Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 943 757 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.77% 26.18% 27.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.92% 30.71% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 443 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £290
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £424 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - £44.00
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -15.66% -5.68% +3.53%

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 2,554 2,465 1,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.74% 85.26% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,306 1,436 1,039
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +11.20%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +2.08% +17.07% -3.53%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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.

1 281 (29.80%) Finance
2 258 (27.36%) Scrum
3 229 (24.28%) Java
4 207 (21.95%) Banking
5 182 (19.30%) DevOps
6 157 (16.65%) JavaScript
7 134 (14.21%) HTML
8 127 (13.47%) Kanban
9 124 (13.15%) SQL
10 121 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 119 (12.62%) CSS
12 115 (12.20%) Test Automation
13 104 (11.03%) TDD
14 100 (10.60%) Python
15 99 (10.50%) Spring
16 94 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (9.65%) Linux
17 91 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
18 88 (9.33%) HTML5
18 88 (9.33%) AngularJS
18 88 (9.33%) Project Management
19 85 (9.01%) React
20 83 (8.80%) Microservices
20 83 (8.80%) Oracle
21 81 (8.59%) JIRA
22 79 (8.38%) .NET
22 79 (8.38%) Jenkins
23 78 (8.27%) Software Engineering
24 77 (8.17%) SQL Server
25 76 (8.06%) Coaching

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 31 (3.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 30 (3.18%) Confluence
3 22 (2.33%) Apache
4 21 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.01%) JBoss
6 17 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.27%) CMS
9 11 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.95%) nginx
11 7 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.64%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.53%) WildFly
14 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.32%) IIS
15 3 (0.32%) Kentico
16 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
16 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.85%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.74%) InVision
6 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.32%) SessionCam
2 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.32%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 91 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.92%) OpenShift
3 37 (3.92%) PaaS
4 30 (3.18%) IaaS
5 24 (2.55%) Office 365
6 19 (2.01%) SaaS
7 10 (1.06%) GitHub
8 6 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (0.64%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.53%) Datadog
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.42%) npm
10 4 (0.42%) NuGet
10 4 (0.42%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.14%) Firewall
2 13 (1.38%) HTTP
3 12 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (1.27%) Network Security
4 11 (1.17%) Unified Communications
5 10 (1.06%) BGP
5 10 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (1.06%) OSPF
5 10 (1.06%) SAN
6 9 (0.95%) DNS
6 9 (0.95%) SSL
7 6 (0.64%) DSL
7 6 (0.64%) NetScaler
8 5 (0.53%) Skype
9 4 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.32%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.32%) Internet
10 3 (0.32%) LAN
11 2 (0.21%) DHCP
11 2 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 53 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 44 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 43 (4.56%) RDBMS
7 35 (3.71%) MySQL
8 25 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.27%) Informix
10 10 (1.06%) Redis
11 9 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.74%) Big Data
13 6 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.64%) Power BI
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.42%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 81 (8.59%) JIRA
2 79 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 75 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 44 (4.67%) Cucumber
5 38 (4.03%) JUnit
6 37 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (3.71%) Maven
7 35 (3.71%) Selenium
8 29 (3.08%) Visual Studio
9 25 (2.65%) Subversion
10 19 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (1.80%) NUnit
12 16 (1.70%) Artifactory
13 15 (1.59%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.48%) GitLab
15 12 (1.27%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.17%) Gradle
16 11 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (1.06%) Eclipse
18 9 (0.95%) Hudson
General
1 281 (29.80%) Finance
2 207 (21.95%) Banking
3 18 (1.91%) Law
4 16 (1.70%) Retail Banking
5 12 (1.27%) Marketing
6 10 (1.06%) Retail
7 8 (0.85%) Advertising
7 8 (0.85%) Publishing
8 7 (0.74%) Back Office
8 7 (0.74%) Front Office
8 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.64%) Legal
10 4 (0.42%) Games
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) International Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 277 (29.37%) Developer
2 131 (13.89%) Analyst
3 83 (8.80%) Project Manager
4 79 (8.38%) Java Developer
5 74 (7.85%) Business Analyst
6 66 (7.00%) Architect
7 51 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 44 (4.67%) Scrum Master
9 39 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 28 (2.97%) Agile Coach
13 27 (2.86%) Designer
14 26 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
14 26 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
15 23 (2.44%) Software Developer
16 22 (2.33%) React Developer
16 22 (2.33%) Technical Architect
17 20 (2.12%) Test Analyst
18 19 (2.01%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (14.21%) HTML
2 119 (12.62%) CSS
3 99 (10.50%) Spring
4 88 (9.33%) AngularJS
4 88 (9.33%) HTML5
5 85 (9.01%) React
6 79 (8.38%) .NET
7 63 (6.68%) REST
8 62 (6.57%) Node.js
9 51 (5.41%) CSS3
10 49 (5.20%) Web Services
11 45 (4.77%) jQuery
12 39 (4.14%) XML
13 38 (4.03%) RESTful
14 37 (3.92%) ASP.NET
15 35 (3.71%) JSON
16 29 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (2.97%) Hibernate
18 22 (2.33%) SOAP
19 21 (2.23%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.57%) User Experience
2 42 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.14%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.23%) Fintech
5 16 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (0.85%) iPad
8 8 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 7 (0.74%) Replication
10 6 (0.64%) DataPower
10 6 (0.64%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.64%) Social Media
11 5 (0.53%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.53%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
12 4 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 91 (9.65%) Linux
2 38 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 38 (4.03%) Windows
3 24 (2.55%) Unix
4 18 (1.91%) Android
5 14 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.06%) Solaris
7 8 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (27.36%) Scrum
2 182 (19.30%) DevOps
3 127 (13.47%) Kanban
4 121 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 104 (11.03%) TDD
7 94 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (9.33%) Project Management
9 83 (8.80%) Microservices
10 78 (8.27%) Software Engineering
11 76 (8.06%) Coaching
12 73 (7.74%) Waterfall
13 71 (7.53%) BDD
14 64 (6.79%) Mentoring
15 52 (5.51%) Migration
16 50 (5.30%) Front End Development
17 49 (5.20%) SDLC
18 46 (4.88%) MVC
19 45 (4.77%) Problem-Solving
20 42 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 229 (24.28%) Java
2 157 (16.65%) JavaScript
3 124 (13.15%) SQL
4 100 (10.60%) Python
5 62 (6.57%) C#
6 37 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 28 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 25 (2.65%) Java 8
9 16 (1.70%) Perl
10 15 (1.59%) Go
11 14 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.38%) Groovy
13 11 (1.17%) C++
13 11 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.06%) PHP
14 10 (1.06%) Ruby
15 8 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.53%) XAML
17 3 (0.32%) C
17 3 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (3.08%) Degree
2 13 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.95%) CCNP
4 9 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (0.95%) CISSP
5 5 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.32%) APMP
7 2 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.21%) ISEB
7 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.21%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.21%) PMP
7 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.11%) CEH
8 1 (0.11%) CISA
8 1 (0.11%) CISM
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.29%) QA
2 29 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.70%) PMO
4 7 (0.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.21%) COBIT
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) PSD2
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (7.21%) Docker
2 14 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 9 (0.95%) VMware NSX
5 7 (0.74%) XenApp
6 6 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.32%) XenServer
8 2 (0.21%) iptables
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.11%) Varnish
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (7.00%) Kubernetes
2 62 (6.57%) Ansible
3 40 (4.24%) Puppet
4 22 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.59%) Terraform
6 14 (1.48%) SELinux
7 9 (0.95%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.74%) Consul
8 7 (0.74%) Kibana
8 7 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (0.64%) Mesos
9 6 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (0.64%) SCOM
9 6 (0.64%) Xymon
10 5 (0.53%) Nagios
11 4 (0.42%) logstash
11 4 (0.42%) OpenView
11 4 (0.42%) PowerCLI
11 4 (0.42%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (8.80%) Oracle
2 75 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.76%) IBM
4 21 (2.23%) VMware
5 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.59%) Charles River
6 15 (1.59%) Cisco
7 12 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.27%) Talend
8 10 (1.06%) Citrix
8 10 (1.06%) Google
8 10 (1.06%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.95%) Adobe
10 8 (0.85%) Informatica
10 8 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.74%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.74%) Splunk
11 7 (0.74%) Tableau
12 6 (0.64%) Vermilion