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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 56 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.51% 0.11% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.13% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -36.61%
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
533 757 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.39% 84.02% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 417 308
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 16 (64.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) JBoss
5 6 (24.00%) OpenText
5 6 (24.00%) Content Management
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) LiveLink
6 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) BPMN
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (12.00%) Apache
8 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (12.00%) Python

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (32.00%) JBoss
2 5 (20.00%) LiveLink
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) MarkLogic
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
6 2 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Commons
3 3 (12.00%) Drools
3 3 (12.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) jBPM
3 3 (12.00%) JSP
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) Servlets
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) HPUX
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (16.00%) BPMN
5 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) OOD
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) AWK
5 2 (8.00%) C-shell
5 2 (8.00%) sed
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) RHEV
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.00%) Mesos
1 1 (4.00%) Packer
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) OpenText
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Talend