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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing Scrum 170 60 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.57% 3.58% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.71% 4.40% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 31 50
Median daily rate £351 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £310 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £40.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+32.49% -4.98%
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
960 1363 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.26% 81.23% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 731 533
Median daily rate £385 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 282 (93.69%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (45.18%) Java
3 116 (38.54%) JavaScript
4 96 (31.89%) TDD
5 92 (30.56%) Web Services
5 92 (30.56%) Python
6 91 (30.23%) JIRA
7 81 (26.91%) Open Source
8 77 (25.58%) PostGIS
9 74 (24.58%) GIS
10 73 (24.25%) Maven
10 73 (24.25%) BDD
10 73 (24.25%) GeoServer
11 72 (23.92%) OpenLayers
12 71 (23.59%) Kanban
13 70 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (22.26%) Jenkins
15 66 (21.93%) Leaflet
15 66 (21.93%) ESRI
16 60 (19.93%) User Experience
17 55 (18.27%) HTML
18 53 (17.61%) Gradle
18 53 (17.61%) AngularJS
18 53 (17.61%) Cucumber
19 52 (17.28%) REST
19 52 (17.28%) Finance
20 51 (16.94%) JBehave
21 50 (16.61%) XML
22 44 (14.62%) Selenium
23 42 (13.95%) SDLC

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 73 (24.25%) GeoServer
2 35 (11.63%) JBoss
3 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.66%) CMS
4 5 (1.66%) Confluence
5 3 (1.00%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.00%) Drupal
6 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.66%) Apache
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.66%) WordPress
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (6.64%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.66%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.66%) MS Project
4 4 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.65%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.00%) Sonata
3 2 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.66%) Office 365
3 4 (1.33%) SaaS
4 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) Intranet
2 3 (1.00%) HTTP
2 3 (1.00%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) BGP
3 2 (0.66%) OSPF
3 2 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.66%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.33%) DMZ
4 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.58%) GIS
2 33 (10.96%) Spatial Data
3 26 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.33%) QGIS
7 5 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.00%) MySQL
10 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 91 (30.23%) JIRA
2 73 (24.25%) Maven
3 67 (22.26%) Jenkins
4 53 (17.61%) Cucumber
4 53 (17.61%) Gradle
5 51 (16.94%) JBehave
6 44 (14.62%) Selenium
7 36 (11.96%) Artifactory
8 35 (11.63%) Subversion
9 22 (7.31%) Eclipse
10 19 (6.31%) Git (software)
10 19 (6.31%) Hudson
11 11 (3.65%) Bower
12 9 (2.99%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.66%) DBeaver
13 5 (1.66%) Grunt
13 5 (1.66%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.00%) gulp
15 2 (0.66%) GitLab
15 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (17.28%) Finance
2 10 (3.32%) Banking
3 8 (2.66%) Retail
4 4 (1.33%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Local Government
5 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (45.85%) Developer
2 47 (15.61%) GIS Developer
3 43 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 41 (13.62%) Project Manager
5 29 (9.63%) Web Developer
6 28 (9.30%) Scrum Master
7 24 (7.97%) Architect
8 20 (6.64%) Analyst
8 20 (6.64%) Digital Project Manager
9 19 (6.31%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.98%) Data Architect
11 17 (5.65%) Agile Business Analyst
12 15 (4.98%) GIS Web Developer
13 10 (3.32%) Agile Coach
13 10 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.32%) Open Source Developer
13 10 (3.32%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.99%) Consultant
14 9 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 8 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.56%) Web Services
2 77 (25.58%) PostGIS
3 72 (23.92%) OpenLayers
4 66 (21.93%) Leaflet
5 55 (18.27%) HTML
6 53 (17.61%) AngularJS
7 52 (17.28%) REST
8 50 (16.61%) XML
9 40 (13.29%) Java EE
10 38 (12.62%) CSS
11 32 (10.63%) SOAP
12 29 (9.63%) XSLT
13 25 (8.31%) jQuery
14 24 (7.97%) Hibernate
14 24 (7.97%) JPA
15 22 (7.31%) Drools
15 22 (7.31%) jBPM
15 22 (7.31%) JSF
15 22 (7.31%) Node.js
16 21 (6.98%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.93%) User Experience
2 17 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.66%) iPad
3 8 (2.66%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.99%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.66%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.66%) Photography
9 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Social Media
10 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.33%) STB
10 1 (0.33%) Tandem
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.31%) Linux
2 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (93.69%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (31.89%) TDD
3 81 (26.91%) Open Source
4 73 (24.25%) BDD
5 71 (23.59%) Kanban
6 70 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (13.95%) SDLC
8 39 (12.96%) PRINCE2
9 38 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (11.30%) SOA
10 34 (11.30%) Web Development
11 29 (9.63%) Domain-Driven Design
11 29 (9.63%) Project Management
11 29 (9.63%) User Stories
12 26 (8.64%) Coaching
13 22 (7.31%) Mentoring
13 22 (7.31%) Open Source Development
14 17 (5.65%) DevOps
14 17 (5.65%) Front End Development
14 17 (5.65%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (45.18%) Java
2 116 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 92 (30.56%) Python
4 41 (13.62%) SQL
5 17 (5.65%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.65%) CoffeeScript
7 8 (2.66%) Perl
8 7 (2.33%) C
9 6 (1.99%) C#
10 5 (1.66%) ES6
10 5 (1.66%) JSX
11 3 (1.00%) PHP
11 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (11.96%) Degree
2 19 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.99%) VCAP
3 6 (1.99%) VCP6
3 6 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.97%) WCAG
2 23 (7.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (7.31%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.33%) Docker
1 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.99%) vSphere
3 5 (1.66%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (13.62%) Ansible
2 6 (1.99%) vRealize
3 5 (1.66%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (21.93%) ESRI
2 33 (10.96%) Oracle
3 23 (7.64%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.31%) VMware
5 12 (3.99%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.32%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.99%) Cisco
8 6 (1.99%) EMC
9 4 (1.33%) IBM
9 4 (1.33%) Remedy
9 4 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.00%) CA
10 3 (1.00%) FNZ
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe
11 2 (0.66%) Cognos
11 2 (0.66%) HP
11 2 (0.66%) Nintex
11 2 (0.66%) OpenText
11 2 (0.66%) Twitter
12 1 (0.33%) F5