Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 69 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 32 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.46% 1.61% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.73% 5.94% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 2
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -12.20% -
10th Percentile £300 £344 £441
90th Percentile £600 £534 £604
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +28.21%
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 329 303 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.33% 27.13% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 153 230
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £276 £260 £213
90th Percentile £500 £471 £464
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £107.00 £44.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.45% +14.84% -
10th Percentile £12.77 £43.25 £16.33
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.75 £66.58
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +69.00% -9.09%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (68.75%) Python
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 16 (50.00%) QA
4 16 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (46.88%) Unix
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) Kafka
6 14 (43.75%) Apache Spark
7 13 (40.63%) Analytics
7 13 (40.63%) Splunk
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
7 13 (40.63%) Perl
7 13 (40.63%) CISSP
7 13 (40.63%) SANS
8 12 (37.50%) DNS
8 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 12 (37.50%) CEH
8 12 (37.50%) JIRA
8 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
8 12 (37.50%) SIEM
8 12 (37.50%) Parquet
8 12 (37.50%) Grok
9 11 (34.38%) Anomaly Detection
9 11 (34.38%) SDLC
9 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
9 11 (34.38%) Statistical Modelling
9 11 (34.38%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (34.38%) Capacity Planning

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 14 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 6 (18.75%) SAS
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) IaaS
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Parquet
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) Impala
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (6.25%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.25%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.25%) Spark SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Sqoop
4 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Splunk Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Security Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.63%) Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Report Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Hadoop Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
8 2 (6.25%) SAP BW Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Cassandra Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Kafka
2 12 (37.50%) Grok
3 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
4 7 (21.88%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) CSS3
5 6 (18.75%) Ext JS
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) HTML5
5 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) JDBC
6 1 (3.13%) JMS
6 1 (3.13%) JNDI
6 1 (3.13%) Spring
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Analytics
3 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 12 (37.50%) SIEM
4 11 (34.38%) Anomaly Detection
4 11 (34.38%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (34.38%) Data Modelling
4 11 (34.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (34.38%) Performance Analysis
4 11 (34.38%) Process Management
4 11 (34.38%) SDLC
4 11 (34.38%) Statistical Modelling
5 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (25.00%) Content Management
6 8 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
8 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Python
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) Perl
4 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Prolog
8 2 (6.25%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CISSP
1 13 (40.63%) SANS
2 12 (37.50%) CEH
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (9.38%) EMIR
2 3 (9.38%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Ansible
1 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Splunk
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec