The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 67 65 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +49
Contract jobs citing Open Source 35 67 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 2.59% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 3.14% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 5
Median daily rate £350 £390 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £505
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1477 2135 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.35% 82.43% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1141 1242
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Open Source
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Open Source across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Open Source Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Open Source
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Open Source across the Scotland region.

Open Source Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Open Source
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Open Source within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 21 £425 +13.33% 4
Renfrewshire - 10 £330 - 1
Glasgow -9 3 £400 +1.26% 2
Fife - 1 £300 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 52 (67.53%) Java
1 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (58.44%) Python
2 45 (58.44%) Maven
3 42 (54.55%) Scrum
4 37 (48.05%) AngularJS
5 36 (46.75%) TDD
5 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
6 35 (45.45%) JIRA
7 34 (44.16%) Gradle
8 32 (41.56%) Cucumber
9 31 (40.26%) BDD
10 29 (37.66%) JBehave
11 28 (36.36%) Web Services
11 28 (36.36%) OpenLayers
12 26 (33.77%) GeoServer
12 26 (33.77%) ESRI
12 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (33.77%) Leaflet
12 26 (33.77%) PostGIS
13 21 (27.27%) Selenium
13 21 (27.27%) Open Source Development
14 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
15 19 (24.68%) SDLC
16 18 (23.38%) REST
16 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
16 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
17 17 (22.08%) QA
17 17 (22.08%) Microservices
17 17 (22.08%) Jenkins

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 26 (33.77%) GeoServer
2 12 (15.58%) IIS
3 9 (11.69%) JBoss
4 5 (6.49%) Confluence
4 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) nginx
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
7 1 (1.30%) Liferay
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) PaaS
3 3 (3.90%) GitHub
3 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
2 15 (19.48%) Spatial Data
3 14 (18.18%) GIS
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.30%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (58.44%) Maven
2 35 (45.45%) JIRA
3 34 (44.16%) Gradle
4 32 (41.56%) Cucumber
5 29 (37.66%) JBehave
6 21 (27.27%) Selenium
7 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
8 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
9 12 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (11.69%) Subversion
11 5 (6.49%) Artifactory
11 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
12 4 (5.19%) Ant
12 4 (5.19%) gulp
12 4 (5.19%) Travis CI
13 3 (3.90%) CircleCI
14 2 (2.60%) JUnit
15 1 (1.30%) Bower
15 1 (1.30%) GitLab
15 1 (1.30%) JMeter
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Angular Developer
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Open Source Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Python Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) GIS Developer
6 6 (7.79%) PowerShell Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) ETL Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Release Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Release Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) AngularJS
2 28 (36.36%) OpenLayers
2 28 (36.36%) Web Services
3 26 (33.77%) Leaflet
3 26 (33.77%) PostGIS
4 18 (23.38%) REST
5 14 (18.18%) HTML
6 13 (16.88%) .NET
7 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
7 9 (11.69%) SOAP
8 8 (10.39%) CSS
8 8 (10.39%) Node.js
9 7 (9.09%) JPA
9 7 (9.09%) jQuery
9 7 (9.09%) XML
10 6 (7.79%) Drools
10 6 (7.79%) Java EE
10 6 (7.79%) jBPM
10 6 (7.79%) JSF
10 6 (7.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) 3D Printing
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Robotics
4 1 (1.30%) W3C
4 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.69%) Linux
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.90%) Unix
7 2 (2.60%) Android
7 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.30%) Solaris
8 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (54.55%) Scrum
3 36 (46.75%) TDD
4 31 (40.26%) BDD
5 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (27.27%) Open Source Development
7 19 (24.68%) SDLC
8 17 (22.08%) Microservices
9 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (14.29%) DevOps
11 10 (12.99%) Data Migration
11 10 (12.99%) Migration
12 8 (10.39%) Web Development
13 7 (9.09%) SOA
14 6 (7.79%) User Stories
15 4 (5.19%) Coaching
15 4 (5.19%) ITIL
15 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
15 4 (5.19%) Project Management
16 3 (3.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Java
2 45 (58.44%) Python
3 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.88%) C#
5 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 10 (12.99%) XAML
7 6 (7.79%) SQL
8 5 (6.49%) Perl
9 3 (3.90%) Groovy
9 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) C++
11 1 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) WCAG
3 3 (3.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.30%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Ansible
3 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) ESRI
2 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.30%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Pega
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) WSO2
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