The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data
Rank 82 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.55% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 3.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%
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
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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
263 218 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.11% 17.22% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 114 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Big Data Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (78.57%) Analytics
3 10 (71.43%) Hadoop
4 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (57.14%) ETL
6 7 (50.00%) SAS
6 7 (50.00%) Informatica
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) Teradata
8 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 4 (28.57%) RAD
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
11 2 (14.29%) Pega
11 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
12 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 1 (7.14%) Subversion
12 1 (7.14%) Information Management
12 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (7.14%) Spring
12 1 (7.14%) JSF
12 1 (7.14%) Maven
12 1 (7.14%) Ajax
12 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (7.14%) Marketing

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (71.43%) Hadoop
3 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Solutions Designer
1 9 (64.29%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Servlets
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) JMS
1 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) JSF
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) JAX-WS
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Analytics
3 8 (57.14%) ETL
4 5 (35.71%) Web Application Development
5 4 (28.57%) RAD
6 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Information Management
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Informatica
2 6 (42.86%) Teradata
3 2 (14.29%) Pega
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft