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 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 159 179 191
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Big Data 111 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 0.87% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 4.53% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 28
Median daily rate £428 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £627 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
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
1865 1790 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.32% 19.18% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1098 1024
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 25 47
Median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 May 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 25 May 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
Berkshire -4 31 £485 +6.18% 17
Buckinghamshire +27 21 £425 -15.00% 4
Surrey -7 21 £413 -8.33% 17
West Sussex -17 16 £381 -4.68% 1
East Sussex - 9 - - 2
Hampshire +1 7 £588 +38.23% 10
Oxfordshire +13 3 £413 -8.33% 10
Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex -6 1 - -
Big Data
England

Big Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 94 (41.05%) Hadoop
2 87 (37.99%) Analytics
3 76 (33.19%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (26.64%) Java
5 54 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (23.14%) Python
7 52 (22.71%) Linux
8 42 (18.34%) SQL
9 35 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (15.28%) Elasticsearch
10 34 (14.85%) Data Analytics
10 34 (14.85%) Degree
11 33 (14.41%) NoSQL
11 33 (14.41%) Windows
11 33 (14.41%) Oracle
11 33 (14.41%) JavaScript
11 33 (14.41%) Finance
12 31 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (12.66%) SAS
13 29 (12.66%) R
13 29 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (12.23%) DevOps
14 28 (12.23%) Scrum
15 27 (11.79%) SQL Server
15 27 (11.79%) Big Data Analytics
16 26 (11.35%) Configuration Management
16 26 (11.35%) Data Analysis
16 26 (11.35%) Apache Spark
17 25 (10.92%) ETL
18 24 (10.48%) Web Services

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 35 (15.28%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (12.66%) SAS
3 26 (11.35%) Apache Spark
4 14 (6.11%) Apache
5 13 (5.68%) OpenStack
6 10 (4.37%) Apache Pig
7 9 (3.93%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.31%) Node.js
9 3 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.31%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.44%) IIS
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.18%) SPSS
3 3 (1.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Weka
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.68%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (3.93%) GitHub
5 5 (2.18%) SaaS
6 4 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.31%) IaaS
7 3 (1.31%) PaaS
8 2 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.87%) Heroku
9 1 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.24%) Internet
2 6 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.18%) SAN
4 4 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.87%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) AMQP
6 1 (0.44%) ATM
6 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) FCoE
6 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.44%) MQTT
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (41.05%) Hadoop
2 35 (15.28%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (14.41%) NoSQL
4 27 (11.79%) SQL Server
5 24 (10.48%) Apache Hive
6 22 (9.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (8.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (6.11%) HPCC
9 11 (4.80%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (4.37%) MySQL
11 9 (3.93%) Data Mining
11 9 (3.93%) Datazen
11 9 (3.93%) Power BI
11 9 (3.93%) QlikView
12 8 (3.49%) HBase
12 8 (3.49%) MongoDB
13 7 (3.06%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 15 (6.55%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.68%) Ant
2 13 (5.68%) Maven
3 7 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.06%) Gradle
4 3 (1.31%) Subversion
4 3 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.87%) JUnit
5 2 (0.87%) PyUnit
5 2 (0.87%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.87%) Redmine
5 2 (0.87%) RSpec
5 2 (0.87%) Selenium
6 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 33 (14.41%) Finance
2 17 (7.42%) Banking
3 14 (6.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.06%) Marketing
4 7 (3.06%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.18%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Publishing
7 3 (1.31%) Electronics
7 3 (1.31%) Legal
7 3 (1.31%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.87%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (29.26%) Developer
2 39 (17.03%) Architect
3 26 (11.35%) Big Data Developer
4 24 (10.48%) Data Architect
5 21 (9.17%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.73%) Data Scientist
7 19 (8.30%) Big Data Architect
8 17 (7.42%) Analyst
9 15 (6.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (6.11%) Project Manager
11 13 (5.68%) Consultant
12 12 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 12 (5.24%) Senior Developer
12 12 (5.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 10 (4.37%) Hadoop Architect
13 10 (4.37%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.48%) Web Services
2 19 (8.30%) RESTful
3 15 (6.55%) SOAP
4 13 (5.68%) .NET
5 12 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (4.37%) AngularJS
6 10 (4.37%) XML
7 9 (3.93%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.93%) ADO
7 9 (3.93%) ADO.NET
7 9 (3.93%) Autofac
7 9 (3.93%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (3.93%) Entity Framework
7 9 (3.93%) jQuery
7 9 (3.93%) JSON
7 9 (3.93%) ODBC
7 9 (3.93%) OLE
7 9 (3.93%) OLE DB
7 9 (3.93%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (3.93%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.55%) Statistics
3 15 (6.55%) Visualisation
4 12 (5.24%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.93%) Internet of Things
6 9 (3.93%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.93%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.93%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.18%) Smart Energy
9 4 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.75%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.31%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.31%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.31%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.31%) VCE vBlock
11 2 (0.87%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.71%) Linux
2 33 (14.41%) Windows
3 13 (5.68%) CentOS
3 13 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 7 (3.06%) Unix
4 7 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.99%) Analytics
2 76 (33.19%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (14.85%) Data Analytics
5 28 (12.23%) DevOps
5 28 (12.23%) Scrum
6 27 (11.79%) Big Data Analytics
7 26 (11.35%) Configuration Management
7 26 (11.35%) Data Analysis
8 25 (10.92%) ETL
9 21 (9.17%) Data Modelling
10 20 (8.73%) Data Architecture
11 16 (6.99%) Business Analysis
11 16 (6.99%) Machine Learning
11 16 (6.99%) Project Management
12 15 (6.55%) MapReduce
13 13 (5.68%) Open Source
13 13 (5.68%) TDD
13 13 (5.68%) Use Case
14 12 (5.24%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.64%) Java
2 53 (23.14%) Python
3 42 (18.34%) SQL
4 33 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.66%) R
6 22 (9.61%) Bash Shell
6 22 (9.61%) C++
7 18 (7.86%) Perl
8 15 (6.55%) Scala
9 14 (6.11%) C#
10 12 (5.24%) C
10 12 (5.24%) PHP
11 11 (4.80%) Ruby
12 10 (4.37%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.93%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.44%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 34 (14.85%) Degree
2 14 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.18%) CITP
4 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.18%) PhD
5 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.75%) PMP
6 3 (1.31%) MCSD
6 3 (1.31%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) MCITP
7 2 (0.87%) MCTS
7 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) QA
2 8 (3.49%) SLA
3 6 (2.62%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.75%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.87%) COBIT
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
2 2 (0.87%) GridGain
2 2 (0.87%) HDFS
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
3 1 (0.44%) UAG
3 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.99%) Puppet
2 13 (5.68%) Ansible
3 7 (3.06%) Graphite
3 7 (3.06%) logstash
3 7 (3.06%) Terraform
4 6 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.31%) Kibana
5 3 (1.31%) Nagios
5 3 (1.31%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.31%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.44%) Oozie
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 33 (14.41%) Oracle
2 23 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.99%) VMware
4 10 (4.37%) SAP
4 10 (4.37%) Tableau
5 9 (3.93%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (3.06%) Cognos
6 7 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.06%) Remedy
7 6 (2.62%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.18%) IBM
9 4 (1.75%) EMC
9 4 (1.75%) HP
9 4 (1.75%) Teradata
10 3 (1.31%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.31%) Cisco
10 3 (1.31%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (1.31%) Talend
10 3 (1.31%) Zend
11 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
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