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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 83 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.25% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.86% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £463 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.21% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
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
285 269 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.57% 16.97% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 155 123
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +286.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Big Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Big Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 8 (42.11%) Informatica
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
1 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Teradata
3 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Splunk
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (21.05%) CA
5 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
5 4 (21.05%) ERwin
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) ETL Development
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 3 (15.79%) gulp
6 3 (15.79%) User Experience
6 3 (15.79%) Protractor
6 3 (15.79%) QRadar

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (21.05%) PowerCenter
4 3 (15.79%) Data Lake
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) ERwin
2 3 (15.79%) gulp
2 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (15.79%) Protractor
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) ETL Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) CSS3
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) Laravel
1 3 (15.79%) SVG
2 1 (5.26%) D3.js
2 1 (5.26%) LESS
2 1 (5.26%) Sass
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ETL
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) ETL Development
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Informatica
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Teradata
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) Splunk
4 3 (15.79%) ArcSight