The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hadoop over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 74 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.089% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
238 204 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.75% 18.10% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 89 53
Average daily rate £364 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hadoop across the Edinburgh region.

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Hadoop
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Hadoop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hadoop.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Hadoop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hadoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree