Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 68 75
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 +15
Contract jobs citing Big Data 32 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.86% 2.23% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.10% 9.12% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 8
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -13.51% -9.76%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £374
90th Percentile £531 £600 £533
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% -10.00%
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 451 307 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.27% 24.42% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 166 139
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £261
90th Percentile £542 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -46.07% +43.76%
10th Percentile £31.63 £12.48 £43.25
90th Percentile £34.88 £195.00 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% -3.45% +74.00%

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 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 20 (62.50%) Analytics
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Data Modelling
4 14 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) Tableau
4 14 (43.75%) Hadoop
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (40.63%) Visualisation
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Java
5 13 (40.63%) Data Lake
5 13 (40.63%) Power BI
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) ETL
8 10 (31.25%) Machine Learning
8 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (31.25%) HDInsight
9 9 (28.13%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (28.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (28.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (28.13%) PaaS
9 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
10 8 (25.00%) AngularJS

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (28.13%) Azure Data Factory
2 9 (28.13%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (28.13%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Yarn
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 13 (40.63%) Data Lake
2 13 (40.63%) Power BI
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 10 (31.25%) HDInsight
4 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 9 (28.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.50%) MySQL
8 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 2 (6.25%) Pentaho
9 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Grunt
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) git-flow
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) ETL Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Angular Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Data Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Azure Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SAP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Head of Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) Kafka
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (3.13%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) AS400
1 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Analytics
2 15 (46.88%) Data Modelling
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Visualisation
5 11 (34.38%) ETL
6 10 (31.25%) Machine Learning
7 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (21.88%) Data Strategy
9 7 (21.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (21.88%) Service Design
9 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
11 5 (15.63%) Data Science
12 4 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
12 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (9.38%) CRM
13 3 (9.38%) Data Extraction
13 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Python
6 3 (9.38%) U-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) Java 8
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) FINRA
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Tableau
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Sybase
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Varonis