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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 52 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 2.43% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 3.02% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £400 £395 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -24.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.46%

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
485 497 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.30% 80.42% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 261 399
Median daily rate £350 £338 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Open Source as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 11 (52.38%) REST
4 11 (52.38%) JIRA
4 11 (52.38%) Selenium
4 11 (52.38%) Python
4 11 (52.38%) Maven
4 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) JBehave
5 10 (47.62%) Gradle
5 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
6 8 (38.10%) SDLC
7 7 (33.33%) Microservices
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 7 (33.33%) QA
8 6 (28.57%) PostGIS
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 6 (28.57%) Leaflet
8 6 (28.57%) GIS
8 6 (28.57%) ESRI
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) GeoServer
8 6 (28.57%) OpenLayers
8 6 (28.57%) Open Source Development

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (28.57%) GeoServer
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) GIS
3 5 (23.81%) Spatial Data
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.76%) MarkLogic
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) JIRA
1 11 (52.38%) Maven
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 10 (47.62%) Cucumber
2 10 (47.62%) Gradle
2 10 (47.62%) JBehave
3 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) Artifactory
5 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.76%) Grunt
7 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
7 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
7 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Open Source Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Python Developer
4 5 (23.81%) GIS Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) ETL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Release Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 6 (28.57%) Leaflet
3 6 (28.57%) OpenLayers
3 6 (28.57%) PostGIS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) JSP
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
5 4 (19.05%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) Dojo
5 4 (19.05%) Node.js
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
7 1 (4.76%) Servlets
7 1 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) Microservices
5 6 (28.57%) Open Source Development
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL V2
8 2 (9.52%) Release Management
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) ESRI
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat