Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 111 116
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 9 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £438 £304 £318
90th Percentile £538 £573 £435
Scotland median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2801 1919 3035
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.48% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1136 1553
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -2.33%
10th Percentile £256 £249 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.36 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.29% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.45 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.94% -23.33% +28.57%

Agile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Agile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Developer in Edinburgh

Agile Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Developer in Edinburgh

Agile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 6 (66.67%) Sass
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (55.56%) Google Maps API
4 5 (55.56%) BC Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) nginx
4 5 (55.56%) Google
4 5 (55.56%) Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) JSON
4 5 (55.56%) Symfony
4 5 (55.56%) Drupal
4 5 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (55.56%) Electronics
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) Web Design
4 5 (55.56%) Programme Management
4 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
4 5 (55.56%) Publishing
4 5 (55.56%) CMS
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) PHP

Agile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (55.56%) CMS
1 5 (55.56%) Drupal
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) Bower
2 1 (11.11%) Gradle
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Publishing
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Sass
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Google Maps API
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) Open Graph
3 5 (55.56%) Symfony
3 5 (55.56%) Twig
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (55.56%) Programme Management
2 5 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (55.56%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) BC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Facebook
1 5 (55.56%) Google
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
1 5 (55.56%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft