Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 95 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 -55 +65
Contract jobs citing Open Source 48 37 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.62% 1.38% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.63% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 44
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.65% +9.15% +5.19%
Scotland median daily rate £538 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +26.47% +18.06% -4.00%
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 2,614 2,265 2,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.28% 84.51% 85.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,408 1,325 1,179
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £16.68 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.88% +5.47% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £26.13 £31.50
% change year-on-year -6.03% -17.06% +50.00%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 31 (64.58%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) DevOps
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) Python
5 16 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 15 (31.25%) Ansible
6 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 15 (31.25%) Maven
7 13 (27.08%) Spring
7 13 (27.08%) Groovy
7 13 (27.08%) nginx
7 13 (27.08%) PaaS
7 13 (27.08%) Docker
7 13 (27.08%) Gradle
7 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (27.08%) gulp
7 13 (27.08%) Puppet
7 13 (27.08%) Travis CI
7 13 (27.08%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (27.08%) CircleCI
7 13 (27.08%) IBM UrbanCode
7 13 (27.08%) npm
8 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) HTML
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) HTML5
9 9 (18.75%) MongoDB

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 16 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (27.08%) nginx
3 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
4 4 (8.33%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.08%) SAS
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) npm
1 13 (27.08%) PaaS
2 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) InfluxDB
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.17%) Power BI
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) Impala
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) Maven
3 13 (27.08%) CircleCI
3 13 (27.08%) Gradle
3 13 (27.08%) gulp
3 13 (27.08%) IBM UrbanCode
3 13 (27.08%) Travis CI
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) Protractor
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.08%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) DBA
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) BPM Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Spring
2 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 9 (18.75%) CSS
2 9 (18.75%) CSS3
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 9 (18.75%) HTML5
3 7 (14.58%) XML
4 6 (12.50%) Node.js
5 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.42%) JSON
5 5 (10.42%) React
5 5 (10.42%) REST
6 4 (8.33%) Ajax
6 4 (8.33%) J2EE
6 4 (8.33%) JPA
6 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 3 (6.25%) Drools
7 3 (6.25%) jBPM
7 3 (6.25%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Wiki
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) DevOps
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Microservices
3 7 (14.58%) OOP
4 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (8.33%) Kanban
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Process Management
6 4 (8.33%) SDLC
6 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Test Management
6 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) Python
3 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 13 (27.08%) Groovy
5 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.75%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Java 8
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) R
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) CITP
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Docker
1 13 (27.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Ansible
2 13 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (27.08%) Puppet
3 4 (8.33%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) Grafana
4 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
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%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata