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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Source
UK / Scotland
Rank 76 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Contract jobs citing Open Source 30 57 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 2.16% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.72% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +11.37%

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
1371 2093 2053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.74% 79.16% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1152 1126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.90 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 0 25 £400 -7.51% 9
Glasgow +3 5 £400 +1.26% 2
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 75 (78.13%) Java
1 75 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (63.54%) Maven
3 60 (62.50%) Scrum
4 51 (53.13%) Python
5 50 (52.08%) AngularJS
6 49 (51.04%) TDD
7 47 (48.96%) JavaScript
8 42 (43.75%) JIRA
9 41 (42.71%) Web Services
9 41 (42.71%) Gradle
10 38 (39.58%) Cucumber
11 36 (37.50%) BDD
11 36 (37.50%) JBehave
11 36 (37.50%) OpenLayers
12 34 (35.42%) Leaflet
12 34 (35.42%) PostGIS
12 34 (35.42%) ESRI
12 34 (35.42%) GeoServer
13 31 (32.29%) Open Source Development
14 28 (29.17%) HTML
14 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (27.08%) JBoss
16 24 (25.00%) Hibernate
16 24 (25.00%) Degree
16 24 (25.00%) NoSQL
16 24 (25.00%) SDLC
17 23 (23.96%) Selenium
18 22 (22.92%) REST
19 20 (20.83%) Drools

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 34 (35.42%) GeoServer
2 26 (27.08%) JBoss
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (8.33%) Apache
4 8 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) Confluence
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.17%) nginx
7 3 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.08%) IIS
9 1 (1.04%) CMS
9 1 (1.04%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) PaaS
3 4 (4.17%) IaaS
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.08%) GitHub
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (17.71%) GIS
3 15 (15.63%) Spatial Data
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.21%) MarkLogic
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (63.54%) Maven
2 42 (43.75%) JIRA
3 41 (42.71%) Gradle
4 38 (39.58%) Cucumber
5 36 (37.50%) JBehave
6 23 (23.96%) Selenium
7 17 (17.71%) Jenkins
7 17 (17.71%) Subversion
8 15 (15.63%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.29%) Artifactory
10 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
11 5 (5.21%) Grunt
11 5 (5.21%) Jasmine
11 5 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (4.17%) gulp
12 4 (4.17%) Travis CI
13 3 (3.13%) CircleCI
14 2 (2.08%) Ant
14 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Front Office
3 1 (1.04%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (77.08%) Developer
2 40 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 15 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (13.54%) Open Source Developer
5 13 (13.54%) Python Developer
6 9 (9.38%) GIS Developer
7 8 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Integration Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Architect
10 2 (2.08%) Consultant
10 2 (2.08%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Release Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.08%) AngularJS
2 41 (42.71%) Web Services
3 36 (37.50%) OpenLayers
4 34 (35.42%) Leaflet
4 34 (35.42%) PostGIS
5 28 (29.17%) HTML
6 24 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 22 (22.92%) REST
8 20 (20.83%) Drools
8 20 (20.83%) jBPM
9 18 (18.75%) JPA
9 18 (18.75%) SOAP
10 17 (17.71%) Java EE
10 17 (17.71%) XML
11 16 (16.67%) JSF
11 16 (16.67%) RichFaces
12 15 (15.63%) XSLT
13 12 (12.50%) CSS
13 12 (12.50%) JMS
14 11 (11.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) 3D Printing
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Robotics
5 1 (1.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) Unix
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Android
5 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) VMS
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (62.50%) Scrum
3 49 (51.04%) TDD
4 36 (37.50%) BDD
5 31 (32.29%) Open Source Development
6 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (25.00%) SDLC
8 18 (18.75%) Microservices
8 18 (18.75%) SOA
9 12 (12.50%) Web Development
10 11 (11.46%) Coaching
10 11 (11.46%) DevOps
10 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.42%) Data Migration
11 10 (10.42%) Migration
11 10 (10.42%) User Stories
12 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (6.25%) OO
13 6 (6.25%) OOD
13 6 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.13%) Java
2 51 (53.13%) Python
3 47 (48.96%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.33%) SQL
5 7 (7.29%) C#
6 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.17%) Perl
8 4 (4.17%) Ruby
9 3 (3.13%) Groovy
10 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.04%) C++
11 1 (1.04%) Lua
11 1 (1.04%) PHP
11 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) WCAG
3 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) Ansible
2 6 (6.25%) Puppet
3 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Fluentd
4 1 (1.04%) Graylog
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) ESRI
2 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 15 (15.63%) Oracle
4 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.08%) OpenText
5 2 (2.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.04%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.04%) Pega
6 1 (1.04%) WSO2