Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 15 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.

Open Source
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 89 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -43 +55
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 53 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.82% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.14% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £405 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.84% +17.39% -11.82%
Scotland median daily rate £638 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +59.38% +14.29% -11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Open Source 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 2,598 2,481 1,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.85% 85.32% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,324 1,442 1,057
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +3.23% +9.15% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 29
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.21 £11.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.36 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.05% +1.20%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Edinburgh

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Edinburgh

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 34 (70.83%) Java
2 28 (58.33%) DevOps
3 24 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 24 (50.00%) Ansible
3 24 (50.00%) Python
4 23 (47.92%) Shell Script
4 23 (47.92%) Maven
5 22 (45.83%) Docker
5 22 (45.83%) Jenkins
6 21 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (43.75%) Gradle
6 21 (43.75%) gulp
6 21 (43.75%) Travis CI
6 21 (43.75%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (43.75%) IBM UrbanCode
6 21 (43.75%) npm
6 21 (43.75%) CircleCI
6 21 (43.75%) Groovy
6 21 (43.75%) nginx
6 21 (43.75%) PaaS
6 21 (43.75%) Puppet
7 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.08%) Terraform
8 13 (27.08%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (16.67%) Spring
10 7 (14.58%) Microservices
11 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
12 5 (10.42%) SQL
12 5 (10.42%) HTML

Open Source
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 24 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (43.75%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) npm
1 21 (43.75%) PaaS
2 13 (27.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.17%) InfluxDB
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) Power BI
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Impala
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Maven
2 22 (45.83%) Jenkins
3 21 (43.75%) CircleCI
3 21 (43.75%) Gradle
3 21 (43.75%) gulp
3 21 (43.75%) IBM UrbanCode
3 21 (43.75%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (2.08%) Protractor
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.25%) Banking
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) DBA
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) BPM Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Data Scientist
5 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Coach
6 1 (2.08%) Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB DBA
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (2.08%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (2.08%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Spring
2 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 5 (10.42%) CSS3
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) HTML5
2 5 (10.42%) React
3 4 (8.33%) JPA
4 3 (6.25%) Drools
4 3 (6.25%) jBPM
4 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.17%) Node.js
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Fintech
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) DevOps
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Microservices
4 5 (10.42%) Data Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (8.33%) Process Management
5 4 (8.33%) SOA
5 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (6.25%) BPMN
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (6.25%) Complex Event Processing
6 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (6.25%) EAI
6 3 (6.25%) OOP
6 3 (6.25%) SDLC
6 3 (6.25%) UML
7 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Java
2 24 (50.00%) Python
3 23 (47.92%) Shell Script
4 21 (43.75%) Groovy
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Java 8
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) R
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.08%) CITP
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Docker
2 21 (43.75%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) Ansible
2 21 (43.75%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (43.75%) Puppet
3 13 (27.08%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) Grafana
4 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata