The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 123 166 228
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +62
Contract jobs citing Big Data 145 106 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 1.07% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.54% 4.85% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 13
Median daily rate £525 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £363 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.33 £67.00
% change year-on-year
+35.01% -50.25%
Big Data
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1697 2185 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.65% 22.14% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1303 958
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Big Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Big Data across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Big Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Big Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Big Data across the South East region.

Big Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +57 41 £438 +6.06% 5
Surrey +35 32 £525 +35.48% 6
Berkshire +5 25 £625 +25.00% 10
Hampshire +21 24 £575 +27.77% 13
West Sussex -6 6 £338 -10.00%
Oxfordshire -37 6 £513 -1.44% 7
Middlesex - 6 £375 -
East Sussex +2 2 £413 - 2
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 173 (64.79%) Hadoop
2 109 (40.82%) Java
3 98 (36.70%) Apache Spark
4 81 (30.34%) Analytics
5 80 (29.96%) Apache Hive
6 67 (25.09%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (23.97%) SQL
9 62 (23.22%) HBase
10 58 (21.72%) Linux
11 55 (20.60%) ETL
12 52 (19.48%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (19.10%) Python
14 50 (18.73%) NoSQL
15 48 (17.98%) MapReduce
15 48 (17.98%) Apache Pig
16 46 (17.23%) Scala
17 45 (16.85%) Apache Cassandra
18 44 (16.48%) Apache
19 41 (15.36%) Finance
20 39 (14.61%) Unix
21 36 (13.48%) SQL Server
22 35 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
23 33 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
23 33 (12.36%) HDFS
24 32 (11.99%) Cloudera
24 32 (11.99%) Scrum
24 32 (11.99%) Data Modelling
25 31 (11.61%) Oracle
26 30 (11.24%) Analytical Skills

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 98 (36.70%) Apache Spark
2 48 (17.98%) Apache Pig
3 44 (16.48%) Apache
4 35 (13.11%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (7.12%) Apache Solr
5 19 (7.12%) SAS
6 7 (2.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.87%) GemFire
8 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (1.12%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.12%) nginx
9 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.75%) CMS
10 2 (0.75%) Jetty
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.25%) SPSS
2 3 (1.12%) Stata
3 2 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.37%) PaaS
4 13 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.87%) GitHub
5 11 (4.12%) SaaS
6 10 (3.75%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (2.62%) Amazon EMR
8 5 (1.87%) Office 365
9 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.75%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.62%) LAN
2 7 (2.62%) WAN
3 6 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) SNMP
5 1 (0.37%) AMQP
5 1 (0.37%) DSL
5 1 (0.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (64.79%) Hadoop
2 80 (29.96%) Apache Hive
3 62 (23.22%) HBase
4 52 (19.48%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (18.73%) NoSQL
6 45 (16.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 36 (13.48%) SQL Server
8 26 (9.74%) MongoDB
9 25 (9.36%) MySQL
9 25 (9.36%) Sqoop
10 24 (8.99%) Relational Database
11 17 (6.37%) Impala
12 15 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (5.62%) Data Mining
13 12 (4.49%) Apache Zeppelin
13 12 (4.49%) Cloudera CDH
13 12 (4.49%) RDBMS
13 12 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (3.75%) Data Lake
14 10 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Git (software)
1 12 (4.49%) Gradle
2 10 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.62%) JUnit
3 7 (2.62%) Selenium
4 6 (2.25%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.25%) Subversion
5 5 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.12%) GitLab
6 3 (1.12%) Maven
7 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.75%) JMeter
7 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.75%) PigUnit
7 2 (0.75%) PyUnit
7 2 (0.75%) RSpec
7 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.37%) Hudson
8 1 (0.37%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (15.36%) Finance
2 17 (6.37%) Banking
3 13 (4.87%) Marketing
3 13 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.25%) Billing
4 6 (2.25%) Legal
5 3 (1.12%) Electronics
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
5 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 77 (28.84%) Developer
2 40 (14.98%) Architect
3 36 (13.48%) Big Data Developer
3 36 (13.48%) Data Architect
4 26 (9.74%) Consultant
5 24 (8.99%) Big Data Architect
6 23 (8.61%) Java Developer
7 16 (5.99%) Administrator
7 16 (5.99%) Analyst
8 15 (5.62%) Hadoop Architect
9 14 (5.24%) Apache Spark Developer
9 14 (5.24%) Data Scientist
10 13 (4.87%) Hadoop Developer
10 13 (4.87%) Technical Leader
11 12 (4.49%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (4.12%) Data Administrator
13 10 (3.75%) Big Data Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Data Engineer
13 10 (3.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.87%) Kafka
2 18 (6.74%) Spark Streaming
3 16 (5.99%) Web Services
4 15 (5.62%) SOAP
5 11 (4.12%) JSON
5 11 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (3.37%) Apache Tez
6 9 (3.37%) Spring
7 8 (3.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (2.62%) J2EE
8 7 (2.62%) XML
9 6 (2.25%) Java EE
9 6 (2.25%) REST
9 6 (2.25%) SciPy
10 5 (1.87%) .NET
10 5 (1.87%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.87%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.87%) Spring Integration
11 4 (1.50%) D3.js
11 4 (1.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.49%) Visualisation
3 19 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.99%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.49%) Statistics
6 11 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.75%) Smart Meter
8 9 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.37%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.62%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.62%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.87%) Smart Energy
11 4 (1.50%) Clustering
11 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.50%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.50%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.50%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.50%) PKI
11 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.72%) Linux
2 39 (14.61%) Unix
3 12 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.00%) CentOS
5 4 (1.50%) AIX
6 3 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.34%) Analytics
2 67 (25.09%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (20.60%) ETL
5 48 (17.98%) MapReduce
6 32 (11.99%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.99%) Scrum
7 27 (10.11%) TDD
8 25 (9.36%) Data Architecture
8 25 (9.36%) Machine Learning
9 24 (8.99%) Configuration Management
9 24 (8.99%) Data Analysis
10 20 (7.49%) Data Analytics
11 19 (7.12%) Data Management
11 19 (7.12%) ITIL
12 18 (6.74%) Big Data Analytics
12 18 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.74%) Open Source
13 16 (5.99%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (5.99%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 109 (40.82%) Java
2 64 (23.97%) SQL
3 51 (19.10%) Python
4 46 (17.23%) Scala
5 20 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.37%) C++
6 17 (6.37%) R
7 13 (4.87%) Perl
7 13 (4.87%) PHP
7 13 (4.87%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.12%) Ruby
9 9 (3.37%) VB
10 8 (3.00%) C
11 5 (1.87%) ABAP
12 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.12%) C#
13 3 (1.12%) VBScript
14 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (10.11%) Degree
2 21 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.24%) PhD
5 7 (2.62%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.87%) CITP
6 5 (1.87%) ISEB
6 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.87%) PMP
7 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.75%) CISSP
8 2 (0.75%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.37%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) VCAP
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.75%) SLA
3 6 (2.25%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.12%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (1.12%) QA
6 3 (1.12%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.75%) COBIT
8 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (12.36%) HDFS
2 24 (8.99%) Apache Flume
3 13 (4.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.87%) Docker
6 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.75%) Firmware
7 2 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (8.99%) Hadoop YARN
2 21 (7.87%) Oozie
3 11 (4.12%) Ambari
4 8 (3.00%) Puppet
5 6 (2.25%) Ansible
5 6 (2.25%) Control-M
6 5 (1.87%) Kibana
7 4 (1.50%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.75%) Nagios
8 2 (0.75%) SCOM
8 2 (0.75%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.37%) logstash
9 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (11.99%) Cloudera
2 31 (11.61%) Oracle
3 22 (8.24%) Hortonworks
4 14 (5.24%) VMware
5 13 (4.87%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.87%) SAP
6 12 (4.49%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (4.12%) Ab Initio
7 11 (4.12%) Tableau
8 10 (3.75%) Teradata
9 9 (3.37%) Cisco
10 8 (3.00%) Cognos
10 8 (3.00%) IBM
11 7 (2.62%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.25%) MapR
13 5 (1.87%) Netezza
13 5 (1.87%) Talend
14 4 (1.50%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (1.50%) Informatica
15 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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