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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 132 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Big Data 18 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.03% 0.94% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Median daily rate £406 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -
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
595 641 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.93% 21.27% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 354 310
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 10 £335 -33.00% 7
Glasgow +6 4 £375 +7.14% 4
Stirling - 4 £550 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 16 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (39.29%) Analytics
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (32.14%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) Banking
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
7 6 (21.43%) ETL
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Splunk
7 6 (21.43%) SIEM
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 5 (17.86%) QRadar
8 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) ArcSight
8 5 (17.86%) High Availability
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
8 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) Information Security
9 4 (14.29%) Informatica
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) Use Case
9 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
1 2 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Hadoop
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
5 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.14%) DB2
6 2 (7.14%) HBase
6 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
6 2 (7.14%) PowerCenter
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.57%) Impala
7 1 (3.57%) Mahout
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) gulp
1 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
1 3 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (10.71%) Protractor
2 2 (7.14%) ERwin
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Law
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) ETL Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) CSS3
2 3 (10.71%) Laravel
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) SVG
3 2 (7.14%) J2SE
3 2 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.57%) D3.js
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) LESS
4 1 (3.57%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (39.29%) Analytics
3 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) SIEM
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) High Availability
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) MapReduce
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CISSP
1 2 (7.14%) SANS
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) QRadar
2 2 (7.14%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Splunk
2 5 (17.86%) ArcSight
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Informatica
4 2 (7.14%) CA
4 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) MapR
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (7.14%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) Teradata
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
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