Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Scientist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 September 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 Scientist
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 99 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £460 -
% change year-on-year -2.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £30.21

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 1,645 1,315 1,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.43% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 685 665
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £253 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +51.79% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.05 £56.63 £43.55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +13.92% -8.14%

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