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 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 30 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Big Data 11 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.36% 5.84% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.41% 18.82% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 2
Median daily rate £475 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +76.00%
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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
82 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.08% 31.02% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 64
Median daily rate £450 £439 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +29.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.97 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Semantic Web
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Scala
3 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Publishing
4 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
4 5 (38.46%) Docker
5 4 (30.77%) Mesos
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Informatics
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Confluence
6 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
7 2 (15.38%) AngularJS

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 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Jetty
4 1 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Gradle
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Data Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) Lucene
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Semantic Web
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Informatics
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Scala
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Mesos
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds