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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Scrum
Rank 20 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Contract jobs citing Scrum 75 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.05% 2.50% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 3.54% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 0
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +53.84%
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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
924 820 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.58% 70.69% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 399 343
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £23.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.43% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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.

1 130 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (52.14%) Java
3 50 (35.71%) JBoss
4 35 (25.00%) Oracle
5 33 (23.57%) TDD
6 32 (22.86%) SOA
7 29 (20.71%) Project Management
8 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (17.14%) XML
10 23 (16.43%) Finance
11 22 (15.71%) JavaScript
12 21 (15.00%) Data Modelling
12 21 (15.00%) JSF
13 18 (12.86%) HTML
14 17 (12.14%) Web Services
15 16 (11.43%) .NET
15 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
16 15 (10.71%) CSS
16 15 (10.71%) UML
16 15 (10.71%) DSDM
17 14 (10.00%) OO
17 14 (10.00%) C#
17 14 (10.00%) Apache CXF
17 14 (10.00%) Java EE
18 13 (9.29%) Use Case
18 13 (9.29%) Hibernate
18 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
19 12 (8.57%) XSLT
19 12 (8.57%) Selenium
19 12 (8.57%) Web Development

Scrum
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 2 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (1.43%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.71%) PaaS
1 1 (0.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.71%) LDAP
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) DNS
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.43%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Selenium
2 11 (7.86%) JProfiler
3 10 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 10 (7.14%) Maven
4 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.86%) JIRA
8 3 (2.14%) Zephyr
8 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.14%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.14%) Subversion
9 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.43%) Gradle
9 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.71%) JBehave
10 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.71%) MSTest
General
1 23 (16.43%) Finance
2 8 (5.71%) Retail
3 5 (3.57%) Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Publishing
5 3 (2.14%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (31.43%) Developer
2 43 (30.71%) ScrumMaster
3 25 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.00%) Analyst
5 12 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 10 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.14%) Designer
7 8 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.29%) Architect
10 5 (3.57%) Java Architect
11 4 (2.86%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Junior
11 4 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Junior Architect
11 4 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.14%) XML
2 21 (15.00%) JSF
3 18 (12.86%) HTML
4 17 (12.14%) Web Services
5 16 (11.43%) .NET
6 15 (10.71%) CSS
7 14 (10.00%) Apache CXF
7 14 (10.00%) Java EE
8 13 (9.29%) Hibernate
9 12 (8.57%) XSLT
9 12 (8.57%) JPA
10 11 (7.86%) SOAP
10 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.43%) Velocity
12 8 (5.71%) JSP
13 7 (5.00%) jQuery
13 7 (5.00%) RichFaces
13 7 (5.00%) RESTful
13 7 (5.00%) Servlets
14 5 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Open Source
1 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) User Experience
2 5 (3.57%) FMCG
3 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.43%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Animation
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.86%) Windows
4 3 (2.14%) Android
4 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) UNIX
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) TDD
3 32 (22.86%) SOA
4 29 (20.71%) Project Management
5 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 15 (10.71%) UML
7 15 (10.71%) DSDM
8 14 (10.00%) OO
9 13 (9.29%) Use Case
10 12 (8.57%) Web Development
10 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.86%) BDD
11 11 (7.86%) Waterfall
11 11 (7.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
12 10 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.43%) MVC
14 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (52.14%) Java
2 22 (15.71%) JavaScript
3 14 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (2.86%) Groovy
5 3 (2.14%) SQL
5 3 (2.14%) Python
6 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.43%) Scala
6 2 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.43%) ISEB
2 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) StatsD
1 1 (0.71%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (35.71%) JBoss
2 35 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
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