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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.070% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.07% 0.32% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £675 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £615 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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
172 311 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.98% 21.81% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 160 141
Median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 19 January 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 4 (17.39%) GIS
4 4 (17.39%) ESRI
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) Leaflet
4 4 (17.39%) PostGIS
4 4 (17.39%) Artifactory
4 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) Ansible
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
4 4 (17.39%) GeoServer
4 4 (17.39%) OpenLayers
5 3 (13.04%) Threat Detection
5 3 (13.04%) QRadar
5 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
5 3 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) GIAC
5 3 (13.04%) CEH
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared

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%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) Riak
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.35%) Impala
5 1 (4.35%) Looker
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
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
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Big Data Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Python Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) AWS Developer
5 4 (17.39%) GIS Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Splunk Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Big Data Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Designer
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 4 (17.39%) 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%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
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%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
4 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
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
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
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%) Twitter
5 1 (4.35%) MapR
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle