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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 54 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 22 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.40% 1.52% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.85% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £415
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 £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
735 1242 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.24% 81.87% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 616 617
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (90.48%) Java
3 73 (86.90%) Scrum
4 66 (78.57%) Maven
5 58 (69.05%) TDD
6 53 (63.10%) Python
7 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
8 47 (55.95%) OpenLayers
9 46 (54.76%) GeoServer
9 46 (54.76%) PostGIS
10 45 (53.57%) Leaflet
10 45 (53.57%) ESRI
10 45 (53.57%) JIRA
11 43 (51.19%) Web Services
12 42 (50.00%) JBehave
12 42 (50.00%) Cucumber
12 42 (50.00%) Gradle
13 37 (44.05%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (41.67%) AngularJS
15 34 (40.48%) BDD
16 29 (34.52%) Open Source Development
17 26 (30.95%) JBoss
18 25 (29.76%) HTML
18 25 (29.76%) GIS
18 25 (29.76%) SOA
18 25 (29.76%) Java EE
18 25 (29.76%) Hibernate
19 24 (28.57%) JSF
19 24 (28.57%) Subversion
19 24 (28.57%) XML

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 46 (54.76%) GeoServer
2 26 (30.95%) JBoss
3 13 (15.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.57%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Liferay
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) IaaS
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) GIS
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.14%) Spatial Data
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 66 (78.57%) Maven
2 45 (53.57%) JIRA
3 42 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 42 (50.00%) Gradle
3 42 (50.00%) JBehave
4 24 (28.57%) Subversion
5 23 (27.38%) Eclipse
6 20 (23.81%) Selenium
7 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 11 (13.10%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.57%) GitLab
10 1 (1.19%) Ant
10 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.19%) git-flow
10 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.19%) Electronics
1 1 (1.19%) Finance
1 1 (1.19%) Legal
1 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (89.29%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.24%) GIS Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Open Source Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Integration Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Digital Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.57%) GIS Web Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Python Web Developer
10 1 (1.19%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.19%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) OpenLayers
2 46 (54.76%) PostGIS
3 45 (53.57%) Leaflet
4 43 (51.19%) Web Services
5 35 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 25 (29.76%) Hibernate
6 25 (29.76%) HTML
6 25 (29.76%) Java EE
7 24 (28.57%) JSF
7 24 (28.57%) XML
8 23 (27.38%) Drools
8 23 (27.38%) jBPM
8 23 (27.38%) JPA
8 23 (27.38%) RichFaces
8 23 (27.38%) SOAP
9 22 (26.19%) REST
9 22 (26.19%) XSLT
10 13 (15.48%) JMS
10 13 (15.48%) XSD
11 7 (8.33%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) User Experience
2 1 (1.19%) 3D Printing
2 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (86.90%) Scrum
3 58 (69.05%) TDD
4 37 (44.05%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (40.48%) BDD
6 29 (34.52%) Open Source Development
7 25 (29.76%) SOA
8 21 (25.00%) SDLC
9 18 (21.43%) Coaching
9 18 (21.43%) Mentoring
10 11 (13.10%) Migration
10 11 (13.10%) Web Development
11 10 (11.90%) Data Migration
12 8 (9.52%) DevOps
12 8 (9.52%) Microservices
13 3 (3.57%) Kanban
13 3 (3.57%) Software Deployment
14 2 (2.38%) Agile Project Management
14 2 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 2 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (90.48%) Java
2 53 (63.10%) Python
3 49 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.90%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) C#
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) WCAG
2 7 (8.33%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Fluentd
2 2 (2.38%) Graylog
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (53.57%) ESRI
2 14 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 13 (15.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) webMethods
5 1 (1.19%) WSO2
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