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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 91 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Big Data 29 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 0.39% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.71% 1.81% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 14
Median daily rate £450 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £435 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £575 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £468 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
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
432 607 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.13% 21.34% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 356 391
Median daily rate £375 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +29 12 £675 +58.82% 11
Glasgow +14 11 £463 -7.50% 3
Aberdeen - 4 £400 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 23 (44.23%) Python
2 19 (36.54%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) Hadoop
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 14 (26.92%) Analytics
4 13 (25.00%) Perl
5 12 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (17.31%) Apache Spark
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) CISSP
7 8 (15.38%) Firewall
7 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.38%) Apache Hive
7 8 (15.38%) Splunk
7 8 (15.38%) QRadar
8 7 (13.46%) Cloudera
8 7 (13.46%) Linux
8 7 (13.46%) Use Case
9 6 (11.54%) Unix
9 6 (11.54%) IBM
9 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) PHP
9 6 (11.54%) Statistical Modelling
9 6 (11.54%) SIEM
9 6 (11.54%) HBase
9 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.54%) MapR
10 5 (9.62%) Anomaly Detection
10 5 (9.62%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) ArcSight

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 9 (17.31%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.69%) GeoServer
3 3 (5.77%) SAS
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (9.62%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) Hadoop
2 8 (15.38%) Apache Hive
3 6 (11.54%) HBase
4 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.69%) GIS
4 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.69%) QlikView
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.85%) Redis
6 2 (3.85%) Riak
7 1 (1.92%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
2 4 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) gulp
3 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (3.85%) Protractor
4 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Architect
2 10 (19.23%) Big Data Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Hadoop Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (7.69%) GIS Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Splunk Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Splunk Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Analytics Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Kafka
1 4 (7.69%) Leaflet
1 4 (7.69%) OpenLayers
1 4 (7.69%) PostGIS
2 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) Ajax
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) CSS3
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) JSON
3 2 (3.85%) JSP
3 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) Servlets
3 2 (3.85%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Chemistry
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Statistics
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Analytics
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.46%) Use Case
5 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.54%) SIEM
5 6 (11.54%) Statistical Modelling
6 5 (9.62%) Anomaly Detection
6 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.62%) SDLC
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) Kanban
7 4 (7.69%) Process Management
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Machine Learning
8 3 (5.77%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.77%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Python
2 19 (36.54%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) Perl
4 12 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) VBA
7 4 (7.69%) C
7 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) CISSP
2 5 (9.62%) SANS
3 3 (5.77%) CEH
3 3 (5.77%) CISM
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) GIAC
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) QRadar
2 5 (9.62%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Splunk
2 7 (13.46%) Cloudera
3 6 (11.54%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) MapR
4 5 (9.62%) ArcSight
4 5 (9.62%) Symantec
5 4 (7.69%) ESRI
5 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.69%) Tableau
6 3 (5.77%) Informatica
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.77%) Twitter
7 1 (1.92%) Capita
7 1 (1.92%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.92%) Infor
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Talend
7 1 (1.92%) Teradata
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