Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 85 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 31 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.10% 1.61% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.86% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.93% -14.56%
10th Percentile £348 £363 £263
90th Percentile £564 £588 £448
Scotland median daily rate £510 £475 £363
% change year-on-year +7.37% +31.03% -9.38%
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 1,299 1,237 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.01% 86.69% 86.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 767 502
Glasgow median daily rate £410 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +5.40% +5.04%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £515 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.02% -15.55%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £14.49
90th Percentile £37.65 £40.00 £46.23
Scotland median hourly rate £23.06 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.82% +7.69% -45.83%

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 26 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) DevOps
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Web Development
6 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
6 7 (22.58%) OpenLayers
6 7 (22.58%) Progressive Web App
7 6 (19.35%) Android
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) RESTful
7 6 (19.35%) JSON
7 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (19.35%) MVVM
7 6 (19.35%) REST
7 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
7 6 (19.35%) Android SDK
7 6 (19.35%) Android Development
7 6 (19.35%) Android Studio
7 6 (19.35%) Spring
7 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) XML

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 2 (6.45%) Alfresco
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (16.13%) IaaS
4 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (9.68%) Google Pay
4 3 (9.68%) Samsung Pay
5 2 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.23%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Bluetooth
1 3 (9.68%) NFC
2 1 (3.23%) DKIM
2 1 (3.23%) DMARC
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) Android Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Android Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) OpenLayers
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) Android SDK
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) REST
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
2 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) React
4 4 (12.90%) Spring Boot
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) Smartphone
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Wallet
4 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) DC/OS
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Progressive Web App
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) Android Development
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) MVVM
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Workflow
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
7 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Clojure
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) Postfix
1 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) Terraform
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) Samsung
4 1 (3.23%) New Relic
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) VMware