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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 37 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Big Data 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.72% 0.30% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 1.72% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -33.33%
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
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
64 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.19% 17.31% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 24
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

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 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 17 (94.44%) Analytics
2 16 (88.89%) Python
3 15 (83.33%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) C++
5 11 (61.11%) R
5 11 (61.11%) HPCC
6 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
6 10 (55.56%) SAS
6 10 (55.56%) Linux
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) Perl
7 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
7 9 (50.00%) Degree
8 7 (38.89%) Data Analytics
9 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
9 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (27.78%) Statistics
10 5 (27.78%) Web Services
10 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
10 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
10 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
11 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
11 4 (22.22%) Publishing
11 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 3 (16.67%) Content Management
12 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (16.67%) Computer Science

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 10 (55.56%) SAS
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) HPCC
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) Pentaho
5 2 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Redmine
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Gradle
2 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Data Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Perl Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Celery
3 2 (11.11%) Django
3 2 (11.11%) Flask
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Dropwizard
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Hystrix
4 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Scalatra
4 1 (5.56%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Statistics
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Semantic Web
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Machine Learning
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Content Enrichment
6 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 12 (66.67%) C++
4 11 (61.11%) R
5 10 (55.56%) Bash Shell
6 9 (50.00%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) GridGain
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) New Relic