Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Source
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 77 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +21
Contract jobs citing Open Source 23 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.63% 0.65% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.75% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £338 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -14.56% +50.48%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £231
90th Percentile £588 £448 £423
Scotland median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,212 930 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.90% 86.43% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 491 586
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +4.37% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £206
90th Percentile £511 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.91% -46.71% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.57
90th Percentile £40.00 £44.50 £37.59
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year +20.38% -51.54% +31.51%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Glasgow

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Open Source in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Glasgow

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Middleware
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 7 (30.43%) Node.js
4 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (30.43%) Oracle
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Akka
6 5 (21.74%) Play Framework
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 5 (21.74%) Scala
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) SOAP
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) DSDM
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) OO

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) Jetty
3 1 (4.35%) Alfresco
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) Neo4j
2 4 (17.39%) OrientDB
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) GitLab
4 2 (8.70%) Gradle
4 2 (8.70%) Mockito
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.35%) GoCD
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Scala Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
2 8 (34.78%) Middleware
3 7 (30.43%) Node.js
4 5 (21.74%) Akka
4 5 (21.74%) Play Framework
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
6 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
6 2 (8.70%) Dropwizard
6 2 (8.70%) FreeMarker
6 2 (8.70%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
7 1 (4.35%) Java EE
7 1 (4.35%) React
7 1 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) DSDM
3 5 (21.74%) Kanban
3 5 (21.74%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) API Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) User Stories
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.04%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Icinga
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter