Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 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
11 Jul 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 345 669 924
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.74% 28.26% 30.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 37.06% 32.81% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 364 542
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £350 £315
90th Percentile £588 £609 £569
Scotland median daily rate £430 £428 £400
% change year-on-year +0.58% +6.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £48.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.57% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% - -12.50%

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 931 2,039 2,677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.65% 86.14% 88.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,064 1,562
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £294
90th Percentile £600 £594 £569
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.58% +40.79%
10th Percentile £16.64 £11.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £45.20 £45.96
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +5.32% +35.06% -39.48%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Agile Software Development in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Agile Software Development in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 119 (34.49%) Public Sector
2 92 (26.67%) Finance
3 71 (20.58%) Java
4 62 (17.97%) Scrum
5 53 (15.36%) JavaScript
6 50 (14.49%) Banking
7 49 (14.20%) SQL
7 49 (14.20%) User Experience
8 47 (13.62%) Test Automation
9 45 (13.04%) JIRA
10 39 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (11.30%) CSS
11 37 (10.72%) DevOps
11 37 (10.72%) Kanban
12 35 (10.14%) HTML
12 35 (10.14%) TDD
13 33 (9.57%) Selenium
14 32 (9.28%) BDD
15 31 (8.99%) Android
15 31 (8.99%) Project Management
15 31 (8.99%) React
16 30 (8.70%) Kotlin
16 30 (8.70%) Android Development
17 29 (8.41%) Git (software)
17 29 (8.41%) C#
18 27 (7.83%) Project Delivery
19 25 (7.25%) Linux
20 24 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
20 24 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
21 23 (6.67%) .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 16 (4.64%) Confluence
2 6 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.16%) WordPress
4 3 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.87%) JBoss
5 2 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Sketch
2 10 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.87%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.87%) InVision
7 2 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.58%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.58%) UserZoom
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.87%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.09%) AWS
2 18 (5.22%) SaaS
3 13 (3.77%) Azure
4 10 (2.90%) PaaS
5 7 (2.03%) Boomi
5 7 (2.03%) IaaS
5 7 (2.03%) npm
6 6 (1.74%) Office 365
7 5 (1.45%) Serverless
8 4 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.58%) Apigee
10 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.58%) ShareGate
10 2 (0.58%) SurveyMonkey
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.09%) Firewall
2 18 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (3.77%) BGP
3 13 (3.77%) OSPF
4 3 (0.87%) VPN
5 2 (0.58%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.58%) Network Security
5 2 (0.58%) Wireless
6 1 (0.29%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) VLAN
6 1 (0.29%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.35%) GIS
3 10 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.32%) MySQL
5 6 (1.74%) DB2
5 6 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Big Data
9 1 (0.29%) DataStage
9 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.29%) QualityStage
9 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (13.04%) JIRA
2 33 (9.57%) Selenium
3 29 (8.41%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.51%) Grunt
5 16 (4.64%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.64%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.35%) Postman
7 13 (3.77%) Subversion
8 11 (3.19%) Axure RP
8 11 (3.19%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.03%) Android Studio
9 7 (2.03%) gulp
9 7 (2.03%) JMeter
10 5 (1.45%) Cypress.io
10 5 (1.45%) REST Assured
10 5 (1.45%) webpack
11 3 (0.87%) Bower
11 3 (0.87%) Introscope
11 3 (0.87%) JUnit
11 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (34.49%) Public Sector
2 92 (26.67%) Finance
3 50 (14.49%) Banking
4 13 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.61%) Retail
6 8 (2.32%) Corporate Banking
6 8 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.45%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Billing
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (25.80%) Developer
2 55 (15.94%) Analyst
3 32 (9.28%) Designer
4 30 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 22 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 20 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 17 (4.93%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.93%) UI Designer
8 16 (4.64%) Scrum Master
9 15 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.06%) Architect
10 14 (4.06%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (4.06%) Senior Platform Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (3.48%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.48%) Network Engineer
12 12 (3.48%) UX Designer
13 9 (2.61%) React Developer
14 8 (2.32%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.30%) CSS
2 35 (10.14%) HTML
3 31 (8.99%) React
4 23 (6.67%) .NET
5 20 (5.80%) jQuery
6 18 (5.22%) CSS3
7 17 (4.93%) AngularJS
7 17 (4.93%) Dagger
7 17 (4.93%) Sass
8 15 (4.35%) HTML5
9 11 (3.19%) Node.js
9 11 (3.19%) REST
9 11 (3.19%) XML
10 10 (2.90%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.90%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.61%) RESTful
11 9 (2.61%) Vue.js
12 8 (2.32%) JSON
13 7 (2.03%) LESS
14 6 (1.74%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.20%) User Experience
2 39 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.93%) Mobile Banking
4 15 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.16%) PKI
8 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.87%) W3C
10 2 (0.58%) DataPower
10 2 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.58%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.29%) CMDB
11 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.99%) Android
2 25 (7.25%) Linux
3 15 (4.35%) Windows
4 7 (2.03%) Unix
5 5 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.97%) Scrum
2 47 (13.62%) Test Automation
3 37 (10.72%) DevOps
3 37 (10.72%) Kanban
4 35 (10.14%) TDD
5 32 (9.28%) BDD
6 31 (8.99%) Project Management
7 30 (8.70%) Android Development
8 27 (7.83%) Project Delivery
9 24 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (6.38%) User Stories
12 21 (6.09%) Migration
13 20 (5.80%) Business Analysis
13 20 (5.80%) Coaching
13 20 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.22%) Front End Development
14 18 (5.22%) PRINCE2
15 17 (4.93%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.58%) Java
2 53 (15.36%) JavaScript
3 49 (14.20%) SQL
4 30 (8.70%) Kotlin
5 29 (8.41%) C#
6 22 (6.38%) Python
6 22 (6.38%) TypeScript
7 6 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.16%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.16%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.16%) PHP
8 4 (1.16%) PHP 7
9 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.58%) C
10 2 (0.58%) ES6
10 2 (0.58%) ES7
11 1 (0.29%) C++
11 1 (0.29%) Java 8
11 1 (0.29%) Perl
11 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (4.64%) CCNP
1 16 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (2.61%) Degree
3 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.87%) APMP
4 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.58%) CCNA
5 2 (0.58%) CISA
5 2 (0.58%) CISM
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) RIBA
6 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.35%) QA
2 11 (3.19%) PMO
2 11 (3.19%) WCAG
3 9 (2.61%) WAI
4 7 (2.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.74%) GDPR
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) IFRS
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.19%) Docker
2 7 (2.03%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.58%) Firmware
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.03%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.16%) Ansible
3 4 (1.16%) Puppet
4 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.87%) Terraform
5 2 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) nmon
6 1 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (5.51%) Cisco
2 18 (5.22%) CheckPoint
3 16 (4.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.35%) Oracle
5 9 (2.61%) Adobe
6 8 (2.32%) IBM
7 7 (2.03%) Dell
7 7 (2.03%) Palo Alto
7 7 (2.03%) VMware
8 3 (0.87%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.87%) Sage
8 3 (0.87%) SAP
8 3 (0.87%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.87%) Sun
8 3 (0.87%) Talend
9 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.58%) CA
9 2 (0.58%) F5
9 2 (0.58%) Planview
9 2 (0.58%) WSO2