Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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.

Open Source
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 50 106
Rank change year-on-year -32 +56 -18
Contract jobs citing Open Source 52 87 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.77% 4.12% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 4.90% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £340 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.12% -14.47% +8.90%
10th Percentile £290 £320 £286
90th Percentile £665 £463 £468
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
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 2476 1775 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.25% 84.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1016 1367
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £261 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +5.18%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 20 (38.46%) Java
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps
3 16 (30.77%) Ansible
3 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) Maven
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) Oracle
6 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (23.08%) TDD
7 12 (23.08%) JBoss
8 11 (21.15%) Subversion
8 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
9 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (19.23%) XML
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
10 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.31%) Puppet
10 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (17.31%) Open Source Development
11 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.38%) JPA
11 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
11 8 (15.38%) Python

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 12 (23.08%) JBoss
2 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (5.77%) Confluence
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.85%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) IIS
7 1 (1.92%) MTS
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.85%) AMQP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Maven
2 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
3 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) Ant
4 5 (9.62%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (3.85%) JMeter
6 2 (3.85%) jMock
6 2 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Mockito
6 2 (3.85%) NUnit
6 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.85%) Redmine
6 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (15.38%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Digital Director
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Cloud Specialist
9 1 (1.92%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (19.23%) XML
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) Java EE
4 8 (15.38%) JPA
5 7 (13.46%) Drools
5 7 (13.46%) JMS
5 7 (13.46%) Web Services
6 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
6 6 (11.54%) jBPM
6 6 (11.54%) Spring
6 6 (11.54%) XSD
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) Middleware
8 4 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.69%) J2EE
8 4 (7.69%) SOAP
9 3 (5.77%) .NET
9 3 (5.77%) JSON
9 3 (5.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Team
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 14 (26.92%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Unix
7 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.92%) Android
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) DevOps
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (23.08%) TDD
5 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.31%) Open Source Development
6 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.46%) Coaching
7 7 (13.46%) SOA
8 6 (11.54%) BDD
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Validation
9 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.69%) MVC
10 4 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Python
3 8 (15.38%) Ruby
4 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.62%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) Scala
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CEH
2 1 (1.92%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (1.92%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.92%) GIAC
2 1 (1.92%) GPEN
2 1 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) vSphere
3 4 (7.69%) Docker
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Ansible
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (17.31%) Puppet
3 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.54%) VMware
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
5 4 (7.69%) Pega
5 4 (7.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) Google