Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 90 114
Rank change year-on-year +18 +24 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 69 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.33% 1.18% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +4.35% +1.47%
10th Percentile £388 £388 £294
90th Percentile £650 £619 £493
Scotland median daily rate £500 £425 £431
% change year-on-year +17.65% -1.45% -34.91%
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 2523 1636 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.27% 83.94% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1468 965 1355
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +5.41% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +4.63%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.03 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -

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 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Delivery 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 Continuous Delivery.

1 39 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 36 (52.17%) Ansible
2 36 (52.17%) DevOps
3 35 (50.72%) Puppet
4 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (43.48%) Linux
6 27 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (36.23%) Windows
7 25 (36.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
8 24 (34.78%) Finance
9 23 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
11 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
12 20 (28.99%) Ruby
12 20 (28.99%) Validation
12 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
13 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
13 19 (27.54%) VMware
13 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (24.64%) Java
15 17 (24.64%) vSphere
16 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
16 16 (23.19%) AngularJS
17 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
17 15 (21.74%) HTML
17 15 (21.74%) Oracle

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 2 (2.90%) Apache
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.80%) PaaS
4 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.45%) IaaS
6 1 (1.45%) npm
6 1 (1.45%) Route 53
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) SAN
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.45%) Skype
4 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MySQL
2 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 21 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (21.74%) Selenium
4 14 (20.29%) JUnit
5 13 (18.84%) Maven
6 12 (17.39%) TeamCity
7 8 (11.59%) Artifactory
8 7 (10.14%) JIRA
9 6 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (8.70%) Bitbucket
9 6 (8.70%) Subversion
10 4 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.90%) Appium
12 2 (2.90%) Gatling
12 2 (2.90%) GitLab
12 2 (2.90%) IBM UrbanCode
12 2 (2.90%) Protractor
12 2 (2.90%) TestNG
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Developer
3 14 (20.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Digital Director
6 3 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (2.90%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) AngularJS
2 15 (21.74%) HTML
3 14 (20.29%) CSS
4 13 (18.84%) jQuery
5 11 (15.94%) Web Services
6 7 (10.14%) SOAP
7 6 (8.70%) REST
8 3 (4.35%) JSON
8 3 (4.35%) RESTful
8 3 (4.35%) XML
9 2 (2.90%) HTML5
9 2 (2.90%) Node.js
9 2 (2.90%) RequireJS
9 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.45%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.45%) CSS3
10 1 (1.45%) Java EE
10 1 (1.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) User Experience
2 13 (18.84%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 25 (36.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 25 (36.23%) Windows
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server
4 19 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (52.17%) DevOps
3 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 20 (28.99%) Validation
6 19 (27.54%) Configuration Management
7 15 (21.74%) Open Source
7 15 (21.74%) TDD
8 13 (18.84%) Analytics
8 13 (18.84%) Coaching
8 13 (18.84%) Web Analytics
9 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.70%) UX Design
12 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (7.25%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 20 (28.99%) Ruby
3 17 (24.64%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.14%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Perl
8 2 (2.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) vSphere
3 6 (8.70%) Docker
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (52.17%) Ansible
2 35 (50.72%) Puppet
3 27 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.80%) Packer
5 3 (4.35%) Salt
6 2 (2.90%) Nagios
6 2 (2.90%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.90%) SELinux
7 1 (1.45%) SCCM
7 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) VMware
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Black Duck
3 2 (2.90%) Citrix
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.90%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) EMC
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow