The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 29 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 63 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.40% 0.54% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 0.66% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 9
Median daily rate £340 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -27.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -43.66%
Open Source
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
960 1361 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.26% 81.35% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 727 548
Median daily rate £385 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Edinburgh region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Edinburgh region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 103 (82.40%) Java
2 100 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (64.80%) Scrum
4 78 (62.40%) Maven
5 73 (58.40%) Web Services
5 73 (58.40%) Python
6 65 (52.00%) JavaScript
7 63 (50.40%) PostGIS
7 63 (50.40%) GeoServer
8 62 (49.60%) OpenLayers
9 61 (48.80%) Leaflet
9 61 (48.80%) ESRI
10 58 (46.40%) TDD
11 55 (44.00%) GIS
12 54 (43.20%) JIRA
13 51 (40.80%) JBehave
13 51 (40.80%) Cucumber
13 51 (40.80%) Gradle
14 49 (39.20%) REST
15 47 (37.60%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (35.20%) SDLC
17 43 (34.40%) AngularJS
18 39 (31.20%) Selenium
19 35 (28.00%) Java EE
20 34 (27.20%) JBoss
20 34 (27.20%) User Experience
21 31 (24.80%) Hibernate
22 30 (24.00%) BDD
22 30 (24.00%) SOA
23 28 (22.40%) WCAG

Open Source
Top Related 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 63 (50.40%) GeoServer
2 34 (27.20%) JBoss
3 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.80%) ArcGIS
4 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (4.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.40%) IaaS
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (44.00%) GIS
2 22 (17.60%) NoSQL
3 16 (12.80%) Spatial Data
4 12 (9.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.60%) QGIS
6 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (62.40%) Maven
2 54 (43.20%) JIRA
3 51 (40.80%) Cucumber
3 51 (40.80%) Gradle
3 51 (40.80%) JBehave
4 39 (31.20%) Selenium
5 28 (22.40%) Jenkins
6 27 (21.60%) Subversion
7 24 (19.20%) Eclipse
8 23 (18.40%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.20%) GitLab
10 3 (2.40%) Ant
General
1 4 (3.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Banking
3 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (79.20%) Developer
2 50 (40.00%) GIS Developer
3 34 (27.20%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Open Source Developer
6 12 (9.60%) GIS Web Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) Integration Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Head of IT
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Digital Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.40%) Angular Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Operations Engineer
12 2 (1.60%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (58.40%) Web Services
2 63 (50.40%) PostGIS
3 62 (49.60%) OpenLayers
4 61 (48.80%) Leaflet
5 49 (39.20%) REST
6 43 (34.40%) AngularJS
7 35 (28.00%) Java EE
8 31 (24.80%) Hibernate
9 26 (20.80%) XML
10 25 (20.00%) HTML
10 25 (20.00%) JSF
10 25 (20.00%) SOAP
11 24 (19.20%) Drools
11 24 (19.20%) jBPM
11 24 (19.20%) JPA
11 24 (19.20%) RichFaces
12 23 (18.40%) XSLT
13 12 (9.60%) JMS
13 12 (9.60%) XSD
14 11 (8.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.20%) User Experience
2 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (64.80%) Scrum
3 58 (46.40%) TDD
4 47 (37.60%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (35.20%) SDLC
6 30 (24.00%) BDD
6 30 (24.00%) SOA
7 27 (21.60%) Open Source Development
8 20 (16.00%) Web Development
9 17 (13.60%) Coaching
9 17 (13.60%) Mentoring
9 17 (13.60%) Microservices
10 15 (12.00%) DevOps
11 11 (8.80%) ITIL
12 6 (4.80%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (4.80%) OO
12 6 (4.80%) OOD
12 6 (4.80%) Project Management
13 5 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (3.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 103 (82.40%) Java
2 73 (58.40%) Python
3 65 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.20%) SQL
5 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (1.60%) PHP
7 2 (1.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.40%) WCAG
2 20 (16.00%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) COBIT
3 3 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (18.40%) Ansible
2 2 (1.60%) Fluentd
2 2 (1.60%) Graylog
Vendors
1 61 (48.80%) ESRI
2 18 (14.40%) Red Hat
3 17 (13.60%) Oracle
4 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.80%) webMethods
6 4 (3.20%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.60%) Splunk