Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 79 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Big Data 43 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.43% 1.32% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.58% 5.15% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 13
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £350 £369 £308
90th Percentile £523 £503 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £388 £438
% change year-on-year +9.68% -11.43% -2.78%
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 501 330 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.35% 25.68% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 153 189
Glasgow median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £309 £292 £248
90th Percentile £550 £458 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.45 £190.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.71% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.38 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -43.82% +20.53% +6.67%

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 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 28 (65.12%) Analytics
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) Hadoop
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 19 (44.19%) Python
5 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
5 18 (41.86%) ETL
6 17 (39.53%) Machine Learning
7 16 (37.21%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
8 14 (32.56%) Visualisation
8 14 (32.56%) Java
9 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
9 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (27.91%) Unix
10 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (27.91%) Splunk
10 12 (27.91%) Power BI
10 12 (27.91%) Data Lake
11 11 (25.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 11 (25.58%) REST
11 11 (25.58%) Tableau
11 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (25.58%) Oracle
11 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
12 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
12 10 (23.26%) Scala
12 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (23.26%) Apache Spark

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 10 (23.26%) Apache Spark
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Pig
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.33%) Jetty
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (25.58%) Azure Data Factory
3 9 (20.93%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (20.93%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) FTP
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) 2G
2 1 (2.33%) 3G
2 1 (2.33%) 4G
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) LTE
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) Hadoop
2 16 (37.21%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (27.91%) Data Lake
3 12 (27.91%) Power BI
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (23.26%) HDInsight
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (20.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
7 6 (13.95%) Apache Hive
8 5 (11.63%) Apache Zeppelin
8 5 (11.63%) HBase
9 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
10 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (4.65%) Impala
10 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) git-flow
5 1 (2.33%) GitLab
5 1 (2.33%) Gradle
5 1 (2.33%) Mockito
5 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) ETL Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.65%) Java Scala Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) REST
2 7 (16.28%) CSS
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) Kafka
2 7 (16.28%) Spring
3 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.63%) J2EE
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (9.30%) JDBC
4 4 (9.30%) JMS
4 4 (9.30%) JNDI
4 4 (9.30%) Spring Batch
5 3 (6.98%) Angular 2
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js
6 2 (4.65%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (4.65%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) FreeMarker
7 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (16.28%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Unix
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Analytics
2 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
3 18 (41.86%) ETL
4 17 (39.53%) Machine Learning
5 14 (32.56%) Visualisation
6 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (18.60%) Data Analytics
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 7 (16.28%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (16.28%) Data Strategy
8 7 (16.28%) DevOps
8 7 (16.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (16.28%) Metadata Management
8 7 (16.28%) Service Design
9 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.95%) Kanban
9 6 (13.95%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Python
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Scala
5 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
6 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Ansible
2 5 (11.63%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Splunk
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Tableau
3 5 (11.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) SAP