The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 13 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing Scrum 137 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.68% 3.16% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.87% 3.95% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 25 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.19 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.16% -
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
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (96.62%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (34.18%) Java
3 73 (30.80%) TDD
4 62 (26.16%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (25.32%) Finance
6 59 (24.89%) XML
6 59 (24.89%) JBoss
6 59 (24.89%) SOA
6 59 (24.89%) Java EE
7 58 (24.47%) User Experience
8 47 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (19.41%) Eclipse
10 44 (18.57%) JavaScript
10 44 (18.57%) Performance Monitoring
11 43 (18.14%) JProfiler
11 43 (18.14%) XSLT
12 42 (17.72%) Web Services
13 40 (16.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 39 (16.46%) Kanban
15 36 (15.19%) User Stories
16 34 (14.35%) SDLC
17 32 (13.50%) PRINCE2
18 31 (13.08%) JIRA
19 30 (12.66%) HTML
20 29 (12.24%) Security Cleared
21 27 (11.39%) CSS
21 27 (11.39%) Waterfall
21 27 (11.39%) AngularJS
22 25 (10.55%) Node.js
22 25 (10.55%) E-Commerce

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (24.89%) JBoss
2 25 (10.55%) Node.js
3 14 (5.91%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.06%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.06%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.22%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.27%) CMS
6 3 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.06%) SaaS
2 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) HTTP
2 3 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.64%) GIS
3 8 (3.38%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) HBase
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 46 (19.41%) Eclipse
2 43 (18.14%) JProfiler
3 31 (13.08%) JIRA
4 21 (8.86%) Git (software)
5 20 (8.44%) Selenium
6 18 (7.59%) gulp
7 13 (5.49%) Maven
8 12 (5.06%) SoapUI
9 11 (4.64%) Firebug
10 10 (4.22%) Grunt
10 10 (4.22%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.95%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.53%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.11%) Gradle
13 5 (2.11%) JBehave
14 4 (1.69%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.27%) git-flow
16 2 (0.84%) Axure RP
16 2 (0.84%) Hudson
16 2 (0.84%) YouTrack
General
1 60 (25.32%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Banking
3 3 (1.27%) Retail
4 2 (0.84%) Publishing
4 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Games
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (38.82%) Developer
2 50 (21.10%) Analyst
2 50 (21.10%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 28 (11.81%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.70%) Architect
6 17 (7.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 17 (7.17%) Senior Developer
7 14 (5.91%) Test Analyst
8 13 (5.49%) Agile Developer
8 13 (5.49%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Digital Analyst
9 12 (5.06%) Digital Project Manager
9 12 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (4.64%) User Researcher
11 10 (4.22%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.80%) Digital Architect
12 9 (3.80%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.38%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.89%) Java EE
1 59 (24.89%) XML
2 43 (18.14%) XSLT
3 42 (17.72%) Web Services
4 30 (12.66%) HTML
5 27 (11.39%) AngularJS
5 27 (11.39%) CSS
6 21 (8.86%) J2EE
6 21 (8.86%) jQuery
7 20 (8.44%) React
8 19 (8.02%) RESTful
9 18 (7.59%) HTML5
9 18 (7.59%) Spring
10 17 (7.17%) .NET
10 17 (7.17%) REST
11 16 (6.75%) RefluxJS
12 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET
12 14 (5.91%) Backbone.js
12 14 (5.91%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (5.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.47%) User Experience
2 22 (9.28%) iPad
3 16 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.06%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.27%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Statistics
7 3 (1.27%) VLE
8 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.42%) Fintech
9 1 (0.42%) FMCG
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.64%) Unix
2 4 (1.69%) Windows
3 3 (1.27%) Linux
3 3 (1.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.84%) Android
4 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (96.62%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (30.80%) TDD
3 62 (26.16%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (24.89%) SOA
5 47 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (18.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 40 (16.88%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 39 (16.46%) Kanban
9 36 (15.19%) User Stories
10 34 (14.35%) SDLC
11 32 (13.50%) PRINCE2
12 27 (11.39%) Waterfall
13 25 (10.55%) E-Commerce
14 24 (10.13%) Project Management
15 22 (9.28%) Service Delivery
16 20 (8.44%) OO
17 15 (6.33%) BDD
17 15 (6.33%) Software Testing
18 14 (5.91%) Defect Management
18 14 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.18%) Java
2 44 (18.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.86%) SQL
4 16 (6.75%) C#
5 12 (5.06%) Python
5 12 (5.06%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.22%) ES6
7 5 (2.11%) JSX
8 3 (1.27%) C
8 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.42%) Ada
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (2.53%) ISEB
4 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.06%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Docker
1 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.59%) Oracle
3 12 (5.06%) CA
3 12 (5.06%) HP
3 12 (5.06%) Remedy
3 12 (5.06%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.11%) ESRI
5 2 (0.84%) Pega
5 2 (0.84%) Rally
5 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.42%) hybris
6 1 (0.42%) Informatica
6 1 (0.42%) Netezza
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.42%) Telerik
6 1 (0.42%) Teradata
6 1 (0.42%) Twitter
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