The table below looks at the statistics for Hadoop 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 Hadoop over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 116 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% - 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £488 £385
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +26.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
Hadoop
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
642 594 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.94% 24.05% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 283 262
Average daily rate £370 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 20
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

Hadoop
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hadoop across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Hadoop Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Hadoop
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hadoop across the Scotland region.

Hadoop Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Hadoop
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hadoop across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Hadoop Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Hadoop
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 Hadoop within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Edinburgh - 5 £390 - 2
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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UK

Hadoop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Hadoop 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 Hadoop.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) GIS
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) XQuery

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Hadoop 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 Hadoop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSTL
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) XQuery
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) Cloudera