Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 117 95
Rank change year-on-year +32 -22 -
Contract jobs citing GitHub 25 20 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 0.70% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.94% 3.75% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £538 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £385 £206
90th Percentile £630 £575 £600
Scotland median daily rate £538 £440 £438
% change year-on-year +22.16% +0.57% +26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.75 - -

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 421 534 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.78% 18.78% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 274 196
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £275
90th Percentile £628 £700 £600
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £16.90 £14.80 £21.63
90th Percentile £25.20 £98.00 £33.88
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £31.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -42.26% +30.53% +39.71%

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 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GitHub in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (64.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (40.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) HTTP
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
7 8 (32.00%) Content Management
7 8 (32.00%) CMS
7 8 (32.00%) REST
7 8 (32.00%) JIRA
7 8 (32.00%) DevOps
7 8 (32.00%) User Experience
8 7 (28.00%) Sonata
8 7 (28.00%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (28.00%) Wealth Management
8 7 (28.00%) Azure
8 7 (28.00%) SaaS
8 7 (28.00%) PaaS
8 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (28.00%) Confluence
8 7 (28.00%) Atlassian
8 7 (28.00%) Node.js
8 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (28.00%) Kubernetes

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 8 (32.00%) CMS
2 7 (28.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Azure
1 7 (28.00%) IBM Cloud
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
1 7 (28.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (32.00%) JIRA
4 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (24.00%) GitLab
6 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (20.00%) Mockito
7 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.00%) Gradle
7 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
7 1 (4.00%) Postman
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Release Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) Node.js
3 5 (20.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) JMX
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) Kafka
6 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (4.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Chromecast
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Content Management
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (28.00%) Wealth Management
5 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.00%) Conversational UI
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Fintech
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Java 8
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (24.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) NetApp
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) FNZ
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat