The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Consultant
Rank 80 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £33.25 -
% change year-on-year
-48.21% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1311 1143 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.45% 93.54% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 691 350
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Data Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Consultant in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Consultant across the Edinburgh region.

Data Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Consultant
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Apache

Data Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica