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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 52 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 0.67% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £515 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+28.53% -
Big Data
Scotland

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
150 248 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.51% 27.56% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 125 138
Median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 26 September 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (40.00%) Kanban
3 6 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 3 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (20.00%) MapR
6 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
6 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (20.00%) QRadar
6 3 (20.00%) SANS
6 3 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (20.00%) Infor
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (13.33%) QlikView
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
1 9 (60.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cassandra Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) JSP
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Data Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Data Enrichment
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (20.00%) Infor
2 3 (20.00%) MapR
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 1 (6.67%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos