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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 43 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.27% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.39% 1.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
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
143 176 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.03% 22.36% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 108 123
Median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £195 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £49.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

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
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 5 December 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
4 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) Symantec
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
5 5 (29.41%) MapR
5 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Anomaly Detection
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
5 5 (29.41%) Splunk
5 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
5 5 (29.41%) ArcSight ESM
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) QRadar
5 5 (29.41%) SANS
6 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Data 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 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) QlikView
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Data Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Splunk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) JSP
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Chemistry
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Analytics
2 5 (29.41%) Anomaly Detection
2 5 (29.41%) Kanban
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) SDLC
2 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 2 (11.76%) Android Development
5 2 (11.76%) Data Enrichment
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
1 5 (29.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) ArcSight ESM
1 5 (29.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) ArcSight
2 5 (29.41%) MapR
2 5 (29.41%) Splunk
2 5 (29.41%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Capita
5 1 (5.88%) Infor
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau
5 1 (5.88%) Talend