The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source
Rank 68 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.75% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +42.00%
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Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 4 August 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%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Grails
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
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%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Grails
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat