Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 97 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -58 +62
Contract jobs citing Open Source 47 19 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.55% 0.85% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.01% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 45
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £310 £298 £320
90th Percentile £700 £513 £613
Scotland median daily rate £475 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +10.34%
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 2,644 1,873 2,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.35% 84.10% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,536 1,150 1,338
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.75 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.66% +0.28% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.96 £43.39 £43.63
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

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 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 28 (59.57%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Relational Database
4 15 (31.91%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) Oracle
5 14 (29.79%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) DevOps
6 13 (27.66%) Python
6 13 (27.66%) Spring
7 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
7 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
8 11 (23.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (23.40%) SDLC
8 11 (23.40%) XML
8 11 (23.40%) Test Management
9 10 (21.28%) HTML
9 10 (21.28%) Project Management
10 9 (19.15%) CSS
10 9 (19.15%) Maven
10 9 (19.15%) Banking
10 9 (19.15%) Ansible
10 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
10 9 (19.15%) CSS3
10 9 (19.15%) HTML5
11 8 (17.02%) Puppet
11 8 (17.02%) nginx
11 8 (17.02%) Groovy
11 8 (17.02%) PaaS
11 8 (17.02%) Gradle

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 11 (23.40%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (17.02%) nginx
3 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.64%) Confluence
5 4 (8.51%) Apache
6 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
7 2 (4.26%) CMS
7 2 (4.26%) SAS
8 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) npm
1 8 (17.02%) PaaS
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) MySQL
4 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.26%) Jackrabbit
7 2 (4.26%) QlikView
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.13%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) InfluxDB
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.15%) Maven
3 8 (17.02%) CircleCI
3 8 (17.02%) Gradle
3 8 (17.02%) gulp
3 8 (17.02%) IBM UrbanCode
3 8 (17.02%) Travis CI
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) JUnit
6 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.38%) Protractor
6 3 (6.38%) Selenium
7 2 (4.26%) jMock
7 2 (4.26%) Mockito
8 1 (2.13%) Ant
8 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.13%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (2.13%) Subversion
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Tester
4 7 (14.89%) ETL Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) JIRA Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Python Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
8 2 (4.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Spring
2 11 (23.40%) XML
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) CSS3
4 9 (19.15%) HTML5
5 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (14.89%) JSON
5 7 (14.89%) Node.js
6 6 (12.77%) J2EE
7 5 (10.64%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) React
7 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) Ajax
8 4 (8.51%) REST
9 3 (6.38%) Java EE
9 3 (6.38%) jBPM
9 3 (6.38%) RESTful
9 3 (6.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Wiki
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
4 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Unix
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) DevOps
3 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
4 11 (23.40%) SDLC
4 11 (23.40%) Test Management
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.89%) Defect Management
6 7 (14.89%) ETL
6 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) Microservices
7 6 (12.77%) OOP
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Kanban
9 4 (8.51%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Python
4 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.02%) Groovy
6 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) R
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (8.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Ansible
2 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.02%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Ambari
3 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Grafana
4 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Informatica
3 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds