Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 85 92
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 25 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.44% 1.63% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.83% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 12
Median daily rate £350 £381 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% -11.85% +23.57%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £363
90th Percentile £400 £451 £586
Scotland median daily rate £419 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.47% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 572 1,364 1,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 83.99% 88.92% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 813 885
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £286 £290 £263
90th Percentile £563 £579 £528
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 31
Median hourly rate £20.18 £25.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.29% +57.63% -8.80%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +10.64% +35.06% -42.00%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Glasgow

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Open Source in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
1 2 (66.67%) Salt
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack