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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 141 175 222
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +47
Contract jobs citing Big Data 126 101 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.03% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.92% 4.59% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 19
Median daily rate £470 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £525 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
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 £43.92 £33.33 -
% change year-on-year
+31.77% -
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
1820 2202 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.16% 22.46% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1338 1063
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £42.50 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +36 38 £425 - 2
Hampshire +18 23 £550 -4.34% 9
Surrey +15 23 £500 +25.00% 15
Berkshire +1 20 £473 -5.45% 15
West Sussex -5 7 £338 - 1
Middlesex - 5 £400 -
East Sussex +5 3 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire -21 3 £513 +13.88% 12
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 129 (53.75%) Hadoop
2 75 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (29.58%) Java
3 71 (29.58%) Analytics
4 67 (27.92%) Apache Spark
5 60 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (22.92%) ETL
7 52 (21.67%) SQL
7 52 (21.67%) Apache Hive
8 48 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (18.33%) Finance
10 41 (17.08%) Scala
11 39 (16.25%) HBase
12 38 (15.83%) Python
12 38 (15.83%) Linux
13 36 (15.00%) NoSQL
13 36 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (13.75%) Elasticsearch
15 32 (13.33%) SQL Server
16 31 (12.92%) Scrum
17 30 (12.50%) Data Architecture
18 29 (12.08%) Apache
19 28 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (11.67%) MapReduce
20 26 (10.83%) Apache Pig
20 26 (10.83%) Oracle
21 25 (10.42%) Unix
21 25 (10.42%) Data Modelling
21 25 (10.42%) Data Analytics
22 24 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics

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 67 (27.92%) Apache Spark
2 33 (13.75%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (12.08%) Apache
4 26 (10.83%) Apache Pig
5 17 (7.08%) SAS
6 7 (2.92%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.67%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (1.25%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.25%) GemFire
8 3 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.83%) CMS
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.50%) SPSS
3 4 (1.67%) MS Office
4 3 (1.25%) Stata
5 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.42%) Amazon Kinesis
2 13 (5.42%) GitHub
3 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.75%) PaaS
5 7 (2.92%) SaaS
6 5 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.83%) IaaS
9 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.92%) Internet
2 3 (1.25%) SNMP
3 2 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) AMQP
4 1 (0.42%) ATM
4 1 (0.42%) DSL
4 1 (0.42%) MQTT
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (53.75%) Hadoop
2 52 (21.67%) Apache Hive
3 48 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (16.25%) HBase
5 36 (15.00%) NoSQL
6 32 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 28 (11.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 19 (7.92%) MySQL
10 18 (7.50%) Data Mining
10 18 (7.50%) MongoDB
11 17 (7.08%) Impala
11 17 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (5.42%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (5.00%) Sqoop
15 11 (4.58%) Cloudera CDH
15 11 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (4.17%) Power BI
16 10 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.33%) Gradle
4 5 (2.08%) JUnit
5 4 (1.67%) Ant
5 4 (1.67%) Maven
5 4 (1.67%) Subversion
5 4 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.25%) GitLab
7 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.83%) PigUnit
7 2 (0.83%) PyUnit
7 2 (0.83%) RSpec
7 2 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.42%) JMeter
8 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (18.33%) Finance
2 20 (8.33%) Banking
3 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.00%) Marketing
5 6 (2.50%) Billing
5 6 (2.50%) Legal
6 5 (2.08%) Retail
7 4 (1.67%) Electronics
7 4 (1.67%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (29.17%) Developer
2 35 (14.58%) Architect
3 31 (12.92%) Data Architect
4 29 (12.08%) Big Data Developer
5 23 (9.58%) Big Data Architect
5 23 (9.58%) Consultant
6 21 (8.75%) Analyst
7 15 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.00%) Data Scientist
8 12 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.58%) Apache Spark Developer
9 11 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (4.58%) Technical Leader
10 10 (4.17%) Data Engineer
10 10 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
11 9 (3.75%) Big Data Engineer
11 9 (3.75%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.33%) Hadoop Architect
12 8 (3.33%) Hadoop Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.50%) SOAP
2 14 (5.83%) Spark Streaming
3 13 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (5.42%) Web Services
4 9 (3.75%) XML
5 8 (3.33%) .NET
5 8 (3.33%) J2EE
5 8 (3.33%) JSON
6 7 (2.92%) Kafka
7 6 (2.50%) Java EE
8 5 (2.08%) SciPy
9 4 (1.67%) CSS
9 4 (1.67%) D3.js
9 4 (1.67%) Leaflet
9 4 (1.67%) REST
10 3 (1.25%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (1.25%) Pandas
10 3 (1.25%) scikit-learn
10 3 (1.25%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.25%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.75%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 11 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.58%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.58%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.58%) Statistics
5 8 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.67%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.67%) PKI
6 4 (1.67%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Smart Energy
7 3 (1.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (1.25%) Clustering
7 3 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.83%) Linux
2 25 (10.42%) Unix
3 9 (3.75%) CentOS
3 9 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.92%) Windows
5 5 (2.08%) AIX
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (29.58%) Analytics
3 60 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (22.92%) ETL
5 31 (12.92%) Scrum
6 30 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 28 (11.67%) MapReduce
8 25 (10.42%) Data Analytics
8 25 (10.42%) Data Modelling
9 24 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
10 23 (9.58%) Data Analysis
11 19 (7.92%) Machine Learning
12 18 (7.50%) Configuration Management
13 17 (7.08%) DevOps
13 17 (7.08%) TDD
14 16 (6.67%) ITIL
14 16 (6.67%) Project Management
15 12 (5.00%) Use Case
16 11 (4.58%) Business Analysis
16 11 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.58%) Java
2 52 (21.67%) SQL
3 41 (17.08%) Scala
4 38 (15.83%) Python
5 22 (9.17%) JavaScript
6 17 (7.08%) R
7 16 (6.67%) Perl
7 16 (6.67%) PHP
8 10 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.75%) C#
9 9 (3.75%) Ruby
9 9 (3.75%) VB
10 8 (3.33%) C++
10 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.25%) VBScript
13 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.17%) Degree
2 18 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) PhD
5 5 (2.08%) CITP
5 5 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.08%) PMP
6 3 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.25%) ISEB
7 2 (0.83%) CISSP
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) VCAP
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.58%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.67%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) SLA
4 3 (1.25%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.25%) SSAE 16
5 2 (0.83%) COBIT
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (6.25%) Apache Flume
2 14 (5.83%) HDFS
3 4 (1.67%) Docker
4 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.83%) Firmware
5 2 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (3.33%) Oozie
1 8 (3.33%) Puppet
2 6 (2.50%) Control-M
3 4 (1.67%) Ansible
3 4 (1.67%) Kibana
3 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.25%) Nagios
4 3 (1.25%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 26 (10.83%) Oracle
2 22 (9.17%) Cloudera
3 18 (7.50%) VMware
4 11 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.58%) Tableau
5 10 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (3.75%) Cognos
6 9 (3.75%) Hortonworks
6 9 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.75%) SAP
7 8 (3.33%) Ab Initio
8 7 (2.92%) IBM
9 5 (2.08%) MapR
10 4 (1.67%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (1.67%) Netezza
10 4 (1.67%) Talend
11 3 (1.25%) EMC
11 3 (1.25%) Informatica
11 3 (1.25%) Zend
12 2 (0.83%) Cisco
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