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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.23% 0.34% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 1.53% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £375 £700 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +55.55%
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 £47.00 £46.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +25.67%

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
150 326 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.47% 22.24% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 178 158
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £9.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+448.26% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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 19 February 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 11 (42.31%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Java
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Unix
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) CISSP
5 6 (23.08%) CEH
5 6 (23.08%) Splunk
5 6 (23.08%) Cloudera
5 6 (23.08%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) SAS
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
7 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) SIEM
8 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) PostGIS
8 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
8 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (11.54%) Leaflet
8 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity

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 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 3 (11.54%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) GIS
4 2 (7.69%) CouchDB
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Riak
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Impala
5 1 (3.85%) Looker
5 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.85%) Power BI
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Big Data Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (11.54%) GIS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Data Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Splunk Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Leaflet
2 3 (11.54%) OpenLayers
2 3 (11.54%) PostGIS
3 2 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Analytics
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Use Case
4 3 (11.54%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Process Management
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Threat Detection
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) VBA
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CEH
1 6 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (11.54%) CISM
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) GIAC
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cloudera
1 6 (23.08%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) ESRI
3 3 (11.54%) Informatica
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Teradata
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter
5 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) MapR
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau