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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 121 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Big Data 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.43% 0.081%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.37% 2.03% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
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£375 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
585 542 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.08% 21.43% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 290 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow -4 5 £375 - 1
Edinburgh -5 3 £500 -4.76% 3
Big Data
UK

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (40.91%) Analytics
4 8 (36.36%) NoSQL
4 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (31.82%) SAS
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) Teradata
6 6 (27.27%) Informatica
7 5 (22.73%) ETL
7 5 (22.73%) OOD
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
8 4 (18.18%) Investment Management
8 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 4 (18.18%) Scala
8 4 (18.18%) Information Management
8 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Spring
8 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
8 4 (18.18%) Sybase
8 4 (18.18%) DB2
8 4 (18.18%) JUnit
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Hadoop
2 8 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) DB2
3 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Solutions Designer
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Spring
1 4 (18.18%) JMS
1 4 (18.18%) J2SE
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) ETL
2 5 (22.73%) OOD
2 5 (22.73%) OO
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Management
3 4 (18.18%) Information Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
4 2 (9.09%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Scala
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Teradata
1 6 (27.27%) Informatica
2 4 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (9.09%) Pega
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudera