Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 126 125
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Lake 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 0.76% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -
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 497 523 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.73% 19.57% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 284 281
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £291 £260
90th Percentile £544 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £404 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +4.19% +10.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.28% -8.17% +45.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -62.55% +20.53% +11.03%

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

Data Lake
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Lake in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Lake in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (60.00%) Power BI
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Teradata
4 5 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (20.00%) SAS
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Legal
8 1 (10.00%) VPN

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 2 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (10.00%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (60.00%) Power BI
3 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) R
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft