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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 22 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.50% 3.90% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.81% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
37 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.13% 32.47% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 29
Median daily rate £438 £360 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.60 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 23 January 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 9 (90.00%) Cloudera
1 9 (90.00%) Kafka
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) ETL
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) HBase
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Flume
6 3 (30.00%) HDFS
6 3 (30.00%) Kibana
6 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
8 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (10.00%) OSGi
8 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
8 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing

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 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Kafka
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (30.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Kibana
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cloudera