The table below looks at the statistics for Big Data skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Big Data over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data
Rank 60 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Big Data 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.21% 0.77% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £500 £444
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.56% -21.95%
Big Data
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
125 178 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.82% 34.30% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 140 84
Median daily rate £375 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £26.70 £28.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.49% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.46 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £32.94 £29.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

Big Data
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Big Data
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Big Data Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Big Data
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cardiff -7 1 £400 -33.33% 1
Big Data
Wales

Big Data
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Big Data.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Gearman
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

Big Data
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gearman
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend