Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 85 67
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +3
Contract jobs citing Open Source 46 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 2.20% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.51% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £700 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.67% +3.75% -
Scotland median daily rate £538 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +34.21% +0.13% -
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 2,255 2,625 1,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.44% 87.65% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,164 1,562 928
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £271 £288 £243
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 30
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -16.00% +28.14%
10th Percentile £13.82 £13.00 £14.23
90th Percentile £46.63 £111.75 £52.02
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.29% +8.97% -35.00%

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 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 29 (63.04%) Python
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 25 (54.35%) Jenkins
4 22 (47.83%) DevOps
5 20 (43.48%) Ansible
5 20 (43.48%) Docker
5 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
5 20 (43.48%) Maven
5 20 (43.48%) Terraform
6 19 (41.30%) Travis CI
6 19 (41.30%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (41.30%) CircleCI
6 19 (41.30%) IBM UrbanCode
6 19 (41.30%) npm
6 19 (41.30%) gulp
6 19 (41.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (41.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (41.30%) Gradle
6 19 (41.30%) Groovy
6 19 (41.30%) nginx
6 19 (41.30%) PaaS
6 19 (41.30%) Puppet
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.39%) JIRA
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (41.30%) Cloud Foundry
1 19 (41.30%) nginx
2 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 19 (41.30%) AWS CloudFormation
1 19 (41.30%) npm
1 19 (41.30%) PaaS
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Informix
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Jenkins
2 20 (43.48%) Maven
3 19 (41.30%) CircleCI
3 19 (41.30%) Gradle
3 19 (41.30%) gulp
3 19 (41.30%) IBM UrbanCode
3 19 (41.30%) Travis CI
4 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.39%) JIRA
5 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.04%) Protractor
5 6 (13.04%) Selenium
6 5 (10.87%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Hudson
7 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Data Scientist
5 2 (4.35%) DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.17%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) Django
2 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) Java EE
2 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.17%) React
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) DevOps
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.04%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) Copywriting
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) ETL
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) SEO
7 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Python
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
4 19 (41.30%) Groovy
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) R
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Docker
2 19 (41.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (43.48%) Ansible
1 20 (43.48%) Terraform
2 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (41.30%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Splunk
3 1 (2.17%) Talend
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata