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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 35 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Contract jobs citing Open Source 62 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 1.31% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 1.61% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 18
Median daily rate £438 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £258 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -36.61%
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
1174 1177 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.33% 81.34% 75.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 652 570
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 77 (67.54%) Java
2 71 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (54.39%) Web Services
4 59 (51.75%) GIS
5 58 (50.88%) Python
5 58 (50.88%) AngularJS
6 54 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 51 (44.74%) GeoServer
8 50 (43.86%) PostGIS
9 47 (41.23%) OpenLayers
10 45 (39.47%) REST
11 43 (37.72%) ESRI
12 42 (36.84%) Leaflet
13 40 (35.09%) Maven
13 40 (35.09%) JIRA
14 38 (33.33%) SDLC
15 33 (28.95%) Gradle
15 33 (28.95%) Cucumber
15 33 (28.95%) NoSQL
15 33 (28.95%) JBehave
15 33 (28.95%) Selenium
16 31 (27.19%) Scrum
17 28 (24.56%) QA
18 26 (22.81%) User Experience
19 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (19.30%) TDD
20 22 (19.30%) Microservices
21 21 (18.42%) Web Development
22 19 (16.67%) BDD
23 17 (14.91%) jQuery

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 51 (44.74%) GeoServer
2 15 (13.16%) ArcGIS
3 11 (9.65%) JBoss
4 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.26%) Node.js
6 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (1.75%) Apache
8 2 (1.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) CMS
9 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (51.75%) GIS
2 33 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.51%) QGIS
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (35.09%) JIRA
1 40 (35.09%) Maven
2 33 (28.95%) Cucumber
2 33 (28.95%) Gradle
2 33 (28.95%) JBehave
2 33 (28.95%) Selenium
3 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.65%) Artifactory
5 7 (6.14%) Subversion
6 4 (3.51%) Ant
6 4 (3.51%) GitLab
7 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.88%) JMeter
9 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (61.40%) Developer
2 51 (44.74%) GIS Developer
3 18 (15.79%) Architect
4 13 (11.40%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Angular Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Open Source Developer
6 8 (7.02%) GIS Web Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.26%) DBA
9 4 (3.51%) Head of IT
9 4 (3.51%) IT Architect
9 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Analyst
10 3 (2.63%) Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) GIS Architect
11 2 (1.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (54.39%) Web Services
2 58 (50.88%) AngularJS
3 50 (43.86%) PostGIS
4 47 (41.23%) OpenLayers
5 45 (39.47%) REST
6 42 (36.84%) Leaflet
7 17 (14.91%) jQuery
8 16 (14.04%) .NET
9 15 (13.16%) Spring
10 14 (12.28%) RESTful
11 12 (10.53%) Dojo
11 12 (10.53%) HTML
11 12 (10.53%) Java EE
12 11 (9.65%) SOAP
12 11 (9.65%) Spring Boot
12 11 (9.65%) XML
13 8 (7.02%) JSON
13 8 (7.02%) Middleware
14 7 (6.14%) Hibernate
15 6 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) User Experience
2 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.33%) SDLC
3 31 (27.19%) Scrum
4 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (19.30%) Microservices
5 22 (19.30%) TDD
6 21 (18.42%) Web Development
7 19 (16.67%) BDD
8 14 (12.28%) DevOps
9 13 (11.40%) ITIL
9 13 (11.40%) Project Management
10 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.89%) SOA
12 8 (7.02%) API Design
12 8 (7.02%) Service Delivery
12 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
12 8 (7.02%) System Testing
12 8 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (6.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 77 (67.54%) Java
2 58 (50.88%) Python
3 54 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.39%) SQL
5 4 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) PHP
6 2 (1.75%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.56%) QA
2 11 (9.65%) WCAG
3 10 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) ESRI
2 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle
4 5 (4.39%) IBM
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.51%) webMethods
6 2 (1.75%) Cognizant