The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 5.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+27.39% -
Big Data
Scotland

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 West Lothian region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 17.19% 18.31% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 9
Average daily rate £343 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Big Data across the West Lothian region.

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian