The first table below looks at the demand for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Glasgow region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data
Rank 67 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% 0.37% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
- +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
199 231 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.22% 28.59% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 117 85
Average daily rate £325 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Big Data
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Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the Glasgow region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Big Data
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data.

1 4 (100.00%) HND
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Big Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) HND