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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 31 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 73 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.70% 0.57% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 0.70% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 12
Median daily rate £360 £294 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.55% -29.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £153 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £444 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
1067 1287 992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.36% 81.82% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 661 576
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 98 (78.40%) Java
2 92 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (59.20%) Python
4 69 (55.20%) Scrum
5 68 (54.40%) Maven
6 67 (53.60%) Web Services
7 64 (51.20%) JavaScript
8 62 (49.60%) PostGIS
9 61 (48.80%) GeoServer
10 60 (48.00%) GIS
11 59 (47.20%) ESRI
11 59 (47.20%) OpenLayers
12 58 (46.40%) Leaflet
13 54 (43.20%) JIRA
14 51 (40.80%) REST
15 49 (39.20%) JBehave
15 49 (39.20%) Cucumber
15 49 (39.20%) Gradle
16 46 (36.80%) TDD
17 45 (36.00%) AngularJS
18 42 (33.60%) Selenium
19 41 (32.80%) SDLC
20 38 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
21 35 (28.00%) User Experience
22 30 (24.00%) Jenkins
23 28 (22.40%) BDD
24 27 (21.60%) WCAG
25 26 (20.80%) Java EE
26 25 (20.00%) JBoss
26 25 (20.00%) NoSQL

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 61 (48.80%) GeoServer
2 25 (20.00%) JBoss
3 10 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.40%) ArcGIS
5 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.80%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (4.80%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) IaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.00%) GIS
2 25 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 18 (14.40%) Spatial Data
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.40%) QGIS
6 3 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (54.40%) Maven
2 54 (43.20%) JIRA
3 49 (39.20%) Cucumber
3 49 (39.20%) Gradle
3 49 (39.20%) JBehave
4 42 (33.60%) Selenium
5 30 (24.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (18.40%) Artifactory
7 19 (15.20%) Subversion
8 15 (12.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.20%) Ant
9 4 (3.20%) GitLab
10 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.80%) JMeter
11 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (3.20%) Banking
1 4 (3.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (72.00%) Developer
2 54 (43.20%) GIS Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Open Source Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.60%) GIS Web Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Architect
7 6 (4.80%) DBA
8 5 (4.00%) Angular Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) Head of IT
8 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.40%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (53.60%) Web Services
2 62 (49.60%) PostGIS
3 59 (47.20%) OpenLayers
4 58 (46.40%) Leaflet
5 51 (40.80%) REST
6 45 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 26 (20.80%) Java EE
8 21 (16.80%) Hibernate
9 16 (12.80%) HTML
9 16 (12.80%) SOAP
9 16 (12.80%) XML
10 15 (12.00%) Drools
10 15 (12.00%) jBPM
10 15 (12.00%) JPA
10 15 (12.00%) JSF
11 14 (11.20%) RichFaces
11 14 (11.20%) XSLT
12 13 (10.40%) Spring
13 10 (8.00%) Middleware
14 9 (7.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.00%) User Experience
2 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Linux
2 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (55.20%) Scrum
3 46 (36.80%) TDD
4 41 (32.80%) SDLC
5 38 (30.40%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (22.40%) BDD
7 21 (16.80%) SOA
8 19 (15.20%) Microservices
8 19 (15.20%) Web Development
9 17 (13.60%) Open Source Development
10 16 (12.80%) DevOps
11 13 (10.40%) ITIL
12 12 (9.60%) Coaching
12 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.80%) Agile Project Management
13 6 (4.80%) OO
13 6 (4.80%) OOD
13 6 (4.80%) Project Management
14 5 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 98 (78.40%) Java
2 74 (59.20%) Python
3 64 (51.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.20%) SQL
5 5 (4.00%) Perl
5 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.60%) WCAG
2 22 (17.60%) QA
3 4 (3.20%) COBIT
3 4 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (18.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.80%) Fluentd
2 1 (0.80%) Graylog
Vendors
1 59 (47.20%) ESRI
2 15 (12.00%) Oracle
3 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.80%) webMethods
6 5 (4.00%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.80%) Splunk