Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 89 78
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 -26
Contract jobs citing Open Source 24 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.69% 1.70% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.90% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 9
Glasgow median daily rate £600 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £385 £300
90th Percentile £650 £700 £414
Scotland median daily rate £550 £600 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00% +14.29%
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 1,248 1,527 1,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.07% 89.67% 88.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 880 618
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £271 £256 £255
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 34
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -20.83% +57.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.75 £40.41 £33.53
Scotland median hourly rate £21.92 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.33% - +16.28%

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 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 17 (70.83%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Google
2 13 (54.17%) AWS
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) GCP
4 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (37.50%) Puppet
4 9 (37.50%) Xen
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) IPsec
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Banking
6 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
6 7 (29.17%) JSON
6 7 (29.17%) DHCP
6 7 (29.17%) FTP
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) Apache

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 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 7 (29.17%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) Jetty
2 7 (29.17%) Mongrel
2 7 (29.17%) nginx
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) AWS
2 10 (41.67%) GCP
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (29.17%) Google App Engine
4 5 (20.83%) Google Pay
4 5 (20.83%) Samsung Pay
5 1 (4.17%) Apple Pay
5 1 (4.17%) Azure
5 1 (4.17%) Google Play
5 1 (4.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
1 7 (29.17%) FTP
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
1 7 (29.17%) IPsec
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (25.00%) NFC
2 6 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Travis CI
3 5 (20.83%) Android Studio
3 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (4.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) JSON
1 7 (29.17%) REST
1 7 (29.17%) Servlets
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 6 (25.00%) J2EE
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (12.50%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) Node.js
6 1 (4.17%) Redux
6 1 (4.17%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Digital Wallet
1 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Android Development
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) User Stories
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (8.33%) High Availability
8 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Microservices
9 1 (4.17%) Community of Practice
9 1 (4.17%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Java 8
4 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) ES6
4 1 (4.17%) ES7
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (37.50%) Xen
2 4 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Puppet
2 4 (16.67%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Consul
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Google
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Samsung
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Apple