Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for GitHub skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GitHub over the 6 months to 12 November 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.

GitHub
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 85 129
Rank change year-on-year -33 +44 +5
Contract jobs citing GitHub 19 48 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 1.68% 0.046%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.78% 14.81% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +50.00%
10th Percentile £394 £206 £369
90th Percentile £556 £600 £456
Scotland median daily rate £440 £413 £345
% change year-on-year +6.67% +19.57% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

GitHub is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 502 324 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.20% 11.31% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 183 72
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £418 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.70% +13.12%
10th Percentile £319 £250 £243
90th Percentile £688 £600 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.38% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.88 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +10.56% +42.86% +31.25%

GitHub
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for GitHub in Edinburgh

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GitHub in Edinburgh

GitHub
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GitHub in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GitHub 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 GitHub.

1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) GitLab
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Node.js
6 5 (26.32%) Ansible
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) Mockito
7 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
7 4 (21.05%) Puppet
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
7 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) JMX
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) Spring

GitHub
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 3 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) 3ds Max
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) Maya
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.79%) Heroku
3 3 (15.79%) npm
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.26%) Route 53
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.53%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) GitLab
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Mockito
4 3 (15.79%) Ant
4 3 (15.79%) Gerrit
4 3 (15.79%) Maven
4 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
4 3 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
5 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) React Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) JSON
1 5 (26.32%) Node.js
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) JMX
2 4 (21.05%) RESTful
2 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.26%) DHTML
4 1 (5.26%) Flash
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) OAuth
4 1 (5.26%) SAML
4 1 (5.26%) Swagger
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Microservices
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) Java 8
5 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) Groovy
5 3 (15.79%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
2 5 (26.32%) Ansible
3 4 (21.05%) Puppet
4 3 (15.79%) Consul
4 3 (15.79%) Mesos
5 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk