The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 53 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.61% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.77% 2.94% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
Big Data
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 170 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.99% 20.86% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 79
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.08 £50.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.84% +138.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Watford +7 1 £375 -
Big Data
East of England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM