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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 36 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 47 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.47% 1.06% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 1.29% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 7
Median daily rate £340 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +40.00%
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 £26.00 £32.10 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -54.78%
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
849 1394 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.78% 82.44% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 745 538
Median daily rate £388 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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.

1 101 (87.07%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (86.21%) Java
3 84 (72.41%) Scrum
4 81 (69.83%) Maven
5 71 (61.21%) Python
6 70 (60.34%) Web Services
7 67 (57.76%) JavaScript
8 65 (56.03%) PostGIS
8 65 (56.03%) GeoServer
8 65 (56.03%) OpenLayers
9 64 (55.17%) Leaflet
9 64 (55.17%) ESRI
10 63 (54.31%) TDD
11 55 (47.41%) JIRA
12 54 (46.55%) JBehave
12 54 (46.55%) Gradle
12 54 (46.55%) Cucumber
13 50 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (43.10%) GIS
14 47 (40.52%) REST
15 42 (36.21%) SDLC
16 40 (34.48%) AngularJS
17 38 (32.76%) Selenium
18 34 (29.31%) BDD
18 34 (29.31%) JBoss
19 33 (28.45%) Java EE
19 33 (28.45%) Hibernate
20 31 (26.72%) User Experience
21 28 (24.14%) Open Source Development
21 28 (24.14%) WCAG

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 65 (56.03%) GeoServer
2 34 (29.31%) JBoss
3 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.59%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) IaaS
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.10%) GIS
2 19 (16.38%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.93%) Spatial Data
4 13 (11.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 81 (69.83%) Maven
2 55 (47.41%) JIRA
3 54 (46.55%) Cucumber
3 54 (46.55%) Gradle
3 54 (46.55%) JBehave
4 38 (32.76%) Selenium
5 27 (23.28%) Subversion
6 26 (22.41%) Eclipse
7 25 (21.55%) Jenkins
8 23 (19.83%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.59%) GitLab
10 1 (0.86%) Ant
General
1 1 (0.86%) Electronics
1 1 (0.86%) Finance
1 1 (0.86%) Legal
1 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (84.48%) Developer
2 45 (38.79%) GIS Developer
3 33 (28.45%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Web Developer
5 12 (10.34%) GIS Web Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Integration Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Consultant
8 4 (3.45%) Digital Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Head of IT
8 4 (3.45%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.72%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (1.72%) Python Developer
10 2 (1.72%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (60.34%) Web Services
2 65 (56.03%) OpenLayers
2 65 (56.03%) PostGIS
3 64 (55.17%) Leaflet
4 47 (40.52%) REST
5 40 (34.48%) AngularJS
6 33 (28.45%) Hibernate
6 33 (28.45%) Java EE
7 27 (23.28%) HTML
7 27 (23.28%) JSF
7 27 (23.28%) XML
8 26 (22.41%) Drools
8 26 (22.41%) jBPM
8 26 (22.41%) JPA
8 26 (22.41%) RichFaces
8 26 (22.41%) SOAP
9 25 (21.55%) XSLT
10 13 (11.21%) JMS
10 13 (11.21%) XSD
11 8 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.72%) User Experience
2 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.86%) 3D Printing
3 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (87.07%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (72.41%) Scrum
3 63 (54.31%) TDD
4 50 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (36.21%) SDLC
6 34 (29.31%) BDD
7 28 (24.14%) Open Source Development
7 28 (24.14%) SOA
8 19 (16.38%) Coaching
8 19 (16.38%) Mentoring
8 19 (16.38%) Web Development
9 13 (11.21%) Microservices
10 12 (10.34%) DevOps
11 6 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (5.17%) ITIL
11 6 (5.17%) OO
11 6 (5.17%) OOD
11 6 (5.17%) Project Management
12 4 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 100 (86.21%) Java
2 71 (61.21%) Python
3 67 (57.76%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.76%) SQL
5 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.59%) Perl
7 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) WCAG
2 16 (13.79%) QA
3 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (19.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.72%) Fluentd
2 2 (1.72%) Graylog
Vendors
1 64 (55.17%) ESRI
2 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
3 13 (11.21%) Oracle
4 6 (5.17%) webMethods
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.72%) Splunk
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