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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 45 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.33% 2.05% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.08% 8.75% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £444
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.65 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+166.56% -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
93 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.49% 23.46% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 24
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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 £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 June 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 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) Analytics
2 11 (84.62%) R
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) HPCC
3 10 (76.92%) SAS
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 9 (69.23%) Perl
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Statistics
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
8 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (15.38%) Weka
9 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
9 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (15.38%) Publishing
9 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
9 2 (15.38%) GridGain
10 1 (7.69%) Scalatra

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 (76.92%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) HPCC
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) Pentaho
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.69%) Redmine
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Data Scientist
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Data Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Perl Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Celery
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
2 1 (7.69%) Flask
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Hystrix
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Scalatra
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Semantic Web
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) MapReduce
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 11 (84.62%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) R
3 10 (76.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (69.23%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) GridGain
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) New Relic