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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 78 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.59% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.74% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£300 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.11% +13.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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
1347 941 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.63% 78.68% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 515 391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
4 10 (33.33%) BDD
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) Android
5 9 (30.00%) Maven
5 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 8 (26.67%) Gradle
6 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (26.67%) RESTful
6 8 (26.67%) UNIX
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 7 (23.33%) Selenium
7 7 (23.33%) Hudson
8 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (20.00%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Drupal
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) WildFly
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Maven
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Gradle
2 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 7 (23.33%) Hudson
3 7 (23.33%) JIRA
3 7 (23.33%) Selenium
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.00%) Ant
5 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (10.00%) JMeter
7 3 (10.00%) Xcode
7 3 (10.00%) Calabash
7 3 (10.00%) Appium
8 2 (6.67%) JBehave
9 1 (3.33%) Subversion
9 1 (3.33%) HttpUnit
9 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) RESTful
4 7 (23.33%) CSS
5 6 (20.00%) JSON
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) REST
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) jQuery
8 3 (10.00%) JSP
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3
9 2 (6.67%) Leaflet
9 2 (6.67%) PostGIS
9 2 (6.67%) J2EE
10 1 (3.33%) Servlets
10 1 (3.33%) LAMP
10 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) GIS
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Android
1 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
4 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Release Management
8 5 (16.67%) Web Development
8 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
1 5 (16.67%) Veeam
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) ESRI
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) Alterian
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago