Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Software Development
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 948 670 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.50% 25.12% 25.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.87% 29.67% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 395 366
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £308
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.60% +3.76%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year -15.66% -4.05% +7.11%

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,571 2,258 2,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.14% 84.66% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 1,322 1,180
Edinburgh median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £267
90th Percentile £569 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.69% +8.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.22 £10.98
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £26.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.48% -23.91% +64.29%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 291 (30.70%) Scrum
2 278 (29.32%) Finance
3 230 (24.26%) Java
4 221 (23.31%) Banking
5 167 (17.62%) JavaScript
6 148 (15.61%) DevOps
7 132 (13.92%) HTML
8 131 (13.82%) Kanban
9 123 (12.97%) SQL
9 123 (12.97%) CSS
10 115 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 108 (11.39%) JIRA
12 105 (11.08%) TDD
13 99 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (10.34%) Test Automation
15 95 (10.02%) Spring
16 92 (9.70%) Python
17 90 (9.49%) .NET
18 86 (9.07%) Coaching
19 85 (8.97%) AngularJS
19 85 (8.97%) Git (software)
20 83 (8.76%) HTML5
21 81 (8.54%) BDD
21 81 (8.54%) Software Engineering
22 79 (8.33%) Microservices
23 76 (8.02%) Project Management
24 75 (7.91%) SQL Server
25 74 (7.81%) Oracle
25 74 (7.81%) Jenkins
25 74 (7.81%) React

Agile Software Development
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 47 (4.96%) Confluence
2 29 (3.06%) Apache
3 28 (2.95%) JBoss
4 26 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 20 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 19 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.27%) CMS
9 11 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.95%) nginx
11 8 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.74%) WildFly
13 6 (0.63%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.53%) IIS
14 5 (0.53%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.42%) Kentico
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
17 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.84%) InVision
7 5 (0.53%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.11%) Maya
10 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.42%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.32%) SessionCam
3 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.27%) OpenShift
3 20 (2.11%) Office 365
4 19 (2.00%) PaaS
5 16 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (1.69%) IaaS
6 14 (1.48%) SaaS
7 12 (1.27%) npm
8 10 (1.05%) GitHub
9 9 (0.95%) Heroku
10 8 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.42%) Tricentis Tosca
13 3 (0.32%) AdWords
13 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.43%) Firewall
2 15 (1.58%) HTTP
3 13 (1.37%) Network Security
3 13 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.05%) DNS
5 9 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (0.84%) SSL
7 7 (0.74%) BGP
7 7 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.74%) OSPF
8 6 (0.63%) DSL
8 6 (0.63%) Skype
9 4 (0.42%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.42%) WEP
10 3 (0.32%) DHCP
10 3 (0.32%) Internet
10 3 (0.32%) LAN
10 3 (0.32%) SAN
11 2 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 45 (4.75%) MongoDB
3 44 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.01%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 33 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 32 (3.38%) MySQL
7 28 (2.95%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.95%) Informix
9 9 (0.95%) Redis
10 7 (0.74%) Big Data
10 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.63%) DB2
12 5 (0.53%) Power BI
13 4 (0.42%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.42%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (11.39%) JIRA
2 85 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 74 (7.81%) Jenkins
4 50 (5.27%) Maven
5 41 (4.32%) Selenium
6 38 (4.01%) JUnit
7 36 (3.80%) Cucumber
8 31 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 25 (2.64%) Visual Studio
11 20 (2.11%) Subversion
12 17 (1.79%) Artifactory
13 16 (1.69%) Bitbucket
13 16 (1.69%) NUnit
13 16 (1.69%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.58%) GitLab
15 14 (1.48%) JMeter
15 14 (1.48%) SonarQube
16 12 (1.27%) Eclipse
17 11 (1.16%) Ant
General
1 278 (29.32%) Finance
2 221 (23.31%) Banking
3 17 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 14 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 10 (1.05%) Marketing
6 9 (0.95%) Retail
7 8 (0.84%) Front Office
8 7 (0.74%) Law
8 7 (0.74%) Legal
9 6 (0.63%) Advertising
9 6 (0.63%) Back Office
9 6 (0.63%) Games
9 6 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Billing
11 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (30.27%) Developer
2 122 (12.87%) Analyst
3 92 (9.70%) Project Manager
4 80 (8.44%) Java Developer
5 68 (7.17%) Scrum Master
6 66 (6.96%) Architect
7 63 (6.65%) Business Analyst
8 53 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 39 (4.11%) Agile Coach
10 35 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
10 35 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 32 (3.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 32 (3.38%) Software Developer
12 26 (2.74%) Agile Business Analyst
13 24 (2.53%) Agile Project Manager
13 24 (2.53%) Test Analyst
14 23 (2.43%) JavaScript Developer
15 21 (2.22%) React Developer
15 21 (2.22%) Tester
16 20 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (13.92%) HTML
2 123 (12.97%) CSS
3 95 (10.02%) Spring
4 90 (9.49%) .NET
5 85 (8.97%) AngularJS
6 83 (8.76%) HTML5
7 74 (7.81%) React
8 69 (7.28%) Node.js
9 68 (7.17%) REST
10 51 (5.38%) jQuery
11 50 (5.27%) CSS3
12 48 (5.06%) XML
13 47 (4.96%) Hibernate
14 43 (4.54%) ASP.NET
15 33 (3.48%) Web Services
16 31 (3.27%) RESTful
17 30 (3.16%) JSON
18 25 (2.64%) Sass
19 23 (2.43%) SOAP
19 23 (2.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.86%) User Experience
2 47 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.64%) Fintech
3 25 (2.64%) iPad
4 20 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 18 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 9 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 9 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (0.74%) DataPower
7 7 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 6 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.42%) EMV
9 4 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.42%) Wiki
10 3 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (5.80%) Linux
2 33 (3.48%) Windows
3 24 (2.53%) Unix
4 23 (2.43%) Android
4 23 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.74%) Solaris
7 6 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.21%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (30.70%) Scrum
2 148 (15.61%) DevOps
3 131 (13.82%) Kanban
4 115 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (11.08%) TDD
6 99 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 86 (9.07%) Coaching
9 81 (8.54%) BDD
9 81 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 79 (8.33%) Microservices
11 76 (8.02%) Project Management
12 63 (6.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 61 (6.43%) Mentoring
14 56 (5.91%) Front End Development
15 53 (5.59%) SDLC
16 51 (5.38%) Waterfall
17 49 (5.17%) MVC
17 49 (5.17%) Problem-Solving
18 47 (4.96%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 230 (24.26%) Java
2 167 (17.62%) JavaScript
3 123 (12.97%) SQL
4 92 (9.70%) Python
5 65 (6.86%) C#
6 34 (3.59%) Bash Shell
7 21 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.11%) Groovy
9 19 (2.00%) Java 8
10 17 (1.79%) Ruby
10 17 (1.79%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.16%) PHP
12 11 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.05%) C++
13 10 (1.05%) Go
14 9 (0.95%) Perl
15 5 (0.53%) XAML
16 4 (0.42%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (2.85%) Degree
2 16 (1.69%) CISSP
3 8 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.63%) CCNP
5 6 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.53%) APMP
7 4 (0.42%) CEH
7 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.21%) CISA
9 2 (0.21%) CISM
9 2 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.21%) SANS
10 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.32%) QA
2 27 (2.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.69%) PMO
4 6 (0.63%) GDPR
5 3 (0.32%) COBIT
5 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.21%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.11%) PSD2
7 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (6.43%) Docker
2 13 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.84%) VMware NSX
4 8 (0.84%) XenApp
5 7 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.21%) iptables
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.21%) XenServer
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (6.43%) Kubernetes
2 53 (5.59%) Ansible
3 32 (3.38%) Puppet
4 22 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.37%) Consul
5 13 (1.37%) Mesos
6 9 (0.95%) SELinux
7 8 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (0.63%) SCOM
9 6 (0.63%) Xymon
10 4 (0.42%) OpenView
10 4 (0.42%) Terraform
10 4 (0.42%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.32%) Kibana
11 3 (0.32%) Nagios
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
11 3 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (7.81%) Oracle
2 70 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.59%) IBM
4 22 (2.32%) Atlassian
5 18 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 16 (1.69%) VMware
7 13 (1.37%) Cisco
8 12 (1.27%) Google
9 11 (1.16%) Adobe
9 11 (1.16%) Citrix
9 11 (1.16%) Xamarin
10 10 (1.05%) Charles River
10 10 (1.05%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.95%) Talend
12 8 (0.84%) Splunk
13 7 (0.74%) CA
13 7 (0.74%) Informatica
14 6 (0.63%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.63%) Tableau