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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 9 54
Rank change year-on-year -8 +45  
Contract jobs citing Scrum 89 161 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.41% 11.85% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.86% 13.88% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 84 21
Median daily rate £400 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +11.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.23% +22.85%  

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 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Scrum in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Scrum in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 169 (89.42%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (39.68%) Java
3 46 (24.34%) Test Automation
4 45 (23.81%) Kanban
5 44 (23.28%) Finance
6 40 (21.16%) Linux
7 38 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (20.11%) TDD
8 36 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 35 (18.52%) Selenium
10 34 (17.99%) JavaScript
11 32 (16.93%) AngularJS
12 31 (16.40%) Spring
13 29 (15.34%) SQL
14 27 (14.29%) Oracle
14 27 (14.29%) Python
15 26 (13.76%) DevOps
16 25 (13.23%) Web Services
17 24 (12.70%) Cucumber
18 22 (11.64%) BDD
18 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
19 21 (11.11%) MySQL
19 21 (11.11%) HTML
19 21 (11.11%) jQuery
20 20 (10.58%) Banking
20 20 (10.58%) Project Management
21 19 (10.05%) C#
22 18 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
22 18 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 18 (9.52%) REST

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 6 (3.17%) CMS
2 5 (2.65%) Apache
2 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.59%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.06%) JBoss
4 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) Sonata
3 2 (1.06%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.35%) PaaS
2 11 (5.82%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.65%) GitHub
3 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.06%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) Firewall
2 3 (1.59%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) Network Security
3 2 (1.06%) VXLAN
3 2 (1.06%) Wireless
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) DSL
4 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.11%) MySQL
2 18 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.88%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.23%) GIS
5 8 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.59%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.06%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.06%) Spatial Data
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Big Data
11 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 35 (18.52%) Selenium
3 24 (12.70%) Cucumber
4 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.99%) Subversion
6 15 (7.94%) WebDriver
7 12 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (6.35%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.82%) GitLab
9 9 (4.76%) Maven
9 9 (4.76%) Mockito
10 8 (4.23%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.70%) Bugzilla
11 7 (3.70%) JIRA
12 6 (3.17%) Artifactory
13 5 (2.65%) Ant
14 4 (2.12%) Bower
14 4 (2.12%) Gradle
14 4 (2.12%) JUnit
14 4 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 44 (23.28%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Banking
3 7 (3.70%) Retail
4 6 (3.17%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Law
5 3 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (31.75%) Developer
2 36 (19.05%) Scrum Master
3 26 (13.76%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.05%) Project Manager
5 16 (8.47%) Analyst
6 13 (6.88%) Agile Scrum Master
6 13 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.35%) Test Engineer
8 11 (5.82%) Architect
8 11 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.29%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.76%) Agile Coach
10 9 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.76%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.70%) IT Manager
12 7 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.93%) AngularJS
2 31 (16.40%) Spring
3 25 (13.23%) Web Services
4 21 (11.11%) HTML
4 21 (11.11%) jQuery
5 18 (9.52%) REST
6 17 (8.99%) .NET
6 17 (8.99%) CSS
7 16 (8.47%) RESTful
8 13 (6.88%) JSON
9 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.76%) HTML5
10 9 (4.76%) J2EE
10 9 (4.76%) Node.js
11 7 (3.70%) CSS3
11 7 (3.70%) React
12 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.17%) Backbone.js
12 6 (3.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) User Experience
2 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.70%) Fintech
5 6 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.65%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.59%) PMI
8 3 (1.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (21.16%) Linux
2 18 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.65%) Unix
3 5 (2.65%) Windows
4 4 (2.12%) Debian
5 2 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (89.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.34%) Test Automation
3 45 (23.81%) Kanban
4 38 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (20.11%) TDD
5 26 (13.76%) DevOps
6 22 (11.64%) BDD
7 20 (10.58%) Project Management
8 17 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.47%) Software Engineering
10 15 (7.94%) User Stories
11 14 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (5.82%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.82%) SDLC
13 10 (5.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (5.29%) MVC
13 10 (5.29%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.76%) Web Development
15 8 (4.23%) Asset Management
15 8 (4.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.68%) Java
2 34 (17.99%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.34%) SQL
4 27 (14.29%) Python
5 19 (10.05%) C#
6 10 (5.29%) Bash Shell
7 9 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.65%) Go
9 4 (2.12%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (2.12%) Perl
10 3 (1.59%) Ruby
11 2 (1.06%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.06%) ES6
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.70%) ISEB
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) CISSP
4 4 (2.12%) Degree
4 4 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.12%) VCAP
4 4 (2.12%) VCP6
4 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (8.99%) Docker
2 8 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.12%) vSphere
4 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (7.94%) Puppet
2 13 (6.88%) Ansible
3 7 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.17%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.12%) SELinux
6 4 (2.12%) vRealize
7 2 (1.06%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (1.06%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.06%) QRadar
7 2 (1.06%) Xymon
8 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (14.29%) Oracle
2 14 (7.41%) VMware
3 10 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (2.65%) Cisco
7 4 (2.12%) Black Duck
8 3 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.59%) FNZ
9 2 (1.06%) CA
9 2 (1.06%) Citrix
9 2 (1.06%) EMC
9 2 (1.06%) ESRI
9 2 (1.06%) Informatica
9 2 (1.06%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.53%) hybris
10 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.53%) Twitter
10 1 (0.53%) Verint
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