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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 103 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Big Data 23 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 2.76% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
Median daily rate £483 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £476 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £422
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 £42.84 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+28.53% -
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
505 580 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.66% 18.17% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 317 371
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £32.43 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 September 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 September 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 +19 11 £575 +22.34% 3
Glasgow +12 6 £515 +0.48% 3
Falkirk - 2 £381 -
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (39.58%) Hadoop
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) Analytics
4 12 (25.00%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) Oracle
4 12 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 12 (25.00%) Banking
5 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.83%) ETL
7 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 9 (18.75%) Informatica
8 8 (16.67%) Unix
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.58%) Splunk
9 7 (14.58%) SIEM
9 7 (14.58%) QRadar
10 6 (12.50%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) Teradata
10 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
10 6 (12.50%) Data Quality
10 6 (12.50%) Kanban
11 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
11 5 (10.42%) Apache Hive
11 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
11 5 (10.42%) Perl
11 5 (10.42%) ETL Development

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 4 (8.33%) GeoServer
2 3 (6.25%) SAS
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) Hadoop
2 11 (22.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.42%) Apache Hive
3 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) GIS
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) PowerCenter
4 4 (8.33%) QlikView
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.17%) HBase
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.08%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.08%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 4 (8.33%) ERwin
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) gulp
3 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (4.17%) Protractor
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
1 16 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Big Data Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.33%) ETL Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) GIS Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Splunk Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Data Modeller
9 1 (2.08%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Leaflet
1 4 (8.33%) OpenLayers
1 4 (8.33%) PostGIS
2 2 (4.17%) Ajax
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) CSS3
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (4.17%) J2EE
2 2 (4.17%) JSON
2 2 (4.17%) JSP
2 2 (4.17%) Laravel
2 2 (4.17%) REST
2 2 (4.17%) Servlets
2 2 (4.17%) SVG
3 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.08%) Statistics
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Analytics
2 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) ETL
4 9 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) SIEM
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) ETL Development
8 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.33%) High Availability
9 4 (8.33%) Information Security
9 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Python
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) CISSP
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SANS
3 1 (2.08%) CEH
3 1 (2.08%) CISM
3 1 (2.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) QRadar
2 4 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (6.25%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Informatica
3 7 (14.58%) Splunk
4 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 6 (12.50%) Teradata
5 4 (8.33%) CA
5 4 (8.33%) Cloudera
5 4 (8.33%) ESRI
5 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) Infor
6 3 (6.25%) MapR
6 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.25%) Symantec
6 3 (6.25%) Tableau
7 1 (2.08%) Capita
7 1 (2.08%) Cognos
7 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter