Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 46 83
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 -7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 58 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 4.00% 2.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 14.32% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 37 13
Median daily rate £575 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £563 £408 £407
90th Percentile £588 £703 £520
Scotland median daily rate £575 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 129 405 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.69% 27.91% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 256 249
Median daily rate £406 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +4.06% +10.34%
10th Percentile £287 £310 £299
90th Percentile £588 £575 £515
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £20.36 £12.50 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.84% +22.52% -41.09%
10th Percentile £20.18 £11.09 £10.02
90th Percentile £20.53 £30.25 £10.55
Median hourly rate £38.20 £12.50 £10.41
% change year-on-year +205.60% +20.13% -40.05%

Big Data
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data in Glasgow

Big Data
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Big Data in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Big Data in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) Kafka
2 6 (85.71%) HDFS
2 6 (85.71%) Impala
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Spark
2 6 (85.71%) Spark SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Hive
2 6 (85.71%) Data Development
2 6 (85.71%) HBase
3 1 (14.29%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
3 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

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 6 (85.71%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Hive
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) HBase
1 6 (85.71%) Impala
1 6 (85.71%) Spark SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Spark Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Scala Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
2 1 (14.29%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) HDFS