Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 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.

Scrum
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +36
Contract jobs citing Scrum 301 167 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.25% 7.13% 11.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 8.49% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 97 152
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.78% +8.79%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
90th Percentile £580 £523 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +3.03% +7.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £37.50

Scrum 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 2,582 1,966 2,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.88% 83.98% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,157 1,289
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £270
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +13.82% -13.34%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £10.91
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +40.57%

Scrum
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Scrum as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum in Edinburgh

Scrum
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scrum 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 Scrum.

1 280 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (33.89%) Kanban
3 69 (22.92%) Java
4 67 (22.26%) Finance
5 66 (21.93%) TDD
6 51 (16.94%) Banking
6 51 (16.94%) JavaScript
7 49 (16.28%) Python
8 48 (15.95%) JIRA
8 48 (15.95%) Coaching
9 44 (14.62%) DevOps
10 41 (13.62%) Git (software)
11 40 (13.29%) BDD
12 39 (12.96%) CSS
13 38 (12.62%) HTML
13 38 (12.62%) Spring
14 36 (11.96%) Jenkins
14 36 (11.96%) Docker
15 35 (11.63%) Kubernetes
16 34 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
18 31 (10.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 30 (9.97%) SQL
20 29 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (9.30%) .NET
22 27 (8.97%) E-Commerce
22 27 (8.97%) AngularJS
22 27 (8.97%) Test Automation
23 26 (8.64%) Bash Shell
23 26 (8.64%) iPad

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 20 (6.64%) Confluence
2 17 (5.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (3.32%) Apache
4 8 (2.66%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.99%) JBoss
6 5 (1.66%) CMS
6 5 (1.66%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.66%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.33%) Kentico
8 3 (1.00%) nginx
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.33%) Appian
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.32%) GitHub
3 15 (4.98%) npm
4 13 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (4.32%) Heroku
4 13 (4.32%) OpenShift
5 10 (3.32%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (2.99%) PaaS
7 4 (1.33%) IaaS
7 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.33%) SaaS
8 3 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.00%) Office 365
9 2 (0.66%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.99%) HTTP
2 5 (1.66%) Firewall
3 4 (1.33%) WEP
4 3 (1.00%) DNS
4 3 (1.00%) DSL
4 3 (1.00%) SSL
5 2 (0.66%) DHCP
5 2 (0.66%) Skype
5 2 (0.66%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.32%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.99%) MySQL
5 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.66%) Redis
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) GIS
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (15.95%) JIRA
2 41 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 36 (11.96%) Jenkins
4 24 (7.97%) Maven
5 21 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (6.31%) GitLab
7 17 (5.65%) SonarQube
8 14 (4.65%) JUnit
9 13 (4.32%) Ant
9 13 (4.32%) Gerrit
9 13 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.99%) Selenium
10 9 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.66%) TeamCity
12 7 (2.33%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.99%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.99%) webpack
13 6 (1.99%) Zephyr
14 5 (1.66%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.66%) Subversion
General
1 67 (22.26%) Finance
2 51 (16.94%) Banking
3 9 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.66%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.00%) Games
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.33%) Front Office
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (28.24%) Developer
2 73 (24.25%) Scrum Master
3 30 (9.97%) Java Developer
4 27 (8.97%) Architect
5 24 (7.97%) Agile Coach
6 22 (7.31%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (5.98%) Analyst
7 18 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.65%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 16 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.98%) Agile Scrum Master
11 13 (4.32%) Senior DevOps
11 13 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.99%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.99%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (2.99%) UI Developer
14 8 (2.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.66%) Software Developer
15 6 (1.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.96%) CSS
2 38 (12.62%) HTML
2 38 (12.62%) Spring
3 28 (9.30%) .NET
4 27 (8.97%) AngularJS
5 23 (7.64%) HTML5
5 23 (7.64%) Node.js
6 22 (7.31%) REST
7 20 (6.64%) jQuery
8 17 (5.65%) CSS3
8 17 (5.65%) Hibernate
8 17 (5.65%) XML
9 14 (4.65%) React
10 13 (4.32%) JSON
11 12 (3.99%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.99%) Sass
12 11 (3.65%) gRPC
12 11 (3.65%) Web Services
13 10 (3.32%) RESTful
13 10 (3.32%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.64%) iPad
2 18 (5.98%) User Experience
3 16 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.32%) Fintech
5 9 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.33%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.33%) Wiki
8 3 (1.00%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.98%) Linux
2 13 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (3.99%) Windows
4 6 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.33%) Unix
6 3 (1.00%) Solaris
7 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (33.89%) Kanban
3 66 (21.93%) TDD
4 48 (15.95%) Coaching
5 44 (14.62%) DevOps
6 40 (13.29%) BDD
7 34 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (10.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 29 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (8.97%) E-Commerce
11 27 (8.97%) Test Automation
12 25 (8.31%) Mentoring
13 23 (7.64%) Project Management
14 22 (7.31%) OO
14 22 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (6.31%) Front End Development
15 19 (6.31%) Microservices
16 18 (5.98%) Software Engineering
17 17 (5.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.92%) Java
2 51 (16.94%) JavaScript
3 49 (16.28%) Python
4 30 (9.97%) SQL
5 26 (8.64%) Bash Shell
6 19 (6.31%) C#
7 17 (5.65%) Groovy
7 17 (5.65%) Ruby
8 10 (3.32%) Java 8
9 6 (1.99%) Go
9 6 (1.99%) PHP
10 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.00%) ES6
11 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.66%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.66%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) CISSP
3 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.00%) MBA
6 2 (0.66%) PMP
6 2 (0.66%) SANS
7 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.32%) GCP
2 11 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (3.32%) QA
4 2 (0.66%) COBIT
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (11.96%) Docker
2 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.66%) XenApp
3 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (11.63%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.65%) Ansible
2 17 (5.65%) Consul
2 17 (5.65%) Mesos
3 12 (3.99%) Puppet
4 7 (2.33%) SELinux
5 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (1.00%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.00%) Xymon
7 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) SCCM
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (7.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.98%) IBM
3 15 (4.98%) Oracle
4 11 (3.65%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.00%) Splunk
7 2 (0.66%) CA
7 2 (0.66%) Charles River
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix
7 2 (0.66%) Pega
7 2 (0.66%) Sun
8 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco
8 1 (0.33%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.33%) Symantec
8 1 (0.33%) VMware
8 1 (0.33%) Xamarin