Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Lake skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Lake over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Lakes
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 138 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.034% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 0.20% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £418 £413 £400
90th Percentile £483 £438 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Data Lake is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 527 511 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.62% 17.58% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 272 222
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £559 £509 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 - £52.00
10th Percentile £18.40 - £44.25
90th Percentile £34.00 - £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% -1.18% +48.02%

Data Lake
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Lake as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Lake in Edinburgh

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Lake in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Lake also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Lake.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance

Data Lake
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (75.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat