Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +18
Contract jobs citing Scrum 205 225 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.04% 12.77% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 15.11% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 155 131
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £315 £297 £270
90th Percentile £528 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%
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% -10.27%

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 2,529 1,489 2,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.88% 84.51% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,501 921 1,297
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £245 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £111.75 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.84%

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 February 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 24 February 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.

1 183 (89.27%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.20%) Finance
3 65 (31.71%) Kanban
4 64 (31.22%) Java
5 39 (19.02%) TDD
6 36 (17.56%) JavaScript
6 36 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (17.07%) Linux
8 33 (16.10%) Spring
9 32 (15.61%) Git (software)
9 32 (15.61%) Test Automation
10 31 (15.12%) Jenkins
10 31 (15.12%) SQL
10 31 (15.12%) Python
11 30 (14.63%) Web Services
11 30 (14.63%) Banking
12 29 (14.15%) BDD
13 28 (13.66%) SOA
14 27 (13.17%) Software Engineering
14 27 (13.17%) RESTful
15 24 (11.71%) XML
16 22 (10.73%) AngularJS
17 21 (10.24%) .NET
17 21 (10.24%) HTML
17 21 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (9.76%) CSS
18 20 (9.76%) Configuration Management
19 19 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (9.27%) Degree
19 19 (9.27%) JSON

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 11 (5.37%) JBoss
1 11 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (4.88%) GeoServer
3 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.46%) Confluence
5 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.95%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.32%) GitHub
2 7 (3.41%) PaaS
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.95%) IaaS
4 4 (1.95%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) npm
6 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) Internet
1 4 (1.95%) Intranet
2 2 (0.98%) CTI
2 2 (0.98%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.98%) WEP
3 1 (0.49%) DHCP
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.34%) GIS
2 12 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.37%) QGIS
4 9 (4.39%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.95%) Spatial Data
8 3 (1.46%) Big Data
8 3 (1.46%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.98%) Redis
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.12%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.78%) GitLab
4 15 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.32%) Mockito
5 14 (6.83%) Maven
6 13 (6.34%) Subversion
7 11 (5.37%) JIRA
8 10 (4.88%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.93%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.46%) Bower
11 3 (1.46%) Gradle
11 3 (1.46%) Selenium
11 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.98%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.98%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.98%) Hudson
12 2 (0.98%) JProfiler
12 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (32.20%) Finance
2 30 (14.63%) Banking
3 6 (2.93%) Publishing
4 2 (0.98%) Legal
4 2 (0.98%) Marketing
4 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (25.37%) Developer
2 38 (18.54%) Analyst
3 33 (16.10%) Scrum Master
4 28 (13.66%) Business Analyst
4 28 (13.66%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.73%) Project Manager
6 17 (8.29%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.83%) Agile Business Analyst
8 11 (5.37%) Agile Coach
9 10 (4.88%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Java Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Designer
11 7 (3.41%) Agile Project Manager
11 7 (3.41%) Agile Scrum Master
11 7 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.10%) Spring
2 30 (14.63%) Web Services
3 27 (13.17%) RESTful
4 24 (11.71%) XML
5 22 (10.73%) AngularJS
6 21 (10.24%) .NET
6 21 (10.24%) HTML
7 20 (9.76%) CSS
8 19 (9.27%) JSON
9 15 (7.32%) JMX
9 15 (7.32%) jQuery
9 15 (7.32%) REST
10 14 (6.83%) Hibernate
11 13 (6.34%) PostGIS
12 10 (4.88%) ASP.NET
12 10 (4.88%) XSLT
13 9 (4.39%) .NET Framework
13 9 (4.39%) Sass
14 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (3.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.37%) User Experience
3 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.95%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.98%) Blog
7 2 (0.98%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.07%) Linux
2 21 (10.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.44%) Unix
4 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (89.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (31.71%) Kanban
3 39 (19.02%) TDD
4 36 (17.56%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (15.61%) Test Automation
6 29 (14.15%) BDD
7 28 (13.66%) SOA
8 27 (13.17%) Software Engineering
9 20 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 19 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (9.27%) User Stories
11 18 (8.78%) Coaching
12 16 (7.80%) Mentoring
13 15 (7.32%) Asset Management
14 13 (6.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 13 (6.34%) Microservices
15 11 (5.37%) MVC
15 11 (5.37%) Wireframes
16 10 (4.88%) OOD
16 10 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.22%) Java
2 36 (17.56%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.12%) Python
3 31 (15.12%) SQL
4 15 (7.32%) C#
5 10 (4.88%) Perl
6 7 (3.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.44%) ES6
7 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.46%) Go
9 2 (0.98%) C++
9 2 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (0.98%) PHP
9 2 (0.98%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.98%) XPath
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.27%) Degree
2 14 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.95%) MCSD
5 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.46%) CISSP
5 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) QA
2 10 (4.88%) GDPR
3 9 (4.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.46%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) BS7666
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (7.80%) Docker
2 8 (3.90%) GeoWebCache
3 4 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.46%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.32%) Puppet
2 8 (3.90%) Ansible
3 5 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.95%) SELinux
5 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (8.78%) Oracle
2 14 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.93%) Pega
3 6 (2.93%) VMware
4 3 (1.46%) Black Duck
4 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe
5 2 (0.98%) Avaya
5 2 (0.98%) Capita
5 2 (0.98%) Google
5 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.49%) CommVault
6 1 (0.49%) EMC
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.49%) NetApp
6 1 (0.49%) Planview
6 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.49%) Sun