56%) User Stories
13 20 (7.78%) SDLC
13 20 (7.78%) Web Development
14 19 (7.39%) Continuous Deployment
14 19 (7.39%) DevOps
15 18 (7.00%) Coaching
15 18 (7.00%) Microservices
16 17 (6.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (46.69%) Java
2 88 (34.24%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.35%) Python
4 36 (14.01%) SQL
5 14 (5.45%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.67%) C#
7 7 (2.72%) C
8 6 (2.33%) ES6
9 4 (1.56%) Perl
10 3 (1.17%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.39%) Ada
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (18.68%) Degree
2 12 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.17%) ISEB
6 2 (0.78%) CISSP
7 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.06%) QA
2 10 (3.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.56%) WCAG
4 2 (0.78%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (3.50%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (7.78%) Ansible
2 7 (2.72%) Puppet
3 5 (1.95%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (17.12%) Oracle
2 39 (15.18%) ESRI
3 10 (3.89%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.11%) FNZ
6 5 (1.95%) Cisco
7 4 (1.56%) Twitter
8 3 (1.17%) SAP
9 2 (0.78%) Apple
9 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) Siebel
9 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.78%) Splunk
9 2 (0.78%) VMware
10 1 (0.39%) Verint
10 1 (0.39%) WSO2
10 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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