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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 43 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 15 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.39% 0.79% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £395 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.47% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £71.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% +80.89%
Open Source
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
482 613 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 76.87% 80.87% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 374 227
Average daily rate £338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.60% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £25.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss
3 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) User Experience
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) LiveLink
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Java Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) RUP
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) BPMN
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) AWK
4 2 (11.76%) C-shell
4 2 (11.76%) sed
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Netcool
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) OpenText
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) IBM