Period
to 24 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Linux/Unix DevOps was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 129 138
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Linux/Unix DevOps 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.053% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £468 £384
90th Percentile £425 £533 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,792 2,464 2,818
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.92% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1,299 1,675
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £227 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £390
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £17.21 £11.38 £10.69
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.14 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.88%

Linux/Unix DevOps
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Linux/Unix DevOps in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux/Unix DevOps in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux/Unix DevOps in Edinburgh

Linux/Unix DevOps Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos