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 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich - 2.20% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +27.39%

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
31 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.26% 13.19% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 30
Median daily rate £325 £344 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £380 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (80.00%) Kafka
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) HBase
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DataPower
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE

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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) HBase
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Data Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cloudera