The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Scrum skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scrum over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Scrum
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 25 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 107 89 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.78% 5.86% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.91% 7.08% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 45 25
Median daily rate £414 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.43% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £540 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.27 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.82% -0.54%  

Scrum 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 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Scrum in Edinburgh

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum in Edinburgh

Scrum
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Edinburgh

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Scrum in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Edinburgh

Scrum
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 201 (94.81%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (48.58%) Java
3 74 (34.91%) TDD
4 63 (29.72%) AngularJS
5 60 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (26.42%) BDD
7 54 (25.47%) JavaScript
8 47 (22.17%) Kanban
9 44 (20.75%) Finance
10 40 (18.87%) Spring
10 40 (18.87%) Jenkins
11 38 (17.92%) HTML
11 38 (17.92%) Python
12 37 (17.45%) Web Services
13 36 (16.98%) Selenium
13 36 (16.98%) Cucumber
14 34 (16.04%) Linux
14 34 (16.04%) CSS
15 30 (14.15%) Git (software)
16 29 (13.68%) RESTful
17 26 (12.26%) jQuery
17 26 (12.26%) Oracle
18 25 (11.79%) MySQL
19 24 (11.32%) SQL
19 24 (11.32%) JIRA
20 23 (10.85%) REST
20 23 (10.85%) DevOps
21 22 (10.38%) Continuous Deployment
21 22 (10.38%) NoSQL
21 22 (10.38%) Open Source

Scrum
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 15 (7.08%) GeoServer
2 13 (6.13%) JBoss
3 5 (2.36%) CMS
3 5 (2.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.94%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Liferay
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.89%) Sonata
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.36%) GitHub
3 4 (1.89%) PaaS
4 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) Firewall
1 3 (1.42%) NetScaler
1 3 (1.42%) Network Security
2 2 (0.94%) VXLAN
2 2 (0.94%) Wireless
3 1 (0.47%) ATM
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.79%) MySQL
2 22 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 21 (9.91%) GIS
4 18 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (8.02%) Spatial Data
6 10 (4.72%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.25%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.36%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.42%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (1.42%) QGIS
11 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (18.87%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.98%) Cucumber
2 36 (16.98%) Selenium
3 30 (14.15%) Git (software)
4 24 (11.32%) JIRA
5 21 (9.91%) Subversion
6 20 (9.43%) Gradle
6 20 (9.43%) Maven
7 14 (6.60%) JBehave
7 14 (6.60%) WebDriver
8 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.72%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.77%) Mockito
10 7 (3.30%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.30%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.83%) Bugzilla
11 6 (2.83%) Hudson
12 5 (2.36%) JProfiler
13 4 (1.89%) DbUnit
13 4 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (20.75%) Finance
2 9 (4.25%) Banking
3 6 (2.83%) Retail
4 5 (2.36%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (41.51%) Developer
2 49 (23.11%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.74%) Scrum Master
4 25 (11.79%) Analyst
5 20 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (8.96%) Architect
7 18 (8.49%) Business Analyst
8 17 (8.02%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.60%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.66%) Test Engineer
11 11 (5.19%) Agile Scrum Master
12 10 (4.72%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (4.72%) Angular Developer
13 9 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (4.25%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.77%) .NET Developer
14 8 (3.77%) Agile Coach
14 8 (3.77%) GIS Architect
14 8 (3.77%) HTML Developer
15 7 (3.30%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.72%) AngularJS
2 40 (18.87%) Spring
3 38 (17.92%) HTML
4 37 (17.45%) Web Services
5 34 (16.04%) CSS
6 29 (13.68%) RESTful
7 26 (12.26%) jQuery
8 23 (10.85%) REST
9 21 (9.91%) HTML5
10 18 (8.49%) CSS3
10 18 (8.49%) PostGIS
11 17 (8.02%) OpenLayers
12 16 (7.55%) .NET
13 15 (7.08%) Leaflet
13 15 (7.08%) Node.js
14 14 (6.60%) React
15 13 (6.13%) ASP.NET
15 13 (6.13%) Hibernate
15 13 (6.13%) J2EE
15 13 (6.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) User Experience
2 11 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.30%) Fintech
4 5 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.94%) PMI
7 2 (0.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.04%) Linux
2 8 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.89%) Windows
4 3 (1.42%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Debian
4 3 (1.42%) Unix
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (94.81%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (34.91%) TDD
3 60 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (26.42%) BDD
5 47 (22.17%) Kanban
6 23 (10.85%) DevOps
7 22 (10.38%) Continuous Deployment
7 22 (10.38%) Open Source
7 22 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (9.91%) Test Automation
9 19 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 19 (8.96%) Project Management
10 18 (8.49%) User Stories
11 17 (8.02%) Microservices
11 17 (8.02%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.08%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (6.60%) SOA
14 12 (5.66%) Automated Testing
14 12 (5.66%) MVC
14 12 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 103 (48.58%) Java
2 54 (25.47%) JavaScript
3 38 (17.92%) Python
4 24 (11.32%) SQL
5 12 (5.66%) C#
6 7 (3.30%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.36%) ES6
7 5 (2.36%) Perl
8 3 (1.42%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.43%) Degree
2 16 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.30%) ISEB
5 4 (1.89%) CISSP
5 4 (1.89%) VCAP
5 4 (1.89%) VCP6
5 4 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.94%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.08%) QA
2 9 (4.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
System Software
1 17 (8.02%) Docker
2 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (7.55%) Puppet
2 12 (5.66%) Ansible
3 5 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.89%) vRealize
5 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 26 (12.26%) Oracle
2 15 (7.08%) ESRI
3 10 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.83%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (2.83%) Cisco
4 6 (2.83%) VMware
5 5 (2.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.89%) FNZ
6 4 (1.89%) SAP
6 4 (1.89%) Twitter
7 2 (0.94%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix
7 2 (0.94%) EMC
7 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.94%) Siebel
7 2 (0.94%) Splunk
7 2 (0.94%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec
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