Period
to 19 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 631 793 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.25% 30.57% 27.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.32% 34.87% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 422 485
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £327 £325 £310
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.75 £37.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +20.95% -10.84% -4.05%

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 1,691 2,274 2,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 89.09% 87.66% 88.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1,170 1,567
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £248 £269 £288
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £28.75 £27.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +32.14% -16.00%
10th Percentile £15.19 £13.61 £12.83
90th Percentile £51.50 £45.99 £119.33
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% +8.97%

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 February 2020.

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

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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.

1 230 (36.45%) Public Sector
2 139 (22.03%) Scrum
3 126 (19.97%) Finance
4 102 (16.16%) Java
5 86 (13.63%) JavaScript
5 86 (13.63%) Kanban
6 84 (13.31%) User Experience
7 78 (12.36%) DevOps
8 74 (11.73%) Banking
9 71 (11.25%) JIRA
10 68 (10.78%) Test Automation
10 68 (10.78%) SQL
10 68 (10.78%) CSS
11 62 (9.83%) React
12 61 (9.67%) Coaching
12 61 (9.67%) Microsoft
13 59 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (9.19%) HTML
14 58 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (9.03%) Project Management
16 56 (8.87%) Azure
17 55 (8.72%) AWS
17 55 (8.72%) Project Delivery
18 54 (8.56%) AngularJS
19 50 (7.92%) TDD
20 49 (7.77%) Python
21 48 (7.61%) BDD
22 46 (7.29%) C#
22 46 (7.29%) .NET

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 38 (6.02%) Confluence
2 20 (3.17%) Skype for Business
3 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.43%) Apache
6 6 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.48%) JBoss
8 3 (0.48%) SAS
8 3 (0.48%) WildFly
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.32%) CMS
9 2 (0.32%) IIS
9 2 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (2.06%) Sketch
4 11 (1.74%) OmniGraffle
5 6 (0.95%) InVision
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.32%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.32%) Figma
7 2 (0.32%) UserZoom
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Sonata
3 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 56 (8.87%) Azure
2 55 (8.72%) AWS
3 20 (3.17%) SaaS
4 18 (2.85%) Office 365
5 17 (2.69%) PaaS
6 14 (2.22%) OpenShift
7 11 (1.74%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.58%) Serverless
9 9 (1.43%) npm
10 8 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.79%) AWS CodePipeline
11 5 (0.79%) IaaS
12 2 (0.32%) Apigee
12 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.32%) Datadog
12 2 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Kong
12 2 (0.32%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.32%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.33%) Firewall
2 20 (3.17%) Skype
3 16 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (1.74%) BGP
4 11 (1.74%) OSPF
5 9 (1.43%) SAN
5 9 (1.43%) WAN
6 8 (1.27%) LAN
7 6 (0.95%) DHCP
8 4 (0.63%) Network Security
8 4 (0.63%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.48%) SSL
10 2 (0.32%) ADSL
10 2 (0.32%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.32%) Internet
10 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.16%) ATM
11 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.80%) GIS
3 17 (2.69%) MySQL
4 13 (2.06%) DB2
4 13 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.58%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (0.79%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.48%) Big Data
10 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 71 (11.25%) JIRA
2 43 (6.81%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.91%) Selenium
4 26 (4.12%) Grunt
5 24 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.22%) JUnit
8 13 (2.06%) Axure RP
8 13 (2.06%) gulp
9 12 (1.90%) Artifactory
9 12 (1.90%) JMeter
9 12 (1.90%) Subversion
10 10 (1.58%) Postman
10 10 (1.58%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.27%) Maven
12 7 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (0.95%) GitLab
13 6 (0.95%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.79%) Android Studio
14 5 (0.79%) Gatling
General
1 230 (36.45%) Public Sector
2 126 (19.97%) Finance
3 74 (11.73%) Banking
4 16 (2.54%) Retail Banking
5 12 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.90%) Retail
6 11 (1.74%) Marketing
7 9 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (0.95%) Publishing
9 4 (0.63%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (25.04%) Developer
2 75 (11.89%) Analyst
3 56 (8.87%) Designer
4 47 (7.45%) Scrum Master
5 37 (5.86%) Android Developer
6 36 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 32 (5.07%) Project Manager
8 28 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
9 26 (4.12%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.12%) UX Designer
10 25 (3.96%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.80%) C# Developer
11 24 (3.80%) Senior Platform Engineer
12 20 (3.17%) Agile Coach
12 20 (3.17%) Architect
13 19 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (3.01%) Product Manager
13 19 (3.01%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.01%) Test Analyst
14 18 (2.85%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (10.78%) CSS
2 62 (9.83%) React
3 58 (9.19%) HTML
4 54 (8.56%) AngularJS
5 46 (7.29%) .NET
6 33 (5.23%) JSON
7 27 (4.28%) Node.js
7 27 (4.28%) XML
8 25 (3.96%) Sass
9 24 (3.80%) Spring
10 22 (3.49%) REST
11 18 (2.85%) CSS3
11 18 (2.85%) RESTful
11 18 (2.85%) Web Services
12 16 (2.54%) jQuery
13 14 (2.22%) HTML5
14 12 (1.90%) Gherkin
15 11 (1.74%) LESS
15 11 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (1.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.31%) User Experience
2 58 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 20 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.01%) Mobile Banking
6 14 (2.22%) CMDB
7 9 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 5 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.63%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.48%) PKI
12 3 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.48%) W3C
13 2 (0.32%) DataPower
13 2 (0.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.13%) Linux
2 39 (6.18%) Android
3 34 (5.39%) Windows
4 17 (2.69%) Unix
5 9 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.27%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.48%) Solaris
11 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.03%) Scrum
2 86 (13.63%) Kanban
3 78 (12.36%) DevOps
4 68 (10.78%) Test Automation
5 61 (9.67%) Coaching
6 59 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
7 58 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (9.03%) Project Management
9 55 (8.72%) Project Delivery
10 50 (7.92%) TDD
11 48 (7.61%) BDD
12 46 (7.29%) Migration
13 45 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (6.66%) Service Design
15 37 (5.86%) Android Development
16 36 (5.71%) Front End Development
17 35 (5.55%) Mentoring
17 35 (5.55%) User Stories
18 33 (5.23%) Microservices
19 30 (4.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (16.16%) Java
2 86 (13.63%) JavaScript
3 68 (10.78%) SQL
4 49 (7.77%) Python
5 46 (7.29%) C#
6 38 (6.02%) Kotlin
7 18 (2.85%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 14 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.74%) Perl
10 11 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.43%) Go
11 9 (1.43%) Scala
12 4 (0.63%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.63%) C
12 4 (0.63%) Java 8
12 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.48%) PHP
13 3 (0.48%) VBA
14 2 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (3.33%) CCNP
1 21 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (1.43%) CCNA
3 9 (1.43%) Degree
4 5 (0.79%) ISEB
4 5 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.79%) VCAP
4 5 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.63%) APMP
5 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.32%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.17%) PMO
1 20 (3.17%) QA
2 14 (2.22%) WCAG
3 10 (1.58%) WAI
4 8 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.95%) PSD2
6 5 (0.79%) GDPR
6 5 (0.79%) SLA
7 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.16%) NCSC
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (2.06%) VMware NSX
2 11 (1.74%) Docker
3 9 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.63%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.22%) Avamar
3 11 (1.74%) Ansible
3 11 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.58%) Puppet
5 9 (1.43%) SCCM
6 8 (1.27%) Terraform
7 7 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.95%) PowerCLI
8 6 (0.95%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.48%) Consul
10 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.32%) Nagios
11 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.16%) SCOM
11 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.02%) ServiceNow
3 26 (4.12%) Cisco
4 23 (3.65%) Oracle
5 22 (3.49%) VMware
6 17 (2.69%) CheckPoint
7 15 (2.38%) EMC
8 14 (2.22%) Citrix
9 13 (2.06%) IBM
9 13 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.74%) Adobe
10 11 (1.74%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.27%) Sonus
12 7 (1.11%) Ab Initio
12 7 (1.11%) Palo Alto
13 6 (0.95%) SAP
14 4 (0.63%) Axway
14 4 (0.63%) CyberArk
14 4 (0.63%) Intapp
14 4 (0.63%) Sitecore