The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source
Rank 61 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.26% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 1.04% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.41% -47.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £334 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.14% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+67.05% +13.33%
Open Source
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 289 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.97% 24.57% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 133 95
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.39 £16.50 £12.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £17.00 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) SOAP
3 19 (51.35%) XML
4 18 (48.65%) JSON
5 17 (45.95%) RESTful
5 17 (45.95%) CSS
5 17 (45.95%) Linux
5 17 (45.95%) HTML
5 17 (45.95%) Java
5 17 (45.95%) HTTP
5 17 (45.95%) Mac OS X
6 16 (43.24%) Web Services
6 16 (43.24%) Waterfall
7 15 (40.54%) HTML5
8 14 (37.84%) Project Management
9 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
10 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (32.43%) Web Development
11 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
11 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
11 11 (29.73%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (29.73%) Dependency Management
11 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (29.73%) CSS3
12 10 (27.03%) Refactoring
13 8 (21.62%) SOA
14 7 (18.92%) Subversion
14 7 (18.92%) Release Management
15 6 (16.22%) Hibernate

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
1 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (10.81%) Grunt
4 3 (8.11%) JUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.11%) HttpUnit
4 3 (8.11%) JMeter
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.70%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.70%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.70%) CMake
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) SOAP
2 19 (51.35%) XML
3 18 (48.65%) JSON
4 17 (45.95%) RESTful
4 17 (45.95%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) Web Services
6 15 (40.54%) HTML5
7 11 (29.73%) CSS3
8 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) Sass
9 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.81%) D3.js
9 4 (10.81%) Java EE
10 3 (8.11%) J2EE
10 3 (8.11%) JAAS
10 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (8.11%) Spring
10 3 (8.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) FMCG
2 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.11%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Informatics
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
1 17 (45.95%) Mac OS X
2 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.81%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Waterfall
3 14 (37.84%) Project Management
4 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) Web Development
6 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Web Accessibility
6 11 (29.73%) Dependency Management
6 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (27.03%) Refactoring
8 8 (21.62%) SOA
9 7 (18.92%) Release Management
10 6 (16.22%) Scrum
11 5 (13.51%) DSDM
11 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Google
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