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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 273 280 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.22% 18.29% 12.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.56% 22.01% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 166 122
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +1.81% +7.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +20.71%  

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 865 1272 1230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 86.24% 83.08% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 730 709
Median daily rate £413 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 178 (34.23%) Scrum
2 169 (32.50%) Java
3 153 (29.42%) Finance
4 113 (21.73%) JavaScript
5 90 (17.31%) SQL
6 86 (16.54%) HTML
7 79 (15.19%) CSS
8 74 (14.23%) BDD
9 73 (14.04%) TDD
10 72 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (13.65%) AngularJS
12 64 (12.31%) DevOps
13 60 (11.54%) Jenkins
14 59 (11.35%) Selenium
15 58 (11.15%) Web Services
15 58 (11.15%) Python
16 55 (10.58%) Linux
17 53 (10.19%) Spring
18 52 (10.00%) Cucumber
18 52 (10.00%) Node.js
19 51 (9.81%) Git (software)
20 49 (9.42%) .NET
21 48 (9.23%) Project Management
22 44 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 44 (8.46%) Oracle
23 41 (7.88%) Microsoft
23 41 (7.88%) JIRA
24 40 (7.69%) Kanban
24 40 (7.69%) Test Automation
25 38 (7.31%) User Experience

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 20 (3.85%) JBoss
2 13 (2.50%) CMS
3 12 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.73%) GeoServer
5 7 (1.35%) Confluence
6 6 (1.15%) Apache
7 5 (0.96%) SAS
8 4 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.58%) IIS
10 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.77%) UserZoom
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
1 13 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.77%) SessionCam
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.58%) Sonata
5 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.73%) PaaS
4 8 (1.54%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.15%) GitHub
6 4 (0.77%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.58%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.58%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.38%) Office 365
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.54%) DNS
1 8 (1.54%) Firewall
2 6 (1.15%) DHCP
2 6 (1.15%) VXLAN
3 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.77%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.58%) HTTP
5 3 (0.58%) Network Security
5 3 (0.58%) VLAN
5 3 (0.58%) VPN
6 2 (0.38%) BGP
6 2 (0.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.38%) Internet
6 2 (0.38%) LAN
6 2 (0.38%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) OSPF
6 2 (0.38%) SAN
6 2 (0.38%) SSL
6 2 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.00%) MySQL
3 23 (4.42%) GIS
4 22 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.08%) Spatial Data
6 13 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.73%) Big Data
8 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.54%) QGIS
9 8 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 60 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 59 (11.35%) Selenium
3 52 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 51 (9.81%) Git (software)
5 41 (7.88%) JIRA
6 33 (6.35%) Subversion
7 25 (4.81%) Maven
7 25 (4.81%) WebDriver
8 23 (4.42%) SoapUI
9 14 (2.69%) Gradle
9 14 (2.69%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.12%) Mockito
12 9 (1.73%) Bugzilla
12 9 (1.73%) JBehave
13 8 (1.54%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.54%) JUnit
14 6 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.15%) GitLab
15 5 (0.96%) JProfiler
General
1 153 (29.42%) Finance
2 34 (6.54%) Banking
3 14 (2.69%) Retail
4 11 (2.12%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.15%) Publishing
5 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.58%) Games
6 3 (0.58%) Legal
6 3 (0.58%) Marketing
7 2 (0.38%) Back Office
7 2 (0.38%) Law
7 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 192 (36.92%) Developer
2 75 (14.42%) Analyst
3 67 (12.88%) Java Developer
4 44 (8.46%) Business Analyst
4 44 (8.46%) Project Manager
5 30 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 30 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 28 (5.38%) Architect
7 25 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 23 (4.42%) Tester
9 22 (4.23%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.23%) Scrum Master
10 21 (4.04%) .NET Developer
11 19 (3.65%) Consultant
11 19 (3.65%) Test Engineer
11 19 (3.65%) TIBCO Developer
12 18 (3.46%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.08%) Angular Developer
13 16 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
14 15 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (16.54%) HTML
2 79 (15.19%) CSS
3 71 (13.65%) AngularJS
4 58 (11.15%) Web Services
5 53 (10.19%) Spring
6 52 (10.00%) Node.js
7 49 (9.42%) .NET
8 35 (6.73%) RESTful
9 31 (5.96%) HTML5
9 31 (5.96%) jQuery
10 30 (5.77%) REST
11 29 (5.58%) React
12 25 (4.81%) J2EE
13 23 (4.42%) JSON
14 20 (3.85%) CSS3
15 18 (3.46%) ASP.NET
16 17 (3.27%) Java EE
16 17 (3.27%) XML
17 16 (3.08%) SOAP
17 16 (3.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.31%) User Experience
2 28 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.73%) Fintech
8 8 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.96%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.58%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.38%) PMI
13 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.58%) Linux
2 22 (4.23%) Windows
3 17 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.50%) Unix
5 8 (1.54%) Android
6 6 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.77%) Debian
8 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) CentOS
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (34.23%) Scrum
2 74 (14.23%) BDD
3 73 (14.04%) TDD
4 72 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (12.31%) DevOps
6 48 (9.23%) Project Management
7 44 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (7.69%) Kanban
8 40 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 36 (6.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 36 (6.92%) User Stories
10 32 (6.15%) Business Analysis
11 31 (5.96%) MVC
12 30 (5.77%) PRINCE2
13 29 (5.58%) Automated Testing
13 29 (5.58%) Web Development
14 24 (4.62%) Front End Development
14 24 (4.62%) Software Engineering
15 23 (4.42%) SDLC
16 22 (4.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 169 (32.50%) Java
2 113 (21.73%) JavaScript
3 90 (17.31%) SQL
4 58 (11.15%) Python
5 38 (7.31%) C#
6 18 (3.46%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.73%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.15%) Perl
8 6 (1.15%) Ruby
9 5 (0.96%) PHP
10 4 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (0.77%) ES6
10 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.58%) Go
11 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.38%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.38%) C
12 2 (0.38%) C++
12 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.65%) Degree
4 13 (2.50%) APMP
5 12 (2.31%) CISSP
6 10 (1.92%) ISEB
7 9 (1.73%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.54%) CEH
8 8 (1.54%) CREST Certified
8 8 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.35%) GIAC
9 7 (1.35%) SANS
10 4 (0.77%) CCNP
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.77%) VCAP
10 4 (0.77%) VCP6
11 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 26 (5.00%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.19%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.19%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (3.85%) Docker
2 12 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.54%) vSphere
5 7 (1.35%) XenApp
5 7 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.15%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (5.00%) Ansible
2 24 (4.62%) Puppet
3 11 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.35%) vRealize
5 6 (1.15%) SCCM
6 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (0.96%) TIBCO Hawk
7 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.38%) OpenView
8 2 (0.38%) SCOM
8 2 (0.38%) SELinux
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) Packer
9 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (8.46%) Oracle
2 41 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.62%) VMware
4 23 (4.42%) TIBCO
5 13 (2.50%) Cisco
6 11 (2.12%) Citrix
7 10 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.73%) CA Agile Central
8 9 (1.73%) ESRI
9 7 (1.35%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.15%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.96%) SAP
11 5 (0.96%) Teradata
12 4 (0.77%) ClickTale
12 4 (0.77%) Google
12 4 (0.77%) HP
12 4 (0.77%) Splunk
12 4 (0.77%) Tableau
13 3 (0.58%) FNZ
13 3 (0.58%) Netezza
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