Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 6 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 +2
Contract jobs citing Scrum 216 304 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.33% 14.40% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 17.20% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 167 105
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £293
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -30.23% +6.49% +6.26%

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 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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.

1 189 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.72%) Finance
3 60 (27.78%) Java
4 57 (26.39%) Kanban
5 43 (19.91%) Banking
6 39 (18.06%) Spring
6 39 (18.06%) Linux
6 39 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (17.13%) Web Services
8 34 (15.74%) TDD
8 34 (15.74%) RESTful
9 33 (15.28%) Jenkins
9 33 (15.28%) Software Engineering
10 30 (13.89%) SQL
10 30 (13.89%) Test Automation
11 29 (13.43%) Oracle
11 29 (13.43%) SOA
12 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 27 (12.50%) Coaching
13 26 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (11.57%) Configuration Management
15 24 (11.11%) GitLab
16 23 (10.65%) Puppet
17 22 (10.19%) Degree
17 22 (10.19%) JSON
17 22 (10.19%) Cucumber
18 21 (9.72%) .NET
18 21 (9.72%) JavaScript
19 20 (9.26%) JMX
19 20 (9.26%) Mockito

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 14 (6.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (4.63%) JBoss
3 4 (1.85%) Confluence
4 3 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) SAS
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.85%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.26%) GitHub
2 10 (4.63%) PaaS
3 5 (2.31%) IaaS
3 5 (2.31%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.93%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.46%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) Internet
2 3 (1.39%) Intranet
3 2 (0.93%) CTI
3 2 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.46%) DHCP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) DSL
4 1 (0.46%) LDAP
4 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.39%) Big Data
5 3 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.39%) GIS
5 3 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.93%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.93%) QGIS
6 2 (0.93%) Redis
6 2 (0.93%) Spatial Data
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (15.28%) Jenkins
2 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.11%) GitLab
4 22 (10.19%) Cucumber
5 20 (9.26%) Mockito
6 17 (7.87%) JIRA
7 11 (5.09%) Maven
8 9 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.24%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.78%) Selenium
10 6 (2.78%) Subversion
10 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.85%) Bower
12 4 (1.85%) Zephyr
13 3 (1.39%) Gradle
13 3 (1.39%) JProfiler
14 2 (0.93%) Appium
14 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (34.72%) Finance
2 43 (19.91%) Banking
3 9 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Legal
5 4 (1.85%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (20.83%) Developer
2 38 (17.59%) Scrum Master
3 37 (17.13%) Analyst
4 24 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 23 (10.65%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.80%) Agile Coach
6 19 (8.80%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.56%) Consultant
9 11 (5.09%) Agile Business Analyst
9 11 (5.09%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Agile Scrum Master
10 10 (4.63%) Java Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Designer
12 7 (3.24%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.06%) Spring
2 37 (17.13%) Web Services
3 34 (15.74%) RESTful
4 22 (10.19%) JSON
5 21 (9.72%) .NET
6 20 (9.26%) JMX
7 19 (8.80%) REST
8 18 (8.33%) XML
9 13 (6.02%) HTML
10 12 (5.56%) Hibernate
10 12 (5.56%) Java EE
11 11 (5.09%) AngularJS
12 10 (4.63%) CSS
12 10 (4.63%) jQuery
13 9 (4.17%) XSLT
14 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET
15 7 (3.24%) Entity Framework
16 6 (2.78%) .NET Framework
16 6 (2.78%) Drools
16 6 (2.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (5.09%) User Experience
4 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.70%) PMI
6 6 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.31%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.39%) Fintech
10 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.93%) Blog
10 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.46%) DataPower
11 1 (0.46%) Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) PKI
11 1 (0.46%) Swaptions
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.06%) Linux
2 26 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (2.78%) Unix
4 4 (1.85%) Windows
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.39%) Kanban
3 39 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (15.74%) TDD
5 33 (15.28%) Software Engineering
6 30 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 29 (13.43%) SOA
8 27 (12.50%) Coaching
9 25 (11.57%) Configuration Management
10 20 (9.26%) Microservices
11 17 (7.87%) BDD
11 17 (7.87%) DevOps
12 16 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (6.94%) Project Management
14 14 (6.48%) Asset Management
14 14 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (6.48%) User Stories
15 13 (6.02%) PRINCE2
15 13 (6.02%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.78%) Java
2 30 (13.89%) SQL
3 21 (9.72%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.87%) C#
5 16 (7.41%) Python
6 8 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.85%) Perl
8 4 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.39%) ES6
9 3 (1.39%) Go
9 3 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.93%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.46%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.46%) C
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (10.19%) Degree
2 17 (7.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.31%) ISEB
4 5 (2.31%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.85%) MCSD
6 3 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.93%) CISSP
7 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.46%) PMP
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) GDPR
2 13 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.78%) QA
5 3 (1.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) FATCA
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Docker
2 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (10.65%) Puppet
2 8 (3.70%) Ansible
3 4 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.39%) SELinux
5 2 (0.93%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.46%) Xymon
Vendors
1 29 (13.43%) Oracle
2 14 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.70%) Pega
3 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.78%) VMware
5 4 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.39%) Black Duck
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) Avaya
7 2 (0.93%) CA
7 2 (0.93%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Informatica
7 2 (0.93%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) Cognos
8 1 (0.46%) CommVault
8 1 (0.46%) EMC
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) NetApp
8 1 (0.46%) Sophos