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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing Open Source 20 52 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 3.56% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 4.28% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 5
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £339 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
708 1216 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.49% 83.34% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 649 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 35 (83.33%) Java
2 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (73.81%) Maven
3 31 (73.81%) Python
4 29 (69.05%) Scrum
5 27 (64.29%) TDD
6 24 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 24 (57.14%) Gradle
7 23 (54.76%) JIRA
7 23 (54.76%) BDD
7 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
8 21 (50.00%) OpenLayers
9 20 (47.62%) Cucumber
10 19 (45.24%) JBehave
10 19 (45.24%) ESRI
10 19 (45.24%) GeoServer
10 19 (45.24%) Leaflet
10 19 (45.24%) PostGIS
11 14 (33.33%) Web Services
11 14 (33.33%) Open Source Development
12 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
12 13 (30.95%) Degree
13 11 (26.19%) DevOps
14 10 (23.81%) Microservices
14 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
14 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
14 10 (23.81%) QA
14 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (23.81%) Migration
15 9 (21.43%) Ansible

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 19 (45.24%) GeoServer
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (7.14%) nginx
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) PaaS
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.43%) Spatial Data
3 7 (16.67%) GIS
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Maven
2 24 (57.14%) Gradle
3 23 (54.76%) JIRA
4 20 (47.62%) Cucumber
5 19 (45.24%) JBehave
6 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 8 (19.05%) Selenium
7 8 (19.05%) Subversion
8 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
8 4 (9.52%) gulp
9 3 (7.14%) Ant
9 3 (7.14%) CircleCI
9 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 3 (7.14%) Travis CI
10 2 (4.76%) JUnit
11 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.38%) JMeter
11 1 (2.38%) jMock
11 1 (2.38%) Mockito
11 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Product Owner
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 21 (50.00%) OpenLayers
3 19 (45.24%) Leaflet
3 19 (45.24%) PostGIS
4 14 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) REST
6 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 6 (14.29%) SOAP
6 6 (14.29%) XML
7 5 (11.90%) Java EE
7 5 (11.90%) JPA
7 5 (11.90%) JSF
7 5 (11.90%) RESTful
7 5 (11.90%) Spring
8 4 (9.52%) Drools
8 4 (9.52%) jBPM
8 4 (9.52%) Node.js
8 4 (9.52%) RichFaces
8 4 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) iPad
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) 3D Printing
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) W3C
2 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) VMS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) Scrum
3 27 (64.29%) TDD
4 23 (54.76%) BDD
5 14 (33.33%) Open Source Development
6 11 (26.19%) DevOps
7 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
7 10 (23.81%) Microservices
7 10 (23.81%) Migration
8 9 (21.43%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) SOA
10 4 (9.52%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.76%) High Availability
12 2 (4.76%) ITIL
12 2 (4.76%) MVC
12 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) Java
2 31 (73.81%) Python
3 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) Groovy
6 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Ansible
2 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) ESRI
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) WSO2
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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