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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 48 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 3 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.56% 2.05% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.45% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £338 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £39.90
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.54%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 490 726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.73% 83.76% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 426
Median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 20
Median hourly rate £17.36 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Open Source as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Gradle
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) JBehave
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V2
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
2 2 (18.18%) JBehave
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Release Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Dojo
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Leaflet
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) OpenLayers
3 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Robotics
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V2
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) ESRI
2 1 (9.09%) Pega
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