Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +29
Contract jobs citing Scrum 318 208 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.69% 7.42% 14.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.06% 8.74% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 108 177
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.38% +6.53%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
90th Percentile £603 £538 £518
Scotland median daily rate £438 £413 £378
% change year-on-year +6.06% +9.27% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 2,636 2,381 1,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.63% 84.88% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,388 1,138
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £44.01 £39.20 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -4.02% +40.00%

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 October 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 October 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.

1 292 (91.82%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (35.22%) Kanban
3 81 (25.47%) Java
4 68 (21.38%) TDD
5 67 (21.07%) Finance
6 62 (19.50%) Python
7 61 (19.18%) JavaScript
8 52 (16.35%) Banking
9 51 (16.04%) DevOps
10 48 (15.09%) HTML
10 48 (15.09%) CSS
11 46 (14.47%) Coaching
12 43 (13.52%) Spring
13 42 (13.21%) Kubernetes
14 37 (11.64%) Docker
14 37 (11.64%) Jenkins
14 37 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (11.32%) BDD
15 36 (11.32%) Git (software)
15 36 (11.32%) JIRA
16 35 (11.01%) Software Engineering
16 35 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (10.38%) REST
19 32 (10.06%) SQL
20 30 (9.43%) HTML5
20 30 (9.43%) Ansible
21 29 (9.12%) AngularJS
22 28 (8.81%) Microservices
22 28 (8.81%) Amazon AWS

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 13 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.77%) Apache
3 10 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (3.14%) Confluence
4 6 (1.89%) CMS
4 6 (1.89%) nginx
5 5 (1.57%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.26%) Kentico
7 3 (0.94%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.86%) OpenShift
3 13 (4.09%) PaaS
4 9 (2.83%) npm
5 6 (1.89%) GitHub
5 6 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.89%) Heroku
5 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.57%) IaaS
6 5 (1.57%) SaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Yarn
8 2 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.09%) HTTP
2 9 (2.83%) Firewall
3 8 (2.52%) SSL
4 6 (1.89%) DNS
4 6 (1.89%) DSL
5 2 (0.63%) BGP
5 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.63%) DHCP
5 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.63%) OSPF
5 2 (0.63%) SAN
5 2 (0.63%) SMS
5 2 (0.63%) WEP
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.31%) MQTT
6 1 (0.31%) Skype
6 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.18%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 18 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.89%) MySQL
5 6 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.57%) Redis
7 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.63%) Power BI
7 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (11.64%) Jenkins
2 36 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.32%) JIRA
3 20 (6.29%) JUnit
4 15 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (4.40%) Maven
5 14 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (3.77%) GitLab
6 12 (3.77%) Subversion
7 11 (3.46%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.14%) SonarQube
9 8 (2.52%) Selenium
10 7 (2.20%) webpack
11 6 (1.89%) Ant
11 6 (1.89%) Artifactory
11 6 (1.89%) Gerrit
12 5 (1.57%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.26%) Babel
13 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (21.07%) Finance
2 52 (16.35%) Banking
3 9 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.89%) Games
4 6 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.94%) Law
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (26.73%) Developer
2 71 (22.33%) Scrum Master
3 39 (12.26%) Architect
4 28 (8.81%) Java Developer
5 23 (7.23%) Agile Coach
6 20 (6.29%) Analyst
7 19 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (5.35%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.03%) Agile Scrum Master
10 13 (4.09%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
11 12 (3.77%) Software Developer
12 10 (3.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 10 (3.14%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.83%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (2.52%) UI Developer
15 7 (2.20%) Infrastructure Architect
15 7 (2.20%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.09%) CSS
1 48 (15.09%) HTML
2 43 (13.52%) Spring
3 33 (10.38%) REST
4 30 (9.43%) HTML5
5 29 (9.12%) AngularJS
6 27 (8.49%) .NET
7 24 (7.55%) jQuery
8 19 (5.97%) React
9 17 (5.35%) CSS3
10 16 (5.03%) Node.js
11 14 (4.40%) Hibernate
11 14 (4.40%) Sass
12 13 (4.09%) XML
13 12 (3.77%) gRPC
14 11 (3.46%) ASP.NET
14 11 (3.46%) ServiceStack
15 9 (2.83%) JSON
15 9 (2.83%) LDAP
15 9 (2.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.18%) User Experience
2 17 (5.35%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.40%) Fintech
3 14 (4.40%) iPad
4 7 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.57%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.26%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.26%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.26%) Wiki
8 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.63%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.31%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.18%) Linux
2 17 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (3.46%) Windows
4 6 (1.89%) Solaris
5 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Unix
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (91.82%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (35.22%) Kanban
3 68 (21.38%) TDD
4 51 (16.04%) DevOps
5 46 (14.47%) Coaching
6 37 (11.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (11.32%) BDD
8 35 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (11.01%) Software Engineering
9 34 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (8.81%) Microservices
11 27 (8.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 27 (8.49%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.92%) OO
12 22 (6.92%) Test Automation
13 21 (6.60%) Data Modelling
14 20 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (5.97%) Domain-Driven Design
15 19 (5.97%) Project Management
16 18 (5.66%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 81 (25.47%) Java
2 62 (19.50%) Python
3 61 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.06%) SQL
5 26 (8.18%) Bash Shell
6 17 (5.35%) C#
7 11 (3.46%) Groovy
8 10 (3.14%) Go
8 10 (3.14%) Ruby
9 6 (1.89%) PHP
10 4 (1.26%) Java 8
10 4 (1.26%) Perl
10 4 (1.26%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.94%) ES6
11 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.94%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.52%) CISSP
4 7 (2.20%) Degree
5 2 (0.63%) CCNP
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.31%) CISM
6 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (11.64%) Docker
2 12 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.57%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.63%) XenApp
5 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (13.21%) Kubernetes
2 30 (9.43%) Ansible
3 19 (5.97%) Puppet
4 14 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.46%) SELinux
6 10 (3.14%) Consul
6 10 (3.14%) Mesos
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
7 6 (1.89%) Prometheus
7 6 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (1.89%) Xymon
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) SCCM
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.72%) IBM
2 15 (4.72%) Oracle
3 9 (2.83%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.52%) Charles River
4 8 (2.52%) VMware
5 7 (2.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.94%) CA
6 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.94%) Cisco
7 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.63%) Citrix
7 2 (0.63%) F5
7 2 (0.63%) FactSet
8 1 (0.31%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.31%) RedGate
8 1 (0.31%) Splunk
8 1 (0.31%) Varonis
8 1 (0.31%) Xamarin