Period
to 12 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Development Operations Linux/Unix
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 117 132
Rank change year-on-year +52 +15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 1 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.044% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.046% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £410 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.70% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £395 £563 £331
90th Percentile £425 £588 £651
Scotland median daily rate £410 £403 £525
% change year-on-year +1.86% -23.33% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 717 2,174 2,825
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.52% 94.81% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 1,156 1,559
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £209 £263 £259
90th Percentile £600 £588 £557
Scotland median daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 33 43
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.34% -10.65%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.17 £10.31
90th Percentile £41.10 £40.95 £38.60
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £16.76
% change year-on-year +7.69% +16.35% -32.96%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Edinburgh

Linux/Unix DevOps
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Edinburgh

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, Linux/Unix DevOps contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) CMake
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CMake
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform