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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 45 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing Scrum 44 69 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.74% 5.37% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 6.95% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 6
Average daily rate
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£355 £420 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +26.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.83%
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
1277 993 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.56% 77.34% 73.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 577 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 76 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Finance
3 23 (26.14%) TDD
3 23 (26.14%) XML
4 21 (23.86%) Java
4 21 (23.86%) SQL
4 21 (23.86%) Kanban
5 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.45%) Project Management
6 17 (19.32%) HTML
7 15 (17.05%) .NET
7 15 (17.05%) BDD
7 15 (17.05%) User Stories
8 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.77%) CSS
9 12 (13.64%) jQuery
10 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 11 (12.50%) SOA
10 11 (12.50%) Eclipse
11 10 (11.36%) JBoss
11 10 (11.36%) HTML5
12 9 (10.23%) Selenium
12 9 (10.23%) C#
12 9 (10.23%) Banking
13 8 (9.09%) Oracle
13 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 8 (9.09%) Web Services
13 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 8 (9.09%) OO
13 8 (9.09%) JIRA

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 10 (11.36%) JBoss
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) DNS
2 2 (2.27%) SSH
2 2 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.23%) Selenium
3 8 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.09%) JIRA
4 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.68%) Maven
5 5 (5.68%) JUnit
5 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.68%) JProfiler
5 5 (5.68%) Hudson
6 4 (4.55%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.41%) Mockito
7 3 (3.41%) Toad
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.27%) Ant
8 2 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.23%) ScrumMaster
6 8 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Tester
8 4 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Software Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Agile Coach
9 3 (3.41%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.14%) XML
2 17 (19.32%) HTML
3 15 (17.05%) .NET
4 13 (14.77%) CSS
5 12 (13.64%) jQuery
6 10 (11.36%) HTML5
7 8 (9.09%) Web Services
7 8 (9.09%) Java EE
8 7 (7.95%) RESTful
9 6 (6.82%) JSON
9 6 (6.82%) J2EE
9 6 (6.82%) XSLT
10 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.55%) Gherkin
11 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.55%) CSS3
11 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
11 4 (4.55%) JSP
12 3 (3.41%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Statistics
4 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.27%) GIS
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Animation
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Linux
2 5 (5.68%) UNIX
3 2 (2.27%) Android
3 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) TDD
3 21 (23.86%) Kanban
4 18 (20.45%) Project Management
5 15 (17.05%) BDD
5 15 (17.05%) User Stories
6 13 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.50%) SOA
8 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.09%) OO
8 8 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.95%) MVC
9 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Web Development
10 6 (6.82%) Analytics
10 6 (6.82%) Open Source
11 5 (5.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.86%) Java
1 21 (23.86%) SQL
2 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.23%) C#
4 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.27%) XPath
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.27%) ISEB
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Google
3 3 (3.41%) Tableau
4 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.27%) Remedy
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
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