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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 60 90 66
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.20% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.01% 0.97% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Median daily rate £675 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £425 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £460 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.92 £54.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-21.24% +45.33%
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
183 310 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.76% 20.68% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 163 177
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 9 (39.13%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) Cloudera
3 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
5 4 (17.39%) GeoServer
5 4 (17.39%) OpenLayers
5 4 (17.39%) Ansible
5 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
5 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) Leaflet
5 4 (17.39%) PostGIS
5 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 4 (17.39%) GIS
5 4 (17.39%) ESRI
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) CISM
6 3 (13.04%) Process Management
6 3 (13.04%) CISSP

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 4 (17.39%) GeoServer
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (17.39%) GIS
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
4 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) Riak
5 1 (4.35%) Looker
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Python Developer
4 4 (17.39%) AWS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) GIS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Leaflet
1 4 (17.39%) OpenLayers
1 4 (17.39%) PostGIS
2 2 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
1 4 (17.39%) Use Case
2 3 (13.04%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.04%) Process Management
2 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
2 3 (13.04%) SIEM
2 3 (13.04%) Threat Detection
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VBA
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CEH
1 3 (13.04%) CISM
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
1 3 (13.04%) GIAC
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cloudera
2 4 (17.39%) ESRI
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) Informatica
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter
5 1 (4.35%) MapR
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata