Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Structures
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 124 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 20 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.66% 1.84% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £451 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +92.11% -44.82%
10th Percentile £133 £400 £139
90th Percentile £498 £575 £349
Scotland median daily rate £350 £380 £306
% change year-on-year -7.89% +24.18% -12.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 753 814 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.67% 27.71% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 444 350
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +2.27%
10th Percentile £239 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.36% +8.39%
10th Percentile £15.28 £17.78 £14.11
90th Percentile £46.63 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.38 £20.11 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.21% -4.26% +13.51%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in Edinburgh

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Structures in Edinburgh

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Structures in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 Structures.

1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (45.00%) React
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) Redux
3 9 (45.00%) npm
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 6 (30.00%) Subversion
6 6 (30.00%) DOM
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Benchmarking
6 6 (30.00%) webpack
6 6 (30.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) Immutable.js
6 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 5 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Data Management
8 4 (20.00%) Spring

Data Structures
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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) npm
2 3 (15.00%) Yarn
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) webpack
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Front Office
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) React Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support
5 3 (15.00%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (5.00%) Power BI Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) React
1 9 (45.00%) Redux
2 7 (35.00%) JSON
3 6 (30.00%) DOM
3 6 (30.00%) Immutable.js
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 5 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (15.00%) Akka
6 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) Kafka
6 3 (15.00%) Spring Boot
6 3 (15.00%) Spring Integration
6 3 (15.00%) WPF
6 3 (15.00%) XSLT
6 3 (15.00%) Zuul
7 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Benchmarking
1 6 (30.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
1 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
1 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (25.00%) Data Management
2 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 4 (20.00%) Microservices
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) SOLID
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) ES6
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Java 8
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (15.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP