The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 122 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.48% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.89% 2.20% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate £500 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £273 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £485 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
Big Data
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
528 590 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.72% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 345 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 5 £700 +55.55% 5
Glasgow - 3 £300 - 6
Stirling - 1 - -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Big Data 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 Big Data.

1 15 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) HBase
6 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
7 3 (15.00%) Oozie
7 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
7 3 (15.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Law
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) Perl
8 2 (10.00%) RDBMS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Big Data 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 Big Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (20.00%) HBase
5 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.00%) Impala
7 1 (5.00%) Mahout
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Law
3 3 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Fedora
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) R
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oozie
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (10.00%) Informatica
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) MapR
2 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.00%) Netezza
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau
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