Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 516 582 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.77% 20.92% 12.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.40% 24.76% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 330 247
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £522 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.83% +3.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £44.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.01% +5.59% +32.81%
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year - -0.94% +26.19%

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1883 2351 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.10% 84.51% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1305 1378
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £262 £270 £252
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.00 £15.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -20.93% -15.79%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.85 £12.55
90th Percentile £43.39 £46.99 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -16.67% +25.22% +23.66%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Agile Software Development.

1 156 (30.23%) Finance
2 140 (27.13%) Scrum
3 125 (24.22%) Java
4 83 (16.09%) JavaScript
5 81 (15.70%) DevOps
6 76 (14.73%) SQL
7 75 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 71 (13.76%) Banking
9 63 (12.21%) HTML
9 63 (12.21%) Linux
10 57 (11.05%) .NET
11 56 (10.85%) TDD
11 56 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (10.66%) Kanban
12 55 (10.66%) CSS
13 54 (10.47%) Project Management
14 53 (10.27%) AngularJS
15 52 (10.08%) Python
16 51 (9.88%) C#
16 51 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (9.50%) BDD
18 48 (9.30%) Jenkins
19 46 (8.91%) Disclosure Scotland
20 45 (8.72%) Selenium
21 42 (8.14%) User Experience
22 41 (7.95%) SQL Server
23 40 (7.75%) Web Services
23 40 (7.75%) Microsoft
24 39 (7.56%) Spring
24 39 (7.56%) User Stories

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 16 (3.10%) CMS
2 13 (2.52%) Drupal
3 7 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.16%) JBoss
4 6 (1.16%) SAS
5 5 (0.97%) nginx
5 5 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (0.78%) Apache
6 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.58%) Confluence
7 3 (0.58%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.78%) UserZoom
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.19%) InVision
8 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.91%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.55%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.78%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.68%) OpenShift
2 17 (3.29%) PaaS
3 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.97%) GitHub
5 5 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.58%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.58%) Office 365
8 2 (0.39%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.39%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Route 53
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.16%) Firewall
1 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.97%) VXLAN
3 4 (0.78%) BGP
3 4 (0.78%) HTTP
3 4 (0.78%) SAN
3 4 (0.78%) SSL
3 4 (0.78%) VPN
4 3 (0.58%) DNS
4 3 (0.58%) EIGRP
4 3 (0.58%) Internet
4 3 (0.58%) LAN
4 3 (0.58%) OSPF
4 3 (0.58%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (0.58%) VLAN
4 3 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.39%) Skype
5 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (3.10%) MySQL
5 13 (2.52%) Big Data
6 12 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.16%) PowerCenter
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.78%) GIS
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.58%) HBase
12 3 (0.58%) Informix
12 3 (0.58%) MOLAP
12 3 (0.58%) OLAP
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.58%) Redis
12 3 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 45 (8.72%) Selenium
3 34 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 28 (5.43%) JIRA
5 27 (5.23%) Cucumber
6 20 (3.88%) Subversion
7 16 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.91%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.52%) WebDriver
10 12 (2.33%) GitLab
10 12 (2.33%) Maven
10 12 (2.33%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.55%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.36%) Mockito
13 6 (1.16%) Bugzilla
13 6 (1.16%) Grunt
14 5 (0.97%) Appium
14 5 (0.97%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.97%) JUnit
15 4 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 156 (30.23%) Finance
2 71 (13.76%) Banking
3 19 (3.68%) Retail
4 16 (3.10%) Retail Banking
5 10 (1.94%) Legal
6 8 (1.55%) Publishing
7 7 (1.36%) Marketing
8 4 (0.78%) Law
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.58%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Electronics
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (29.65%) Developer
2 108 (20.93%) Analyst
3 53 (10.27%) Business Analyst
4 48 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 40 (7.75%) Java Developer
5 40 (7.75%) Test Analyst
6 29 (5.62%) C# Developer
6 29 (5.62%) Scrum Master
7 28 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 28 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
9 20 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (3.88%) Senior Test Analyst
10 19 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.10%) Consultant
11 16 (3.10%) Web Developer
12 15 (2.91%) SQL Developer
12 15 (2.91%) Test Engineer
13 14 (2.71%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.21%) HTML
2 57 (11.05%) .NET
3 55 (10.66%) CSS
4 53 (10.27%) AngularJS
5 40 (7.75%) Web Services
6 39 (7.56%) Spring
7 32 (6.20%) Node.js
8 28 (5.43%) React
9 24 (4.65%) jQuery
10 23 (4.46%) XML
11 22 (4.26%) JSON
12 21 (4.07%) HTML5
13 20 (3.88%) RESTful
14 17 (3.29%) CSS3
14 17 (3.29%) J2EE
14 17 (3.29%) REST
15 16 (3.10%) .NET Framework
15 16 (3.10%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.91%) Sass
17 14 (2.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.14%) User Experience
2 34 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.94%) Private Cloud
7 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 6 (1.16%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.97%) Fintech
10 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.78%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.78%) PMI
12 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.21%) Linux
2 32 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (3.29%) Windows
4 12 (2.33%) Unix
5 7 (1.36%) Android
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.78%) Debian
8 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (27.13%) Scrum
2 81 (15.70%) DevOps
3 75 (14.53%) Test Automation
4 56 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (10.85%) TDD
5 55 (10.66%) Kanban
6 54 (10.47%) Project Management
7 51 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (9.50%) BDD
9 39 (7.56%) User Stories
10 37 (7.17%) Business Analysis
11 32 (6.20%) MVC
12 31 (6.01%) SDLC
13 28 (5.43%) Web Development
14 26 (5.04%) PRINCE2
15 23 (4.46%) Software Engineering
16 22 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (4.07%) Continuous Delivery
18 20 (3.88%) Waterfall
19 19 (3.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (24.22%) Java
2 83 (16.09%) JavaScript
3 76 (14.73%) SQL
4 52 (10.08%) Python
5 51 (9.88%) C#
6 16 (3.10%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.94%) Go
7 10 (1.94%) PHP
8 8 (1.55%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.55%) Ruby
9 3 (0.58%) ES6
9 3 (0.58%) Perl
9 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.39%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.39%) C++
10 2 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (2.71%) Degree
2 13 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.13%) APMP
4 9 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.55%) ISEB
5 8 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.78%) VCAP
7 4 (0.78%) VCP6
8 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) CCA
8 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CCNP
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PMP
10 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.13%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) PMO
4 3 (0.58%) MiFID
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (5.23%) Docker
2 13 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.36%) vSphere
4 5 (0.97%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (5.62%) Ansible
2 19 (3.68%) Puppet
3 13 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (1.55%) vRealize
5 5 (0.97%) SELinux
6 4 (0.78%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.78%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.39%) OpenView
7 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.39%) SCCM
7 2 (0.39%) Xymon
8 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 40 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.98%) Oracle
3 27 (5.23%) VMware
4 12 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 11 (2.13%) Cisco
6 10 (1.94%) Informatica
7 9 (1.74%) Google
7 9 (1.74%) Teradata
7 9 (1.74%) Twitter
8 6 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.16%) Facebook
9 5 (0.97%) Black Duck
9 5 (0.97%) SAP
10 4 (0.78%) CA
10 4 (0.78%) Citrix
10 4 (0.78%) ClickTale
10 4 (0.78%) EMC
10 4 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.78%) Tableau
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