The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Open Source in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 70 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Open Source 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.03% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +77.50%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
248 195 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.47% 28.06% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 112 134
Average daily rate £375 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £227 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £26.22 £11.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £11.50 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Open Source Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the Glasgow region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Open Source also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Open Source. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat