The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 11 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.46% 3.10% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.17% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £420 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
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 £45.00 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+35.01% -
Big Data
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
48 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.43% 34.11% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 37
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 17 (85.00%) Cloudera
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) Kafka
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) Apache Spark
5 9 (45.00%) ETL
5 9 (45.00%) HBase
6 8 (40.00%) OO
6 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (35.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Apache
7 7 (35.00%) Python
7 7 (35.00%) Open Source
8 6 (30.00%) Puppet
9 5 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) C++
10 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) ELK Stack
11 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.00%) Kibana
11 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) FireEye
11 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
11 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 11 (55.00%) Apache Spark
2 7 (35.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) HBase
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (10.00%) Impala
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Kafka
2 7 (35.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) ELK Stack
4 1 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ETL
2 8 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) HiveQL
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Kibana
3 2 (10.00%) Oozie
4 1 (5.00%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (15.00%) FireEye
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) Intel