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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 64 119 106
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -13
Contract jobs citing Open Source 92 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.18% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 0.70% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 24
Median daily rate £438 £331 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £445 £470
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 £31.22 £42.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-26.53% -40.14%
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
2416 2421 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.03% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1257 1178
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 67 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +37 69 £438 +37.25% 8
Glasgow - 18 £450 - 9
West Lothian +13 3 £495 +52.30%
Dundee - 2 £225 -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 114 (71.25%) Java
2 104 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (48.13%) Python
4 75 (46.88%) Web Services
5 66 (41.25%) JavaScript
6 63 (39.38%) GIS
7 61 (38.13%) Maven
8 59 (36.88%) PostGIS
9 58 (36.25%) GeoServer
10 57 (35.63%) OpenLayers
10 57 (35.63%) AngularJS
11 56 (35.00%) Scrum
12 54 (33.75%) JIRA
12 54 (33.75%) Leaflet
13 53 (33.13%) ESRI
14 52 (32.50%) REST
15 46 (28.75%) Cucumber
15 46 (28.75%) JBehave
15 46 (28.75%) Selenium
15 46 (28.75%) Gradle
16 41 (25.63%) SDLC
17 40 (25.00%) User Experience
18 39 (24.38%) TDD
19 38 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (21.88%) NoSQL
21 31 (19.38%) Jenkins
22 28 (17.50%) JBoss
23 26 (16.25%) QA
23 26 (16.25%) Web Development
24 25 (15.63%) BDD

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 58 (36.25%) GeoServer
2 28 (17.50%) JBoss
3 15 (9.38%) ArcGIS
4 14 (8.75%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.75%) Apache
6 6 (3.75%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.13%) LiveLink
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.25%) nginx
10 1 (0.63%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Confluence
10 1 (0.63%) Drupal
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.63%) SAS
10 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.88%) SaaS
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (1.88%) DNS
2 3 (1.88%) Firewall
2 3 (1.88%) Internet
3 2 (1.25%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (39.38%) GIS
2 35 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.63%) Spatial Data
4 11 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.50%) MarkLogic
6 4 (2.50%) QGIS
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 61 (38.13%) Maven
2 54 (33.75%) JIRA
3 46 (28.75%) Cucumber
3 46 (28.75%) Gradle
3 46 (28.75%) JBehave
3 46 (28.75%) Selenium
4 31 (19.38%) Jenkins
5 22 (13.75%) Artifactory
6 12 (7.50%) Subversion
7 8 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.50%) Ant
10 2 (1.25%) GitLab
10 2 (1.25%) JUnit
10 2 (1.25%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.63%) Grunt
11 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Banking
3 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Games
4 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (58.13%) Developer
2 55 (34.38%) GIS Developer
3 25 (15.63%) Architect
3 25 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 14 (8.75%) Open Source Developer
6 13 (8.13%) Consultant
7 12 (7.50%) GIS Web Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.38%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.75%) DBA
9 6 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) Head of IT
10 4 (2.50%) Java Architect
10 4 (2.50%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 4 (2.50%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (1.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.88%) Web Services
2 59 (36.88%) PostGIS
3 57 (35.63%) AngularJS
3 57 (35.63%) OpenLayers
4 54 (33.75%) Leaflet
5 52 (32.50%) REST
6 21 (13.13%) Spring
7 20 (12.50%) .NET
8 19 (11.88%) Hibernate
8 19 (11.88%) Java EE
9 16 (10.00%) HTML
10 14 (8.75%) Middleware
11 13 (8.13%) SOAP
11 13 (8.13%) XML
12 12 (7.50%) Drools
12 12 (7.50%) jBPM
12 12 (7.50%) RESTful
13 11 (6.88%) jQuery
14 10 (6.25%) Spring Boot
15 9 (5.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.00%) User Experience
2 8 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.25%) Wiki
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Derivative
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.13%) Linux
2 8 (5.00%) Windows
3 7 (4.38%) Unix
4 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.88%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.25%) Android
7 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) HPUX
8 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.00%) Scrum
3 41 (25.63%) SDLC
4 39 (24.38%) TDD
5 38 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (16.25%) Web Development
7 25 (15.63%) BDD
8 21 (13.13%) DevOps
8 21 (13.13%) Microservices
9 20 (12.50%) SOA
10 14 (8.75%) OO
11 13 (8.13%) OOD
12 12 (7.50%) ITIL
13 10 (6.25%) Open Source Development
14 9 (5.63%) Data Analysis
14 9 (5.63%) Project Management
14 9 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.63%) UML
14 9 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 114 (71.25%) Java
2 77 (48.13%) Python
3 66 (41.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.38%) Perl
6 6 (3.75%) SQL
7 3 (1.88%) C#
7 3 (1.88%) PHP
7 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.25%) C++
8 2 (1.25%) Groovy
8 2 (1.25%) Lua
8 2 (1.25%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.25%) Ruby
8 2 (1.25%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) AWK
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) C-shell
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.25%) QA
2 22 (13.75%) WCAG
3 5 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Docker
2 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.63%) RHEV
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (14.38%) Ansible
2 2 (1.25%) Packer
2 2 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 53 (33.13%) ESRI
2 19 (11.88%) Oracle
3 14 (8.75%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.75%) OpenText
5 6 (3.75%) webMethods
6 5 (3.13%) IBM
7 4 (2.50%) Citrix
7 4 (2.50%) VMware
8 2 (1.25%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.25%) Talend
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £46,424 to £54,458 per annum Fixed Term Contract (23 months)
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