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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 76 113 147
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +34
Contract jobs citing Big Data 53 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.13% 0.75% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.85% 3.51% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 7
Median daily rate £350 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £595 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+35.01% -
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
599 598 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.12% 21.25% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 326 484
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 15
Median hourly rate £43.92 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.12% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £17.50 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +25 25 £337 - 2
Suffolk +14 15 £420 -1.17% 1
Cambridgeshire +25 6 - - 6
Bedfordshire -5 3 £423 -26.43%
East Anglia - 2 £550 -
Norfolk +1 1 £475 -9.52%
Hertfordshire -4 1 £475 -5.00% 6
Big Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 35 (47.30%) Analytics
2 32 (43.24%) Data Analytics
2 32 (43.24%) Java
2 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.78%) Hadoop
4 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 22 (29.73%) Linux
5 21 (28.38%) Cloudera
6 19 (25.68%) Big Data Analytics
7 18 (24.32%) Social Media
8 17 (22.97%) OO
8 17 (22.97%) ETL
8 17 (22.97%) Oracle
8 17 (22.97%) TOGAF
8 17 (22.97%) Marketing
9 16 (21.62%) CRM
9 16 (21.62%) Open Source
10 15 (20.27%) Kafka
10 15 (20.27%) Customer Analytics
10 15 (20.27%) Python
10 15 (20.27%) J2EE
10 15 (20.27%) Data Analysis
10 15 (20.27%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (18.92%) .NET
11 14 (18.92%) Apache Spark
12 13 (17.57%) DB2
12 13 (17.57%) Adobe
13 12 (16.22%) Mainframe
13 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering

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 14 (18.92%) Apache Spark
2 8 (10.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (10.81%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.35%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) SMS
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) Hadoop
2 13 (17.57%) DB2
3 10 (13.51%) HBase
4 7 (9.46%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.70%) Cloudera CDH
7 2 (2.70%) DataStage
7 2 (2.70%) Impala
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) Flink
8 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) OLAP
8 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) Selenium
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.97%) Marketing
2 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 10 (13.51%) Legal
3 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Architect
2 15 (20.27%) Digital Architect
3 10 (13.51%) Big Data Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Developer
6 7 (9.46%) IT Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) J2EE Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) TOGAF Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Big Data Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Data Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Data Modeller
10 3 (4.05%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) J2EE
1 15 (20.27%) Kafka
2 14 (18.92%) .NET
3 7 (9.46%) JSON
4 5 (6.76%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.70%) Java EE
6 1 (1.35%) HTML
6 1 (1.35%) Lucene
6 1 (1.35%) Middleware
6 1 (1.35%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Social Media
2 12 (16.22%) Mainframe
3 9 (12.16%) Virtual Team
4 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.76%) Biology
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.35%) Ontologies
8 1 (1.35%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows Vista
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Analytics
2 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) Data Analytics
3 19 (25.68%) Big Data Analytics
4 17 (22.97%) ETL
4 17 (22.97%) OO
4 17 (22.97%) TOGAF
5 16 (21.62%) CRM
5 16 (21.62%) Open Source
6 15 (20.27%) Customer Analytics
6 15 (20.27%) Data Analysis
6 15 (20.27%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (18.92%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 11 (14.86%) Campaign Management
9 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.51%) Business Analysis
10 10 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (12.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) Java
2 22 (29.73%) SQL
3 15 (20.27%) Python
4 8 (10.81%) C++
5 7 (9.46%) C
6 4 (5.41%) C#
6 4 (5.41%) Scala
7 2 (2.70%) HiveQL
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Apache Flume
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Puppet
2 3 (4.05%) Kibana
3 2 (2.70%) Oozie
4 1 (1.35%) Check_MK
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Cloudera
2 17 (22.97%) Oracle
3 13 (17.57%) Adobe
4 3 (4.05%) FireEye
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Intel
6 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau