Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 82 45
Rank change year-on-year -9 -37 +57
Contract jobs citing Open Source 25 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.48% 1.20% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.36% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 16
Glasgow median daily rate £415 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £313
90th Percentile £575 £413 £475
Scotland median daily rate £550 £394 £360
% change year-on-year +39.68% +9.38% -9.43%
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 1,504 1,179 1,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.21% 88.12% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 622 588
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £260 £263 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 17
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +45.45% -38.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.25 £34.35 £44.10
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £30.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% -11.89% +56.41%

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 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source Development
5 6 (24.00%) Terraform
5 6 (24.00%) Ansible
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.00%) Puppet
6 5 (20.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) QA
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) IaaS
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (12.00%) Microservices
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (12.00%) React
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (12.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) IaaS
3 3 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) Apple Pay
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Google Pay
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (8.00%) NFC
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Appium
3 1 (4.00%) Calabash
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Gatling
3 1 (4.00%) JBehave
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) React
3 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
4 2 (8.00%) React Native
4 2 (8.00%) REST
4 2 (8.00%) Sass
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Wallet
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source Development
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Microservices
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) User Stories
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
1 6 (24.00%) Terraform
2 5 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Ambari
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.00%) Oozie
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Google
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Samsung
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau