Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 68 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +13
Contract jobs citing Big Data 18 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.51% 1.40% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.74% 5.14% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 2
Glasgow median daily rate £395 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.84% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £300 £362 £318
90th Percentile £484 £533 £503
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +20.48%
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 267 292 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.46% 27.34% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 146 185
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £283 £262 £203
90th Percentile £460 £475 £473
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.83 £17.32 £49.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -64.95% +119.60%
10th Percentile £11.59 £14.74 £49.21
90th Percentile £25.00 £31.54 £49.62
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -40.37% +61.00% -1.96%

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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 8 (44.44%) Python
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) QA
1 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
5 4 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
5 4 (22.22%) Parquet
5 4 (22.22%) SANS
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Process Management
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) CEH
5 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) CISSP
5 4 (22.22%) Perl

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 4 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) 2G
2 1 (5.56%) 3G
2 1 (5.56%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) Parquet
3 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Power BI
3 3 (16.67%) PowerCenter
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Architect
4 2 (11.11%) SAP BW Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Grok
1 4 (22.22%) Kafka
1 4 (22.22%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Anomaly Detection
3 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) Prototyping
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Process Management
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CEH
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
1 4 (22.22%) SANS
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica