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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 90 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Contract jobs citing Big Data 38 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.24% 3.75% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 16
Median daily rate £350 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £417 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £444
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +143.90%
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
609 746 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.89% 23.93% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 423 466
Median daily rate £400 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £23.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 16 £335 - 2
Suffolk -4 11 £388 -8.82% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 6 £400 -11.11% 8
Hertfordshire +15 2 £400 -20.00% 3
East Anglia -2 2 £550 -
Bedfordshire -3 1 - -
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (47.17%) Analytics
2 24 (45.28%) Java
3 23 (43.40%) Hadoop
4 22 (41.51%) Data Analytics
5 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.30%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) Python
6 15 (28.30%) Cloudera
7 14 (26.42%) Big Data Analytics
7 14 (26.42%) SQL
8 13 (24.53%) ETL
9 12 (22.64%) CRM
10 11 (20.75%) Oracle
10 11 (20.75%) Social Media
11 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
11 10 (18.87%) Marketing
12 9 (16.98%) Finance
12 9 (16.98%) J2EE
12 9 (16.98%) Apache Hive
12 9 (16.98%) Kafka
12 9 (16.98%) Apache Spark
13 8 (15.09%) Customer Analytics
13 8 (15.09%) Open Source
13 8 (15.09%) OO
13 8 (15.09%) DB2
13 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
13 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
13 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (13.21%) Scala
14 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (16.98%) Apache Spark
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Pig
3 4 (7.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.98%) Apache Hive
3 8 (15.09%) DB2
4 6 (11.32%) HBase
5 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (3.77%) DataStage
6 2 (3.77%) Impala
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Gradle
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.43%) Legal
5 3 (5.66%) Automotive
6 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Digital Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Big Data Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) ETL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Architect
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) J2EE
1 9 (16.98%) Kafka
2 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 5 (9.43%) ELK Stack
4 4 (7.55%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) Java EE
6 1 (1.89%) HTML
6 1 (1.89%) Lucene
6 1 (1.89%) Mason
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (1.89%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.89%) Spring
6 1 (1.89%) Thymeleaf
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Social Media
2 8 (15.09%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.55%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Biology
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Vista
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Analytics
2 22 (41.51%) Data Analytics
3 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) Big Data Analytics
5 13 (24.53%) ETL
6 12 (22.64%) CRM
7 10 (18.87%) Data Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) Customer Analytics
8 8 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (15.09%) OO
8 8 (15.09%) Open Source
9 7 (13.21%) Campaign Management
9 7 (13.21%) Functional Programming
9 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.21%) TOGAF
9 7 (13.21%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
10 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) C++
4 7 (13.21%) Scala
5 5 (9.43%) C
6 2 (3.77%) HiveQL
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Apache Flume
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 2 (3.77%) Oozie
3 1 (1.89%) Check_MK
3 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Cloudera
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) Adobe
4 3 (5.66%) FireEye
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) BT
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.89%) Intel
6 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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