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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Scrum
Rank 46 28 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing Scrum 36 65 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.51% 5.18% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 7.02% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 4
Average daily rate
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£356 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.67% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £394
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 £42.50 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
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
1116 926 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.82% 73.73% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 571 289
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Finance
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 16 (22.22%) Java
4 16 (22.22%) TDD
5 15 (20.83%) XML
6 14 (19.44%) .NET
6 14 (19.44%) Kanban
7 13 (18.06%) BDD
7 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
8 12 (16.67%) Project Management
9 11 (15.28%) User Stories
10 10 (13.89%) Banking
10 10 (13.89%) JIRA
11 9 (12.50%) HTML
11 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 9 (12.50%) QA
12 8 (11.11%) jQuery
12 8 (11.11%) SOA
13 7 (9.72%) OO
13 7 (9.72%) Oracle
13 7 (9.72%) MVC
13 7 (9.72%) Selenium
13 7 (9.72%) RESTful
13 7 (9.72%) HTML5
13 7 (9.72%) User Experience
14 6 (8.33%) JSON
14 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.33%) C#

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (6.94%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) DataStage
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) JIRA
2 7 (9.72%) Selenium
3 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.56%) FitNesse
4 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.17%) Ant
5 3 (4.17%) JUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.17%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.78%) MSTest
6 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.78%) Watij
6 2 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Analyst
2 15 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 13 (18.06%) Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (8.33%) Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (4.17%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Agile Coach
10 2 (2.78%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.78%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) XML
2 14 (19.44%) .NET
3 9 (12.50%) HTML
4 8 (11.11%) jQuery
5 7 (9.72%) RESTful
5 7 (9.72%) HTML5
6 6 (8.33%) JSON
6 6 (8.33%) Web Services
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
7 5 (6.94%) Java EE
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.56%) CSS3
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.17%) XSLT
10 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.78%) WCF
10 2 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.78%) Animation
5 2 (2.78%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.78%) Android
2 2 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) TDD
3 14 (19.44%) Kanban
4 13 (18.06%) BDD
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) User Stories
7 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.11%) SOA
9 7 (9.72%) OO
9 7 (9.72%) MVC
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.94%) Web Development
11 5 (6.94%) Open Source
12 4 (5.56%) Analytics
12 4 (5.56%) BPMN
12 4 (5.56%) Wealth Management
12 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) SQL
2 16 (22.22%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) C#
4 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.78%) XPath
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PMP
4 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.78%) Tableau
3 2 (2.78%) HP
3 2 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Sun
4 1 (1.39%) IBM
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