Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 68 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.83% 2.49% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.85% 8.56% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 15
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.99% +10.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £425 £347 £350
90th Percentile £588 £526 £600
Scotland median daily rate £475 £443 £400
% change year-on-year +7.34% +10.63% -11.11%
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 381 514 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 27.06% 29.04% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 283 181
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £299
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £430 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +4.88% +5.81% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £21.45 £107.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.54% -79.95% +140.45%
10th Percentile £9.76 £10.06 £12.77
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.63 £195.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £43.39
% change year-on-year +53.85% -62.55% +20.53%

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 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 41 (60.29%) Apache Spark
2 39 (57.35%) Hadoop
3 37 (54.41%) Kafka
4 34 (50.00%) Java
5 28 (41.18%) Apache Hive
5 28 (41.18%) Scala
5 28 (41.18%) HDFS
6 27 (39.71%) HBase
7 26 (38.24%) Banking
8 24 (35.29%) SQL
9 23 (33.82%) Impala
10 21 (30.88%) Analytics
11 18 (26.47%) Spark SQL
11 18 (26.47%) Data Development
12 17 (25.00%) Python
12 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (23.53%) Investment Banking
14 15 (22.06%) Jenkins
15 14 (20.59%) Spring
15 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (20.59%) Finance
16 13 (19.12%) Metadata Management
16 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (17.65%) Spring Boot
17 12 (17.65%) Oracle
18 10 (14.71%) Web Services
19 9 (13.24%) Data Management
19 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
19 9 (13.24%) Git (software)

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 41 (60.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Azure
2 7 (10.29%) AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (2.94%) GCP
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
1 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.47%) DNS
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (57.35%) Hadoop
2 28 (41.18%) Apache Hive
3 27 (39.71%) HBase
4 23 (33.82%) Impala
5 18 (26.47%) Spark SQL
6 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
7 7 (10.29%) Data Lake
7 7 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.35%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.41%) Parquet
10 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.94%) BigQuery
11 2 (2.94%) Bigtable
11 2 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (2.94%) QlikView
12 1 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.29%) Maven
4 6 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.82%) Subversion
5 4 (5.88%) FindBugs
5 4 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (2.94%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.47%) PyCharm
General
1 26 (38.24%) Banking
2 16 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 14 (20.59%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.94%) Billing
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (60.29%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Big Data Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Scala Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Data Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Architect
6 8 (11.76%) Java Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Data Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Python Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Data Programmer
10 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Hadoop Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 2 (2.94%) Java Programmer
10 2 (2.94%) Programmer
10 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) Kafka
2 14 (20.59%) Spring
3 12 (17.65%) Spring Boot
4 10 (14.71%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) Middleware
6 3 (4.41%) Apache Avro
6 3 (4.41%) MLlib
6 3 (4.41%) NumPy
6 3 (4.41%) REST
6 3 (4.41%) scikit-learn
6 3 (4.41%) Velocity
7 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.94%) JMS
7 2 (2.94%) Pandas
7 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
7 2 (2.94%) Seaborn
8 1 (1.47%) Django
8 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.41%) Mashup
5 2 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Analytics
2 18 (26.47%) Data Development
3 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.12%) Metadata Management
5 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.24%) Data Management
6 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (13.24%) SDLC
7 8 (11.76%) Data Ingestion
7 8 (11.76%) ETL
7 8 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 8 (11.76%) Project Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.82%) Business Development
9 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (8.82%) Data Architecture
9 6 (8.82%) DevOps
9 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) Scala
3 24 (35.29%) SQL
4 17 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) R
7 2 (2.94%) C
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) Go
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) Java 8
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 28 (41.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.94%) Oozie
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.88%) Splunk
4 3 (4.41%) Databricks
5 2 (2.94%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase