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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data
England / South East
Rank 118 147 231
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +84
Contract jobs citing Big Data 134 118 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.77% 1.35% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 6.58% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 16
Median daily rate £500 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1465 1792 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.31% 20.57% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 1171 976
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 37
Median hourly rate £17.00 £43.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.46% +21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £60.62 £55.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +8 40 £500 +5.26% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 27 £388 +3.33% 2
Hampshire +22 23 £475 -13.63% 11
Oxfordshire -4 17 £488 -11.36% 8
Surrey +6 10 £538 +36.07% 19
East Sussex +9 8 £414 -
West Sussex -12 5 £500 +25.00%
Middlesex +7 1 - - 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 185 (65.60%) Hadoop
2 115 (40.78%) Java
3 93 (32.98%) Apache Spark
4 91 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (27.30%) Apache Hive
6 67 (23.76%) NoSQL
6 67 (23.76%) Python
7 63 (22.34%) HBase
8 60 (21.28%) Scala
9 59 (20.92%) Analytics
9 59 (20.92%) SQL
10 56 (19.86%) Linux
11 55 (19.50%) Finance
12 50 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (17.38%) Data Modelling
14 47 (16.67%) MapReduce
15 44 (15.60%) ETL
15 44 (15.60%) HDFS
16 42 (14.89%) Scrum
17 41 (14.54%) TDD
18 40 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
19 37 (13.12%) Cloudera
20 35 (12.41%) Oozie
20 35 (12.41%) Oracle
20 35 (12.41%) SQL Server
21 34 (12.06%) Sqoop
21 34 (12.06%) Open Source
22 33 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
22 33 (11.70%) Kafka
22 33 (11.70%) Apache Cassandra

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 93 (32.98%) Apache Spark
2 31 (10.99%) Apache Pig
3 24 (8.51%) Apache
4 18 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (6.38%) SAS
5 17 (6.03%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.13%) Confluence
8 4 (1.42%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.06%) GemFire
9 3 (1.06%) nginx
10 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.71%) Jetty
10 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.35%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (2.84%) MS Office
2 7 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.06%) Stata
4 2 (0.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.96%) PaaS
4 12 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.84%) Office 365
6 7 (2.48%) SaaS
7 5 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.06%) GitHub
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.26%) Kerberos
1 12 (4.26%) WAN
2 10 (3.55%) LAN
3 5 (1.77%) SSH
4 4 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.42%) SAN
4 4 (1.42%) Skype
5 3 (1.06%) HTTP
5 3 (1.06%) ICMP
5 3 (1.06%) Internet
5 3 (1.06%) Intranet
5 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (65.60%) Hadoop
2 77 (27.30%) Apache Hive
3 67 (23.76%) NoSQL
4 63 (22.34%) HBase
5 35 (12.41%) SQL Server
6 34 (12.06%) Sqoop
7 33 (11.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (10.99%) Impala
9 27 (9.57%) MongoDB
10 22 (7.80%) Relational Database
11 18 (6.38%) Data Lake
12 15 (5.32%) MySQL
13 13 (4.61%) DB2
14 12 (4.26%) Power BI
15 11 (3.90%) RDBMS
16 9 (3.19%) Apache Zeppelin
16 9 (3.19%) Oracle Exadata
17 8 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (5.67%) JIRA
2 14 (4.96%) Gradle
2 14 (4.96%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.55%) Selenium
5 9 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.19%) Hudson
6 6 (2.13%) Ant
6 6 (2.13%) JUnit
7 5 (1.77%) Maven
7 5 (1.77%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (1.06%) Subversion
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.35%) ERwin
10 1 (0.35%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.35%) JMeter
10 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.35%) NUnit
10 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (19.50%) Finance
2 29 (10.28%) Banking
3 22 (7.80%) Marketing
4 13 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.55%) Retail
6 6 (2.13%) Publishing
7 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.06%) Military
9 2 (0.71%) Games
9 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (27.30%) Developer
2 57 (20.21%) Architect
3 45 (15.96%) Data Architect
4 30 (10.64%) Big Data Developer
5 27 (9.57%) Hadoop Developer
5 27 (9.57%) Java Developer
6 25 (8.87%) Big Data Architect
7 22 (7.80%) Administrator
8 19 (6.74%) Analyst
8 19 (6.74%) Consultant
8 19 (6.74%) Data Engineer
9 14 (4.96%) Big Data Engineer
10 12 (4.26%) Data Administrator
10 12 (4.26%) Scala Developer
11 11 (3.90%) Apache Spark Developer
12 10 (3.55%) Hadoop Architect
12 10 (3.55%) Hadoop Consultant
12 10 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (3.55%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.70%) Kafka
2 15 (5.32%) .NET
2 15 (5.32%) Spring
2 15 (5.32%) Web Services
3 10 (3.55%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.19%) Apache Tez
4 9 (3.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (2.84%) CSS
5 8 (2.84%) HTML
5 8 (2.84%) JMS
5 8 (2.84%) JSON
5 8 (2.84%) Spark Streaming
6 7 (2.48%) Django
6 7 (2.48%) Java EE
6 7 (2.48%) XML
7 6 (2.13%) EJB
7 6 (2.13%) REST
7 6 (2.13%) XSLT
8 5 (1.77%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.19%) Grid Computing
2 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.84%) Credit Risk
3 8 (2.84%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.48%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.13%) User Experience
6 5 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.42%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.42%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.06%) Wiki
9 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.86%) Linux
2 28 (9.93%) Unix
3 15 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (4.96%) Windows
5 10 (3.55%) Ubuntu
6 9 (3.19%) CentOS
7 6 (2.13%) Debian
8 5 (1.77%) MVS
8 5 (1.77%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.92%) Analytics
3 50 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (17.38%) Data Modelling
5 47 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 44 (15.60%) ETL
7 42 (14.89%) Scrum
8 41 (14.54%) TDD
9 34 (12.06%) Open Source
10 32 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (8.51%) Data Architecture
11 24 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (8.16%) Data Management
13 22 (7.80%) DevOps
14 18 (6.38%) Visualisation
15 17 (6.03%) Data Governance
15 17 (6.03%) High Availability
16 16 (5.67%) Configuration Management
16 16 (5.67%) Machine Learning
16 16 (5.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 115 (40.78%) Java
2 67 (23.76%) Python
3 60 (21.28%) Scala
4 59 (20.92%) SQL
5 21 (7.45%) C
6 20 (7.09%) R
7 19 (6.74%) C++
8 14 (4.96%) Perl
9 11 (3.90%) C#
9 11 (3.90%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.84%) Ruby
12 7 (2.48%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 6 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.13%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.77%) ABAP
14 5 (1.77%) VB
15 2 (0.71%) VBA
16 1 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.03%) Degree
2 17 (6.03%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.13%) ISEB
4 6 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.13%) PhD
5 4 (1.42%) CCIE
5 4 (1.42%) CCNP
5 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.42%) MCSA
5 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.42%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.35%) CISSP
6 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (2.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.13%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (15.60%) HDFS
2 17 (6.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 16 (5.67%) Apache Flume
4 9 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.84%) Docker
6 5 (1.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (12.41%) Oozie
2 23 (8.16%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (5.67%) Ansible
4 12 (4.26%) Ambari
5 11 (3.90%) Puppet
6 8 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.77%) SELinux
8 4 (1.42%) Mesos
8 4 (1.42%) SCOM
9 1 (0.35%) Kibana
9 1 (0.35%) logstash
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (13.12%) Cloudera
2 35 (12.41%) Oracle
3 27 (9.57%) Hortonworks
4 22 (7.80%) MicroStrategy
5 16 (5.67%) Teradata
6 14 (4.96%) Ab Initio
6 14 (4.96%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.61%) Cisco
7 13 (4.61%) Microsoft
7 13 (4.61%) SAP
8 10 (3.55%) Informatica
8 10 (3.55%) Netezza
9 8 (2.84%) Tableau
10 6 (2.13%) IBM
10 6 (2.13%) MapR
11 5 (1.77%) ESRI
11 5 (1.77%) Talend
12 4 (1.42%) VMware
13 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.06%) Splunk
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