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 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 22 32 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.11% 3.44% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.74% 15.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 0
Median daily rate £550 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £46.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
124 203 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.51% 21.80% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 148 76
Median daily rate £463 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 24 January 2017.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 20 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) Apache Spark
4 16 (57.14%) Scala
5 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
6 13 (46.43%) HBase
6 13 (46.43%) Apache Hive
7 12 (42.86%) MapReduce
8 10 (35.71%) Finance
8 10 (35.71%) HDFS
9 9 (32.14%) Oozie
9 9 (32.14%) Impala
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (32.14%) Sqoop
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (25.00%) Hortonworks
11 7 (25.00%) ETL
11 7 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (25.00%) DB2
12 6 (21.43%) Ab Initio
12 6 (21.43%) Python
13 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
13 5 (17.86%) Analytics
13 5 (17.86%) Open Source
13 5 (17.86%) Marketing
14 4 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
14 4 (14.29%) Web Analytics
14 4 (14.29%) JIRA

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 17 (60.71%) Apache Spark
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Apache Pig
3 3 (10.71%) Confluence
3 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.57%) GemFire
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
3 13 (46.43%) Apache Hive
3 13 (46.43%) HBase
4 9 (32.14%) Impala
4 9 (32.14%) Sqoop
5 7 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
6 3 (10.71%) OrientDB
7 1 (3.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
1 7 (25.00%) Hadoop Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Big Data Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Data Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Product Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (3.57%) Apache CXF
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
2 1 (3.57%) Spring Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 3 (10.71%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (10.71%) Wiki
3 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) B2B
6 4 (14.29%) Competitor Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Market Research
6 4 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) OO
7 3 (10.71%) OOD
7 3 (10.71%) Product Management
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Scala
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) HDFS
2 3 (10.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Oozie
2 3 (10.71%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Hortonworks
1 7 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (21.43%) Ab Initio
3 4 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) Talend