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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank 81 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Open Source 40 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 1.19% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.50% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 23
Median daily rate £400 £445 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +48.33%
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 £44.00 £65.00 £56.75
% change year-on-year
-32.30% +14.53%
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
1611 2263 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.39% 79.40% 77.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1193 1228
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +20 24 £400 -3.61% 9
Glasgow +19 15 £400 -11.11% 3
Dundee - 1 - -
Open Source
UK

Open Source
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (81.97%) Java
3 87 (71.31%) Scrum
4 79 (64.75%) Maven
5 68 (55.74%) JavaScript
6 67 (54.92%) Python
6 67 (54.92%) TDD
7 60 (49.18%) AngularJS
8 57 (46.72%) JIRA
8 57 (46.72%) Web Services
9 55 (45.08%) OpenLayers
10 53 (43.44%) GeoServer
10 53 (43.44%) PostGIS
10 53 (43.44%) Cucumber
11 52 (42.62%) JBehave
11 52 (42.62%) Gradle
11 52 (42.62%) Leaflet
11 52 (42.62%) ESRI
12 44 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (36.07%) BDD
13 37 (30.33%) Open Source Development
13 37 (30.33%) HTML
14 36 (29.51%) JBoss
15 34 (27.87%) REST
16 33 (27.05%) Selenium
16 33 (27.05%) Hibernate
17 32 (26.23%) GIS
17 32 (26.23%) SDLC
18 30 (24.59%) Drools
18 30 (24.59%) Degree

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 53 (43.44%) GeoServer
2 36 (29.51%) JBoss
3 13 (10.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (7.38%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.56%) Apache
6 6 (4.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (4.10%) Confluence
8 3 (2.46%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.64%) IIS
10 1 (0.82%) Liferay
10 1 (0.82%) nginx
10 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.10%) IaaS
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.23%) GIS
2 21 (17.21%) NoSQL
3 14 (11.48%) Spatial Data
4 13 (10.66%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.92%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.64%) MySQL
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.82%) QGIS
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (64.75%) Maven
2 57 (46.72%) JIRA
3 53 (43.44%) Cucumber
4 52 (42.62%) Gradle
4 52 (42.62%) JBehave
5 33 (27.05%) Selenium
6 24 (19.67%) Subversion
7 23 (18.85%) Eclipse
8 22 (18.03%) Jenkins
9 16 (13.11%) Artifactory
10 6 (4.92%) Grunt
10 6 (4.92%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.46%) GitLab
13 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.82%) git-flow
14 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 1 (0.82%) Banking
2 1 (0.82%) Electronics
2 1 (0.82%) Front Office
2 1 (0.82%) Games
2 1 (0.82%) Legal
2 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (83.61%) Developer
2 48 (39.34%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.03%) GIS Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Open Source Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.48%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (10.66%) Angular Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Digital Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.46%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.46%) GIS Web Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Agile Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Python Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (49.18%) AngularJS
2 57 (46.72%) Web Services
3 55 (45.08%) OpenLayers
4 53 (43.44%) PostGIS
5 52 (42.62%) Leaflet
6 37 (30.33%) HTML
7 34 (27.87%) REST
8 33 (27.05%) Hibernate
9 30 (24.59%) Drools
10 29 (23.77%) jBPM
11 25 (20.49%) Java EE
11 25 (20.49%) JPA
11 25 (20.49%) SOAP
12 24 (19.67%) JSF
12 24 (19.67%) XML
13 23 (18.85%) RichFaces
14 22 (18.03%) XSLT
15 15 (12.30%) JMS
16 14 (11.48%) CSS
17 13 (10.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) User Experience
2 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) 3D Printing
5 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.82%) Derivative
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (71.31%) Scrum
3 67 (54.92%) TDD
4 44 (36.07%) BDD
4 44 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (30.33%) Open Source Development
6 32 (26.23%) SDLC
7 27 (22.13%) SOA
8 21 (17.21%) Web Development
9 18 (14.75%) Coaching
9 18 (14.75%) Mentoring
10 17 (13.93%) Microservices
11 11 (9.02%) Migration
11 11 (9.02%) User Stories
12 10 (8.20%) Data Migration
13 9 (7.38%) DevOps
14 8 (6.56%) OO
14 8 (6.56%) OOD
14 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (5.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 100 (81.97%) Java
2 68 (55.74%) JavaScript
3 67 (54.92%) Python
4 10 (8.20%) SQL
5 8 (6.56%) C#
5 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.46%) Perl
6 3 (2.46%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.82%) C++
8 1 (0.82%) Lua
8 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.57%) WCAG
2 17 (13.93%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.82%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (14.75%) Ansible
2 2 (1.64%) Fluentd
2 2 (1.64%) Graylog
3 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (42.62%) ESRI
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle
3 18 (14.75%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.64%) OpenText
5 2 (1.64%) Splunk
6 1 (0.82%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) webMethods
6 1 (0.82%) WSO2
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