The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 79 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +17
Contract jobs citing Big Data 52 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.04% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.39% 3.51% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 13
Median daily rate £350 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £568 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £466 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
Big Data
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
620 713 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.30% 22.56% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 411 491
Median daily rate £375 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 23
Median hourly rate £42.75 £34.34 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.49% +14.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £17.45 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £50.00 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the East of England region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Essex - 23 £324 - 1
Suffolk +11 15 £420 -1.17%
Cambridgeshire +23 8 £400 -12.56% 9
Hertfordshire +2 2 £425 -15.00% 5
East Anglia +1 2 £550 -
Bedfordshire +1 2 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 32 (47.76%) Analytics
2 30 (44.78%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) Data Analytics
4 26 (38.81%) Hadoop
4 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.85%) SQL
5 20 (29.85%) Linux
5 20 (29.85%) Cloudera
6 18 (26.87%) ETL
7 17 (25.37%) Big Data Analytics
8 16 (23.88%) Python
8 16 (23.88%) CRM
8 16 (23.88%) Oracle
9 14 (20.90%) OO
9 14 (20.90%) Data Analysis
9 14 (20.90%) Kafka
9 14 (20.90%) Social Media
10 13 (19.40%) Open Source
10 13 (19.40%) Marketing
10 13 (19.40%) Apache Spark
11 12 (17.91%) Customer Analytics
11 12 (17.91%) J2EE
11 12 (17.91%) DB2
12 11 (16.42%) Mainframe
12 11 (16.42%) TOGAF
12 11 (16.42%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (14.93%) Campaign Management
13 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
13 10 (14.93%) Zachman Framework
13 10 (14.93%) Telecoms

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (19.40%) Apache Spark
2 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 6 (8.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.49%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) Hadoop
2 12 (17.91%) DB2
3 9 (13.43%) Apache Hive
3 9 (13.43%) HBase
4 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (2.99%) DataStage
6 2 (2.99%) Impala
6 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Flink
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) Gradle
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (19.40%) Marketing
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Automotive
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Architect
2 11 (16.42%) Digital Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Hadoop Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) IT Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Big Data Manager
8 3 (4.48%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.48%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) Kafka
2 12 (17.91%) J2EE
3 10 (14.93%) .NET
4 6 (8.96%) JSON
5 5 (7.46%) ELK Stack
6 3 (4.48%) Java EE
7 1 (1.49%) HTML
7 1 (1.49%) Lucene
7 1 (1.49%) Mason
7 1 (1.49%) Middleware
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) SOAP
7 1 (1.49%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (1.49%) Spring
7 1 (1.49%) Thymeleaf
7 1 (1.49%) Web Services
7 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Social Media
2 11 (16.42%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.97%) Biology
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) Ontologies
8 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience
8 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Vista
3 5 (7.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Analytics
2 29 (43.28%) Data Analytics
3 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.87%) ETL
5 17 (25.37%) Big Data Analytics
6 16 (23.88%) CRM
7 14 (20.90%) Data Analysis
7 14 (20.90%) OO
8 13 (19.40%) Open Source
9 12 (17.91%) Customer Analytics
10 11 (16.42%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (16.42%) TOGAF
11 10 (14.93%) Campaign Management
11 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
11 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.93%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (11.94%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (10.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 16 (23.88%) Python
4 8 (11.94%) C++
5 6 (8.96%) C
5 6 (8.96%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) Scala
6 2 (2.99%) HiveQL
6 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Kibana
3 2 (2.99%) Oozie
4 1 (1.49%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Cloudera
2 16 (23.88%) Oracle
3 9 (13.43%) Adobe
4 3 (4.48%) FireEye
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) BT
6 1 (1.49%) Cognos
6 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.49%) Intel
6 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau