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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 35 22 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Scrum 63 75 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.75% 6.38% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 8.04% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.98% -
Scrum
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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
1321 933 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.34% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 512 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 2015, 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 88 (90.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.02%) Finance
3 26 (26.80%) TDD
3 26 (26.80%) Java
4 20 (20.62%) User Experience
5 19 (19.59%) HTML
5 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.53%) XML
7 17 (17.53%) BDD
8 16 (16.49%) User Stories
8 16 (16.49%) Kanban
8 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (15.46%) Project Management
10 14 (14.43%) JBoss
11 13 (13.40%) CSS
11 13 (13.40%) SQL
12 12 (12.37%) Web Services
12 12 (12.37%) Eclipse
13 11 (11.34%) .NET
13 11 (11.34%) Banking
14 10 (10.31%) Analytics
14 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
14 10 (10.31%) HTML5
15 9 (9.28%) jQuery
15 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
15 9 (9.28%) Java EE
15 9 (9.28%) C#
15 9 (9.28%) XSLT
15 9 (9.28%) SOA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (14.43%) JBoss
2 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) Node.js
4 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 2 (2.06%) SAS
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) DNS
2 2 (2.06%) SSH
2 2 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Eclipse
2 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.25%) JProfiler
3 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.25%) JIRA
4 7 (7.22%) Selenium
5 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.19%) Hudson
6 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.15%) Maven
7 3 (3.09%) JUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Toad
7 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.09%) Mockito
7 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.06%) WebStorm
8 2 (2.06%) Grunt
8 2 (2.06%) Gradle
8 2 (2.06%) Artifactory
General
1 33 (34.02%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Analyst
3 17 (17.53%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Project Manager
6 10 (10.31%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (7.22%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Digital Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) HTML
2 17 (17.53%) XML
3 13 (13.40%) CSS
4 12 (12.37%) Web Services
5 11 (11.34%) .NET
6 10 (10.31%) HTML5
7 9 (9.28%) jQuery
7 9 (9.28%) XSLT
7 9 (9.28%) Java EE
8 6 (6.19%) J2EE
9 5 (5.15%) SOAP
9 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.12%) RESTful
10 4 (4.12%) CSS3
10 4 (4.12%) JSP
11 3 (3.09%) Servlets
11 3 (3.09%) Struts
11 3 (3.09%) JSON
11 3 (3.09%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) User Experience
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.12%) GIS
3 4 (4.12%) Statistics
3 4 (4.12%) Human Factors
3 4 (4.12%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Animation
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Android
2 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.09%) UNIX
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (90.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.80%) TDD
3 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (17.53%) BDD
5 16 (16.49%) Kanban
5 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.49%) User Stories
6 15 (15.46%) Project Management
7 10 (10.31%) Analytics
8 9 (9.28%) SOA
8 9 (9.28%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.25%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (8.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.19%) OO
11 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.19%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.80%) Java
2 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.40%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.09%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) C
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.09%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) Remedy
4 2 (2.06%) ESRI
5 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Teradata
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (1.03%) Netezza
5 1 (1.03%) Planview
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent day rates
Posted: 2 days ago