Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Big Data skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Big Data over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Big Data
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 79 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 30 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.97% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.61% 2.33% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.74% -6.90%
10th Percentile £406 £423 £300
90th Percentile £500 £520 £413
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.54% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Big Data is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 394 301 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.82% 26.54% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 152 156
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% -
10th Percentile £303 £261 £221
90th Percentile £506 £486 £425
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £10.20 £17.32 £49.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.09% -64.95% +93.76%
10th Percentile £10.02 £14.74 £49.21
90th Percentile £10.55 £17.36 £49.62
Scotland median hourly rate £10.41 £17.36 £33.10
% change year-on-year -40.05% -47.57% +1.85%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Big Data as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 18 (60.00%) Python
1 18 (60.00%) Analytics
2 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Unix
4 12 (40.00%) Splunk
5 11 (36.67%) Hadoop
5 11 (36.67%) REST
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) Scala
7 8 (26.67%) Data Analytics
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (23.33%) Metadata Management
8 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (23.33%) DevOps
8 7 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (23.33%) Scrum
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) ETL
8 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
8 7 (23.33%) Big Data Analytics
9 6 (20.00%) Kafka
9 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Big Data
Co-occurring 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Jetty
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) FTP
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) 2G
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) 4G
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) LTE
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Zeppelin
4 4 (13.33%) HBase
5 3 (10.00%) Data Lake
5 3 (10.00%) Power BI
6 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) Parquet
7 1 (3.33%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) GitLab
5 1 (3.33%) Gradle
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) REST
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) Kafka
4 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.67%) J2EE
4 5 (16.67%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (13.33%) JDBC
5 4 (13.33%) JMS
5 4 (13.33%) JNDI
5 4 (13.33%) Spring Batch
6 3 (10.00%) Angular 2
7 2 (6.67%) Middleware
7 2 (6.67%) Node.js
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) NumPy
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (23.33%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.33%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Unix
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Analytics
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (26.67%) Data Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 7 (23.33%) Machine Learning
4 7 (23.33%) Metadata Management
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Data Development
6 5 (16.67%) Kanban
6 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (13.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Scala
4 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
2 5 (16.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Splunk
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Perforce
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau