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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 59 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing Big Data 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 1.50% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.72% 8.48% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
Median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £444
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +143.90%
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
127 165 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.18% 17.63% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 107 76
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 19 (59.38%) Hadoop
2 17 (53.13%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 10 (31.25%) Change Management
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (31.25%) Smart Meter
6 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) ITIL
7 8 (25.00%) .NET
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) Project Management
8 7 (21.88%) OLE
8 7 (21.88%) OLE DB
8 7 (21.88%) XML Schema
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 7 (21.88%) ADO
8 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET
8 7 (21.88%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) ODBC
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
8 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework

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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.13%) GemFire
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Hadoop
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.88%) Datazen
5 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (6.25%) GIS
8 2 (6.25%) HBase
8 2 (6.25%) Power BI
9 1 (3.13%) HDInsight
9 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.13%) OLTP
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) Gradle
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Ant
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Field Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Development Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
2 7 (21.88%) ADO
2 7 (21.88%) ADO.NET
2 7 (21.88%) Autofac
2 7 (21.88%) Castle Windsor
2 7 (21.88%) Entity Framework
2 7 (21.88%) ODBC
2 7 (21.88%) OLE
2 7 (21.88%) OLE DB
2 7 (21.88%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (21.88%) XML
2 7 (21.88%) XML Schema
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Kafka
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
1 10 (31.25%) Smart Meter
2 7 (21.88%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) IVR
6 1 (3.13%) BYOD
6 1 (3.13%) Social Media
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Open Source
5 6 (18.75%) Analytics
5 6 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 6 (18.75%) Logistics
5 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) Use Case
8 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
5 5 (15.63%) R
5 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) C
6 4 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) CITP
3 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (12.50%) PMP
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) MCSD
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
6 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) SAP
4 5 (15.63%) Remedy
5 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) ESRI
6 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat