Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +46
Contract jobs citing Scrum 263 179 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.11% 9.52% 8.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 11.06% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 130 120
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +8.47%
10th Percentile £356 £310 £286
90th Percentile £550 £556 £569
Scotland median daily rate £425 £410 £395
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.80% +5.33%
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 2,517 1,618 2,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.18% 86.06% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 1,009 1,332
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £296 £269 £271
90th Percentile £573 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.86 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.68% -59.33% +41.82%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.95 £13.90
90th Percentile £105.45 £43.77 £62.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.75 £22.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.74% -38.19% +32.11%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 246 (93.54%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.50%) Kanban
3 75 (28.52%) Finance
4 64 (24.33%) Java
5 54 (20.53%) TDD
6 50 (19.01%) BDD
7 49 (18.63%) JavaScript
8 42 (15.97%) JIRA
9 41 (15.59%) Banking
9 41 (15.59%) Git (software)
10 39 (14.83%) SQL
10 39 (14.83%) Python
11 35 (13.31%) AngularJS
11 35 (13.31%) Coaching
12 34 (12.93%) HTML
12 34 (12.93%) CSS
13 32 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (12.17%) DevOps
14 31 (11.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 31 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (11.41%) Spring
15 30 (11.41%) Jenkins
15 30 (11.41%) Test Automation
16 26 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (9.89%) Maven
17 25 (9.51%) Docker
18 24 (9.13%) User Stories
18 24 (9.13%) XML
19 23 (8.75%) C#
20 22 (8.37%) .NET

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 22 (8.37%) Confluence
2 12 (4.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 12 (4.56%) JBoss
3 11 (4.18%) GeoServer
4 5 (1.90%) Apache
5 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.14%) CMS
6 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.76%) Kentico
7 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.84%) GitHub
2 13 (4.94%) npm
3 12 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (4.56%) Heroku
4 10 (3.80%) Bluemix
4 10 (3.80%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (2.66%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.90%) PaaS
7 3 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.14%) Office 365
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.38%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.28%) WEP
2 3 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (0.76%) DHCP
3 2 (0.76%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) Skype
3 2 (0.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.38%) MPLS
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (4.94%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.56%) GIS
4 9 (3.42%) QGIS
4 9 (3.42%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.52%) MySQL
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.76%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (15.97%) JIRA
2 41 (15.59%) Git (software)
3 30 (11.41%) Jenkins
4 26 (9.89%) Maven
5 20 (7.60%) GitLab
6 16 (6.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (4.56%) Ant
7 12 (4.56%) Gerrit
7 12 (4.56%) SonarQube
8 11 (4.18%) Subversion
9 9 (3.42%) Selenium
10 8 (3.04%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.66%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.28%) Mockito
13 5 (1.90%) JMeter
13 5 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.52%) Artifactory
General
1 75 (28.52%) Finance
2 41 (15.59%) Banking
3 9 (3.42%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.28%) Publishing
5 5 (1.90%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (27.00%) Developer
2 60 (22.81%) Scrum Master
3 30 (11.41%) Analyst
4 25 (9.51%) Business Analyst
4 25 (9.51%) Java Developer
5 24 (9.13%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.37%) Agile Coach
7 21 (7.98%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (4.94%) Agile Scrum Master
10 13 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.56%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 12 (4.56%) Senior DevOps
11 12 (4.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.80%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.42%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (3.04%) .NET Developer
14 8 (3.04%) Architect
15 7 (2.66%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.31%) AngularJS
2 34 (12.93%) CSS
2 34 (12.93%) HTML
3 30 (11.41%) Spring
4 24 (9.13%) XML
5 22 (8.37%) .NET
6 21 (7.98%) Node.js
7 20 (7.60%) jQuery
7 20 (7.60%) Web Services
8 17 (6.46%) Hibernate
9 14 (5.32%) HTML5
9 14 (5.32%) JSON
10 13 (4.94%) Sass
10 13 (4.94%) XSLT
11 12 (4.56%) CSS3
11 12 (4.56%) J2EE
11 12 (4.56%) PostGIS
11 12 (4.56%) React
12 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.98%) iPad
2 12 (4.56%) User Experience
3 10 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.90%) Minimum Viable Product
7 4 (1.52%) Wiki
8 3 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.14%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.76%) Clustering
9 2 (0.76%) Fintech
9 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.98%) Linux
2 10 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.42%) Windows
4 5 (1.90%) Unix
5 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (93.54%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.50%) Kanban
3 54 (20.53%) TDD
4 50 (19.01%) BDD
5 35 (13.31%) Coaching
6 32 (12.17%) DevOps
6 32 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (11.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 30 (11.41%) Test Automation
9 26 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (9.13%) User Stories
11 22 (8.37%) E-Commerce
12 21 (7.98%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.60%) Front End Development
13 20 (7.60%) Project Management
14 17 (6.46%) SOA
15 13 (4.94%) OO
16 12 (4.56%) MVC
16 12 (4.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (24.33%) Java
2 49 (18.63%) JavaScript
3 39 (14.83%) Python
3 39 (14.83%) SQL
4 23 (8.75%) C#
5 16 (6.08%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.56%) Groovy
6 12 (4.56%) Java 8
6 12 (4.56%) Ruby
7 8 (3.04%) Perl
8 6 (2.28%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.52%) ES6
10 4 (1.52%) PHP
11 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.14%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.76%) Go
12 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.42%) Degree
2 6 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.90%) CISSP
4 3 (1.14%) MBA
5 2 (0.76%) SANS
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) QA
2 12 (4.56%) GCP
3 5 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.14%) PMO
5 2 (0.76%) COBIT
5 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) BS7666
System Software
1 25 (9.51%) Docker
2 8 (3.04%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.76%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.76%) XenApp
4 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (6.08%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.56%) Consul
2 12 (4.56%) Mesos
3 9 (3.42%) Ansible
4 8 (3.04%) Puppet
5 3 (1.14%) SELinux
6 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.76%) SCCM
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.32%) IBM
3 13 (4.94%) Oracle
4 6 (2.28%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.52%) Pega
6 3 (1.14%) Splunk
6 3 (1.14%) VMware
6 3 (1.14%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.76%) Black Duck
7 2 (0.76%) CA
7 2 (0.76%) Capita
7 2 (0.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.76%) Citrix
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.76%) Sun
8 1 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.38%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) Varonis