Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 89 115
Rank change year-on-year +4 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Delivery 54 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.80% 1.02% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 1.21% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £463 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +17.46% +8.62%
10th Percentile £363 £404 £315
90th Percentile £700 £743 £580
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year - +7.59% +8.97%
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 2,609 1,894 2,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.20% 83.92% 85.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,496 1,149 1,331
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +12.24% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.37 £10.87
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £46.53
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Delivery in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (50.00%) DevOps
4 21 (38.89%) Banking
4 21 (38.89%) Java
5 18 (33.33%) Linux
5 18 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 17 (31.48%) Ansible
7 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
7 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 14 (25.93%) Docker
9 13 (24.07%) Kubernetes
9 13 (24.07%) Puppet
9 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (22.22%) IaaS
10 12 (22.22%) Microservices
11 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
11 11 (20.37%) Coaching
11 11 (20.37%) Finance
12 10 (18.52%) Python
12 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
12 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.52%) Selenium
12 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (16.67%) Analytics
13 9 (16.67%) Artifactory
13 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket

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 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (22.22%) IaaS
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.67%) PaaS
4 6 (11.11%) OpenShift
5 4 (7.41%) SaaS
6 3 (5.56%) Datadog
6 3 (5.56%) Heroku
7 2 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.85%) Office 365
8 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon Athena
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.52%) Selenium
3 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
4 9 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.96%) IBM UrbanCode
5 7 (12.96%) JIRA
5 7 (12.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.26%) Maven
7 4 (7.41%) JUnit
8 3 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.56%) CF BOSH
8 3 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.56%) Protractor
8 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.56%) Subversion
9 2 (3.70%) Metasploit
9 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (38.89%) Banking
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
6 3 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 4 (7.41%) Kafka
2 4 (7.41%) Node.js
2 4 (7.41%) SOAP
3 3 (5.56%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) Spring
3 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
3 3 (5.56%) Spring Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.85%) Java EE
5 1 (1.85%) JDBC
5 1 (1.85%) JSP
5 1 (1.85%) RESTful
5 1 (1.85%) Vert.x
5 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.85%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) Unix
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.70%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (50.00%) DevOps
4 18 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Microservices
6 11 (20.37%) Coaching
6 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
7 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.67%) Analytics
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.96%) Kanban
9 7 (12.96%) People Management
9 7 (12.96%) Release Management
9 7 (12.96%) Test Management
10 6 (11.11%) BDD
11 5 (9.26%) Change Control
11 5 (9.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) Go
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) Java 8
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 3 (5.56%) CISA
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.56%) CISM
1 3 (5.56%) CISSP
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) GCP
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) iptables
4 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Ansible
2 13 (24.07%) Kubernetes
2 13 (24.07%) Puppet
3 6 (11.11%) Terraform
4 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.56%) Nagios
5 3 (5.56%) Salt
6 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.70%) Nessus
6 2 (3.70%) Rancher
6 2 (3.70%) SELinux
7 1 (1.85%) Mesos
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) New Relic
4 3 (5.56%) Splunk
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Qualys
6 1 (1.85%) Brocade
6 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.85%) Pega
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow