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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Scrum
Rank 7 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs citing Scrum 171 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.53% 2.82% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.30% 3.43% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 27 43
Median daily rate £375 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1049 1313 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.99% 82.37% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 679 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 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 27 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.

1 254 (93.04%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.32%) Java
3 98 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 91 (33.33%) TDD
5 88 (32.23%) JIRA
6 83 (30.40%) Web Services
6 83 (30.40%) Python
7 72 (26.37%) BDD
8 71 (26.01%) Open Source
8 71 (26.01%) PostGIS
9 68 (24.91%) GIS
10 67 (24.54%) Kanban
10 67 (24.54%) GeoServer
11 65 (23.81%) OpenLayers
11 65 (23.81%) Jenkins
12 62 (22.71%) Maven
13 59 (21.61%) ESRI
13 59 (21.61%) Leaflet
14 58 (21.25%) User Experience
15 56 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (19.78%) REST
17 52 (19.05%) Cucumber
18 51 (18.68%) Gradle
19 49 (17.95%) JBehave
20 48 (17.58%) AngularJS
21 47 (17.22%) Selenium
21 47 (17.22%) Finance
22 42 (15.38%) PRINCE2
23 40 (14.65%) SQL
23 40 (14.65%) SDLC

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 67 (24.54%) GeoServer
2 21 (7.69%) JBoss
3 5 (1.83%) CMS
3 5 (1.83%) Confluence
4 3 (1.10%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.10%) Drupal
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.73%) Apache
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.73%) WordPress
6 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (6.59%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.83%) MS Project
4 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.10%) Sonata
3 2 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.83%) SaaS
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.10%) HTTP
1 3 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) DMZ
2 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.37%) Network Security
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
2 1 (0.37%) WAN
2 1 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.91%) GIS
2 35 (12.82%) Spatial Data
3 28 (10.26%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.93%) QGIS
7 5 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.47%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.73%) MySQL
10 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 88 (32.23%) JIRA
2 65 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 62 (22.71%) Maven
4 52 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 51 (18.68%) Gradle
6 49 (17.95%) JBehave
7 47 (17.22%) Selenium
8 32 (11.72%) Artifactory
9 27 (9.89%) Subversion
10 20 (7.33%) Git (software)
11 19 (6.96%) Hudson
12 14 (5.13%) Eclipse
13 12 (4.40%) Bower
14 7 (2.56%) SoapUI
15 6 (2.20%) Grunt
15 6 (2.20%) Jasmine
16 5 (1.83%) DBeaver
17 3 (1.10%) GitLab
17 3 (1.10%) gulp
17 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (17.22%) Finance
2 10 (3.66%) Banking
3 4 (1.47%) Legal
4 3 (1.10%) Retail
5 2 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (42.49%) Developer
2 48 (17.58%) GIS Developer
3 36 (13.19%) Project Manager
4 33 (12.09%) Java Developer
5 28 (10.26%) Scrum Master
6 25 (9.16%) Web Developer
7 24 (8.79%) Analyst
8 22 (8.06%) Architect
8 22 (8.06%) Digital Project Manager
9 20 (7.33%) Business Analyst
10 17 (6.23%) Agile Business Analyst
11 15 (5.49%) Data Architect
11 15 (5.49%) GIS Web Developer
12 11 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.66%) Open Source Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Tester
15 8 (2.93%) Agile Coach
15 8 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
16 7 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (30.40%) Web Services
2 71 (26.01%) PostGIS
3 65 (23.81%) OpenLayers
4 59 (21.61%) Leaflet
5 54 (19.78%) REST
6 48 (17.58%) AngularJS
7 38 (13.92%) XML
8 36 (13.19%) HTML
9 31 (11.36%) Java EE
10 29 (10.62%) CSS
11 25 (9.16%) Node.js
12 21 (7.69%) jQuery
13 18 (6.59%) SOAP
14 16 (5.86%) Hibernate
14 16 (5.86%) Sass
14 16 (5.86%) XSLT
15 15 (5.49%) JPA
16 14 (5.13%) RESTful
17 13 (4.76%) Drools
17 13 (4.76%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.25%) User Experience
2 16 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.30%) iPad
3 9 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.20%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.83%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.47%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Photography
9 2 (0.73%) Social Media
10 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.37%) STB
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (93.04%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.33%) TDD
3 72 (26.37%) BDD
4 71 (26.01%) Open Source
5 67 (24.54%) Kanban
6 56 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 40 (14.65%) SDLC
9 33 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (11.36%) Web Development
11 29 (10.62%) Project Management
12 27 (9.89%) User Stories
13 26 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
14 23 (8.42%) SOA
15 20 (7.33%) Coaching
16 18 (6.59%) Microservices
17 16 (5.86%) Product Management
18 15 (5.49%) Mentoring
19 14 (5.13%) Front End Development
19 14 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 121 (44.32%) Java
2 98 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 83 (30.40%) Python
4 40 (14.65%) SQL
5 16 (5.86%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.40%) CoffeeScript
7 9 (3.30%) Perl
8 6 (2.20%) ES6
8 6 (2.20%) JSX
9 4 (1.47%) C#
10 3 (1.10%) C
10 3 (1.10%) PHP
10 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.16%) Degree
2 22 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.20%) VCAP
4 6 (2.20%) VCP6
4 6 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.26%) WCAG
2 25 (9.16%) QA
3 21 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (2.93%) Docker
2 6 (2.20%) vSphere
3 5 (1.83%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (13.55%) Ansible
2 6 (2.20%) vRealize
3 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (21.61%) ESRI
2 25 (9.16%) Oracle
3 23 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.59%) VMware
5 10 (3.66%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.56%) Cisco
7 6 (2.20%) EMC
7 6 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.83%) Remedy
8 5 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.47%) IBM
10 3 (1.10%) CA
10 3 (1.10%) FNZ
10 3 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (0.73%) Adobe
11 2 (0.73%) Cognos
11 2 (0.73%) Nintex
11 2 (0.73%) OpenText
11 2 (0.73%) Twitter
12 1 (0.37%) Citrix
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