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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank - 36 36
Contract jobs citing Big Data 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.35% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
Big Data
South East

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
117 85 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.15% 34.84% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 44 36
Median daily rate £375 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £503 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ArcSight
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat