The table below looks at the statistics for Open Source skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Open Source over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source
Rank - 10 -
Contract jobs citing Open Source 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 7.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £460 -
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 £17.00 £65.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-73.84% -8.45%
Open Source
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 80 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 90.00% 86.96% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 18
Median daily rate £329 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £464 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Open Source
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Open Source
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Open Source across the West Lothian region.

Open Source Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Open Source
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Open Source
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Vue.js
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree