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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 38 75
Rank change year-on-year -26 +37  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 7 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.78% 3.43% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 4.14% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 10
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.90
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.81%  

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) Python
3 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (73.53%) Maven
5 23 (67.65%) Scrum
6 21 (61.76%) TDD
7 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
7 20 (58.82%) Gradle
8 19 (55.88%) JIRA
8 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
9 18 (52.94%) BDD
10 17 (50.00%) OpenLayers
11 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
12 15 (44.12%) JBehave
12 15 (44.12%) PostGIS
12 15 (44.12%) ESRI
12 15 (44.12%) Leaflet
12 15 (44.12%) GeoServer
13 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
14 12 (35.29%) Web Services
14 12 (35.29%) Open Source Development
15 11 (32.35%) DevOps
16 10 (29.41%) Microservices
16 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
16 10 (29.41%) QA
17 9 (26.47%) SDLC
17 9 (26.47%) Ansible
17 9 (26.47%) Spatial Data
18 8 (23.53%) Selenium
18 8 (23.53%) Degree

Open Source
Top Related 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 15 (44.12%) GeoServer
2 4 (11.76%) JBoss
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (8.82%) nginx
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.94%) GitHub
5 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) NoSQL
2 9 (26.47%) Spatial Data
3 7 (20.59%) GIS
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Maven
2 20 (58.82%) Gradle
3 19 (55.88%) JIRA
4 16 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 15 (44.12%) JBehave
6 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
7 8 (23.53%) Selenium
8 6 (17.65%) Subversion
9 4 (11.76%) gulp
10 3 (8.82%) Ant
10 3 (8.82%) CircleCI
10 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
10 3 (8.82%) Travis CI
11 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
11 2 (5.88%) JUnit
12 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (2.94%) JMeter
12 1 (2.94%) jMock
12 1 (2.94%) Mockito
12 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Angular Developer
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Open Source Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 17 (50.00%) OpenLayers
3 15 (44.12%) Leaflet
3 15 (44.12%) PostGIS
4 12 (35.29%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) REST
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) RESTful
6 5 (14.71%) Spring
7 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.76%) Node.js
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) XML
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) Java EE
8 3 (8.82%) JPA
8 3 (8.82%) JSF
8 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
8 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.88%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
2 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Scrum
3 21 (61.76%) TDD
4 18 (52.94%) BDD
5 12 (35.29%) Open Source Development
6 11 (32.35%) DevOps
7 10 (29.41%) Microservices
8 9 (26.47%) SDLC
9 8 (23.53%) Data Migration
9 8 (23.53%) Migration
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (8.82%) SOA
12 2 (5.88%) Coaching
12 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.88%) High Availability
12 2 (5.88%) ITIL
12 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.88%) MVC
12 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 27 (79.41%) Python
3 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Groovy
5 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
2 6 (17.65%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) ESRI
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (2.94%) WSO2
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