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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 8 56 25
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -31
Contract jobs citing Scrum 165 34 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.41% 2.34% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 2.87% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 20 49
Median daily rate £387 £356 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.56% -14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £38.77 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+10.91% +0.70%
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
1100 1183 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.71% 81.42% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 613 620
Median daily rate £400 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £15.82 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 237 (93.31%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (42.91%) Java
3 86 (33.86%) JavaScript
4 85 (33.46%) TDD
5 83 (32.68%) JIRA
6 79 (31.10%) Web Services
7 71 (27.95%) Python
8 67 (26.38%) Kanban
9 63 (24.80%) BDD
10 58 (22.83%) Jenkins
11 57 (22.44%) Open Source
11 57 (22.44%) PostGIS
12 56 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (21.65%) GIS
14 54 (21.26%) Finance
15 53 (20.87%) Maven
15 53 (20.87%) REST
15 53 (20.87%) GeoServer
16 52 (20.47%) OpenLayers
16 52 (20.47%) User Experience
17 46 (18.11%) Leaflet
17 46 (18.11%) ESRI
18 45 (17.72%) Selenium
18 45 (17.72%) AngularJS
18 45 (17.72%) SDLC
19 44 (17.32%) Cucumber
20 43 (16.93%) Gradle
21 41 (16.14%) JBehave
22 40 (15.75%) PRINCE2
23 38 (14.96%) 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 53 (20.87%) GeoServer
2 24 (9.45%) JBoss
3 4 (1.57%) CMS
3 4 (1.57%) Confluence
3 4 (1.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.18%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.97%) MS Project
4 2 (0.79%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.94%) SaaS
2 6 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.18%) HTTP
1 3 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) DMZ
2 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.39%) LAN
2 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.39%) Network Security
2 1 (0.39%) SSL
2 1 (0.39%) WAN
2 1 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.65%) GIS
2 30 (11.81%) Spatial Data
3 28 (11.02%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.54%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.76%) QGIS
7 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.79%) MySQL
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (32.68%) JIRA
2 58 (22.83%) Jenkins
3 53 (20.87%) Maven
4 45 (17.72%) Selenium
5 44 (17.32%) Cucumber
6 43 (16.93%) Gradle
7 41 (16.14%) JBehave
8 26 (10.24%) Artifactory
9 22 (8.66%) Git (software)
9 22 (8.66%) Subversion
10 17 (6.69%) Hudson
11 15 (5.91%) Eclipse
12 12 (4.72%) Bower
13 10 (3.94%) SoapUI
14 9 (3.54%) Jasmine
15 7 (2.76%) JProfiler
16 6 (2.36%) Grunt
16 6 (2.36%) gulp
17 5 (1.97%) DBeaver
18 4 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (21.26%) Finance
2 8 (3.15%) Banking
3 4 (1.57%) Legal
4 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Local Government
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (41.73%) Developer
2 42 (16.54%) GIS Developer
3 34 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 29 (11.42%) Analyst
4 29 (11.42%) Project Manager
5 21 (8.27%) Architect
5 21 (8.27%) Digital Project Manager
5 21 (8.27%) Scrum Master
6 20 (7.87%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.87%) Web Developer
7 18 (7.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 15 (5.91%) GIS Web Developer
9 12 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.33%) Data Architect
11 10 (3.94%) Open Source Developer
11 10 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.54%) Tester
13 8 (3.15%) Engagement Manager
13 8 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.10%) Web Services
2 57 (22.44%) PostGIS
3 53 (20.87%) REST
4 52 (20.47%) OpenLayers
5 46 (18.11%) Leaflet
6 45 (17.72%) AngularJS
7 38 (14.96%) XML
8 35 (13.78%) Java EE
9 32 (12.60%) Node.js
10 29 (11.42%) CSS
11 28 (11.02%) HTML
12 22 (8.66%) jQuery
13 18 (7.09%) RESTful
14 17 (6.69%) SOAP
14 17 (6.69%) XSLT
15 15 (5.91%) Hibernate
15 15 (5.91%) Sass
16 14 (5.51%) Spring
17 13 (5.12%) React
18 12 (4.72%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.47%) User Experience
2 15 (5.91%) iPad
3 13 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.36%) EMC VNX
4 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.36%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.97%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.79%) Photography
8 2 (0.79%) Social Media
9 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.69%) Linux
2 6 (2.36%) Unix
3 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (93.31%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (33.46%) TDD
3 67 (26.38%) Kanban
4 63 (24.80%) BDD
5 57 (22.44%) Open Source
6 56 (22.05%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (17.72%) SDLC
8 40 (15.75%) PRINCE2
9 32 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (12.60%) User Stories
10 26 (10.24%) Project Management
10 26 (10.24%) SOA
11 24 (9.45%) Web Development
12 22 (8.66%) Domain-Driven Design
13 20 (7.87%) Waterfall
14 18 (7.09%) E-Commerce
15 17 (6.69%) Coaching
15 17 (6.69%) Microservices
16 15 (5.91%) Service Design
16 15 (5.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (42.91%) Java
2 86 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 71 (27.95%) Python
4 35 (13.78%) SQL
5 12 (4.72%) CoffeeScript
6 11 (4.33%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.54%) ES6
7 9 (3.54%) Perl
8 6 (2.36%) JSX
9 3 (1.18%) C
9 3 (1.18%) PHP
10 2 (0.79%) C#
10 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (5.12%) Degree
3 7 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.36%) VCAP
4 6 (2.36%) VCP6
4 6 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.45%) WCAG
2 23 (9.06%) QA
3 20 (7.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.76%) Docker
2 6 (2.36%) vSphere
3 5 (1.97%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (12.20%) Ansible
2 6 (2.36%) vRealize
3 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (18.11%) ESRI
2 20 (7.87%) Oracle
3 19 (7.48%) Microsoft
4 18 (7.09%) VMware
5 10 (3.94%) Remedy
5 10 (3.94%) ServiceNow
6 9 (3.54%) CA
6 9 (3.54%) HP
6 9 (3.54%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.76%) Cisco
8 6 (2.36%) EMC
9 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.79%) IBM
10 2 (0.79%) Twitter
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe
11 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.39%) Citrix
11 1 (0.39%) Cognos
11 1 (0.39%) F5
11 1 (0.39%) Facebook
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