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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 83 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Big Data 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.56% 1.06% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £438 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -7.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
285 284 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.53% 19.75% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 135
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 (40.00%) Informatica
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
1 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (30.00%) Teradata
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Splunk
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) CA
5 4 (20.00%) PowerCenter
5 4 (20.00%) ERwin
5 4 (20.00%) ETL Development
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (15.00%) User Experience
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Laravel
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) Impala
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) ERwin
2 3 (15.00%) gulp
2 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (15.00%) Protractor
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) ETL Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Informatica Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) CSS3
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) HTML5
1 3 (15.00%) Laravel
1 3 (15.00%) SVG
2 1 (5.00%) D3.js
2 1 (5.00%) LESS
2 1 (5.00%) Sass
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Fedora
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) ETL Development
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) QRadar
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Informatica
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Teradata
3 4 (20.00%) CA
3 4 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau