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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 61 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.05% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.95% 0.49% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+143.90% -
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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
228 205 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.60% 25.03% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 87 115
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 5 (50.00%) Sybase
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) DB2
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) J2SE
4 4 (40.00%) JMS
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) DataStage

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (20.00%) DataStage
4 2 (20.00%) HBase
4 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (10.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (10.00%) QualityStage
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2SE
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) OOD
1 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Wealth Management
1 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Netezza
3 1 (10.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (10.00%) Vertica
3 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (10.00%) MapR