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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 95 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Big Data 31 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.26% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.37% 8.65% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 2
Median daily rate £485 £457 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £683 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
Big Data
South East

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
331 370 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.73% 14.57% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 227 240
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 16 £500 - 8
Slough +11 6 £371 -50.50%
Big Data
South East

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 36 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (47.30%) Hadoop
3 26 (35.14%) Java
4 25 (33.78%) Analytics
5 24 (32.43%) Python
6 23 (31.08%) SQL
7 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 18 (24.32%) Linux
8 18 (24.32%) Web Services
8 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.97%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (22.97%) RESTful
9 17 (22.97%) Degree
10 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
11 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (16.22%) Windows
13 11 (14.86%) .NET
13 11 (14.86%) C#
13 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
13 11 (14.86%) Open Source
13 11 (14.86%) R
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (13.51%) Maven
14 10 (13.51%) Machine Learning
14 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
14 10 (13.51%) Puppet
14 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
14 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
14 10 (13.51%) Oracle

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 10 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.16%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.16%) SAS
2 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.05%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) SPSS
3 3 (4.05%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) AMQP
4 1 (1.35%) DHCP
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) MQTT
4 1 (1.35%) SNMP
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) Hadoop
2 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
3 17 (22.97%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
6 9 (12.16%) Apache Hive
6 9 (12.16%) Datazen
7 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
8 7 (9.46%) Riak
9 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (6.76%) Power BI
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (4.05%) HBase
12 2 (2.70%) DB2
12 2 (2.70%) SAS EBI
13 1 (1.35%) GIS
13 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Ant
1 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
1 10 (13.51%) Maven
2 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.05%) Gradle
General
1 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (4.05%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.70%) Billing
4 2 (2.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Big Data Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Cloud Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Data Scientist
5 7 (9.46%) Field Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Linux Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Linux Scripter
5 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Big Data Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Web Services
2 17 (22.97%) RESTful
3 11 (14.86%) .NET
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.16%) ADO
4 9 (12.16%) ADO.NET
4 9 (12.16%) Autofac
4 9 (12.16%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (12.16%) Entity Framework
4 9 (12.16%) ODBC
4 9 (12.16%) OLE
4 9 (12.16%) OLE DB
4 9 (12.16%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (12.16%) XML
4 9 (12.16%) XML Schema
5 7 (9.46%) ELK Stack
5 7 (9.46%) Sensu
6 6 (8.11%) CSS
6 6 (8.11%) SciPy
7 4 (5.41%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (12.16%) Smart Meter
3 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 8 (10.81%) Visualisation
4 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
5 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 6 (8.11%) Statistics
6 5 (6.76%) Public Cloud
6 5 (6.76%) Smart Energy
7 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.41%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
8 3 (4.05%) Internet of Things
9 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.70%) IVR
9 2 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (1.35%) Blog
10 1 (1.35%) Economics
10 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.46%) CentOS
4 7 (9.46%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (33.78%) Analytics
3 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
4 11 (14.86%) Open Source
5 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
5 10 (13.51%) DevOps
5 10 (13.51%) Machine Learning
6 9 (12.16%) Document Management
6 9 (12.16%) Project Management
7 8 (10.81%) Change Management
7 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.46%) Data Analytics
8 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.46%) ETL
8 7 (9.46%) Information Governance
8 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (9.46%) Secure Coding
8 7 (9.46%) TDD
8 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) Java
2 24 (32.43%) Python
3 23 (31.08%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) C#
4 11 (14.86%) R
5 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.16%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.11%) C++
7 6 (8.11%) Scala
8 5 (6.76%) C
9 4 (5.41%) Perl
9 4 (5.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) CITP
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) PhD
3 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.41%) PMP
4 3 (4.05%) MCSD
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) MCITP
5 2 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) HDFS
1 1 (1.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Ansible
1 10 (13.51%) Puppet
2 7 (9.46%) Graphite
2 7 (9.46%) logstash
2 7 (9.46%) Terraform
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Remedy
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 4 (5.41%) Teradata
6 3 (4.05%) Tableau
7 2 (2.70%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) Informatica
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat