Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 48 79
Rank change year-on-year -24 +31 +10
Contract jobs citing Open Source 16 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.38% 3.18% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 3.79% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 8
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +1.27% +46.98%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £231
90th Percentile £432 £425 £433
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.06% - +25.98%
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 998 896 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.03% 83.90% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 459 670
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £257 £210 £213
90th Percentile £506 £454 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -15.52% +65.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.00 £47.03 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +1.16% -7.92% +3.78%

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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) DSDM
5 5 (31.25%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Use Case
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) ISEB
6 4 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) VBScript
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Symantec

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 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Digital
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (12.50%) Drools
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Kafka
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) DSDM
3 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (18.75%) Data Security
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source Development
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) BCP
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) EnCase
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (18.75%) McAfee
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Nuix
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) SAP