The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 68 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 14 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.06% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.83% 4.96% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£388 £294 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.91% -39.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £256 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £315 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +6.25%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
290 262 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.01% 21.46% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 64
Average daily rate £375 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 Miscellaneous 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) Maven
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
3 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) Ant
5 7 (21.88%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) JSON
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 7 (21.88%) RESTful
6 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (18.75%) Android
6 6 (18.75%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
6 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 6 (18.75%) Web Development
6 6 (18.75%) Selenium
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) UNIX
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 5 (15.63%) Apache
7 5 (15.63%) PHP

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (15.63%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) Drupal
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Maven
2 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Ant
4 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 6 (18.75%) Selenium
5 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 5 (15.63%) FitNesse
6 5 (15.63%) Gradle
7 4 (12.50%) Calabash
8 3 (9.38%) Appium
8 3 (9.38%) Hudson
8 3 (9.38%) JMeter
8 3 (9.38%) Xcode
9 2 (6.25%) JUnit
9 2 (6.25%) Grunt
9 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (3.13%) HttpUnit
10 1 (3.13%) JIRA
10 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
1 7 (21.88%) JSON
1 7 (21.88%) RESTful
2 6 (18.75%) REST
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
4 4 (12.50%) JPA
4 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 2 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.25%) XSLT
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
6 2 (6.25%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Informatics
2 2 (6.25%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
1 6 (18.75%) Android
1 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) TDD
2 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) Web Development
5 6 (18.75%) User Stories
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Android Development
7 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) XPath
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) HubSpot
2 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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