The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
South East / Kent
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 2.06% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
57 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.51% 26.84% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 33
Median daily rate £350 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £480 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Big Data
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Scala Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RDF
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL