The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 67 117
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +50
Contract jobs citing Big Data 30 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.78% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.35% 11.98% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 4
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £408 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £585 £450
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 £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +27.39%

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
321 359 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.40% 14.86% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 218 227
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 8
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.80 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -63.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 21 £575 +17.94% 6
Slough +10 1 £288 -34.28% 2
Newbury +6 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £275 -
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 42 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 25 (44.64%) Analytics
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 24 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (35.71%) Apache Spark
5 17 (30.36%) Scala
5 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
6 16 (28.57%) Apache Hive
7 14 (25.00%) HBase
7 14 (25.00%) Python
8 13 (23.21%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (21.43%) MapReduce
9 12 (21.43%) Finance
9 12 (21.43%) SQL
9 12 (21.43%) Degree
9 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
10 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (17.86%) PhD
11 10 (17.86%) ETL
11 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 10 (17.86%) Marketing
11 10 (17.86%) Data Visualisation
11 10 (17.86%) Machine Learning
11 10 (17.86%) PaaS
11 10 (17.86%) Visualisation
11 10 (17.86%) HDFS
12 9 (16.07%) Impala
12 9 (16.07%) Sqoop
12 9 (16.07%) Oozie
12 9 (16.07%) Apache Solr

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 20 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 13 (23.21%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (16.07%) Apache Solr
4 7 (12.50%) SAS
5 4 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (7.14%) Apache Pig
6 3 (5.36%) Confluence
7 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.79%) GemFire
7 1 (1.79%) nginx
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) SPSS
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) PaaS
2 9 (16.07%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
3 16 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 14 (25.00%) HBase
5 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (16.07%) Impala
6 9 (16.07%) Sqoop
7 7 (12.50%) DB2
8 3 (5.36%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.36%) Neo4j
8 3 (5.36%) OrientDB
8 3 (5.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (3.57%) Base SAS
9 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.57%) SAS EBI
9 2 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.79%) OLTP
10 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.79%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) Hudson
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Marketing
3 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Architect
2 11 (19.64%) Data Architect
3 10 (17.86%) Hadoop Architect
4 9 (16.07%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Data Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Solr Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Architect
6 7 (12.50%) Hadoop Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Data Scientist
7 4 (7.14%) Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Product Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Kafka
2 2 (3.57%) NumPy
2 2 (3.57%) Pandas
2 2 (3.57%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.79%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.79%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) SciPy
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.79%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.36%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (5.36%) Wiki
5 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) FMCG
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.57%) Statistics
6 1 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) Neural Network
6 1 (1.79%) Physics
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) CentOS
2 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Analytics
2 24 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (21.43%) MapReduce
4 10 (17.86%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (17.86%) ETL
4 10 (17.86%) Machine Learning
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Data Governance
5 9 (16.07%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.07%) Predictive Analytics
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
6 8 (14.29%) Data Security
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Web Analytics
8 5 (8.93%) Open Source
9 4 (7.14%) B2B
9 4 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Market Research
9 4 (7.14%) Service Management
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) Scala
3 14 (25.00%) Python
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) R
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) PhD
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) HDFS
2 3 (5.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Oozie
2 3 (5.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Ab Initio
2 8 (14.29%) Hortonworks
3 7 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (8.93%) Cloudera
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) Teradata
6 2 (3.57%) Informatica
6 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Tableau
7 1 (1.79%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Talend