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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 45 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Open Source 53 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 1.50% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 1.87% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 12
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -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
1252 1175 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.67% 79.93% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 676 546
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 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 1 May 2016, 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 58 (58.59%) Java
2 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 45 (45.45%) GIS
4 45 (45.45%) Web Services
5 40 (40.40%) Python
6 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 36 (36.36%) GeoServer
8 35 (35.35%) PostGIS
9 32 (32.32%) OpenLayers
10 29 (29.29%) REST
11 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
12 26 (26.26%) ESRI
13 25 (25.25%) Leaflet
14 24 (24.24%) SDLC
14 24 (24.24%) Maven
14 24 (24.24%) JIRA
15 21 (21.21%) QA
16 20 (20.20%) jQuery
17 19 (19.19%) Selenium
17 19 (19.19%) .NET
18 18 (18.18%) Gradle
18 18 (18.18%) Cucumber
18 18 (18.18%) JBehave
19 17 (17.17%) Microservices
19 17 (17.17%) ArcGIS
20 16 (16.16%) Web Development
20 16 (16.16%) User Experience
20 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (14.14%) RESTful

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 36 (36.36%) GeoServer
2 17 (17.17%) ArcGIS
3 8 (8.08%) JBoss
4 6 (6.06%) Node.js
4 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) nginx
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) SAS
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (45.45%) GIS
2 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.04%) QGIS
6 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) JIRA
1 24 (24.24%) Maven
2 19 (19.19%) Selenium
3 18 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 18 (18.18%) Gradle
3 18 (18.18%) JBehave
4 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.06%) Subversion
5 4 (4.04%) Ant
5 4 (4.04%) GitLab
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.01%) JMeter
7 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Developer
2 37 (37.37%) GIS Developer
3 18 (18.18%) Architect
4 12 (12.12%) Angular Developer
5 10 (10.10%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.06%) DBA
8 6 (6.06%) Open Source Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Head of IT
9 4 (4.04%) IT Architect
9 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Consultant
10 3 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.03%) GIS Architect
11 2 (2.02%) Hardware Architect
11 2 (2.02%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 45 (45.45%) Web Services
3 35 (35.35%) PostGIS
4 32 (32.32%) OpenLayers
5 29 (29.29%) REST
6 25 (25.25%) Leaflet
7 20 (20.20%) jQuery
8 19 (19.19%) .NET
9 14 (14.14%) Dojo
9 14 (14.14%) RESTful
10 12 (12.12%) HTML
10 12 (12.12%) Spring
11 11 (11.11%) XML
12 10 (10.10%) SOAP
12 10 (10.10%) Spring Boot
13 9 (9.09%) Java EE
13 9 (9.09%) JSON
14 6 (6.06%) CSS
14 6 (6.06%) Middleware
14 6 (6.06%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) User Experience
2 13 (13.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) SDLC
3 17 (17.17%) Microservices
4 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.16%) Web Development
5 14 (14.14%) Data Analysis
5 14 (14.14%) Project Management
6 13 (13.13%) BDD
6 13 (13.13%) ITIL
6 13 (13.13%) Scrum
7 12 (12.12%) DevOps
7 12 (12.12%) TDD
8 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.10%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.09%) API Design
9 9 (9.09%) System Testing
10 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (8.08%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (8.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 58 (58.59%) Java
2 40 (40.40%) Python
3 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.05%) SQL
5 4 (4.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.02%) PHP
6 2 (2.02%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) QA
2 10 (10.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Ceph
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (26.26%) ESRI
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) VMware
5 2 (2.02%) webMethods
6 1 (1.01%) EMC
6 1 (1.01%) NetApp
6 1 (1.01%) Veeam
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