Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Continuous Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Delivery over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continuous Delivery
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 89 106
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 72 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.42% 1.64% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.93% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -1.45%
10th Percentile £350 £390 £315
90th Percentile £625 £735 £525
Scotland median daily rate £475 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% -6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Continuous Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,636 2,381 1,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.63% 84.88% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,388 1,138
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £553 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £44.01 £39.20 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £28.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -4.02% +40.00%

Continuous Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Continuous Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh

Continuous Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Continuous Delivery.

1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (44.44%) Ansible
4 30 (41.67%) DevOps
5 29 (40.28%) Java
6 26 (36.11%) Linux
7 24 (33.33%) Docker
7 24 (33.33%) Puppet
8 23 (31.94%) Kubernetes
8 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (26.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (26.39%) Test Automation
9 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
10 18 (25.00%) Banking
10 18 (25.00%) Python
11 17 (23.61%) Microservices
12 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 16 (22.22%) Kanban
13 14 (19.44%) Unix
13 14 (19.44%) Windows
13 14 (19.44%) Scrum
13 14 (19.44%) Artifactory
14 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (18.06%) OpenShift
14 13 (18.06%) Finance
14 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
14 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (18.06%) TeamCity
15 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (16.67%) Microsoft

Continuous Delivery
Co-occurring 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 9 (12.50%) IIS
2 8 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 3 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.06%) OpenShift
3 12 (16.67%) IaaS
4 11 (15.28%) PaaS
5 8 (11.11%) SaaS
6 6 (8.33%) Datadog
7 3 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.39%) Office 365
9 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) DSL
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
2 16 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (19.44%) Artifactory
4 13 (18.06%) TeamCity
5 12 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 10 (13.89%) IBM UrbanCode
6 10 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
7 7 (9.72%) Selenium
8 6 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (8.33%) Protractor
9 5 (6.94%) JIRA
10 4 (5.56%) Appium
10 4 (5.56%) Gatling
10 4 (5.56%) JUnit
10 4 (5.56%) TestNG
10 4 (5.56%) Zephyr
11 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.78%) GitLab
General
1 18 (25.00%) Banking
2 13 (18.06%) Finance
3 8 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) Platform Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Automation Tester
5 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Scrum Master
8 2 (2.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) REST
3 6 (8.33%) LDAP
4 4 (5.56%) Kafka
4 4 (5.56%) Node.js
5 3 (4.17%) Spring
5 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.17%) Spring Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 2 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (1.39%) RESTful
7 1 (1.39%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (19.44%) Unix
3 14 (19.44%) Windows
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.72%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 2 (2.78%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (41.67%) DevOps
4 19 (26.39%) Test Automation
5 17 (23.61%) Microservices
6 16 (22.22%) Kanban
7 14 (19.44%) Scrum
8 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.50%) Analytics
10 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (11.11%) Coaching
11 8 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Change Control
12 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
12 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (6.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) Python
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.28%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.94%) Go
6 4 (5.56%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Java 8
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (1.39%) CISA
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) CISM
2 1 (1.39%) CISSP
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) iptables
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (44.44%) Ansible
2 24 (33.33%) Puppet
3 23 (31.94%) Kubernetes
4 13 (18.06%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.72%) Terraform
6 6 (8.33%) Nagios
7 5 (6.94%) SELinux
8 3 (4.17%) Rancher
9 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
9 2 (2.78%) Nessus
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (2.78%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.78%) Salt
9 2 (2.78%) Xymon
10 1 (1.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
3 6 (8.33%) New Relic
3 6 (8.33%) Splunk
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Google
5 4 (5.56%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.78%) Qualys
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow