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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 55 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 73 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.32% 0.96% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 1.16% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 8
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £462 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £34.20 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -51.83%
Open Source
UK

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
1795 2663 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.70% 82.29% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1377 1170
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 54 41
Median hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +39 47 £340 -9.33% 7
Glasgow +30 25 £400 -3.03% 9
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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.

1 129 (78.18%) Java
2 128 (77.58%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (58.18%) Scrum
4 93 (56.36%) Maven
5 85 (51.52%) Python
5 85 (51.52%) JavaScript
6 81 (49.09%) Web Services
7 71 (43.03%) TDD
8 70 (42.42%) PostGIS
8 70 (42.42%) GeoServer
8 70 (42.42%) OpenLayers
9 69 (41.82%) Leaflet
9 69 (41.82%) ESRI
10 63 (38.18%) JIRA
11 61 (36.97%) AngularJS
11 61 (36.97%) Cucumber
12 60 (36.36%) JBehave
12 60 (36.36%) Gradle
13 59 (35.76%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (33.94%) REST
15 55 (33.33%) GIS
16 50 (30.30%) Selenium
17 48 (29.09%) SDLC
18 47 (28.48%) JBoss
19 44 (26.67%) Hibernate
20 41 (24.85%) BDD
21 40 (24.24%) HTML
22 35 (21.21%) Drools
22 35 (21.21%) User Experience
23 34 (20.61%) jBPM

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 70 (42.42%) GeoServer
2 47 (28.48%) JBoss
3 15 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.06%) Apache
5 8 (4.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (4.24%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (3.64%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.03%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.82%) Confluence
9 3 (1.82%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.61%) Drupal
10 1 (0.61%) IIS
10 1 (0.61%) nginx
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.42%) PaaS
3 3 (1.82%) IaaS
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) DNS
1 3 (1.82%) Firewall
1 3 (1.82%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) SSH
3 1 (0.61%) DHCP
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.33%) GIS
2 31 (18.79%) NoSQL
3 20 (12.12%) Spatial Data
4 14 (8.48%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.85%) MarkLogic
6 3 (1.82%) QGIS
7 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 93 (56.36%) Maven
2 63 (38.18%) JIRA
3 61 (36.97%) Cucumber
4 60 (36.36%) Gradle
4 60 (36.36%) JBehave
5 50 (30.30%) Selenium
6 34 (20.61%) Jenkins
7 28 (16.97%) Artifactory
8 27 (16.36%) Subversion
9 26 (15.76%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.64%) Grunt
10 6 (3.64%) Jasmine
10 6 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (3.03%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.82%) GitLab
13 2 (1.21%) JUnit
13 2 (1.21%) Ranorex
13 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.61%) Ant
14 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (10.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.21%) Advertising
2 2 (1.21%) Games
3 1 (0.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Electronics
3 1 (0.61%) Front Office
3 1 (0.61%) Legal
3 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (75.15%) Developer
2 50 (30.30%) GIS Developer
3 48 (29.09%) Java Developer
4 22 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 14 (8.48%) Open Source Developer
6 13 (7.88%) Consultant
7 12 (7.27%) GIS Web Developer
8 8 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Architect
10 6 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Integration Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.42%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Digital Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Head of IT
11 4 (2.42%) Middleware Consultant
12 3 (1.82%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (49.09%) Web Services
2 70 (42.42%) OpenLayers
2 70 (42.42%) PostGIS
3 69 (41.82%) Leaflet
4 61 (36.97%) AngularJS
5 56 (33.94%) REST
6 44 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 40 (24.24%) HTML
8 35 (21.21%) Drools
9 34 (20.61%) jBPM
10 33 (20.00%) Java EE
11 29 (17.58%) JPA
11 29 (17.58%) SOAP
12 28 (16.97%) XML
13 27 (16.36%) JSF
14 26 (15.76%) RichFaces
15 25 (15.15%) XSLT
16 17 (10.30%) Spring
17 16 (9.70%) JMS
18 14 (8.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.21%) User Experience
2 14 (8.48%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.21%) Wiki
6 1 (0.61%) 3D Printing
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) Derivative
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) Linux
2 11 (6.67%) Unix
3 9 (5.45%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) HPUX
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (77.58%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (58.18%) Scrum
3 71 (43.03%) TDD
4 59 (35.76%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (29.09%) SDLC
6 41 (24.85%) BDD
7 32 (19.39%) Open Source Development
7 32 (19.39%) SOA
8 29 (17.58%) Web Development
9 19 (11.52%) Coaching
9 19 (11.52%) Mentoring
10 17 (10.30%) Microservices
10 17 (10.30%) OO
10 17 (10.30%) OOD
11 15 (9.09%) DevOps
12 13 (7.88%) User Stories
13 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.45%) Integration Testing
15 8 (4.85%) Analytics
15 8 (4.85%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 129 (78.18%) Java
2 85 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 85 (51.52%) Python
3 10 (6.06%) SQL
4 8 (4.85%) C#
4 8 (4.85%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.03%) Perl
6 4 (2.42%) Ruby
7 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 2 (1.21%) C++
8 2 (1.21%) Groovy
8 2 (1.21%) Lua
8 2 (1.21%) Scala
8 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.18%) WCAG
2 22 (13.33%) QA
3 3 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) KVM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.61%) RHEV
2 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (16.97%) Ansible
2 2 (1.21%) Fluentd
2 2 (1.21%) Graylog
2 2 (1.21%) Packer
2 2 (1.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 69 (41.82%) ESRI
2 26 (15.76%) Red Hat
3 25 (15.15%) Oracle
4 6 (3.64%) OpenText
4 6 (3.64%) webMethods
5 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.21%) Splunk
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) VMware