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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 62 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.51% 1.28% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.68% 4.71% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £388 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -3.88% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 176 191 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.55% 27.13% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 124 110
Median daily rate £380 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Big Data as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Splunk
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) SANS
4 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) SAS
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) CSS

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 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 4 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Parquet
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Ajax
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS3
1 3 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (25.00%) Grok
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) Kafka
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Prolog
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) SANS
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (8.33%) EMIR
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (16.67%) QRadar
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Splunk
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) MapR
4 1 (8.33%) Netezza
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Talend