Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 117 126
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Developer 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +37.04%
10th Percentile £443 £366 £347
90th Percentile £588 £538 £573
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £385
% change year-on-year -11.76% +10.39% +2.67%
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 2,830 2,573 2,269
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 96.40% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,502 1,315
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 21 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -3.57% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +13.92% -5.95%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Agile Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Agile Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP

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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) React
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Thymeleaf
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Java 8
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Charles River
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle