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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Scrum 158 86 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.34% 5.04% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.04% 6.11% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 45
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -7.17%
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
830 1407 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.58% 82.38% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 751 531
Median daily rate £398 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 304 (94.70%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (47.66%) Java
3 129 (40.19%) JavaScript
4 112 (34.89%) TDD
5 102 (31.78%) Python
6 97 (30.22%) Web Services
7 92 (28.66%) JIRA
8 86 (26.79%) PostGIS
9 85 (26.48%) Open Source
10 82 (25.55%) GeoServer
10 82 (25.55%) OpenLayers
11 80 (24.92%) BDD
11 80 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (24.92%) Maven
12 79 (24.61%) GIS
13 76 (23.68%) ESRI
13 76 (23.68%) Leaflet
14 72 (22.43%) Kanban
15 67 (20.87%) User Experience
16 66 (20.56%) Jenkins
17 62 (19.31%) HTML
18 58 (18.07%) AngularJS
19 57 (17.76%) Gradle
19 57 (17.76%) Cucumber
19 57 (17.76%) XML
20 55 (17.13%) JBehave
21 51 (15.89%) Degree
22 47 (14.64%) SQL
23 46 (14.33%) Ansible
24 45 (14.02%) REST

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 82 (25.55%) GeoServer
2 39 (12.15%) JBoss
3 7 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.87%) CMS
5 5 (1.56%) Confluence
6 3 (0.93%) Apache
6 3 (0.93%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.93%) Drupal
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.62%) SAS
7 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.62%) WordPress
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.12%) MS Office
3 6 (1.87%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.74%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.25%) Sonata
3 2 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.56%) Intranet
2 3 (0.93%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) BGP
3 2 (0.62%) OSPF
3 2 (0.62%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (0.62%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.31%) DMZ
4 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (24.61%) GIS
2 35 (10.90%) Spatial Data
3 25 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.79%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.36%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.87%) QGIS
5 6 (1.87%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.93%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.62%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 92 (28.66%) JIRA
2 80 (24.92%) Maven
3 66 (20.56%) Jenkins
4 57 (17.76%) Cucumber
4 57 (17.76%) Gradle
5 55 (17.13%) JBehave
6 41 (12.77%) Artifactory
6 41 (12.77%) Selenium
7 37 (11.53%) Subversion
8 25 (7.79%) Eclipse
9 20 (6.23%) Git (software)
10 19 (5.92%) Hudson
11 13 (4.05%) Bower
12 12 (3.74%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.87%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.56%) DBeaver
14 5 (1.56%) gulp
14 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.56%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 45 (14.02%) Finance
2 13 (4.05%) Banking
3 7 (2.18%) Retail
4 4 (1.25%) Legal
5 3 (0.93%) Local Government
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (49.22%) Developer
2 51 (15.89%) GIS Developer
3 47 (14.64%) Java Developer
4 40 (12.46%) Project Manager
5 34 (10.59%) Web Developer
6 27 (8.41%) Scrum Master
7 26 (8.10%) Architect
8 22 (6.85%) Analyst
9 21 (6.54%) Business Analyst
10 20 (6.23%) Data Architect
10 20 (6.23%) GIS Web Developer
11 19 (5.92%) Agile Business Analyst
12 17 (5.30%) Digital Project Manager
13 15 (4.67%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (3.12%) Developer in Test
15 10 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (3.12%) Open Source Developer
15 10 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (3.12%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (30.22%) Web Services
2 86 (26.79%) PostGIS
3 82 (25.55%) OpenLayers
4 76 (23.68%) Leaflet
5 62 (19.31%) HTML
6 58 (18.07%) AngularJS
7 57 (17.76%) XML
8 45 (14.02%) REST
9 44 (13.71%) Java EE
10 39 (12.15%) CSS
11 37 (11.53%) SOAP
12 34 (10.59%) XSLT
13 29 (9.03%) jQuery
14 27 (8.41%) Hibernate
15 26 (8.10%) JPA
16 24 (7.48%) Drools
16 24 (7.48%) jBPM
16 24 (7.48%) JSF
17 23 (7.17%) JMS
17 23 (7.17%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 67 (20.87%) User Experience
2 18 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (2.18%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.87%) EMC VNX
5 6 (1.87%) iPad
5 6 (1.87%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (1.25%) Social Media
6 4 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.93%) Fintech
7 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.62%) iPhone
8 2 (0.62%) Photography
8 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.31%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.92%) Linux
2 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (0.93%) Android
3 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (94.70%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (34.89%) TDD
3 85 (26.48%) Open Source
4 80 (24.92%) BDD
4 80 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (22.43%) Kanban
6 40 (12.46%) Web Development
7 39 (12.15%) PRINCE2
8 38 (11.84%) SDLC
9 37 (11.53%) SOA
10 36 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (10.28%) User Stories
12 31 (9.66%) Project Management
13 29 (9.03%) Domain-Driven Design
14 26 (8.10%) Coaching
15 24 (7.48%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.48%) Open Source Development
16 18 (5.61%) Front End Development
16 18 (5.61%) Information Architecture
17 16 (4.98%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (47.66%) Java
2 129 (40.19%) JavaScript
3 102 (31.78%) Python
4 47 (14.64%) SQL
5 19 (5.92%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.74%) C#
7 11 (3.43%) CoffeeScript
8 10 (3.12%) C
9 8 (2.49%) Perl
10 3 (0.93%) C++
10 3 (0.93%) ES6
10 3 (0.93%) PHP
10 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.31%) Ada
12 1 (0.31%) JSX
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (15.89%) Degree
2 18 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.87%) VCAP
3 6 (1.87%) VCP6
3 6 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.35%) WCAG
2 23 (7.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (6.23%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.87%) Docker
2 6 (1.87%) vSphere
3 5 (1.56%) GeoWebCache
4 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (14.33%) Ansible
2 6 (1.87%) vRealize
3 5 (1.56%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (23.68%) ESRI
2 37 (11.53%) Oracle
3 26 (8.10%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.92%) VMware
5 13 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.12%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.80%) Cisco
8 6 (1.87%) EMC
9 4 (1.25%) FNZ
9 4 (1.25%) IBM
10 3 (0.93%) Twitter
11 2 (0.62%) Adobe
11 2 (0.62%) Apple
11 2 (0.62%) Cognos
11 2 (0.62%) Nintex
11 2 (0.62%) OpenText
11 2 (0.62%) Remedy
11 2 (0.62%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.31%) CA
12 1 (0.31%) CheckPoint
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