Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 79 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 -27 +39
Contract jobs citing Open Source 37 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.15% 1.12% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.27% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 13
Glasgow median daily rate £433 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.57% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £371 £275 £263
90th Percentile £680 £432 £425
Scotland median daily rate £675 £401 £350
% change year-on-year +68.54% +14.43% -14.11%
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 1,552 1,104 968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.08% 88.39% 85.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 618 489
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £508 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.13 £24.00 £19.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.85% +25.26% -15.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.13 £45.63
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
2 10 (27.03%) BDD
3 9 (24.32%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Open Source Development
4 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
6 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.51%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) Finance
7 4 (10.81%) HTML
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.81%) RESTful
7 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.81%) Progressive Web App
7 4 (10.81%) OpenLayers
8 3 (8.11%) Terraform
8 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.11%) IaaS
8 3 (8.11%) MVVM

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 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.70%) Apple Pay
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.70%) Datadog
5 1 (2.70%) Google Pay
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) NFC
2 1 (2.70%) DKIM
2 1 (2.70%) DMARC
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) HBase
1 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
1 1 (2.70%) QlikView
1 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) Android Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) Grunt
4 2 (5.41%) gulp
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Appium
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Calabash
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Gatling
5 1 (2.70%) JBehave
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Automation Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Android Developer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
1 4 (10.81%) OpenLayers
1 4 (10.81%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) Android SDK
2 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.11%) JSON
2 3 (8.11%) REST
2 3 (8.11%) Spring
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) CSS3
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) React
3 2 (5.41%) React Native
3 2 (5.41%) Sass
3 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Digital Wallet
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) DC/OS
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) BDD
2 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
3 9 (24.32%) DevOps
4 8 (21.62%) Open Source Development
4 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Progressive Web App
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) Android Development
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
7 3 (8.11%) MVVM
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) HDFS
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) Postfix
1 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
1 3 (8.11%) Terraform
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Ambari
3 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.70%) Oozie
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Packer
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) Proofpoint
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Samsung
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Talend