Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 933 525 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.07% 23.15% 20.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.62% 27.59% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 364 334
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £314 £298 £282
90th Percentile £575 £518 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £395 £389
% change year-on-year +4.43% +1.54% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.01% +5.59%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -0.94%

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 2,619 1,903 2,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.21% 83.91% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,509 1,159 1,330
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.24% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.37 £10.87
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £46.53
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 310 (33.23%) Finance
2 275 (29.47%) Scrum
3 207 (22.19%) Java
4 202 (21.65%) Banking
5 148 (15.86%) JavaScript
6 138 (14.79%) SQL
7 124 (13.29%) DevOps
8 120 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 119 (12.75%) Kanban
9 119 (12.75%) Test Automation
10 115 (12.33%) HTML
11 113 (12.11%) JIRA
12 110 (11.79%) TDD
12 110 (11.79%) CSS
13 95 (10.18%) Git (software)
14 92 (9.86%) BDD
15 89 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (9.22%) Oracle
17 85 (9.11%) AngularJS
18 84 (9.00%) .NET
19 82 (8.79%) Project Management
19 82 (8.79%) Spring
20 80 (8.57%) Python
21 76 (8.15%) Jenkins
21 76 (8.15%) Microservices
22 74 (7.93%) Microsoft
23 71 (7.61%) Coaching
24 69 (7.40%) React
25 68 (7.29%) Node.js
26 67 (7.18%) 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 46 (4.93%) Confluence
2 27 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
3 23 (2.47%) JBoss
4 18 (1.93%) Apache
5 15 (1.61%) CMS
6 12 (1.29%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.86%) GeoServer
8 8 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.64%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.43%) IIS
10 4 (0.43%) Kentico
10 4 (0.43%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.32%) WildFly
12 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (2.14%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.96%) InVision
4 9 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.43%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
8 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.21%) HFM
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (1.93%) GitHub
5 17 (1.82%) OpenShift
6 15 (1.61%) Heroku
6 15 (1.61%) npm
7 14 (1.50%) PaaS
8 13 (1.39%) IaaS
9 12 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (1.07%) Office 365
11 8 (0.86%) SaaS
12 5 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.43%) Tricentis Tosca
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.21%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.71%) HTTP
2 11 (1.18%) Unified Communications
3 9 (0.96%) Firewall
3 9 (0.96%) Network Security
4 7 (0.75%) Skype
5 5 (0.54%) Internet
6 4 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.43%) DNS
6 4 (0.43%) WEP
7 3 (0.32%) DHCP
7 3 (0.32%) LAN
7 3 (0.32%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.21%) BGP
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.21%) OSPF
8 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.11%) MPLS
9 1 (0.11%) VoIP
9 1 (0.11%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 34 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 31 (3.32%) MongoDB
4 31 (3.32%) MySQL
5 27 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (2.57%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.57%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.50%) Big Data
10 12 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.96%) GIS
11 9 (0.96%) Redis
12 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.54%) QGIS
14 4 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.43%) DB2
14 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 113 (12.11%) JIRA
2 95 (10.18%) Git (software)
3 76 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 58 (6.22%) Selenium
5 56 (6.00%) Maven
6 42 (4.50%) Cucumber
7 30 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 29 (3.11%) JUnit
9 22 (2.36%) TeamCity
10 19 (2.04%) Bitbucket
11 18 (1.93%) SonarQube
12 17 (1.82%) Ant
13 16 (1.71%) GitLab
13 16 (1.71%) Subversion
14 15 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.50%) Gerrit
15 14 (1.50%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.39%) Artifactory
16 13 (1.39%) JMeter
17 10 (1.07%) Eclipse
General
1 310 (33.23%) Finance
2 202 (21.65%) Banking
3 16 (1.71%) Retail Banking
4 14 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.29%) Front Office
6 9 (0.96%) Marketing
7 8 (0.86%) Publishing
7 8 (0.86%) Retail
8 7 (0.75%) Legal
9 5 (0.54%) Advertising
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.43%) Law
11 3 (0.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.21%) Electronics
12 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 263 (28.19%) Developer
2 151 (16.18%) Analyst
3 91 (9.75%) Project Manager
4 77 (8.25%) Business Analyst
5 72 (7.72%) Java Developer
6 67 (7.18%) Scrum Master
7 60 (6.43%) Architect
8 47 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 38 (4.07%) Agile Coach
10 34 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 34 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
11 30 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (3.22%) Test Analyst
12 29 (3.11%) Agile Business Analyst
13 28 (3.00%) Software Developer
14 25 (2.68%) Designer
15 24 (2.57%) .NET Developer
15 24 (2.57%) Tester
16 22 (2.36%) Agile Project Manager
16 22 (2.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (12.33%) HTML
2 110 (11.79%) CSS
3 85 (9.11%) AngularJS
4 84 (9.00%) .NET
5 82 (8.79%) Spring
6 69 (7.40%) React
7 68 (7.29%) Node.js
8 63 (6.75%) HTML5
9 51 (5.47%) REST
10 49 (5.25%) RESTful
11 45 (4.82%) Hibernate
12 44 (4.72%) CSS3
12 44 (4.72%) Web Services
12 44 (4.72%) XML
13 42 (4.50%) jQuery
14 30 (3.22%) ASP.NET
15 27 (2.89%) SOAP
16 26 (2.79%) JSON
17 21 (2.25%) Sass
18 20 (2.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.18%) User Experience
2 64 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.97%) iPad
4 23 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.36%) Fintech
6 17 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.96%) DataPower
10 9 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.64%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
11 6 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.43%) EMV
13 4 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.25%) Linux
2 32 (3.43%) Unix
3 24 (2.57%) Windows
4 21 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.04%) Android
6 17 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (29.47%) Scrum
2 124 (13.29%) DevOps
3 120 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (12.75%) Kanban
4 119 (12.75%) Test Automation
5 110 (11.79%) TDD
6 92 (9.86%) BDD
7 89 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (8.79%) Project Management
9 76 (8.15%) Microservices
10 71 (7.61%) Coaching
11 67 (7.18%) SDLC
12 65 (6.97%) Waterfall
13 57 (6.11%) Software Engineering
14 53 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (5.47%) Mentoring
17 50 (5.36%) Web Development
18 49 (5.25%) User Stories
19 43 (4.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 207 (22.19%) Java
2 148 (15.86%) JavaScript
3 138 (14.79%) SQL
4 80 (8.57%) Python
5 54 (5.79%) C#
6 29 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 21 (2.25%) Groovy
7 21 (2.25%) Ruby
8 17 (1.82%) Java 8
9 15 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.18%) PHP
12 9 (0.96%) Go
13 8 (0.86%) Perl
13 8 (0.86%) TypeScript
13 8 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.64%) C++
15 5 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (2.36%) Degree
2 13 (1.39%) CISSP
2 13 (1.39%) ISTQB
3 10 (1.07%) APMP
4 5 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.43%) CEH
5 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.43%) ISEB
6 3 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (0.32%) CISA
6 3 (0.32%) CISM
6 3 (0.32%) MBA
6 3 (0.32%) PMP
7 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.21%) SANS
7 2 (0.21%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) CCNP
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.14%) QA
2 20 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.50%) GCP
4 12 (1.29%) PMO
5 7 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.43%) GDPR
7 3 (0.32%) MiFID
7 3 (0.32%) PSD2
8 2 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (6.00%) Docker
2 11 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.75%) XenApp
4 7 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.54%) GeoWebCache
6 3 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.21%) iptables
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.11%) NFS
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (4.93%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.54%) Ansible
3 18 (1.93%) Puppet
4 17 (1.82%) Consul
4 17 (1.82%) Mesos
5 14 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.96%) SELinux
7 8 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.54%) SCOM
9 4 (0.43%) OpenView
9 4 (0.43%) Terraform
9 4 (0.43%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
10 3 (0.32%) SCCM
11 2 (0.21%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.21%) Nagios
11 2 (0.21%) Nessus
11 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 86 (9.22%) Oracle
2 74 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.43%) IBM
4 26 (2.79%) Atlassian
5 18 (1.93%) Informatica
6 13 (1.39%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.86%) Charles River
8 8 (0.86%) Cisco
8 8 (0.86%) Citrix
8 8 (0.86%) Google
8 8 (0.86%) HP
8 8 (0.86%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.86%) VMware
9 7 (0.75%) Adobe
10 6 (0.64%) Splunk
10 6 (0.64%) Talend
11 5 (0.54%) CA
11 5 (0.54%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.54%) Vermilion