The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 52 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.74% 0.49% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.67% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +25.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
150 122 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.88% 19.74% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 65 129
Median daily rate £375 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.61 £49.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.39% +119.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £49.41 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data 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 Big Data.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) CISSP
5 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 5 (33.33%) Splunk
5 5 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 5 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 5 (33.33%) MapR
5 5 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (33.33%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) QRadar
5 5 (33.33%) SANS
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Big Data
Top Related 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 5 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (13.33%) IBM BigInsights
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) DataStage
4 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Software Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) JSP
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Chemistry
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Analytics
1 5 (33.33%) Anomaly Detection
1 5 (33.33%) SDLC
1 5 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Enrichment
4 2 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
1 5 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) ArcSight ESM
1 5 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (33.33%) MapR
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (13.33%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Netezza
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau