The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 68 52 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Contract jobs citing Big Data 14 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 2.07% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.40% 9.94% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.95%
Big Data
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
149 181 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.43% 20.78% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 119 111
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £11.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 Reading region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 22 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) RESTful
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
6 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (30.43%) Python
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) Web Services
7 12 (26.09%) Windows
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (21.74%) Open Source
8 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 10 (21.74%) .NET
8 10 (21.74%) C#
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
9 9 (19.57%) Maven
9 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
9 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
9 9 (19.57%) Ant
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) ADO
9 9 (19.57%) ADO.NET
9 9 (19.57%) XML
9 9 (19.57%) ODBC
9 9 (19.57%) MS Excel

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (19.57%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) Hadoop
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (19.57%) Datazen
5 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 6 (13.04%) Riak
7 5 (10.87%) Apache Hive
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.52%) HBase
10 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (4.35%) Power BI
11 1 (2.17%) HDInsight
11 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Ant
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
1 9 (19.57%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Gradle
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
1 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (19.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Big Data Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Cloud Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Linux Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Linux Scripter
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Field Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) RESTful
2 12 (26.09%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) .NET
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
4 9 (19.57%) ADO
4 9 (19.57%) ADO.NET
4 9 (19.57%) Autofac
4 9 (19.57%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (19.57%) Entity Framework
4 9 (19.57%) ODBC
4 9 (19.57%) OLE
4 9 (19.57%) OLE DB
4 9 (19.57%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (19.57%) XML
4 9 (19.57%) XML Schema
5 6 (13.04%) CSS
5 6 (13.04%) ELK Stack
5 6 (13.04%) Sensu
6 3 (6.52%) J2EE
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
1 9 (19.57%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.39%) Smart Meter
3 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) IVR
6 1 (2.17%) BYOD
6 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) CentOS
3 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 10 (21.74%) Open Source
4 9 (19.57%) DevOps
5 8 (17.39%) Change Management
5 8 (17.39%) Document Management
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 7 (15.22%) Analytics
7 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
7 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.04%) Information Governance
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Secure Coding
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
7 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Memory Management
8 5 (10.87%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Python
4 10 (21.74%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) R
6 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.87%) C
7 5 (10.87%) C++
7 5 (10.87%) Scala
8 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) CITP
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.70%) PMP
4 3 (6.52%) MCSD
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) HDFS
1 1 (2.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Ansible
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
2 6 (13.04%) Graphite
2 6 (13.04%) logstash
2 6 (13.04%) Terraform
3 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) Remedy
4 4 (8.70%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Cloudera