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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 49 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 91 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.68% 0.47% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 0.58% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 16
Median daily rate £350 £313 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £470
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 £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
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
2057 2607 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.11% 81.47% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1321 1158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 36
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +51 72 £360 +22.55% 9
Glasgow +19 16 £388 - 6
Dundee +3 2 £225 -50.00%
West Lothian +11 1 £420 +29.23%
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 117 (74.52%) Java
2 110 (70.06%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (50.32%) Python
4 75 (47.77%) Scrum
5 70 (44.59%) Web Services
5 70 (44.59%) Maven
6 69 (43.95%) JavaScript
7 62 (39.49%) PostGIS
8 61 (38.85%) GeoServer
9 59 (37.58%) OpenLayers
9 59 (37.58%) GIS
9 59 (37.58%) ESRI
10 58 (36.94%) Leaflet
11 54 (34.39%) JIRA
12 52 (33.12%) REST
13 51 (32.48%) AngularJS
14 50 (31.85%) TDD
15 48 (30.57%) JBehave
15 48 (30.57%) Cucumber
15 48 (30.57%) Gradle
16 45 (28.66%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (28.03%) Selenium
18 42 (26.75%) SDLC
19 38 (24.20%) User Experience
20 34 (21.66%) JBoss
20 34 (21.66%) Jenkins
21 30 (19.11%) Hibernate
21 30 (19.11%) BDD
22 29 (18.47%) NoSQL
23 28 (17.83%) WCAG

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 61 (38.85%) GeoServer
2 34 (21.66%) JBoss
3 15 (9.55%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.37%) ArcGIS
5 7 (4.46%) Apache
5 7 (4.46%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (3.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.91%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.64%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) Drupal
8 1 (0.64%) IIS
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.64%) SAS
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) PaaS
2 3 (1.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) DNS
1 3 (1.91%) Firewall
1 3 (1.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) SSH
3 1 (0.64%) DHCP
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (37.58%) GIS
2 29 (18.47%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.83%) Spatial Data
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.82%) MarkLogic
5 6 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.18%) QGIS
7 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (44.59%) Maven
2 54 (34.39%) JIRA
3 48 (30.57%) Cucumber
3 48 (30.57%) Gradle
3 48 (30.57%) JBehave
4 44 (28.03%) Selenium
5 34 (21.66%) Jenkins
6 25 (15.92%) Artifactory
7 18 (11.46%) Subversion
8 15 (9.55%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.55%) GitLab
11 3 (1.91%) Ant
12 2 (1.27%) JUnit
12 2 (1.27%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.64%) Flyway
13 1 (0.64%) Grunt
13 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (9.55%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Advertising
4 2 (1.27%) Games
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (64.97%) Developer
2 53 (33.76%) GIS Developer
3 35 (22.29%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.19%) Web Developer
5 15 (9.55%) Architect
5 15 (9.55%) Open Source Developer
6 13 (8.28%) Consultant
7 12 (7.64%) GIS Web Developer
8 8 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.82%) DBA
9 6 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Head of IT
10 5 (3.18%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Digital Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Integration Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Middleware Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL DBA
11 4 (2.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (44.59%) Web Services
2 62 (39.49%) PostGIS
3 59 (37.58%) OpenLayers
4 58 (36.94%) Leaflet
5 52 (33.12%) REST
6 51 (32.48%) AngularJS
7 30 (19.11%) Hibernate
8 27 (17.20%) Java EE
9 22 (14.01%) Drools
9 22 (14.01%) HTML
10 21 (13.38%) jBPM
11 20 (12.74%) Spring
12 18 (11.46%) SOAP
12 18 (11.46%) XML
13 17 (10.83%) JPA
14 16 (10.19%) JSF
15 15 (9.55%) RichFaces
16 14 (8.92%) XSLT
17 13 (8.28%) .NET
18 12 (7.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.20%) User Experience
2 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) Wiki
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.64%) Derivative
7 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Linux
2 9 (5.73%) Unix
3 7 (4.46%) Windows
4 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) HPUX
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (70.06%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (47.77%) Scrum
3 50 (31.85%) TDD
4 45 (28.66%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (26.75%) SDLC
6 30 (19.11%) BDD
7 25 (15.92%) SOA
8 24 (15.29%) Web Development
9 18 (11.46%) DevOps
9 18 (11.46%) Microservices
9 18 (11.46%) Open Source Development
10 15 (9.55%) OO
10 15 (9.55%) OOD
11 12 (7.64%) Coaching
11 12 (7.64%) ITIL
11 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (5.10%) User Stories
14 7 (4.46%) Integration Testing
14 7 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 117 (74.52%) Java
2 79 (50.32%) Python
3 69 (43.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.37%) SQL
5 6 (3.82%) Perl
6 5 (3.18%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.91%) C#
7 3 (1.91%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) C++
8 2 (1.27%) Groovy
8 2 (1.27%) Lua
8 2 (1.27%) PHP
8 2 (1.27%) Scala
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (10.83%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.83%) WCAG
2 21 (13.38%) QA
3 4 (2.55%) COBIT
4 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) KVM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.64%) RHEV
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (15.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) Packer
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) Fluentd
3 1 (0.64%) Graylog
3 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.64%) Mesos
Vendors
1 59 (37.58%) ESRI
2 25 (15.92%) Oracle
3 17 (10.83%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.01%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.82%) webMethods
6 5 (3.18%) IBM
6 5 (3.18%) OpenText
7 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) VMware
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