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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 53 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Open Source 4 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 3.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £370 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £31.22 £47.50
% change year-on-year +52.13% -34.26%  

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 550 570 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.08% 81.08% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 342 390
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) iOS 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) ETL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cassandra Developer
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Pega