Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Scientist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

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 Scientist
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £461 £475 -
% change year-on-year -2.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1227 1091 1565
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 95.12% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 559 824
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £191 £208
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 21
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -58.47% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.13 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +20.00%

Data Scientist
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Scientist in Glasgow

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Data Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) Game Theory
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Research

Data Scientist 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Game Theory
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree