Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Engineer was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Data Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Engineer 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.35% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Glasgow median daily rate £506 - £451
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £451
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.54% +100.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £38.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,630 1,279 1,072
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.31% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 665 580
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £245 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -48.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.66 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -20.00%

Data Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Data Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Data Engineer in Glasgow

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Engineer in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Engineer in Glasgow

Data Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Engineer in Glasgow

Data Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Engineer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Engineer in Glasgow

Data Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Data Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Data Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Varonis
2 5 (83.33%) GitHub
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (83.33%) Go
2 5 (83.33%) ArangoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Terraform
2 5 (83.33%) FINRA
2 5 (83.33%) Data Encryption
2 5 (83.33%) GDPR
2 5 (83.33%) IT Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Neo4j
2 5 (83.33%) Hortonworks
2 5 (83.33%) Cloudera
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Sybase
2 5 (83.33%) Windows

Data Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) ArangoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Neo4j
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Azkaban
4 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (16.67%) HDInsight
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Cryptography
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) Data Encryption
1 5 (83.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection
1 5 (83.33%) DRM
1 5 (83.33%) IT Strategy
1 5 (83.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Go
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISM
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) FINRA
1 5 (83.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cloudera
1 5 (83.33%) Hortonworks
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec
1 5 (83.33%) Varonis
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau