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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 50 46 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.92% 3.13% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.82% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Median daily rate £425 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £366 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £468 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
682 1152 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.97% 81.93% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 600 564
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 52 (88.14%) Java
2 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (77.97%) Scrum
3 46 (77.97%) Maven
4 42 (71.19%) TDD
5 37 (62.71%) Python
6 29 (49.15%) AngularJS
6 29 (49.15%) Gradle
7 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
7 28 (47.46%) JIRA
7 28 (47.46%) BDD
8 27 (45.76%) Web Services
8 27 (45.76%) OpenLayers
9 25 (42.37%) Open Source Development
9 25 (42.37%) GeoServer
9 25 (42.37%) Leaflet
9 25 (42.37%) PostGIS
9 25 (42.37%) ESRI
9 25 (42.37%) Cucumber
10 24 (40.68%) JBehave
11 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (30.51%) Subversion
12 18 (30.51%) HTML
13 17 (28.81%) XML
13 17 (28.81%) JBoss
13 17 (28.81%) Hibernate
13 17 (28.81%) Java EE
13 17 (28.81%) Degree
14 16 (27.12%) JSF
14 16 (27.12%) RichFaces

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 25 (42.37%) GeoServer
2 17 (28.81%) JBoss
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (5.08%) nginx
4 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.39%) Apache
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Confluence
6 1 (1.69%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) PaaS
3 4 (6.78%) IaaS
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.25%) GIS
3 9 (15.25%) Spatial Data
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (77.97%) Maven
2 29 (49.15%) Gradle
3 28 (47.46%) JIRA
4 25 (42.37%) Cucumber
5 24 (40.68%) JBehave
6 18 (30.51%) Subversion
7 15 (25.42%) Eclipse
8 9 (15.25%) Jenkins
8 9 (15.25%) Selenium
9 4 (6.78%) gulp
10 3 (5.08%) CircleCI
10 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
10 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
11 2 (3.39%) Ant
12 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.69%) GoCD
12 1 (1.69%) JMeter
12 1 (1.69%) JUnit
12 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
2 1 (1.69%) Legal
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Angular Developer
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Integration Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.39%) GIS Developer
6 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Digital Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) AngularJS
2 27 (45.76%) OpenLayers
2 27 (45.76%) Web Services
3 25 (42.37%) Leaflet
3 25 (42.37%) PostGIS
4 18 (30.51%) HTML
5 17 (28.81%) Hibernate
5 17 (28.81%) Java EE
5 17 (28.81%) XML
6 16 (27.12%) JPA
6 16 (27.12%) JSF
6 16 (27.12%) RichFaces
6 16 (27.12%) SOAP
7 15 (25.42%) Drools
7 15 (25.42%) jBPM
7 15 (25.42%) XSLT
8 10 (16.95%) JMS
8 10 (16.95%) XSD
9 9 (15.25%) REST
10 6 (10.17%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.69%) 3D Printing
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) VMS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (77.97%) Scrum
3 42 (71.19%) TDD
4 28 (47.46%) BDD
5 25 (42.37%) Open Source Development
6 22 (37.29%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (27.12%) SOA
8 15 (25.42%) SDLC
9 11 (18.64%) Coaching
9 11 (18.64%) DevOps
9 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.64%) Microservices
10 10 (16.95%) Data Migration
10 10 (16.95%) Migration
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.08%) Kanban
11 3 (5.08%) Web Development
12 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.69%) ITIL
13 1 (1.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) Java
2 37 (62.71%) Python
3 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) Groovy
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
7 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.69%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) Puppet
3 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Fluentd
4 1 (1.69%) Graylog
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) ESRI
2 12 (20.34%) Red Hat
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Splunk
6 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) WSO2