The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 52 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.61% 2.31% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.96% 8.51% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £475 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 - £20.50
Big Data
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
102 94 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.29% 27.09% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 84 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £321 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +620.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) R
3 2 (50.00%) HPCC
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) HPCC
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Perl Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Hystrix
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Scalatra
2 1 (25.00%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) GridGain
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) New Relic
1 1 (25.00%) VMware