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 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 139 180 201
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +21
Contract jobs citing Big Data 123 92 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 0.96% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.66% 4.39% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 25
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £463 £444
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +143.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £50.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +143.90%
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
1848 2097 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.95% 21.96% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1306 1029
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 26 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.50
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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +30 32 £500 +17.64% 4
Surrey +8 26 £450 +12.50% 16
Hampshire +12 20 £525 -8.69% 7
Berkshire -12 20 £470 -3.58% 14
West Sussex -7 11 £350 +7.69%
Middlesex - 5 £400 -
East Sussex +4 3 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 3 £475 +5.55% 5
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 126 (50.81%) Hadoop
2 90 (36.29%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (30.24%) Analytics
4 66 (26.61%) Java
5 60 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (24.19%) Apache Spark
6 56 (22.58%) SQL
7 54 (21.77%) ETL
8 53 (21.37%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (21.37%) Finance
9 50 (20.16%) Apache Hive
10 42 (16.94%) Scala
11 41 (16.53%) Python
12 39 (15.73%) SQL Server
13 37 (14.92%) HBase
14 36 (14.52%) Oracle
15 35 (14.11%) NoSQL
16 33 (13.31%) Linux
16 33 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (12.90%) Data Architecture
18 31 (12.50%) Scrum
19 30 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
20 29 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
21 28 (11.29%) MapReduce
21 28 (11.29%) Data Analytics
22 27 (10.89%) Big Data Analytics
23 26 (10.48%) Data Modelling
24 25 (10.08%) Apache
24 25 (10.08%) Apache Pig
24 25 (10.08%) Relational Database

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 60 (24.19%) Apache Spark
2 30 (12.10%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (10.08%) Apache
3 25 (10.08%) Apache Pig
4 16 (6.45%) SAS
5 10 (4.03%) OpenStack
6 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (0.81%) CMS
8 2 (0.81%) GemFire
8 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.42%) SPSS
3 3 (1.21%) MS Office
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.84%) GitHub
4 5 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (2.02%) PaaS
4 5 (2.02%) SaaS
5 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.21%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.81%) Heroku
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.21%) SNMP
3 2 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) AMQP
4 1 (0.40%) ATM
4 1 (0.40%) DHCP
4 1 (0.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.40%) DSL
4 1 (0.40%) FCoE
4 1 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.40%) MQTT
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (50.81%) Hadoop
2 53 (21.37%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (20.16%) Apache Hive
4 39 (15.73%) SQL Server
5 37 (14.92%) HBase
6 35 (14.11%) NoSQL
7 29 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 25 (10.08%) Relational Database
9 20 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (7.66%) MySQL
11 17 (6.85%) MongoDB
12 16 (6.45%) Impala
13 15 (6.05%) Data Mining
14 14 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (5.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (4.84%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (4.44%) Sqoop
18 10 (4.03%) Power BI
19 9 (3.63%) Cloudera CDH
19 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.63%) Gradle
4 6 (2.42%) Ant
4 6 (2.42%) Maven
5 4 (1.61%) JUnit
5 4 (1.61%) Subversion
5 4 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.21%) GitLab
7 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) PigUnit
7 2 (0.81%) PyUnit
7 2 (0.81%) RSpec
8 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (21.37%) Finance
2 23 (9.27%) Banking
3 18 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.03%) Marketing
5 7 (2.82%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.42%) Billing
7 5 (2.02%) Retail
8 4 (1.61%) Legal
9 3 (1.21%) Electronics
9 3 (1.21%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (28.63%) Developer
2 34 (13.71%) Architect
3 30 (12.10%) Big Data Developer
4 27 (10.89%) Data Architect
5 25 (10.08%) Analyst
6 23 (9.27%) Big Data Architect
7 22 (8.87%) Consultant
8 15 (6.05%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.24%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.44%) Apache Spark Developer
10 11 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 11 (4.44%) Data Engineer
10 11 (4.44%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.03%) Big Data Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) Data Scientist
11 10 (4.03%) Hadoop Developer
11 10 (4.03%) Technical Leader
12 8 (3.23%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.23%) Hadoop Engineer
13 7 (2.82%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.45%) SOAP
2 13 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (5.24%) Spark Streaming
3 12 (4.84%) .NET
3 12 (4.84%) XML
4 11 (4.44%) Web Services
5 7 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.82%) ADO
5 7 (2.82%) ADO.NET
5 7 (2.82%) Autofac
5 7 (2.82%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (2.82%) Entity Framework
5 7 (2.82%) JSON
5 7 (2.82%) ODBC
5 7 (2.82%) OLE
5 7 (2.82%) OLE DB
5 7 (2.82%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (2.82%) XML Schema
6 6 (2.42%) CSS
6 6 (2.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 10 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.63%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.63%) Statistics
6 7 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.02%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.61%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.61%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.61%) Smart Energy
9 3 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.21%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.31%) Linux
2 22 (8.87%) Unix
3 16 (6.45%) Windows
4 7 (2.82%) CentOS
4 7 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.29%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (30.24%) Analytics
3 60 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (21.77%) ETL
5 32 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 31 (12.50%) Scrum
7 28 (11.29%) Data Analytics
7 28 (11.29%) MapReduce
8 27 (10.89%) Big Data Analytics
9 26 (10.48%) Data Modelling
10 24 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 20 (8.06%) Configuration Management
11 20 (8.06%) DevOps
12 18 (7.26%) Business Analysis
12 18 (7.26%) Use Case
13 16 (6.45%) TDD
14 15 (6.05%) Change Management
14 15 (6.05%) ITIL
14 15 (6.05%) Project Management
15 12 (4.84%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.61%) Java
2 56 (22.58%) SQL
3 42 (16.94%) Scala
4 41 (16.53%) Python
5 22 (8.87%) JavaScript
6 20 (8.06%) Perl
6 20 (8.06%) R
7 16 (6.45%) PHP
8 13 (5.24%) C#
9 12 (4.84%) Ruby
10 10 (4.03%) C++
10 10 (4.03%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.03%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.23%) VB
12 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.82%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.42%) C
14 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.21%) VBScript
16 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) Degree
2 18 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.02%) CITP
4 5 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.02%) PMP
5 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.61%) PhD
6 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.81%) MCITP
6 2 (0.81%) MCSD
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) MCTS
6 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.40%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.02%) QA
4 3 (1.21%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 3 (1.21%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.81%) COBIT
5 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (5.65%) Apache Flume
2 13 (5.24%) HDFS
3 4 (1.61%) Docker
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.81%) Firmware
4 2 (0.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.40%) GridGain
5 1 (0.40%) KVM
5 1 (0.40%) UAG
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) Puppet
2 8 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (2.42%) Ansible
3 6 (2.42%) Control-M
3 6 (2.42%) Oozie
3 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.61%) Kibana
4 4 (1.61%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.21%) Nagios
5 3 (1.21%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (14.52%) Oracle
2 20 (8.06%) Cloudera
2 20 (8.06%) VMware
3 19 (7.66%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.03%) Ab Initio
4 10 (4.03%) Tableau
5 9 (3.63%) MicroStrategy
5 9 (3.63%) SAP
6 8 (3.23%) Cognos
6 8 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.82%) Hortonworks
8 6 (2.42%) IBM
9 5 (2.02%) MapR
9 5 (2.02%) Remedy
10 4 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.61%) EMC
10 4 (1.61%) Netezza
10 4 (1.61%) Talend
11 3 (1.21%) Cisco
11 3 (1.21%) Informatica
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