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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% 0.53% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.46% 2.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +3.72% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £33.06 £34.50
% change year-on-year +42.18% -4.18%  

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 137 101 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.71% 17.75% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 131
Median daily rate £363 £348 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.31% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
3 3 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Talend
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) MapR
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 3 (27.27%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC

Big Data
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Hive
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DataStage
2 1 (9.09%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Software Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Statistical Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Chemistry
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) SANS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight ESM
1 3 (27.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
2 3 (27.27%) MapR
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 3 (27.27%) Talend
3 2 (18.18%) Netezza
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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