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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Hadoop
Rank 125 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Hadoop 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.040% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£415 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
629 504 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.63% 20.40% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 218 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +75.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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
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 19 September 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 -1 2 £415 - 3
Glasgow - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
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Hadoop
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

Hadoop
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Product Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree