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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 123 130 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Big Data 25 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.71% 1.28% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
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
673 623 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.25% 20.66% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 333 297
Median daily rate £353 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +53.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.50 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.00 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -2 13 £438 -10.34% 6
Glasgow +7 9 £450 +20.00% 4
Stirling - 5 £538 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
2 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (32.43%) Data Integration
4 11 (29.73%) Banking
4 11 (29.73%) Analytics
4 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) Unix
6 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) ETL
7 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
7 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) Informatica
7 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Kanban
9 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (16.22%) High Availability
9 6 (16.22%) Teradata
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
10 5 (13.51%) Information Security
10 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (13.51%) Migration
10 5 (13.51%) Splunk
10 5 (13.51%) SIEM

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 (5.41%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Hadoop
2 11 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (21.62%) RDBMS
3 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.81%) PowerCenter
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.41%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.70%) Cloudera CDH
7 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.70%) Impala
7 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.70%) QlikView
7 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) ERwin
2 3 (8.11%) gulp
2 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
2 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (8.11%) Protractor
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (29.73%) Banking
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Data Architect
3 9 (24.32%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Big Data Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) ETL Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Informatica Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.41%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
1 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) CSS3
2 3 (8.11%) Laravel
2 3 (8.11%) SVG
3 2 (5.41%) J2SE
3 2 (5.41%) JMS
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) D3.js
4 1 (2.70%) LESS
4 1 (2.70%) Sass
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Integration
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Fedora
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (29.73%) Analytics
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) ETL
5 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) High Availability
7 6 (16.22%) Kanban
7 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (13.51%) Information Security
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) SIEM
9 4 (10.81%) ETL Development
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
10 3 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CISSP
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) QRadar
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Informatica
3 6 (16.22%) Teradata
4 5 (13.51%) Splunk
5 4 (10.81%) ArcSight
5 4 (10.81%) CA
6 3 (8.11%) Infor
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.41%) Sybase
7 2 (5.41%) Tableau
8 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) MapR
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec