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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 33 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 72 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.30% 0.98% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.39% 1.20% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 20
Median daily rate £425 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £237 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £420 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.97 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -40.14%
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
1126 1168 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.86% 81.45% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 605 611
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 17
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 96 (77.42%) Java
2 87 (70.16%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (58.06%) Python
4 69 (55.65%) Web Services
5 64 (51.61%) GIS
6 63 (50.81%) JavaScript
7 61 (49.19%) Maven
7 61 (49.19%) PostGIS
8 60 (48.39%) GeoServer
9 59 (47.58%) OpenLayers
10 56 (45.16%) Leaflet
10 56 (45.16%) Scrum
11 55 (44.35%) ESRI
12 54 (43.55%) JIRA
13 53 (42.74%) AngularJS
14 52 (41.94%) REST
15 47 (37.90%) Cucumber
15 47 (37.90%) JBehave
15 47 (37.90%) Gradle
16 43 (34.68%) Selenium
17 40 (32.26%) SDLC
18 38 (30.65%) TDD
19 35 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (28.23%) User Experience
20 31 (25.00%) NoSQL
21 27 (21.77%) Jenkins
22 26 (20.97%) QA
23 25 (20.16%) BDD
24 23 (18.55%) WCAG
25 22 (17.74%) Web Development

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 60 (48.39%) GeoServer
2 20 (16.13%) JBoss
3 13 (10.48%) ArcGIS
4 10 (8.06%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.84%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (51.61%) GIS
2 31 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (13.71%) Spatial Data
4 6 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.61%) QGIS
7 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (49.19%) Maven
2 54 (43.55%) JIRA
3 47 (37.90%) Cucumber
3 47 (37.90%) Gradle
3 47 (37.90%) JBehave
4 43 (34.68%) Selenium
5 27 (21.77%) Jenkins
6 21 (16.94%) Artifactory
7 14 (11.29%) Subversion
8 10 (8.06%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.23%) Ant
10 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.61%) GitLab
11 1 (0.81%) JMeter
11 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (3.23%) Banking
1 4 (3.23%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (70.16%) Developer
2 56 (45.16%) GIS Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.10%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.29%) Architect
5 14 (11.29%) Open Source Developer
6 12 (9.68%) GIS Web Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Angular Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.84%) DBA
9 5 (4.03%) Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Head of IT
10 4 (3.23%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (1.61%) IT Architect
12 2 (1.61%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (55.65%) Web Services
2 61 (49.19%) PostGIS
3 59 (47.58%) OpenLayers
4 56 (45.16%) Leaflet
5 53 (42.74%) AngularJS
6 52 (41.94%) REST
7 21 (16.94%) Java EE
8 16 (12.90%) Hibernate
8 16 (12.90%) Spring
9 14 (11.29%) HTML
10 13 (10.48%) .NET
10 13 (10.48%) SOAP
10 13 (10.48%) XML
11 10 (8.06%) Drools
11 10 (8.06%) jBPM
11 10 (8.06%) JPA
11 10 (8.06%) jQuery
11 10 (8.06%) JSF
11 10 (8.06%) Middleware
11 10 (8.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.23%) User Experience
2 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.16%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (45.16%) Scrum
3 40 (32.26%) SDLC
4 38 (30.65%) TDD
5 35 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.16%) BDD
7 22 (17.74%) Web Development
8 21 (16.94%) Microservices
9 17 (13.71%) SOA
10 16 (12.90%) DevOps
11 12 (9.68%) ITIL
11 12 (9.68%) Open Source Development
12 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
13 8 (6.45%) Project Management
14 7 (5.65%) Coaching
14 7 (5.65%) Mentoring
14 7 (5.65%) Service Delivery
15 6 (4.84%) OO
15 6 (4.84%) OOD
15 6 (4.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 96 (77.42%) Java
2 72 (58.06%) Python
3 63 (50.81%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.84%) SQL
5 4 (3.23%) Perl
6 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.97%) QA
2 23 (18.55%) WCAG
3 5 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (16.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (44.35%) ESRI
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
3 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.26%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.84%) webMethods
6 5 (4.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.61%) Cognizant
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